North Central Railway, Allahabad came to be recognised as a separate entity from 1st April 2003. This was done to meet the growing demand for transportation facilities for this zone. The North Central Railways serve a large area of North India with its divisions at Allahabad (headquarters), Jhansi and Agra. The trains plying at North Central Railway connect states, such as, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan.
The North Central Railway (NCR) is renowned for its tourist friendly services. Places, such as, Agra, Chitrakut Dham, Khajuraho, Gwalior and other tourist destinations can be accessed with the help of the trains running to and fro for North Central Railway, Allahabad. For a mother operation this division of Indian railway has been categorised into several departments, like, administrations, medical, mechanical, operation, civil engineering, construction, safety, security, electrical, commercial, etc.
For the convenience of both national and foreign passengers there are online services where one can check out the train services, their timings, cancellation rules and others. Trains, like, Chennai Express, Gour Express, Mumbai Mail, Amritsar Express, Poorva Express, Deheradun Express and numerous other trains are part of the North Central Railway (NCR), Allahabad services.