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Konkan Railway Corporation

Konkan Railway Corporation
Company nameKonkan Railway Corporation Ltd.
Company typePublic Limited
IndustryRailways
FoundedJuly 19, 1990
HeadquartersNavi Mumbai
Area servedIndian states of Maharashtra, Goa and Karnataka
Key peopleE. Sreedharan
ParentIndian Railways

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Konkan Railway Corporation (KRC) is a subsidiary of the Indian Railways (IR). It operates the Konkan Railways, a subsidiary zone of the Indian Railways. It is headquartered at Belapur in Navi Mumbai. The company started its full operations of trains on 26 January 1998. Konkan Railway Corporation is at the forefront of research and development of new technologies and concepts for Indian railways. During its initial years of operations in the mountainous Konkan region, a spate of accidents prompted Konkan Railway to investigate new technologies. The anti-collision devices, the Sky Bus and RORO are a few of the innovations from Konkan Railways.


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