Station Master, Railway

Station Head, Railway

Minimum 10th pass or ITI

Will be updated

The tasks a Station Master, Railway is expected to perform include:

Coordinating work of all employees at railway station and supervising operation of all trains within his station limits

Notifying employees of changes in arrival and departure times of trains, boarding track numbers, and other changes affecting passengers for announcement over loud speakers and for posting on call board

Ascertaining that shift workers and trains crews report as scheduled, and obtaining replacements, if necessary

Supervising activities of passengers service personnel to ensure efficient and courteous service

Obtaining clearance of line from next or junction station

Authorizing departure of passenger trains after transfer of mail and baggage is completed, delaying its departure, if necessary

Authorizing repairs of station facilities or delegating their supervision

Investigating into causes of public complaints, minor accidents, etc. and takes remedial steps

Reporting major mistakes, accidents, etc. to higher authorities

Supervising performance of clerical and station staff, maintaining prescribed records, registers, account, stock position, etc.

Submitting reports and returns as scheduled

Proficient in coordinating work of all employees at railway station and supervising operation of all trains

Proficient in reporting major mistakes, accidents, etc. to higher authorities

Knowledge of all railway traffic and operative rules

Proficient in examining records and registers maintained

Knowledge of safety regulations to be followed

Proficient in resolving public complaints and investigating minor accidents, theft of goods, delays, etc.

Knowledge of performing clerical tasks, selling tickets, etc. in small stations

Good physical health

Problem solving ability

Good mental health

Flexible for spending long days away from home

Team worker




It needs one to be on their toes

May need to handle a team

Travelling maybe a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs are not available in some cities

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Working hours are 9/10 hours everyday for 5/6 days a week

Shift system is available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?
This job is suitable for candidates with One Arm (OA) and One Leg (OL)

The job is considered mildly hazardous or dangerous

Health hazards include working at odd hours, standing for long hours, etc.

Occupational hazards include overexertion, stress-related illness, back pain, body-ache, etc.

For freshers - INR 15,000 to INR 25,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Overview of Indian Railways in India

Indian Railway is one of the largest world?s railway networks which is appreciated and accepted by the rest world. The tracks of the Indian Railways are spreading over 115000 km in the route of 65000 km and 7500 stations. Indian Railways is Indian state owned network which is operated and control by the Ministry of Railway, Government of India. Indian Railways is divided into 4 zones Northern Railways, Eastern Railways, Southern Railways and Western Railways. Indian Railways has around 1.3 million of employees dedicated to sharpen the quality and workings of Indian Railways. And Indian Railways keep recruiting more employees throughout the year.

Railways Jobs are the one of the highly preferred and searchable jobs by the desirable candidates and also having a huge scope in India. Well, Indian Railway are never ending network in India that means there may be a chances of Advancement and Development but there will be 0% chances of the termination of Indian Railways. So having Jobs in Indian Railways is the great thing to be secure in the whole life and to earn higher income.

From the Low Level to the Top Level, Indian Railways issued the vacancies to join the Indian Railways each year. The regions are divided into four and each region released their recruitment notification. Every year around lakhs number of vacancies is released by the Indian Railways of the every region in which large number of people applied for and some of them deserving and suitable candidates get the job in the Railways.

Indian Railways

Towns and cities across India