Conductor Guard, Railway

Train Conductor

Train Guard

Minimum 10th pass or ITI

Will be updated

The tasks a Conductor Guard, Railway is expected to perform include:

Maintaining reservation chart of passengers and looking after their general comforts such as finding their accommodation, arranging for their meals, cleanliness of compartments, etc. in train

Receiving copy of reservation chart of passengers from Reservation Clerk before start of journey

Directing passengers having reservation to their reserved seats or berths and preventing unauthorized passengers from entering compartment

Maintaining list of vacant berths and allotting them to passengers entertaining at way side stations

Assisting passengers in arranging their meals or lodging in rest-rooms at important stations where such facilities are provided by railways

Handing over reservation charts and papers to relieving Conductor at his destination station

Knowledge of all railway traffic and operative rules

Well-versed in directing passengers having reservation to their reserved seats or berths

Knowledge of safety regulations to be followed

Proficient in maintaining list of vacant berths and allotting them to passengers

Proficient in reporting to appropriate authority any complaint which he is unable to remedy immediately

Knowledge of looking after invalid, sick and lady passengers travelling singly during night

Knowledge of taking steps to be taken to avoid overcrowding in compartments

Knowledge of arranging supply of linen and bedding to upper class passengers

Knowledge of awaking or reminding passengers to alight at their destination station during night

Knowledge of assisting Guard, Passenger Train in issuing certificate to passengers for issue or extension of tickets

Knowledge of reporting to appropriate authority any complaint which he is unable to remedy immediately

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

Need not 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)

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 20,000 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