FUNCTIONS OF CIVIL ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT
The geographical jurisdiction of the Railway is extended over three states as West Bengal, Odissa & Jharkhand.
The Civil Engineering Departments responsible for the construction, Renewal and maintenance of all Civil Engineering assets, viz all buildings including station buildings, residential quarter, hospital, sheds, workshop structures, goods sheds etc., water supply and sanitary installations, Railway tracks, sidings and all allied structures, Bridges including Road over bridges and Road under bridges.
The Civil Engineering (open line) organization is headed by the Principal Chief Engineer. The Principal Chief Engineer is assisted by Chief Engineers in the Headquarter at Garden Reach, Kolkata.