Over 2.5 lakh vacant posts in Railways

New Delhi (NDRB):  Over 2.5 lakh posts are lying vacant in Railways, Rajya Sabha was informed today.

The total number of vacancies in railways are estimated at 2,51,936 as on April 2013, Minister of State for Railways Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury said in a written reply.

While Northern Railway has the maximum number of vacant posts (28,958), followed by Eastern Railway (24,052), South Western Railway has minimum number of vacancies (6,336).