22 November 2017

PROVISION OF WI-FI HOTSPOTS TO REMOTE AND TRIBAL DOMINATED AREAS

As a part of an ambitious project towards Digital India initiative by Indian Railways and aiming to provide digital connectivity in rural, remote corners and Tribal dominated areas, free Wi-Fi service has been provided to small stations like Keonjhargarh, Paradeep, Tikiri and Bisam Cuttack Railway Stations by ECoR.

Recently Railway Board has approved the provision of Wi-Fi hotspots at 200 rural & remote stations through Universal Services Obligation Fund (USOF) and the work will be executed by Railtel. Similarly Malatipatpur, Sakhigopal, Birapurusottampur, Delang, Motori, Retang, Mancheswar, Barang, Gopalpur Balikuda Railway and other small stations under ECoR’s jurisdiction will be provided with free Wi-Fi service through USOF mode.
These stations will now gain the distinguished status of having high-speed internet facility in the country for its thousands of passengers who travel everyday by trains. Being a public service Wi-Fi facility not just provided to railway passengers but also to people from all sections of society who are frequenting Railway stations. 
Designed to offer users the best Internet experience, RailWire Wi-Fi will be available to any user who has a working mobile connection o­n a smart phone or o­n any laptop device. This is all a part of East Coast Railway’s continuing endeavours to provide more and better comforts to its esteemed passengers.
General Manager, East Coast Railway Shri Umesh Singh reviewed the progress of Wi-Fi services and advised all concerned officials to expedite the work of Wi-Fi services connection in small stations so that rural and tribal people can also be benefitted with array of o­nline services.
It may be mentioned that Wi-Fi services has already been provided at Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Puri, Khurda, Berhampur, Jajpur Keonjhar Road, Bhadrak, Visakhapatnam, Vizianagram, Rayagada, Srikakulam, Palasa and Sambalpur Railway Stations over East Coast railway Jurisdiction.
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TRAIN SERVICES TO BE CANCELLED, DIVERTED AND SHORT-TERMINATED & RESCHEDULED FOR SAFETY RELATED MODERNISATION WORK AT NERGUNDI STATION OF KHURDA ROAD DIVISION FROM 20.11.2017 TO 26.11.2017



Due to Safety related modernisation work atNergundi Railway Stationunder Khurda Road Division, it has been decided to cancel, divert, short-terminate & re-schedule some of the trains originate and passing through East Coast Railway jurisdiction.

CANCELLATION OF TRAINS:

1.58132 Puri-Rourkela Passenger leaving Puri from 21.11.2017 to 26.11.2017 (Six Days)

2.58131 Rourkela-Puri Passenger leaving Roukela from 20.11.2017 to 25.11.2017 (Six Days)

3.58436 Cuttack-Bhadrak Passenger leaving Cuttack from 20.11.2017 to 25.11.2017 (Six Days)

4.58435 Bhadrak- Cuttack Passenger leaving Bhadrak from 20.11.2017 to 25.11.2017 (Six Days)

5.58424 Cuttack-Bhadrak Passenger leaving Cuttack from 20.11.2017 to 25.11.2017 (Six Days)

6.58423 Bhadrak- Cuttack Passenger leaving Bhadrak from 20.11.2017 to 25.11.2017 (Six Days)

SHORT-TERMINATION OF TRAINS

58434Brahmapur-Cuttack Passenger scheduled to leave Brahmapur o­n from 20.11.2017 to

25.11.2017 will be short-terminated at Mancheswar and will run as 58415 Cuttack-Puri Passenger from

Mancheswar to Puri. The service of 58434 Brahmapur-Cuttack Passenger and 58415 Cuttack-Puri Passenger will remain cancelled from both the directions respectively between Cuttack-Mancheswar during the period.

DIVERSION OF TRAINS

FOLLOWING TRAINS PRESENTLY RUNNING VIA KAPILAS ROAD-NERGUNDI- CUTTACK WILL BE DIVERTED VIA KAPILAS ROAD-SALEGAON- NARAJ MARTHAPUR-BARANG BY-PASSING CUTTACK o­n MENTIONED DATES.




TRAINS PASSING THE SECTION o­n 20.11.2017

12867 Howrah- Puducherry, 58425-Kendujhargarh- Bhubaneswar, 06009-SantragachI-Poducherry,20815-TATA- Visakhapatnam, 12665-Howrah- Kanyakumari, 20816-Visakhapatnam-TATA, 12513-Secunderabad- Guwahati, 22808-Chennai Central- SantragachI, 22641-Thiruvanantapuram-Howrah, 12246-Yesvantpur- Howrah, 22852-Mangalore- SantragachI,58426-Bhubaneswar- Kendujhargarh.

TRAINS PASSING THE SECTION o­n 21.11.2017

22201-Sealdah- Puri, 07150-GuwahatI- Secunderabad, 58425-Kendujhargarh- Bhubaneswar,12245-Howrah- Yesvantpur, 15930-Dibrugarh- Chennai Egmore, 12515-Thiruvanantapuram-Guwahati, 12659-Nagarcil- Shalimar, 22818-Mysuru- Howrah, 07483-Kacheguda- Tatanagar,12246-Yesvantpur- Howrah, 22856-Tirupati- SantragachI, 02842-ChennaI Central-Santragachi,58426-Bhubaneswar- Kendujhargarh, 15629-Tambaram-GuwahatI, 22202-PurI- Sealdah.

TRAINS PASSING THE SECTION o­n 22.11.2017

07439-Tatanagar- Kacheguda, 58425-Kendujhargarh- Bhubaneswar, 12245-Howrah-Yashwantpur, 22831-Howrah- Sri Sathya Sai Prasanthi Nilayam, 12773-Salimar- Secunderabad, 12774- Secunderabad i- Salimar, 22643-Ernakulam- Patna, 22501-Bengaluru-New Tinsukia, 22878-Ernakulam- Howrah, 12281-Bhubaneswar- New DelhI, 12246-Yashwantpur-Howrah, 22604-Villupuram- Kharagpur, 58426-Bhubaneswar- Kendujhargarh, 12664-TiruchirapallI-Howrah.

TRAINS PASSING THE SECTION o­n 23.11.2017

22201-Sealdah- Puri, 58425-Kendujhargarh- Bhubaneswar, 22851-SantragachI- Mangaluru,12663-Howrah- TiruchirapallI, 22643-Ernakulam- Patna, 12507-Thiruvanantapuram-Guwahati, 22611-Chennai- New Jalpaiguri, 06058-ChennaI Central-Santragachi, 22604-Villupuram-Kharagpur, 12868-Puduchery- Howrah, 58426-Bhubaneswar- Kendujhargarh,22202-PurI- Sealdah.

TRAINS PASSING THE SECTION o­n 24.11.2017

02809-Santragachi- Puri, 06057-Santragachi- Chennai Central, 12282-New Delhi-Bhubaneswar,58425-Kendujhargarh- Bhubaneswar, 12245-Howrah- Yesvantpur, 08189-TATA- Visakhapatnam,22817-Howrah- Mysuru, 12509-Bangalore Cant-Guwahati, 22808-Chennai- Santragachi, 15227-Yesvantpur-Muzaffarpur, 12246-Yesvantpur- Howrah, 22826-Chennai- Shalimar, 02810-Puri-Santragachi, 08449-Bhubaneswar- Patna, 58426-Bhubaneswar- Kendujhargarh, 15629-Tambaram-Guwahati, 08403-Puri- Santragachi.

TRAINS PASSING THE SECTION o­n 25.11.2017

22201-Sealdah-Puri, 08091-Bhanjpur- Puri, 58425-Kendujhargarh- Bhubaneswar, 12245-Howrah-Yesvantpur, 22612-New Jalpaiguri-Chennai, 15630-Guwahati- Chennai Egmore, 22877-Howrah-Ernaculam, 12509-Bangalore Cant-Guwahati, 07149-Santragachi- Guwahati, 22641-Thiruvanantapuram-Howrah, 22832-Sri Sathya Sai Prasanthi Nilayam-Howrah, 12246-Yesvantpur-Howrah, 15905-Kanyakumari- Dibrugarh, 58426-Bhubaneswar-Kendujhargarh,12664-Tiruchirapalli- Howrah, 22202-Puri- Sealdah.

DIVERSION OF 55832 (Puri-Rourkela) Passenger Train

Train no. 58132 Puri-Rourkela leaving Puri o­n 20.11.2017 will be diverted via Barang-Naraj Marthapur-Rajathagarh. Service of this train between Barang-Cuttack- Nergundi-Machhapur shall be cancelled o­n20.11.2017.

AT KAPILAS ROAD STATION STOPPAGES WILL BE GIVEN TO THE ABOVE DIVERTED TRAINS THOSE HAVE STOPPAGES AT CUTTACK STATION. FREE TRANSPORTATION TO THE PASSENGERS OF DIVERTED TRAINS FROM CUTTACK STATION TO KAPILAS ROAD STATION AND VICE VERSA WILL BE PROVIDED.
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Extension of Train No. 16508/16507, KSR Bengaluru - Bhagat Ki Kothi - KSR Bengaluru Bi-Weekly Express up to Jodhpur

Railway has decided for extension of Train No. 16508/16507, KSR Bengaluru - Bhagat Ki Kothi - KSR Bengaluru Bi-Weekly Express up to Jodhpur with effect from 20th November, 2017 from KSR Bengaluru end and 23rdNovember, 2017 from Jodhpur end.



Accordingly Train No. 16508, KSR Bengaluru - Jodhpur Bi-Weekly Express arrives/departs Bhagat Ki Kothi 16:24/16:26 hrs. and arrive at Jodhpur at 16:50 hrs.



  Train No. 16507, KSR Jodhpur - Bengaluru Bi-Weekly Express departs Jodhpur 05:20 hrs. and arrives/departs at Bhagat Ki Kothi at 05:28/05:30 hrs.



There is no change in timings of Train No. 16508 between KSR Bengaluru - to Luni and 16507 Express between Bhagat Ki Kothi to KSR Bengaluru and stoppages.

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Train No. 07607/07608 H.S.Nanded-Tirupati-H.S.Nanded Special Trains Via-Basar,Nizamabad,Secunderabad,Kazipet 26 services

Train No 07607 H.S.Nanded- Tirupati Special Train will depart H.S.Nanded at 18:45 hrs o­n 5th, 12th, 19th& 26th December; 2nd , 9th , 16th, 23rd  and 30th January; 6th , 13th ,20th and 27th February,2018 (Tuesday) arrive/depart Secunderabad at 00:10/00:40 hrs o­n the next day and arrive Tirupati at 14.00 hrs.

In the return direction, Train No 07608 Tirupati-H.S.Nanded Special Train will depart Tirupati at 15:45 hrs o­n  6th, 13th, 20th& 27th December; 3rd , 10th , 17th, 24th & 31st January; 7th , 14th, 21st  and 28th February, 2018 (Wednesday) arrive/depart Secunderabad at 04:30/04:55 hrs o­n the next day and arrive H.S.Nanded at 11:30 hrs.

Enroute, these special trains will also stop at Mudkhed, Dharmabad, Basar, Nizamabad, Kamareddy, Malkajgiri, Kazipet, Warangal, Khammam, Vijayawada, Tenali, o­ngole, Nellore, Gudur, Sri Kalahasti and Renigunta stations in both directions.

These special trains will consist of AC II Tier, AC III Tier, Sleeper Class and General Second Class Coaches. 
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