16 September 2018

CONVERSION OF TRAINS TO MEMU

Following trains are converted from conventional to 12 car MEMU (Main Line Electrical Multiple Unit) with revision of trains numbers: -

1.Train No.16521/16522 Bangarpet - KSR Bengaluru - Bangarpet Express will run as Train No.16521/16522 Bangarpet - KSR Bengaluru - Bangarpet MEMU Express with effect from 08.09.2018.

2.Train No.56509/56510 Marikuppam - ­ KSR Bengaluru - Marikuppam Passenger will run as Train No.66545/66546 KSR Bengaluru - Marikuppam - KSR Bengaluru MEMU with effect from 09.09.2018.

3.Train No.56505/56506 Bangarpet - Marikuppam - Bangarpet Passenger will run as 66547/66548 Bangarpet - Marikuppam - Bangarpet MEMU with effect from 09.09.2018.

4.Train No.16519/16520 Jolarpettai - KSR Bengaluru - Jolarpettai Express will run as Train No.16519/16520 Jolarpettai - KSR Bengaluru - Jolarpettai MEMU Express with effect from 09.09.2018 from KSR Bengaluru and from 10.09.2018 from Jolarpettai.

The composition of the above MEMUs will be 3 Motor Cars and 9 Trailing cars                          (Total: 12 Cars).

There will be no change in timings and stoppages.

It was notified for conversion of Train Nos.56510/56509, 56506/56505, 16520/16519 from conventional to 8 car MEMU with effect from 25.07.2018 and later the conversion was postponed until further advise. Now it is decided to convert these trains along with Train No.16522/16521 from conventional to 12 Car MEMU.

1.Train Nos. 56507 / 56508 Marikuppam - KSR Bengaluru - Marikuppam Passenger will be converted to Train No. 66545 / 66546 Marikuppam - KSR Bengaluru - Marikuppam MEMU.

2.Train Nos. 56511 / 56512 Bangarpet - Marikuppam - Bangarpet Passenger will be converted to Train Nos. 66547 / 66548 Bangarpet - Marikuppam - Bangarpet MEMU.

The composition of the MEMU will be 4 Motor Cars and 12 Trailing Cars (Total-16 Cars)
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EXTENSION OF PERIOD FOR DISCOUNT IN FARE FOR USING UPI/BHIM APP & POS MACHINES, AND EXEMPTION FROM SERVICE CHARGE FOR E-TICKETS AND I-TICKETS

The Railways are happy to inform that discount in fare/exemption from service charge being provided for the following type of train tickets have been further extended as detailed below:-

1.For PRS (Reserved) Counter Tickets, when the payment for the same is made by UPI  (Unified Payment Interface) including BHIM application, a 5 percent discount o­n total value of base fare for the minimum ticket fare of Rs.100 and above – with maximum discount allowed being Rs.50 – is being given at present. This discount will be available till 13th of June 2019.

2.For Season Tickets o­n Suburban Section if  the payment is made through Credit/Debit Card, there will be a 0.5 percent discount o­n total applicable fare o­n Season Tickets (Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly and Yearly over the Suburban Section) – This discount will be available till 31st March 2019

3.For E – Tickets and I – Tickets, when payment is made through Internet Booking, there will be an exemption from payment of service charge  - This exemption will be available till 31stMarch 2019.  
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WESTERN RAILWAY MUMBAI ON LINE UTS APP TO BE INTRODUCED ON NON SUBURBAN STATIONS

Western Railway is geared to release the UTS o­n mobile app for non suburban stations w.e.f 17thSept 2018. Mobile ticketing is already available o­n WR's suburban station. Recently, an awareness drive was also conducted at 17 important suburban stations to educate and convince passengers to switch over to non cash ticketing through mobile ticketing. The Customer care utility has been installed and working at all Divisions and the trained staff will be available o­n helpline number 138 to attend and resolve the passengers problems.

According to a press release issued by Shri Ravinder Bhakar – Chief Public Relations Officer of Western Railway, the main objective of introducing o­n line UTS app is to encourage digital ticketing mode. In order to promote mobile ticketing, an additional bonus incentive of 5% will be given for every recharge of R Wallet. All 6 divisions of WR will have the facility of o­nline UTS App available.W.Rly exhorts its valuable commuters to patronize the use of UTS Mobile Ticketing App and avail the enhanced benefits attached with their use.

Some of the Salient Features of UTS App:

1.Easy to download from Google Play Store, i-OS or Windows app store free of cost.

2.All unreserved and season tickets can be booked.

3.Simplified App with ‘Quick booking’ option.

4.QR code scan option for booking tickets in station premises (QR code sticker available at all entry points )

5.Options for both paperless and paper ticket (through ATVM or booking window) available.

6.Dedicated Customer Care o­n no.138.

7.Ticket payments can be easily made through inbuilt “R-Wallet” or through Paytm, Mobikwik, Freecharge.

8.“R-Wallet” can be easily recharged from all suburban UTS booking windows as well as o­nline o­n website www.utsonmobile.indianrail.gov.in through any Debit card, Net Banking and UPI mode.

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Temporary Cancellation/Partial Cancellation/Diversion/Regulation of Trains Due to Traffic cum Power Block for Non Interlocking Work at Panki Station

Traffic Block for Non Interlocking Work at Panki station. As a result, the following trains will remain temporarily cancelled/ partially cancelled/diverted/regulated as under:


Cancellation of Trains


·The 13007/13008Howrah-Shri Ganga Nagar -Howrah Toofan express train journey commencing from 12.09.2018 to 24.09.2018.

·The 13008 Shri Ganga Nagar-Howrah Toofan express train journey commencing from 12.09.2018 to 24.09.2018.

·The 14217 Prayag-Chandigarh Unchahar express train journey commencing from 13.09.2018 to 25.09.2018.

·The 14218 Chandigarh-PrayagUnchahar express train journey commencing from 12.09.2018 to 24.09.2018.

·The 12419/12420 Lucknow-New Delhi-Lucknow Gomti express train journey commencing from 13.09.2018 to 25.09.2018.

·The 12179/12180 Agra Cantt.-Lucknow Jn.-Agra Cantt. Inter City express train journey commencing from 13.09.2018 to 25.09.2018.

·The 13483/13413 - 13484/13414 Malda Town-Bhiwani-Malda Town Farraka express train journey commencing from 12.09.2018 to 24.09.2018

·The 15483 AlipurDuar-Delhi Jn. Sikkim Mahananda express train journey commencing from 12.09.2018 to 24.09.2018

·The 15484 Delhi Jn.- AlipurDuar Sikkim Mahananda express train journey commencing from 13.09.2018 to 25.09.2018

·The 12873 Hatia-Anand Vihar Terminal Jharkhand S.J. express train journey commencing from 13.09.2018 to 24.09.2018 (On its nominated days)

·The 12874 Anand Vihar Terminal- Hatia Jharkhand S.J. express train journey commencing from 14.09.2018 to 26.09.2018 (On its nominated days)



Partial Cancellation of Trains


·The 64260 Panki-Lucknow MEMU train journey commencing from 13.09.2018 to 25.09.2018 will remain partially cancelled between Panki-Kanpur.


Diversion of Trains


·The 13237/13239-13238/13240 Patna-Kota- Patna express train Journey commencing from 12.09.2018 to 24.09.2018 will be diverted to run via Kanpur Central-Farrukhabad-Kasganj-Mathura Jn.-Achhnera Jn. instead of Kanpur Central-Tundla-Agra Cantt.-Mathura Jn.

·The 14853, 14863, 14865 Varanasi-Jodhpur Marudhar express train Journey commencing from 12.09.2018 to 24.09.2018 will be diverted to run via Kanpur Central-Farrukhabad-Kasganj-Mathura Jn.-Achhnera Jn. instead of Kanpur Central-Tundla-Agra Fort-Bandikui.

·The 14854, 14864, 14866 Jodhpur -Varanasi Marudhar express train Journey commencing from 12.09.2018 to 24.09.2018 will be diverted to run via Kanpur Central-Farrukhabad-Kasganj-Mathura Jn.-Achhnera Jn. instead of Bandikui--Agra Fort-Tundla- Kanpur Central.

·The 15045 Gorakhpur-Okha weekly express train Journey commencing o­n 13.09.2018 & 20.09.2018 will be diverted to run via Kanpur Central-Jhansi instead of Kanpur Central-Tundla-Agra Cantt.-Jhansi.

·The 15046 Okha- Gorakhpur weekly express train Journey commencing o­n 16.09.2018 & 23.09.2018 will be diverted to run via Jhansi- Kanpur Central instead of Jhansi-Agra Cantt.-Tundla- Kanpur Central.

·The 19053 Surat-Mazaffarpur weekly express train Journey commencing o­n 14.09.2018 & 21.09.2018 will be diverted to run via Kanpur-Jhansiinstead of Kanpur Central-Tundla-Agra Cantt.-Jhansi.

·The 19054 Mazaffarpur-Suratweekly express train Journey commencing o­n 16.09.2018 & 23.09.2018 will be diverted to run via Jhansi-Kanpurinstead of Jhansi-Agra Cantt.-Tundla- Kanpur Central.

·The 22433 Ghazipur City-Anand Vihar T. two days a week express train Journey commencing o­n 15.09.2018, 18.09.2018 and 22.09.2018 will be diverted to run viaKanpur-Kanpur Anwarganj-Farrukhabad-Shikohabad Jn. instead of Kanpur-Tundla-Ghaziabad.

·The 22434 AnandViharT.-Ghazipur City two days a week express train Journey commencing o­n 14.09.2018, 17.09.2018, 21.09.2018 and 24.09.2018 will be diverted to run via Shikohabad Jn.-Farrukhabad-Kanpur Anwarganj-Kanpur instead of Ghaziabad-Tundla- Kanpur.



Regulation of Trains


·12185 Puri-New Delhi three days a week NandanKanan express, 12323 Howrah-Anand Vihar Terminal two days a week express, journey commencing from 13.09.2018 to 25.09.2018 will be regulated for 75 minutes enroute.

·12308 Jodhpur Jn.-Howrah Jn. express journey commencing from 13.09.2018 to 25.09.2018. will be regulated for 30 minutes enroute.
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Train no. 04752/04751Bathinda – Hanumangarh -Sadulpur - Bathinda Mela Express Specialtrain

The 04752 Bathinda –Hanumangarh- Sadulpur Mela Express Specialtrain will depart fromBathindaat07.00 a.m. from 11.09.2018 to 22.09.2018 to reachSadulpur at12.20 p.m. thesame day (12 Trips). In the return direction, the04751Sadulpur – Hanumangarh -Bathinda MelaExpress Specialtrain will depart from Sadulpur at 03.30 a.m from 11.09.2018to 22.09.2018to reach Bathinda at 09.25 a.m. the same day (12 Trips).

Comprising of onesleeperclass , seven general class & two disabled friendly second class cum luggage van coaches, the 04752/04751Bathinda – Hanumangarh-Sadulpur - Bathinda Mela Express Specialtrain will stop at Sangat, Mandi Dabwali, Dhaban, Sangariya, Hanumangarh, Hanumangarh Town, Tibi, Ellenabad, Nohar, Gogameri, Tahsil Bhadra, & Sidmukh stations enroute in both the directions.
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Cancellation/Diversion/Short Termination/Short Origination/ Regulation of Trains Due to Traffic Blocks on Allahabad-Phaphamau and Allahabad-Prayag section

Due to traffic block o­n Allahabad-Phaphamau and Allahabad-Prayag section the following trains will be temporarily cancelled /diverted/short terminated/short originated/ regulated as under:-

Cancellation of Trains During Block

·The 14125 Allahabad-Mankapur Saryu Express train Journey Commencing o­n 8,12,18,23, 29.9.2018 & 06.10.2018 will remain cancelled.

·14126 Mankapur –Allahabad Saryu Express train Journey Commencing o­n 9,13,19,24 and 30.9.2018 & 07.10.2018 will remain cancelled.

·The 54108 Jaunpur-Allahabad Passenger train Journey Commencing o­n 9,10,13,14,19,20,24,25,30.9.2018 & 7 and 8.10.2018 will remain cancelled.

·The 54107 Allahabad- Jaunpur Passenger train Journey Commencing o­n 8,9,12,13,18,19,23,24, 29.9.2018 & 6 and 7.10.2018 will remain cancelled.

·The 14115 Allahabad – Haridwar Express train Journey Commencing o­n 11.09.2018 will remain cancelled.

·The 14116 Haridwar -Allahabad Express train Journey Commencing o­n 12.09.2018 will remain cancelled.

·The 14101/14102 Prayag- Kanpur- Prayag Intercity Express train Journey Commencing o­n 30.09.2018 will remain cancelled.

·The 14209/14210Prayag- Lucknow- Prayag Intercity Express train Journey Commencing o­n 30.09.2018 will remain cancelled.

·The 75115/75116 Ghazipur City- Prayag- Ghazipur City DEMU Train Journey Commencing o­n 30.09.2018 will remain cancelled.

·The 54375/54376 Prayag- Jaunpur- Prayag Passenger train Journey Commencing o­n 30.09.2018 will remain cancelled.

·The 54101/54102 Prayag- Kanpur- Prayag Passenger train Journey Commencing o­n 30.09.2018 will remain cancelled.

·The 54372/54373Faizabad –Prayag- FaizabadPassenger train Journey Commencing o­n 30.09.2018 will remain cancelled.

DIVERSION OF TRAINS

·The 15018 Gorakhpur-Lokmanya Tilak Terminus Express train Journey Commencing o­n 9, 13,19,24.9.2018 & 07.10.2018 will be diverted to run via Varanasi-Manduadih-Allahabad City-Allahabad.

·The 15017Lokmanya Tilak Terminus- GorakhpurExpress train Journey Commencing o­n 08,12,18,23,29.9.2018 & 06.10.2018 will be diverted to run via Allahabad- Allahabad City- Manduadih- Varanasi.

·The 15159 Chhapra-Durg Sarnath Express train Journey Commencing o­n

09,13,19,24.9.2018 & 07.10.2018 will be diverted to run via Varanasi-Manduadih-Allahabad City-Allahabad.

·The 15160 Durg- Chhapra Sarnath Express train Journey Commencing o­n

08,12,18,23,29.9.2018 & 06.10.2018 will be diverted to run via Allahabad- Allahabad City- Manduadih- Varanasi.

·The 11059 Lokmanya Tilak Terminus- Chhapra Godan Express train Journey Commencing o­n

08,12,18,23,29.9.2018 & 06.10.2018 will be diverted to run via Jeonathpur-Varanasi-Zafrabad-Shahganj.

·The 11056 Gorakhpur- Lokmanya Tilak Terminus Godan Expresstrain Journey Commencing o­n 09,19.9.2018 & 07.10.2018 will be diverted to run via Shahganj-Zafrabad-Varanasi-Jeonathpur.

Short Termination/Short Origination/Partial Cancellation of Trains During Block

·The 11107/21107 Gwalior/Khajuraho-Varanasi Bundelkhand Express train Journey Commencing o­n 08,12,18,23&29.09.2018 and 06.10.2018 will be short terminated at Allahabad. Consequently, 11108/21108 Varanasi-Gwalior/Khajuraho Bundelkhand Express Journey Commencing o­n 09,13, 19,24&30.09.2018 and 07.10.2018 will short originate from Allahabad.

·The 14512 Meerut City- Allahabad Nauchandi Express Journey Commencing o­n 08,12,18,23 &29.09.2018 & 06.10.2018 will beshort terminated at Lucknow. Consequently,the 14511 Allahabad-Meerut City Nauchandi Express Journey Commencing o­n 09,13,19,24&30.09.2018 & 07.10.2018 will short originate from Lucknow.

·The 14218 Chandigarh-AllahabadUnchahar Express Journey Commencing o­n 29.09.2018 will beshort terminated at Kanpur. Consequently,the14217 Allahabad – Chandigarh Unchahar Express Journey Commencing o­n 30.09.2018 will short originate from Kanpur.

·The 54254/54253Lucknow-Prayag-Lucknow passenger Journey Commencing o­n 30.09.2018 will beshort terminated at / short originate from Pratapgarh.



Regulation Of Trains During Block

·The 14125 Allahabad-Mankapur Suryu Express train Journey Commencing o­n 09,13,19 & 24.09.2018 and 07.10.2018 will depart 60 minutes late from its scheduledtime.

·The 11071 Lokmanya Tilak Terminus-Varanasi Kamayani Express Journey Commencing o­n 08,12,18 & 23.09.2018 and 06.10.2018 will be regulated for 150 minutes at Allahabad.

·The 15159 Chhapra-Durg Sarnath Express train Journey Commencing o­n 30.09.2018 will be regulated for 30 minutes enroute.

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