Saturday, 30 March 2013

Ahmedabad-Mangalore summer special trains from April 3

weekly special trains between Ahmedabad-Mangalore and Lokmanya Tilak Terminus (LTT) Madgaon from April 3 to June 6. Both trains are air-conditioned special trains.Train number 09420 between Ahmedabad-Mangalore will be operational on every Wednesday. It will leave Ahmedabad at 4.35 pm and reach Mangalore at 7.10 pm the next day. It will be operational on April 3, 10, 17, 24, May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 and on June 5.Train number 09419, which will be operational on every Thursday, will depart from Mangalore at 10.40 pm and each Ahmedabad at 11.15 pm the next day. It will operate on April 4, 11, 18, 25, May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 and on June 6.The trains will halt at Nadiad, Anand, Vadodara, Bharuch, Surat, Nasari, Valsad, Vapi, Vasai Road, Panvel, Roha, Khed, Chiplun, Ratnagiri, Kankavali, Kudal, Thivim, Karmali, Madgaon, Karwar, Kumta, Bhatkal, Udupi and Thokur. The train will have 15 coaches.Train number 01007 LTT-Madgoan will be operational every Thursday. The train will depart LTT at 12.55 am and reach 12 noon on the same day. Train number 01008 Madgoan-LTT, which is also operational on Thursday, will leave Madgoan at 5.10 pm and will reach LTT at 4.10 am the next day. The train will be operational on April 4, 11, 18, 25, May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, June 6. The train will halt at Thane, Panvel, Roha, Chiplun, Ratnagiri, Kudal, Thivim, and Karmali stations. The train will have 15 coaches.
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Berth Availability in Holi/Summar Special Trains


WAITING LIST OF HOLI & SUMMER SPECIAL TRAINS AS ON
30.03.2013
Train
No
From To Date of
journey
Availability position
Sl 3A 2A
04021 PNBE DLI 05.04.13 AV-312 - -
01712 PNBE JBP 04.04.13 AV-369 AV-100 AV-14
11.04.13 AV-379 AV-101 AV-10
09410 PNBE ADI 07.04.13 AV-373 AV-42 AV-17
14.04.13 AV-409 AV-69 AV-23
04313 DBG BE 04.04.13 AV-423 AV-75 AV-23
01054 PNBE LTT 07.04.13 AV-425 AV-77 AV-26
05215 SHC FZR 03.04.13 RAC-07 AV-06 AV-26
03685 GAYA DLI 04.04.13 AV-302 AV-99 AV-53
11.04.13 AV-560 AV-150 AV-70
01058 MFP LTT 05.04.13 AV-305 - -
12.04.13 AV-416 AV-07 AV-22
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Friday, 29 March 2013

8 Summer Special Trains between Lokmanya Tilak Temrinus and Tirunelveli


8 SUMMER SPECIAL TRAINS BETWEEN LOKMANYA TILAK TERMINUS AND TIRUNELVELI

Central Railway will run 8 special trains between Lokmanya Tilak Terminus and Tirunelveli to clear the extra rush of passengers during summer season. The details of services as under –

01067 special will leave Lokmanya Tilak Terminus at 14.30 hrs o­n Sunday 14.4.2013, 28.4.2013, 12.5.2013 and 26.5.2013 and will arrive Tirunelveli at 03.30 hrs o­n third day i.e. Tuesday.

01068 special will leave Tirunelveli at 13.45 hrs o­n Tuesday 16.4.2013, 30.4.2013, 14.5.2013 and 28.5.2013 and will arrive Lokmanya Tilak Terminus at 01.40 hrs o­n third day i.e. Thursday.

Halts:     Thane, Panvel, Roha, Khed, Chiplun, Ratnagiri, Kankavali, Kudal, Thivim, Karmali, Madgaon, Karwar, Murdeshwar, Bhatkal, Mookambika Road Byndoor, Kundapur, Udupi, Manglore Jn., Kasaragod, Kanhangad, Payyanur, Kannur, Thalassery, Vadakara, Kozhikode, Tirur, Kuttippuram, Shoranur, Thrissur, Aluva, Ernakulam Town, Kottayam, Tiruvalla, Chengannur, Kayankulam, Kollam, Thiruvananthapuram, Neyyattinkara, Kulitthurai, Eraniel, Nagarcoil Town and Valliyur

Composition:    o­ne AC-2 tier, Two AC-3 tier, 10 sleeper class, 3 General Second class and 2 General second class cum guards brake vans.

Reservation: Bookings for 01067 will open from 31.3.2013.
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Mega Block on 31.3.2013


MEGA BLOCK o­n 31.3.2013

Central Railway will operate Mega Block o­n its suburban sections for carrying out maintenance work o­n Sunday 31.3.2013.

DN FAST LINE BETWEEN MATUNGA AND MULUND STATIONS

FROM 10.15 AM TO 3.15 PM.

Dn fast line services leaving Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus from 9.37 am to 2.51 pm will be diverted o­n Dn slow line between Matunga and Mulund stations & will halt at all stations between Sion and Mulund during the block period.

Up fast line services will halt at Mulund, Bhandup, Vikhroli, Ghatkopar and Kurla in addition to their respective scheduled halts during the block period.



ON UP AND DN HARBOUR LINES BETWEEN MANKHURD AND NERUL STATIONS

FROM 11.00 AM TO 3.00 PM.

Dn Harbour line services to Panvel / Belapur / Vashi leaving Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus from 10.12 am to 2.45 pm and Up Harbour line services towards Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus leaving Panvel / Belapur / Vashi from 10.20 am to 3.04 pm will remain suspended.

However special local trains will run o­n CSTM – Mankhurd and Panvel – Thane section during the block period. Harbour line passengers for Panvel / Belapur / Vashi are permitted to travel Via Trans Harbour Line / Main Line during the block period o­n 31.3.2013.

DUE TO THESE BLOCKS, SUBURBAN LOCALS WILL BE RUNNING ABOUT 15 MINUTES BEHIND SCHEDULE. AS A RESULT OF THIS, SUBURBAN TRAINS ARE LIKELY TO BE MORE CROWDED THAN USUAL. PASSENGERS ARE REQUESTED NOT TO TAKE ANY RISKS WHILE TRAVELLING. THEY ARE ALSO REQUESTED TO AVOID TRAVELLING o­n FOOT BOARD, ROOF TOP OF LOCALS AND NOT TO BOARD EXTREMELY OVER CROWDED TRAINS.
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Traffic Blocks between Thane and Diva for construction of tunnel in connection with 5th & 6th lines


Central Railway will operate two traffic blocks of 15 minutes each daily from 1.4.2013 to 30.5.2013 (60 days) o­n Up & Dn slow line between Thane and Diva for construction of tunnel in connection with 5th & 6th lines between Thane and Diva.



UP & DN SLOW LINE BETWEEN THANE AND DIVA

FROM 11.35 AM TO 11.50 AM AND FROM 3.00 PM TO 3.15 PM (2 BLOCKS)

FROM 1.4.2013 TO 30.5.2013 (60 DAYS)

DIVERSION OF DN SLOW SUBURBAN TRAINS -

Kalyan slow locals leaving CST at 10.33 am, 10.43 am, 2.01 pm and Titwala semi-fast local leaving CST at 11.00 am & Titwala slow local leaving CST at 2.09 pm will be diverted o­n Dn fast line between Mulund and Diva stations.

DIVERSION OF UP SLOW SUBURBAN TRAINS -

Up slow locals from Titwala, Badlapur, Kalyan, Ambernath towards CST leaving Kalyan at 11.18 am, 11.22 am, 11.25 am, 2.39 pm, 2.43 pm will be diverted o­n Up fast line between Diva and Mulund stations.

PARTIAL CANCELLATION OF SUBURBAN TRAINS-

Dombivli slow local leaving CST at 10.47 am will run upto Kurla i.e. remain cancelled between Kurla and Dombivli.

CST slow local leaving Dombivli at 3.34 pm will run Ex Kurla i.e. remain cancelled between Dombivli and Kurla.

CANCELLATION OF SUBURBAN TRAINS-

CST local leaving Dombivli at 12.39 pm and Dombivli local leaving CST at 2.05 pm will remain cancelled.
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TEMPORARY AUGMENTATION OF TRAINS


For the convenience of the rail passengers and to increase the passenger carrying capacity to clear extra rush, Northern Railway has decided to augment the followingtrains on temporary basis as per the under-mentionedprogramme:

The 12233/12234 Lucknow- New Delhi- Lucknow A.C. Express train will be augmented by One Additional A.C. 3 Tier coach from 29.03.2013 to 05.04.2013 when departing from Lucknow and from 30.03.2013 to 06.04.2013when departing from New Delhi.

The 12271/12272 Lucknow- New Delhi- Lucknow Duronto Express train has been augmented by One Additional A.C. 3 Tier coach with immediate effect upto 04.04.2013 when departing from Lucknow and from 29.03.2013 to 05.04.2013when departing from New Delhi.

The 12439/12440 New Delhi- Ranchi -New Delhi Rajdhani Express train will be augmented by One Additional A.C. 3 Tier coach from 29.03.2013 to 05.04.2013 when departing from New Delhi and from 31.03.2013 to 07.04.2013when departing from Ranchi.

The 12441/12442 New Delhi- Bilaspur- New Delhi Rajdhani Express train will be augmented by Two Additional A.C. 2 Tier & Two Additional A.C. 3 Tier coaches from 30.03.2013 to 06.04.2013 when departing from New Delhi and from 01.04.2013 to 08.04.2013when departing from Bilaspur.

The 12453/12454 New Delhi- Ranchi -New Delhi Rajdhani Express train has been augmented by Two Additional A.C. 2 Tier & Two Additional A.C. 3 Tier coaches with immediate effect upto 04.04.2013 when departing from New Delhi and from 30.03.2013 to 06.04.2013when departing from Ranchi.

The 12001/12002 New Delhi- Bhopal -New Delhi Shatabdi Express train has been augmented by Two Additional A.C. Chair Car coaches with immediate effect upto 03.04.2013 in both the directions.

The 12435/12436 New Delhi- Dibrugarh- New Delhi Rajdhani Express train has been augmented by One Additional A.C. 3 Tier coach with immediate effect upto 04.04.2013 when departing from New Delhi and from 01.04.2013 to 08.04.2013when departing from Dibrugarh.

The 12431/12432 Hazrat Nizamuddin- Trivandrum- Hazrat Nizamuddin Rajdhani Express train will be augmented by One Additional A.C. 3 Tier coach from 31.03.2013 to 03.04.2013 when departing from Hazrat Nizamuddin and from 02.04.2013 to 05.04.2013when departing from Trivandrum.

The 12433/12434 Hazrat Nizamuddin- Chennai Central- Hazrat Nizamuddin Rajdhani Express train will be augmented by One Additional A.C. 3 Tier coach from 29.03.2013 to 05.04.2013 when departing from Hazrat Nizamuddin and from 31.03.2013 to 07.04.2013when departing from Chennai Central.

The 12497/12498 New Delhi- Amritsar -New Delhi Shane Punjab Express train has been augmented by One Additional A.C. Chair Car coach with immediate effect upto 02.04.2013 in both the directions.
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Two Special Trains Between Nanded and Aurangabad


Train No. 07145 Nanded - Aurangabad Special Train will depart Nanded at 23 00 hrs o­n 6th April 2013 (Saturday) and arrive Aurangabad at 05 00 hrs o­n the next day.
In the return direction, Train No. 07146 Aurangabad - Nanded Special Train will depart Aurangabad at 19 15 hrs o­n 7thApril 2013 (Sunday) and arrive Nanded at 00 40 hrs o­n the next day.
Enroute, these special trains will stop at Purna, Parbhani, Manvat Road, Selu, Partur and Jalna in both the directions.

          These special trains will comprise of o­ne AC III Tier, six Sleeper Class, six General Second Class and two Second Class Luggage cum Brake Van Coaches, totaling to fifteen Coaches.
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Two Special Trains between Tirupati and Karimnagar


Train No. 02761 Tirupati-Karimnagar Special Train will depart Tirupati at 22 40 hrs o­n 3rd April, 2013 (Wednesday) and arrive Karimnagar at 11 25 hrs o­n the next day.
In the return direction, Train No.02762 Karimnagar-Tirupati Special train will depart Karimnagar at 19 10 hrs o­n 4th April, 2013 (Thursday) and arrive Tirupati at 07 55 hrs o­n the next day.
Enroute, these trains will stop at Renigunta, Srikalahasti, Gudur, Vijayawada, Madhira, Khammam, Mahabubabad, Warangal, Jamikunta and Peddapalli stations in both directions.

           These trains will consist of o­ne AC II Tier, o­ne AC III Tier, eight Sleeper Class, six General Second Class and two Second Class Luggage Cum Brake Van Coaches, totaling to eighteen coaches

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SPECIAL TRAIN BETWEEN NEW DELHI- LUCKNOW


The 04026 New Delhi- Lucknow Express Holi Special Train will depart from New Delhi on 30.03.2013 (01 trip) at 06.05 p.m. to reach Lucknow at 03.10 a.m. the next day. In the return direction, the 04025 Lucknow- New Delhi Express Holi Special train will depart from Lucknow on 31.03.2013 (01 trip) at 09.15 p.m. to arrive at New Delhi at 06.25 a.m. the next day.
Consisting of, Fifteen General Class & Two Disabled Friendly Second Class cum Luggage Van coaches, 04026/04025 New Delhi- Lucknow- New Delhi Express Holi Special Train will stop at Moradabad & Bareilly stations enroute in both the directions.
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WESTERN RAILWAY INTRODUCES 40 NEW SUBURBAN SERVICES, ADDS TWO MORE LADIES SPECIALS



Making the daily commute more comfortable
Western Railway will introduce 40 new suburban services of 15-car and 12- car o­n Churchgate-Virar section from 29thMarch, 2013. It will introduce two more 12-car Ladies Special trains between Churchgate and Vasai Road, taking the total number of Ladies special to 8 o­n its suburban section.
The newly introduced ladies Specials will be run during peak hours to further facilitate the women commuters. In Up direction, the new ladies special will start from Vasai Road at 9.56 hrs while in return direction it will start from Churchgate at 19.40 hrs.
Out of 40 new suburban services, 16 services will be 15-car services including 6 services during peak hours to facilitate commuters during rush period. The total number of 15-car services will go upto 30 o­n Western Railway.
These 40 new services include 19 Up and 21 Down trains.The section-wise detail is as under:-
Churchgate-Virar -Churchgate
3 Up
3 Dn
Nalasopara-Churchgate
2 Up
-
Churchgate-Vasai Road-Churchgate
1Up(Ladies Special)
1 Dn (Ladies Special)
Churchgate-Bhayandar-Churchgate
2 Up
3 Dn
Churchgate-Bandra
-
2 Dn
Dadar-Bhayandar-Dadar
1 Up
1 Dn
Bandra-Bhayandar
-
1 Dn
Churchgate-Andheri-Churchgate
2 Up
2 Dn
Borivali-Virar-Borivali
6 Up
2 Dn
Borivali-Nalasopara
-
1 Dn
Borivali-Vasai Road
-
1 Dn
Andheri-Bhayandar-Andheri
2 Up
1 Dn
Andheri-Virar
-
2 Dn
Borivali-Bhayandar
-
1 Dn
Total New Services
19
21
Also 10 services of nine car will be conveted to 12 car from 29th March, 2013.
The addition of 40 new services willfurther increase the carrying capacity to a great extent by providing additional space for about 1,75,000 commuters per day. With this, the total number of WR’s daily suburban services will go up to 1290.
Break up of Suburban Services o­n Western Railway
15 car
30
12 Car
1150
Harbour locals
110
Total Services
1290


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AUGUMENTS ONE FIRST CLASS COACH IN VALSAD – DAHOD INTER CITY EXPRESS


For the convenience of passengers, Western Railway has decided to augment o­nE First Class coaches in 12929/12930 Valsad – Dahod Inter City Express w.e.f 01stApril, 2013 exValsad o­n permanent basis.

After augmentation, now 12929/12930 Valsad – Dahod Inter City Express will run with 19 coaches.
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ONE SPECIAL TRAIN Between Mumbai Central and Indore On 01st April,2013


Mumbai Central – Indore Special

Train No. 09029 Mumbai Central - Indore Special train will leave Mumbai Central at 12.25 hrs o­n 01st April,2013 (Monday ) and will reach Indore at 03.30 hrs o­n next day. This train will run o­nly for o­ne day i.e 01stApril, 2013.

This train will halt at Borivali, Surat, Vadodara, Dahod, Ratlam, Nagda, Ujjain and Dewas station.

It will have AC 2 tier, AC 3 tier, Sleeper class and 2ndclass general coaches.

The booking of train No. 09029 will open from Saturday, 30th March, 2013.
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SUMMER HOLIDAY SPECIAL Between Indore and Patna


Indore – Patna Bi- Weekly Special Train



Train No.09305 Indore – Patna Bi-Weekly special train will leave Indore o­n every Monday & Thursday at 15.05 hrs to reach Patna Jn. at 20.00 hrs, the next day from 4th April to 27thJune, 2013. Similarly, Train No. 09306 Patna - Indore Bi-Weekly special will depart from Patna o­n every Wednesday & Saturday at 00.10 hrs to arrive Indore at 04.50 hrs , the next day respectively from 6th April to 29thJune, 2013.





The train will have AC II tier, AC III tier, sleeper classand II class general coaches.



It will halt at Dewas, Ujjain, Maksi, Guna, Malkhedi, Sagour, Damoh, Katni, Maihar, Satna, Manikpur, Chheoki, Mirzapur, Mughalsarai, Buxar, Ara and Danapur stations in both directions.



The booking of Train No.09305 will open from 01st April, 2013.
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Night Jumbo Block at Bandra Terminus (Main) and Yard


To carry out maintenance work of track, signalling & overhead equipments, a jumbo block of five hours will be taken at Bandra Terminus (Main) and Yard from 23.00 hrs to 04.00 hrs in the night falling between Sunday/Monday, 31st March/1st April, 2013.

There will be no jumbo block during day time o­n WR suburban section o­n Sunday, 31st March, 2013. All suburban services will run as per schedule.
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48 Additional Summer Specials between Lokmanya Tilak Terminus-Secunderabad & Howrah (via Mughalsarai)


A) LOKMANYA TILAK TERMINUS- SECUNDERABAD AIRCONDITIONED SPECIALS (26)

02702 special will leave Lokmanya Tilak Terminus at 20.50 hrs o­n every Monday from 8.4.2013 TO 1.7.2013 (13 trips) and will reach Secunderabad at 14.20 hrs next day.

02701 special will leave Secunderabad at 23.45 hrs o­n every Sunday from 7.1.2013 to 30.6.2013 (13 trips) and will arrive Lokmanya Tilak Terminus at 16.30 hrs next day.

Halts: Kalyan, Lonavala, Pune, Daund, Solapur, Wadi, Seram, Tandur, Vikarabad, Begumpet.

   

Composition: o­ne First AC, Two AC-2 Tier, 8 AC-3 Tier, and two luggage and generator vans

B) LOKMANYA TILAK TERMINUS-HOWRAH SPECIALS VIA MUGHALSARAI (22)

03062 Special will leave Lokmanya Tilak Terminus at 11.20 hrs o­n every Thursday from 18.4.2013 to 27.6.2013 (11 trips) and will arrive Howrah at 22.55 hrs o­n third day i.e. Saturday.

03061 Special will leave Howrah at 08.20 hrs o­n every Tuesday from 16.4.2013 to 25.6.2013 (11 trips) and will arrive Lokmanya Tilak Terminus at 23.55 hrs next day.

Halts: Kalyan (for 03062 o­nly), Igatpuri, Nasik Road, Manmad, Jalgaon, Bhusawal, Khandwa, Itarsi, Pipariya, Narsingpur, Jabalpur, Katni, Maihar, Satna, Manikpur, Chheoki, Mirzapur, Mugalsarai, Sasaram, Dehri-on-sone, Gaya, Koderma, Parasnath, Dhanbad, Asansol, Durgapur and Bardhman.

 

Composition: o­ne AC 2-tier, Two AC 3-tier, 10 Sleeper class, 2 General Second class and 2 General second class cum guard’s brake vans.

RESERVATION: Bookings for Train No. 02702 & 03062 open from 30.3.2013.
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Wednesday, 27 March 2013

Revision of Reservation Fee, Tatkal Charges etc., Announced in Railway Budget 2013-14 to come into Effect From 1st April, 2013


It has been announced in Railway Budget 2013-14 in connection with revision of Reservation Fee, Supplementary charges for Superfast Trains, Withdrawal of Enhanced Reservation Fee, Clerkage Charges, Cancellation Charges and Tatkal Charges. The revisions will come into effect for tickets issued o­n and after 01stApril, 2013. The details of revisions are as under:-
1.Revision of Reservation Fee and Supplementary Charges for Superfast Trains and Withdrawal of Enhanced Reservation Fee:-
(i) Revision of Reservation Fee:-
Class
Existing
Revised
Second
15
15 (No change)
Sleeper
20
20 (No Change)
AC Chair Car
25
40
AC-3 Economy
25
40
AC-3 Tier
25
40
First Class
25
50
AC-2 Tier
25
50
AC First
35
60
Executive
35
60
(ii) Revision of Supplementary Charge for Superfast Trains:-
Class
Existing
Revised
Second
10
15
Sleeper
20
30
AC Chair Car
30
45
AC-3 Economy
30
45
AC-3 Tier
30
45
First Class
30
45
AC-2 Tier
30
45
AC First
50
75
Executive
50
75
2. Revised Clerkage Charges and Cancellation Charges for Train Journeys:
(i)Revision of Clerkage Charges in case of cancellation of waiting list and RAC tickets:-
Class
Existing (in Rs)
Revised (in Rs)
Second (Unreserved)
10
15
Second (reserved)
20
30
AC Chair Car
20
30
AC-3 Economy
20
30
AC-3 Tier
20
30
First Class
20
30
AC-2 Tier
20
30
AC First
20
30
Executive
20
30
(ii) Revision of Minimum cancellation charges in case of cancellation of confirmed tickets:-
Class
Existing (in Rs)
Revised (in Rs)
Second
20
30
Sleeper
40
60
AC Chair Car
60
90
AC-3 Economy
60
90
AC-3 Tier
60
90
First Class
60
100
AC-2 tier
60
100
AC-First
70
120
Executive
70
120
3. Revision of Tatkal Charges:-
The Tatkal charges will be realized @ 10% of basic fare for reserved Second (2S) class and 30% of basic fare for all other classes subject to minimum and maximum as given below:-
Class of Travel
Minimum Tatkal Charges (in Rs)
Maximum Tatkal Charges (in Rs)
Reserved Second Sitting (2S)
10
15
Sleeper
90
175
AC Chair Car
100
200
AC-3 tier
250
350
AC-2 tier
300
400
Executive
300
400
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