Monday, 14 October 2013

BULLETIN No.20 Trains Cancelled/Diverted/ and Rescheduled Due to Cyclonic Conditions

Due to “Phailin” Cyclonic Conditions prevailingin East Coast region, the following more trains are Cancelled/Partially Cancelled/Diverted and Rescheduled as below.

I.Trains Fully Cancelled:-

Train.No.12840 Chennai Central – Howrah Mail scheduled to depart Chennai Central at 23 40 hrs today i.e., 14th October, 2013 is cancelled.
Train. No. 12841 Howrah – Chennai Central Coromandel Express scheduled to depart Howrah at 14 50 hrs o­n  13th October, 2013 is cancelled.
Train.No.12842 Chennai Central – Howrah Coromandel Express scheduled to depart Chennai Central at 08 45 hrs o­n 15th October, 2013 is cancelled.
Train.No.22856 Tirupati – Kolkata Santragachi Superfast Express scheduled to depart Tirupati at 19 55 hrs today i.e., 14th October, 2013 is cancelled due to cancellation of its pairing train.
Train.No.22855 Kolkata Santragachi - Tirupati Superfast Express scheduled to depart Santragachi at 16 05 hrs o­n 13th October, 2013 is cancelled.
II.Trains Diverted:-

       1.  Train.No.12245 Howrah-Yesvantpur Duronto Express which is expected to arrive Ballarshah at  11 30 hrs o­n 14th Oct, 2013 is diverted to run via., Ballarshah, Kazipet, Secunderabad, Guntakal, Kallur, Dharmavaram.

III.Trains Rescheduled:-

1. Train No. 12840 Chennai Central – Howrah Mail, scheduled to depart Chennai Central  at 23 40 hrs o­n 13thOctober, 2013, was rescheduled and departed at 12 30 hrs today i.e., 14th October, 2013.

2. Train No. 12842 Chennai Central – Howrah Coromandel Express, scheduled to depart     Chennai Central  at 08 45 hrs today i.e., 14thOctober, 2013, is rescheduled to depart at 19 30 hrs today i.e., 14th October, 2013. 
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Today’s Gitanjali & Kanniyakumari Express Trains Rescheduled

Due to late running of link rake, the following SER trains have been rescheduled:-



·12860 Howrah-Mumbai Gitanjali Express has been rescheduled to leave Howrah at 20.45 hours instead of 13:50 hours today (14/10/2013).



·12665 Howrah-Kanniyakumari Express has been rescheduled to leave Howrah at 05.30 hrs. on 15/10/13 instead of 16.10 hrs. on 14.10.2013 .
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CANCELLATION, RESCHEDULING & DIVERSION OF TRAINS

CANCELLATION OF 12887 HOWRAH-PURI WEEKLY EXPRESS(NOT REGULAR PURI EXPRESS)



12887 Howrah – Puri Weekly Express(Not regular Puri Express) scheduled to leave Howrah at 20.55 hrs on 14.10.2013 will remain cancelled from Howrah



RESCHEDULING OF TRAINS



18615 Howrah-Hatia Expresshas been rescheduled to leave Howrahat 05.45 hrs on 15.10.2013instead of 22.15 hrs on 14.10.2013.



06008 Santragachi-Chennai Puja Special has been rescheduled to leave Santragachi at 16.10 hrs on 15.10.2013instead of 19.00 hrs on 14.10.2013.



22605 Purulia-Villupuram Express has been rescheduled to leave Purulia at 19.35 hrs on 14.10.2013 instead of 10.35 hrs on 14.10.2013



DIVERSION OF TRAINS

12246Yesavantpur-Howrah Duronto Express and 22852 Mangalore-Santragachi Vivek Expressmay bedivertedto run via Jaruli-Tatanagar-Kharagpur due to water logging on Dn. Linebetween Balasore-Haldipada.
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PASSENGER SPECIAL TRAIN

A passenger special train from Chennai Central to Asansol will leave Chennai Central at 04.30 hrs. o­n 15.10.2013 (Tuesday).  The train will run to open timings.  The composition of the train will be 1 AC 2-tier, 3 AC 3-tier, 9 Second Class Sleeper, 6 General Second Class and 2 Luggage-cum-brake van coaches.

The train will stop at Sullurupeta, Gudur, Nellore, o­ngole, Tenali, Vijayawada, Eluru, Rajamundry, Samalkot, Vishakapatnam, Vizianagram, Bobbili, Parvatipuram, Rayagada, Muniguda, Kesinga, Titlagarh, Balangir, Bargarh Road, Sambalpur, Jharsuguda, Rourkela, Chakradharpur, Purulia and Joychandi Pahar.

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Indian Railways take measures to prevent misuse of ‘Izzat’ Monthly Season Ticket

In an order to prevent misuse of the ‘Izzat’ Monthly Season Ticket (Izzat MST), the Ministry of Railways has taken further measures to ensure that the scheme actually reaches the person belonging to low income category.

Under the new measures which will become effective from tomorrow i.e. 15th October 2013, following has been decided:

(i) For availing (Izzat MST) the passenger should first obtain income certificate from local government officials i.e. SDM/SDO/BDO/Tehsildar and thereafter obtain income certificates from Hon’ble Member of Parliament of Lok Sabha.

(ii) After obtaining income certificate from the government officials as mentioned above, recommendations from Hon’ble Member of Parliament of Rajya Sabha and Union Ministers should be submitted to the DRMs.

(iii) On production of above mentioned income certificates and a copy of Photo identity Card cum residential proof, Izzat MST should be issued.

(iv) In case of Izzat MST issued on production of income certificate from District Magistrate or on BPL Card or any other certificate issued by Central Government under a recognized poverty alleviation programme including ration cards issued to persons under ‘Antyodaya Anna Yojana”, Izzat MST will be issued directly on production of residence proof as prescribed as mentioned below. (Separate income certificate from SDM/SDO/BDO/Tehsildar shall not be required in these cases).

In case of residential proof the following may be accepted: Photo Identity Card cum residential proof like Voter Identity Card, Passport, Driving License, Ration Card, Adhaar Card, Bank Pass book from nationalised Bank with Photograph or any other Photo Identity Card cum residential proof issued with photograph by any Government in India or a Government Agency in India.

As announced in Railway Budget 2009-10, the Ministry of Railways had decided to introduce this ‘Izzat’ MST Scheme of uniformly priced Monthly Season Tickets (MSTs) at Rs. 25/- inclusive of all surcharges which will be issued upto a distance of 100 Kms to persons working in unorganised sector with monthly income not exceeding Rs. 1500/-. 
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Bulletin No.7 CANCELLATION/RESCHUDULE OF TRAINS

Due to Cyclone in the coastal areas of Andhra Pradesh and Odissa, Southern Railway has made the following changes in train services.

A) TRAINS FULLY CANCELLED:


Train No.12840 Chennai Central – Howrah mail scheduled to leave Chennai Central at 23.40 hrs. o­n 14.10.2013 (Monday) is cancelled.

Train No.12842 Chennai Central – Howrah Coramandal express at 08.45 hrs. o­n 15.10.2013 (Tuesday) is cancelled.

      B) TRAINS RESCHEDULED:


      Train No.12840 Chennai Central – Howrah Mail scheduled to leave Chennai Central at 23.40 hrs. o­n 13.10.2013 (Sunday) and earlier rescheduled to leave  Chennai Central at 09.00 hrs. o­n 14.10.2013 (Monday) has been further rescheduled to leave at 12.30 hrs. o­n 14.10.2013 (Monday) due to late running of pairing train.

            Train No.12842 Chennai Central – Howrah Coromandal express scheduled to leave Chennai Central at 08.45 hrs. o­n 14.10.2013 (Monday) and earlier rescheduled to leave  Chennai Central at 15.00 hrs. o­n 14.10.2013 (Monday) has been further rescheduled to leave at 19.30 hrs. o­n 14.10.2013 (Monday) due to late running of pairing train.

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BULLETIN No.17 Trains to run on Normal Route. Some Trains Cancelled / Diverted

Due to “Phailin” Cyclonic Conditions prevailingin East Coast region, the following trains which were earlier diverted are now restored to run o­n their Normal Route and some more trains are Cancelled / Diverted as below:

I.Trains Restored to run o­n Normal Route:-

Train.No.12246 Yesvantpur-Howrah Duronto Express which departed Yesvantpur at 11 15 hrs today i.e., 13th Oct, 2013 which was diverted to run via Vijayawada, Warangal, Ballarshah, Nagpur, Jharsuguda (vide PR No.366 dt. 12th Oct, 2013 Sl.No.6, Item No. II under Diversion head) is now restored to run o­n “Normal Route.”
Train No.22852 Mangalore-Santragachchi Express which departed Mangalore at         22 45 hrs o­n 12th Oct, 2013 which was diverted to run via Vijayawada, Warangal, Ballarshah, Nagpur, Jharsuguda (vide PR No.366 dt. 12th Oct, 2013 Sl.No.5, Item No. II under Diversion head) is now restored to run o­n “Normal Route.”
Train.No.12840 Chennai Central-Howrah Mail which is scheduled to depart Chennai Central at 23 40 hrs today i.e., 13th Oct, 2013 which was diverted to run via Vijayawada, Warangal, Ballarshah, Nagpur, Jharsuguda, Kharagpur. (vide PR No. 373  dt. 13th Oct, 2013 Sl. No. 3 under Diversion head) is now restored to run o­n “Normal Route.”
Train.No.12864 Yesvantpur-Howrah Express which departed Yesvantapur at 19 35 hrs o­n 13th Oct, 2013 which was diverted to run via Vijayawada, Warangal, Ballarshah, Nagpur, Jharsuguda, Khargpur. (vide PR No. 373  dt. 13th Oct, 2013            Sl. No. 4 under Diversion head) is now restored to run o­n “Normal Route.”
Train.No.12515 Trivandrum Central-Guwahati Express which departed Trivandrum Central at 12 50 hrs today i.e., 13th Oct, 2013 which was diverted to run via., Vijayawada, Warangal, Ballarshah, Nagpur, Jharsuguda, Khargpur is now restored to run o­n “Normal Route.”
II.   Train Cancelled:-

1.      Train.No.17479 Puri- Tirupati Express scheduled to depart Puri at 12 25 hrs o­n 14thOct, 2013 is cancelled.

III.   Trains Diverted:

1.      Train.No.12839 Howrah-Chennai Central Mail scheduled to depart Howrah at  23 45 hrs today i.e., 13th Oct, 2013 is diverted to run via., Khargpur, Jharsuguda, Nagpur, Ballarshah, Warangal, Vijayawada.

2.      Train.No.16324 Howrah-Trivandrum Central Mail scheduled to depart Howrah at   22 45 hrs o­n 13thOct, 2013 is diverted to run via., Khargpur, Jharsuguda, Nagpur, Ballarshah, Warangal, Vijayawada.

3.      Train.No.12510 Guwahati-Bangalore which departed Guwahati at 06 30 hrs today i.e., 13thOct, 2013 is diverted to run via., Khargpur, Jharsuguda, Nagpur, Ballarshah, Warangal, Vijayawada.
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Bulletin No.8 CANCELLATION/RESCHUDULING OF TRAINS

Due to Cyclone in the coastal areas of Andhra Pradesh and Odissa, Southern Railway has made the following changes in train services.

A) TRAINS FULLY CANCELLED:


            Train No.12868 Puducherry – Howrah weekly express, scheduled to leave Puducherry at 12.30 hrs. o­n 16.10.2013 (Wednesday) and pass through Katpadi at 17.28 / 17.30 hrs. the same day, is cancelled.

            Train No.02852 Kochuveli – Santragachi weekly special, scheduled to leave Kochuveli at 04.15 hrs. o­n 15.10.2013 (Tuesday) and pass through Katpadi at 19.03 / 19.05 hrs. the same day, is cancelled.

      B) TRAIN RESCHEDULED:


            Train No.12664 Tiruchchirappalli – Howrah bi-weekly express, scheduled to leave Tiruchchirappalli at 16.00 hrs. o­n 15.10.2013 (Tuesday) and pass through Chennai Egmore at 22.10 / 22.30 hrs. the same day, has been rescheduled to leave Tiruchchirappalli at 16.00 hrs. o­n 16.10.2013 (Wednesday).
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TRAIN SERVICES RESUMED IN ECoR

Due to cyclone PHAILAN, train services in Howrah-Visakhapatnam section of East Coast Railway was disrupted and cancelled o­n 12th and 13th October 2013. The machinery of East Coast Railway set up for cyclone management was kept o­n functioning for the restoration of traffic and o­n continuous review of the situation; East Coast Railway has partially resumed some of the train services from the afternoon of 13th October 2013 o­nwards. In view of the above, it has been decided to run most of the trains o­n normal route in scheduled timings, rescheduling of some trains and cancel few trains o­n 14th October 2013.

    Normal Departure of Trains o­n 14.10.2013:

         11020 Bhubaneswar-CSTM Konark Express.

         18447 Bhubaneswar-Jagdalpur Hirakhand Express.

         18437 Bhubaneswar-Bhawanipatna Express.

         18452 Puri-Hatia Tapaswini Express.

         18418 Bhubaneswar-Rourkela Rajyarani Express

         12838 Puri-Howrah Express.

         18477 Puri-Haridwar Utkal Express.

         18449 Puri-Patna Baidyanathdham Express.

         12801 Puri-New Delhi Purushottam Express.

         18410 Puri-Howrah Jagannath Express.

         12815 Puri-New Delhi Nandan Kanan Express.

         12822 Puri-Howrah Dhauli Express.

         12892 Bhubaneswar-Bangiriposi Express.

         18448 Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Hirakhand Express.

         18438 Bhawanipatna-Bhubaneswar Express.

         12994 Puri-Gandhidham Express.

All these above trains will run o­n their scheduled timings and path.

     Rescheduling of trains o­n 14.10.2013:

              18309 Sambalpur-Nanded Express will leave Sambalpur at 1300 hrs. instead of its scheduled time.

              18425 Puri-Durg Express will leave Puri at 0500 hrs o­n 15.10.13 (Tuesday) instead of its scheduled time o­n 14.10.2013.

              02830 Bhubaneswar-Chennai special super fast express will leave Bhubaneswar at 2100 hrs today will run with the timings of 12830 Bhubaneswar-Chennai Express.

             12882 Puri-Howrah Garib Rath Express will leave Puri at 0430 hrs o­n 15.10.2013 instead of its scheduled timings o­n 14.10.2013.

              18106 Bhubaneswar-Rourkela Express will leave Bhubaneswar at 1630 hrs o­n 14.10.2013 instead of its earlier timings.

Cancellation of Trains o­n 14.10.2013:

     18411/18412 Bhubaneswar-Visakhapatnam-Bhubaneswar Intercity Express will remain cancelled from both the directions.

           18414 Puri-Paradeep Express.

      18416 Puri-Barbil Express.
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HOWRAH -PURI SECTION RESTORED- TRAINS TO PURI TO RUN ON NORMAL ROUTE

 Since the railway line to Puri from Howrah has been declared fit by
East Coast Railway after proper inspection, train running to Puri will
resume from the evening of 13.10.2013.
TRAINS TO PURI TO RUN ON NORMAL ROUTE
1.      18409 Howrah-Puri Sri Jagannath Express leaving Howrah at 19.00
Hrs. on 13.10.13 will run on normal route.
2.      12837 Howrah-Puri Express leaving Howrah at 22.35 Hrs. on 13.10.13
will run on normal route.
CANCELLATION OF DHAULI EXPRESS ON 14.10.13
However, 12821 Howrah-Puri Dhauli Express scheduled to leave Howrah at
06.00 hrs on 14.10.2013 will remain cancelled  for want of rake.

RESCHEDULING OF TRAINS
12863 Howrah-Yesvantpur Express scheduled to leave Howrah at 20.35
hrs. on 13.10.2013 has been rescheduled to leave Howrah at 06.00 hrs
on 14.10.2013.
12663 Howrah-Tiruchchirapalli Express scheduled to leave Howrah at
16.10 hrs. on 13.10.2013 has been rescheduled to leave Howrah at 16.10
hrs on 14.10.2013.
18615 Howrah-Hatia Express scheduled to leave Howrah at 22.15 hrs on
13.10.2013 has been rescheduled to leave Howrah at 00.30 hrs. on
14.10.2013.

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Bulleting No.4, CANCELLATION/RESCHUDULE OF TRAINS

Bulleting No.4, CANCELLATION/RESCHUDULE OF TRAINS


Bulletin No.4

CANCELLATION/RESCHUDULE OF TRAINS
Due to Cyclone at Andhra Pradesh and Odisa Coastal area, Southern Railway made the following changes.

A) TRAINS FULLY CANCELLED:
1)Train No.22860 Chennai Central – Puri weekly express leaving Chennai Central at 16.20 hrs. on 14.10.2013 (Monday).
2)Train No.15629 Chennai Egmore – Guwahati weekly express leaving Chennai Egmore at 22.30 hrs. on 14.10.2013 (Monday).

B) TRAINS RESCHEDULED:
1)Train No.12840 Chennai Central – Howrah Mail leaving Chennai Central at 23.40 hrs. on 13.10.2013 (Sunday), is rescheduled to Chennai Central at 09.00 hrs. on 14.10.2013 (Monday) due to late running of pairing train.
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BULLETIN No.15 Trains Cancelled/Partially Cancelled/Diverted and Special Trains Due to Cyclonic Conditions

Due to “Phailin” Cyclonic Conditions prevailingin East Coast region, the following more trains are Cancelled/Partially Cancelled/Diverted and Rescheduled as below:                                                              

I.Trains Fully Cancelled:-

Train.No.11020 Bhubaneswar - Mumbai CST Konark Express scheduled to depart Bhubaneswar at 15 20 hrs today i.e., 13th October, 2013 is cancelled.
Train.No.17015 Bhubaneswar - Secunderabad Vishaka Express scheduled to depart Bhubaneswar at 08 35 hrs today i.e., 13.10.2013 is cancelled.                                          II.Trains Partially Cancelled:-
1.  Train No.17479 Puri - Tirupati Express scheduled to depart Puri o­n 13thOctober, 2013  was earlier announced as fully cancelled vide PR No. dt.12th Oct, 2013. But this train is restored to run between Palasa – Tirupati and partially cancelled between Puri and Palasa.
 2. Train.No.12845 Bhubaneswar - Yesvantpur Express which was scheduled to depart Bhubaneswar at 07 30 hrs today i.e., 13th Oct, 2013 is partially cancelled between Bhubaneswar and Visakhapatnam. However, the train is running between Visakhapatnam and Yesvantpur.
 3.Train.No.18463 Bhubaneswar - Bangalore Prasanthi Express which was scheduled to depart Bhubaneswar at 05 30 hrstoday i.e., 13th Oct, 2013 is partially cancelled between Bhubaneswar and Visakhapatnam. However, the train is running between Visakhapatnam and Bangalore.
III.Trains Diverted:-

       1. Train.No.12245 Howrah-Yesvantpur Duronto Express which departed Howrah at 11 00                 hrson 12th Oct, 2013 is diverted to run via., Kharagpur, Jarshuguda, Nagpur, Ballarshah,             Kazipet, Secunderabad, Vikarabad, Raichur Guntakal, Kallur, Dharmavaram.

IV.Special Trains: - SCR is running the following two special trains to clear stranded passengers o­n 13thOctober, 2013.

1. Special passenger Train between Vijayawada - Anakapalli, departed Vijayawada at 09 40 hrs.

       2.  Train No. 07207 Kakinada - Secunderabad Special Express Train is scheduled to depart Kakinada at 16 00 Hrs.
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BULLETIN No.14 Trains Cancelled/Partially Cancelled/Diverted/Rescheduled Due to Cyclonic Conditions

Due to “Phailin” Cyclonic Conditions prevailingin East Coast region, the following more trains are Cancelled/Partially Cancelled/Diverted and Rescheduled as below:
I.Trains Fully Cancelled:
1.Train .No. 18047 Howrah - Vasco Express which wasscheduled to depart Howrah at 23 30 hrs on 12thOct, 2013 is cancelled.
2. Train .No. 08637 Hatia - Yesvantpur Special which was scheduled to depart Hatia at 18.15 hrs on 12thOct, 2013 is cancelled.
3. Train .No. 12839 Howrah - Chennai Mail which was scheduled to depart Howrah at 23 45 hrs on 13th Oct, 2013 is cancelled.
II.Trains Partially Cancelled:-
1.Train.No.18495 Rameswaram - Bhubaneswar Expresswhich departed Rameswaram at 08 00 hrs today i.e., 13th Oct, 2013 is partially cancelled between Visakhapatnam and Bhubaneswar.

III.Trains Diverted:-
Train.No.12513 Secunderabad - Guwahati Express which departed Secunderabad at 07 30 hrs today i.e., 13th Oct, 2013 is diverted to run via., Kazipet, Ballarshah, Nagpur, Jharsuguda.
Train.No.12704 Secunderabad - Howrah Falaknuma Express Scheduled to depart Secunderabad at 16 00 hrs today i.e., 13th Oct, 2013 is diverted to run via., Kazipet, Ballarshah, Nagpur, Jharsuguda.
Train.No.16324 Shalimar - Trivandrum Express Scheduled to depart Shalimar at 22 45 hrs today i.e., 13th Oct, 2013 is diverted to run via., Kharagpur, Jarshuguda, Nagpur, Ballarshah, Warangal, Vijayawada.
Train.No.12867 Howrah - Pondichery Express Scheduled to depart Howrah at 23 30 hrs today i.e., 13th Oct, 2013 is diverted to run via., Kharagpur, Jarshuguda, Nagpur, Ballarshah, Warangal, Vijayawada.
Train.No. 12835 Hatia - Yesvantpur Express scheduled to depart Hatia at 18 25 hrs today i.e., 13th Oct, 2013is diverted to run via Kharagpur, Jarshuguda, Nagpur, Ballarshah, Warangal, Vijayawada.
IV.Train Rescheduled:-
1.Train.No.12734 Secunderabad - Tirupati Narayanadri Express scheduled to depart Secunderabad at 18 05 hrs today i.e., 13thOct, 2013 is rescheduled to leave Secunderabad at 19 30 hrs o­n the same day due to incoming pairing rake running late.
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Bulletin No: 13 Secunderabad - Bhubaneswar Visakha Express Scheduled to depart today Partially Cancelled between Visakhapatnam - Bhubaneshwar

Due to “Phailin” Cyclonic Conditions prevailingin East Coast region, Train No. 17016 Secunderabad – Bhubaneswar Visakha Express scheduled to depart Secunderabad at 17 00 hrs today i.e., 13thOctober, 2013 (Sunday) is partially cancelled between Visakhapatnam and Bhubaneswar.
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CANCELLATION AND DIVERSION OF MORE TRAINS ON 13.10.13 DUE TO SUPER CYCLONE PHAILIN

In continuation to Bulletin 1 & 2 issued by SER at 1300 hrs & 1830 hrs respectively, the following trains will remain cancelled/will be diverted tomorrow ie 13.10.13 :-
CANCELLATION OF TRAINS ON 13.10.13
12821 Howrah Puri Dhauli Express from Howrah
12277 Howrah Puri Shatabdi Express from Howrah
12841 Howrah Chennai Coromandel Express from Howrah
22855 Santragachi Tirupati Weekly Express from Santragachi
22889 Digha Puri Express from Digha
12891 Bangriposi Bhubaneswar express from Bangriposi
DIVERSION OF TRAINS ON 13.10.13
12703 Howrah Secunderabad Falaknuma Express
12245 Howrah Yesvantpur Duronto Express
18645 Howrah Hyderabad East Coast Express
The above trains will move via diverted route i.e Kharagpur – Tatanagar- Jharsuguda- Bilaspur- Nagpur- Ballarsha- Kazipet.
Train running to East Coast Railway is likely to be severely affected due to the cyclone.
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Sunday, 13 October 2013

SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY PROVIDES o­nE MINUTE TEMPORARY STOPPAGE AT BANAVAR

South Western Railway has decided to provide o­ne minute stoppage at BANAVAR Stationfor (1) Train Nos.12726/12725 Dharwad-Bangalore City-Dharwad Siddahganga Intercity Express; (2) Train Nos.16202/16201 Shimoga Town-Bangalore City-Shimoga Town Express &(3) Train Nos.16206/16205 Mysore-Talguppa-Mysore Express, during Annual Celebration (Sandal Sharief),with effect from 11th to 15thOctober, 2013(05 days o­nly), as per the following details :--
StoppageAt BANAVARstation
Arrvl./Dept.Hrs.
1.Train No.12726 Dharwad-Bangalore City Siddahganga Inter City Exp.10-44/10-45
2.Train No.12725 Bangalore City-Dharwad Siddahganga Inter City Exp.16-09/16-10
3.Train No.16202 Shimoga Town-Bangalore City Express08-13/08-14
4.Train No.16201 Bangalore City-Shimoga Town Express 19-44/19-45
5.Train No.16206 Mysore-Talguppa Express09-13/09-14
6.Train No.16205 Talguppa-Mysore Express18-28/18-29
SOUTH CENTRAL RAILWAY PROVIDES TWO MINUTE STOPPAGEAT RENIGUNTA:--
South Central Railway(SCR) has advised this railway that they have decided to provide two minute commercial stoppage at RENIGUNTA station for Train Nos. 02845/02846 Bhubaneswar-Yesvantpur-Bhubaneswar Weekly Special, with effect from 09th Oct.2013.
Accordingly, Train Nos.02845 Bhubaneswar-Yesvantpur Weekly Special will arrive/depart at RENIGUNTA station at 03-10/03-12 hrs, with effect from 09th October, 2013.
In the return direction, Train No.02846 Yesvantpur-Bhubaneswar Weekly Special will arrive/depart at RENIGUNTA station at 07-10/07-12 hrs, with effect from 09th October, 2013.
CENTRAL RAILWAY PROVIDES o­nE MINUTE TEMPORARY STOPPAGEAT SHAHABAD:-
Central Railway(CR) has advised this railway that they have decided to provide one minute temporary stoppage at SHAHABAD station for Train Nos. 22133/22134 Solapur-Yesvantpur-Solapur Express, o­n experimental basis for a period of six months,with effect from 07th Oct. 2013.
Accordingly, Train Nos.22133 Solapur-Yesvantpur Express will arrive/depart at SHAHABAD station at 21-29/21-30 hrs, for a period of six months, with effect from 07th Oct. 2013.
In the return direction, Train No.22134 Yesvantpur-Solapur Expresswill arrive/depart at SHAHABAD station at 06-03/06-04 hrs, for a period of six months, with effect from 07th Oct. 2013.
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SOUTHERNRAILWAY TO RUN SPECTIAL TRAINS BETWEEN KOCHUVELI-BANGALORE CITY-KOCHUVELI (Tr. NOS. 06314/06315 KOCHUVELI-BANGALORE CITY-KOCHUVELISPECIALS—TWO TRIPS IN EACH DIRECTION

Southern Railway has advised this Railway that they have decided to run Special Trains between KOCHUVELI-BANGALORE CITY-KOCHUVELI ( Train Nos.06314/06315) for 02 Trips in each direction, as per following details:--
Accordingly,Train No. 06314 KOCHUVELI-BANGALORE CITYSPECIAL will depart at KOCHUVELIat 20-15 hrs. on Thursdays, i.e. o­n 17th & 31stOctober, 2013 (Total : 02 Specials o­nly) and arrive at BANGALORE CITYat 13-50 hrs. o­n Fridays.
En route, the Special will arrive/depart at Kollam at 21-10/21-15 hrs; Kayankulam at 21-48/21-50 hrs; Mavelikara at 21-58/22-00 hrs; Chengannur at 22-13/22-15 hrs; Tiruvalla at 22-23/22-25 hrs; Kottayam at 22-50/22-55 hrs; Ernakulam Town at 00-20/00-25 hrs.(Friday); Aluva at 00-46/00-48 hrs; Thrisur at 01-57/02-02 hrs; depart at Shoranur ‘B’ Cabin at 03-00 hrs; Palakkad at 03-35/03-40 hrs; depart at Podanur at 04-55 hrs; arrive/depart at Coimbatore at 05-00/05-05 hrs; Tiruppur at 05-58/06-00 hrs; Erode at 06-50/07-10 hrs; Salem at 08-10/08-15 hrs; depart at Omalur at 08-45 hrs; Dharmapuri Jn. at 10-35/10-37 hrs; Hosur at 12-08/12-10 hrs; and arrive/depart at Bangalore Cantt. at 13-08/13-10 hrs.
In the return direction, Train No. 06313 BANGALORE CITY-KOCHUVELI SPECIAL will depart at BANGALORE CITY at 15-20 hrs. on Fridays, i.e. o­n 18th Oct.2013 & 01stNov.2013 (Total : 02 Specials o­nly ) and arrive at KOCHUVELI at 10-30 hrs. o­n Saturdays.
En route, the Special will arrive/depart at BANGALORE Cantt. at 15-28/15-30 hrs;Hosur at 16-28/16-30 hrs; Dharmapuri Jn. at 18-03/18-05 hrs; depart at Omalur at 20-10 hrs; arrive/depart at Salem at 20-35/20-40 hrs; Erode at 22-30/23-00 hrs; Tiruppur at 23-43/23-45 hrs; Coimbatore at 00-40/00-45 hrs; depart at Podanur at 01-05 hrs; arrive/depart at Palakkad at 02-05/02-10 hrs; depart at Shoranur ‘B’ Cabin at 03-00 hrs; Thrisur at 03-30/03-35 hrs; Aluva at 04-33/04-35 hrs; Ernakulam Town at 04-55/05-10 hrs; Kottayam at 06-40/06-45 hrs; Tiruvalla at 07-08/07-10 hrs; Chengannur at 07-18/07-20 hrs; Mavelikara at 07-33/07-35 hrs; Kayankulam at 08-18/08-20 hrs; and arrive/depart at Kollam at 09-00/09-05 hrs.
The Special hastotal 19 Coaches, consisting ofOneAC 2-tier coach,Two AC 3-tier coaches,Four Second Class Sleeper coaches, Six General Second Class Chair Cars, Four General Second Class coaches and Two Second Class luggage-cum-brake vans.
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Saturday, 12 October 2013

TRAINS TO BE CANCELLED, DIVERTED AND SHORT TERMINATED

TRAINS TO BE CANCELLED, DIVERTED AND SHORT TERMINATED:

PRESS RELEASE: No-4

All trains between Howrah and Visakhapatnam including local passenger trains have been cancelled o­n Saturday, 12thOctober 2013 and o­n Sunday, 13th October 2013.

In continuation and o­n review of the situation, it has been decided by Railways to cancel the following trains coming to and originating from affected areas.

SHORT TERMINATION:

1.18478 Haridwar-Puri Utkal Express has been short terminated at Bilaspur and will return back as 18477 Puri-Haridwar Utkal Express from Bilaspur o­n 13-10-2013.

2.12879 Lokmanya Tilak Terminus-Bhubaneswar Express will be short terminated at Bilaspur today and will return as 12880 Bhubaneswar-Lokmanya Tilak Terminus Express from Bilaspur o­n 14-10-2013.

3.22812 New-Delhi Bhubaneswar Rajdhani Express will be short terminated at Balasore today and will run as 22811 Bhubaneswar-New Delhi Rajdhani Express from Kharagpur o­n 13-10-2013.

4.18406 Ahmedabad-Puri Express will be short terminated at Raipur today.

5.18464 Bengaluru-Bhubaneswar Prashanti Express will be short terminated at Visakhapatnam today and will return as 18463 Bhubaneswar-Bengaluru Prashanti Express from Visakhapatnam o­n 13-10-2013.

6.12829 Chennai-Bhubaneswar Express will be short terminated at Visakhapatnam today and will return as 12845 Bhubaneswar Yesvantpur Express o­n 13-10-2013.

Apart from above, 12802 New Delhi-Puri Purushottam Express left New Delhi o­n 11-10-2013 will be regulated in South Eastern Railway region, 12993 Gandhidham-Puri Express left Gandhidham o­n 11-10-2013 will be regulated in South East Central Railway jurisdiction. Similarly, 12816 New Delhi-Puri Nandan Kanan Express, 18420 Jayanagar-Puri Express scheduled to leave New Delhi & Jayanagar today will be regulated and short terminated in South Eastern Railway jurisdiction. 17480 Tirupaty-Puri Express leaving Tirupaty and 17016 Secunderabad-Bhubaneswar Visakha Express leaving Secunderabad today will be short terminated in South Central Railway jurisdiction.

TRAINS TO BE DIVERTED VIA KHARAGPUR, JHARSUGUDA, RAIPUR & NAGPUR:

01.12863 Howrah-Yesvantpur Express leaving Howrah o­n 12.10.2013

02.18407 Howrah-Vasko-Da-Gama Express leaving Howrah o­n 12.2013.

03.12839 Howrah-Chennai Mail Express leaving Howrah o­n 12.10.2013.

04.15902 Dibrugarh-Yesvantpur left Dibrugarh o­n 11.10.2013.

05.12703 Howrah-Secunderabad Falaknuma Express scheduled to leave Howrah o­n 13.10.2013.

06.12245 Howrah-Yesvantpur Express scheduled to leave Howrah o­n 13.10.2013.

TRAINS TO BE DIVERTED VIA BIJAYAWADA, BALARSAH, NAGPUR, RAIPUR & JHARSUGUDA:

01.112842 Chennai-Howrah Coromandal Express leaving Chennai o­n 13.10.13

02.16323 Trivandrum-Shalimar Exp leaving Trivandrum o­n 12.10.2013

03.18646 Hyderabad-Howrah East Coast Express leaving Hyderabad o­n 13.10.2013

04.15905 Kanyakumari-Dibrugarh Exp leaving Kanyakumari o­n 12.10.2013

05.22606 Villupuram-Purulia Exp leaving Villupuram o­n 12.10.2013

06.12253 Yesvantpur-Bhagalpur exp. Leaving Yesvantpur o­n 12.10.2013

07.12666 Kanyakumari-Howrah exp. Leaving Kanyakumari o­n 12.10.2013

08.12840 Chennai-Howrah Mail leaving Chennai o­n 12.10.2013.

TRAINS MAY BE DIVERTED:

01.13351 Dhanbad-Allepy exp leaving Dhanbad o­n 12.10.2013

02.18637 Hatia-Yesvantpur exp leaving Hatia o­n 12.10.2013

03.13352 Allepy-Dhanbad leaving Allepy o­n 12.10.2013

04.12864 Yesvantpur-Howrah leaving Yesvantpur o­n 12.10.2013

05.12841 Howrah-Chennai Coromandal leaving Howrah o­n 12 & 13.10.2013

06.22855 Santragachhi-Tirupati leaving Santragachhi o­n 13.10.2013

07.12663 Howrah-Tiruchirapalli exp leaving Howrah o­n 13.10.2013

08.15630 Guwahati-Chennai leaving Guwahati o­n 12.10.2013

09.12509 Bangalore-Guwahati leaving Bangalore o­n 11.10.2013

10.12513 Secunderabad-Guwahati leaving Secunderabad o­n 12.10.2013

11.12704 Secunderabad-Howrah Falaknuma leaving Secunderabad o­n 12.10.2013

12.18645 Howrah-Hyderabad East Coast leaving Howrah o­n 13.10.2013

TRAINS CANCELLED:

01.18409 Howrah-Puri Jagannath exp from Howrah o­n 12.10.2013

02.22824 New Delhi-Bhubaneswar Rajdhani from New Delhi o­n 12.10.2013

03.12837 Howrah-Puri from Howrah o­n 12.10.2013

04.18464 Bangalore-Bhubaneswar from Bangalore o­n 12.10.13

05.18463 Bhubaneswar-Bangalore from Bhubaneswar o­n 13.10.2013

06.12845 Bhubaneswar-Yesvantpur from Bhubaneswar o­n 13.10.2013

07.18401 Puri-Okha from Puri o­n 13.10.2013

08.12821 Howrah-Puri Dhauli from Howrah o­n 13.10.2013

09.12892 Bhubanewswar-Bangiriposi from Bhubaneswar 12.10.2013

10.12891 Bangiriposi-Bhubaneswar from Bangiriposi o­n 13.10.2013

11.22859 Puri-Chennai from Puri o­n 13.10.2013

12.11020 Bhubaneswar-Mumbai Konark Exp from Bhubaneswar o­n 13.10.2013

13.22871 Bhubaneswar-Tirupati from Bhubaneswar o­n 13.10.2013

14.17015 Bhubaneswar-Secunderabad Visakha from Bhubaneswar o­n 13.10.2013.

15.18411/12 Bhubaneswar-Visakhapatnam-Bhubaneswar Intercity Express from both the directions o­n 13.10.2013.

16.12278 Puri-Howrah Express leaving Puri o­n 13.10.2013.

17.18416/15 Puri-Barbil-Puri Express from both the directions o­n 13.10.2013.

18.18414/13 Puri-Paradeep-Puri Express from both the directions o­n 13.10.2013.

19.12893/94 Bhubaneswar-Bolangir-Bhubaneswar from both the directions o­n 13.10.2013.

20.18303/04 Puri-Sambalpur-Puri Intercity from both the directions o­n 13.10.2013.

21.22811 Bhubaneswar-New Delhi Rajdhani leaving Bhubaneswar o­n 13.10.2013.

22.12875 Puri-New Delhi Neelachal Express leaving Puri o­n 13.10.2013.

23.12822 Puri-Howrah Dhauli Express leaving Puri o­n 13.10.2013.

24.12819 Bhubaneswar-New Delhi Sampark Kranti Express o­n 13.10.2013.

25.18447 Bhubaneswar-Jagdalpur Hirakhand Express leaving Bhubaneswar o­n 13.10.2013.

26.18437 Bhubaneswar-Bhawanipatna Express leaving Bhubaneswar o­n 13.10.2013.

27.18452 Puri-Hatia Tapaswini Express leaving Puri o­n 13.10.13.

28.22910 Puri-Valsad Express leaving Puri o­n 13.10.2013.

29.18105/06 Rourkela-Bhubaneswar-Rourkela Express leaving from both the directions o­n 13.10.2013.

30.18425 Puri-Durg Express leaving Puri o­n 13.10.2013.

31.12832/31 Bhubaneswar-Dhanbad-Bhubaneswar Garib Rath leaving from both the directions o­n 13/14.10.2013.

32.22827 Puri-Surat Express leaving Puri o­n 13.10.2013.

33.18451 Hatia-Puri Tapaswini Express leaving Hatia o­n 12.10.2013.

34.18417 Rourkela-Bhubaneswar Express leaving Rourkela o­n 13.10.2013.

35.12844 Ahmedabad-Puri Express leaving Ahmedabad o­n 12.10.2013.

36.22889 Digha-Puri Express leaving Digha o­n 13.10.2013.

37.12888 Puri-Howrah Express leaving Puri o­n 13.10.2013.

38.18410 Puri-Howrah Jagannath Express leaving Puri o­n 13.10.2013.

39.11019 CSTM-Bhubaneswar Konark Express leaving CSTM o­n 12.10.2013.

40.17479 Puri-Tirupaty Express leaving Puri o­n 13.10.2013

41.2802 New Delhi-Puri Purusottam Express LEAVING New DelhI o­n 12.10.2013

42.18478 Haridwar-Puri Utkal Express leaving Haridwar o­n 12.10.2013
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Steps been taken by SCR to Handle Situation Arising due to “Phailin” Cyclonic Storm

With a view to handle the situation arising out of the Phailin Cyclonic Storm hitting the East Coast, South Central Railway has undertaken concerted efforts to ensure safety and minimize dislocation to train services and avoid inconvenience to passengers to the extent possible within the given conditions. Some of the focused measures undertaken are detailed below:-

1.Activated Emergency Control Rooms at Rail Nilayam, the Head Quarters of SCR and also at Vijayawada Divisional office. These emergency cells are being manned 24 X 7 by Senior Officials from various departments to closely monitor the situation and immediately initiate necessary action.

2.Special Patrolling of Railway Tracks has been pressed into service o­n Vijayawada Division especially covering the entire section between Vijayawada and Duvvada near Visakhapatnam.

3.Special Engineering Trains carrying material including boulders, quarry dust etc., have been kept ready at four locations o­n Vijayawada Division i.e. at Vijayawada, Bitragunta, Rajahmundry and Vatlur to undertake relief activity in case of need.

4.Senior Engineering Officials have been stationed at Tuni to keep a watch o­n the situation continuously and take appropriate steps as required.

5.Supervisors have been deputed to travel in locomotives of the trains running o­n Vijayawada-Visakhapatnam Section so as to keep watch alongside the Railway Tracks, particularly with regard to water level etc.

6.Watchmen have been posted to monitor the situation at Identified vulnerable locations including bridges, high banks etc., in the interest of safety of track and other installations.

7.                 20 long distance express trains which were to run o­n Vijayawada-Visakhapatnam-Bhubneshwar have been diverted to run o­n diverted route from Vijayawada via., Warangal, Ballarshah, Nagpur, Jharsuguda, Kharagpur etc., in view of the conditions prevailing in Odisha Coast.

8.With a view to help transport the stranded short distance passengers, two special Passenger Trains have been run - o­ne from Vijayawada to Anakapalle and o­ne from Vijayawada to Samalkot.

9.Help Line Numbers have been activated at 19 Railway Stations covering Vijayawada, Guntur and Secunderabad Divisions to ensure flow of information to passengers o­n train services.

10.Additional Enquiry Counters and Refund Counters have been opened at all important Stations to cater to the needs of the Passengers.

11.Required catering arrangements have been made at various stations so as to ensure supply of drinking water, food & beverages to Passengers o­n travel, o­n account of diversion of trains.
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BULLETIN No.8 SCR opens More Help Lines to provide information on Train Services to Passengers

In addition to the Help Line Nos. set up at Secunderabad, Hyderabad, Vijayawada, Rajahmundry, Kazipet, Warangal, Khammam and Manchiryal Railway Stations (as already intimated vide SCR PR No.358, 359) SCR has opened Help Line Nos. at the following Railway Stations also:
At Tuni: 08854-252172
At Anakapalle: 08924-221698
At Guntur: 0863-2222014, 09701379072
At Nandyal: 07702772080
At Nalgonda: 08682-224392, 09701379077
At Narsaraopeta: 08647-223131, 09701379075
At Markapur: 08596-222028, 09701379079
At Giddalur: 08405-242003
At Sattanapalle: 08641-232255
At Piduguralla: 08649-252255
At Nadikude: 08649-257625, 09701379078
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BULLETIN No.9 Two More Trains are Diverted Due to Cyclonic Conditions

Diversion of Two More Trains:
T.No.15905 Kanyakumari-Dibrugarh Weekly Express Scheduled which left Kanyakumari at 14.45 hrs., today i.e. 12.10.13 is diverted to run via Vijayawada, Warangal, Ballarshah, Nagapur, Jharsuguda,Kharagpur.
T.No.12842 Chennai-Howrah Coromandal Express Scheduled to depart Chennai at 08.45 Hrs. o­n 13.10.13 is diverted to run via Warangal, Ballarshah, Nagpur, Jharsuguda, Kharagpur.
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BULLETIN No.7 Special Train To Run From Vijayawada to Anakapalli

BULLETIN No.7 Special Train To Run From Vijayawada to Anakapalli
South Central Railway will run a special passenger Train from Vijayawada to Anakapalli for the convenience of stranded Anakapalli bound passengers, who are held up due to cancellation/partially cancellation/Diversion of several Trains o­n account of “Phailin” Cyclonic Conditions prevailing.
Accordingly, the Special Passenger Train from Vijayawada to Anakapalli will depart Vijayawada at 15.45 hrs. today.
Diversion of Two More Trains:
T.No.13352 Alappuzha-Dhanbad Express which left Alappuzha at 06.00 Hrs. today i.e. 12.10.13 is diverted to run via Vijayawada, Warangal, Ballarshah, Nagapur, Jharsuguda,Kharagpur.
T.No.18310 Nanded-Sambalpur Bi-weekly Express Scheduled to depart Nanded at 16.15 Hrs. today i.e. 12.10.13 is diverted to run via Kazipet, Ballarshah, Nagpur, Jharsuguda.
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REGULATION OF TRAIN SERVICES o­n EAST COAST SECTION DUE TO CYCLONE “PHAILIN” IN ANDHRA PRADESH & ODISHA

In view of the threat of cyclone ‘Phailin’ which is likely to hit the coastal areas of Andhra Pradesh and Odisha this afternoon(12-10-2013), South Eastern Railway has taken some pre -cautionary measures in running of Puri bound and South bound trains o­n the east coast section. Accordingly, the following Puri/ South bound trains o­n East Coast Section will be regulated:-
CANCELLATION OF TRAINS:
12837 Howrah-Puri Express from Howrah o­n 12.102013
18409 Howrah-Puri Sri Jagannath Express from Howrah o­n 12.10.2013
12277 Howrah-Puri Shatabdi Express from Howrah o­n 12.10.2013
12073 Howrah-Bhubaneswar Jan Shatabdi Express from Howrah o­n 12.10.2013
18047 Howrah-Vasco-Da-Gama Amravati Express from Howrah o­n 12.10.2013
08011 Santragach-Puri Special train from Santragachi o­n 13.10.2013
03101 Sealdah-Puri Special train from Sealdah o­n 13.10.2013
08041 Santragachi- Chennai Special train from Santragachi o­n 12.10.2013
02851 Santragachi-Kochuveli Special train from Santragachi o­n 12.10.2013
58001 Howrah-Puri Passenger from Howrah o­n 12.10.2013
58005 Kharagpur-Khurda Passenger o­n 12.102013
Besides, 12 other trains towards different directions will remain cancelled o­n 12.10.2013.
All Howrah bound mail/express trains leaving Puri o­n 12.10.2013 have been cancelled by East Coast Railway.
DIVERSION OF TRAINS
12703 Howrah-Secundrabad Falaknuma Express, 18645 Howrah-Hyderabad East Coast Express, 12245 Howrah-Yesvantpur Duronto Express and 12841 Howrah-Chennai Coromondal Express leaving Howrah o­n 12.10.2013 will run via diverted route i.e. Kharagpur-Tatanagar-Jharsuguda-Bilaspur-Raipur-Durg-Nagpur-Ballarsha-Kazipet.
12863 Howrah-Yesvantpur Express and 12839 Howrah Chennai Mail leaving Howrah o­n 12.10.2013 will be diverted via Kharagpur-Jharsuguda-Nagpur-Ballarsha.
22803 Howrah-Sambalpur Express leaving Howrtah o­n 12.10.2013 will be diverted via Kharagpur-Tatanagar-Jharsuguda.
22614 Haldia- Chennai Express leaving Haldia o­n 12.10.2013 will be diverted via Kharagpur-Tatanagar-Jharsuguda-Bilaspur-Nagpur-Ballarsha-Kazipet.
12664 Tiruchchirapalli-Howrah Express and 12840 Chennai-Howrah Mail arriving Howrah o­n 13.10.2013 will be diverted via Vizianagaram- Jharsuguda-Tatanagar-Kharagpur.
12864 Yesvantpur-Howrah Express which left Yesvantpur o­n 11.10.2013 is diverted via Warangal-Ballarsha-Nagpur-Durg-Raipur-Bilaspur-Jharsuguda-Kharagpur.
12842 Chennai-Howrah Coromondal Express scheduled to leave Chennai o­n 12.10.2013 is diverted via Warangal-Ballarsha-Nagpur-Durg-Raipur-Bilaspur-Jharsuguda-Kharagpur
18646 Hyderabad-Howrah East Coast Express leaving Hyderabad and 12704 Secundrabad-Howrah Falaknuma Express leaving Secundrabad o­n 12.10.2013 is diverted via Ballarsha-Nagpur-Durg-Raipur-Bilaspur-Jharsugua-Kharagpur.
SHORT TERMINATION
18048 Vasco-da-Gama –Howrah Amravati Express scheduled to arrive Howrah o­n 12.10.2013 will be short terminated at Visakhapatnam
Train running to East Coast area is expected to be severely affected tomorrow also.
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Measures taken for cyclone management over ECoR: Trains Cancelled & Diverted

The following measures have been taken for cyclone management:
(i)Measures have been taken to sanitize section between Bhadrak – Palasa by 12.30 hrs of date so that there will be no train running over the section during cyclone.
(ii)No trains from adjoining railways will be received after 10.30 hrs.
(iii)For Controlling/Regulation of trains 25 controlling stations are functional with local emergency control comprising of officers/supervisors and staff of different departments round the clock for management of emergent situation. Arrangement of food, drinking water, medical facility, relief and rescue operation at these stations have been made. Diesel powers are positioned at Bhadrak, Jajpur Keonjhar Road, Cuttack, Bhubaneswar, Khurda Road, Brahmapur, Palasa, Paradeep, Puri, Dhenkanal, Talcher, Visakhapatnam for opening communication/section clearance. For drinking water Sintex water tanks of 2000 ltr capacity have been made available and 06 nos of BTPN wagons with water have been positioned at Palasa.
(iv)Accident Relief Train/Accident Relief Medical Equipments are kept ready at their base stations except Kantabanji which is positioned at Brahmapur. Tower wagons are kept ready at the respective locations equipped with power saw.
(v)Power cars have been positioned at Brahgmapur, Palasa, Khurda Road & Bhadrak. Diesel Generator sets have been positioned at all the 25 controlling stations for lighting and signaling purposes.
(vi)One coach each has been placed at the controlling stations for shelter.
(vii) Emergency stores items like – Tarpaulins, blankets, bedsheets, GI wires, gloves, Keroseneoil, torch, bleaching powder etc. have been supplied at the controlling stations by road and QT van.
(viii)Satellite phones have been provided and functional at Zonal HQ, Visakhapatnam, Khurda Road, Bhadrak, Paradeep, Balugaon and Brahmapur.
(ix)Engineering materials for relief and rescue operation have been loaded and kept ready to meet emergent requirement.
B.Cancellation/Short termination/Diversion of trains due to Cyclone.
The following trains are to be cancelled/short terminated/diverted due to Cyclone.
I.Cancellation of trains:
1.22811 – Bhubaneswar-New Delhi (Rajdhani ExP) leaving Bhubaneswar o­n 12.10.13.
2.22805 – Bhubaneswar-New Delhi S/F Exp via Sambalpur-Rourkela o­n 12.10.13
3.18425 – PURI-DURG leaving Puri o­n 12.10.13.
4.18426 – DURG-PURI leaving DURG o­n 12.10.13.
5.18452 – PURI-Hatia leaving PURI o­n 12.10.13.
6.18451 – Hatia-PURI leaving Hatia o­n 12.10.13.
7.18477 – PURI –Haridwar Utkal leaving Puri o­n 12.10.13.
8.12801 – PURI-NDLS Purusottam leaving PURI o­n 12.10.13.
9.15643 – PURI-Kamakhya leaving PURI o­n 12.10.13.
10.18410 – PURI-Howrah leaving PURI o­n 12.10.13.
11.12838 – PURI-Howrah leaving PURI o­n 12.10.13.
12.22890 – PURI –DGH leaving PURI o­n 12.10.13.
13.12843 – PURI-Ahmedabad leaving PURI o­n 12.10.13.
14.22202 – PURI- Sealdah (Duranto) leaving PURI o­n 12.10.13.
15.17481 – Bilaspur-Tirupati leaving Bilaspur o­n 12.10.13.
16.18418 – Bhubaneswar-Rourkela leaving Bhubaneswar o­n 12.10.13.
17.18411/18412- Bhubaneswar-Visakhapatnam-Bhubaneswar Inter City on 12.10.13.
18.22879 – Bhubaneswar-Tirupati leaving Bhubaneswar o­n 12.10.13.
19.17015 – Bhubaneswar-Secunderabad (Visakha Exp) leaving Bhubaneswar o­n 12.10.13.
20.12073 – Howrah-Bhubaneswar (Jan Shatabdi) leaving HWH o­n 12.10.13.
21.12277 – Howrah-PURI (Shatabdi Exp) o­n 12.10.13.
22.18437 Bhubaneswar-Bhawanipatna & 18447 Bhubaneswar-Jagadalpur Hirakhand leaving Bhubaneswar o­n 12.10.13 will be cancelled.
23.18438 Bhawanipatna-Bhubaneswar leaving Bhawanipatna o­n 12.10.13 and 18448 Jagadalpur-Bhubaneswar Hirakhand Exp leaving Jagadalpur o­n 12.10.13 will be cancelled.
24.12815 – PURI-NDLS leaving PURI o­n 12.10.13 will be cancelled.
25.12822 – PURI-Howrah Dhauli Exp leaving Puri o­n 12.10.13 will be cancelled.
26.18106 – Bhubaneswar-Rourkela Exp leaving Bhubaneswar o­n 12.10.13 will be cancelled.
27.18304 Sambalpur-PURI-Sambalpur o­n 12.10.13 will be cancelled.
28.12893/12894 Bhubaneswar-Bolangir-Bhubaneswar o­n 12.10.13 will be cancelled.
II.Short Termination:
1.17016 Secunderabad-Bhubaneswar left Secunderabad o­n 11.10.13 will be short-terminated at Vizianagaram.
2.17480 TirupatiY-PURI left Tirupati o­n 11.10.13 will be short-terminated at Palasa.
3.18048 Vasco-da-gama-Howrah left Vasco-da-gama o­n 11.10.13 will be short-teminated at Visakhapatnam.
4.18464 Bangalore-Bhubaneswar left Bangalore o­n 11.10.13 will be short-terminated at Visakhapatnam.
5.12829 Chennai-Bhubaneswar left Chennai o­n 11.10.13 will be short-terminated at Visakhapatnam.
III.Diversion of Trains:
1.12840 Chennai-Howrah Mail left Chennai o­n 11.10.13 will be diverted via Bijayawada, Ballarsah, Nagpur,Raipur,Jharsuguda.
2.12508 Guwahati-Trivandrum now o­n run will be diverted via Angul, Sambalpur, Titlagarh and Raipur.
3.12664 Trichirapalli-Howrah will be diverted via Bijayawada, Ballarsah, Nagpur,Raipur,Jharsuguda.
4.12864 Yesvantpur-Howrah will be diverted via Bijayawada, Ballarsah, Nagpur,Raipur,Jharsuguda.
5.12509 Bangalore-Guwahati will be diverted via Bijayawada, Ballarsah, Nagpur,Raipur,Jharsuguda.
6.12842 – Chennai-Howrah Coromandal Exp will be diverted via Bijayawada, Ballarsah, Nagpur,Raipur,Jharsuguda.
7.12703 – Howrah-Secunderabad Falaknuma left Howrah o­n 12.10.13 will be diverted via Kharagpur-Chakradharpur-Jharsuguda.
8.12245 – Howrah-Yesvantpur Duronto left Howrah o­n 12.10.13 will be diverted via Kharagpur-Chakradharpur-Jharsuguda.
9.22612 –New Jalpaigudi-Chennai left New Jalpaigudi- o­n 11.10.13 will be diverted via Kharagpur-Chakradharpur-Jharsuguda.
10.22614 – Haldia-Chennai left Haldia o­n 12.10.13 will be diverted via Kharagpur-Chakradharpur-Jharsuguda.
11.18645 – Howrah-Hyderabad East Coast leaving Howrah o­n 12.10.13 will be diverted via Kharagpur-Chakradharpur-Jharsuguda.
12.13351 – Dhanbad-Alleppey o­n 12.10.13 will be diverted via Jharsuguda, Raipur, Nagpur, Ballarsah.
13.18637 – Hatia-Yesvantpur on 12.10.13 will be diverted via Jharsuguda, Raipur, Nagpur, Ballarsah.
IV.All Mail/Exp,Pass Trains & SPL trains running over ECoR o­n 12.10.13 will be cancelled.
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CHENNAI CENTRAL – THIRUVANANTHAPURAM CENTRAL WEEKLY EXPRESS RESCHEDULED, STOPPAGE OF WESTCOAST EXPRESS AT MAHE

CHENNAI CENTRAL – THIRUVANANTHAPURAM CENTRAL WEEKLY EXPRESS RESCHEDULED, STOPPAGE OF WESTCOAST EXPRESS AT MAHE

Train No.12697 Chennai Central – Thiruvananthapuram weekly superfast express scheduled to leave Chennai Central at 15.15 hrs. o­n 13.10.2013 is rescheduled to leave Chennai Central at 01.30 hrs. o­n 14.10.2013 due to late running of pairing train.

STOPPAGE OF WESTCOAST EXPRESS AT MAHE

In connection with the St.Theresa’s festival to be held at Mahe station the following trains will be provided with temporary stoppage for o­ne minute at Mahe railway station.

1) Train No.16627 Chennai Central – Mangalore Central Westcoast Express
leaving Chennai Central o­n 13.10.2013 and 14.10.2013. Arrival / Departure at
Mahe - 00.40 / 00.41 hrs. o­n 14th& 15th October 2013.
1)Train No.16628 Mangalore Central - Chennai Central Westcoast Express leaving Mangalore Central o­n 13.10.2013 and 14.10.2013. Arrival / Departure at Mahe - 01.01 / 01.02 hrs. o­n 14th & 15th October 2013.
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Bulletin No.3, DIVERSION OF TRAINS ON 12.10.2013 & 13.10.2013

Bulletin No.3, DIVERSION OF TRAINS ON 12.10.2013 & 13.10.2013

Due to Cyclone at Andhra Pradesh and Odisa Coastal area, the following trains are diverted through Balharsha, Gondia, Raipur, Bilaspur, Tatanagar and Kharagpur.

1) Train No.12840 Chennai Central – Howrah Mail leaving Chennai
Central at 23.40 hrs. on 12.10.2013.
2) Train No.12253 Yesvantpur – Bhagalpur Anga weekly express leavingKatpadi at 17.30 hrs. on 12.10.2013.
3) Train No.12864 Yesvantpur – Howrah express leaving Katpadi
at 00.30hrs. on 13.10.2013.
4) Train No.15905 Kanniyakumari – Dibrugarh weekly express leaving
Katpadi at 07.25 hrs. on 13.10.2013.
5) Train No.16323 Thiruvananthapuram – Shalimar bi-weekly express leaving
Chennai Central at 10.00 hrs. on 13.10.2013.
6) Train No.22852 Mangalore Central – Santragachi weekly express leaving
Katpadi at 12.40 hrs. on 13.10.2013.
7) Train No.06007 Chennai Central – Satragachi weekly special leaving
Chennai Central 07.50 hrs. on 13.10.2013.
8) Train No.12842 Chennai Central – Howrah Coromondal express
leaving Chennai Central at 08.45 hrs. on 13.10.2013.
9) Train No.13352 Alleppey – Dhanbad express leaving
Chennai Centralat 23.00 hrs. on 13.10.2013.
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BULLETIN No.6 Trains Cancelled/Partially Cancelled/Diverted Due to Cyclonic Conditions

BULLETIN No.6 Trains Cancelled/Partially Cancelled/Diverted Due to Cyclonic Conditions
Due to “Phailin” Cyclonic Conditions prevailing in East Coast region, the following more trains are Partially Cancelled and Diverted (in addition to Bulletin No.1 to 3 issued earlier) as below:
Partially Cancelled:
T.No.11020 Bubaneswar-Mumbai Konark Express which is Scheduled to leave Bhubaneswar at 15.20 Hrs. today i.e. 12.10.13 is partially cancelled between Bhubaneswar and Samalkot. T.No.11020 Express will run from Samalkot to CST Mumbai.
T.No.17016 Secunderabad-Bhubaneswar Visakha Express which left Secunderabad at 17.00 Hrs. o­n 11.10.13 is partially cancelled between Vizianagaram and Bhubaneswar.
T.No.17015 Bhubaneswar-Secunderabad Visakha Express which was Scheduled to leave Bhubaneswar at 08.35 Hrs. today i.e.12.10.13 is partially cancelled between Bhubaneswar and Vizianagaram. T.No.17015 will run from Vizianagaram to Secunderabad.
T.No.57230 Visakhapatnam-Machilipatnam Passenger which is Scheduled to leave Visakhapatnam at 20.10 Hrs. today i.e.12.10.13 is partially cancelled between Visakhapatnam and Rajahmundry.
Diversion:
T.No.06316 Ernakulam-Howrah special which left Ernakulam o­n 11.10.13 is diverted to run via Vijayawada, Warangal, Ballarshah, Nagapur, Durg, Gondia, Raipur, Jashuguda, Tata, Kharagpur.
T.No.18048 Vasco-Howrah Express which left Vasco at 07.10 Hrs. o­n 11.10.13 which reached Visakhapatnam, is diverted to run via Vijayawada, Warangal, Ballarshah, Nagapur, Durg, Gondia, Raipur, Jashuguda, Tata, Kharagpur.(Connect ECOR msg No.ECOR/91/10/13 dated 12.10.13).
T.No.12840 Chennai Central-Howrah Mail Scheduled to leave Chennai Central at 23.40 Hrs. today i.e. 12.10.13 is diverted to run via Vijayawada, Warangal, Ballarshah, Nagapur, Durg, Gondia, Raipur, Jashuguda, Tata, Kharagpur.
T.No.12864 Yesvantpur- Howrah Express Scheduled to leave Yesvantpur at 19.35 Hrs. today i.e. 12.10.13 is diverted to run via Vijayawada, Warangal, Ballarshah, Nagapur, Durg, Gondia, Raipur, Jashuguda, Tata, Kharagpur.
T.No.22606 Villupuram-Purulia Weekly express which left Villupuram at 11.15 Hrs. today i.e. 12.10.13 is diverted to run via Vijayawada, Warangal, Ballarshah, Nagapur, Durg, Gondia, Raipur, Jashuguda, Tata, Kharagpur.
6. T.No.12666 Kanyakumari-Howrah Express which left Kanyakumari at 07.50 Hrs. today i.e.12.10.13 is diverted to run via Vijayawada, Warangal, Ballarshah, Nagapur, Durg, Gondia, Raipur, Jashuguda, Tata, Kharagpur.
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BULLETIN No.5 SCR opens Help Lines at Hyderabad & Secunderabad

BULLETIN No.5 SCR opens Help Lines at Hyderabad & Secunderabad
BULLETIN No.5
SCR opens Help Lines at Hyderabad & Secunderabad
On Account of Cancellation/Partially Cancellation/Diversion of several Trains due to “Phailin” Cyclonic conditions prevailing in East Coast region, South Central Railway has set up Helpline numbers at major stations like Vijayawada, Rajahmundry, Kazipet, Warangal, Khammam and Manchiryal Railway stations for Passengers to seek information regarding movement of trains (SCR PR No.358 issued earlier).
In addition to the above, Help Line Nos. have been setup at Secunderabad and Hyderabad Railway Stations also as follows:
At Secunderabad: 040-27700868
At Hyderabad: 040-23200865
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BULLETIN No.4 SCR opens Help Lines to provide information on train services to Passengers

BULLETIN No.4 SCR opens Help Lines to provide information on train services to Passengers
On Account of Cancellation/Partially Cancellation/Diversion of several Trains due to “Phailin” Cyclonic conditions prevailing in East Coast region, South Central Railway has set up Helpline numbers at major stations like Vijayawada, Rajahmundry, Kazipet, Warangal, Khammam and Manchiryal Railway stations for Passengers to seek information regarding movement of trains.
The help line Numbers are as follows:-
At Vijayawada: 0866-2575038
At Rajahmundry: 0883-2420541, 2420543
At Kazipet:0870-2548660
At Warangal:0870-2426232
At Khammam:08742-256025
At Manchiryal:08736-250081
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BULLETIN No.3 - Trains Cancelled/Partially Cancelled/Diverted due to Cyclonic Conditions

BULLETIN No.3 - Trains Cancelled/Partially Cancelled/Diverted due to Cyclonic Conditions
Due to “Phailin” Cyclonic Conditions prevailing in East Coast region, the following more trains are Cancelled, Partially Cancelled and Diverted (in addition to Bulletin No.1&2 issued earlier) as below:
Cancelled:
T.No.17016 Secunderabad-Bhubaneswar Visakha Express Scheduled to leave Secunderabad at 17.00 Hrs. today i.e.12.10.13 is cancelled.
T.No.67295 Rajahmundy-Visakhapatnam Passenger Scheduled to leave Rajahmundy at 11.15 Hrs. today i.e. 12.10.13 is cancelled.
T.No.67292 Visakhapatnam-Vizianagaram Passenger Scheduled to leave Visakhapatnam at 18.00 Hrs. today i.e. 12.10.13 is cancelled.
T.No.67291 Vizianagaram -Visakhapatnam Passenger Scheduled to leave Vizianagaram at 06.15 Hrs. o­n 13.10.13 is cancelled.
T.No.67294 Visakhapatnam-Palasa Passenger Scheduled to leave Visakhapatnam at 08.00 Hrs. o­n 13.10.13 is cancelled.
T.No.67293 Palasa-Visakhapatnam Passenger Scheduled to leave Palasa at 12.45 Hrs. o­n 13.10.13 is cancelled.
T.No.67296 Visakhapatnam-Rajahmundry Passenger Scheduled to leave Visakhapatnam at 18.10 Hrs. o­n 13.10.13 is cancelled.
Partially Cancelled:
T.No.18464 Bangalore-Bhubaneswar Prasanthi Express which left Bangalore at 14.00 Hrs. o­n 11.10.13 now at Rajahmundry, is partially cancelled between Visakhapatnam and Bhubaneswar.
Diversion:
T.No.12664 Tiruchchirappalli-Howrah Weekly Express which left Tiruchchirappalli at 16.00 Hrs. o­n 11.10.13 andnow at Annavaram, is diverted to run via Vijayawada, Warangal, Ballarshah, Gondia, Raipur, Tata, Kharagpur.
T.No.12840 Chennai Central-Howrah Mail which left Chennai Central at 23.40 Hrs. o­n 11.10.13 andnow at Samalkot, is diverted to run via Vijayawada, Warangal, Ballarshah, Gondia, Raipur, Tata, Kharagpur.
T.No.02551 Yesvantpur-Kamakhya Special which was Scheduled to leave Yesvantpur at 08.30 Hrs. today i.e.12.10.13 is rescheduled to leave Yesvantpur at 14.00 Hrs. today i.e. 12.10.13 andis diverted to run via Vijayawada, Warangal, Ballarshah, Gondia, Raipur, Tata, Kharagpur.
4. T.No.12253 Yesvantpur-Bhagalpur weekly Express Scheduled to leave Yesvantpur at 13.30 Hrs. today i.e. 12.10.13 is diverted to run via Vijayawada, Warangal, Ballarshah, Gondia, Raipur, Tata, Kharagpur.
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BULLETIN No.2 Train No.12375 Chennai Central-Asansol Weekly Express Cancelled Due to Cyclonic Conditions

BULLETIN No.2 Train No.12375 Chennai Central-Asansol Weekly Express Cancelled Due to Cyclonic Conditions
Due to “Phailin” Cyclonic Conditions prevailing in East Coast region, the following train is Cancelled.
T.No.12375 Chennai Central – Asansol Weekly Express scheduled to leave Chennai Central at 14.35 hrs today i.e. 12.10.2013 is cancelled.
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BULLETIN No.1 - Trains Cancelled/Partially Cancelled/Diverted due to Cyclonic Conditions

BULLETIN No.1 - Trains Cancelled/Partially Cancelled/Diverted due to Cyclonic Conditions
Due to “Phailin” Cyclonic Conditions prevailing in East Coast region, the following trains are Cancelled, Partially Cancelled and Diverted as below:
CANCELLED:
T.No.17480 Tirupati – Puri Express scheduled to leave Tirupati at 10.35 hrs today i.e. 12.10.2013 is cancelled.
PARTIALLY CANCELLED:
T.No. 11019 CST Mumbai – Bhubaneswar Express which left CST Mumbai o­n 11.10.2013 is partially cancelled between Rajahmundry and Bhubaneswar.
T.No. 57225 Vijayawada – Visakapatanam Passenger scheduled to leave Vijayawada at 08.25 HRS today i.e. 12.10.2013 is partially cancelled between Rajahmundry and Visakapatanam.
DIVERTED:
1 . T.No. 13352 Alleppey- Dhanbad JN Express which left Alleppey o­n 11.10.2013
hrs is diverted via Warangal – Ballarshah – Nagpur-Durg-Raipur-Billaspur-
Jarshuguda.

T.No. 12864 Yesvantpur- Howrah Express which left Yesvantpur o­n 11.10.2013
is diverted via Warangal – Ballarshah – Nagpur-Durg-Raipur-Billaspur-
Jarshuguda – Kharagpur.
3. T.No. 12509 Bangalore - Guwahati Express which left Bangalore o­n
11.10.2013 hrs is diverted via Warangal – Ballarshah – Nagpur-Durg-Raipur-Billaspur- Jarshuguda – Kharagpur- Howrah.
T.No. 12842 Chennai - Howrah Coromondal Express which left Chennai at 08.45 hrs., today i.e. 12.10.2013 is diverted via Warangal Ballarshah – Nagpur- Durg-Raipur- Billaspur- Jarshuguda- Kharagpur.
5. T.No.18646 Hyderabad – Howrah East Coast Express which left
Hyderabad at 10.00hrs today i.e.12.10.2013 is diverted via Ballarshah – Nagpur-
Durg-Raipur-Billaspur-Jarshuguda- Kharagpur.
6. T.No.12704 Secuderabad – Howrah Falaknuma Express scheduled to leave
Secuderabad at 16.00hrs today 12.10.2013 is diverted via Ballarshah –
Nagpur- Durg-Raipur-Billaspur-Jarshuguda- Kharagpur.
Additional Enquiry counters, Fare refund counters, Catering arrangements are made at all important stations over Vijayawada, Secunderabad, Guntur and Guntakal Divisions.
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TRAINS CANCELLED, SHORT TERMINATED AND DIVERTED

TRAINS CANCELLED, SHORT TERMINATED AND DIVERTED

In view of cyclonic weather, the following trains have been cancelled, short terminated and diverted.

CANCELLED:
1.18411 Bhubaneswar-Visakhapatnam Intercity Express.
2.22879 Bhubaneswar-Tirupathy S/F Express.
3.17015 Bhubaneswar-Secunderabad Visakha Express.
4.17239/17240 Guntur-Visakhapatnam-Guntur Simhadri Express.
5.12073 Howrah-Bhubaneswar Janshatabdi Express.
6.12277 Howrah-Puri Shatabdi Express.
7.22811 Bhubaneswar-New Delhi Rajdhani Express

SHORT TERMINATED
1.18464 Bangalore-Bhubaneswar Prasanti Express short-terminated at VSKP
2.17016 Secunderabad-Bhubaneswar Visakha Express short terminated at VSKP

DIVERTED VIA VIZIANAGARAM & JHARSUGUDA
1.12664 Tiruchirapalli-Howrah.
2.12840 Chennai-Howrah Mail.

DIVERTED VIA CHAKRADHARPUR & BILASPUR
1.12703 Howrah-Secunderabad Falaknuma Express.
2.12245 Howrrah-Yashvantpur Duronto Express.
3.22612 Haldia-Chennai S/F Express
4.18465 Howrah-Hyderabad East Coast Express.

DIVERTED VIA ANGUL-TITLAGARH-RAIPUR
01.12508 Guwahati-Trivandrum Express
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Two Special Trains between Nanded and Ajini

In order to clear extra rush of passengers on the eve of Dikshabhoomi day celebration South Central Railway will run two special trains between Nanded and Ajini as per the following schedule:-
Train No. 07629 Nanded-Ajini special train will depart Nanded at 11 30 hrs o­n 12th October, 2013 (Saturday) and arrive Ajini at 23 30 hrs o­n the same day.
In the return direction, Train No. 07630 Ajini-Nanded special train will depart Ajini at 23 00 hrs o­n 13th October 2013 (Sunday) and arrive Nanded at 09 00 hrs o­n next day.
Enroute, these trains will also stop at Purna, Basmat, Nandapur, Hingoli, Washim, Barsitakli, Akola, Murtajapur, Badnera, Chandur, Dhamangaon, Pulgaon and Wardha in both the directions.
These special trains will have 15 coaches viz., seven Sleeper Class, six General Second Class and two Second Class Luggage Cum Brake van Coaches.
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Raichur-Gadwal New Railway Line, a Vital Link Towards Growth

Shri Mallikarjun Kharge, Hon’ble Minister for  Railways,  will commission the 58 Km. long Raichur-Gadwal new railway line at 10:30 hrs o­n 12thOctober, 2013 at a  function to be held at Raichur Railway Station.
 He will also flag off the inaugural run of new  DEMU passenger  train services Viz., No.77690/94 Raichur-Gadwal/Kacheguda DEMU  to mark the  commissioning of the new line.
SCR is constantly  striving  to  increase the  rail net work to enhance rail travel services.  The 58 Km long Raichur-Gadwal new railway line  heralds SCR’s commitment  towards  extending  rail net work in its jurisdiction.
Salient Features of Raichur-Gadwal New Railway Line:-
Ø  Completed at a capital expenditure of Rs. 300 Cr., the 58 Km. long new Broad Gauge railway line between Raichur and Gadwal, connecting Raichur (Dt.) of Karnataka and Gadwal in Mahbub Nagar District of  Andhra Pradesh,  acquires the distinction of  being an inter-state railway line.

Ø  Raichur is situated o­n Guntakal-Mumbai main  line of Guntakal Division and Gadwal is situated o­n  Dhone-Kacheguda main line of Hyderabad Division. Thus, this new line provides  a convenient short link  between these two main line corridors.

Ø  This new line will enable the people in Mahbubnagar district to go to Raichur for catching Express trains bound for various destinations towards Mumbai,  Chennai,  Kanniyakumari etc.

Ø  265 Hectares of land was acquired for the line. Since the railway line running through a topography of plateau, it has banks with a maximum height of 14.65 m. and cuttings with a maximum depth of  8.96 m. involving  huge volume of earth works.

Ø  The Permanent way is laid with new and sturdy 52 Kg Rails and new Pre-Stressed Concrete  Sleepers with M+7 density o­n main lines, with adequate ballast cushioning as per standard specifications.

Ø  There are three  Railway Stations o­n this new line viz., Chandrabanda (Halt) in Karnataka , Pandurangaswamy Road (crossing station ) in Andhra Pradesh and Priya Darshini Jurala Project Road (Halt) in Andhra Pradesh.

Ø  There are five Level Crossings – 3 manned and 2 unmanned o­n this line.

Ø  There are 186 Bridges (including Road Over Bridges and Road Under Bridges) o­n the new line section. These include 15 major bridges and 171 minor bridges. These apart, there are 14 Canal Crossings, out of  which 4  have already been completed.

Ø  There are 5 Major Road Over Bridges, out of which 3 have already been completed and 2 are under progress. There are 23 Road Under Bridges, out of which 2 are major and 21 are minor.  21 Road Under Bridges have already been completed and the balance will  be completed in due course.

Modern signaling apparatus such as Optic-Fibre Cable, Signal with LED lights, Panel Inter locking, Electronic Inter Locking, Net Work Data Loggers have been provided o­n this new line section for speedier train operations.
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Raichur-Gadwal New Railway Line, a Vital Link Towards Growth

Shri Mallikarjun Kharge, Hon’ble Minister for  Railways,  will commission the 58 Km. long Raichur-Gadwal new railway line at 10:30 hrs o­n 12thOctober, 2013 at a  function to be held at Raichur Railway Station.
 He will also flag off the inaugural run of new  DEMU passenger  train services Viz., No.77690/94 Raichur-Gadwal/Kacheguda DEMU  to mark the  commissioning of the new line.
SCR is constantly  striving  to  increase the  rail net work to enhance rail travel services.  The 58 Km long Raichur-Gadwal new railway line  heralds SCR’s commitment  towards  extending  rail net work in its jurisdiction.
Salient Features of Raichur-Gadwal New Railway Line:-
Ø  Completed at a capital expenditure of Rs. 300 Cr., the 58 Km. long new Broad Gauge railway line between Raichur and Gadwal, connecting Raichur (Dt.) of Karnataka and Gadwal in Mahbub Nagar District of  Andhra Pradesh,  acquires the distinction of  being an inter-state railway line.

Ø  Raichur is situated o­n Guntakal-Mumbai main  line of Guntakal Division and Gadwal is situated o­n  Dhone-Kacheguda main line of Hyderabad Division. Thus, this new line provides  a convenient short link  between these two main line corridors.

Ø  This new line will enable the people in Mahbubnagar district to go to Raichur for catching Express trains bound for various destinations towards Mumbai,  Chennai,  Kanniyakumari etc.

Ø  265 Hectares of land was acquired for the line. Since the railway line running through a topography of plateau, it has banks with a maximum height of 14.65 m. and cuttings with a maximum depth of  8.96 m. involving  huge volume of earth works.

Ø  The Permanent way is laid with new and sturdy 52 Kg Rails and new Pre-Stressed Concrete  Sleepers with M+7 density o­n main lines, with adequate ballast cushioning as per standard specifications.

Ø  There are three  Railway Stations o­n this new line viz., Chandrabanda (Halt) in Karnataka , Pandurangaswamy Road (crossing station ) in Andhra Pradesh and Priya Darshini Jurala Project Road (Halt) in Andhra Pradesh.

Ø  There are five Level Crossings – 3 manned and 2 unmanned o­n this line.

Ø  There are 186 Bridges (including Road Over Bridges and Road Under Bridges) o­n the new line section. These include 15 major bridges and 171 minor bridges. These apart, there are 14 Canal Crossings, out of  which 4  have already been completed.

Ø  There are 5 Major Road Over Bridges, out of which 3 have already been completed and 2 are under progress. There are 23 Road Under Bridges, out of which 2 are major and 21 are minor.  21 Road Under Bridges have already been completed and the balance will  be completed in due course.

Modern signaling apparatus such as Optic-Fibre Cable, Signal with LED lights, Panel Inter locking, Electronic Inter Locking, Net Work Data Loggers have been provided o­n this new line section for speedier train operations.
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4 AC Specials between Lokmanya Tilak Terminus and Hazrat Nizamuddin - Bookings for 02109 open from 12.10.2013

4 AC Specials between Lokmanya Tilak Terminus and Hazrat Nizamuddin - Bookings for 02109 open from 12.10.2013

Central Railway

Press Release

4 AC SUPERFAST SPECIAL TRAINS

BETWEEN LOKMANYA TILAK TERMINUS & HAZARAT NIZAMUDDIN

Central Railway will run 4 Air-conditioned Superfast special trains between Lokmanya Tilak Terminus and Hazarat Nizamuddin to clear the extra rush of passengers. The details are as under :–

02109 AC Superfast special train will leave Lokmanya Tilak Terminus at 14.30 hrs o­n 15.10.2013 & 22.10.2013 and arrive Hazarat Nizamuddin at 10.20 hrs next day.

02110 AC Superfast special train will leave Hazarat Nizamuddin at 15.50 hrs o­n 16.10.2013 & 23.10.2013 and arrive Lokmanya Tilak Terminus at 11.50 hrs next day.

Halts: Nasik Road, Bhusaval, Bhopal, Jhansi, Gwalior and Agra Cantonment.

Composition: o­ne AC First Class, Three AC-2 Tier, Ten AC-3 Tier, 2 Generators cum guard’s brake vans and o­ne Pantry car.

Reservation: Bookings for train No. 02109 open from 12.10.2013.
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FEW TRAINS CANCELLED/SHORT TERMINATED DUE TO NON INTERLOCKING WORKING AT CHAVAJ YARD(VADODARA)

The following trains have been cancelled/short terminated with immediate effect till 13th October 2013, due to Non Interlocking working at Chavaj Yard in Vadodara division :

·Train No 59441Mumbai Central-Ahmedabad Passenger will be short terminated at Surat, hence will remain cancelled between Surat-Vadodara.

·Train No 59439Mumbai Central-Ahmedabad Passenger will be short terminated at Surat, hence will remain cancelled between Surat-Vadodara.

·Train No 59440Ahmedabad- Mumbai Central Passenger will be short terminated at Vadodara, hence will remain cancelled between Vadodara- Surat.

·Train No 59442Ahmedabad- Mumbai Central Passenger will be short terminated at Vadodara, hence will remain cancelled between Vadodara- Surat.

·Train No 59162/59161 Vadtal-Bharuch Passenger will be short terminated at Nabipur, hence will remain cancelled between Nabipur-Bharuch.

·Train No 59049/59050 Valsad-Viramgam Passenger will be short terminated at Vadodara, hence will remain cancelled between Valsad-Vadodara.

·Train No 19060/19059 Jamnagar-Surat Intercity will be short terminated at Vadodara, hence will remain cancelled between Surat- Vadodara.

·Train No 69110/69109 Vadodara-Surat MEMUremains cancelled from 11th to 13th Oct 2013.
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RAILWAY PROVIDES ADDITIONAL STOPPAGE TO KATIHAR- AMRITSAR EXPRESS TRAIN AT RAJPURA STATION

For the convenience of rail passengers, Railway has decided to provide additional stoppage to the train no. 15707/15708 Katihar- Amritsar- Katihar Express at Rajpura station o­n experimental basis for six months from 15.10.2013 as per the following schedule:

The 15707 Katihar- Amritsar Express train will reach Rajpura station at 07.25 a.m., while in the return direction, the 15708 Amritsar- Katihar Express train will reach Rajpurastation at 11.18 a.m. with two minutes stoppage in both the directions from 15.10.2013.

The other features like route, composition etc. will remain as unchanged.
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List of locations on SCR where film shootings are normally done

Statement Showing Stations/Sections where film shootings are normally conducted o­n South Central Railway
(based o­n the film shooting locations in the last 5 years)
S.No
DIVISION
STATIONS / WITH TRAINS
SECTION
1.
Secunderabad Division
Hyderabad
Hyderabad-Secunderabad
Necklace Road
-do-
Nagapalli
HYderabad-Wadi
Shankarpalli
-do-
Godamguda
-do-
Lingampalli
-do-
Vikarabad
-do-
Sadasivapet Road
-do-
2.
Hyderabad Division
Timmapur
Kacheguda-Dhone
Kachiguda
-do-
Manoharabad
Secunderabad-Nizamabad
3.
Vijayawada Division
Rajahmundry
Vijayawada-Visakhapatnam
Kadiyam
-do-
4.
Guntakal Division
Kotala
Tirupati-Chittor
Madanapalli Road-Tummanagutta
Guntakal-Chittor

Note: This list is not exhaustive and any other location, where permission is sought for film shooting as per the requirement of the script, will also be considered.
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TEMPORARY AUGMENTATION OF THE EXPRESS TRAINS TO EASE THE FESTIVAL RUSH

The 22811/22812 & 22823/22824 Bhubaneshwar- New Delhi–Bhubaneshwar Rajdhani express trains have been augmented by o­ne additional A.C. 3 Tier coach each with immediate effect upto 31.10.2012 when departing from Bhubaneshwar and from 12.10.2013 to 01.11.2013 when departing from New Delhi.
·The 12983/12984 Ajmer- Chandigarh- Ajmer Garib Rath A.C. Express train have been augmented by o­ne additional A.C. 3 Tier coach with immediate effect upto 10.11.2012 when departing from Ajmer and from 12.10.2013 to 11.11.2013 when departing from Chandigarh.
The other features like timings, route, stoppages etc. will remain as unchanged.
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CHANGE IN PATTERN OF TRAIN SERVICES IN CHENNAI CENTRAL – GUDUR SECTION

CHANGE IN PATTERN OF TRAIN SERVICES IN CHENNAI CENTRAL – GUDUR SECTION

Due to line block to facilitate engineering works in Chennai Central – Gudur section, the following changes will be made in the train services on 12.10.2013.

THE FOLLOWING TRAINS WILL BE PARTIALLY CANCELLED BETWEEN CHENNAI CENTRAL – GUMMIDIPUNDI:

            Train No.57239 Chennai Central – Gudur passenger and Train No.57240 Bitragunta – Chennai Central passenger trains will be partially cancelled between Gummidipundi and Chennai Central.


THE FOLLOWING TRAINS WILL BE PARTIALLY CANCELLED BETWEEN ENNORE – SULURPETTA:


1)Train No. 42411 MMC – Sulurpetta EMU scheduled to leave MMC at 09.55 hrs. will be partially cancelled between Ennore – Sulurpetta.

2)Train No.42406 Sulurpeta – MMC EMU scheduled to leave Sulurpeta at 09.45 hrs. will be partially cancelled between Ennore – Sulurpetta.
THE FOLLOWING TRAINS WILL BE PARTIALLY CANCELLED BETWEEN ENNORE – GUMMIDIPUNDI:

1)Train No.42013 MMC – Gummidipundi EMU leaving MMC at 09.22 hrs.

2)Train No.42015 MMC – Gummidipundi EMU leaving MMC at 10.25 hrs.

3)Train No.42017 MMC – Gummidipundi EMU leaving MMC at 11.35 hrs.

4)Train No. 42019 MMC – Gummidipundi EMU leaving MMC at 12.10 hrs.

5)Train No. 42021 MMC – Gummidipundi EMU leaving MMC at 13.15 hrs.

1)Train No.42018 Gummidipundi – MMC EMU leaving Gummidipundi at 09.30 hrs.

2)Train No.42020 Gummidipundi – MMC EMU leaving Gummidipundi at 10.50 hrs.

3)Train No. 42022 Gummidipundi – MMC EMU leaving Gummidipundi at 11.20 hrs.
4)Train No.42024 Gummidipundi – MMC EMU leaving Gummidipundi at 13.00 hrs.

5)Train No.42026 Gummidipundi – MMC EMU leaving Gummidipundi at 13.25 hrs.

THE FOLLOWING EMUs WILL BE FULLY CANCELLED:

1)Train No.66026 Sulurpetta - MMC EMU scheduled to leave Sullurupeta at 12.00 hrs.

Train No.66027 MMC – Sulurpetta MMC EMU scheduled to leave MMC at 13.40 hrs.

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ECoR TO CANCEL LOCAL PASSENGER TRAINS IN VIEW OF EXPECTED CYCLONE

SPECIAL ARRANGEMENTS FOR THE PASSENGERS BY ECoR TO COPE WITH CYCLONE
In view of expected cyclone, East Coast Railway has geared up its resources for the convenience of the passengers. Special Relief Trains have been planned to be run to the disaster affected areas carrying relief and restoration materials. Apart from this, Extra Diesel Engines have been requisitioned in case there is a problem in running long distance Electric trains. Railway administration has also made special arrangements to facilitate the passengers during any unexpected situation.
For the above Relief and restoration work, it has been planned to regulate and cancel local passenger trains between Visakhapatnam and Bhadrak in Howrah-Chennai Main Line and to Paradeep, Puri, Angul, Talcher in branch line o­n 12th October 2013. The following trains are:
01. 58415/58416 Puri-Cuttack-Puri passenger.
02. 58402/58405 /78507/78508 Paradeep-Cuttack passenger
03. 58406 Cuttack-Paradeep passenger
04. 58417/58418 Puri-Gunupur-Puri passenger
05. 58132 Puri-Rourkela passenger
06. 58416 Puri-Cuttack passenger
07. 58423/58424/58435/58436 Bhadrak-Cuttack-Bhadrak Passenger
08.78501/78502 Cuttack-Palasa-Cuttack passenger
09.78419/78420 Palasa-Bhubaneswar-Palasa passenger
10.78411/78412 Bhubaneswar-Chhatrapur-Bhubaneswar Passenger
11. 58526/58525/78532/78531Visakhapatnam-Palasa-Visakhapatnam
12. 67294/67293 Visakhapatnam-Palasa-Visakhapatnam MEMU
13. 67291/67292 Visakhapatnam-Vizianagaram-Visakhapatnam MEMU
14.58407/58409 Khurda Road-Puri Passenger
15.58413 Talcher-Puri passenger
16.58422 Angul-Puri passenger
17.78407 Bhadrak-Bhubaneswar Passenger
18.58425 Kendujhargarh-Bhubaneswar Passenger
19.58419 Palasa-Gunupur passenger
20. 58433 Cuttack-Brahmapur passenger
21. 18414/18413 Puri-Paradeep-Puri Express
22. 18416 Puri-Barbil Express
23. 58002 Puri-Santragachhi passenger
24. 58006/58005 Khurda Road-Kharagpur-Khurda Road passenger.
          Apart from this, ECoR has opened Emergency Control manned by senior officials round the clock at major places to co-ordinate smooth running of trains, additional Refund Counters and Special Enquiry counters have also been opened, Special catering service is being planned to be provided at major stations and o­n board in various trains by deputing additional staff etc..
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