27 February 2015

GENERAL MANAGER, NORTHERN RAILWAY INSPECTS ANAND VIHAR TERMINAL STATION AHEAD OF HOLI FESTIVAL

22 PAIRS OF HOLI SPECIAL TRAINS MARKING 301 TRIPS

(5 PAIRS OF PREMIUM, 1 PAIR OF JANSADHARAN& 16 PAIRS OF EXPRESS SPECIALS)

PLANNED TO RUN o­n NORTHERN RAILWAY



            Shri A.K.Puthia General Manager, Northern Railway inspected Anand Vihar Terml. station today (25.02.2015) ahead of the high-demand Holi Festival Rush. He has accompanied by Shri Arun Arora, Divisional Railway Manager, Northern Railway, Delhi and senior Railway officers. Shri Puthia visited the reservation centres, checked o­n maintenance of passenger amenities available at the station and reviewed crowd-management measures being undertaken o­n the occasion of Holi and the peak demand ahead of the festival and subsequently. He exhorted the station staff and Railway officers to work in dedicated and cohesive manner to ensure smooth services in all areas. Other topical concerns highlighted by the General Manager during the visit include monitoring of Trains Enquiry system and Announcement systems, up-dation of train running position o­n PRS system, cleanliness at stations and in trains, adequate drinking water, illuminated signages and clean and proper waiting halls, manning of Booking and Enquiry counters during the peak hours, vigilance checks at station premises and areas around the station were

      Northern Railway has geared up to tackle the up coming Holi & Summer Rush of 2015 rolling out a multi-pronged action plan.Functioning of reservation counters were reviewed to cater to heavy demand, measures are also underway to ensure availability of passenger amenities. Monitoring measures were initiated to check any malpractices in reservation offices. Based o­n the trend of passenger rush during previous years,5 pairs of Premium Specials, o­ne pair of Jansadharan Special and 16 pairs of Express Special trains marking 301 trips in all,have been planned to run o­n destinations located o­n Northern Railway from 1.03.2015 to 31.03.2015 to cater to the Holi Festival Rush.

      Premium Services are planned from the National Capital to Darbhanga, Barauni, Allahabad, Mumbai Central, Gorakhpur. A pair of Jansadhran Specials will run from Delhi to Chhapra. Express Special trains are planned between National Capital to Varanasi, Udhampur, Lucknow,(2 services), Darbhanga, Barauni, Aligarh, Malda Town, Gorakhpur and between other far-flung destinations o­n the zones.  

22 PAIRS OF HOLI SPECIAL TRAINS MARKING 301 TRIPS

(5 PAIRS OF PREMIUM, 1 PAIR OF JANSADHARAN& 16 PAIRS OF EXPRESS SPECIALS)

PLANNED TO RUN o­n NORTHERN RAILWAY



            Shri A.K.Puthia General Manager, Northern Railway inspected Anand Vihar Terml. station today (25.02.2015) ahead of the high-demand Holi Festival Rush. He has accompanied by Shri Arun Arora, Divisional Railway Manager, Northern Railway, Delhi and senior Railway officers. Shri Puthia visited the reservation centres, checked o­n maintenance of passenger amenities available at the station and reviewed crowd-management measures being undertaken o­n the occasion of Holi and the peak demand ahead of the festival and subsequently. He exhorted the station staff and Railway officers to work in dedicated and cohesive manner to ensure smooth services in all areas. Other topical concerns highlighted by the General Manager during the visit include monitoring of Trains Enquiry system and Announcement systems, up-dation of train running position o­n PRS system, cleanliness at stations and in trains, adequate drinking water, illuminated signages and clean and proper waiting halls, manning of Booking and Enquiry counters during the peak hours, vigilance checks at station premises and areas around the station were

      Northern Railway has geared up to tackle the up coming Holi & Summer Rush of 2015 rolling out a multi-pronged action plan.Functioning of reservation counters were reviewed to cater to heavy demand, measures are also underway to ensure availability of passenger amenities. Monitoring measures were initiated to check any malpractices in reservation offices. Based o­n the trend of passenger rush during previous years,5 pairs of Premium Specials, o­ne pair of Jansadharan Special and 16 pairs of Express Special trains marking 301 trips in all,have been planned to run o­n destinations located o­n Northern Railway from 1.03.2015 to 31.03.2015 to cater to the Holi Festival Rush.

      Premium Services are planned from the National Capital to Darbhanga, Barauni, Allahabad, Mumbai Central, Gorakhpur. A pair of Jansadhran Specials will run from Delhi to Chhapra. Express Special trains are planned between National Capital to Varanasi, Udhampur, Lucknow,(2 services), Darbhanga, Barauni, Aligarh, Malda Town, Gorakhpur and between other far-flung destinations o­n the zones.