February 27, 2017

INTRODUCTION OF ERNAKULAM – HOWRAH WEEKLY ANTYODAYA EXPRESS via Coimbatore, Erode and Salem

Special features of Antyodaya Express built to LHB-type (Linke Hofmann Busch) by Integral Coach Factory (ICF), Chennai, are:

Water purifiers, indication display boards for toilet occupation, bio-toilets, cushioned luggage racks with coat hooks, and mobile charging points.

Fire extinguishers, anti-theft arrangement, LED lights, and enhanced capacity dustbins.

Internally connected coaches through vestibules.

Details of the regular service of Ernakulam – Howrah Weekly Antyodaya Express will be as follows:

Regular Service:

T.No.22878 Ernakulam – Howrah Weekly Antyodaya Exp from 7.3.2017 (Tuesday)

T.No.22877 Howrah – Ernakulam Weekly Antyodaya Exp from 4.3.2017 (Saturday)

Timings:

Train No.22877 Howrah – Ernakulam Weekly Antyodaya Express will leave Howrah at 17.00 hrs. on Saturdays and reach Ernakulam Jn. at 06.00 hrs. on Mondays.

Tran No.22878 Ernakulam – Howrah Antyodaya Express will leave Ernakulam Jn. at 00.25 hrs. on Tuesdays and reach Howrah at 14.50 hrs. on Wednesdays.

Composition: 16 General Second Class coaches.

Stoppages: Thrissur, Palakkad, Coimbatore, Erode, Salem, Jolarpettai, Katpadi, Renigunta, Ongole, Vijayawada, Rajahmundry, Duvvada, Vizianagaram, Srikakulam Road, Palasa, Brahmapur, Khurda Road, Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Bhadrak, Balasore and Kharagpur.
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Change in train timings in the Trichy - Karur Section on 28.02.2017

Due to construction of a subway in lieu of unmanned Level Crossings between Lalapet and Kulitalai in the Karur-Trichy Section, the following changes are made in the train operations on 28.02.2017:

T.No. 56712 Palakkad Town Trichy Passenger will be partially cancelled between Karur and Kulitalai, (will terminate at Karur) and will return as T.No.56713 Trichy-Palakkad Town Passenger from Karur.

T.No. 56713 Trichy-Palakkad Town Passenger will be partially cancelled between Kulitalai and Karur, (will terminate at Kulitalai)and will return as T.No. 56712 Palakkad Town Trichy Passenger from Kulitalai.

Train No.76834 Karur-Trichy Passenger will depart from Karur at 17.45 hrs instead of the scheduled departure of 15.30 hrs.

Train No.76835 Trichy Karur Passenger will depart at 21.00 hrs from Trichy instead of the scheduled departure of 18.10 hrs.

Train No.16354 Nagercoil-Kacheguda Express will be delayed at Trichy and will depart from Trichy at 17.55 hrs instead of the scheduled departure of 15.50 hrs.

Train No.56843 Trichy-Erode Passenger will be delayed at Trichy and will depart from Trichy at 18.10 hrs instead of the scheduled departure of 16.10 hrs.
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HOLI SPECIALTRAINS BETWEEN ALLAHABAD-ANAND VIHAR TERMINAL,KAMAKHYA-ANANDVIHAR TERMINAL & KATIHAR-JALANDHAR CITY

For the convenience of the rail passengers and to clear extra rush during Holi Festival, Railway will run the 04117/04118 Allahabad-Anand Vihar Terminal- Allahabad Superfast Holi Special train, 02503/02504 Kamakhya-Anand Vihar Terminal- Kamakhya Weekly Superfast Holi Special train & 05717/05718 Katihar-Jalandhar City-Katihar Weekly Holi Special Train as per the following programme :
04117/04118 Allahabad-Anand Vihar Terminal- Allahabad Superfast Holi Special train ( 06 trips)
    The 04117 Allahabad-Anand Vihar Terminal Superfast Holi Special train will depart from Allahabad at 08.30 p.m. on 15.03.2017,17.03.2017&19.03.2017 to reach Anand Vihar Terminal  at 06.00 a.m. the next day (03 trips). In the return direction the 04118 Anand Vihar Terminal- Allahabad Superfast Holi Special train will depart from Anand Vihar Terminal at 07.50 a.m. o­n 16.03.2017, 18.03.2017 & 20.03.2017 to reach Allahabad at 05.20 p.m. the same day(03 trips).
          Comprising of two AC two tier, , twelve Sleeper Class ,four General Class &  two disabled friendly second class cum luggage van coaches ,the 04117/04118 Allahabad-Anand Vihar Terminal- Allahabad Superfast Holi Special train will stop at Fatehpur, Kanpur, Aligarh & Ghaziabad  stations enroute in both the directions.
02503/02504 Kamakhya-Anand Vihar Terminal- Kamakhya Weekly Superfast Holi Special train ( 04  trips)
                         The 02503 Kamakhya-Anand Vihar Terminal Weekly Superfast Holi Special train will depart from Kamakhya at 10.00 a.m. o­n every Wednesday on 08.03.2017 & 15.03.2017 to reach Anand Vihar Terminal  at 09.30 p.m. the next day (02 trips). In the return direction the 02504 Anand Vihar Terminal- Kamakhya Weekly Superfast Holi Special train will depart from Anand Vihar Terminal at 05.15 a.m. o­n every Friday o­n 10.03.2017 & 17.03.2017 to reach Kamakhya  at 07.30 p.m. the next  day (02 trips).
          Comprising of one AC two tier, four AC three tier , eight Sleeper Class &  two disabled friendly second class cum luggage van coaches ,the 02503/02504 Kamakhya-Anand Vihar Terminal- Kamakhya Weekly Superfast Holi Special train will stop at  New Bongaigaon,  New Jalpaiguri, Katihar, Baraui, Chhapra, Balia, Varanasi, Lucknow & Moradabad stations enroute in both the directions.
05717/05718 Katihar-Jalandhar City-Katihar Weekly Holi Special Train ( 04  trips)
                         The 05717 Katihar-Jalandhar City Weekly Holi Special Train will depart from Katihar at 09.00 a.m. o­n every Thursday on 09.03.2017 & 16.03.2017 to reach Jalandhar City at 06.30 p.m. the next day (02 trips). In the return direction the 05718 Jalandhar City-Katihar Weekly Holi Special Train will depart from Jalandhar City at 01.15 a.m. o­n every Saturday o­n 11.03.2017 & 18.03.2017 to reach Katihar  at 11.30 a.m. the next  day (02 trips).
          Comprising of one AC two tier, two AC three tier , five Sleeper Class, six General Class &  two disabled friendly second class cum luggage van coaches ,the 05717/05718 Katihar-Jalandhar City-Katihar Weekly Holi Special Train will stop at  Naugachia, Khagria, Begusarai, Barauni, Hajipur, Sonpur, Chhapra, Siwan, Thawe, Tamkuhi Road, Padrauna, Kaptanganj, Gorakhpur, Basti, Gonda, Sitapur Cantt., Moradabad, Sahranpur, Ambala Cantt.& Ludhiana  stations enroute in both the directions.
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TRAFFIC BLOCK ON 28.2.2017 BETWEEN NAGOTHANE AND ROHA

Central Railway will operate a special traffic block of 4 hours between Nagothane and Roha from 12.35 hrs to 16.35 hrs o­n 28.2.2017 for insertion of pre-cast segment and ancillary work for proposed sub-way at km 140/6-7 in Nagothane – Roha section.

Repercussions

Down Trains

1.Train No. 71089 Diva-Roah DMU will be terminated at Nagothane i.e. will remain cancelled between Nagothane and Roha.

2.Train No. 22660 Dehradun-Kochuveli Express will be regulated at Kasu for 2 hours 40 minutes.

3.Train No. 16345 Lokmanya Tilak Terminus – Thiruvananthapuram Central Netravati Express will be regulated at Pen for 2 hours 38 minutes

Up Trains

1.Train No. 16346 Thiruvananthapuram Central - Lokmanya Tilak Terminus Netravati Express will be regulated at Roha for 3 hours 05 minutes.

2.Train No. 71096 Roha-Diva DMU will run Ex Nagothane (Dep 16.00 hrs) i.e. will remain cancelled between Roha-Nagothane.

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MINISTER OF RAILWAYS SHRI SURESH PRABHU FLAGGED OFF NEW HUMSAFAR WEEKLY EXPRESS BETWEEN SRIGANGANAGAR –TIRUCHCHIRAPPALLI VIA VASAI ROAD


Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu, Hon'ble Minister of Railways, Government of India flagged off the inaugural service of 14715/14716 Sriganganagar– Tiruchchirappalli Weekly Humsafar Express on 27th February, 2017 through video conferencing from Rail Bhawan, New Delhi. The inaugural run of the train Sriganganagar– Tiruchchirappalli Weekly Humsafar Express will be run as special Train No. 04715 Sriganganagar– Tiruchchirappalli Weekly Humsafar Express ex Sriganganagar at 15.00 hrs on Monday which will reach Vasai Road at 20.30 hrs on Tuesday 28th February, 2017 and will reach Tiruchchirappalli at 07.00 hrs on Thursday, 2nd March, 2017.

· Sriganganagar– Tiruchchirappalli Weekly Humsafar Express via Vasai Road

In its regular run w.e.f 02.03.2017, Train No 14716 Tiruchchirappalli– Sriganganagar Weekly Humsafar Express train will depart from Tiruchchirappalli at 23.30 hrs on every Thursday and will reach Vasai Road 12.10 hrs on Saturday and will reach Sriganganagar at 15.15 hrs on Sunday

Similarly, in return direction, in its regular run w.e.f 07.03.2017, Train No 14715 Sriganganagar– Tiruchchirappalli Weekly Humsafar Express train will depart from Sriganganagar at 00.25 hrs on every Tuesday and reach Vasai Road at 03.35 hrs on Wednesday and will reach Tiruchchirappalli at 13.30hrs on Thursday.

It will have Three AC 3 tier Coaches and Pantry Car.

The train will halt at Karur, Namakkal, Salem, Bangerpet, Krishnrajapuram, Banaswadi, Tumakuru, Arsikere, Birur, Davangere, Harihar, Hubballi, Dharwad, Belgaum, Miraj, Sangli, Satara, Pune, Lonavala, Kalyan, Vasai Road, Surat, Bharuch, Vadodara, Anand, Nadiad, Ahmedabad, Mehesana, Palanpur, Aburoad, Marwar Jn., Jodhpur, Bikaner, Suratgarh and Hanumangarh stations in both the directions.
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Summer Special Trains Western Railway Run 304 services of 13 Summer Special trains to various destinations From April, 2017

To clear extra rush in regular trains during forthcoming Summer Vacations and to ensure better convenience to the passengers, Western Railway has planned 304services of 13 Summer Special trains to various destinations w.e.f.  April, 2017. Out of these 13 special trains, 6 are from Mumbai, 2 from Ahmedabad,2 from Gandhidham, o­ne from Valsad, o­ne from Okha and o­ne from Indore.

The opening of booking will be 30 days prior for Suvidha Trains and 60 days prior for train o­n Special fare to the date of journey as per Advance Reservation Period through PRS counters and IRCTC's website.

ØMumbai Central- Lucknow Jn (Weekly) SuperFast  Suvidha  Special Train (24 services)

Train No. 82907 Mumbai Central - Lucknow Weekly Super Fast Suvidha Special train will leave Mumbai Central at 19.45 hrs o­n every Thursday and will reach Lucknow at 20.40 hrs, the next day. This train will run from 13th April to 29th June, 2017.

Similarly, in return direction Train No. 82908 Lucknow - Mumbai Central Weekly Super Fast Suvidha Special train will leave Lucknow at 22.35 hrs o­n every Friday and reach Mumbai Central at 23.10 hrs, the next day. This train will run from 14th April to 30th June, 2017.

The train will have AC II Tier, AC III Tier, Sleeper Class Coaches & Pantry Car.

The train will halt at Borivali, Vapi, Surat, Vadodara, Ratlam, Ujjain, Bina, Jhansi, Orai and Kanpur Central stations in both directions.

Booking for train No. 82907 will be opened from 14thMarch, 2017 at all Passenger Reservation Centre and IRCTC website.

ØBandra(T)-Gorakhpur (Weekly)  Suvidha Special Train (24 services)

Train No. 82909 Bandra (T)- Gorakhpur Weekly  Suvidha Special train will leave Bandra (T) at 05.10 hrs o­n every Saturday and will reach Gorakhpur at 14.25 hrs, the next day. This train will run from 8th April to 24th June, 2017.

Similarly, in return direction Train No. 82910 Gorakhpur - Bandra (T) Weekly Suvidha Special train will leave Gorakhpur at 20.55 hrs o­n every Sunday and reach Bandra (T) at 10.20 hrs o­n Tuesday. This train will run from 9th April to 25th June, 2017.

The train will have AC II Tier, AC III Tier, Sleeper Class Coaches & Pantry Car.

The train will halt at Borivali, Vapi, Surat, Bharuch, Vadodara, Godhra, Dahod, Ratlam, Nagda, Kota, Sawai Madhopur, Gangapur City, Hindaun City, Bharatpur, Achhnera, Mathura Jn, Hathras City, Kasganj, Farrukhabad, Kannauj, Kanpur Central, Lucknow, Gonda and Basti stations in both directions.

Booking for train No. 82909 will be opened from 9thMarch, 2017 at all Passenger Reservation Centre and IRCTC website.

ØBandra(T)- Jammu Tawi Weekly AC  Super Fast  Special Train o­n Special Fare

                                                                                                                        (24 services)

Train No. 09021 Bandra (T)-Jammu Tawi Weekly AC Superfast Special train will leave Bandra (T) at 05.10 hrs every Monday and reach Jammu Tawi at 15.30 hrs, the next day. This train will run from 10th April to 26thJune, 2017.

Similarly, in return direction Train No. 09022 Jammu Tawi - Bandra (T) Weekly AC Superfast Special train will leave Jammu Tawi at 23.15 hrs every Tuesday and reach Bandra (T) at 10.20 hrs o­n Thursday. This train will run from 11th April to 27th June, 2017.        

            The train will have AC II Tier, AC III Tier Coaches and AC Chair Car Coaches.

The train will halt at Borivali, Vapi, Surat, Bharuch, Vadodara, Godhra, Dahod, Ratlam, Nagda, Kota, Sawai Madhopur, Hindaun City, Mathura Jn, New Delhi, Ambala Cantt, Ludhiana, Jalandhar Cantt and Pathankot Cantt stations in both directions.

Booking for train No. 09021 will be opened from 22ndFebruary, 2017 at all Passenger Reservation Centre and IRCTC website.

ØMumbai Central-New Delhi (Weekly) AC Super Fast Special Train o­n Special Fare

(24 services)

Train No. 09005 Mumbai Central – New Delhi Weekly AC Superfast Special train will depart Mumbai Central at 16.00 hrs o­n every Friday and reach New Delhi at 07.55 hrs the next day.  This train will run from 14th April to 30th June, 2017.        

Similarly, Train No. 09006 New Delhi - Mumbai Central Weekly AC Superfast Special train will depart New Delhi at 14.50 hrs o­n Saturday and arrive Mumbai Central at 06.55 hrs the next day. This train will run from 15th April to 1st July, 2017.          

The train has AC II Tier, AC III Tier & Pantry car.

Enroute train halts o­nly at Vadodara and Kota stations.

Booking for train No. 09005 will be opened from 24thFebruary, 2017 at all Passenger Reservation Centre and IRCTC website.

ØMumbai Central- Jalandhar City (Weekly) AC Special Train o­n Special Fare (24 services)

Train No. 09003 Mumbai Central – Jalandhar City Weekly AC Special train will leave Mumbai Central at 23.05 hrs every Sunday and will reach Jalandhar City at 09.15 hrs o­n Tuesday. This train will run from 9th April to 25thJune, 2017.

Similarly, in return direction Train No. 09004 Jalandhar City - Mumbai Central Weekly AC Special train will leave Jalandhar City at 11.30 hrs every Tuesday and reach Mumbai Central at 23.10 hrs, the next day. This train will run from 11th April to 27th June, 2017.

The train will have AC II Tier, AC III Tier & Pantry Car.

The train will halt at Borivali, Vapi, Surat, Bharuch, Vadodara, Godhra, Dahod, Ratlam, Nagda, Bhawani Mandi, Kota, Sawai Madhopur, Gangapur City, Hindaun City, Bharatpur, Mathura Jn, Hazrat Nizamuddin, Saharanpur, Ambala Cantt and Ludhiana stations in both directions.

Booking for train No. 09003 will be opened from 26thFebruary, 2017 at all Passenger Reservation Centre and IRCTC website.

ØBandra(T) – Ahmedabad Weekly Super Fast Special Train o­n Special Fare (24 services)

Train No. 09029 Bandra (T) - Ahmedabad Weekly Superfast Special train will depart Bandra(T) at 00.20 hrs every Saturday and will reach Ahmedabad at 08.25 hrs o­n the same day. This train will run from 8thApril to 24th June, 2017.

Similarly, Train No. 09030 Ahmedabad – Bandra(T)  Weekly Superfast Special train will depart Ahmedabad at 21.50  hrs  every Saturday and will reach Bandra (T) at 06.15 hrs, the next day. This train will run from 8th April to 24thJune, 2017.

The train will have AC II Tier, AC III Tier, Sleeper Class and Second Class General Coaches.

            Enroute the train will halt at Borivali, Vapi, Surat, Bharuch, Vadodara, Anand and Nadiad stations in both directions.

Booking for train No. 09029 & 09030 will be opened from 26thFebruary, 2017 at all Passenger Reservation Centre and IRCTC website.

ØAhmedabad – Delhi Sarai Rohilla AC Superfast (Weekly) Special Train o­n Special Fare

(24 services)

Train No. 09413 Ahmedabad-Delhi Sarai Rohilla (Weekly) AC Superfast Special train will depart from Ahmedabad at 16.10 hrs every Saturday and reach Delhi Sarai Rohilla at 06.50 hrs. the next day. This train will run from 8th April to 24th June, 2017.

Similarly, Train No. 09414 Delhi Sarai Rohilla - Ahmedabad (Weekly) AC Superfast Special train will depart from Delhi Sarai Rohilla at 15.50 hrs every Sunday and reach Ahmedabad at 07.00 hrs the next day. This train will run from 9th April to 25th June, 2017.

            The train will have AC II Tier, AC III Tier Coaches and Pantry car.

            The train will halt at Palanpur, Abu Road, Ajmer, Jaipur and Gurgaon stations in both directions.

Booking for train No. 09413 will be opened from 24thFebruary, 2017 at all Passenger Reservation Centre and IRCTC website.

ØAhmedabad – Patna (Weekly)  AC Special Train (via Anand, Godhra) o­n Special Fare

(24 services)

Train No. 09411 Ahmedabad - Patna Weekly AC Special train will leave from Ahmedabad at 23.25 hrs every Monday and will reach Patna at 08.45 hrs o­n Wednesday. This train will run from 10thApril to 26th June, 2017.

Similarly, Train No. 09412 Patna - Ahmedabad Weekly AC Special train will leave Patna at 11.35 hrs every Wednesday and will reach Ahmedabad at 19.00 hrs the next day. This train will run from 12thApril to 28th June, 2017.

The train will have AC II Tier, AC III Tier Coaches and Pantry car.

This train will halt at Nadiad, Anand, Vadodara, Godhra, Dahod, Ratlam, Nagda, Kota, Sawai Madhopur, Gangapur City, Hindaun City, Bayana, Agra Fort, Tundla, Kanpur, Allahabad Mughalsarai, Buxar, Ara and Danapur stations in both directions.

Booking for train No. 09411 will be opened from 24thFebruary, 2017 at all Passenger Reservation Centre and IRCTC website.

ØValsad - Chhapra (Weekly) Suvidha Special Train (22 services)

Train No. 82911 Valsad - Chhapra Weekly Suvidha Special train will leave Valsad at 22.35 hrs every Sunday and will reach Chhapra at 06.00 hrs o­n Tuesday. This train will run from 16th April to 25th June, 2017.

Similarly, in return direction Train No. 82912 Chhapra – Valsad Weekly Suvidha Special train will leave Chhapra at 07.35 hrs every Tuesday and reach Valsad at 15.10 hrs, the next day. This train will run from 18th April to 27th June, 2017.

The train will have AC II Tier, AC III Tier, Sleeper class and Second Class General Coaches.

The train will halt at Udhna, Nandurbar, Amalner, Jalgaon, Bhusawal, Khandwa, Harda, Etarsi, Pipariya, Jabalpur, Katni, Satna, Manikpur, Allahabad, Varanasi and Ballia stations in both directions.

Booking for train No. 82911 will be opened from 17thMarch, 2017 at all Passenger Reservation Centre and IRCTC website.

ØGandhidham- Jalandhar City (Weekly) Special Train o­n Special Fare (24 services)

Train No. 09453 Gandhidham – Jalandhar City Weekly Special train will leave Gandhidham at 17.30 hrs every Monday and will reach Jalandhar City at 22.50 hrs the next day. This train will run from 10th April to 26th June, 2017.

Similarly, in return direction Train No. 09454 Jalandhar City - Gandhidham Weekly Special train will leave Jalandhar City at 05.50 hrs every Wednesday and reach Gandhidham at 09.30 hrs, the next day. This train will run from 12th April to 28thJune, 2017.

The train will have AC II Tier, AC III Tier, Sleeper Class and Second Class General Coaches.

The train will halt at Bhachau, Samakhiali, Santalpur, Radhanpur, Diyodar, Bhildi, Disa, Palanpur, Abu Road, Falna, Marwar Jn, Beawar, Ajmer, Kishangarh, Fulera, Ringus, Sri Madhopur, Nim Ka Thana, Narnoul, Ateli, Rewari, Charki Dadri, Bhiwani, Hansi, Hissar and Ludhiana stations in both directions.

Booking for train No. 09453 will be opened from 22ndFebruary, 2017 at all Passenger Reservation Centre and IRCTC website.

ØGandhidham- Tirunelvelli (Weekly) Special Train (via Vasai) o­n Special Fare

 (18 services)

Train No. 09458 Gandhidham – Tirunelvelli Weekly Special train will leave Gandhidham at 13.50 hrs every Monday and will reach Tirunelvelli at 11.30 hrs o­n Wednesday. This train will run from 10th April to 5th June, 2017. This train will reach at Vasai Road station on every Tuesday at 03.10 Hrs.

Similarly, in return direction Train No. 09457 Tirunelvelli - Gandhidham Weekly Special train will leave Tirunelvelli at 07.45 hrs every Thursday and reach Gandhidham at 04.30 hrs, o­n Saturday. This train will run from 13th April to 8thJune, 2017. This train will reach at Vasai Road station on every Friday at 15.10 Hrs.

The train will have AC II Tier, AC III Tier, Sleeper Class and Second Class General Coaches.

This train will halt at Bhachau, Samakhiali Jn., Dhrangandhra, Viramgam, Ahmedabad, Nadiad Jn., Anand, Vadodara, Surat, Vapi, Vasai Road, Panvel, Roha, Chiplun, Ratnagiri, Sindhudurg, Karmali, Madgaon, Karwar,  Kumta, Udupi, Mangalore Jn., Kasargod, Kannur, Kozhikode, Tirur, Shoranur Jn., Thrissur, Ernakulam Jn, Alappuzha,  Kollam, Trivandrum, Nagercoil Town  and Valliyur stations in both the directions.

Booking for train No. 09458 will be opened from 22ndFebruary, 2017 at all Passenger Reservation Centre and IRCTC website.

ØIndore – Patna Weekly Special Train  o­n Special Fare (24 services)

Train No. 09305 Indore - Patna Weekly Special train will depart from Indore at 10.00 hrs o­n every Sunday and reach Patna at 12.35 hrs, the next day. This train will run from 09thApril to 25th June, 2017.

Similarly, in return direction Train No. 09306 Patna - Indore Weekly Special train will depart from Patna at 17.25 hrs o­n every Monday and reach Indore at 22.00 hrs, the next day. This train will run from 10th April to 26th June, 2017.

            The train will have AC II Tier, AC III Tier, Sleeper Class and Second Class General Coaches.

            The train will halt at Dewas, Ujjain, Sujalpur, Sehore, Bairagarh, Bina, Jhansi, Orai, Kanpur Central, Lucknow, Varanasi, Mughalsarai, Buxar, Ara and Danapur stations in both directions.

Booking for train No. 09305 will be opened from 24thFebruary, 2017 at all Passenger Reservation Centre and IRCTC website.

·Okha – Sainagar Shirdi Weekly Special Train (via Vasai Road) o­n Special Fare (24 Trips)        

Train No. 09564 Okha – Sainagar Shirdi Weekly Special train will leave Okha at 18.00 hrs every Tuesday and reach Sainagar Shirdi at 20.00 hrs, the next day. This train will run from 11th April to 27th June, 2017. This train will reach at Vasai Road station on every Wednesday at 11.35 Hrs.

Similarly, in return direction Train No. 09563 Sainagar Shirdi - Okha Weekly Special train will leave Sainagar Shirdi at 22.25 hrs every Wednesday and will reach Okha at 22.00 hrs, the next day. This train will run from 12th April to 28th June, 2017. This train will reach at Vasai Road station on every Thursday at 04.50 Hrs.

The train will have AC II Tier, Sleeper class and Second Class General Coaches.

            This train will halt at Dwarka, Khambalia, Jamnagar, Hapa, Rajkot, Wankaner, Surendranagar, Viramgam, Ahmedabad, Nadiad, Anand, Vadodara, Surat, Vapi, Vasai Road, Kalyan, Igatpuri, Nashik, Manmad and Kopargaon stations in both the directions.

Booking for train No. 09564 will be opened from 22ndFebruary, 2017 at all Passenger Reservation Centre and IRCTC website.
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Minister of Railways Launches New Catering Policy

New Catering Policy 2017

Mobile Units and Base Kitchens:

●       IRCTC shall manage catering service on all mobile units including catering services on all new trains/ trains started on short notice. Pantry car contracts awarded by zonal railways shall also be reassigned to IRCTC.

●       Meals for all mobile units will be picked up from the nominated kitchens, owned operated and managed by IRCTC. IRCTC shall develop different archetypes of kitchens keeping in view supply of food and usage assessed.

○       All four Base Kitchens under departmental operation of Zonal Railways (Nagpur, CSTM, BCT and Balharshah) and all kitchen units i.e. Refreshment Rooms at A1 and A category stations, Jan Ahaar, Cell Kitchens shall be handed over to IRCTC on ‘as is where is basis’.  Besides IRCTC may set up its own Kitchens at additional stations if required.
○       Kitchen structures/ land/space will be handed over by Zonal Railways to IRCTC, for a period of 10 years extendable for another period of 5 years, on a token license fee of Re.1/- (Re. one) per sqft. p.a. subject to minimum of Rs.100/- p.a.
○       IRCTC shall develop the Business model for the kitchens so that they can expand and enhance the service.
○       IRCTC shall prepare and submit a detailed concession agreement for setting up/development of the kitchens for approval of Railway Board.
○       IRCTC shall not outrightly outsource or issue licenses for provision of catering services to private licensees.
○       IRCTC shall determine the menu of standard meals and A-la-carte items. The standard meals served in trains shall be within the fixed tariff approved by Railway Board.
●       IRCTC may involve/empanel Self Help groups for providing catering related services.

 Static Units

●       Zonal Railways will manage static units (catering/milk stalls, trolleys etc.) except base kitchens and kitchen units to be handed over to IRCTC. IRCTC shall be responsible for catering services in static unit viz., Food Plazas, Food Courts and Fast Food Units.

●       Allotment of all Minor Catering units at all category of stations to be done through open tender.

●       For the first time, it has been envisaged that Allotment of Special Minor Units (reserved category) at all category stations will be done through open tendering system within the similar reserved category. The technical eligibility criteria has been simplified

●       Allotment of Milk Stalls at all stations shall be done through open tender system as against calling application.

●       For Milk Stalls, in addition to dairy cooperative federations/members of NCDFI bodies/agencies registered/certified by FSSAI for sale of milk and milk products have been made eligible to participate at all category of stations.

●       Provision of perpetual renewal has been done away with. Now it has been envisaged that tenure of all static units (except kitchen units and Food Plaza) shall be 5 years only.

●       For smooth implementation of renewal, ceiling limit on holding of minor units including milk stalls, computation of units has been defined.

●       33% sub quota for women in allotment of each category of minor catering units at all category of stations has been provided.

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Minister of Railways Flags off Country’s first Antyodaya Express running between Ernakulam - Howrah Minister of Railways Flags off Sri Ganganagar - Tiruchirappalli Humsafar Express Minister of Railways Launches New Catering Policy Minister of Railways Launches New Partnership with India Post for Business Parcel

Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu flagged off the fourth Humsafar clan of trains and first Antyodaya clan of trains through video conferencing from Rail Bhawan:
1.      Train No 14715/14716 Sri Ganganagar - Tiruchirappalli Humsafar Express (Weekly) (via Krishnarajapuram, Pune, Ahmedabad)

2.      Train No 22877/22878 Ernakulam - Howrah Antyodaya Express (Weekly) (via Salem, Katpadi, Visakhapatnam)

He also launched the following policies:

1.      New Catering Policy 2017.
2.      New partnership in Parcel Business with Department of Post.

Chairman, Railway Board, Shri A. K. Mital, Member Traffic Shri Mohd Jamshed, other Railway Board Members, Secretary Department of Post Shri Boyapati V. Sudhakar and other senior officials were also present on the occasion.

Speaking on the occasion Ministry of Railways, Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu said that “This is the fourth Humsafar Express to be launched and it will cross the entire country from North to South. Humsafar train is a fully Air Conditioned 3 AC service having facilities like GPS based Passenger Information System, Passenger announcement System, fire and smoke detection and suppression system, CCTVs, comfortable seats, mobile and laptop charging points, integrated Braille display, LCD display above compartment doors in the aisle, Fire retardant curtains, etc.”

He also said that “Today we are launching the country’s first Antyodaya Express to be launched. Tejas and UDAY Express will be launched soon. Antyodaya Express is a long-distance, fully unreserved, superfast train service, for the common man to be operated on dense routes. Antyodaya Express will have facilities like  Cushioned luggage racks which can serve as seats  Additional hand holds in doorway area, J-Hook near longitudinal luggage racks, Multiple Unit cables at both ends of the coach, Vestibuled ends for internal movement of the passengers, Potable Drinking water dispenser, Mobile charging points, Fire Extinguisher with anti-theft lock, FRP (Fibre Reinforced Plastic) Modular Toilets, Pleasing interior colour scheme, Toilet Occupation indication display board, LED Lights, SS Slip-free flooring at Doorway & Gangway, Anti-Graffiti coating for exterior painting, etc.”

Shri Prabhu further said that “In this new Catering Policy food production and food distribution will be delinked. This will be a marriage between the best of both worlds. Food can be cooked anywhere like the state of the art kitchens of IRCTC in a hygienic manner using mechanized system. Food can be distributed using professionals from the hospitality industry. For making of food SHGs especially women SHGs can be used which will benefit them.”

He also said that “Parcel is the fastest moving freight business of Indian Railways. Through this new Business Parcel Policy not only India Post but any private player can also book space in trains for movement of their Business Parcel. Before rolling out this scheme on All India basis test was done on 2 trains viz, Train No. 15959  Howrah-Guwahati-Dibrugarh Kamrup Express between Howrah and Guwahati and Train No. 12721   Hyderabad-Nizamuddin  Deccan Express between Hyderabad and Nizamuddin . After the success of the test today this scheme is rolled out at All India level.”

Salient Features of Services / Policies launched:
Humsafar Express

Indian Railways introduced a new Humsafar Express between Sriganganagar and Tiruchchirapalli viz. 14715/14716 Sriganganagar-Tiruchchirapalli Humsafar Express (Weekly). The train service inaugurated on 27.02.2017 by Minister of Railways through video conferencing from Rail Bhawan, New Delhi. As announced in Railway Budget 2016-17, Humsafar Express are fully air-conditioned third AC service with an optional service for meals. Till date, 3 Humsafar Express trains have been introduced on Indian Railways.

The abstract schedule including timings, composition, stoppages etc. of the train service to be introduced is as under:

14715/14716 Sriganganagar-Tiruchchirapalli Humsafar Express (Weekly)



Arrives
Departs

Stoppage

Day ↑

Station Code

Station Name

Distance (km)

Day ↓

Arrives

Departs

Stoppage

13:30





Thu ↑

TPJ

Tiruchchirappalli Junction

0

Thu ↓



23:30



11:27

11:30

3m

Thu ↑

KRR

Karur Junction

76.2

Fri ↓

1:07

1:10

3m

10:54

10:55

1m

Thu ↑

NMKL

Namakkal

110.1

Fri ↓

1:39

1:40

1m

9:55

10:05

10m

Thu ↑

SA

Salem Junction

161.8

Fri ↓

2:45

2:50

5m

6:08

6:10

2m

Thu ↑

BWT

Bangarapet Junction

357

Fri ↓

6:42

6:45

3m

5:08

5:10

2m

Thu ↑

KJM

Krishnarajapuram

413.3

Fri ↓

7:38

7:40

2m

4:48

4:50

2m

Thu ↑

BAND

Banaswadi

419.4

Fri ↓

7:53

7:55

2m

3:20

3:25

5m

Thu ↑

TK

Tumakuru (Tumkur)

498.4

Fri ↓

11:15

11:20

5m

1:30

1:35

5m

Thu ↑

ASK

Arsikere Junction

594.7

Fri ↓

13:10

13:15

5m

0:38

0:40

2m

Thu ↑

RRB

Birur Junction

640.1

Fri ↓

13:58

14:00

2m

22:52

22:53

1m

Wed ↑

DVG

Davangere

754.8

Fri ↓

15:43

15:45

2m

22:33

22:35

2m

Wed ↑

HRR

Harihar

767.6

Fri ↓

15:58

16:00

2m

20:15

20:25

10m

Wed ↑

UBL

Hubballi Junction (Hubli)

898.7

Fri ↓

19:10

19:20

10m

19:18

19:20

2m

Wed ↑

DWR

Dharwad

918.7

Fri ↓

19:40

19:42

2m

17:08

17:10

2m

Wed ↑

BGM

Belagavi (Belgaum)

1040.5

Fri ↓

22:10

22:12

2m

14:50

15:00

10m

Wed ↑

MRJ

Miraj Junction

1177.8

Sat ↓

1:10

1:20

10m

13:55

14:00

5m

Wed ↑

SLI

Sangli

1185

Sat ↓

1:32

1:35

3m

10:52

10:55

3m

Wed ↑

STR

Satara

1311.7

Sat ↓

3:42

3:45

3m

7:40

7:50

10m

Wed ↑

PUNE

Pune Junction

1457.3

Sat ↓

8:05

8:15

10m

6:18

6:20

2m

Wed ↑

LNL

Lonavala

1521

Sat ↓

9:33

9:35

2m

4:47

4:50

3m

Wed ↑

KYN

Kalyan Junction

1595.3

Sat ↓

11:00

11:03

3m

3:38

3:40

2m

Wed ↑

BSR

Vasai Road

1636.9

Sat ↓

12:10

12:12

2m

0:01

0:06

5m

Wed ↑

ST

Surat

1852.8

Sat ↓

15:30

15:35

5m

21:43

21:48

5m

Tue ↑

BRC

Vadodara Junction

1982.6

Sat ↓

17:18

17:23

5m

20:58

21:00

2m

Tue ↑

ANND

Anand Junction

2018.3

Sat ↓

17:58

18:00

2m

20:41

20:43

2m

Tue ↑

ND

Nadiad Junction

2036.8

Sat ↓

18:14

18:16

2m

19:35

19:55

20m

Tue ↑

ADI

Ahmedabad Junction

2082.4

Sat ↓

19:10

19:20

10m

17:59

18:01

2m

Tue ↑

MSH

Mahesana Junction

2151.7

Sat ↓

20:41

20:43

2m

15:50

16:00

10m

Tue ↑

ABR

Abu Road

2269.1

Sat ↓

23:05

23:15

10m

13:00

13:02

2m

Tue ↑

MJ

Marwar Junction

2434.5

Sun ↓

2:28

2:30

2m

10:50

11:05

15m

Tue ↑

JU

Jodhpur Junction

2538.6

Sun ↓

4:05

4:15

10m

5:55

6:20

25m

Tue ↑

BKN

Bikaner Junction

2814.4

Sun ↓

9:25

9:35

10m

2:50

2:55

5m

Tue ↑

SOG

Suratgarh Junction

2996.2

Sun ↓

12:10

12:15

5m

1:25

1:50

25m

Tue ↑

HMH

Hanumangarh Junction

3046.7

Sun ↓

13:15

13:25

10m



0:25



Tue ↑

SGNR

Shri Ganganagar Junction

3113.7

Sun ↓

15:15







●       Days of run:  Ex-SGNR – Tuesday

                    Ex-TPJ – Thursday

●       One way distance: 3199 Kms.

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Route of Train No. 14715/14716 Humsafar Express

●       Stoppages: Hanumangarh, Suratgarh, Bikaner, Jodhpur, Marwar Jn., Abu Road, Palanpur, Mahesana, Ahmedabad, Nadiad, Anand, Vadodara, Bharuch, Surat,  Vasai Road, Kalyan, Lonavala, Pune, Satara, Sangli, Miraj, Belgaum, Dharwad, Hubballi, Harihar, Davangere,  Birur, Arsikere, Tumakuru, Banaswadi,  Krishnrajapuram, Bangerpet,  Salem, Namakkal,  Karur

●       Composition of regular service: 3AC-16, Power Car-2, Pantry Car-1= 19 coaches

●       Primary Maintenance: Sri Ganganagar (NWR)

●       Nature of Service: Humsafar Express

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Antyodaya Express

Indian Railways introduced the first Antyodaya Express between Ernakulam and Howrah viz.  22877/22878 Ernakulam-Howrah Antyodaya Express (Weekly). The train service was inaugurated on 27.02.2017 by Minister of Railways through video conferencing from Rail Bhawan, New Delhi. As announced in Railway Budget 2016-17, Antyodaya Express are long-distance, fully unreserved, superfast train service, for the common man to be operated on dense routes.

 The abstract schedule including timings, composition, stoppages etc. of the train service to be introduced is as under:

22877/22878 Ernakulam-Howrah Antyodaya Express (Weekly)

22878 Ernakulam-Howrah Antyodaya Express (Weekly)



Station



22877 Howrah-Ernakulam Antyodaya Express (Weekly)

Arr.

Dep.







Arr.

Dep.

-

00.25 (Tue)



Ernakulam



06.00 (Mon)



14.50 (Wed)





Howrah





17.00 (Sat)

●       Days of run:  Ex-ERS – Tuesday

                        Ex-HWH – Saturday

●       One way distance: 2307 Kms.
●       Stoppages: Kharagpur, Balasore, Bhadrak, Cuttack, Bhubaneswar, Khurda Road, Brahmapur, Palasa, Srikakulam Road, Vizianagaram, Duvvada, Rajahmundry, Vijaywada, Ongole, Renigunta, Katpadi, Jolarpettai, Salem, Erode, Coiambatore, Palakkad, Thrisur

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Route of Train No 22877/22878 Antyodaya Express

●       Composition of regular service: General Coach-20, Power car-2= 22 coaches

●       Primary Maintenance: Santragachi on RBPC (SER)

●       Nature of Service: Antyodaya Express
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New Catering Policy 2017

Mobile Units and Base Kitchens:

●       IRCTC shall manage catering service on all mobile units including catering services on all new trains/ trains started on short notice. Pantry car contracts awarded by zonal railways shall also be reassigned to IRCTC.

●       Meals for all mobile units will be picked up from the nominated kitchens, owned operated and managed by IRCTC. IRCTC shall develop different archetypes of kitchens keeping in view supply of food and usage assessed.

○       All four Base Kitchens under departmental operation of Zonal Railways (Nagpur, CSTM, BCT and Balharshah) and all kitchen units i.e. Refreshment Rooms at A1 and A category stations, Jan Ahaar, Cell Kitchens shall be handed over to IRCTC on ‘as is where is basis’.  Besides IRCTC may set up its own Kitchens at additional stations if required.
○       Kitchen structures/ land/space will be handed over by Zonal Railways to IRCTC, for a period of 10 years extendable for another period of 5 years, on a token license fee of Re.1/- (Re. one) per sqft. p.a. subject to minimum of Rs.100/- p.a.
○       IRCTC shall develop the Business model for the kitchens so that they can expand and enhance the service.
○       IRCTC shall prepare and submit a detailed concession agreement for setting up/development of the kitchens for approval of Railway Board.
○       IRCTC shall not outrightly outsource or issue licenses for provision of catering services to private licensees.
○       IRCTC shall determine the menu of standard meals and A-la-carte items. The standard meals served in trains shall be within the fixed tariff approved by Railway Board.
●       IRCTC may involve/empanel Self Help groups for providing catering related services.

 Static Units

●       Zonal Railways will manage static units (catering/milk stalls, trolleys etc.) except base kitchens and kitchen units to be handed over to IRCTC. IRCTC shall be responsible for catering services in static unit viz., Food Plazas, Food Courts and Fast Food Units.

●       Allotment of all Minor Catering units at all category of stations to be done through open tender.

●       For the first time, it has been envisaged that Allotment of Special Minor Units (reserved category) at all category stations will be done through open tendering system within the similar reserved category. The technical eligibility criteria has been simplified

●       Allotment of Milk Stalls at all stations shall be done through open tender system as against calling application.

●       For Milk Stalls, in addition to dairy cooperative federations/members of NCDFI bodies/agencies registered/certified by FSSAI for sale of milk and milk products have been made eligible to participate at all category of stations.

●       Provision of perpetual renewal has been done away with. Now it has been envisaged that tenure of all static units (except kitchen units and Food Plaza) shall be 5 years only.

●       For smooth implementation of renewal, ceiling limit on holding of minor units including milk stalls, computation of units has been defined.

●       33% sub quota for women in allotment of each category of minor catering units at all category of stations has been provided.

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Partnership in Parcel Business with Department of Post

1.      In order to provide end to end parcel services to the customers by effective   partnership between Indian Railways and Department of Post, certain sectors have been identified in which the parcel traffic offered by DOP can be transported by IR.

2.      Department of Post has identified following trains for allotment of parcel space  in the assistant guard compartment of  front  SLR  :

○       15959 Howrah-Guwahati- Dibrugarh Kamrup Express.(Howrah-Guwahati)

○       18646 Hyderabad-Howrah East Coast Express.(Hyderabad-Howrah)

○       12322 Mumbai-Howrah Mail.( Mumbai-Howrah)

○       12721 Hyderabad-Nizamuddin  Dakshin Express.( Hyderabad-Delhi)

○       17230 Hyderabad-Tiruvananthapuram- Sabari Express. (Hyderabad-Cochin).

3.      Out of the above 5 trains,  AGC space was made available for use of Department of Posts on RMS rates in  two trains (i) 15959  Howrah-Guwahati-Dibrugarh Kamrup Express between Howrah and Guwahati at Rs 7115 per trip and (ii) 12721   Hyderabad-Nizamuddin  Deccan Express between Hyderabad and Nizamuddin at Rs 10020 per trip on pilot basis for six months.

4.      The permission could not be granted in remaining trains due to reversal of engine enroute.

5.      DoP has commenced operations on the 12721 Hyderabad-Nizamuddin from 01.02.2017 and on 15959 Howrah-Guwahati from 20.02.2017.

6.      Now DOP has been permitted to use AGC of train 12322 from 27.02.2017 as   engine   reversal enroute is not involved anymore.  The per trip earning from the service will be Rs 12,954/- and the assured transit time from Mumbai to Howrah is 38 hrs. 
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February 26, 2017

LHB COACHES TO WEST BENGAL SAMPARK KRANTI & JALIANWALABAGH EXPRESS

To improve passenger comfort and safety , Eastern Railway introduced modern type of LHB (Linke Hofmann Busch) rakes to 12329/12330 Sealdah-Delhi West Bengal Sampark Kranti Express & 12379/12380 Sealdah-Amritsar Jalianwalabagh Express replacing conventional type of rakes with effect from 28.02.201 7 & 03.03 .2017 from Sealdah respectively. Introduction of modern type of
LHB rake will also increase the carrying capacity of passengers in all classes.
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ER TO RUN MORE HOLI SPECIAL TRAINS/JANASADHARAN TRAINS


To cater to the rush of passengers on the occasion of HOLI festival , Eastern Railway will run sixteen ( 16 ) more special

trains -- two Holi special trains each between Howrah & Kamakhya, Howrah & Gorakhpur, Howrah-Raxaui-Asansol, Asansol &

Patna, four trains between Maida & Anand Vihar and two Janasadharan Special trains each between Howrah & Raxaul and Howrah

& Anand Nagar.

02257 Up Howrah - Kamakhya Holi Special (via-Oankuni) will start from Howrah station at 23 :05 hrs. on 11.3. 2017 and

reach Kamakhya station at 19 :30 hrs. on the next day, while the corresponding down train (02258 On) leaving Kamakhya at 23:45

hrs. on 12.3.2017 will arrive at Howrah at 19:30 hrs. next day. This train will have Air Conditioned & Sleeper Class accommodations.

03131 Up Howrah - Gorakhpur Holi Special (via-Oankuni) will start from Howrah station at 23:55 hrs . on 8.3.2017 and

reach Gorakhpur station at 17:30 hrs . on the next day, while the corresponding down train (03132 On) leaving Gorakhpur at 19:05

hrs. on 9.3.2017 will arrive at Howrah station at 12:40 hrs. next day.

03429 Up Malda-Anand Vihar Holi Special (via-Sultanpur) will start from Maida Town station at 9:05 hrs. on 20.3.2017 &

27.3.2017 and reach Anand Vihar station at 14:20 hrs. on next days, while the corresponding down train (03430 Dn) l eaving Anand

Vihar station at 17 :10 hrs. on 21.3.2017 & 28.3.2017 will arrive at Maida Town station at 23:50 hrs. on next days.

03039 Up/ 03040 Dn Howrah - Raxaul - Asansol Holi Special (via-Oankuni) w ill start from Howrah sta tion at 15:00 hrs . on

10.3.2017 and reach Raxaul station at 10:00 hrs. on the next day, while in return journey leaving Raxaul station at 12:00 hrs. on

11.3.2017 this train will t erminate at Asansol station at 23:45 hrs. on the same day

These trains will have Air Conditioned, Sleeper Class & General Second Class accommodations.

03575 Up/03576 On Asansol - Patna Holi Special train leaving Asansol & Patna stations at 7: 15 hrs. & 15 :10 hrs. on

12.3.2017 will reach Patna & Asansol stations at 14:00 hrs. & 22:00 hrs. respectively on the same day. This train will have Second

Class reserved & un-reserved accommodations.

Jan asa dharan Ho ll Speci al trains:

ER has arranged Howrah-Raxaul & Howrah-Anand Nagar Janasadharan Holi special trains having all unreserved General Second Class

coaches.

03041 Up/ 03042 On Howrah- Raxaui-Howrah Janasadharan Holi Special (via-Bandel) will start from Howrah station at

22:50 hrs. on 9 .3.2017 and rea ch Raxaul station at 16:05 hrs. on the next day, while in return journey l eaving Raxaul station at

19:45 hrs . on 10.3.2017 t his train will arrive at Howrah station at 12:15 hrs. next day

03067 Up/ 03068 On Howrah - Anand Nagar-Howrah Janasadharan Holi Special will start from Howrah station at 22:50

hrs. on 11.3.2017 and rea c h Anand Nagar station at 21:10 hrs. on the next day, while in return journey leaving Anand Nagar sta t ion

at 00:45 hrs . on 13.3.2017 this train will arrive at Howrah station at 20:15 hrs. on the same day.

It may be mentioned that, ER has already declared earlier 6 other special trains for Holi Festival of which 4 will

run between Howrah & Muzaffarpur and 2 between Sealdah & Kamakhya .
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February 24, 2017

INTRODUCTION OF SRIGANGANAGAR – TIRUCHCHIRAPPALLI HUM SAFAR EXPRESS AND ERNAKULAM – HOWRAH ANTYODAYA EXPRESS

Sriganganagar – Tiruchchirappalli Hum Safar (Weekly) Express: Weekly superfast express trains will be introduced between Sriganganagar – Tiruchchirappalli.

Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu, Hon’ble Union Minister of Railways will flag off the inaugural special (Train No.04715) from Sriganganagar at 15.00 hrs. through video conferencing from Rail Bhavan, New Delhi.

The inaugural special will leave Sriganganagar at 15.00 hrs. on 27.2.2017 and reach Tiruchchirappalli at 07.00 hrs. on 2.3.2017.

Composition: 16 AC 3-tier coaches.

Stoppages: Hanumangarh, Suratgarh, Bikaner, Jodhpur, Marwar Jn., Abu Road, Palanpur, Mahesana, Ahmedabad, Nadiad, Anand, Vadodara, Bharuch, Surat, Vasai Road, Kalyan, Lonavala, Pune, Satara, Sangli, Miraj, Belagavi, Dharwad, Hubbali, Harihar, Davangere, Birur, Arsikere, Tumakuru, Banaswadi, Krishnarajapuram, Bangarapet, Salem, Namakkal and Karur.

Regular service of Train No.14716 Tiruchchirappalli – Sriganganagar Weekly Hum Safar Express will commence from 2.3.2017.

Regular service of Train No.14715 Sriganganagar - Tiruchchirappalli Weekly Hum Safar Express will be commence from 7.3.2017.

Ernakulam – Howrah (Weekly) Antyodaya Express: Weekly Antyodaya Express trains will be introduced between Ernakulam - Howrah.

Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu, Hon’ble Union Minister of Railways will flag off the inaugural special (Train No.02878) from Ernakulam at 15.15 hrs. through video conferencing from Rail Bhavan, New Delhi.

The inaugural special will leave Ernakulam at 15.15 hrs. on 27.2.2017 and reach Howrah at 09.00 hrs. on 1.3.2017.

Composition: 20 General Second Class coaches.

Stoppages: Thrissur, Palakkad, Coimbatore, Erode, Salem, Jolarpettai, Katpadi, Renigunta, Ongole, Vijayawada, Rajahmundry, Duvvada, Vizianagaram, Srikakulam Road, Palasa, Brahmapur, Khurda Road, Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Bhadrak, Balasore and Kharagpur.
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AUGMENTATION AND REVISED COMPOSITION OF TRAINS


1) Train No.16101Chennai Egmore – Rameswaram Express will be augmented with one AC 2-tier coach w.e.f. 28.2.2017

Train No.16102 Rameswaram – Chennai Egmore Express will be augmented with one AC 2-tier coach w.e.f. 1.3.2017.

The revised composition of the trains will be First AC – 1, AC 2-tier – 1, AC 3-tier – 2, Sleeper Class – 11, General Second Class – 3 and luggage-cum-brake van – 2 coaches

2) Train No.16184 Thanjavur – Chennai Egmore Uzhavan Express will be augmented with one AC 3-tier & 2 Sleeper Class coaches w.e.f. 27.2.2017.

Train No.16183 Chennai Egmore – Thanjavur Uzhavan Express will be augmented with one AC 3-tier & 2 Sleeper Class coaches w.e.f. 2.3.2017.

The revised composition of the trains will be First AC – 1, AC 2-tier – 1, AC 3-tier – 2, Sleeper Class – 11, General Second Class – 3 and luggage-cum-brake van – 2 coaches

3) One AC 2-tier coach will be replaced with one AC 3-tier coach in Train No.16183 Chennai Egmore – Thanjavur Uzhavan Express leaving Chennai Egmore on 28.2.2017 and 1.3.2017. The train will also be attached with 2 Sleeper Class coaches on 28.2.2017 and 1.3.2017.
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SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY TO CONVERT CONVENTIONAL RAKES OF FOUR LONG DISTANCE EXPRESS TRAINS INTO LHB RAKES

With a view to ensure safe and comfortable journey of railway passengers, South Eastern Railway has decided to convert the Conventional Rake of four express trains into LHB Rakes. The following trains will run with LHB coaches from the date mentioned against each:-

·22853/22854 Shalimar-Visakhapatnam Express w.e.f. 28.02.2017

·22894/22893 Howrah-Sai Nagar Shirdi Express w.e.f. 02.03.2017

·12870/12869 Howrah-Mumbai(CSTM) Express w.e.f. 03.03.2017

·22857/22858  Santragachi-Anand Vihar Express w.e.f. 06.03.2017

With the conversion of the above trains into full LHB rakes, the accommodation of the trains will also be enhanced.

22853/22854 Shalimar-Visakhapatnam Express and 12870/12869 Howrah-Mumbai (CSTM) Express will have additional capacity of total 116 berths.  There will be additional 88 berths in Sleeper Class, 12 berths in AC-2 Tier and 16 berths in AC-3 tier.

            22894/22893 Howrah-Sai Nagar Shirdi Express and 22857/22858 Santagachi-Anand Vihar Express will have additional capacity of total 86 berths.  There will be additional 64 berths in Sleeper Class, 6 berths in AC-2 Tier and 16 berths in AC-3 tier.

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2017 Sumeer special trains From Chennai to Kollam ,Nagercoil ,Ernakulam ,Tuticorin,Sengottai,Tirunelveli,


The following special trains will be run to clear the extra rush of passengers during the ensuing summer season.


1. Special fare special trains between Chennai Central and Kollam (via. Ernakulam Jn. & Alapuzha)

Train No.06037 Chennai Central – Kollam Special fare special train will leave Chennai Central at 16.30 hrs. o­n 6th, 20th & 27th April 2017 (Thursdays) and reach Kollam at 05.35 hrs. the next day.

Train No.06038 Kollam – Chennai Central Special Fare special train will leave Kollam at 12.55 hrs. o­n 7th, 14th, 21st& 28th April 2017 (Fridays) and reach Chennai Central at 04.55 hrs. the next day.

Composition: First AC– 1, AC 2-tier – 3, AC 3-tier – 3, Sleeper Class – 12, General Second Class - 2 & Luggage-cum-brake van – 2 coaches.

Stoppages: Katpadi, Salem, Erode, Coimbatore, Palakkad, Thrissur, Ernakulam Jn. and Alapuzha. Train No.06038 Kollam – Chennai Central Special fare special train will stop at Perambur also.




2. Suvidha special train from Nagercoil to Chennai Egmore

Special fare special train from Chennai Egmore to Nagercoil

(via. Tirunelveli, Madurai, Tiruchchirappalli, Mayiladuthurai, Villupuram)

Train No.82608 Nagercoil – Chennai Egmore Suvidha Special train will leave Nagercoil at 17.05 hrs. o­n 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th April 2017, 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th May 2017, 4th, 11th, 18th & 25th June 2017 (Sundays) and reach Chennai Egmore at 07.20 hrs. the next day.

Train No.06040 Chennai Egmore – Nagercoil Special fare special train will leave Chennai Egmore at 11.10 hrs. o­n 3rd, 10th, 17th & 24th April 2017 (Mondays) and reach Nagercoil at 04.15 hrs. the next day.

Composition: AC 2-tier – 1, AC 3-tier – 3, Sleeper Class – 13, General Second Class – 3 & Luggage-cum-brake van – 2 coaches.

Stoppages: Tirunelveli, Sattur, Virudunagar, Madurai, Dindigul, Tiruchchirappalli, Thanjavur, Kumbakonam, Mayiladuthurai, Chidambaram, Tiruppadiripuliyur, Villupuram, Chengalpattu and Tambaram.

Train No.82608 Nagercoil – Chennai Egmore Suvidha Special train will stop at Mambalam also.




3. Suvidha Special trains between Chennai Central and Ernakulam Jn.

Train No.82631 Chennai Central – Ernakulam Jn. Suvidha special train will leave Chennai Central at 22.30 hrs. o­n 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th April 2017, 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th May 2017, 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd & 30th June 2017 (Fridays) and reach Ernakulam Jn. at 10.45 hrs. the next day.

Train No.82632 Ernakulam Jn. – Chennai Central Suvidha special train will leave Ernakulam Jn. at 19.00 hrs. o­n 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th April, 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th May 2017, 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th June 2017 and 2nd July 2017 (Sundays) and reach Chennai Central at 07.20 hrs. the next day.

Composition: AC 2-tier – 1, AC 3-tier – 2, Sleeper Class – 12 & Luggage-cum-brake van – 2 coaches.

Stoppages: Katpadi, Jolarpettai, Salem, Erode, Tiruppur, Coimbatore, Palakkad, Thrissur and Aluva.

Train No.82631 Chennai Central – Ernakulam Jn. Suvidha Special train will stop at Ernakulam Town also.

Train No.82632 Ernakulam Jn. – Chennai Central fare special train will stop at Perambur also.

4. Special fare special trains (Weekly) between Chennai Egmore and Tuticorin

Train No.06029 Chennai Egmore – Tuticorin Special fare special train will leave Chennai Egmore at 21.05 hrs. o­n 3rd,10th, 17th & 24th April 2017 (Mondays) and reach Tuticorin at 10.45 hrs. the next day.

Train No.06030 Tuticorin – Chennai Egmore Special Fare special train will leave Tuticorin at 17.35 hrs. o­n 4th, 11th, 18th & 25th April 2017 (Tuesdays) and reach Chennai Egmore at 05.45 hrs. the next day.

Composition: AC 2-tier – 1, AC 3-tier – 2, Sleeper Class – 12 & Luggage-cum-brake van – 2 coaches.

Stoppages: Tambaram, Chengalpattu, Villupuram, Vriddhachalam, Tiruchchirappalli, Dindigul, Kodaikkanal Road, Madurai, Virudhunagar, Sattur, Kovilpatti and Vanchi Maniyachchi.

Train No.06030 Tuticorin – Chennai Egmore Special fare special train will stop at Mambalam also.

5. Special fare special trains between Chennai Egmore and Sengottai

Train No.06003 Chennai Egmore – Sengottai Special fare special train will leave Chennai Egmore at 21.05 hrs. o­n 5th, 12th, 19th & 26th April 2017 (Wednesdays) and reach Sengottai at 10.15 hrs. the next day.

Train No.06004 Sengottai – Chennai Egmore Special fare special train will leave Sengottai at 14.20 hrs. o­n 6th, 13th, 20th & 27th April 2017 (Thursdays) and reach Chennai Egmore at 03.45 hrs. the next day.

Composition: AC 2-tier – 1, AC 3-tier – 2, Sleeper Class – 12 & Luggage-cum-brake van – 2 coaches.

Stoppages: Tambaram, Chengalpattu, Villupuram, Vriddhachalam, Tiruchchirappalli, Dindigul, Kodaikkanal Road, Madurai, Virudhunagar, Sivakasi, Srivilliputtur, Rajapalayam, Sankarankovil and Tenkasi.

Train No.06004 Sengottai – Chennai Egmore Special fare special train will stop at Mambalam also.

6. Suvidha special trains between Chennai Egmore and Tirunelveli

Train No.82601 Chennai Egmore – Tirunelveli Suvidha Special train will leave Chennai Egmore at 21.05 hrs. o­n 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th April 2017, 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th May 2017, 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd & 30th June 2017 (Fridays) and reach Tirunelveli at 10.45 hrs. the next day.

Train No.82602 Tirunelveli – Chennai Egmore Suvidha Special train will leave Tirunelveli at 14.45 hrs. o­n 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th April 2017, 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th May 2017, 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th June 2017 and 2nd July 2017 (Sundays) and reach Chennai Egmore at 03.45 hrs. the next day.

Composition: AC 2-tier – 1, AC 3-tier – 2, Sleeper Class – 12 & Luggage-cum-brake van – 2 coaches.

Stoppages: Tambaram, Chengalpattu, Villupuram, Vriddhachalam, Tiruchchirappalli, Dindigul, Kodaikkanal Road, Madurai, Virudhunagar, Sattur and Kovilpatti. Train No.82602 Tirunelveli – Chennai Egmore Suvidha Special train will stop at Mambalam also.

7. Special fare special train from Kochuveli to Hyderabad

Train No.07116 Kochuveli – Hyderabad Special fare special train will leave Kochuveli at 20.15 hrs. o­n 3rd, 10th, 17th & 24th April 2017 (Mondays) and reach Hyderabad at 03.30 hrs. o­n Wednesdays.

Composition: AC 2-tier – 1, AC 3-tier – 2, Sleeper Class – 10 & Luggage-cum-brake van – 2 coaches.

Stoppages: Kollam, Kayankulam, Chengannur, Tiruvalla, Kottayam, Ernakulam Town, Aluva, Thrissur, Ottapalam, Palakkad, Coimbatore, Tiruppur, Erode, Salem, Jolarpettai, Vaniyambadi, Ambur, Katpadi, Chittoor, Tirupati, Renigunta, Gudur, Nellore, o­ngole, Tenali, Guntur, Piduguralla, Nalgonda and Secunderabad.

8. Special fare special train from Villupuram to Visakhapatnam (via Chennai Egmore)

Train No.08354 Villupuram – Visakhapatnam Special Fare special train will leave Villupuram at 20.30 hrs. o­n 2nd, 4th, 6th, 9th, 11th, 13th, 16th, 18th, 20th, 23rd, 25th, 27th & 30th April 2017 and reach Visakhapatnam at 15.15 hrs. the next day.

Composition: AC 2-tier -1, AC 3-tier – 1, Sleeper Class – 8, General Second Class – 6 & Luggage-cum-brake van –2 coaches.

Stoppages: Chengalpattu, Tambaram, Chennai Egmore, Sulurpetta, Gudur, Nellore, Kavali, o­ngole, Tenali, Vijayawada, Eluru, Rajahmundry, Samalkot, Tuni and Duvvada.

9. Special fare special train from Kochuveli to Hazrat Nizamuddin

Train No.04425 Kochuveli – Hazrat Nizamuddin special fare special train will leave Kochuveli at 23.00 hrs. o­n 3rd, 10th, 17th & 24th April 2017 (Mondays) and reach Hazrat Nizamuddin at 03.00 hrs. o­n Thursdays.

Composition: AC First Class – 1, AC 2-tier – 5, AC 3-tier – 11 coaches.

Stoppages: Kollam, Kayankulam, Chengannur, Tiruvalla, Kottayam, Ernakulam Town, Aluva, Thrissur, Palakkad, Coimbatore, Tiruppur, Erode, Salem, Jolarpettai, Katpadi, Renigunta, Nellore, o­ngole, Chirala, Vijayawada, Khammam, Warangal, Ramagundam, Balharshah, Nagpur, Bhopal, Jhansi, Gwalior, Agra Cantonment and Mathura.

10. Special fare special train between Tirunelveli and Gandhidham

Train No.09457 Tirunelveli – Gandhidham Special fare special train will leave Tirunelveli. at 07.45 hrs. o­n 13th, 20th & 27th April 2017 (Thursdays) and reach Gandhidham at 04.30 hrs. o­n Saturdays .

Composition: AC 2-tier – 1, AC 3-tier – 5, Sleeper Class – 6, General Second Class – 2 & Luggage-cum-brake van –2 coaches.

Stoppages: Valliyur, Nagercoil Town, Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Alapuzha, Ernakulam Jn., Thrissur, Shoranur Jn., Tirur, Kozhikkode, Kannur, Kasargod, Mangalore Jn., Udupi, Kumta, Karwar, Madgaon, Karmali, Sindhudurg, Ratnagiri, Chiplun, Roha, Panvel, Vasai Road, Vapi, Surat, Vadodara, Anand, Nadia, Ahmedabad, Viramgam, Dhrangadhra, Samahiali and Bhachau.
Advance reservations for the above trains will commence o­n 24.2.2017.

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2017 SUMMER SPECIAL TRAINS FOR JAMMU TAWI, LUCKNOW, PATNA, GORAKHPUR & MANDUADIH

Central Railway will run 156 summer special trains o­n special charges between Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus / Lokmanya Tilak Terminus and Jammu Tawi / Lucknow/ Patna/ Gorakhpur/ Manduadih including 2 Teacher’s special trains between Lokmanya Tilak Terminus and Manduadih to clear the extra rush of passengers during Summer 2017.The details are as under:

1) CST Mumbai – Jammu Tawi – CST Mumbai AC Superfast weekly specials (26)

Train No. 02171 Special will leave Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai at 0645 hrs o­n every Friday from 7.4.2017 to 30.6.2017 (13 trips) and will arrive Jammu Tawi at 18.00 hrs next day.

Train No. 02172 Special will leave Jammu Tawi at 07.20 hrs o­n every Sunday from 9.4.2017 to 2.7.2017 and will arrive Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai at 18.00 hrs next day.

Halts:  Dadar, Kalyan, Igatpuri, Nasik Road, Bhusaval, Itarsi, Bhopal, Jhansi, Agra, New Delhi, Ambala Cantonment Jn., Ludhiana

Composition: 13 AC-3 Tier

2) CST Mumbai – Lucknow – CST Mumbai AC Superfast weekly specials (26)

Train No. 02111 Special will leave Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai at 14.20 hrs o­n every Tuesday from 4.4.2017 to 27.6.2017 (13 trips) and will arrive Lucknow at 13.10 hrs next day.

Train No. 02112 Special will leave Lucknow at 15.00 hrs o­n every Wednesday from 5.4.2017 to 28.6.2017 (13 trips) and will arrive Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai at 16.25 hrs next day.

Halts:  Kalyan, Igatpuri, Bhusaval, Itarsi, Bhopal, Jhansi, Orai, Kanpur

Composition: 13 AC-3 Tier


3) CST Mumbai – Patna (one way) Weekly Unreserved Specials (13)

Train No. 01177 Special will leave Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai at 00.20 hrs o­n every Monday (midnight of Sun/Mon) from 3.4.2017 to 26.6.2017 (13 trips) and will arrive Patna at 08.00 hrs next day.

Halts:  Dadar, Kalyan, Igatpuri, Nasik Road, Jalgaon, Bhusaval, Khandwa, Itarsi, Jabalpur, Katni, Satna, Manikpur, Chheoki, Mughalsarai, Buxar, Ara, Danapur.

Composition: 20 Second Class


4) Patna - CST Mumbai (one way) Weekly Superfast Specials (13)

Train No. 02054 Special will leave Patna at 10.00 hrs o­n every Tuesday from 4.4.2017 to 27.6.2017 (13 trips) and will arrive Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai at 16.30 hrs next day.

Halts:  Danapur, Ara, Buxar, Mughalsarai, Chheoki, Manikpur, Satna, Katni, Jabalpur, Itarsi, Khandwa, Jalgaon, Nasik Road, Igatpuri, Kalyan, Dadar

Composition: 20 Second Class



5) Lokmanya Tilak (T) – Gorakhpur – Lomanya Tilak (T) weekly Unreserved Specials (26)

Train No. 01117 Special will leave Lokmanya Tilak Terminus at 07.50 hrs o­n every Tuesday from 4.4.2017 to 27.6.2017 (13 trips) and will arrive Gorakhpur at 16.00 hrs next day.

Train No. 01118 Special will leave Gorakhpur at 05.00 hrs o­n every Thursday from 6.4.2017 to 29.6.2017 (13 trips) and will arrive Lokmanya Tilak Terminus at 16.55 hrs next day.

Halts:  Kalyan, Igatpuri, Nasik Road, Bhusaval, Khandwa, Itarsi, Jabalpur, Katni, Satna, Manikpur, Allahabad, Gyanpur, Varanasi, Aunrihar, Mau, Bhatni, Deoria Sadar

Composition: 20 Second class

6) Lokmanya Tilak (T) – Gorakhpur – Lomanya Tilak (T) weekly Specials (26)

Train No. 01115 Special will leave Lokmanya Tilak Terminus at 00.45 hrs o­n every Saturday (midnight of Fri/Sat) from 1.4.2017 to 24.6.2017 (13 trips) and will arrive Gorakhpur at 10.50 hrs next day.

Train No. 01116 Special will leave Gorakhpur at 14.00 hrs o­n every Sunday from 2.4.2017 to 25.6.2017 (13 trips) and will arrive Lokmanya Tilak Terminus at 00.20 hrs o­n third day i.e. (midnight of Mon/Tue).

Halts:  Kalyan, Igatpuri, Nasik Road, Bhusaval, Khandwa, Itarsi, Jabalpur, Katni, Satna, Manikpur, Chheoki, Varanasi, Aunrihar, Mau, Bhatni, Deoria Sadar

Composition: o­ne AC-2 tier, Four AC-3 tier, 6 Sleeper class and 7 General Second class

7) Lokmanya Tilak (T) – Manduadih (one way) weekly Specials (12)

Train No. 01087 Special will leave Lokmanya Tilak Terminus at 00.45 hrs o­n every Wednesday (midnight of Tue/Wed) from 5.4.2017 to 28.6.2017 (except 3.5.2017) (12 trips) and will arrive Manduadih at 04.45 next day.

Halts:  Kalyan, Igatpuri, Nasik Road, Bhusaval, Khandwa, Itarsi, Jabalpur, Katni, Satna, Manikpur, Allahabad, Gyanpur

Composition: o­ne AC-2 tier, Four AC-3 tier, 6 Sleeper class and 7 General Second class

8) Manduadih - Lokmanya Tilak (T) (one way) Superfast weekly Specials (12)

Train No. 02088 Special will leave Manduadih at 06.30 hrs o­n every Thursday from 6.4.2017 to 29.6.2017 (except 8.6.2017)(12 trips) and will arrive Lokmanya Tilak Terminus at 07.30 hrs next day.

Halts:  Gyanpur, Allahabad, Manikpur, Satna, Katni, Jabalpur, Itarsi, Khandwa, Bhusaval, Nasik Road, Igatpuri, Kalyan

Composition: o­ne AC-2 tier, Four AC-3 tier, 6 Sleeper class and 7 General Second class

9) TEACHER’S SPECIALS (2)

Train No. 01097 Fully Reserved Special train o­n special charges leaving Lokmanya Tilak Terminus o­n 3.5.2017 (with composition, halts and timings of Train No. 01087) and Train No. 02098 Fully reserved superfast special train o­n special charges leaving Manduadih o­n 8.6.2017 (with composition, halts and timings of Train No. 02088) will run as Teacher’s special trains.



Reservation: Bookingsfor 02171, 02111 AC Superfast weekly special trains o­n special charges and 01115 and 01087 Weekly Special trains o­n special charges will open from 24.2.2017 with Advance Reservation Period of 60 days.

Train No. 01177 and 01117 will run as unreserved special trains. General second class coaches of Train No. 01115 and 01087 will run as unreserved coaches and will be booked through UTS system.

Bookings for 01097 Ex LTT to Manduadih Fully reserved Teachers’ special train o­n special charges and 02098 Ex Manduadih to LTT Fully reserved superfast Teachers’ special train o­n special charges will be notified later.
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Special Trains between Hyderabad and Kakinada Port

South Central Railway will run two special trains between Hyderabad and Kakinada Port via., Guntur as detailed below.

Train No. 07001 Hyderabad – Kakinada Port special train will depart Hyderabad at

18:50 hrs on 3rd March, 2017 (Friday) arrive/depart Secunderabad at 19:15/19:20 hrs and arrive Kakinada Port at 05:45 hrs on the next day.

In the return direction, Train No. 07002 Kakinada Port - Hyderabad special train will depart Kakinada Port at 18:00 hrs on 5th March, 2017 (Sunday) arrive/depart Secunderabad at 06:00/06:05 hrs on the next day and arrive Hyderabad at 06:45 hrs.

Enroute, these special trains will also stop at Nalgonda, Miryalaguda, Piduguralla, Sattenapalli, Guntur, Vijayawada, Gudivada, Kaikaluru, Akividu, Bhimavaram Town, Tanuku, Nidadavolu, Rajahmundry, Samalkot and Kakinada Town stations in both the directions.

All these special trains will consist of 16 coaches viz., two AC III Tier, ten Sleeper Class, two General Second and two Second Class Luggage cum Brake Van Coaches.
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156 MORE 2017 SUMMER SPECIAL TRAINS FOR JAMMU TAWI, LUCKNOW, PATNA, GORAKHPUR & MANDUADIH

Central Railway will run 156 summer special trains o­n special charges between Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus / Lokmanya Tilak Terminus and Jammu Tawi / Lucknow/ Patna/ Gorakhpur/ Manduadih including 2 Teacher’s special trains between Lokmanya Tilak Terminus and Manduadih to clear the extra rush of passengers during Summer 2017.The details are as under:

1) CST Mumbai – Jammu Tawi – CST Mumbai AC Superfast weekly specials (26)

Train No. 02171 Special will leave Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai at 0645 hrs o­n every Friday from 7.4.2017 to 30.6.2017 (13 trips) and will arrive Jammu Tawi at 18.00 hrs next day.

Train No. 02172 Special will leave Jammu Tawi at 07.20 hrs o­n every Sunday from 9.4.2017 to 2.7.2017 and will arrive Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai at 18.00 hrs next day.

Halts:  Dadar, Kalyan, Igatpuri, Nasik Road, Bhusaval, Itarsi, Bhopal, Jhansi, Agra, New Delhi, Ambala Cantonment Jn., Ludhiana

Composition: 13 AC-3 Tier

2) CST Mumbai – Lucknow – CST Mumbai AC Superfast weekly specials (26)

Train No. 02111 Special will leave Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai at 14.20 hrs o­n every Tuesday from 4.4.2017 to 27.6.2017 (13 trips) and will arrive Lucknow at 13.10 hrs next day.

Train No. 02112 Special will leave Lucknow at 15.00 hrs o­n every Wednesday from 5.4.2017 to 28.6.2017 (13 trips) and will arrive Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai at 16.25 hrs next day.

Halts:  Kalyan, Igatpuri, Bhusaval, Itarsi, Bhopal, Jhansi, Orai, Kanpur

Composition: 13 AC-3 Tier


3) CST Mumbai – Patna (one way) Weekly Unreserved Specials (13)

Train No. 01177 Special will leave Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai at 00.20 hrs o­n every Monday (midnight of Sun/Mon) from 3.4.2017 to 26.6.2017 (13 trips) and will arrive Patna at 08.00 hrs next day.

Halts:  Dadar, Kalyan, Igatpuri, Nasik Road, Jalgaon, Bhusaval, Khandwa, Itarsi, Jabalpur, Katni, Satna, Manikpur, Chheoki, Mughalsarai, Buxar, Ara, Danapur.

Composition: 20 Second Class


4) Patna - CST Mumbai (one way) Weekly Superfast Specials (13)

Train No. 02054 Special will leave Patna at 10.00 hrs o­n every Tuesday from 4.4.2017 to 27.6.2017 (13 trips) and will arrive Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai at 16.30 hrs next day.

Halts:  Danapur, Ara, Buxar, Mughalsarai, Chheoki, Manikpur, Satna, Katni, Jabalpur, Itarsi, Khandwa, Jalgaon, Nasik Road, Igatpuri, Kalyan, Dadar

Composition: 20 Second Class



5) Lokmanya Tilak (T) – Gorakhpur – Lomanya Tilak (T) weekly Unreserved Specials (26)

Train No. 01117 Special will leave Lokmanya Tilak Terminus at 07.50 hrs o­n every Tuesday from 4.4.2017 to 27.6.2017 (13 trips) and will arrive Gorakhpur at 16.00 hrs next day.

Train No. 01118 Special will leave Gorakhpur at 05.00 hrs o­n every Thursday from 6.4.2017 to 29.6.2017 (13 trips) and will arrive Lokmanya Tilak Terminus at 16.55 hrs next day.

Halts:  Kalyan, Igatpuri, Nasik Road, Bhusaval, Khandwa, Itarsi, Jabalpur, Katni, Satna, Manikpur, Allahabad, Gyanpur, Varanasi, Aunrihar, Mau, Bhatni, Deoria Sadar

Composition: 20 Second class

6) Lokmanya Tilak (T) – Gorakhpur – Lomanya Tilak (T) weekly Specials (26)

Train No. 01115 Special will leave Lokmanya Tilak Terminus at 00.45 hrs o­n every Saturday (midnight of Fri/Sat) from 1.4.2017 to 24.6.2017 (13 trips) and will arrive Gorakhpur at 10.50 hrs next day.

Train No. 01116 Special will leave Gorakhpur at 14.00 hrs o­n every Sunday from 2.4.2017 to 25.6.2017 (13 trips) and will arrive Lokmanya Tilak Terminus at 00.20 hrs o­n third day i.e. (midnight of Mon/Tue).

Halts:  Kalyan, Igatpuri, Nasik Road, Bhusaval, Khandwa, Itarsi, Jabalpur, Katni, Satna, Manikpur, Chheoki, Varanasi, Aunrihar, Mau, Bhatni, Deoria Sadar

Composition: o­ne AC-2 tier, Four AC-3 tier, 6 Sleeper class and 7 General Second class

7) Lokmanya Tilak (T) – Manduadih (one way) weekly Specials (12)

Train No. 01087 Special will leave Lokmanya Tilak Terminus at 00.45 hrs o­n every Wednesday (midnight of Tue/Wed) from 5.4.2017 to 28.6.2017 (except 3.5.2017) (12 trips) and will arrive Manduadih at 04.45 next day.

Halts:  Kalyan, Igatpuri, Nasik Road, Bhusaval, Khandwa, Itarsi, Jabalpur, Katni, Satna, Manikpur, Allahabad, Gyanpur

Composition: o­ne AC-2 tier, Four AC-3 tier, 6 Sleeper class and 7 General Second class

8) Manduadih - Lokmanya Tilak (T) (one way) Superfast weekly Specials (12)

Train No. 02088 Special will leave Manduadih at 06.30 hrs o­n every Thursday from 6.4.2017 to 29.6.2017 (except 8.6.2017)(12 trips) and will arrive Lokmanya Tilak Terminus at 07.30 hrs next day.

Halts:  Gyanpur, Allahabad, Manikpur, Satna, Katni, Jabalpur, Itarsi, Khandwa, Bhusaval, Nasik Road, Igatpuri, Kalyan

Composition: o­ne AC-2 tier, Four AC-3 tier, 6 Sleeper class and 7 General Second class

9) TEACHER’S SPECIALS (2)

Train No. 01097 Fully Reserved Special train o­n special charges leaving Lokmanya Tilak Terminus o­n 3.5.2017 (with composition, halts and timings of Train No. 01087) and Train No. 02098 Fully reserved superfast special train o­n special charges leaving Manduadih o­n 8.6.2017 (with composition, halts and timings of Train No. 02088) will run as Teacher’s special trains.



Reservation: Bookingsfor 02171, 02111 AC Superfast weekly special trains o­n special charges and 01115 and 01087 Weekly Special trains o­n special charges will open from 24.2.2017 with Advance Reservation Period of 60 days.

Train No. 01177 and 01117 will run as unreserved special trains. General second class coaches of Train No. 01115 and 01087 will run as unreserved coaches and will be booked through UTS system.

Bookings for 01097 Ex LTT to Manduadih Fully reserved Teachers’ special train o­n special charges and 02098 Ex Manduadih to LTT Fully reserved superfast Teachers’ special train o­n special charges will be notified later.
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24 Weekly Summer Special Trains between Sainagar Shirdi and Okha

Central Railway will run 24 Weekly Summer Special trains between Sainagar Shirdi and Okha to clear the extra rush of passengers during summer season. The details are as under:


Train No. 09563 weekly special train will leave Sainagar Shirdi at 22.25 hrs o­n every Wednesday from 12.4.2017 to 28.6.2017(12 Trips) and arrive Okha at 22.00 hrs next  day.

Train No. 09564 weekly special train will leave Okha at 18.00 hrs o­n every Tuesday from 11.4.2017 to 27.6.2017 (12 trips) and arrive Sainagar Shirdi at 20.00 hrs o­n next day.


Halts: Kopargaon, Manmad, Nasik Road, Igatpuri, Kalyan, Vasai Road, Vapi, Surat, Vadodara, Anand, Nadiad, Ahmedabad, Viramgaon, Surendranagar, Wankaner, Rajkot, Hapa, Jamnagar, Khambalia and Dwaraka

Composition: o­ne AC-2 Tier, o­ne AC-3 tier, 8 Sleeper Class, 2 General second class and 2 General second class cum Guards’ brake van.

Reservation:  Bookings for Special Train 09563on special charges will open from 25.2.2017 as per 60 day Advance Reservation Period.  2 General Second Class and 2 General Second Class cum Guards’ brake van will run as unreserved coaches.
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AUGMENTATION OF ONE ADDITIONAL AC – 3TIER COACH EACH IN KAMAKHYA AND GUWAHATI EXPRESS

Railways have decided to attach o­ne additional AC – 3Tier coach by Train No. 12519/12520 Lokmanya Tilak Terminus – Kamakhya Express and 15645/15646 Lokmanya Tilak Terminus – Guwahati Express o­n permanent basis for the convenience of passengers.  The details as under: -

Train No. 12519 / 12520 Lokmanya Tilak Terminus – Kamakhya Expresswill be augmented by o­ne additional AC – 3Tier coach w.e.f. 26.2.2017 Ex Lokmanya Tilak Terminus and w.e.f. 23.2.2017 Ex Kamakhya.

Train No. 15645 / 15646 Lokmanya Tilak Terminus - Guwahati Express will be augmented by o­ne additional AC – 3Tier coach w.e.f. 1.3.2017 Ex Lokmanya Tilak Terminus and w.e.f. 26.2.2017 Ex Guwahati.
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8 SPECIAL TRAINS FOR ANGANEWADI MELA BETWEEN CST/LTT-SAWANTWADI ROAD

Central Railway has decided to run 8 Fully Reserved special trains o­n special charges between Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus / Lokmanya Tilak Terminus and Sawantwadi to clear the extra rush of passengers during Anganewadi Mela.The details are as under:

A) Lokmanya Tilak Terminus – Sawantwadi Road specials (2)

Train No. 01161 Special will leave Lokmanya Tilak Terminus at 05.33 hrs o­n 28.2.2017 (Tuesday) and will arrive Sawantwadi Road at 15.00 hrs same day.

Train No. 01162 Special will leave Sawantwadi Road at 17.00 hrs o­n 28.2.2017 (Tuesday) and will arrive Lokmanya Tilak Terminus at 03.25 hrs next day.

Halts: Thane, Panvel, Roha, Khed, Chiplun, Ratnagiri, Rajapur Road, Vaibhavwadi Road, Kankavali, Sindhudurg and Kudal.

Composition: o­ne AC chair car, 13 Second class Chair Cars.

B) Lokmanya Tilak Terminus – Sawantwadi Road specials (2)

Train No. 01163 Special will leave Lokmanya Tilak Terminus at 07.50 hrs o­n 1.3.2017 (Wednesday) and will arrive Sawantwadi Road at 19.20 hrs same day.

Train No. 01164 Special will leave Sawantwadi Road at 17.00 hrs o­n 2.3.2017 (Thursday) and will arrive Lokmanya Tilak Terminus at 03.25 hrs next day.

Halts: Thane, Panvel, Roha, Khed, Chiplun, Ratnagiri, Rajapur Road, Nandgaon, Kankavali, Sindhudurg and Kudal.

Composition: o­ne AC chair car, 13 Second class Chair Cars.


C) Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai – Sawantwadi Road specials (2)

Train No. 01157 Special will leave Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai at 00.20 hrs o­n 1.3.2017 (midnight of Tue/Wed) and will arrive Sawantwadi Road at 10.00 hrs same day.

Train No. 01158 Special will leave Sawantwadi Road at 11.15 hrs o­n 1.3.2017 (Wednesday) and will arrive Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai at 22.45 hrs same day.

Halts: Dadar, Thane, Panvel, Roha, Chiplun, Ratnagiri, Rajapur Road, Vaibhavwadi Road, Kankavali, Sindhudurg and Kudal.

Composition: o­ne AC-2 Tier, Two AC-3 Tier, 4 Sleeper Class, 9 Second Class.


D) Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai – Sawantwadi Road specials (2)

Train No. 01159 Special will leave Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai at 00.20 hrs o­n 2.3.2017 (midnight of Wed/Thu) and will arrive Sawantwadi Road at 12.00 hrs same day.

Train No. 01160 Special will leave Sawantwadi Road at 07.10 hrs o­n 3.3.2017 (Friday) and will arrive Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai at 17.15 hrs same day.

Halts: Dadar, Thane, Panvel, Roha, Khed, Chiplun, Ratnagiri, Rajapur Road, Nandgaon, Kankavali, Sindhudurg and Kudal.

Composition: o­ne AC-2 Tier, Two AC-3 Tier, 4 Sleeper Class, 9 Second Class.


Reservation: Bookingsfor fully Reserved Specials leaving from Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus / Lokmanya Tilak Terminus will open from 26.2.2017 o­n Special charges.
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Central Railway Mega Block on Main line and Harbour line o­n 26.02.2017

Central Railway will operate Mega Block on Main line and Harbour line for carrying out maintenance work o­n 26.02.2017

KALYAN - THANE UP SLOW LINE FROM 11.15 AM TO 4.15 PM.



Up Slow and semi-fast line services leaving Kalyan from 10.47 am to 4.14 pm will be diverted o­n Up fast line between Kalyan and Mulund stations and further rediverted o­n proper Up slow line from Mulund station.

Up slow line services will not be available at Thakurli, Kopar, Mumbra and Kalva stations. Passengers of these stations are permitted to travel via Thane, Diva, Dombivali and Kalyan stations.



All Dn fast line services leaving Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus from 10.08 am to 2.42 pm will halt at Ghatkopar, Vikhroli, Bhandup, Mulund and Diva stations in addition to their respective scheduled halts and arrive destination 15 minutes behind schedule.

Up fast line services leaving Kalyan from 10.28 am to 3.08 pm will halt at Diva, Mulund, Bhandup, Vikhroli, Ghatkopar and Kurla stations in addition to their respective scheduled halts and arrive destination 15 minutes behind schedule.

All slow locals arriving and leaving Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus between 12.00 noon to 5.00 pm will arrive destination 10 minutes behind schedule.

CSTM - CHUNABHATTI / MAHIM DN HARBOUR LINE FROM 11.40 AM TO 4.40 PM

CHUNABHATTI / MAHIM – CSTM UP HARBOUR LINE FROM 11.10 AM TO 4.10 PM

All Dn Harbour line services to Vashi / Belapur /Panvel leaving Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai from 11.21 am to 4.39 pm and Up Harbour line services for Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai leaving Panvel/Belapur/Vashi from 9.52 am to 3.26 pm will remain suspended.

All Dn Harbour line services to Bandra / Andheri leaving Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai from 10.38 am to 4.43 pm and Up harbour line services for Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai leaving Bandra / Andheri from 10.44 am to 4.13 pm will remain suspended.

However, Special services will be run between Panvel and Kurla (Platform No.8) during the block period.

Harbour line passengers are permitted to travel via Main Line and Western Railway from 10.00 am to 6.00 pm.
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NIGHT BLOCK ON SLOW LINES BETWEENMUMBAI CENTRAL AND SANTACRUZ STATIONS DURING MIDNIGHT OF 25TH & 26TH FEBRUARY, 2017

To carry out maintenance work of track, signalling & overhead equipments, five hours jumbo block will be taken between Mumbai Central and Santacruz stations during midnight from 00.00 hrs to 05.00 hrs between Saturday, 25th February, 2017 & Sunday, 26th February, 2017 o­n UP & DOWN slow lines.

          During the block period, all UP & DOWN slow trains will run o­n UP & DOWN fast lines between Mumbai Central and Santacruz stations. These diverted trains will not halt at Mahalaxmi, Lower Parel, Elphinstone Road & Matunga Road for want of platform. All DOWN slow trains will take double halt at Lower Parel, Mahim Jn. & Khar Road and all UP slow trains will take double halt at Khar Road & Mahim Jn.

Due to the block, there will be no local train services to and from Mahalaxmi, Elphinstone Rd & Matunga Rd stations and in UP direction there will be no local train services at Lower Parel station from 00.00 to 05.00 hrs.
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190 summer special trains to various routes, New Jalpaiguri – Kolkata, Sealdah – Lokmanya Tilak Terminus, Howrah – New Coochbehar, Kolkata – Chhpra – Asansol, Kolkata – Raxaul – Asansol, Asansol – Patna, Howrah – New Jalpaiguri, Sealdah – Kamakhya , Malda – Haridwar & Howrah-Jammu Tawi

summer season, Eastern Railway will run 190 summer special trains to various routes, vizNew Jalpaiguri – Kolkata, Sealdah – Lokmanya Tilak Terminus,  Howrah – New Coochbehar, Kolkata – Chhpra – Asansol, Kolkata – Raxaul – Asansol, Asansol – Patna, Howrah – New Jalpaiguri, Sealdah – Kamakhya , Malda – Haridwar & Howrah-Jammu Tawi.

 26 weekly summer specials will run between New Jalpaiguri & Kolkata, leaving New Jalpaiguri o­n every Saturday between April 1 & June 24, 2017 and Kolkata o­n everySunday between April 2 & June 25, 2017. The up train 05246 will leave Kolkata station o­n 23.20 hrs and reach New Jalpaiguri at 12.00 hrs the next day. The down train 05245 will leave New Jalpaiguri at 21.15 hrs and reach Kolkata at 7.45 hrs the next day.

 22 weekly Summer Specials (02255/02256) will be run between Sealdah & Lokmanya Tilak Terminus . 02255 will leave Sealdah o­n every Sunday at 17.30 hrs between April 16 & June 25, 2017 and reach Lokmanya Tilak Terminus at 23.45 hrs the next day. The down train (02256) will leave Lokmanya Tilak Terminus at 13.20 hrs o­n every Tuesday between April 18 & June 27, 2017 and reach Sealdah at 20.40 hrs. the next day.

26 weekly Summer Specials will be run between Howrah & New Coochbehar . The Up Special (03059) will leave Howrah station at 00.10 hrs o­n Wednesday between April 5 & June 28, 2017 and reach New Coochbehar at 13.30 hrs the same day. The down train (03060) will leave New Coochbehar at 21.00 hrs o­n Wednesday between April 5 & June 28, 2017 and reach Howrah at 10.45 hrs. the next day.

20 Summer Special trains (03135/03136) will be run between Kolkata-Chhapra-Asansol . 03135 will leave Kolkata station o­n Mondays at 20.05 hrs. from 10.04.2017 to 12.06.2017 and reach Chhapra at 10.00 hrs. o­n the next day. 03136 will leave Chhapra o­n Tuesdays at 13.00 hr. from 11.4.2017 to 13.6.2017 and terminate at Asansol at 01.10 hrs. o­n the next day.
20 Weekly Summer Special (03043/03044) will be run  between Howrah-Raxaul-Asansol. 03043 will leave Howrah o­n Fridays at 15.00 hrs. from 7.4.2017 to 9.6.2017 and reach Raxaul at 10.00 hrs. o­n the next day. 03044 will leave Raxaul at 12.00 hrs. o­n Saturdays from 8.4.2017 to 10.6.2017 and terminate at Asansol at 23.45 hrs. o­n the same day.
8 Asansol-Patna Weekly Summer Special  (03511/03512) will be run leaving Asansol & Patna o­n Sundays from 14.05.2017 to 4.6.2017 at 7.15 hrs. & 15.10 hrs. respectively and reach Patna Jn. & Asansol at 14.00 hrs. & 22.00 hrs. respectively o­n the same day.
26  Weekly Superfast Summer Special trains will be run between Sealdah-Kamakhya- Sealdah via Raninagar, Jalpaiguri. 02261 will leave Sealdah o­n Fridays from 7.4.2017 to 30.6.2017 at 23.55 hrs. and reach Kamakhya at 18.35 hrs. o­n the next day. 02262 will leave Kamakhya o­n Saturdays from 8.4.2017 at 20.10 hrs. and reach Sealdah at 12.35 hrs. o­n the next day.
20 Weekly Summer Special trains will be run between Malda & Haridwar.  03427 will leave Malda o­n Mondays from 24.4.2017 to 26.6.2017 at 9.05 hrs. and 03428 will leave Haridwar o­n Tuesdays from 25.4.2017 to 27.6.2017 at 16.05 hrs.
 SUVIDHA SPECIALS
In addition to these, Eastern Railway will run 10 weekly Suvidha  Express trains (82305/82306) between Howrah & New Jalpaiguri. 82305 will leave Howrah o­n Wednesdays from 10.5.2017 to 7.6.2017 at 23.55 hrs. and reach New Jalpaiguri at 10.10 hrs. o­n the next day. 82306 will leave New Jalpaiguri o­n Thursdays from 11.5.2017 to 8.6.2017 at 12.35 hrs. and reach Howrah at 22.50 hrs. o­n the same day.
12 Weekly Suvidha Express (82303/82304) will also be run between bewteen Howrah & Jammu Tawi. 82303 will leave Howrah at 23:55 hrs. o­n Thursdays from 11.5.2017 to 15.6.2017 and reach Jammu Tawi at 15:00 hrs. o­n Saturdays. In return journey, 82304 will  leave Jammu Tawi at 20:10 hrs. o­n Saturdays from 13.5.2017 to 17.6.2017 and will arrive at Howrah station at 6:30 hrs. o­n Mondays.
Booking started for Up direction journey by these special trains .

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Holi Festival 2017 special trains between Howrah – Muzaffarpur and Sealdah-Kamakhya

To clear the rush of passengers, Eastern Railway will run 3 pairs of special trains during Holi Festival 2017. Out of 3 pairs of Holi Specials, 2 pairs will run between Howrah – Muzaffarpur and 1 pair between Sealdah-Kamakhya.

Howrah-Muzaffarpur Holi Special will leave Howrah o­n every Sunday on March 19 & 26, 2017 and Muzaffarpur o­n March 18 & 25, 2017. 05227 Howrah-Muzaffarpur Holi Special will leave Howrah at 6.00 hrs. and reach Muzaffarpur at 18.30 hrs. the same day. 05228 Muzaffarpur-Howrah Holi Special will leave Muzaffarpur at 14.50 hrs. and reach Howrah at 3.00 hrs. the next day. The train will have General Second Class, Sleeper Class and Air-Conditioned coaches.

02261 Sealdah-Kamakhya Holi Special will leave Sealdah on Friday on 10.3.2017 at 23.55 hrs. and reach Kamakhya at 18.35 hrs. the next day. 02262 Kamakhya-Sealdah Holi Special will leave Kamakhya o­n 11.3.2017 at 20.10 hrs. and reach Sealdah at 12.35 hrs. the next day. The train will have Air-Conditioned coaches.
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SUVIDHA SPECIAL TRAINS FROM CHENNAI


1.Suvidha special train from Ernakulam to Howrah

Train No.82802 Ernakulam – Howrah Suvidha special train will leave Ernakulam at 08.50 hrs. o­n 7th March, 2017 and reach Howrah at 23.00 hrs. the next day.

Composition:AC 3-tier – 8, Sleeper Class – 8& Luggage-cum-brake van – 2 coaches.

Stoppages:Aluva, Thrissur, Palakkad, Coimbatore, Erode, Jolarpettai, Katpadi, Renigunta, Nellore, o­ngole, Vijayawada, Eluru, Rajahmundry, Visakhapatnam, Brahmapur, Khurda Road, Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Bhadrak and Kharagpur.

2.Suvidha special trains between Chennai Egmore - Tirunelveli

Train No.82601 Chennai Egmore – Tirunelveli Suvidha special train will leave Chennai Egmore at 21.05 hrs. o­n 10th, 17th, 24th & 31st March, 2017 and reach Tirunelveli at 10.45 hrs. the next day.

Train No.82602 Tirunelveli – Chennai Egmore Suvidha special train will leave Tirunelveli at 14.45 hrs. o­n 12th, 19th, 26th March, 2017 & 2nd April 2017 and reach Chennai Egmore at 03.45 hrs. the next day.

Composition:AC 2-tier – 1, AC 3-tier – 2, Sleeper Class – 12 & Luggage-cum-brake van – 2 coaches.

Stoppages:Tambaram, Chengalpattu, Villupuram, Vriddhachalam, Tiruchchirappalli, Dindigul, Kodaikkanal Road, Madurai, Virudhunagar, Sattur and Kovilpatti.

Train No.82602 Tirunelveli – Chennai Egmore Suvidha special train will stop at Mambalam also.

3.Suvidha special trains between Chennai Central and Ernakulam Jn.

Train No.82631 Chennai Central – Ernakulam Jn. Suvidha special train will leave Chennai Central at 22.30 hrs. o­n 10th, 17th, 24th & 31st March 2017 and reach Ernakulam at 10.45 hrs. the next day.

Train No.82632 Ernakulam Jn. – Chennai Central Suvidha special train will leave Ernakulam Jn. at 19.00 hrs. o­n 12th, 19th, 26th March 2017 and 2nd April 2017 and reach Chennai Central at 07.20 hrs. the next day.

Composition:AC 2-tier – 1, AC 3-tier – 2, Sleeper Class – 12 & Luggage-cum-brake van – 2 coaches.

Stoppages:Katpadi, Jolarpettai, Salem, Erode, Tiruppur, Coimbatore, Palakkad, Thrissur and Aluva.

Train No.82631 Chennai Central – Ernakulam Jn. Suvidha Special train will stop at Ernakulam Town also.

Train No.82632 Ernakulam Jn. – Chennai Central Suvidha Special train will stop at Perambur also.

Advance reservations for the above trains will commence o­n 24.02.2017
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Train No.06336 Kochuveli – Guwahati cancelled o­n 26-02-2017 and Train No.06335 Guwahati – Kochuveli cancelled o­n 01-03-2017

Train No.06336 Kochuveli – Guwahati Special fare special scheduled to leave Kochuveli at 12.00 hrs. o­n 26-02-2017 is cancelled due to the operations reasons.
Train No.06335 Guwahati – Kochuveli Special fare special scheduled to leave Guwahati at 23.25 hrs. o­n 01-03-2017 is cancelled due to the operations reasons.

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RESERVED TICKET HOLDERS TRAVELLING BY SUBURBAN TRAINS CHENNAI

All passengers holding a higher class of ticket, including reserved ticket are permitted to travel in suburban trains, between Tambaram – Chennai Egmore and Arakkonam – Chennai Central subject to the condition that destination station of the higher class ticket is beyond the destination of the suburban journey.
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2017 SUMMER SPECIAL TRAINS FROM CHENNAI



The following special trains will be run to clear the extra rush of passengers during the ensuing summer season.




1. Special fare special trains between Chennai Central and Kollam (via. Ernakulam Jn. & Alapuzha)

Train No.06037 Chennai Central – Kollam Special fare special train will leave Chennai Central at 16.30 hrs. o­n 6th, 20th & 27th April 2017 (Thursdays) and reach Kollam at 05.35 hrs. the next day.

Train No.06038 Kollam – Chennai Central Special Fare special train will leave Kollam at 12.55 hrs. o­n 7th, 14th, 21st& 28th April 2017 (Fridays) and reach Chennai Central at 04.55 hrs. the next day.

Composition: First AC– 1, AC 2-tier – 3, AC 3-tier – 3, Sleeper Class – 12, General Second Class - 2 & Luggage-cum-brake van – 2 coaches.

Stoppages: Katpadi, Salem, Erode, Coimbatore, Palakkad, Thrissur, Ernakulam Jn. and Alapuzha. Train No.06038 Kollam – Chennai Central Special fare special train will stop at Perambur also.




2. Suvidha special train from Nagercoil to Chennai Egmore

Special fare special train from Chennai Egmore to Nagercoil

(via. Tirunelveli, Madurai, Tiruchchirappalli, Mayiladuthurai, Villupuram)

Train No.82608 Nagercoil – Chennai Egmore Suvidha Special train will leave Nagercoil at 17.05 hrs. o­n 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th April 2017, 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th May 2017, 4th, 11th, 18th & 25th June 2017 (Sundays) and reach Chennai Egmore at 07.20 hrs. the next day.

Train No.06040 Chennai Egmore – Nagercoil Special fare special train will leave Chennai Egmore at 11.10 hrs. o­n 3rd, 10th, 17th & 24th April 2017 (Mondays) and reach Nagercoil at 04.15 hrs. the next day.

Composition: AC 2-tier – 1, AC 3-tier – 3, Sleeper Class – 13, General Second Class – 3 & Luggage-cum-brake van – 2 coaches.

Stoppages: Tirunelveli, Sattur, Virudunagar, Madurai, Dindigul, Tiruchchirappalli, Thanjavur, Kumbakonam, Mayiladuthurai, Chidambaram, Tiruppadiripuliyur, Villupuram, Chengalpattu and Tambaram.

Train No.82608 Nagercoil – Chennai Egmore Suvidha Special train will stop at Mambalam also.




3. Suvidha Special trains between Chennai Central and Ernakulam Jn.

Train No.82631 Chennai Central – Ernakulam Jn. Suvidha special train will leave Chennai Central at 22.30 hrs. o­n 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th April 2017, 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th May 2017, 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd & 30th June 2017 (Fridays) and reach Ernakulam Jn. at 10.45 hrs. the next day.

Train No.82632 Ernakulam Jn. – Chennai Central Suvidha special train will leave Ernakulam Jn. at 19.00 hrs. o­n 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th April, 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th May 2017, 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th June 2017 and 2nd July 2017 (Sundays) and reach Chennai Central at 07.20 hrs. the next day.

Composition: AC 2-tier – 1, AC 3-tier – 2, Sleeper Class – 12 & Luggage-cum-brake van – 2 coaches.

Stoppages: Katpadi, Jolarpettai, Salem, Erode, Tiruppur, Coimbatore, Palakkad, Thrissur and Aluva.

Train No.82631 Chennai Central – Ernakulam Jn. Suvidha Special train will stop at Ernakulam Town also.

Train No.82632 Ernakulam Jn. – Chennai Central fare special train will stop at Perambur also.

4. Special fare special trains (Weekly) between Chennai Egmore and Tuticorin

Train No.06029 Chennai Egmore – Tuticorin Special fare special train will leave Chennai Egmore at 21.05 hrs. o­n 3rd,10th, 17th & 24th April 2017 (Mondays) and reach Tuticorin at 10.45 hrs. the next day.

Train No.06030 Tuticorin – Chennai Egmore Special Fare special train will leave Tuticorin at 17.35 hrs. o­n 4th, 11th, 18th & 25th April 2017 (Tuesdays) and reach Chennai Egmore at 05.45 hrs. the next day.

Composition: AC 2-tier – 1, AC 3-tier – 2, Sleeper Class – 12 & Luggage-cum-brake van – 2 coaches.

Stoppages: Tambaram, Chengalpattu, Villupuram, Vriddhachalam, Tiruchchirappalli, Dindigul, Kodaikkanal Road, Madurai, Virudhunagar, Sattur, Kovilpatti and Vanchi Maniyachchi.

Train No.06030 Tuticorin – Chennai Egmore Special fare special train will stop at Mambalam also.

5. Special fare special trains between Chennai Egmore and Sengottai

Train No.06003 Chennai Egmore – Sengottai Special fare special train will leave Chennai Egmore at 21.05 hrs. o­n 5th, 12th, 19th & 26th April 2017 (Wednesdays) and reach Sengottai at 10.15 hrs. the next day.

Train No.06004 Sengottai – Chennai Egmore Special fare special train will leave Sengottai at 14.20 hrs. o­n 6th, 13th, 20th & 27th April 2017 (Thursdays) and reach Chennai Egmore at 03.45 hrs. the next day.

Composition: AC 2-tier – 1, AC 3-tier – 2, Sleeper Class – 12 & Luggage-cum-brake van – 2 coaches.

Stoppages: Tambaram, Chengalpattu, Villupuram, Vriddhachalam, Tiruchchirappalli, Dindigul, Kodaikkanal Road, Madurai, Virudhunagar, Sivakasi, Srivilliputtur, Rajapalayam, Sankarankovil and Tenkasi.

Train No.06004 Sengottai – Chennai Egmore Special fare special train will stop at Mambalam also.

6. Suvidha special trains between Chennai Egmore and Tirunelveli

Train No.82601 Chennai Egmore – Tirunelveli Suvidha Special train will leave Chennai Egmore at 21.05 hrs. o­n 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th April 2017, 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th May 2017, 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd & 30th June 2017 (Fridays) and reach Tirunelveli at 10.45 hrs. the next day.

Train No.82602 Tirunelveli – Chennai Egmore Suvidha Special train will leave Tirunelveli at 14.45 hrs. o­n 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th April 2017, 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th May 2017, 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th June 2017 and 2nd July 2017 (Sundays) and reach Chennai Egmore at 03.45 hrs. the next day.

Composition: AC 2-tier – 1, AC 3-tier – 2, Sleeper Class – 12 & Luggage-cum-brake van – 2 coaches.

Stoppages: Tambaram, Chengalpattu, Villupuram, Vriddhachalam, Tiruchchirappalli, Dindigul, Kodaikkanal Road, Madurai, Virudhunagar, Sattur and Kovilpatti. Train No.82602 Tirunelveli – Chennai Egmore Suvidha Special train will stop at Mambalam also.

7. Special fare special train from Kochuveli to Hyderabad

Train No.07116 Kochuveli – Hyderabad Special fare special train will leave Kochuveli at 20.15 hrs. o­n 3rd, 10th, 17th & 24th April 2017 (Mondays) and reach Hyderabad at 03.30 hrs. o­n Wednesdays.

Composition: AC 2-tier – 1, AC 3-tier – 2, Sleeper Class – 10 & Luggage-cum-brake van – 2 coaches.

Stoppages: Kollam, Kayankulam, Chengannur, Tiruvalla, Kottayam, Ernakulam Town, Aluva, Thrissur, Ottapalam, Palakkad, Coimbatore, Tiruppur, Erode, Salem, Jolarpettai, Vaniyambadi, Ambur, Katpadi, Chittoor, Tirupati, Renigunta, Gudur, Nellore, o­ngole, Tenali, Guntur, Piduguralla, Nalgonda and Secunderabad.

8. Special fare special train from Villupuram to Visakhapatnam (via Chennai Egmore)

Train No.08354 Villupuram – Visakhapatnam Special Fare special train will leave Villupuram at 20.30 hrs. o­n 2nd, 4th, 6th, 9th, 11th, 13th, 16th, 18th, 20th, 23rd, 25th, 27th & 30th April 2017 and reach Visakhapatnam at 15.15 hrs. the next day.

Composition: AC 2-tier -1, AC 3-tier – 1, Sleeper Class – 8, General Second Class – 6 & Luggage-cum-brake van –2 coaches.

Stoppages: Chengalpattu, Tambaram, Chennai Egmore, Sulurpetta, Gudur, Nellore, Kavali, o­ngole, Tenali, Vijayawada, Eluru, Rajahmundry, Samalkot, Tuni and Duvvada.

9. Special fare special train from Kochuveli to Hazrat Nizamuddin

Train No.04425 Kochuveli – Hazrat Nizamuddin special fare special train will leave Kochuveli at 23.00 hrs. o­n 3rd, 10th, 17th & 24th April 2017 (Mondays) and reach Hazrat Nizamuddin at 03.00 hrs. o­n Thursdays.

Composition: AC First Class – 1, AC 2-tier – 5, AC 3-tier – 11 coaches.

Stoppages: Kollam, Kayankulam, Chengannur, Tiruvalla, Kottayam, Ernakulam Town, Aluva, Thrissur, Palakkad, Coimbatore, Tiruppur, Erode, Salem, Jolarpettai, Katpadi, Renigunta, Nellore, o­ngole, Chirala, Vijayawada, Khammam, Warangal, Ramagundam, Balharshah, Nagpur, Bhopal, Jhansi, Gwalior, Agra Cantonment and Mathura.

10. Special fare special train between Tirunelveli and Gandhidham

Train No.09457 Tirunelveli – Gandhidham Special fare special train will leave Tirunelveli. at 07.45 hrs. o­n 13th, 20th & 27th April 2017 (Thursdays) and reach Gandhidham at 04.30 hrs. o­n Saturdays .

Composition: AC 2-tier – 1, AC 3-tier – 5, Sleeper Class – 6, General Second Class – 2 & Luggage-cum-brake van –2 coaches.

Stoppages: Valliyur, Nagercoil Town, Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Alapuzha, Ernakulam Jn., Thrissur, Shoranur Jn., Tirur, Kozhikkode, Kannur, Kasargod, Mangalore Jn., Udupi, Kumta, Karwar, Madgaon, Karmali, Sindhudurg, Ratnagiri, Chiplun, Roha, Panvel, Vasai Road, Vapi, Surat, Vadodara, Anand, Nadia, Ahmedabad, Viramgam, Dhrangadhra, Samahiali and Bhachau.
Advance reservations for the above trains will commence o­n 24.2.2017.

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