Tuesday, 27 June 2017

36 Weekly Special Trains between Yesvantpur – Visakhapatnam and Yesvantpur – Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra

36 weekly tatkal and Suvidha express special trains between Yesvantpur - Visakhapatnamand Yesvantpur – Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katrawill be run as detailed below:-

1.Train No.06579/06580 Yesvantpur – Visakhapatnam – Yesvantpur Weekly Tatkal Express Special (08 Services):
Train No. 06579 Yesvantpur - Visakhapatnam Weekly Tatkal special train will depart Yesvantpur at 18:35 hrs o­n 7th, 14th, 21st and 28th July, 2017 (Fridays) and arrive Visakhapatnam at 14:35 hrs o­n the next day.
In the return direction, Train No. 06580 Visakhapatnam - Yesvantpur Weekly Tatkal special train will depart Visakhapatnam at 13:45 hrs o­n 9th, 16th, 23rd and 30th July, 2017 (Sundays) and arrive Yesvantpur at 09:05 hrs o­n the next day.
Enroute, these tatkal special trains will stop at Banasavadi, Krishnarajapuram, Whitefield, Bangarpet, Kuppam, Jollarpettai, Katpadi, Renigunta, Gudur, Nellore, o­ngole, Chirala, Tenali, Vijayawada, Eluru, Rajahmundry, Samalkot, Anakapalle and Duvvada stations in both the directions.
These special trains will consist of 13 coaches viz., o­ne AC II Tier, two AC III Tier, eight Sleeper Class and two Luggage cum Brake Van coaches.
2.Train No.82651/82652 Yesvantpur – Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra – Yesvantpur Weekly SuvidhaSpecial (28 Services):

Train No. 82651 Yesvantpur - Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra Suvidha Weekly Special Train will depart Yesvantpur at 11:30 hrs o­n 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th July, 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th August, 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rdand 30th September, 2017 (Saturdays), arrive/depart Secunderabad at 04:00/04:10 hrs o­n the next day and arrive Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra at 20:25 hrs o­n Mondays.


In the return direction, Train No. 82652Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra - YesvantpurSuvidha Weekly Special Train will depart Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra at 05:40 hrs o­n 4th,11th, 18th, 25th July, 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th August, 5th, 12th, 19th, 26thSeptember and 3rdOctober 2017 (Tuesdays),arrive/depart Secunderabad at 19:25/19:35 hrs o­n the next day and arrive Yesvantpur at 15:00 hrs o­n Thursdays.


Enroute these special trains will also stop at Tumakuru, Arsikere, Chikjajur, Chitradurga, Ballari, Guntakal, Mantralayam Rd, Raichur, Yadgir, Kazipet, Balharshah, Nagpur, Habibgunj, Jhansi, New Delhi, Ambala, Ludhiana and Jammu Tawi stations in both the directions.


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Partial Cancellation/Diversion /Regulation of Trains on alternate days from 25.6.2017 to 22.10.2017 Due To Traffic Block on Old Yamuna Bridge


Due to replacement of Corroded Deck Plates and special repairs of Sway/Portal members of girders of bridge No. 249 (Old Yamuna Bridge) o­n Delhi- Delhi Shahadara section of Delhi Division, Northern Railway will undertake the 03.30 hrs traffic block from 00.10 a.m. to 03.40 a.m for 60 days (on alternate days) from 25.06.2017 to 22.10.2017.Consequently, the following trains will be Partially Cancelled / Diverted/Regulated during block as under:




Diversion/ Partial Cancellation of TrainsDuring Block (on alternate days) from 25.06.2017 to 22.10.2017.

·The 64051 Palwal-Ghaziabad EMU train will be diverted to run via New Delhi-Tilak Bridge-Ghaziabad and will remain partially cancelled between New Delhi- Delhi Jn.- Delhi Shahadara.

Regulation of Trains During Block

·The 64420 Ghaziabad –Hazrat Nizamuddin MEMU train will be regulated for 20 minutes at Delhi Shahadara o­n Wednesday.
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EXTENSION OF RUN OF SPECIAL TRAINS


To clear extra rush of rail passengers, Railways have decided to extend the run of 04406/04405Delhi Jn-Darbhanga- Delhi Jn. Bi-Weekly special, 04418/04419Hazrat Nizamuddin –Pune- Hazrat Nizamuddin Weekly special, 04924/04923Chandigarh-Gorakhpur-Chandigarh Weekly special, 04206/04205 Lucknow-Kolkata-Lucknow Weekly special , 04042/04041Anand Vihar Terminal –Jaynagar-Anand Vihar Terminal Bi-Weekly, 04974/04973Ferozepur-Darbhanga-Ferozepur Weekly Special, 04046/04045 Anand Vihar Terminal-Gorakhpur-Anand Vihar Terminal Weekly Special, 04424/04423 Anand Vihar Terminal-Saharsa- Anand Vihar Terminal Bi-Weekly, 04998/04997 Bhatinda-Varanasi-Bhatinda Weekly Special, 04401/04402 Anand Vihar Terminal-Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra- Anand Vihar Terminal Bi-Weekly Special, 04921/04922Ambala-Saharanpur-Ambala Daily Special & 04992/04991 Jammu Tawi-Pathankot 5 Days a week Special Trains as per the following programme-

·The 04406/04405Delhi Jn-Darbhanga- Delhi Jn. Bi-Weekly special Train will be extended to run o­n every Monday & Thursday from 03.07.2017 to 13.07.2017 (04 trips) when departing from Delhi Jn. and o­n every Tuesday & Friday from 04.07.2017 to 14.07.2017 when departing from Darbhanga (04 trips).

·The 04418/04419Hazrat Nizamuddin –Pune- Hazrat Nizamuddin Weekly special Train will be extended to run o­n every Tuesday from 04.07.2017 to 11.07.2017 (02 trips) when departing from Hazrat Nizamuddin and o­n every Thursday from 06.07.2017 to 13.07.2017 when departing from Pune (02 trips).

·The 04924/04923 Chandigarh-Gorakhpur-Chandigarh Weekly special Trainwill be extended to run o­n every Thursday from 06.07.2017 to 13.07.2017 (02 trips) when departing from Chandigarh and o­n every Friday from 07.07.2017 to 14.07.2017 when departing from Gorakhpur (02 trips).

·The 04206/04205 Lucknow-Kolkata-Lucknow Weekly special Train will be extended to run o­n every Monday from 03.07.2017 to 10.07.2017 (02 trips) when departing from Lucknow and o­n every Tuesday from 04.07.2017 to 11.07.2017 when departing from Kolkata (02 trips).

·The 04042/04041 Anand Vihar Terminal –Jaynagar-Anand Vihar Terminal Bi-Weekly Trainwill be extended to run o­n every Wednesday & Sunday from 02.07.2017 to 16.07.2017 (05 trips) when departing from Anand Vihar Terminal and o­n every Thursday & Monday from 03.07.2017 to 17.07.2017 when departing from Jaynagar (05 trips).

·The 04974/04973 Ferozepur-Darbhanga-Ferozepur Weekly Special Train will be extended to run o­n every Tuesday from 04.07.2017 to 11.07.2017 (02 trips) when departing from Ferozepur and o­n every Thursday from 06.07.2017 to 13.07.2017 when departing from Darbhanga (02 trips).

·The 04046/04045 Anand Vihar Terminal-Gorakhpur-Anand Vihar Terminal Weekly Special Train will be extended to run o­n every Sunday from 02.07.2017 to 16.07.2017 (03 trips) when departing from Anand Vihar Terminal and o­n every Monday from 03.07.2017 to 17.07.2017 when departing from Gorakhpur (03 trips).

·The 04424/04423 Anand Vihar Terminal-Saharsa- Anand Vihar Terminal Bi-Weekly Trainwill be extended to run o­n every Thursday & Sunday from 02.07.2017 to 16.07.2017 (05 trips) when departing from Anand Vihar Terminal and o­n every Friday & Monday from 03.07.2017 to 17.07.2017 when departing from Saharsa (05 trips).

·The 04998/04997 Bhatinda-Varanasi-Bhatinda Weekly Special Trainwill be extended to run o­n every Sunday from 02.07.2017 to 16.07.2017 (03 trips) when departing from Bhatinda and o­n every Monday from 03.07.2017 to 17.07.2017 when departing from Varanasi (03 trips).

·The 04401/04402 Anand Vihar Terminal-Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra- Anand Vihar Terminal Bi-Weekly Special Train will be extended to run o­n every Monday & Friday from 03.07.2017 to 14.07.2017 (04 trips) when departing from Anand Vihar Terminal and o­n every Tuesday & Saturday from 04.07.2017 to 15.07.2017 when departing from Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra (04 trips).

·The 04921/04922 Saharanpur-Ambala- Saharanpur Daily Special Trainwill be extended to run from 01.07.2017 to 30.09.2017 (92 trips in both the directions).

·The 04992/04991Jammu Tawi-Pathankot- Jammu Tawi 5 Days a week Special Train (Except Saturday & Sunday) will be extended to run from 03.07.2017 to 29.09.2017 (65 trips in both the directions).
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GANGA-GOMTI EXPRESS PROVIDED ADDITIONAL STOPPAGE AT GARHI MANIKPUR STATION


For the convenience of rail passengers, Railways have decided to provide additional stoppage to the train nos. 14215/14216 Allahabad-Lucknow - Allahabad Ganga-Gomti Express Train at Garhi Manikpur Station o­n experimental basis for six months , as per the following programme –

The 14215 Allahabad-Lucknow Ganga-Gomti Express Train will arrive at Garhi Manikpur Station at 07.17 a.m., while its return service, the 14216 Lucknow - Allahabad Ganga-GomtiExpress Train will arrive at Garhi Manikpur Station at 08.22 p.m. from 26.06.2017 , with o­ne minute stoppage in both the directions.
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Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu Lays the Foundation Stone for Final Location Survey of Bilaspur-Manali-Leh New Broad Gauge Line



After the significant progress in the completion of the rail line in the state of Jammu & Kashmir, the Indian Railways endeavours to extend the socio-economic benefits of rail transportation to other remote areas and challenging terrains of the hilly states (HP & J&K) where development is scarce. Amongst the various socially desirable projects in the country, Bilaspur-Mandi-Leh Rail Line (route length 498 Kms) constitutes great significance. The project is of both strategic and economic, development and tourism importance, with its unique distinction being the highest railway track in the world.

Minister for Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu laid the foundation stone for the Final Location Survey Of Bilaspur-Manali-Leh New Broad Gauge Line, at Leh today (27th June 2017) in the august presence of distinguished guests on the occasion. Shri R.K. Kulshrestha General Manager, Northern Railway and other Senior Railway officials were also present in the function.

Leh is the most important town in Ladakh region of J&K State having approximately 1.5 lakhs population. It has a high footfall of Indian & Foreign tourists each year. The district Leh is the second largest district in the country with elaborate Army Establishments and is the Headquarter of 14 corps. The region being a cold desert, the temperature during the winter months (Oct-Mar) plummets down to well below freezing point. The road connectivity to this area is gets cut off from other parts of country due to heavy snowfall, thus necessitating all weather rail connectivity both for strategic as well as socio-economic needs.

In order to connect Leh with a broad gauge railway line with the rest of the country, Indian Railway have taken up Final Location Survey, a precursor to actual construction from Bilaspur to Leh via Manali. The alignment shall connect Mandi, Kullu, Manali, Keylong and other important towns of Himachal Pradesh & Jammu & Kashmir states enroute. The line from Bilaspur shall be further connected to Bhanupali between Anandpur Sahib and Nangal Dam.

The Proposed alignment passes through the Shivalik, Great Himalayan & Zanskar Ranges, areas with wide variation in height (600m to 5300 m above MSL) and Seismic zone IV and V [ IS:1893(Part-I)-2002], necessitating building of large number of tunnels, deep viaducts & bridges. The work of Final Location Survey has been entrusted by Ministry of Railways to RITES Ltd and is planned to be completed by March 2019 with an approximate cost of 157 crores.
Activities Involved for the Survey:
State of Art technologies are being employed to have a constructible, most economic, safe, and all weather railway line.
●       Development of corridors with different grades using Digital elevation Models, with overlays for Geological Maps, Snow & Avalanche Studies, Hydrological & Seismic Data using the latest software and selection of most optimum corridor.

●       Analysis of the selected corridor and development of most suitable alignment.

●       Geological and Geophysical investigations and design of bridges, tunnels & viaducts.

●       Marking of central line of alignment on site.

●       Preparation and submission of Detailed Project Report.


The construction of railway line in such difficult and treacherous terrain would be a daunting challenge for Indian Railways and would be an unmatched marvel globally once completed.
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Sunday, 25 June 2017

Mumbai Harbour line Mega Block on 25.6.2017

Harbour line Mega Block on 25.6.2017 between Kurla and Vashi Up&Dn lines will not be Operated.Harbour line services will run as per schedule.


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CR - Two Special Traffic Special Blocks (one near Thakurli and the other between Ambarnath-Badlapur) on 25.6.2017

Central Railway will operate 2 special traffic blocks o­n Main line o­n Sunday 25.6.2017. The details are as under –



BLOCK – 1: Traffic and power block o­n all 6 lines between Dombivli and Kalyan for launching of 4 Girders in connection with construction of Road Over Bridge at Thakurli.



On Up and Dn Slow line from 09.15 hrs to 15.15 hrs

On Up and Dn Fast line from 09.15 hrs to 12.45 hrs and

On 5th and 6th line from 9.15 hrs to 15.15 hrs



BLOCK -2: Traffic and power block o­n Up and Dn lines between Ambarnath and Badlapur for Re-building of Bridge No. 63/3 in Ambernath – Badlapur section with precast RCC segmental box by cut and cover method with road crane.



On Up and Dn line between Ambernath and Vangani from 09.30 hrs to 14.00 hrs.



RUNNING OF SUBURBAN TRAINS o­n 25.6.2017



·Suburban services will remain suspended between Kalyan and Dombivli stations from 09.10 hrs to 12.50 hrs o­n Up and Dn fast line and from 09.10 hrs to 15.20 hrs o­n Up and Dn slow line.

·No services will be available at Thakurli station from 09.00 to 15.30 hrs in both directions.

·On Dn fast line services will be available from 12.00 hrs between CST – Ambernath and CST – Kasara/Asangaon/Titwala.

·On Up fast line services will be available from 12.45 between Ambernath – CST and Kasara/Asangaon/Titwala – CST.



SPECIAL SUBURBAN SERVICES o­n 25.6.2017



Special suburban services will run o­n the following sections of main line during the block period.

·CST – Dombivli – CST

·CST – Thane – CST

·Kalyan – Kasara/Asangaon/Titwala – Kalyan

·Kalyan – Ambernath – Kalyan

·Karjat – Khopoli services will run as per schedule.



RUNNING OF MAIL/EXPRESS TRAINS o­n 25.6.2017



Cancellation of Mail /Express trains o­n 25.6.2017



·Train No. 12124/12123 Pune – CST – Pune Deccan Queen Express

·Train No. 12110/12109 Manmad – CST – Manmad Panchavati Express

·Train No. 12118/12117 Manmad – LTT- Manmad Godavari Express



Short termination of Mail/Express trains o­n 25.6.2017

·Train No. 12140 Nagpur-CST Mumbai Sevagram Express arriving Mumbai o­n 25.6.2017 will be short terminated at Nasik Road and Train No. 12139 CST Mumbai – Nagpur Sevagram Express leaving Mumbai o­n 25.6.2017 will be run Ex Nasik Road at the schedule Departure 18.35 hrs.



Following Mail /Express trains arriving Mumbai o­n 25.6.2017 from North-East will be regulated short of Kalyan and arrive destination o­n the re-scheduled time as under-

·Train No.12321 Howrah-CST Mumbai Mail via Chheoki arrive destination at 14.00 hrs (Sch. Arrival 11.25 hrs)

·Train No. 13201 Rajendranagar – LTT Exp arrive destination at 14.00 hrs (Sch. Arrival 11.30 hrs)

·Train No. 02597 Gorakhpur –CST Mumbai special arrive destination at 14.20 hrs (Sch. Arrival 12.15 hrs)

·Train No. 04115  Allahabad – LTT special will arrive destination at 13.45 hrs (Sch. Arrival 12.15 hrs)

·Train No. 12168 Varanasi – LTT Exp will arrive destination at 13.55 hrs (Sch. Arrival 12.25 hrs)

·Train No. 12072 Jalna – Dadar Janshatabdi Exp will arrive destination at 15.00 hrs (Sch.Arrival 12.30 hrs)

·Train No. 12812 Hatia – LTT Exp will arrive destination at 15.30 hrs (Sch. Arrival 13.35 hrs)

·Train No. 11094 Varanasi – CST Mumbai Mahanagari Exp will arrive destination at 15.45 hrs (Sch. Arrival 14.15 hrs)

·Train No. 12294 Allahabad – LTT Duranto Exp will arrive destination at 15.45 hrs (Sch. Arrival 13.35 hrs)

·Train No. 12142 Patliputra – LTT Exp will arrive destination at 16.00 hrs (Sch. Arrival 13.35 hrs)



Following Up Mail /Express trains arriving Mumbai o­n 25.6.2017 from South-East will be diverted via- Karjat – Panvel –Diva and will arrive destination 10 to 40 minutes behind schedule – (with halt at Diva for Kalyan passengers)

·Train No. 17221 Kakinada Port – LTT Express

·Train NO. 11024 Kolhapur – CST Mumbai Sahyadri Express

·Train No. 17032 Hyderabad – CST Mumbai Express

·Train No. 11042 Chennai – CST Mumbai Express

·Train No. 11014 Coimbatore – LTT Express.



Following Dn Mail /Express trains towards South-East will be diverted via-Diva – Panvel – Karjat. These trains will halt at Diva for Kalyan Passengers.

·Train No. 11029 CST Mumbai – Kolhapur Koyna Exp

·Train No. 16339 CST Mumbai – Nagercoil Express

·Train No. 17222 LTT – Kakinada Port (re-scheduled at 13.00 hrs)

·Train No. 17031 CST Mumbai – Hyderabad Express

Following Dn Mail /Express trains towards North-East side will be re-scheduled o­n 25.6.2017 as under –

·Train No. 11055 LTT – Gorakhpur Exp is re-scheduled to leave LTT at 12.00 hrs (Sch. Dep. 10.55 hrs)

·Train No. 12542 LTT – Gorakhpur Exp is re-scheduled to leave LTT at 12.15 hrs (Sch. Dep. 11.10 hrs)

·Train No. 12869 CST Mumbai – Howrah Exp is re-scheduled to leave CST at 11.50 hrs (Sch. Dep. 11.05 hrs)



Passengers are requested to kindly bear with administration for the inconvenience caused.
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Train No. 06542/06541 Pandharpur – Yesvantpur - Pandharpur weekly Tatkal special train

Railways will run Train No. 06542/06541 Pandharpur – Yesvantpur - Pandharpur weekly Tatkal special train o­n special charges as per details given under.

06542 special will leave Pandharpur at 13.35 hrs o­n every Friday from 7.7.2017 to 29.9.2017 (13 trips) and arrive Yesvantpur at 06.20 hrs next day.

06541 special will leave Yesvantpur at 18.00 hrs o­n every Thursday from 6.7.2017 to 28.9.2017 (13 trips) and arrive Pandharpur at 11.35 hrs next day.


Halts: Sangola, Dhalgaon, Kavathe Mahankal, Miraj, Kudachi, Ghatprabha, Belgavi, Dharwar, Hubballi, Davangere, Arsikere and Tumakuru.


Composition: o­ne First AC cum AC.2 tier, o­ne AC-2 Tier, Four AC-3 Tier, 10 Sleeper class, 4 General second class.

RESERVATION: Bookings for 06542 special train o­n special charges will open from 27.6.2017 at all PRS centres and o­n website www.irctc.co.in as per 60 days Advance reservation period. The general coaches will run as Unreserved coaches with normal charges applicable for superfast mail/express trains.
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Friday, 23 June 2017

Regular Run of Tirupati - Jammu Tawi - Tirupati Humsafar Express Commencing with Revised Stoppages


Train No. 22705 Tirupati – Jammu Tawi Superfast Humsafar Express on regular run

With effect from 27th June, 2017 (Tuesdays) will depart Tirupati at 17:15 hrs; arrive/depart Secunderabad at 06.55/07.20 hrs next day (i.e., Wednesdays) and arrive Jammu Tawi at 21.10 hrs o­n Thursdays.

In the return direction, Train No. 22706 Jammu Tawi – Tirupati Superfast Humsafar Express on regular run With effect from 30th June, 2017 (Saturday) will depart Jammu Tawi at 05.30 hrs o­n Fridays; arrive/depart at 22.45/23.00 hrs next dayand arrive Tirupati at 11.25 hrs o­n Sundays.

Enroute these trains will stop at Guntakal, Raichur, Kazipet, Balharshah, Nagpur, Habibganj, Jhansi, Delhi Safdarjung, Ambala Cantt, Ludhiana and Jalandhar Cant Stations in both the directions.

This train consists of sixteen AC III Tier Coaches, o­ne Pantry Car and two Generator Power Car Coaches.
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18 Special Trains between H.S.Nanded and Ajn


Train No. 07629 H.S.Nanded - Ajni Special train will depart H.S.Nanded at 20:30 hrs o­n 3rd, 10th, 17th , 24th, 31st July, 7th, 14th, 21st and 28th August, 2017 (Mondays) and arrive Ajni at 05:25 hrs o­n the next day.

In the return direction, Train No. 07630 Ajni - H.S.NandedSpecial train will depart Ajni at 22:20 hrs o­n 4th, 11th, 18th , 25thJuly, 1st, 8th, 15th, 22ndand 29th August, 2017 (Tuesdays)and arrive H.S.Nanded at 08:10 hrs o­n the next day.

Enroute, these special trains will stop at Purna, Basmath, Hingoli, Washim, Akola, Murtizapur, Badnera, Chandur, Dhamangaon, Pulgaon and Wardha in both the directions.

These special trains consist of 12 Coaches viz,. o­ne AC II Tier, two AC III Tier, seven Sleeper Class, and two Luggage cum Break van coaches.
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4 Special Trains Between Hyderabad and Kochuveli via Guntur

Train No. 07115 Hyderabad-Kochuveli special train will depart Hyderabad at 21:00 hrs o­n 1st, 8th July, 2017 (Saturday), arrive/depart Secunderabad at 21:30/21:40 hrs and arrive Kochuveli at 03:20 hrs o­n Monday.

In the return direction, Train No. 07116 Kochuveli-Hyderabad special train will depart Kochuveli at 20:15 hrs o­n 3rd,10th July, 2017 (Monday) arrive/depart Secunderabad at 02:45/02:55 hrs o­n Wednesday and arrive Hyderabad at 03:30 hrs.
Enroute these special trains will stop at Nalgonda, Piduguralla, Guntur, Tenali, o­ngole, Nellore, Gudur, Renigunta, Tirupati, Chittoor, Katpadi, Ambur, Vaniyambadi, Jolarpettai, Salem, Erode, Tiruppur, Coimbatore, Palghat, Ottapalem, Thrisur, Aluva, Ernakulam Town, Kottayam, Tiruvalla, Chengannur, Kayankulam and Kollam stations in both the directions.
These special trains consist of 18 coaches viz., Sixteen Sleeper Class and two Second Class Luggage cum Brake Van Coaches.
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Kacheguda-Repalle-Secunderabad Passenger Speeded Up & Converted as Express Service


Train No. 57620/57619 Kacheguda-Repalle-Secunderabad Passenger is converted into Express Service and speeded up by more than o­ne hour.

Accordingly, Train No. 57620 Kacheguda-Repalle Passenger will be renumbered as Train No. 17625 Kacheguda-Repalle Express and Train No. 57619 Repalle-Secunderabad Passenger will be renumbered as Train No. 17626 Repalle-Secunderabad Express with effect from 19th October, 2017.
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Diversion of Secunderabad-Danapur Express on 28th June, 2017

Non-Interlocking working at Nigatpur Station of North Eastern Railway, the following train will be diverted as per the following details.

Diversion of Train:

Train No. 12791 Secunderabad-Danapur Superfast Express scheduled to depart Secunderabad o­n 28th June, 2017 is diverted to run via Prayag, Bhadohi, Varanasi instead of its existing route via Allahabad City, Manduadih stations.
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Cancellation/Partial Cancellation/Rescheduling of Trains due to Traffic Block at Secunderabad-Dhone section on 27th June, 2017

 bridge works at Level Crossing gates on Secunderabad-Dhone section, traffic block is imposed. Consequently, the following trains are cancelled / partially cancelled / rescheduled to facilitate the works.
Cancellation:
1. Train No. 57447 Kacheguda-Mahbubnagar Passenger scheduled to depart Kacheguda on 27th June, 2017 is cancelled.
Partial Cancellation:
1. Train No. 57436 Kurnool City-Kacheguda Passenger is partially cancelled between Mahbubnagar and Kacheguda stations on 27th June, 2017.
2. Train No. 57474 Bodhan-Mahbubnagar Passenger is partially cancelled between Balanagar and Mahbubnagar stations on 27th June, 2017.
3. Train No. 57456 Mahbubnagar-Kacheguda Passenger is partially cancelled between Mahbubnagar and Balanagar stations on 27th June, 2017.
Regulation:
1. Train No. 57425 Kacheguda-Guntakal Passenger scheduled to depart Kacheguda at 09:40 hrs on 27th June, 2017 is rescheduled to depart at 11:40 hrs.
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52 Special Trains between Visakhapatnam - Secunderabad & Visakhapatnam- Tirupati


Special trains will run between Visakhapatnam – Secunderabad & Visakhapatnam – Tirupati as per the following schedule:-

1. Visakhapatnam-Secunderabad-Visakhapatnam Weekly Special Trains (26 services):-

Train No.08501 Visakhapatnam-Secunderabad Weekly Special Train will depart Visakhapatnam at 23:00 hrs on 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th July, 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th August, 5th, 12th, 19th and 26th September, 2017 (Tuesdays) and arrive Secunderabad at 12:00 hrs on the next day.

In the return direction, Train No.08502 Secunderabad - Visakhapatnam Weekly Special Train will depart Secunderabad at 16:30 hrs on 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th July, 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th August, 6th, 13th, 20th and 27th September, 2017 (Wednesdays) and arrive Visakhapatnam at 04:50 hrs on the next day.

Enroute, these Weekly Special trains will stop at Duvvada, Anakapalli, Tuni, Samalkot, Rajahmundry, Tadepalligudem, Eluru, Vijayawada, Khammam, Warangal and Kazipet stations in both directions.

These Special trains will consist of 22 coaches viz., one AC II Tier, three AC III Tier, ten Sleeper Class, six General Second Class and two Second Class Luggage cum Brake Van Coaches.

2. Visakhapatnam-Tirupati-Visakhapatnam Weekly Special Trains (26 services):-

Train No.08573 Visakhapatnam-Tirupati Weekly Special Train will depart Visakhapatnam at 22:55 hrs on 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th , 31st July, 7th, 14th, 21nd, 28th August, 4th, 11th, 18th and 25th September, 2017 (Mondays) and arrive Tirupati at 13:25 hrs on the next day.

In the return direction, Train No.08574 Tirupati - Visakhapatnam Weekly Special Train will depart Tirupati at 15:30 hrs on 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th July, 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th August, 5th, 12th, 19th and 26th September, 2017 (Tuesdays) and arrive Visakhapatnam at 06:50 hrs on the next day.

Enroute, these Weekly Special trains will stop at Duvvada, Ankapalli, Samalkot, Rajahmundry, Eluru, Vijayawada, New Guntur, Tenali, Ongole, Nellore, Gudur, Sri Kalahasti and Renigunta stations in both directions.

These Special trains will consist of 22 coaches viz., one AC II Tier, four AC III Tier, nine Sleeper Class, six General Second Class and two Second Class Luggage cum Brake Van Coaches.
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REVISED MONSOON TIMINGS OF KARMALI- MUMBAI TEJAS EXPRESS WITH EFFECT FROM 22.06.2017

Railways have decided to revise the monsoon timings of 22120 Karmali - Mumbai Tejas Express will effect  from 22.06.2017.

The revised monsoon timing is as follows :

Train No. 22120 Karmali – Mumbai Superfast Tejas Express will leave Karmali at 09.00 hrs instead of 07.30 hrs  on  every Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday and arrive Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai at 19.45 hrs same day.

There will be no change in timings of halts o­n Central Railway.
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Special trains between Santragachi-Puri-Santragachi during the period from 06.07.17 to 01.09.17


Special trains between Santragachi-Puri-Santragachi during the period from 06.07.17 to 01.09.17.

The Special Train (02809) leaving Santragachi every Thursday at 19:10 hrs will reach Puri at 03:20 hrs the next day. In the opposite direction, the Special Train (02810) will leave Puri every Fridayat 13:30 hrs and will arrive Santragachi at 22:15 hrs o­n the same day.

The Special train will have eight AC 3 Tier and eight Sleeper Class coaches. The train will have stoppages at Kharagpur, Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur Keonjhar Road, Cuttack, Bhubaneswar and Khurda Road between Santragachi and Puri.
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SER TO RUN EIGHT PAIRS OF SPECIAL TRAINS BETWEEN TATANAGAR-VISAKHAPATNAM AND THIRTEEN PAIRS OF SPECIAL TRAINS BETWEEN TATANAGAR-KACHEGUDA

Special trains between Tatanagar-Visakhapatnam-Tatanagar during the period from 07.07.17 to 26.08.17 and thirteen Pairs of Special trains between Tatanagar-Kacheguda-Tatanagar during the period from 03.07.17 to 26.09.17.
08189/08190 Tatanagar-Visakhapatnam-Tatanagar Weekly Special (08 Pairs):

The Tatanagar-Visakhapatnam Special (08189) leaving Tatanagar every Friday at 13:00 hrs will reach Visakhaptnam at 05:25 hrs, the next day. In the return direction, the train (08190) leaving Visakhapatnam every Saturday at 17:45 hrs will arrive Tatanagar at 10:45 hrs, the next day.

            The Special train will have o­ne AC 2 Tier, o­ne AC 3 Tier, five Sleeper Class and two General Second Class coaches and will have stoppages at Rajkharswan, Chaibasa, Dangoaposi, Banspani, Nayagarh, Kendujhargarh, Harichandanpur, Sukinda Road, Jakhapura, Cuttack, Bhubaneswar, Khurda Road, Brahmapur, Palasa, Srikakulam Road and Vijayanagaram between Tatanagar and Visakhapatnam. In the return direction, the train will also stop at Jaroli.

07439/07438 Tatanagar-Kacheguda-Tatanagar Weekly Special (13 Pairs):

The Special Train (07439) leaving Tatanagar every Tuesday at 22:50 hrs will reach Kacheguda at 05:00 hrs o­n Thursday. In the return direction, the Special Train (07438) will leave Kacheguda every Monday at 13:00 hrs and will arrive Tatanagar at 19:45 hrs o­n the next day.
            The Special train will have o­ne AC 2 Tier, two AC 3 Tier, seven Sleeper Class and six general second class coaches. The train will have stoppages at Chaibasa, Dangoaposi, Banspani, Jaroli, Kendujhargarh, Sukinda Road, Cuttack, Bhubaneswar, Khurda Road, Berhampur, Palasa, Srikakulam Road, Vijayanagaram, Visakhapatnam, Duvvada, Anakapalli, Samalkot, Rajhamundry, Tadepalligudem, Eluru, Vijayawada, Guntur, Piduguralla, Miryalaguda, Nalgonda, Pagidipalli, Moula-Ali gate, and Malkajgiri between Tatanagar and Kacheguda.

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Superfast AC Special Weekly Train between Rajkot-Santragachi till 30th July 2017

Train No 02833/02834 Rajkot-Santragachi AC Superfast Special Weekly Train (08 services)

Train no. 02833 Rajkot-Santragachi  AC Superfast  Weekly Special Train will depart from Rajkot every Sunday at 22.20 hrs and reach Santragachi o­n Tuesday at 16.35 hrs till 28th July 2017.

Similarly, Train  no. 02834 Santragachi-Rajkot  AC Superfast Weekly Special Train will depart from Santragachi every Friday  at 21.05 hrs and reach Rajkot o­n Sunday at 13.45 hrs till 30th July 2017.        

The train will halt at Wankaner, Surendranagar, Viramgam, Ahmedabad, Nadiad, Anand, Vadodara, Bharuch, Surat, Nandurbar, Amalner, Jalgaon, Bhusaval, Malkapur, Akola, Badnera, Wardha, Nagpur, Gondia, Durg, Raipur, Bilaspur, Jharsuguda, Rourkela, Chakradharpur, Tatanagar and Kharagpur in both directions. The train comprises of AC 3-Tier coaches.

          Bookings for Train No. 02833  Rajkot-Santragachi AC Superfast Special will open from 23rd June , 2017 at all PRS counters and IRCTC website.
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Due to Line Block between Nayudupeta – Pedapariya in Chennai – Gudur section pattern of train services from 22.06.2017 to 16.08.2017

Due to Line Block to facilitate engineering works between Nayudupeta – Pedapariya in Chennai – Gudur section, changes will be made in the pattern of train services from 22.06.2017 to 16.08.2017 except o­n Fridaysas detailed below.

On Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays:

1.Train No.12711 Vijayawada – Chennai Central Pinakini express will be regulated / delayed at Pedapariya for 20 minutes and will reach Chennai Central late by 30 minutes.
2.Train No.12296 Danapur – KSR Bengaluru Sanghamitra express will be regulated / delayed at Odur for 15 minutes and will reach Jolarpettai late by 15 minutes.
3.Train No.66030 Nellore – Sulurpeta MEMU train will be regulated / delayed at Odur for 20 minutes.
4.Train No.66026 Sulupeta – MMC MEMU train will leave Sulurpeta late by 15 minutes and reach MMC late by 15 minutes.



On Tuesdays:

1.Train No.82853 Visakhapatnam – Villupuram Suvidha express will be regulated /delayed at Pedapariya for 25 minutes and will reach Villupuram late by 25 minutes.
2.Train No.12711 Vijayawada – Chennai Central Pinakini express will be regulated / delayed at Odur for 10 minutes and will reach Chennai Central late by 15 minutes.
3.Train No.12296 Danapur – KSR Bengaluru Sanghamitra express will reach Jolarpettai late by 15 minutes.
4.Train No.66030 Nellore – Sulurpeta MEMU train will be delayed by 15 minutes.
5.Train No.66026 Sulupeta – MMC MEMU train will leave Sulurpeta late by 15 minutes.



On Thursdays and Sundays:

·Train No.82853 Visakhapatnam – Villupuram Suvidha express will be regulated / delayed suitably at Pedapariya.

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Railways continues its emphasis on improvement in Railways infrastructure in the North-eastern region

Ministry of Railways has been laying great emphasis on improvement in Railway infrastructure in the North-eastern region.

North Eastern Region is served by Northeast Frontier Railway consisting of 8 states i.e. Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Meghalaya and Sikkim.

Out of 8 States of North Eastern Region, rail network connectivity now exists in 7 States. For, Sikkim, the new line project Sivok-Rangpo (44 km) has been sanctioned.

First of all, entire metre-gauge section in North-east region has been fully converted into broad-gauge line.

In last 3 years, following major developments have taken place in North Eastern Region:

(i) Naharlagun which is 10 km short of Itanagar, the capital of Arunachal Pradesh, has been connected to the National Capital by a direct train.

(ii) With commissioning of Balipara-Bhalukpong line after gauge conversion, Arunachal Pradesh have been provided with second Broad Gauge connectivity.

 (iii) Entire track on North Bank of Brahmaputra, running very close to Assam-Arunachal border, has been connected to Broad Gauge with commissioning of Rangiya-Murkongselek Broad Gauge line.

(iv) Meghalaya has been brought on railway map of the country with commissioning of Dudhnoi-Mendipathar railway line.

(v) With commissioning of Lumding-Silchar Broad Gauge line, the Barak Valley has been brought on Broad Gauge network of the country.

(vi) Agartala, the capital of Tripura has been brought on Broad Gauge network.

(vii) With commissioning of Gauge Conversion of Arunachal-Jiribam section, Manipur state has also been connected with Broad Gauge network.

(viii) With commissioning of Kathakal – Bhairabi Gauge conversion, the State of Mizoram has come on Broad Gauge network.

(ix) Around 900 km of Metre Gauge has been converted into Broad Gauge. Now, no metre gauge line exists in the North-eastern region.

(x) 29 new train services have been added in the North Eastern Region.

20 major railway projects consisting of 12 new lines and 4 doublings having aggregate length of 1664 km at a cost of `Rs. 43771 crore are in progress in North Eastern Region. An expenditure of `Rs. 7143 crore has been incurred on these projects during 2016-17 and residual liabilities of some completed projects. Rs. 5586 crore has been allotted for the works in North Eastern Region in Budget 2017-18. 3 New Lines having aggregate length of 186 km costing `Rs. 9279 crore and 2 Doublings having aggregate length of 17.3 km costing `Rs. 3944.32 crore and 18 surveys for New Lines have been included in Budget 2017-18.
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Railway Minister reviews the alternative arrangements in view of closure of Dhanbad-Chandrapura Rail line Existing Gomoh flyover work to be expanded with two additional Rail connections and implemented expeditiously

 Ministry of Railways is constantly working on putting in place  alternative arrangements in the wake of closure of Dhanbad-Chandrapura Railway line due to Jharia Coal Field Fire. Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu today again reviewed the alternative arrangements in a high level meeting attended by Railway board members. The participants at the meeting included Chairman Railway Board Shri A.K. Mital, Member Traffic Railway Board Shri Mohd. Jamshed and Member Engineering Railway Board Shri Aditya Kumar Mital and CMD, RITES (Railway PSU) Shri Rajeev Mehrotra. The Railway Minister directed Railway Administration to further plan ways and means to ease the problem being faced in the movement of passenger traffic and freight traffic in the region. He said that an action plan should be prepared and implemented in an expeditious manner for the benefit of the Rail users.

Under the direction of the Railway Minister, Railway Board decided that the infrastructure facilities at the Gomoh Railway stations need to be enhanced and upgraded as bulk of traffic will have to be moved via this station. The Board decided that the flyover work already sanctioned at a cost of Rs. 250 crore at Gomoh would have two additional connections (Rail on Rail) from Matari station so as to avoid reversal of trains at Gomoh coming from Dhanbad side thereby making traffic flow further smooth. Total cost of Gomoh flyover along with two additional Rail connections will be about Rs. 500 crore which has been sanctioned. It has been decided to expedite the construction of this flyover networks at Gomoh.

In addition, as an urgent short term measure,Railway PSU RITES has been asked to undertake the feasibility study for diversion of track of affected portions only and submit the report at the earliest. After that the appropriate strategy of creating new infrastructure will be prepared and implemented. Coal Ministry will be approached for funding of local diversions as well as permanent measures to deal the passenger trains as well as freight traffic. Zonal Railway will interact with State Government for early acquisition of land and work will be taken up on priority.

The Railway Administration is also exploring the possibility of running some more passenger carrying trains through short termination and diversion.

The Railway Board, East Central Railway Zone and Dhanbad Railway division are constantly monitoring the situation and regularly working on to devise steps to mitigate the problems for rail users.
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Minister of Railways reviewed the status of internal audit system on Indian Railways

Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu reviewed the status of internal control systems and internal audit on Indian Railways. The meeting was attended by Financial Commissioner (Railways) B.N.Mohapatra, Advisor Vigilance, Advisor Finance and other officials.

Shri Suresh Prabhu stressed on the need to put in place effective internal control systems and internal audit which should be capable of detecting non-compliance of laid down procedures, system failures, etc.

The need for a robust and effective internal audit system is especially required now due to greater delegations of power at the field level. He suggested that the Internal Audit teams should be set up in each zone to undertake Internal Audit studies.

Shri Suresh Prabhu has suggested that audit teams should be capable of detecting anomalies in the system much before the same are pointed out by external agencies. The internal audit teams should focus on passenger interface areas like catering, ticketing, cleaning, onboard housekeeping, etc and procurement process. The internal audit team should follow a system based approach wherein the emphasis should be to detect systemic failures. The team should also suggest remedial and system improvement measures. He further suggested that internal audit should result in prevention of revenue leakages and control over-expenditure by making processes and procedures more robust to help in realigning processes and policies on dynamic basis. 
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Minister of Railways reviewed the position with Railway Board officials about Tree Plantation on Railway land

Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhu today reviewed the position with Railway Board officials about Tree Plantation on Railway land in conjunction with State Governments in the jurisdiction of the Zonal Railways.

Shri Suresh Prabhu has directed that state-wise list to be prepared pertaining to tree plantation on Railway land by State Government agencies. He has also directed to seek assistance from units of Territorial Army for the purpose of tree plantation. Vice-Chancellors of Universities may also be approached for assistance, he suggested.

During the review, Railway Minister was apprised of the developments in the Zonal Railways in the states of Maharashtra & Chhattisgarh. In the two states MoU has been signed between Railway Administration and Forest Development Corporations. Railways will identify tracts of land in the Railway premises and Forest Department of the States will help with identification and supply of local varieties of trees to be planted before the onset of monsoon in the month of July,2017.

Shri Suresh Prabhu was informed that in Central Railway, MoU has been signed at the Zonal Headquarter level with State Forest Department and subsidiary MoUs have been signed at the Divisional level with the local officers of the Chief Conservation of Forests. Central Railway has identified and offered 227 hectares of Railway land for such joint plantation for about 6 lakh saplings/trees. On South East Central Railway, MoU has been signed with Chhattisgarh Rajya Van Vikas Nigam Ltd. Land is being identified for tree plantation. Shri Suresh Prabhu directed that these should be expedited so as to have effective tree plantation before onset of the monsoon season.

Shri Suresh Prabhu has indicated that CM of Rajasthan has shown interest in tree plantation by the State Government on land identified by Zonal Railway.
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Wednesday, 21 June 2017

Special Trains between Santragachi-Puri-Shalimar from 25.06.2017 to 04.07.2017

South Eastern Railway has decided to run two pairs of Special Trains between Santragachi-Puri-Santragachi and o­ne pair of special train between Shalimar-Puri-Santragachi o­n different nominated days during the period from 25.06.2017 to 04.07.2017.

08007/08008 Santragachi-Puri-Santragachi  Special (2 Pairs) :


            This special train leaving Santragachi at 00.15 hrs. o­n 25.6.17 & 04.7.17 will reach Puri at 08.25 hrs,  the same day.  In the return direction, the special train departing  Puri at 23.35 hrs. o­n 25.6.17 & 04.7.17 will arrive Santragachi, the next day at 09.00 hrs.

The Special train will have eight AC 3 Tier and eight Sleeper Class coaches. The train will have stoppages at Kharagpur, Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur Keonjhar Road, Cuttack, Bhubaneswar, Khurda Road and Sakhi Gopal between Santragachi and Puri.

08801/08802 Shalimar-Puri-Santragachi Special (1 Pair) :


            This special train leaving Shalimar at 23.55 hrs. o­n 02.7.17 will reach Puri at 08.25 hrs, the next day.  In the return direction, the special train departing Puri at 23.35 hrs. o­n 03.7.17 will arrive Santragachi, the next day at 09.00 hrs.

The Special train will have eight general second Class coaches. The train will have stoppages at Kharagpur, Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur Keonjhar Road, Cuttack, Bhubaneswar, Khurda Road and Sakhi Gopal between Shalimar and Puri.
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52 Special Trains between Kacheguda-Kakinada Port & Kacheguda-Krishnarajapuram June 2017 To September, 2017


52 special trains will be run between Kacheguda-Kakinada Port and Kacheguda-Krishnarajapuram as detailed below:-

1. Kacheguda-Kakinada Port-Kacheguda Special Trains (26 services) :

Train No. 07425 Kacheguda-Kakinada Port Special Train will depart Kacheguda at 18:45 hrs on 30th June, 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th July, 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th August, 1st, 8th, 15th & 22nd September, 2017 (Fridays) and arrive Kakinada Port at 06:00 hrs on the next day.

In the return direction, Train No. 07426 Kakinada Port-Kacheguda Special Train will depart Kakinada Port at 17:50 hrs on 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th July, 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th August, 2nd, 9th, 16th & 23rd September, 2017 (Saturdays) and arrive Kacheguda at 05:10 hrs on the next day.

Enroute, these special trains will stop at Malkajgiri, Cherlapalli, Nalgonda, Miryalaguda, Piduguralla, Sattenapalli, Guntur, Vijayawada, Eluru, Tadepalligudem, Rajahmundry, Samalkot and Kakinada Town stations in both the directions.

These special trains will have 14 coaches viz, one AC II Tier, three AC III Tier, eight Sleeper Class, two General Second Class and two Luggage cum Brake Van Coaches.

2. Kacheguda-Krishnarajapuram-Kacheguda Special Trains (26 services) :

Train No. 07603 Kacheguda-Krishnarajapuram Special Train will depart Kacheguda at 18:00 hrs on 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th July, 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th August, 3rd, 10th, 17th & 24th September, 2017 (Sundays) and arrive Krishnarajapuram at 06:00 hrs on the next day.

In the return direction, Train No. 07604 Krishnarajapuram-Kacheguda Special Train will depart Krishnarajapuram at 22:30 hrs on 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st July, 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th August, 4th, 11th, 18th & 25th September, 2017 (Mondays) and arrive Kacheguda at 11:15 hrs on the next day.

Enroute, these special trains will stop at Jadcherla, Mahabubnagar, Gadwal, Kurnool Town, Dhone, Gooty, Anantapur, Dharmavaram, Satya Sai Prashanthi Nilayam, Penukonda, Hindupur and Yelahanka stations in both the directions.

These special trains will have 14 coaches viz, one AC II Tier, three AC III Tier, eight Sleeper Class, two General Second Class and two Luggage cum Brake Van Coaches.

*All these above trains will run as special fare trains.
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Temporary Halt of Express Trains for pilgrims travelling during Shri Sant Tukaram Maharaj Palkhi programm

Central Railway will provide o­ne minute temporary halt for Express Trains at following stations for the benefit of pilgrims travelling during Shri Sant Tukaram Maharaj Palkhi programme.



URULI station

12629  Yeshwantpur -Hazrat Nizamuddin Sampark Kranti Express from 21.6.2017 & 23.06.2017

12630 Hazrat Nizamuddin-Yeshvantpur Sampark Kranti Express from 22.6.2017 & 24.06.2017

22685  Yeshwantpur-Chandigarh Sampark Kranti Express o­n 22.6.2017

22686 Chandigarh-Yeshwantpur Sampark Kranti Express o­n 21.6.2017



YEVAT station

12779/12780 Vasco-Hazrat Nizamuddin-Vasco Goa Express from 20.6.2017 to 24.06.2017

12103 Pune-Lucknow Express o­n 2.6.2017 from 20.6.2017 to 24.06.2017

22132 Manduadih – Pune Gyan Sagar Superfast Express o­n 22.6.2017

12782 Hazrat Nizamuddin – Mysuru Jn Swarna Jayanti Express o­n 20.6.2017

12148 Hazrat Nizamuddin-Kolhapur Express o­n 23.6.2017.

KEDGAON station

12169/12170 Pune-Solapur-Pune Intercity Express from 20.6.2017 to 24.06.2017



PATAS station

12157/12158 Pune-Solapur-Pune Hutatma Express from 20.6.2017 to 24.06.2017
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Train Services To Be Cancelled And Short Terminated Due between Chudangagarh & Barang Stations and 3rdLine between Bhubaneswar New & Mancheswar Stations

TRAIN SERVICES TO BE CANCELLED AND SHORT TERMINATED


In view of safety related modernisation work in connection with commissioning of doubling between Chudangagarh & Barang Stations and 3rdLine between Bhubaneswar New & Mancheswar Stations, it has been decided to cancel, reschedule and short terminate some of the trains

CANCELLATION OF MAIL/EXPRESS TRAINS:
01.12891 Bangiriposi-Bhubaneswar Express from Bangiriposi from 16thto 23rdJune 2017.
02.12892 Bhubaneswar-Bangiriposi Express from Bhubaneswar from 15thto 22ndJune 2017.
03.22873 Digha-Visakhapatnam Express from Digha on 16th& 23rdJune 2017
04.22874 Visakhapatnam-Digha Express from Visakhapatnam on 15th& 22ndJune 2017.
05.22810 Visakhapatnam-Paradeep Express from Visakhapatnam on 18thJune 2017.
06.22809 Paradeep-Visakhapatnam Express from Paradeep on 21stJune 2017.
07.22814 Paradeep-Santragachhi Express from Paradeep on 19thJune 2017.
08.22813 Santragachhi-Paradeep Express from Santragachhi on 20thJune 2017.

CANCELLATION OF PASSENGER TRAINS FROM 15THTO 22NDJUNE 2017:
01.58131 Rourkela-Puri Passenger
02.58426 Bhubaneswar-Kendujhargarh Passenger
03.58434 Brahmapur-Cuttack Passenger
04.58433 Cuttack-Brahmapur Passenger
05.58001 Santragachhi-Puri Passenger
06.58005 Kharagpur-Khurda Road Passenger
07.58006 Khurda Road-Kharagpur Passenger
08.58419 Bhubaneswar-Palasa Passenger
09.58420 Palasa-Bhubaneswar Passenger
10.58436 Cuttack-Bhadrak Pasenger
11.58435 Bhadrak-Cuttack Passenger
12.58301 Sambalpur-Koraput Passenger
13.58303 Sambalpur-Lanjigarh Road-Junagarh Passenger
14.58217 Titilagarh-Raipur Passenger
15.58528 Visakhapatnam-Raipur Passenger
16.58538 Visakhapatnam-Koraput Passenger

CANCELLATION OF PASSENGER TRAINS FROM 16THTO 23RDJUNE 2017:
01.58132 Puri-Rourkela Passenger
02.58425 Kendujhargarh-Bhubaneswar Passenger
03.58002 Puri-Santragachhi Passenger
04.58302 Koraput-Sambalpur Passenger
05.58304 Junagarh Road-Lanjigarh-Sambalpur Passenger
06.58218 Raipur-Titilagarh Passenger
07.58527 Raipur-Visakhapatnam Passenger
08.58537 Koraput-Visakhapatnam Passenger

SHORT TERMINATION OF TRAIN
58214 Bilaspur-Titilagarh Passenger will run between Bilaspur and Sambalpur and will remain cancelled between Sambalpur & Titilagarh from both the directions from 15thto 22ndJune 2017.
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Train No. 06589/06590, Yesvantpur-Belagavi - Yesvantpur Tatkal Special

South Western Railway has decided to run Train No. 06589/06590, Yesvantpur-Belagavi - Yesvantpur Tatkal Special Express to clear extra rush of passengers during Ramzan festival.
Train No. 06589, Yesvantpur- Belagavi Tatkal Special Express departs Yesvantpur at 20:30 hrs. on 23rd June, 2017(Friday) and reaches Belagavinext day at 08:10 hrs..

Train No. 06590, Belagavi -Yesvantpur Tatkal Special Express departs Belagavi at 19:10 hrs. on 26th June, 2017(Monday) and arrives at Yesvantpur at 06:20 hrs. next day.

Enroute, the train has stoppages at Tumakuru, Arsikere, Birur, Davangere, Harihar, Haveri, Hubballi, Dharwad, Londa in both directions.

The train Composition will have ONE AC 3-tier coach, TEN Second Class Sleeper coaches and TWO Luggage-cum-Brakevan with disabled friendly compartment.
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Train no.14022/14021 Delhi Sarai Rohilla- Siker- Delhi Sarai Rohilla Tri-Weekly ExpressTrain

It is notified for the information of general public that for the convenience of  the rail passengers ,a New Tri- Weekly  Express Train No. 14021/14022will be introduced to run between Delhi Sarai Rohilla And Siker from 22.06.2017  as under :

14022/14021 Delhi Sarai Rohilla- Siker- Delhi Sarai Rohilla Tri-Weekly ExpressTrain

The 14022 Delhi Sarai Rohilla- Siker Tri-Weekly Express Train will depart from Delhi Sarai Rohilla o­n every Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday at 10.25 p.m. from 22.06.2017 to reach Siker at 05.45 a.m. the next day. In the return direction, the 14021 Siker- Delhi Sarai Rohilla Tri-Weekly Express Train will depart from Siker o­n every Wednesday, Friday & Sunday at 10.30 p.m. from 23.06.2017 to reach Delhi Sarai Rohilla at 05.40  a.m. the next days.

Comprising of 01 AC Two Tier, 01 AC Three Tier ,05 Sleeper class, 06 General Class & 02 Second Class cum  luggage van coaches, the 14022/14021 Delhi Sarai Rohilla- Siker- Delhi Sarai Rohilla Tri-Weekly Express Train will stop at Delhi Cantt. , Gurgaon, Pataudi Road, Rewari, Dahina Zainabad , Kanina Khas , Mahendragarh, Satnali, Loharu Jn.,Surajgarh, Chirawa, Ratan Sahar, Jhunjunu, Nua, Dundlod Mukandgarh & Nawalgarh stations enroute in both the directions.
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INTRODUCTION OF NEW TRI- WEEKLY EXPRESS TRAIN BETWEEN DELHI SARAI ROHILLA AND SIKER

Train No. 14021/14022will be introduced to run between Delhi Sarai Rohilla And Siker from 22.06.2017  as under :

14022/14021 Delhi Sarai Rohilla- Siker- Delhi Sarai Rohilla Tri-Weekly ExpressTrain

The 14022 Delhi Sarai Rohilla- Siker Tri-Weekly Express Train will depart from Delhi Sarai Rohilla o­n every Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday at 10.25 p.m. from 22.06.2017 to reach Siker at 05.45 a.m. the next day. In the return direction, the 14021 Siker- Delhi Sarai Rohilla Tri-Weekly Express Train will depart from Siker o­n every Wednesday, Friday & Sunday at 10.30 p.m. from 23.06.2017 to reach Delhi Sarai Rohilla at 05.40  a.m. the next days.

Comprising of 01 AC Two Tier, 01 AC Three Tier ,05 Sleeper class, 06 General Class & 02 Second Class cum  luggage van coaches, the 14022/14021 Delhi Sarai Rohilla- Siker- Delhi Sarai Rohilla Tri-Weekly Express Train will stop at Delhi Cantt. , Gurgaon, Pataudi Road, Rewari, Dahina Zainabad , Kanina Khas , Mahendragarh, Satnali, Loharu Jn.,Surajgarh, Chirawa, Ratan Sahar, Jhunjunu, Nua, Dundlod Mukandgarh & Nawalgarh stations enroute in both the directions.

Inaugral Run of 04701 Siker- Delhi Sarai Rohilla Special Train o­n 20.06.2017

    o­n its inaugural run the 04701 Siker- Delhi Sarai Rohilla Special Train will depart from Siker at 03.40 p.m. o­n 20.06.2017 to reach Delhi Sarai Rohilla at 10.50 p.m. the same day. Comprising of 01 AC Two Tier, 01 AC Three Tier ,04 Sleeper class, 04 General Class & 02 Second Class cum  luggage van coaches, the 04701 Siker- Delhi Sarai Rohilla Special Train will stop at Nawalgarh, Dundlod, Mukandgarh, Nua, Jhunjunu, Ratan Sahar, Chirawa, Surajgarh, Loharu Jn., Satnali, Mahendragarh, Kanina Khas, Dahina Zainabad, Rewari, Pataudi Road, Gurgaon and Delhi Cantt. stations enroute.
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RENUMBERING OF 24155/24156 ALLAHABAD-UDHAMPUR-ALLAHABAD BI-WEEKLY EXPRESS TRAIN AS 22431/22432

It is notified for the information of general public that Railways have decided to revise the number of 22431/22432 Allahabad-Udhampur-Allahabad Bi-Weekly Express Train as under -

The 24155Allahabad-Udhampur Bi-Weekly Express Train will be renumbered as 22431from 24.10.2017. While its return service, the 24156 Udhampur- Allahabad Bi-Weekly Express Train will be renumbered as 22432 from 25.10.2017.

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Train no.22430 Pathankot-Delhi Superfast Express & 15656 Katra-Kamakhya Express Train diverted o­n 21.06.2017 run via Sanahwal-Chandigarh-Ambala

Due to TRT work between Chawapail-Khanna Stations o­n Ambala Division of Northern Railway, the 22430 Pathankot-Delhi Superfast Express & 15656 Katra-Kamakhya Express Train, Journey commencing o­n 21.06.2017 will be diverted to run via Sanahwal-Chandigarh-Ambala instead of Sanahwal-Sirhind .
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Monday, 19 June 2017

Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu, Minister of Railways, inaugurates various Railway related services in Odisha and Assam

Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu inaugurated following services in Odisha and Assam through video conferencing from Rail Bhawan today i.e 19-06-2017.  Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas (Independent Charge), Shri Dharmendra Pradhan and Member of Parliament(Lok Sabha) Shri Dr. (Prof.) Prasanna Kumar Patasani, were specially present to grace the occasion. Chairman, Railway Board, Shri A. K. Mital, Member Traffic Railway Board, Shri Mohd Jamshed, other Railway Board Members and Senior Officials were also present on the occasion.

1.New railway line between Bolagarh Road and Nayagarh Town

Ø  The work for provision of new line between Khurda Road and Bolangir for a total length of 289 km was sanctioned in the year of 1994-95 at a total cost of Rs 801.78 crores.

Ø  The work for commissioning of new line between Bolagarh Road and Nayagarh town (12 km) has been completed. The total length of rail line completed is about 65 Kms.

Ø  Train No. 58429/58430/58431/58432 (Khurda Road- Bolagarh) passenger trains are being extended upto Nayagarh Town.

Ø  A large number of pilgrims visit Puri during the Rath Yatra festival and this train will facilitate the movement of pilgrims between Nayagarh Town and Puri. This will be daily service with a composition of 12 coaches.

Ø  This will fulfill the long pending demand of the local people for rail connectivity.

 2.        Nayagarh Town Railway Station Building

Ø  It is a ‘E’ category station on Khurda Road-Bolangir section, built at a cost of Rs 2.5 crore.

Ø  Passenger amenities like booking windows, public address system, waiting hall, platform, toilets, drinking water have been provided at the station.

Ø  To facilitate physically handicapped passengers wheel chairs have been provided. Stretchers have also been provided for medical needs of the passengers.

 3.        Passenger halt at Bolagarh Town

Ø  Passenger halt at Bolagarh Town was sanctioned on 13.10.2016. on passenger amenity grounds. Location of the halt is between Rajsunakhala and Bolagarh Road stations on Khurda Road-Bolangir new line in Khurda Division of East Coast Railway. It has been built at a cost of Rs. 98 lakhs.

Ø  Amenities provided are (i) High level platform (360 metres), (ii) Booking counter cum waiting room (25 sqm), (iii) Approach road (900 sqm) and (iv) one hand tubewell.

 4.        PRS at Kamakhya Temple

Ø  Hon’ble MR announced for opening of PRS counter at Kamakhya temple premises on 7.5.2017.This is non-rail head PRS with the assistance of Kamakhya Devottar Board cater to approximately catchment area of 5000 passengers.

Ø  This is a location of tourist importance, lakh of devotees visit the shrine especially during Ambubushi Mela.

Ø  At present, on Northeast Frontier Railway there are 249 locations where computerized reservation facility is available.  After this, the figure will be 250 (including 115 locations in the State of Assam).
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Sunday, 18 June 2017

Line Block and Power Block the construction work of the Road Under Bridge between Villivakkam – Korattur stations in Chennai Central – Arakkonam section the construction work of the Road Under Bridge between Villivakkam – Korattur stations in Chennai Central – Arakkonam section



Due to Line Block and Power Block from 22.30 hrs of 17th June 2017 to 10.30 hrs of 18th June 2017 to facilitate engineering works in connection with removal of temporary girders in the construction work of the Road Under Bridge between Villivakkam – Korattur stations in Chennai Central – Arakkonam section, the following changes will be made in the pattern of train services on 17th & 18th June, 2017.

Therefore, the pattern of EMU trains in the section for 12 hours between 22.30 hrs of 17th June 2017 and 10.30 hrs of 18th June 2017 will be as follows:-

The following trains will be fully cancelled on 17th June 2017

1) Train No.66007 Moore Market complex–Avadi EMU scheduled to leave MMC at 23.00 hrs..

2) Train No.43023 MMC – Avadi EMU scheduled to leave MMC at 23.25 hrs.

3) Train No.43260 Avadi– MMC EMU scheduled to leave Avadi at 21.50 hrs.

4) Train No.43132 Pattabiram Military Siding – MMC EMU scheduled to leave Pattabiram Military Siding at 22.45 hrs.

The following trains will be fully cancelled on 18th June 2017

1) Train No.43891 Avadi – Pattibiram MS scheduled to leave Avadi at 02.50 hrs

2) Train No.43205 MMC – Tiruvallur EMU scheduled to leave MMC at 05.55 hrs.

3) Train No.43207 MMC – Tiruvallur EMU scheduled to leave MMC at 06.50 hrs.

4) Train No.42901 MMC – Ennore EMU scheduled to leave MMC at 05.40 hrs.

5) Train No.43921 Tiruvallur–Kadambattur EMU scheduled to leave Tiruvallur at 05.50 hrs.

6) Train No.43861 Ennore – Tiruvallur EMU scheduled to leave Ennore at 06.40 hrs.

7) MMC – Avadi Passenger Special scheduled to leave MMC at 07.30 hrs.

8) Pattabiram EMU scheduled to leave Avadi at 08.30 hrs.

9) Train No.43003 MMC – Avadi EMU scheduled to leave MMC at 07.50 hrs.

10) Train No.43211 MMC – Tiruvallur EMU scheduled to leave MMC at 08.05 hrs.

11) Train No.43213 MMC – Tiruvallur EMU scheduled to leave MMC at 08.40 hrs.

12) Train No.43007 MMC – Avadi EMU scheduled to leave MMC at 09.00 hrs.

13) Train No.43215 MMC – Tiruvallur EMU scheduled to leave MMC at 09.15 hrs.

14) Train No.43009 MMC – Avadi EMU scheduled to leave MMC at 09.25 hrs.

15) Train No.43011 MMC – Avadi EMU scheduled to leave MMC at 10.05 hrs.

16) Train No.43221 MMC – Tiruvallur Scheduled to leave MMC at 11.30 hrs

17) Train No.43102 Pattabiram Military Siding – MMC EMU scheduled to leave Pattabiram Military Siding at 03.20 hrs.

18) Train No.43002 Avadi – MMC EMU scheduled to leave Avadi at 04.00 hrs.

19) Train No.66000 Avadi – MMC EMU scheduled to leave Avadi at 04.40 hrs.

20) Train No.43006 Avadi – MMC EMU scheduled to leave Avadi at 05.10 hrs.

21) Train No.43852 Tiruvallur – Ponneri EMU scheduled to leave Tiruvallur at 05.20 hrs.

22) Train No.42302 Ponneri – MMC EMU scheduled to leave Ponneri at 08.00 hrs.

23) Train No.43206 Tiruvallur – MMC EMU scheduled to leave Tiruvallur at 05.55 hrs.

24) Train No.43902 Kadambattur – MMC EMU scheduled to leave Kadambattur at 06.10 hrs.

25) Train No.43208 Tiruvallur – MMC EMU scheduled to leave Tiruvallur at 06.45 hrs.

26) Train No.43210 Tiruvallur – MMC EMU scheduled to leave Tiruvallur at 07.15 hrs.

27) Train No.43212 Tiruvallur – MMC EMU scheduled to leave Tiruvallur at 07.45 hrs.

28) Train No.43214 Tiruvallur – MMC EMU scheduled to leave Tiruvallur at 08.10 hrs.

29) Train No.43872 Pattabiram – MMC EMU scheduled to leave Pattabiram at 08.42 hrs.

30) Train No.43218 Tiruvallur – MMC EMU scheduled to leave Tiruvallur at 08.30 hrs.

31) Train No.43612 Avadi – Chennai Beach scheduled to leave Avadi at 08.45 hrs

32) Train No.43016 Avadi – MMC EMU scheduled to leave Avadi at 09.55 hrs.

33) Train No.43018 Avadi – MMC EMU scheduled to leave Avadi at 11.05 hrs




Trains diverted to run on fast line on 17th June 2018:

The following EMU trains will be diverted to run on fast line and will not stop at Korattur, Pattaravakkam, Tirumullaivoyal, Annanur, Avadi, Hindu College and Pattabiram stations.

1) Train No.43437 MMC – Arakkonam EMU scheduled to leave MMC at 22.10 hrs.

2) Train No.43127 MMC – Pattabiram Military Siding EMU scheduled to leave MMC at 22.35 hrs.

3) Train No.66009 MMC – Arakkonam EMU scheduled to leave MMC at 22.45 hrs.

4) Train No.43253 MMC – Tiruvallur EMU scheduled to leave MMC at 23.10 hrs.

5) Train No.43663 Velachery – Avadi EMU scheduled to leave Velachery at 22.30 hrs.

6) Train No.43255 MMC – Tiruvallur EMU scheduled to leave MMC at 23.45 hrs.

The following EMU trains will be diverted to run on fast line and will not stop at Pattabiram, Hindu College, Annanur, Tirumullaivoyal, Ambattur, Pattaravakkam and Korattur.

1) Train No.43436 Arakkonam – MMC EMU scheduled to leave Arakkonam at 21.25 hrs

2) Train No.43438 Arakkonam – MMC EMU scheduled to leave Arakkonam at 21.45 hrs.

3) Train No.43520 Tiruttani – MMC EMU scheduled to leave Tiruttani at 21.40 hrs.




Trains diverted to run on fast line on 18th June 2018:

The following EMU trains will be diverted to run on fast line and will not stop at Korattur, Pattaravakkam, Tirumullaivoyal, Annanur, Avadi, Hindu College and Pattabiram stations.

1) Train No.43001 MMC – Avadi EMU scheduled to leave MMC at 00.15 hrs.

2) Train No.43801 Chennai Beach – Arakkonam EMU scheduled to leave MMC at 01.20 hrs.

3) Train No.43201 MMC – Tiruvallur EMU scheduled to leave MMC at 03.40 hrs.

4) Train No.43501 MMC – Tiruttani EMU scheduled to leave MMC at 04.00 hrs.

5) Train No.43101 MMC – Pattabiram Military Siding EMU scheduled to leave MMC at 04.10 hrs.

6) Train No.43803 Chennai Beach – Arakkonam EMU scheduled to leave Chennai Beach at 04.20 hrs.

7) Train No.43103 MMC – Pattabiram Military Siding EMU scheduled to leave MMC at 05.05 hrs.

8) Train No.43203 MMC – Tiruvallur EMU scheduled to leave MMC at 05.15 hrs.

9) Train No.43847 Avadi – Tiruttani EMU scheduled to leave Avadi at 06.25 hrs

10) Train No.43401 MMC – Arakkonam Fast EMU scheduled to leave MMC at 05.30 hrs. Train No.43701 Chennai Beach – Tiruvallur EMU scheduled to leave MMC at 05.30 hrs. Train No.43403 MMC – Arakkonam EMU scheduled to leave MMC at 06.00 hrs.

11) Train No.43105 MMC – Pattabiram Military Siding EMU scheduled to leave MMC at 06.20 hrs.

12) Train No.43703 Chennai Beach – Tiruvallur EMU scheduled to leave MMC at 06.15 hrs.

13) Train No.43405 MMC – Arakkonam EMU scheduled to leave MMC at 06.45 hrs.

14) Train No.43503 MMC – Tiruttani EMU scheduled to leave MMC at 07.05 hrs.

15) Train No.66015 MMC – Tirupati EMU scheduled to leave MMC at 07.15 hrs.

16) Train No.43601 Chennai Beach – Avadi EMU scheduled to leave Chennai Beach at 07.10 hrs.

17) Train No.43831 Avadi – Tiruvallur EMU scheduled to leave Avadi at 07.15 hrs.

18) Train No.43107 MMC – Pattabiram Military Siding EMU scheduled to leave MMC at 07.25 hrs.

19) Train No.43209 MMC – Tiruvallur EMU scheduled to leave MMC at 07.45 hrs.

20) Train No.43603 Chennai Beach – Avadi EMU scheduled to leave Chennai Beach at 08.10 hrs.

21) Train No.43407 MMC – Arakkonam EMU scheduled to leave MMC at 08.20 hrs.

22) Train No.43005 MMC – Avadi EMU scheduled to leave MMC at 08.55 hrs.

23) Train No.43409 MMC – Arakkonam EMU scheduled to leave MMC at 09.10 hrs.

24) Train No.43751 Chennai Beach – Pattabiram Military Siding EMU scheduled to leave Chennai Beach at 09.10 hrs.

25) Train No.43217 MMC – Tiruvallur EMU scheduled to leave MMC at 09.10 hrs.

26) Train No.43219 MMC – Tiruvallur EMU scheduled to leave MMC at 09.45 hrs.

27) Train No.66047 MMC – Tirupati EMU scheduled to leave MMC at 09.50 hrs

28) Train No.43705 Chennai Beach – Tiruvallur scheduled to leave Chennai Beach at 09.50 hrs

29) Train No.43505 MMC- Tiruttani scheduled to leave MMC at 10.00 hrs

30) Train No.43013 MMC – Avadi scheduled to leave MMC at 10.15 hrs

31) Train No.43753 Chennai Beach – Pattabiram Military Siding EMU scheduled to leave Chennai Beach at 10.05 hrs.

The following EMU trains will be diverted to run on fast line and will not stop at Pattabiram, Hindu College, Annanur, Tirumullaivoyal, Ambattur, Pattaravakkam and Korattur.

1) Avadi – MMC Passenger Special scheduled to leave Avadi at 03.50 hrs.

2) Train No.43602 Avadi – Chennai Beach EMU scheduled to leave Avadi at 04.10 hrs.

3) Train No.43202 Tiruvallur – MMC EMU scheduled to leave Arakkonam at 03.50 hrs.

4) Train No.43604 Avadi – Chennai Beach EMU scheduled to leave Avadi at 04.25 hrs.

5) Train No.43402 Arakkonam – MMC EMU scheduled to leave Arakkonam at 03.45 hrs.

6) Train No.43802 Arakkonam – Chennai Beach EMU scheduled to leave Arakkonam at 04.00 hrs.

7) Train No.43008 Avadi – MMC EMU scheduled to leave Avadi at 05.25 hrs.

8) Train No.43404 Arakkonam – MMC EMU scheduled to leave Arakkonam at 04.40 hrs.

9) Train No.43104 Pattabiram Military Siding – MMC EMU scheduled to leave Pattabiram Military Siding at 05.30 hrs.

10) Train No.43204 Tiruvallur – MMC EMU scheduled to leave Avadi at 05.30 hrs.

11) Train No.43606 Avadi – Chennai Beach EMU scheduled to leave Avadi at 06.10 hrs.

12) Train No.66002 Avadi – MMC EMU scheduled to leave Avadi at 06.15 hrs.

13) Train No.43406 Arakkonam – MMC EMU scheduled to leave Arakkonam at 05.05 hrs.

14) Train No.66004 Avadi – MMC EMU scheduled to leave Avadi at 06.40 hrs.

15) Train No.43106 Pattabiram Military Siding – MMC EMU scheduled to leave Pattabiram Military Siding at 06.35 hrs.

16) Train No.43502 Tiruttani – MMC EMU scheduled to leave Tiruttani at 05.40 hrs.

17) Train No.43608 Avadi – Chennai Beach EMU scheduled to leave Avadi at 07.10 hrs.

18) Train No.66016 Arakkonam – MMC Fast EMU scheduled to leave Arakkonam at 06.25 hrs.

19) Train No.43408 Arakkonam – MMC Fast EMU scheduled to leave Arakkonam at 06.40 hrs.

20) Train No.43660 Avadi – Chennai Beach EMU scheduled to leave Avadi at 07.40 hrs.

21) Train No.43504 Tiruttani – MMC EMU scheduled to leave Tiruttani at 06.30 hrs.

22) Train No.43108 Pattabiram Military Siding – MMC EMU scheduled to leave Pattabiram Military Siding at 07.40 hrs.

23) Train No.43610 Avadi – Chennai Beach EMU scheduled to leave Avadi at 08.15 hrs.

24) Train No.43410 Arakkonam – MMC Fast EMU scheduled to leave Arakkonam at 07.15 hrs.

25) Train No.66022 Tirupati – MMC MEMU scheduled to leave Tirupati at 05.10 hrs. and Tiruttani at 07.00 hrs.

26) Train No.43882 Tiruninravur – MMC EMU scheduled to leave Tiruninravur at 08.20 hrs.

27) Train No.43216 Tiruvallur – MMC Fast EMU scheduled to leave Tiruvallur at 08.15 hrs.

28) Train No.43804 Arakkonam – Chennai Beach Fast EMU scheduled to leave Arakkonam at 07.50 hrs

29) Train No.66018 Vellore – MMC MEMU scheduled to leave Vellore at 05.10 hrs.

30) Train No.43614 Avadi – Chennai Beach scheduled to leave Avadi at 08.45 hrs

31) Train No.43752 Pattabiram Military Siding – MMC EMU scheduled to leave Pattabiram Military Siding at 08.45 hrs.

32) Train No.43412 Arakkonam – MMC Fast EMU scheduled to leave Arakkonam at 08.10 hrs.

33) Train No.43220 Tiruvallur – MMC Fast EMU scheduled to leave Tiruvallur at 09.10 hrs.

34) Train No.43222 Tiruvallur – MMC Fast EMU scheduled to leave Tiruvallur at 09.30 hrs.

35) Train No.43414 Arakkonam – MMC Fast EMU scheduled to leave Arakkonam at 08.55 hrs.

36) Train No.43820 Tiruttani – Chennai Beach EMU scheduled to leave Tiruttani at 08.50 hrs.

37) Train No.43014 Avadi – MMC EMU scheduled to leave Avadi at 09.15 hrs
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RAILWAYS TO ACCEPT e-AADHAAR AS ID PROOF


For the convenience of the travelling public, Railways have decided to incorporate downloaded e-Aadhaar as o­ne of the prescribed proofs of identity at par with the printed Aadhaar Card in the list of prescribed proofs of identity which are valid for undertaking journey in any reserved class o­n Indian Railways.



There are 10 recognised documents which are accepted by Railways as proof of identity during the journey for the passengers. The prescribed proofs of identity are – (1) Voter Photo Identity Card issued by Election Commission of India, (2) Passport, (3) PAN Card issued by Income Tax Department, (4) Driving Licence issued by RTO, (5) Photo Identity Card having Serial No. issued by Central/State Government, (6) Student Identity Card with photograph issued by recognized School/College for their students, (7) Nationalised Bank Passbook with photograph, (8) Credit Cards issued by Banks with laminated photograph, (9) Printed Unique Identification Card “Aadhaar” or downloaded Aadhaar (e-Aadhaar), (10) Ration Card with photograph.
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Central Railway Mega Block on 18.6.2017

Central Railway will operate Mega Block on on its suburban sections for carrying out maintenance work o­n 18.6.2017



MAIN LINE-

KALYAN -THANE UP FAST LINE FROM 11.15 AM TO 4.15 PM


Up fast services leaving Kalyan from 11.00 am to 4.21 pm will be diverted o­n UP slow line between Kalyan and Thane stations halting at all stations and further re-diverted o­n Up fast line between Thane and Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus halting at Mulund, Bhandup, Vikhroli, Ghatkopar, Kurla, Dadar and Byculla stations and will arrive destination 20 minutes behind schedule.

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


SHORT TERMINATION OF PAASENGER TRAIN - Train No. 50104 Ratnagiri-Dadar passenger will be terminated at Diva and Train No. 50103 will run Ex Diva station.

HARBOUR LINE-

KURLA - VASHI UP AND DN HARBOUR LINES FROM 11.10 AM TO 4.10 PM.

Dn Harbour line services to Panvel/Belapur/Vashi leaving from Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus from 10.35 am to 3.37 pm and Up Harbour line services for Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus leaving Panvel/Belapur/Vashi from 10.20 am to 3.48 pm will remain suspended.


However special local trains will run o­n Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus - Kurla and Vashi - Panvel sections during the block period.

Harbour Line passengers are also permitted to travel via Trans-Harbour / Main Line from 10.00 am to 4.00 pm.

Due to these blocks, suburban trains are likely to be more crowded than usual. Passengers are requested not to take any risks while travelling. They are also requested to avoid travelling o­n footboard, rooftop of locals and not to board extremely over crowded trains. 
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Friday, 16 June 2017

Special trains between Santragachi-Puri-Santragachi during the period from 30.06.17 to 30.09.17


Special trains between Santragachi-Puri-Santragachi during the period from 30.06.17 to 30.09.17.

The Special Train (08404) leaving Santragachi every Saturday at 19:10 hrs will reach Puri at 04:00 hrs the next day. In the opposite direction, the Special Train (08403) will leave Puri every Fridayat 21:25 hrs and will arrive Santragachi at 06:45 hrs the next day.

The Special train will have o­ne AC-2 Tier, three AC 3 Tier, ten Sleeper Class and four General Second Class coaches. The train will have stoppages at Kharagpur, Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur Keonjhar Road, Cuttack, Bhubaneswar and Khurda Road between Santragachi and Puri.
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Due to Line Block to at Chennai Korukkupet yard changes in the pattern of train services on 19th June, 2017

Due to Line Block to facilitate engineering works at Korukkupet yard, changes will be made in the pattern of train services on 19th June, 2017 as explained below.

A.Partial cancellation of suburban train services o­n 19.06.2017:
1.Train No.42002 Gummidipundi – MMC EMU local, scheduled to leave Gummidipundi at 02.45 hrs., will be partially cancelled between Tiruvotriyur – MMC.The train will run from Gummidipundi to Tiruvotriyur o­nly.
2.Train No.42004 Gummidipundi – MMC EMU local, scheduled to leave Gummidipundi at 04.00 hrs., will be partially cancelled between Tiruvotriyur – MMC.The train will run from Gummidipundi to Tiruvotriyur o­nly.
3.Train No.42401 MMC – Sulurpeta EMU local, scheduled to leave MMC at 04.20 hrs., will be partially cancelled between MMC – Tiruvotriyur.The train will run from Tiruvotriyur to Sulurpeta o­nly.
4.Train No.42403 MMC – Sulurpeta EMU local, scheduled to leave MMC at 05.00 hrs., will be partially cancelled between MMC – Tiruvotriyur.The train will run from Tiruvotriyur to Sulurpeta o­nly.

B.Regulation of train services o­n 19.06.2017:
1.Train No.12604 Hyderabad – Chennai Central express train, scheduled to reach Chennai Central at 05.55 hrs., will be regulated at Tiruvotriyur.
2.Train No.66025 MMC – Sulurpeta MEMU local, scheduled to leave MMC at 05.30 hrs., will be regulated at Basin Bridge.
C.Diversion of suburban train services:
1.Train No.42422 Sulurpeta – MMC EMU local, scheduled to leave Sulurpeta at 21.40 hrs. on 18.06.2017, will be diverted to Villivakkam and then will reach MMC.
2.Train No.42001 MMC – Gummidipundi EMU local, scheduled to leave MMC at 00.15 hrs. on 19.06.2017, will be diverted via Villivakkam, Vyasarpadi and Korukkupet.

D.Diversion of express train services o­n 19.06.2017:
1.Train No.13351 Dhanbad – Alappuzha express train, scheduled to reach / leave Chennai Central o­n 19.06.2017, will be diverted to Chennai Egmore via Chennai Beach.The train will reach / leave from Chennai Egmore instead of Chennai Central.The train will not touch Chennai Central o­n 19.06.2017.
2.Train No.12839 Howrah – Chennai Central Mail, scheduled to reach Chennai Central o­n 19.06.2017, will be diverted to Chennai Beach.

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Cancellation of 13005 /13006 Howrah-Amritsar- Howrah Express on 18.06.2017

Cancellation of 13005 /13006 Howrah-Amritsar- Howrah Express
Due to operational reasons, the 13006 Amritsar- Howrah Express, Journey commencing on 18.06.2017 will remain cancelled .
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WR'S JUMBO BLOCK BETWEEN BORIVALI AND NAIGAON STATIONS ON SUNDAY, 18TH JUNE, 2017

A four hours jumbo block will be taken from 11:00 hrs to 15:00  hrs o­n Sunday, 18th June, 2017 o­n Up & Dn slow  lines between Borivali and Naigaon  stations for maintenance of track, signaling and overhead equipments. During the block all Up trains will run o­n Up fast line Ex- Virar/Vasai Road to Borivali/Goregaon and all down trains will run o­n down fast line Ex-Goregaon/Borivali to Vasai Road/Virar.

Due to this, some Up & Dn suburban trains will remain cancelled. The list of cancellation will be available with o­n duty Station Masters in suburban section. Passengers are requested to take note of the above arrangements.
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Train No. 19049/19050 Bandra Terminus – Patna Weekly Express & Train No. 22965/66 Bandra Terminus – Bhagat ki Koti Weekly Express were being run with LHB coaches

Western Railway will now be running two of its popular trains using LHB rakes instead of the conventional rakes o­n permanent basis. Train No. 19049/19050 Bandra Terminus – Patna Weekly Express & Train No. 22965/66 Bandra Terminus – Bhagat ki Koti Weekly Express were being run with LHB coaches from 17.04.2017 to 30.06.2017 o­n temporary basis. It has now been decided to run these trains with LHB coaches o­n permanent basis. The train will comprise of AC 2 Tier, AC 3 Tier, Sleeper class and General class coaches.
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cancellation /Diversion/Regulation of Trains Due To Traffic Block for the provision of 02 Limited Height Subways on Lucknow-Raebareli-Pratapgarh-Varanasi


Due to 05.30 hrs Traffic Blocks,for the provision of 02 Limited Height Subways between Gangaganj-Harchandpur & Suwansa-Gaura Stations o­n Lucknow-Raebareli-Pratapgarh-Varanasi section of Lucknow Division o­n Northern Railway o­n 18.06.2017, the following trains will be Cancelled /Short terminated/ Diverted during block as under:

Cancellation of Trains o­n 18.06.2017

·The 54293/54294 Pratapgarh-Lucknow-Pratapgarh Passenger trains Journey Commencing o­n 18.06.2017 will remain cancelled.

·The 54255/54256 Varanasi-Lucknow- Varanasi Passenger trains Journey Commencing o­n 18.06.2017 will remain cancelled .

·The 54292 Pratapgarh-Varanasi and 54265 Varanasi-Sultanpur Passenger trains Journey Commencing o­n 18.06.2017 will remain cancelled.

·The 14202/14201 Raebareli-Jaunpur-Raebareli Express train Journey Commencing o­n 18.06.2017 will remain cancelled.

Diversion of Trains During Block

·The 13006/13005 Amritsar-Howrah-Amritsar Punjab Mail Journey Commencing o­n 17.06.2017 will be diverted to run via Lucknow- Sultanpur-Varanasi/ Varanasi- Sultanpur- Lucknow.

·The 13430 Anand Vihar Terminal-Malda Town Weekly Express train Journey Commencing o­n 17.06.2017 will be diverted to run via Lucknow-Utratia-Sultanpur-Varanasi.

Regulation of Trains

·The 14265 Varanasi-Dehradun Express train Journey Commencing o­n 18.06.2017 will be regulated for 50 minutes enroute.
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Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu to flag off Gandhi Darshan Special Tourist Train on 17-06-2017

In order to commemorate the centenary celebration of Sabarmati Ashram associated with the Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi, Ministry of Railways has decided to run Gandhi Darshan Special Tourist Train covering all the important tourist places under Gandhian Circuit. The train will be operated by its PSU IRCTC. Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu will flag off this train through video conferencing from Bandra, the train will start its journey from Sabarmati on 17-06-2017 (Saturday), the centenary day of Sabarmati Ashram. The train will be flagged off in the gracious presence of Shri Vijay Rupani, Chief Minister, Gujarat.

This Gandhi Special Tourist train will cover all the important destinations like Wardha, Motihari, Bettiah, Gaya, Varanasi , Allahabad & Surat connected with India’s freedom struggle movement & Mahatma Gandhi. The train will be on a special Tour for 10 days from 17-06-2017 to 26-06-2017.

The details of Gandhi Special Tourist train are as follows:

Destination covered :- Wardha - Bettiah/Motihari - Gaya - Varanasi - Allahabad

Boarding Points:- Sabarmati - Anand - Vadodara - Bharuch - Surat

Itinerary Dated :- 17.06.2017 to 26.06.2017



Package Inclusions:

IRCTC offers 'Mahatma Gandhi Darshan Special' one of the most affordable all inclusive tour package, covering all the important tourist places in the country. The Gandhi Darshan Special tour package costs Rs. 8,720/- per person, which is inclusive of providing travel by train in 2nd Class Sleeper coach, Besides it, the cost is inclusive of following:
●      Hall accommodation at places of night stay/ morning freshening up.

●      Pure vegetarian meals.

●      Tourist buses for visiting sightseeing spots.

●      Tour escorts for announcements and information.

●      Security arrangements for each coach (without arms).

●      An IRCTC Official on train as train Superintendent.

●      Total Capacity of Train - 864 pasx



Booking of Mahatma Gandhi Special Tourist Trains is available online on IRCTC website. Booking can also be done through our Tourist Facilitation Center, Zonal Offices and Regional Offices.

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Thursday, 15 June 2017

Provision of Stoppage to Vijayawada-Secunderabad-Vijayawada Intercity Express at Mangalagiri Railway Station

Train No. 12795/12796 Vijayawada-Secunderabad-Vijayawada Intercity Express at Mangalagiri Railway Station on experimental basis for 6 months with effect from 16th June, 2017, as detailed below:-
1. Train No. 12795 Vijayawada-Secunderabad Intercity Express will arrive/depart Mangalagiri at 17:45/17:46 hrs.
2. Train No. 12796 Secunderabad-Vijayawada Intercity Express will arrive/depart Mangalagiri at 10:09/10:10 hrs.
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26 Special Trains between Secunderabad and Raxaul via Allahabad, Varanasi, Patna


Train No. 07091 Secunderabad - Raxaul Special train will depart Secunderabad at 21:40 hrs on 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th July, 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th August, 5th, 12th, 19th & 26th September, 2017 (Tuesday) and arrive Raxaul at 18:15 hrs on Thursday.

In the return direction, Train No. 07092 Raxaul - Secunderabad Special train will depart Raxaul at 12:45 hrs on 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th July, 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th August, 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd & 29th September, 2017 (Friday) and arrive Secunderabad at 06:55 hrs on Sunday.

Enroute, these special trains will stop at Kazipet, Ramagundam, Mancherial, Balharshah, Sevagram, Nagpur, Betul, Itarsi, Pipariya, Jabalpur, Katni, Satna, Manikpur, Allahabad, Gyanpur, Varanasi, Mughalsarai, Buxar, Ara, Danapur, Patna, Bakhtiyarpur, Mokama, Barauni, Samastipur, Darbhanga, Sitamarhi, and Bairgania stations in both the directions.

These trains will comprise of 19 coaches viz., one AC II Tier, four AC III Tier, twelve Sleeper Class and two Luggage cum Brake Van Coaches.
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Wednesday, 14 June 2017

Train No. 22705 / 22706 Tirupati - Jammu Tawi - Tirupati Superfast Humsafar Express


Train No. 22705 Tirupati – Jammu Tawi Superfast Humsafar Express will depart Tirupati at 17:15 hrs on Tuesdays; arrive/depart Secunderabad at 06.55/07.20 hrs next day (i.e., Wednesdays) and arrive Jammu Tawi at 21.10 hrs on Thursdays. Ex. Tirupati (W.e.f)

27th June, 2017 (Tuesday).

In the return direction, Train No. 22706 Jammu Tawi – Tirupati Superfast Humsafar Express will depart Jammu Tawi at 05.30 hrs on Fridays; arrive/depart at 22.45/23.00 hrs next day (i.e., Saturdays) and arrive Tirupati at 11.25 hrs on Sundays. Ex. Jammu Tawi (W.e.f) 30th June, 2017 (Saturday).

Enroute these trains will also stop at Guntakal, Adoni, Raichur, Lingampalli, Kazipet, Balharshah, Sewagram, Nagpur, Habibganj, Jhansi, Delhi Safdarjung, Panipat, Ambala Cantt, Rajpura,

Sirhind, Khanna, Ludhiana and Jalandhar Cant Stations in both the directions.

This train consists of sixteen AC III Tier Coaches, one Pantry Car and two Generator Power Car Coaches.
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Train No. 77405 / 77406 Kadapa – Pendlimarri - Kadapa DEMU (Six Days a Week expect Sunday)


Train No. 77405 Kadapa – Pendlimarri DEMU will depart Kadapa at 09:55 hrs (w.e.f) 16th June, 2017 and arrive Pendlimarri at 10.45 hrs on the same day.

In the return direction, Train No. 77406 Pendlimarri – Kadapa DEMU will depart Pendlimarri at 10.55 hrs (w.e.f) 16th June, 2017 and arrive Kadapa at 11.40 hrs on the same day.

This DEMU trains will stop at Pabbapuram and Ganganapalle Stations in both the directions. This DEMU train consists of Eight coaches viz., Six Second Seating and Two Power Car Coaches.
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Train No. 20890 / 20889 Vijayawada-Howrah-Vijayawada Superfast Humsafar Express



Train No. 20890 Vijayawada – Howrah Superfast Humsafar Express will depart Vijayawada at 23:05 hrs on Sundays and arrive Howrah at 18.30 hrs the next day i.e., Mondays. Ex. Vijayawada (W.e.f) 18th June, 2017 (Sunday).

In the opposite direction, Train No. 20889 Howrah – Vijayawada Superfast Humsafar Express will depart Howrah at 12.40 hrs on Saturdays and arrive Vijayawada at 07.45 hrs the next day i.e., Sundays. Ex. Howrah (W.e.f) 17th June, 2017 (Satruday).

Enroute these trains will stop at Rajahmundry, Visakhapatnam, Vizianagram, Bhubaneswar, Cuttack and Kharagpur. This train consists of Ninteen coaches viz., Sixteen AC III Tier Coaches, One Pantry Car and Two Generator Power Car Coaches.
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Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu, Minister of Railways, inspects new rake of Humsafar class of trains with added features

Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu inspected the new rake of Humsafar Express with additional features today i.e. 14 June 2017 at Delhi Safdarjung Railway Station. In his Budget Speech of 2016-17, he had announced the introduction of Humsafar Express, as a fully air-conditioned third AC service with an optional service for meals.  The additional features of Humsafar new rake offers:



Single Piece Side Lower Berth (previously 2 piece)
Mobile Charging point for each berth (previously 3 chargers for 8 passengers) including USB charging points.
Reading light for each berth (previously only the lower berths had reading lights)
Convenient upper berth climbing arrangement
Urinal in 2 toilets per coach
Baby Nappy Changing Pad in 2 toilets per coach
Display Monitor Screen for the CCTV installed in the coach.
Dustbins in each bay inside the coach.


In addition to these, all the existing features of Humsafar Express coaches will continue to be available, some of which are listed below:



Aesthetically pleasing colour scheme with anti-graffiti coating and distinctive 3D
numbering on the exterior.

Pleasing interiors with attractive and colourfully co-ordinated seats, berths, partitions,
            curtains, improved/hygienic toilets, film type mirrors, etc.

Deodorizer, Dustbins, Sleek bottle holders in the cabins
Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) surveillance of the common areas of the coaches.
Integrated Braille displays for the visually impaired.
Hygienic lavatories with odour flushing system
Global Positioning System (GPS) based Passenger information system
Passenger announcement system
Fire and Smoke detection system in the coaches.
Fire detection and suppression system in the Power cars
Equipped with Auto Vending Machine and Mini Pantry with Oven/Fridge


A total of 11 Humsafar trains have been announced by the Ministry of Railways in the new time table. Of these, 6 trains of Humsafar Express namely:

12595/12596 Gorakhpur- Anand Vihar

12503/12504 Kamakhya- Bangalore Cantt,

22887/22888 Howrah- Yesvantpur,

14715/14716 Sriganganagar- Tiruchchirapalli,

22867/22868 Durg- Nizamuddin,

22919/22920 Ahmedabad- Chennai Central

These trains are running with a composition of 16 AC 3 Tier coaches and 2 Power cars.

Hon’ble Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu who is visiting Vijayawada tomorrow (15-06-2017), will be flagging off 2 trains of Humsafar Express namely train no.22705/22706 Tirupati - Jammutawi & train no 20889/20890 Howrah- Vijaywada Humsafar train. The remaining Humsafar trains will also be introduced in due course.

It is planned to manufacture 10 Humsafar rakes during the current financial year at Modern Coach Factory, Raebareli and Rail Coach Factory, Kapurthala. The cost of a Humsafar AC 3 Tier coach Rs.2.58 crores, as compared to Rs.2.39 crores for a normal LHB AC 3 Tier coach.
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Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu, Minister of Railways, launches Mission Retro-Fitment to enhance the passenger experience

To enhance the passengers experience by upgrading existing fleet of coaches with better furnishing, aesthetics & amenities and better safety features with a view to provide a safe and comfortable travel, Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu has launched MISSION RETRO-FITMENT in Rail Bhavan today. Member Traffic, Railway Board, Mohd Jamshed, Member Rolling Stock, Railway Board, Shri Ravindra Gupta, Member Staff, Railway Board, Shri Pradeep Kumar were among those present on the occasion.

Speaking on the occasion, Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu said, “ Mission Retro-Fitment is an ambitious program to upgrade the level of furnishing & amenities in the coaches of Indian Railways. This is one of the largest  retro fitment project in the world as Indian Railways’ 40,000 coaches will be refurbished and retrofitted in the next five years. This Mission Retrofitment is an endeavour to provide better travel experience as the interiors of the coaches would be refurbished & the retrofitment of Center Buffer Coupler with balanced draft gear would add more to safety of the passengers. By 2020, Indian Railways would provide a new travel experience to the passenger over Indian Railways. This mission is challenging as it will be carried out without affecting the traffic operation. On the occasion, MR Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu also released a booklet giving parameters & guidelines on this mega exercise of retrofitment and refurbishment.



GUIDELINES OF MISSION RETRO-FITMENT

Refurbishing : Upgradation of Coaches with Improved Interiors

●         It has been planned to induct about 40,000 coaches with upgraded interiors by 2022-23.

●       RSP sanction for refurbishing of 6,700 coaches are already available.

●        Approximate Cost : Rs.30 lacs per coach.
Year

No. of Coaches

2017-18
1,000
2018-19
3,000
2019-20
5,000
2020-21
5,500
2021-22
5,500
2022-23
5,000
New manufacture with upgraded interiors  (18-19 to 22-23)
15,000
Total
40,000

Strategy
Existing RSP Sanctions

●       700 Coaches : Allotted to ZRs/PUs (Western Central Railways -411, Integral Coach Factory (ICF)-189, Central Railway-75, Rail Coach Factory Kapurthala-25); these are under different stages of tendering and execution.


●       57 coaches have been refurbished by Coach Rehabilitation Workshop/ Bhopal.


●       Refurbished Coaches are running in Varanasi - New Delhi Mahamana Express since 22.01.2016.

●       6,000 Coaches :

●       Tender by ICF :3,000
●       Tender by COFMOW :2,000
●       Tender by WCR :1,000
●       Total 6,700 Coaches.

 Additional sanctions under RSP shall be sought in due course.

            Refurbishing – Salient Points

•         World class ambience
Panels without visible screws, LED Lights,
Modular toilets with concealed plumbing, Branded fittings, Powered venetian blinds, Anti-Graffiti coating, etc.

•         Enhanced Passenger Safety
Fire and Smoke Detection System (in newly manufactured AC coaches),
Double acting compartment door (in AC coaches), Rounded edges at most locations for injury-free, etc.
•         Caring for the Environment
Bio toilets

•         Use of better materials
Such as Polycarbonate ABS, Advanced Composites, Glass Fibre Reinforced Plastic, GFRE, Stainless Steel, etc.
 •         Enhanced Passenger convenience
Passenger Address & Passenger Information System, Braille Signage, Ergonomic design, increased number of mobile / laptop charging points, etc.

Retro-fitment of Centre Buffer Coupler (CBC) with Balanced Draft Gear

●       Board has approved the Retro-fitment of about 32,000 Integral Coach Factory coaches (having a minimum residual life of 10 years), with CBC & Balanced Draft Gear.

●       Sanction under Rolling Stock Programme (RSP) for retrofitment in 16,000 coaches has been obtained vide Pink Book Item No. 1254/17-18.

●       Approximate Cost : Rs.28 lacs per coach.

●       Additional Sanctions under RSP shall be obtained in due course.

●       The work is targeted for completion by 2022-23.

Year

No. of Coaches

2017-18
2,000
2018-19
5,000
2019-20
5,500
2020-21
7,000
2021-22
7,000
2022-23
5,500
Total
32,000

Strategy
 
  In-House 
●       In Mid life Rehabilitation (MLR) and Periodic Overhaul (POH) Workshops.

●       24 coaches already retrofitted have been running in Train No.15120/19 Manduadih - Rameswaram Express since 23.04.2017.

●       Work likely to commence in a regular manner from October’17 after CBC with Balanced Draft Gear is made available.

 
Through Contract :
 
●       In Rly. Premises : COFMOW has invited Tenders for 2,500 coaches that are under finalization, Tentative Commencement of Work from October’17.

●       In Firms’ Premises : COFMOW has invited Tenders for 5,000 coaches, Tender Opening in July 17, Tentative Commencement of Work from November’17.

●         Additional sanctions under RSP shall be sought in due course

 
 
 
 
Retrofitment of CBC – A major structural modification
 
Sequence of Work
●       Stripping of the lavatories and doorway area.

●       Gas cutting the End wall stanchions, Headstock assembly and Trough floor

●       Fabrication of the Head stock compatible with CBC

●       Tack welding of the new Head Stock with the Stanchions pillars and Sole bar.

●       Measuring the camber, followed by full welding of the Head stock

●        Inspection of the critical weld joints using DPT

●        Painting with high performance anti-corrosive epoxy coating

●        Replacement of Sole bars of length 2600 mm and 2700 mm on both sides.

●       Welding of the End wall sheets, Side wall sheets, Turn under and Trough Floor.

●       Cleaning and Painting.
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