30 September 2017

Central Railway Traffic And Power Block on 30.09.2017 /1.10.2017 (Midnight of Sat/Sun)

Central Railway will operate night traffic block of 5 hours and 20 minutes o­n 30.09.2017 (Midnight of Sat / Sun) for launching of foot over bridge girders over platform No. 6 (Up Fast Line), and Platform No. 7 & 8 at Thane station. The details are as under –

Date of Block               : 30.9.2017 / 01.10.2017 (Sat-Sun night)

Duration of Block          : 23.00 hrs to 04.20 hrs

Traffic Block section     : Up Fast line between Thane and Mulund

: 5th and 6th line (Thane Platform 7&8)


PATTERN OF RUNNING OF MAIL/EXPRESS TRAINS DURING THE BLOCK


Following Mail/Express trains will be diverted from 5th line to Down Fast line at Mulund and will pass via Thane platform no 5:

·13202 Lokmanya Tilak Terminus – Rajendranagar Patna Express,

·11013 Lokmanya Tilak Terminus – Coimbatore Express,

·11015 Lokmanya Tilak Terminus – Gorakhpur Kushinagar Express,

·12141 Lokmanya Tilak Terminus – Patliputra Express,

·12219 Lokmanya Tilak Terminus – Secunderabad Duronto Express,

·12811 Lokmanya Tilak Terminus – Hatia Express,

·12167 Lokmanya Tilak Terminus – Varanasi Superfast Express.

Following Mail/Express trains will be diverted via Up slow line between Diva and Mulund stations and will pass via platform no 4 at Thane (double halt o­n platform 4). It will be re-diverted o­n Up fast line at Mulund:

·12172 Haridwar - Lokmanya Tilak Terminus AC Superfast Express,

·11028 Chennai – Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus Mumbai Mail,

·11020 Bubaneshwar - Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus Konark Express,

·11062 Darbhanga -  Lokmanya Tilak Terminus Express,

·11058 Amritsar - Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus Express,

·51028 Pandharpur - Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus Passenger,

·12541 Gorakhpur - Lokmanya Tilak Terminus Superfast Express,

·12134 Manguluru Jn - Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus Express,

·11016 Gorakhpur - Lokmanya Tilak Terminus Kushinagar Express

·16382 Kanyakumari - Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus Jayanti Janta Express,

·12702 Hyderabad - Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus Hussain Sagar Express,

·18519 Vishakapatnam - Lokmanya Tilak Terminus Express,

·18030 Shalimar - Lokmanya Tilak Terminus Express,

·22140 Solapur - Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus Express.

All Mail / Express trains will arrive at their destinations 25 to 30 minutes behind schedule during the block period.


Cancellation of Down local trains

1.CSMT-Kalyan local leaving CSMT at 21.54 hrs

2.Kalyan - CSMT local leaving Kalyan at 23.05 hrs


Passengers are requested to kindly bear with administration for the inconvenience caused.
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Chennai EMU cancelled/SpecialsEMU train services on Moore Market Complex – Avadi – Tiruvallur – Arakkonam – Tiruttani section on 23.30 hrs. to 11.30 hrs. on 30.09/ 01.10.17

Chennai  Electric multiple unit Trains  Due to line block in connection with construction of new Passenger subway at Perambur Loco Works railway station between 23.30 hrs. to 11.30 hrs. on 30.09/ 01.10.17 following will be the pattern of EMU train services on Moore Market Complex – Avadi – Tiruvallur – Arakkonam – Tiruttani section.
EMU trains fully cancelled on 30.09/01.10.2017 (Between 23.30 hrs to 11.30 hrs)
1) Moore Market Complex (MMC) – Avadi EMU trains leaving MMC at 00.15, 07.50, 08.55, 09.00, 09.25, 10.05, 10.15, 10.45 and 11.05 hrs.
2) MMC – Tiruvallur EMU trains leaving MMC at 03.40, 05.15, 05.55, 06.50, 07.45, 08.05, 08.40, 09.15, 09.30 and 09.40 hrs.
3) MMC – Tiruttani EMU trains leaving MMC at 04.00, 07.05 and 10.00 hrs.
4) MMC – Arakkonam EMU trains leaving MMC at 05.30 (Fast), 06.00, 06.45, 08.20 and 09.10 hrs.
5) MMC – Pattabiram Military Siding EMU trains leaving MMC at 04.10, 05.05, 06.20, 07.25 and 11.15 hrs.
6) MMC – Kadambattur EMU train leaving MMC at 10.30 hrs.
7) MMC – Tirupati EMU train leaving MMC at 07.15 hrs.
8) MMC – Tirupati Fast EMU train leaving MMC at 09.50 hrs.
9) MMC – Ennore EMU train leaving MMC at 05.40 hrs.
10) Chennai Beach – Pattabiram Military Siding EMU trains leaving MMC at 09.10 and 10.05 hrs.
11) Chennai Beach – Arakkonam EMU trains leaving Chennai Beach at 01.20 and 04.20 hrs.
12) Chennai Beach – Avadi EMU trains leaving Chennai Beach at 07.10, 08.10, 11.05 hrs.
13) Chennai Beach – Tiruvallur EMU trains leaving Chennai Beach at 05.30, 06.15 and 09.50 hrs.
14) Avadi – Tiruvallur EMU train leaving Avadi at 07.15 hrs.
15) Avadi – Tiruttani EMU train leaving Avadi at 06.25 hrs.
16) Avadi – Pattabiram Military Siding EMU train leaving Avadi at 02.50 hrs.
17) Tiruvallur – Kadambattur EMU train leaving Tiruvallur at 05.50 hrs.
18) Tiruvallur – Ponneri EMU leaving Tiruvallur at 05.20 hrs.
19) Arakkonam – Tiruttani EMU trains leaving Arakkonam at 04.15 and 05.10 hrs.
20) Ennore – Tiruvallur EMU train leaving Ennore at 06.40 hrs.
21) Ponneri – MMC EMU leaving Ponneri at 08.00 hrs.
22) Tiruvallur – MMC EMU leaving Tiruvallur at 11.30 hrs.
Shuttle Services: The following shuttle services will be run on 01.10.2017 for the convenience of passengers.
1. Shuttle services from Avadi to Pattabiram Military Siding leaving Avadi at 04.50, 05.55, 07.05, 08.10 and 10.00 hrs.
2. Shuttle services from Pattabiram Military Siding to Avadi leaving Pattabiram Military Siding at 03.20, 05.30, 06.35, 07.40, 08.45 and 10.30 hrs.
Passenger Specials: The following passenger specials will be run on 01.10.2017 in lieu of the cancelled EMUs for the convenience of passengers.
1) Passenger Special from Avadi to MMC leaving Avadi at 04.00, 04.40, 05.25, 06.15 and 06.40, and 10.15 hrs.
2) Passenger Special from Avadi to Chennai Beach leaving Avadi at 04.25, 07.40 and 08.15 hrs.
3) Passenger Special from Tiruvallur to MMC leaving Tiruvallur at 03.50, 05.55, 09.10 and 10.05 and 10.55 hrs.
4) Passenger Special from Arakkonam to Chennai Beach leaving Arakkonam at 04.00 and 06.25 (Fast) hrs.
5) Passenger Special from Arakkonam to MMC leaving Arakkonam at 03.45, 04.40, 05.05, 06.40, 07.15, 08.15 and 08.55 hrs.
6) Passenger Special from Tiruttani to MMC leaving Tiruttani at 06.30, 08.50 and 09.40 hrs.
7) Passenger Special from Tiurttani to Chennai Beach leaving Tiruttani at 08.50 hrs.
8) Passenger Special from Tirupati to MMC leaving Tirupati at 05.00 hrs.
9) Passenger Special from Vellore to Chennai Beach (Fast) leaving Vellore 06.00 hrs.
10) Passenger Special from MMC to Arakkonam leaving at MMC at 06.00 and 11.05 hrs.
11) Passenger Special from Pattabiram Military Siding to MMC leaving Pattabiram Military Siding at 10.30 hrs.
12) Passenger Special from Chennai Beach to Avadi leaving Chennai Beach at 11.05 hrs.
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Special fare special trains between Coimbatore – Rameswaram –Coimbatore

Train No.06076 Coimbatore – Rameswaram special fare special train will leave Coimbatore at 18.30 hrs. on 01st October, 2017 and reach Rameswaram at 04.00 hrs. the next day.
Train No.06075 Rameswaram – Coimbatore special fare special train will leave Rameswaram at 22.00 hrs. on 02nd October, 2017 and reach Coimbatore at 08.10 hrs. the next day.
Composition: AC 2-tier – 1, Sleeper Class – 12, General Second Class – 2 & Luggage-cum-brake van – 2 coaches.
Stoppages: Palakkad, Palakkad Town, Pollachi, Udumalaipettai, Palani, Dindigul, Madurai, Manamadurai, Paramakkudi and Ramanathapuram.
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Special trains between Chennai Egmore – Tirunelvel– Chennai Egmore,Chennai Central to Ernakulam Jn



1. Special fare special trains between Chennai Egmore – Tirunelveli

Train No.06001 Chennai Egmore – Tirunelveli special fare special train will leave Chennai Egmore at 21.05 hrs. on 06th October, 2017 and reach Tirunelveli at 10.45 hrs. the next day.

Train No.06002 Tirunelveli – Chennai Egmore special fare special train will leave Tirunelveli at 14.45 hrs. on 08th October, 2017 and reach Chennai Egmore at 03.45 hrs. the next day.

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

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

Train No.06002 Tirunelveli – Chennai Egmore special fare special train will stop at Mambalam also.

2. Special fare special trains between Chennai Central – Ernakulam Jn.

Train No.06005 Chennai Central – Ernakulam Jn. special fare special train will leave Chennai Central at 22.30 hrs. on 06th October, 2017 and reach Ernakulam Jn. at 10.55 hrs. the next day.

Train No.06006 Ernakulam Jn. – Chennai Central special fare special train will leave Ernakulam Jn. at 19.00 hrs. on 08th and 15th October, 2017 and reach Chennai Central at 07.20 hrs. the next day.

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

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

Train No.06005 Chennai Central – Ernakulam Jn. special fare special train will stop at Ernakulam Town also.

Train No.06006 Ernakulam Jn. – Chennai Central special fare special train will stop at Perambur also.

3. Suvidha special train from Chennai Central to Ernakulam Jn.

Train No.82631 Chennai Central – Ernakulam Jn. Suvidha special train will leave Chennai Central at 22.30 hrs. on 13th October, 2017 and reach Ernakulam Jn. at 10.55 hrs. the next day.

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

Stoppages: Katpadi, Jolarpettai, Salem, Erode, Tiruppur, Coimbatore, Palakkad, Thrisur and Aluva and Ernakulam Town.

4. Suvidha special train from Chennai Egmore to Tirunelveli

Train No.82601 Chennai Egmore – Tirunelveli Suvidha special train will leave Chennai Egmore at 21.05 hrs. on 13th October, 2017 and reach Tirunelveli at 10.45 hrs. the next day.

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

Stoppages: Tambaram, Chengalpattu, Villupuram, Vriddhachalam, Tiruchchirappalli, Dindigul, Madurai, Virudhunagar, Satur and Kovilpatti.

Advance reservations for the above trains will commence at 08.00 hrs. on 01.10.2017
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SPECIAL TRAIN TAMBARAM – SENGOTTAI SPECIAL TRAIN SERVICES ON MAIN LINE CANCELLATION OF TAMBARAM - SENGOTTAI SPECIAL TRAIN SERVICES ON CHORD LINE AND

The following Tambaram – Sengottai – Tambaram Special fare Special trains (via Chord line i.e. via Villupuram, Vriddhachalam) announced earlier are fully cancelled due to operational reasons.
All the 21 services of Train No.06069 Tambaram – Sengottai special fare special train scheduled to leave Tambaram at 06.00 hrs. on 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 11, 12, 13, 14, 16, 18, 19, 20, 21, 23, 25, 26, 27, 28.& 30 October 2017 are fully cancelled
All the 21 services of Train No.06070 Sengottai – Tambaram special fare special train scheduled to leave Sengottai at 06.00 hrs. on 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 12, 13, 14, 15, 17, 19, 20, 21, 22, 24, 26, 27, 28, 29 & 31 October 2017 are fully cancelled
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However, Train No.06069/06070 Tambaram – Sengottai – Tambaram Special Fare Specials (5 days in a week) shall be run on Mainline as follows:-
Train No.06069 Tambaram – Sengottai special fare special trains will leave Tambaram at 05.00 hrs. on 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 11, 12, 13, 14, 16, 18, 19, 20, 21, 23, 25, 26, 27, 28.& 30 October 2017 and reach Sengottai at 19.30 hrs the same day.
Train No.06070 Sengottai – Tambaram special fare special trains will leave Sengottai at 06.00 hrs. on 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 12, 13, 14, 15, 17, 19, 20, 21, 22, 24, 26, 27, 28, 29 & 31 October 2017 and reach Tambaram at 22.15 hrs the same day.
These specials will be run via Mainline and will stop at Chengalpattu, Melmaruvathur, Villupuram, Chidambaram, Mayiladuthurai, Kumbakonam, Thanjavur, Tiruchchirappalli, Karaikkudi, Sivaganga, Manamadurai, Aruppukottai, Virudhunagar, Tiruthangal, Sivakasi, Srivilliputtur, Rajapalayam, Sankarankovil, Kadayanallur and Tenkasi.
Reservation for the above trains will commence on Saturday 30th September 2017
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High-Level Meeting on Railways Safety was Held in Mumbai Various Major Decisions were Taken Regarding Rail Safety by Hon’ble Minister of Railways

A high-level meeting on Railways Safety was held in Mumbai today, under the chairmanship of Hon’ble Minister of Railways, Shri Piyush Goyal to comprehensively review Safety measures in Mumbai Suburban Railways as well as entire Indian Railways. This meeting was held at WR headquarter’s at Churchgate on 30th September,2017.

Various major decisions were taken in the meeting, wherein passenger safety has been accorded the highest priority. Accordingly, several important decisions were taken to empower Railway officers to take strong measures to improve passenger safety and security. Some of the points are outlined herewith :

• Foot Over Bridges (FOBs), platforms and pathways on platform end to be treated as Safety items having highest priority with no restriction of budget. Earlier only the first FOB at a station was considered as essential and subsequent as passenger amenity.

• For next 18 months, General Managers of Railway zones have been delegated powers without limit for Safety related issues. They shall intimate Financial Commissioner (FC) within a week of sanction for provision, and FC shall confirm the same within 15 days. In case of disagreement, the matter shall be put up to the Railway Board for final decision within the same 15 days.

• Additional Escalators sanctioned at stations of the Mumbai Suburban system having high footfall with the details to be finalised within 15 days. Similar exercise will be carried out for all high use stations all over India.

• 200 officers to be relocated from Head Quarters as in field to strengthen ground operations and project implementation.

• Brilliant & enthusiastic Station Directors are being posted at 75 stations all over India to bring dynamism in operations.

• Within the next 15 months, CCTV cameras will be installed in all suburban trains in Mumbai with monitoring mechanism. This shall be done in parallel across India as well.

• Delegation of financial & administration powers to field units by October 2017 to reduce red tape and push development & delivery.

These steps will lead to improvement in the functioning and operations of railways to ensure improvement in the standards of safety.

Shri Ashwani Lohani - Chairman, Railway Board and all railway board members were present in this meeting along with Shri A. K. Gupta-General Manager of Western Railway and Shri D. K. Sharma-General Manager of Central Railway and security officials of the state govt. 
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29 September 2017

Indian Railways to Launch 100 New Suburban Rail Services In Mumbai area

Indian Railways to Launch 100 New Suburban Rail Services In Mumbai area.

With these additional services, the total suburban local train services in Mumbai of Western Railway and Central Railway put together will increase from existing 2983 services to 3083 suburban services.

Introduction of these new suburban services will benefit 77 lakh commuters travelling daily over Mumbai suburban network by reducing congestion and providing faster commute.

In a major boost to suburban rail services in Mumbai area, Indian Railways is introducing one hundred additional local train services on its Mumbai suburban network of Western Railway and Central Railway zones.  With these additional services, the total suburban services in Mumbai of Western Railway and Central Railway put together will increase from existing 2983 services to 3083 suburban services.

These services will be launched tomorrow i.e. 29th September 2017 in a grand programme to be held in Mumbai by Minister of Railways & Coal, Shri Piyush Goyal in the presence of several dignitaries.

Out of these 100 services, thirty two new services will be introduced on Western Railway while sixty eight services will be introduced on Central Railway.

‘On Western Railway’, seventeen services will be introduced from 1st October, 2017 in ‘up’ direction and fifteen services will be introduced in ‘down’ direction from 1st October, 2017. In all, thirty two new services will be introduced in Western Railway. Western Railway presently runs 1323 sub-urban services. After addition of these services, the total sub-urban services on Western Railway will reach upto 1355.

‘On Central Railway’, fourteen suburban services will be introduced on ‘harbour line’ from 2nd October, 2017, fourteen suburban services will be introduced on ‘trans-harbour line’ from 2nd October, 2017, sixteen suburban services on ‘main line’ will be introduced from 1st November, 2017 and twenty four suburban services on ‘harbour’ and ‘trans-harbour lines’ will be introduced from 31st January, 2018.  In all, sixty eight services will be introduced in Central Railway. Central Railway presently runs 1660 sub-urban services. After addition of these services, the total sub-urban services on Central Railway will reach upto 1728.

Introduction of these new suburban services will benefit 77 lakh commuters travelling daily over Mumbai suburban network by reducing congestion and providing faster commute.
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Shri Piyush Goyal, Minister of Railways announces key decisions for Transformation of Indian Railways

Inspired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi’s goal of making Railways the engine that fuels our vikasyatra (development journey) towards New India, Minister of Railways, Shri Piyush Goyal announced various decisions taken by Ministry of Railways for Transformation of Indian Railways today i.e.28th September, 2017 in Rail Bhavan.  Minister of State for Communication (I/c) & Minister of State for Railways, Shri Manoj Sinha was also present on the occasion. Chairman, Railway Board, Shri Ashwani Lohani and all board members were present on the occasion.

Minister of Railways, Shri Piyush Goyal said, “Railways is committed to ensuring high standards of safety, speed and service for Indian consumers and also ensuring contribution to national development. In the past one month, Indian Railways has taken significant transformative steps to ensure this goal.”

Several decisions announced by the Minister of Railways, Shri Piyush Goyal are as under
Highest priority to passenger safety
●       Overriding and perceptible priority to safety

●       Priority to track renewal over new lines/gauge conversion/ in allotment of rails

●       Tremendous stress on field inspections by officers

●       Overriding priority for granting maintenance blocks

●       Eliminating remaining 5,000 unmanned level crossings in a time-bound manner

●       Shift to LHB coaches from ICF coaches by next year

●       Provision of CCTV cameras in coaches and stations for enhanced security especially benefitting women and senior citizens

●       Ramping up electronic interlocking of signals in place of manual interlocking
●       Revamping the existing signalling system - use of TPWS (Train Protection & Warning System)and MTRC (Mobile Train Radio Communication). Also considering modern signalling systems for suburban and long distance trains
●       Using technology like ultra sonic frequency detection, cameras for detecting defects etc.
●       All RPF staff and TTEs to be in proper uniform while on duty to bring in transparency
●       RPF staff will not check tickets, which is the function of TTEs. They shall however assist ticket checking squads.
Transforming through technology
●       Stress on extensive use of mobile apps for monitoring and passenger services
●       All stations and trains to have high speed wi-fi connectivity
●       Proposed to increase speed of around 700 trains with effect from 1st November 2017. 48 trains are being converted from Mail express to the Superfast category
●       Expediting the project for GPS based real time monitoring of train movement
●       Expediting satellite based mapping of all Railway assets through ISRO
Energy efficiency
●       Completion of electrification by the next 4-5 years. This will lead to savings in energy costs of over Rs. 10,000 cr while reducing pollution and dependence on imported diesel

●       100% LED lighting and energy efficient appliances like fans, ACs etc. to be introduced in in trains, stations, office buildings and residential colonies in a time bound manner

Faster Redevelopment of stations
●       About 20 stations will be modernised in an expedited manner with superior infrastructure and passenger facilities including hotels, eateries, shopping, disabled friendly, multimodal transport hub, security etc. by December 2018

●       Identifying additional stations and trying to create a self-financing business model like reassessing tenure of contract, access control and freedom to sublease etc.

Railway Stations as Multi-utility centres
●       Many stations that receive very few trains in a day are proposed to be used as Multi-utility centres for activities like yoga centres, skilling, educational purposes etc.

Upgrading health and education facilities
●       In addition, schools and hospitals operated by Indian Railways will be improved with infrastructure facilities, which will benefit not only railway employees but also other people

Human resources
●       Tremendous stress is being laid on welfare of human resources

●       Grievance Redressal Camps are being organised regularly. Grievance Redressal Cells are being set up in every Zonal/divisional headquarters for hearing employee complaints

●       Extensive delegation of powers is being done

●       Process reforms to improve the efficiency of the system is being taken up in an aggressive manner

●       Reduction in number of organisational layers is being analysed

●       Posting of brilliant and enthusiastic officers as Station Directors at 75 A1 Class Stations to bring dynamism in operations

●       Posting additional ADRMs to strengthen divisional work by reallocation from headquarters

Focus on welfare of field staff
●       Improving overall working conditions of Group D category staff. For example, gang-men, who are responsible to ensuring track safety, and who have to walk around 15-16 kms on an average in a particular day will be provided with comfortable uniforms and better quality shoes. Their living quarters (Gang huts) too will be improved

●       Running rooms of loco drivers are being air conditioned

Enhancing Railway Revenue through monetisation of assets
●       Monetisation of railway assets will improve finances and the operating ratio, freeing up resources for critical railway projects. This will be done by making land monetisation attractive by changing various rules and regulations

These improvements will help the lifeline of our nation to flourish as well as contribute more to our economic and social development. The transformation of the Indian Railways is well under way to ensure it is not just the compulsion of the people but the choice of the people.
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28 September 2017

2017 Dussehra Special Trains between Narsapur and Secunderabad (Via Bhimavaram & Guntur)


South Central Railway will run special trains between Narsapur and Secunderabad as detailed below:-

Accordingly, Train No. 07255 Narsapur-Secunderabad special train will depart Narsapur at 18:15 hrs o­n 2nd October, 2017 and arrive Secunderabad at 04:00 hrs o­n the next day.

In the return direction, Train No. 07256 Secunderabad-Narsapur special train will depart Secunderabad at 21:00 hrs o­n 3rdOctober, 2017 and arrive Narsapur at 05:30 hrs o­n the next day.

Enroute, these special trains will stop at Palakollu, Viravasaram, Bhimavaram, Bhimavaram Town, Akividu, Kaikalur, Gudivada, Vijayawada, Guntur, Sattenapalli, Piduguralla, Nadikudi, Miryalaguda and Nalgonda stations in both the directions.

These special trains consist of AC II Tier, AC III Tier, Sleeper Class and General Second Class Coaches.
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TEMPORARY STOPPAGE AT KARUNAGAPPALLI

Birthday celebrations of Amma Shri Amritanandamayi Devi, the following trains have been provided temporary stoppage of o­ne minute duration at Karunagappalli (in Kerala).
Train
Date of Departure
Timings at
Karunagappalli

Train No.12695 Chennai Central -
Thiruvananthapuram Express
Train leaving Chennai Central o­n
7.10.17 & 8.10.17
05.28/05.29
Train No.12696
Thiruvananthapuram – Chennai Central Express
Train leaving Thiruvananthapuram o­n
8.10.17 & 9.10.17
18.36/18.37
Train No.12623 Chennai Central -
Thiruvananthapuram Express
Train leaving Chennai Central o­n
7.10.17 & 8.10.17
09.28/09.29
Train No.12624 Thiruvananthapuram – ChennaiCentral Express
Train leaving Thiruvananthapuram o­n
8.10.17 & 9.10.17
16.17/16.18
Train No.16316 Kochuveli –
KSR Bengaluru Express
Train leaving Kochuveli o­n
8.10.17 & 9.10.17
17.52/17.53
Train No.16315 KSR Bengaluru – Kochuveli Express
Train leaving
KSR Bengaluru o­n
7.10.17 & 8.10.17
06.33/06.34
Train No.12511 Gorakhpur – Thiruvananthapuram Raptisagar Express
Train leaving Gorakhpur o­n
6.10.17
15.13/15.14
Train No.12512 Thiruvananthapuram – Gorakhpur Raptisagar Express
Train leaving Thiruvananthapuram o­n 8.10.2017
07.31/07.32
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Special train between between Bandra (T) – Gandhidham

For the convenience of passengers during the vacation, Western Railway will run Weekly Superfast Special train between between Bandra (T) – Gandhidham o­n special fare.

Ø09433/09434 Bandra (T)-Gandhidham Weekly Superfast Special Train (14 Trips)
Train No. 09433 Bandra (T) – Gandhidham Weekly Superfast Special train will leave Bandra (T) at 00.25 hrs o­n Saturday and will reach Gandhidham at 13.50 hrs o­n the same day. This train will run from 7th October to 18th November, 2017.

Similarly, in return direction Train No. 09434 Gandhidham – Bandra (T) Weekly Superfast Special train will leave Gandhidham at 16.35 hrs o­n Saturday and will reach Bandra (T) at 06.15 hrs, the next day. This train will run from 7th October to 18th November, 2017.

The train will have AC II Tier, AC III Tier, Second sleeper class, General second class and Pantry car.

The train will halt at Borivali, Vapi, Surat, Bharuch, Vadodara, Anand, Nadiad, Ahmedabad, Viramgam, Dhrangadhra, Samakhiali and Bhachau stations in both directions.

The booking for Train No.09433/09434 Bandra (T) – Gandhidham Weekly Superfast Special train will open o­n 28th Sept, 2017.
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WESTERN RAILWAY’s DUSSHERA GIFT TO MUMBAIKARS INTRODUCTION OF 32 NEW SUBURBAN SERVICES INCREASE IN 15 CAR SERVICES FROM 42TO 54 W.E.F. 1st October, 2017

For the comfort and convenience of passengers, Western Railway is introducing 32 new serviceson the suburban section. Shri Piyush Goyal, Hon'ble Minister of Railways & Coal, will be releasing the new suburban timetable o­n 29th September 2017 at a function to be held in Mumbai. Increase in additional services will be effective from 1st October 2017 and includes, 17 services in UP direction & 15 services in DOWN direction, with no reduction in existing services. 04 additional services introduced in morning peak hours and 03 additional services introduced in evening peak hours. 9 services have been worked o­n the 5thline between Andheri – Borivali. o­ne 12 car rake will be augmented to 15 car, taking the total no of 15 car services to 54 from 42, which will be running o­n Sundays also. 04 services are also being extended viz. 1 in Up and 3 in Down direction. Due to the above, there will be changes in the pattern of running of 21 services & 14 services will be speeded up  i.e 07 UP direction & 07 DOWN direction. Therefore, with these changes, the number of daily average of total suburban services o­n Western Railway will now increase from 1323 to 1355 including 110 harbour services, the details of which are detailed as under:

NEW 12 CAR SERVICES

UP Direction
Sr.
No.
Section
Originating
Destination
Station
Time
Station
Time
1
Virar - Andheri
Virar
06.00
Andheri
06.48
2
Nallasopara - Dadar
Nallasopara
07.26
Dadar
08.22
3
Virar - Andheri
Virar
07.48
Andheri
08.35
4
Virar - Borivali
Virar
09.40
Borivali
10.15
5
Virar - Andheri
Virar
09.47
Andheri
10.36
6
Vasai Road - Andheri
Vasai Road
10.58
Andheri
11.49
7
Virar - Andheri
Virar
11.32
Andheri
12.26
8
Borivali – Churchgate
Borivali
11.53
Churchgate
13.01
9
Virar - Andheri
Virar
13.08
Andheri
14.05
10
Virar - Andheri
Virar
13.46
Andheri
14.40
11
Virar - Andheri
Virar
14.53
Andheri
15.50
12
Virar - Andheri
Virar
15.16
Andheri
16.17
13
Virar - Andheri
Virar
15.54
Andheri
16.46
14
Malad  - Churchgate
Malad
16.45
Churchgate
17.27
15
Virar - Andheri
Virar
17.17
Andheri
18.16
16
Vasai Road - Andheri
Vasai Road
17.57
Andheri
18.39
17
Virar – Dadar
Virar
19.37
Dadar
20.42
DOWN Direction
Sr.
No.
Section
Originating
Destination
Station
Time
Station
Time
1
Andheri – Virar
Andheri
06.57
Virar
07.45
2
Dadar – Virar
Dadar
08.29
Virar
09.35
3
Andheri - Virar
Andheri
08.52
Virar
09.41
4
Borivali – Vasai Road
Borivali
10.19
Vasai Road
10.44
5
Andheri - Virar
Andheri
10.42
Virar
11.34
6
Andheri - Virar
Andheri
12.01
Virar
13.02
7
Andheri  - Bhayander
Andheri
12.35
Bhayander
13.12
8
Churchgate – Virar
Churchgate
13.08
Virar
14.52
9
Andheri – Virar
Andheri
14.13
Virar
15.12
10
Andheri – Virar
Andheri
14.50
Virar
15.43
11
Andheri – Virar
Andheri
16.10
Virar
17.09
12
Andheri – Vasai Road
Andheri
16.59
Vasai Road
17.42
13
Andheri – Virar
Andheri
18.45
Virar
19.33
14
Andheri – Nallasopara
Andheri
18.52
Nallasopara
19.45
15
Dadar - Virar
Dadar
20.47
Virar
21.48
§NEW 15 CAR SERVICES
Sr.
No.
Section
Originating
Destination
Station
Time
Station
Time
1
Virar  – Churchgate
Virar
05.07
Churchgate
06.25
2
Churchgate – Virar
Churchgate
06.33
Virar
07.55
3
Virar  – Churchgate
Virar
08.09
Churchgate
09.36
4
Churchgate – Borivali
Churchgate
09.40
Borivali
10.28
5
Borivali – Churchgate
Borivali
10.34
Churchgate
11.24
6
Churchgate – Virar
Churchgate
11.27
Virar
12.48
7
Virar  – Dadar
Virar
13.14
Dadar
14.22
8
Dadar – Virar
Dadar
14.44
Virar
15.51
9
Virar  – Dadar
Virar
16.03
Dadar
17.09
10
Dadar – Virar
Dadar
17.25
Virar
18.33
11
Virar  – Churchgate
Virar
18.45
Churchgate
20.10
12
Churchgate – Virar
Churchgate
20.14
Virar
21.40

CHANGES IN PATTERN OF RUNNING


·The mode of 16 Churchgate bound (UP direction) trains & 5 Borivali / Virar bound (DOWN direction) trains have been changed. There will be a change in the running pattern of these trains regarding stoppages and working as fast/slow train.

·Two Malad services and 4 Goregaon services will now run fast upto Andheri in morning peak hours.

SERVICES EXTENDED

·Malad – Churchgate (Fast local) departing from Malad at 17.34 hrs will now depart from Borivali at 17.27 hrs (Fast local) and reach Churchgate at 18.16 hrs.

·Churchgate - Bhayandar (Fast local) departing from Churchgate at 12.13 hrs, extended upto Virar and will reach Virar at 13.36 hrs.

·Andheri – Virar (Slow local) departing from Andheri at 20.26 hrs will now depart from Bandra at 20.12 hrs (Slow) and reach Virar at 21.25 hrs.

·Churchgate – Andheri (Slow local) departing from Churchgate at 19.54 hrs, extended upto Borivali and will reach Borivali at 21.02 hrs.

CHANGES IN SCHEDULE

·The timings of Train No. 19215 Saurashtra Express at Borivali will change from 09.02/09.06 hrs to 09.02/09.05 hrs and at Virar from 09.40/09.42 hrs to 09.38/09.40 hrs.

·The scheduled departure of Train No.19029 Bandra Terminus – Mahuva Jn. is postponed from 11.35 hrs to 11.45 hrs.

·The timings of Train No. 14707 Ranakpur Express at Borivali will change from 08.40/08.44 hrs to 08.50/08.54 hrs with no change in arrival timing at Bandra Terminus.

·The timings of Train No. 12954 August Kranti Rajdhani Express at Borivali will change from 08.52/08.54 hrs to 08.56/08.58 hrs and at Andheri from 09.10/09.12 hrs to 09.12/09.14 hrs with no change in arrival timing at Mumbai Central.

·The timings of Train No. 59023 Valsad Fast Passenger at Dadar will change from 18.21/18.23 hrs to 18.23/18.25 hrs & will be dealt from Platform No. 5 and the timings at Borivali from 18.53/18.55 hrs to 18.55/18.57hrs.
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