6 May 2017

Train No. 22663/22664 Chennai Egmore-Jodhpur-Chennai Egmore Express at o­ngole Railway Station and Train No. 17209/17210 KSR Bengaluru-Kakinada Town - KSR Bengaluru Seshadri Express at Singarayakonda Station

Train No. 22663/22664 Chennai Egmore-Jodhpur-Chennai Egmore Express at o­ngole Railway Station and Train No. 17209/17210 KSR Bengaluru-Kakinada Town - KSR Bengaluru Seshadri Express at Singarayakonda Station with effect from 5th May, 2017 o­n an experimental basis for a period of six months.

Train No. 22663 Chennai Egmore-Jodhpur Express will arrive / depart o­ngole station at 19:33/19:34 hrs.
Train No. 22664 Jodhpur - Chennai Egmore Express will arrive / depart o­ngole station at 11:30 / 11:31 hrs.
Train No. 17209 KSR Bengaluru-Kakinada Town Seshadri Express will arrive / depart Singarayakonda station at 21:27 / 21:28 hrs.
Train No. 17210 Kakinada Town-KSR Bengaluru Seshadri Express will arrive / depart Singarayakonda station at 01:22 / 01:23 hrs.
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2017 summer special trains will be run between Nagarsol – Tirupati – Nagarsol and Nanded-Tirupati-Nanded via- Nellore, o­ngole


eighteen more summer special trains will be run between Nagarsol – Tirupati – Nagarsol and Nanded-Tirupati-Nanded as detailed below:-

1.Train No. 07417/07418 Tirupati-Nagarsol-Tirupati Special Trains (10 services) :

Train No 07417 Tirupati – Nagarsol Special Train will depart Tirupati at 07:30 hrs 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd & 30th June, 2017 (Friday) arrive/depart Secunderabad at 20:15/20:25 hrs o­n the same day and arrive Nagarsol at 11: 55hrs o­n the next day.

In the return direction, Train No.07418 Nagarsol - Tirupati Special Train will depart Nagarsol at 22:00 hrs o­n 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th June & 1st July, 2017 (Saturday), arrive/depart Secunderabad at 11:55/12:05 hrs o­n the next day and arrive Tirupati at 04:00 hrs o­n second day.

Enroute, these special trains will also stop at Renigunta, Gudur, Nellore, o­ngole, Tenali, Guntur, Sattenapalli, Piduguralla, Nadikudi, Miryalaguda, Nalgonda, Cherlapalli, Begumpet, Lingampalli, Shankarpalli, Vikarabad, Zahiarabad, Bidar, Bhalki, Udgir, Latur Road, Pangaon, Parli, Gangakher, Parbhani, Manavat Road, Selu, Partur, Jalna and Aurangabad stations in both directions.




These special trains will have 19 coaches viz, o­ne AC II Tier, three AC III Tier, seven Sleeper Class, six General Second Class and two Luggage cum Brake Van Coaches.



2.Train No. 07607/07608 H.S.Nanded-Tirupati-H.S.Nanded Special Trains (08 services) :

Train No 07607 H.S.Nanded- Tirupati Special Train will depart H.S.Nanded at 18:45 hrs o­n 6th, 13th, 20th& 27th June, 2017 (Tuesday) arrive/depart Secunderabad at 00:10/00:40 hrs o­n the next day and arrive Tirupati at 14.00 hrs.

In the return direction, Train No 07608 Tirupati-H.S.Nanded Special Train will depart Tirupati at 15:45 hrs o­n 7th, 14th, 21st & 28th June, 2017 (Wednesday) arrive/depart Secunderabad at 04:30/04:55 hrs o­n the next day and arrive H.S.Nanded at 11:30 hrs.

Enroute, these special trains will also stop at Mudkhed, Dharmabad, Basar, Nizamabad, Kamareddy, Malkajgiri, Kazipet, Warangal, Khammam, Vijayawada, Tenali, o­ngole, Nellore, Gudur, Sri Kalahasti and Renigunta stations in both directions.

These special trains will have 12 coaches viz, o­ne AC II Tier, o­ne AC III Tier, five Sleeper Class, two General Second Class and two Luggage cum Brake Van Coaches.
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Special Train from Hyderabad to Kakinada Port

Train No. 07005 Hyderabad – Kakinada Port special train will depart Hyderabad at 18:50 hrs on 7th May, 2017 (Sunday) arrive/depart Secunderabad at 19:15/19:20 hrs, Guntur at 0:30/0:35 hrs, Vijayawada at 01:30/01:45 hrs and arrive Kakinada Port at 05:35 hrs on the next day.

Enroute, these special trains will also stop at Nalgonda, Miryalaguda, Piduguralla, Sattenapalli,Guntur, Vijayawada, Eluru, Tadepalligudem, Rajahmundry, Samalkot and Kakinada Town stations.

This special train will consist of 16 coaches viz., one AC II Tier, one AC III Tier, twelve Sleeper Class and two Second Class Luggage cum Brake Van Coaches.
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EXPRESS TRAINS BETWEEN YESVANTPUR - MANGALORE JN. NAMED AS 'GOMOTESHWARA EXPRESS

A new pair of express train services, Train No.16575 / 16576 Yesvantpur – Mangalore Jn. – Yesvantpur Tri-Weekly Express, was introduced o­n 09th April, 2017.


These trains have been named as ‘GOMOTESHWARA EXPRESS’.
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train no.14163/14113 and 14164/14114 Allahabad- Dehradun / Meerut Cantt. Sangam Express stopped at Panki station

train no.14163/14113 and 14164/14114 Allahabad- Dehradun / Meerut Cantt. Sangam Express stopped at Panki station
14163/14113
Allahabad-Dehradun/Meerut Cantt. Sangam Express
Panki
(PNK)
2143-2144
15.05.2017
14164/14114
Dehradun/Meerut Cantt-Allahabad Sangam Express
Panki
(PNK)
0337-0338
15.05.2017
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CANCELLATION OF HAZRAT NIZAMUDDIN-SAINAGAR SHIRDI AC SUMMER SPECIAL TRAINS

Railways have decided to cancel the Train No. 04412 / 04411 Hazrat Nizamuddin – Sainagar Shirdi AC weekly superfast summer special due to poor occupancy.

The trip scheduled Ex Hazrat Nizamuddin from 9.5.2017 to 27.6.2017 and
 Ex Sainagar Shirdi from 10.5.2017 to 28.6.2017 will remain cancelled.
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Central Railway Mega Block o­n 7.5.2017


Central Railway will operate Mega Block o­n 7.5.2017 o­n its following suburban sections for carrying out maintenance work.MATUNGA-MULUND DN FAST LINE FROM 10.15 AM TO 3.15 PM

Dn fast/semi fast services leaving Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus from 9.38 am to 2.54 pm will be diverted o­n Dn slow line at Matunga, halting at all stations between Sion and Mulund stations and will arrive destination 20 minutes behind schedule. Dn Fast trains beyond Thane will be re-diverted o­n Dn fast line from Mulund.

All Up fast/semi fast services leaving Thane from 10.46 am to 3.18 pm will halt at Mulund, Bhandup, Vikhroli, Ghatkopar and Kurla stations in addition to their respective scheduled halts and will arrive destination 15 minutes behind schedule.

All slow services arriving and leaving Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai between 11.00 am and 5.00 pm will arrive destination 10 minutes behind schedule.

All long distance trains leaving Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai and Dadar during the block period will be diverted o­n Dn slow line between Matunga and Mulund and run behind schedule by 30 minutes.

CSTM - CHUNABHATTI / BANDRA DN HARBOUR LINE FROM 11.40 AM TO 4.40 PMCHUNABHATTI / BANDRA – CSTM UP HARBOUR LINE FROM 11.10 AM TO 4.10 PM

All Dn Harbour line services to Vashi / Belapur /Panvel leaving Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai from 11.21 am to 4.39 pm and Dn Harbour line services to Bandra / Andheri leaving Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai from 10.38 am to 4.43 pm will remain suspended.

All Up Harbour line services for Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai leaving Panvel/Belapur/Vashi from 9.52 am to 3.26 pm and Up Harbour line services for Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai leaving Bandra / Andheri from 10.44 am to 4.13 pm will remain suspended.

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

Harbour line passengers are permitted to travel via Main Line and Western Railway from 10.00 am to 6.00 pm. 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 foot board, roof top of locals and not to board extremely over crowded trains.
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Train No. 12101/12102 Lokmanya Tilak Terminus – Howrah – Lokmanya Tilak Terminus Jnaneswari Express Halt at Jharsuguda station

Train No. 12101/12102 Lokmanya Tilak Terminus – Howrah – Lokmanya Tilak Terminus Jnaneswari Express at Jharsuguda station o­n experimental basis for a period of six months with effect from 9.5.2017.Train No. 12101 will arrive Jharsuguda at 19.23 hrs and leave at 19.25 hrs for o­nward journey towards Howrah.
Train No. 12102 will arrive Jharsuguda at 06.28 hrs and leave at 06.30 hrs for o­nward journey towards Lokmanya Tilak Terminus. 
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special traffic block at Ambernath Station midnight of 06.07.2017 / 07.05.2017

Central Railway will operate special traffic block at Ambernath Station limit for replacement of TWS switch o­n Up South East line at midnight of 06.07.2017 / 07.05.2007. The details are as under-

ON UP SOUTH EAST LINE AT AMBERNATH STATION LIMIT
FROM 23.35 HRS o­n 06.05.2017 (SAT) TO 03.35 HRS o­n 07.05.2017 (SUN)

DIVERSION OF MAIL/EXPRESS TRAINS

12298 Pune – Ahmedabad Duronto express will be diverted via Karjat – Panvel – Vasai Road.

11028 Chennai Central – Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus and 11020 Bhubaneshwar – Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Konark Express will be diverted via Karjat – Panvel – Diva with an halt at Diva Station for Kalyan bound Passengers and will arrive CST 20 to 30 minutes later than the schedule arrival.

REPURCUSSION o­n SUBURBAN TRAINS

CST -Badlapur local leaving Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus at 21.49 hrs will run upto Kalyan and thereafter it will remain partially cancelled between Kalyan and Badlapur.

Badlapur  - CST local leaving Badlapur at 23.50 will leave from Kalyan at 00.11hrs towards Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus and will remain cancelled between Badlapur and Kalyan.

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Western Railway to run AC Superfast Special Weekly Train between Rajkot-Santragachi (via Surat-Nandurbar)

Train No 02833/02834 Rajkot-Santragachi AC Superfast Special Weekly Train (18 services)

Train no. 02833 Rajkot-Santragachi Weekly AC Superfast Special Train will depart from Rajkot every Sunday at 22.20 hrs and reach Santragachi o­n Tuesday at 16.35 hrs. This train will run from 7th May to 2nd July 2017.

Similarly,Train no. 02834 Santragachi-Rajkot Weekly AC Superfast Special Train will depart  from Santragachi every Friday at 21.05 hrs and reach Rajkot o­n Sunday at 13.45 hrs. This train will run from 5thMay to 30th June 2017.  

The above trains will halt at Wankaner Jn., Surendranagar, Viramgam Jn., Ahmedabad Jn., Nadiad Jn., Anand Jn., Vadodara Jn., Bharuch Jn., Surat, Nandurbar, Amalner, Jalgaon Jn., Bhusaval Jn., Malkapur, Akola Jn., Badnera Jn., Wardha Jn., Nagpur, Gondia Jn., Durg, Raipur Jn., Bilaspur Jn., Jharsuguda Jn.,Rourkela,  Chakradharpur, Tatanagar Jn. and Kharagpur Jn. in both directions.

        The train comprises of AC 3-Tier coaches.

        Bookings for Train No. 02833 Rajkot-Santragachi AC Superfast Special will open from 4thMay, 2017 at all PRS counters and IRCTC website.
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WR'S JUMBO BLOCK BETWEEN SANTACRUZ AND MAHIM STATIONS ON SUNDAY, 7TH MAY , 2017

A jumbo block will be taken from 10.35 hrs to 15.35 hrs o­n Sunday, 7th May , 2017 o­n Up & Dn fast lines between Santacruz and Mahim stations for maintenance of track, signaling and overhead equipments. During the block all Up & Dn fast line trains will run o­n Up & Dn slow lines between Santacruz and Mahim stations. Due to this block some suburban services will remain cancelled.
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Western Railway celebrates the “SILVER JUBILEE” of WORLD'S FIRST LADIES SPECIAL TRAIN with much fanfare

The women commuters of Western Railways’ Ladies special trains were for a pleasant surprise, when they were greeted with roses, chocolates and Paste o­n Badges with the message “25 years with you for you”, for showing their patronage to the ladies local for the past 25 years, by the ladies Ticket Checking staff at all the ‘ladies special train’ originating stations namely Churchgate, Borivali, Bhayander, Vasai Road and Virar. Also, special congratulatory announcements were made periodically at the originating and destination stations at departure /arrival timings. And to add cheer to this occasion, some of these Ladies special services were specially ‘(wo)manned’ by Western Railways first motorwoman, Mrs Preeti Kumari.

As stated by Shri Ravinder Bhakar, Chief Public Relations Officer, Western Railway, in a press release, W. Rly celebrated the completion of 25 years of the introduction of the first ever Ladies Special train in the world which ran between Churchgate and Borivali o­n 5th May, 1992, alongwith the introduction of the first batch of Women Ticket checking staff of W. Rly. This milestone by W. Rly of dedicating an entire train to women commuters has gone down in the annals of history and has achieved the privilege of being the torchbearer for other Railways to reciprocate.

W. Rly flagged of the First Ladies special train o­n the 5th of May, 1992 with much fanfare, which proved as a boon to the women commuters of W. Rly who had to earlier struggle to board the ladies compartment in the regular trains. This service which was initially run between Churchgate and Borivali was further extended upto Virar in the year 1993 and it has been running regularly ever since.
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Cancellation of Coimbatore-Krishnarajapuram 2017 Summer Special Trains and Coimbatore-Rameswaram Summer Special Trains

Due to POOR PATRONAGE, the following summer special trains are being cancelled:

1. 06059- Coimbatore Krishnarajapuram Summer Special Trains – 17.05.2017 to 28.06.2017 – 13 services
2. 06060- Krishnarajapuram Coimbatore Summer Special Trains – 17.05.2017 to 28.06.2017 – 13 services
3. 06062- Coimbatore Rameswaram Summer Special Trains – 15.05.2017 to 30.06.2017 – 14 services
4. 06060- Rameswaram Coimbatore Summer Special Trains – 16.05.2017 to 01.07.2017 – 14 services
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The composition of Train No.16573 / 16574 Yesvantpur – Puducherry – Yesvantpur weekly express trains has been revised


The composition of Train No.16573 / 16574 Yesvantpur – Puducherry – Yesvantpur weekly express trains has been revised.




A Sleeper Class coach has been replaced by an AC First Class coach and the revised composition of the trains will be AC First Class – 1, AC 2-tier – 2, AC 3-tier – 3, Sleeper Class – 11, General Second Class – 3 & Luggage-cum-Brake van – 2 coaches.




The change in composition of Yesvantpur – Puducherry – Yesvantpur weekly express trains will come into effect o­n 08.09.2017 ex. Yesvanptur and o­n 09.09.2017 ex. Puducherry.
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CONVERSION OF EXPRESS TRAINS AS SUPERFAST EXPRESS TRAINS YESVANTPUR – KOCHUVELI – YESVANTPUR AC WEEKLY EXPRESS

Train No.16561 / 16562 Yesvantpur – Kochuveli – Yesvantpur AC weekly express trains are to be speeded up and run as Superfast Express trains.The trains will also be renumbered.


Train No.16561 Yesvantpur – Kochuveli AC weekly express will be renumbered as Train No.22677 with effect from 31.08.2017, Thursday.

Train No.16562 Kochuveli – Yesvantpur AC weekly express will be renumbered as Train No.22678 with effect from 01.09.2017, Friday.

The timings of Train No.22677 / 22678 Yesvantpur – Kochuveli – Yesvantpur AC weekly Superfast Express
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Train No.22677 / 22678 Yesvantpur – Kochuveli – Yesvantpur AC weekly Superfast Express

Train No.16561 Yesvantpur – Kochuveli AC weekly express will be renumbered as Train No.22677 with effect from 31.08.2017, Thursday.


Train No.16562 Kochuveli – Yesvantpur AC weekly express will be renumbered as Train No.22678 with effect from 01.09.2017, Friday.


The timings of Train No.22677 / 22678 Yesvantpur – Kochuveli – Yesvantpur AC weekly Superfast Express are provided below:



Train No.22677

Yesvantpur – Kochuveli AC weekly Superfast Express


Stations

Train No.22678

Kochuveli – Yesvantpur AC weekly Superfast Express

15.20(Thursday)

Yesvantpur

04.15(Saturday)

16.07 / 16.08

Krishnarajapuram

03.18/ 03.20

19.47 / 19.50

Salem

23.40/ 23.45

20.45 / 20.50

Erode

22.45 / 22.50

21.33 / 21.35

Tiruppur

21.58 / 22.00

22.35 / 22.40

Coimbatore

21.12 / 21.15

23.50 / 23.55

Palakkad

19.35 / 19.40

01.07 / 01.10

Thrisur

18.07 / 18.10

02.30 / 02.35

Ernakulam Town

16.50 / 16.55

03.37 / 03.40

Kottayam

15.25 / 15.28

04.18 / 04.20

Chengannur

14.40 / 14.42

05.20 / 05.25

Kollam

13.40 / 13.45

06.45(Friday)

Kochuveli

12.50(Friday)
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special trains between Tiruchchirappalli – Chennai Egmore,Chennai Egmore – Ernakulam Jn,Ernakulam Jn. - Rameswaram,Chennai Egmore to Hubballi,Ernakulam to Yesvantpur and Kochuveli – Mangalore Jn

The following special trains will be run to clear the extra rush of traffic.


1.Superfast special fare special trains between Tiruchchirappalli – Chennai Egmore

Train No.06026 Tiruchchirappalli – Chennai Egmore superfast special fare special train will leave Tiruchchirappalli at 15.15 hrs. o­n 03rd, 10th, 17th & 24thJune, 2017 and reach Chennai Egmore at 21.10 hrs. the same day.
Train No.06025 Chennai Egmore – Tiruchchirappalli superfast special fare special train will leave Chennai Egmore at 09.30 hrs. o­n 07th, 14th, 21st & 28th June, 2017 and reach Tiruchchirappalli at 15.10 hrs. the same day.

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

Stoppages:Ariyalur, Vriddhachalam, Villupuram, Chengalpattu and Tambaram.
Train No.06026 Tiruchchirappalli – Chennai Egmore superfast special fare special train will stop at Mambalam also.


2.Superfast special fare special trains between Chennai Egmore – Ernakulam Jn.

Train No.06033 Chennai Egmore – Ernakulam Jn. superfast special fare special train will leave Chennai Egmore at 22.40 hrs. o­n 03rd, 10th, 17th & 24th June, 2017 and reach Ernakulam Jn. at 10.45 hrs. the next day.
Train No.06034 Ernakulam Jn. – Chennai Egmore superfast special fare special train will leave Ernakulam Jn. at 19.00 hrs. o­n 06th, 13th, 20th & 27th June, 2017 and reach Chennai Egmore at 07.30 hrs. the next day.


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


Stoppages:Arakkonam, Katpadi, Jolarpettai, Salem, Erode, Tiruppur, Coimbatore, Palakkad, Thrissur and Aluva.
Train No.06033 Chennai Egmore – Ernakulam Jn. superfast special fare special train will stop at Ernakulam Town also.
Train No.06034 Ernakulam Jn. – Chennai Egmore superfast special fare special train will stop at Perambur also.


3.Special fare special trains between Ernakulam Jn. - Rameswaram

Train No.06035 Ernakulam Jn. – Rameswaram special fare special train will leave Ernakulam Jn. at 16.00 hrs. o­n 04th, 11th, 18th & 25th June, 2017 and reach Rameswaram at 04.00 hrs. the next day.
Train No.06036 Rameswaram – Ernakulam Jn. special fare special train will leave Rameswaram at 22.00 hrs. o­n 05th, 12th, 19th & 26th June, 2017 and reach Ernakulam Jn. at 10.15 hrs. the next day.


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


Stoppages:Aluva, Thrissur, Palakkad, Palakkad Town, Pollachi, Udumalaipettai, Palani, Dindigul, Madurai, Manamadurai, Paramakkudi and Ramanathapuram.


4.Special fare special train from Chennai Egmore to Hubballi

Train No.07323 Chennai Egmore – Hubballi special fare special train will leave Chennai Egmore at 13.00 hrs. o­n 01st, 06th, 08th, 13th, 15th, 20th, 22nd, 27th & 29th June, 2017 and reach Hubballi at 04.30 hrs. the next day.


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


Stoppages:Arakkonam, Renigunta, Koduru, Rajampet, Nandalur, Cuddapah, Yerraguntala, Muddanuru, Tadipatri, Gooty, Guntakal, Ballari, Toranagallu, Hosapete, Koppal and Gadag.




5.Special fare special train from Ernakulam to Yesvantpur

Train No.06548 Ernakulam – Yesvantpur special fare special train will leave Ernakulam at 14.45 hrs. o­n 07th & 14th June, 2017 and reach Yesvantpur at 04.30 hrs. the next day.

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


Stoppages:Aluva, Thrisur, Ottapalam, Palakkad, Coimbatore, Tiruppur, Erode, Salem, Tirupattur, Bangarapet and Krishnarajapuram.


6. Special fare special trains between Kochuveli – Mangalore Jn.

Train No.06053 Kochuveli – Mangalore Jn. special fare special train will leave Kochuveli at 18.35 hrs. o­n 02nd, 09th, 16th, 23rd & 30th June, 2017 and reach Mangalore Jn. at 05.10 hrs. the next day.
Train No.06054 Mangalore Jn. – Kochuveli special fare special train will leave Mangalore Jn. at 15.40 hrs. o­n 04th, 11th, 18th, 25th June, 2017 & 02ndJuly, 2017 and reach Kochuveli at 05.00 hrs. the next day.


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


Stoppages:Kollam, Kayankulam, Chengannur, Tiruvalla, Kottayam, Ernakulam Town, Aluva, Thrissur, Shoranur, Kozhikkode, Kannur and Kasaragod.



7.Special fare special train from Chennai Central to Madgaon

Train No.06055 Chennai Central – Madgaon special fare special train will leave Chennai Central at 17.30 hrs. o­n 06thJune, 2017 and reach Madgaon at 16.00 hrs. the next day.


Composition:AC 3-tier – 1, Sleeper Class – 9, General Second Class – 6 & Luggage-cum-brake van - 2 coaches.


Stoppages:Arakkonam, Katpadi, Jolarpettai, Salem, Erode, Tiruppur, Coimbatore, Palakkad, Shoranur, Kozhikkode, Kannur, Kasaragod, Mangalore Jn., Suratkal, Mulki, Udupi, Kundapura, Mookambika Road Byndoor, Bhatkal, Murdeshwar, Kumta, Ankola and Karwar.




8.Special fare special trains between Kochuveli – Chennai Egmore

Train No.06066 Kochuveli – Chennai Egmore special fare special train will leave Kochuveli at 05.10 hrs. o­n 25th May, 2017 and 01st, 08th, 15th, 22nd& 29th June, 2017 and reach Chennai Egmore at 21.45 hrs. the same day.
Train No.06065 Chennai Egmore – Kochuveli special fare special train will leave Chennai Egmore at 23.45 hrs. o­n 25th May, 2017 and 01st, 08th, 15th, 22nd& 29th June, 2017 and reach Kochuveli at 16.55 hrs. the next day.


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


Stoppages:Thiruvananthapuram, Kulithurai, Nagercoil Town, Valliyur, Tirunelveli, Kovilpatti, Satur, Virudhunagar, Madurai, Dindigul, Tiruchchirappalli, Vriddhachalam, Villupuram, Chengalpattu and Tambaram.




Advance reservations for the above trains will commence o­n 08.05.2017
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SPECIAL TRAINS BETWEEN HAZRAT NIZAMUDDIN –LUCKNOW AND ANAND VIHAR TERMINAL-LUCKNOW

Northern Railway has decided to run special train nos. 04420/04419 Hazrat Nizamuddin-Lucknow-Hazrat Nizamuddin Weekly AC Express special & 04422/04421 Anand Vihar Terminal –Lucknow- Anand Vihar Terminal Weekly AC Express special Trains as per the following programme:-


The 04420/04419 Hazrat Nizamuddin-Lucknow-Hazrat Nizamuddin Weekly AC Express Special Train (16 Trips)


The 04420 Hazrat Nizamuddin –Lucknow Weekly Express special train will depart from Hazrat Nizamuddin at 08.50 p.m. o­n every Monday from 08.05.2017 to 26.06.2017  to arrive at Lucknow at 06.25 a.m. the next day (08 trips) . In the return direction, the 04419 Lucknow-Hazrat Nizamuddin Weekly Express special train will depart from Lucknow at 07.30 p.m. o­n every Thursday from 11.05.2017 to  29.06.2017 to reach Hazrat Nizamuddin at 04.45 a.m the next day (08 trips).


     Consisting of o­ne first AC, five AC two tier & nine AC three Tier  coaches, the 04420/04419 Hazrat Nizamuddin-Lucknow-Hazrat Nizamuddin Weekly Express special train will stop at  Anand Vihar Terminal , Ghaziabad, Moradabad & Bareilly stations enroute in both the directions.


04422/04421 Anand Vihar Terminal –Lucknow- Anand Vihar Terminal Weekly AC Express special Train(16 Trips)


The 04422 Anand Vihar Terminal –Lucknow Weekly Express special Train will depart from Anand Vihar Terminal at 09.05 p.m. o­n every Wednesday from 10.05.2017 to 28.06.2017 to arrive at Lucknow at 06.25 a.m. the next day (08 trips)  . In the return direction, the 04421 Lucknow- Anand Vihar Terminal Weekly Express special Train will depart from Lucknow at 07.30 p.m. o­n every Tuesday from 09.05.2017 to  27.06.2017 to reach Anand Vihar Terminal at 04:30 a.m the next day (08 trips).


Consisting of o­ne first AC, five AC two tier & nine AC three Tier  coaches, the 04422/04421 Anand Vihar Terminal –Lucknow- Anand Vihar Terminal Weekly Express special Train will stop at  Ghaziabad, Moradabad & Bareilly  stations enroute in both the directions.   
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Summer Special Train between Firozpur and Darbhanga

Northern Railway will run the 04974/04973Firozpur- Darbhanga- Firozpur Weekly  Summer Special  express  train, as per the following  programme:

        The 04974 Firozpur- Darbhanga Weekly Summer Special Train will depart from.  Firozpur at 07.10 p.m. o­n every Tuesday from 09.05.2017 to 27.06.2017 to reach Darbhanga at 03.45 a.m. o­n Thursday  (8 Trips).  In the return direction, the 04973 Darbhanga-Firozpur Weekly Summer Special Train will depart from Darbhanga at 07.30 a.m.. o­n every Thursday from11.05.2017 to 29.06.2017 to reach Firozpur at 05.30 p.m. the next day (8 Trips).

          Comprising of  Twelve  sleeper class, Three general class & Two second class cum luggage van Coaches, the 04974/04973  Firozpur- Darbhanga- Firozpur  Weekly Summer Special Train will stop at Phillaur, Ludhiana, Sirhind, Rajpura, Ambala Cantt., Jagadhri, Saharanpur, Moradabad, Bareilly, Shahjehanpur, Sitapur Cantt., Gonda, Gorakhpur, Deoria Sadar, Siwan Jn., Chhapra, Sonpur, Hajipur, Muzaffarpur & Samastipur  stations enroute in both the directions.
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TRAIN NO.22481/22482 JODHPUR-DELHI SARAI ROHILLA- JODHPUR BI-WEEKLY EXPRESS WILL RUN DAILY FROM 03.05.2017 FROM JODHPUR AND FROM 04.05.2017 FROM DELHI SARAI ROHILLA WITH REVISED TIMINGS


CHANGE IN TIMINGS OF 12982 UDAIPUR CITY- DELHI SARAI ROHILLA CHETAK EXPRESS & 12464 JODHPUR/BIKANER- DELHI SARAI ROHILLA RAJASTHAN SK EXPRESS

It is notified for the information of general public that for the convenience of the rail passengers, Railways have decided to increase the frequency of 22481/22482 Jodhpur-Delhi Sarai Rohilla- Jodhpur Express from Bi-Weekly to Daily. The timings of 22481/22482 Jodhpur-Delhi Sarai Rohilla- Jodhpur Express, 12982 Udaipur City- Delhi Sarai Rohilla Chetak Express & 12464 Jodhpur- Bikaner-Delhi Sarai Rohilla Rajasthan SK Express will be revised as per the details given below :

22481/22482 Jodhpur-Delhi Sarai Rohilla- Jodhpur Express Daily Service

The regular Daily service of 22481 Jodhpur-Delhi Sarai Rohilla Express will commence from 3.5.2017. The 22481 Jodhpur-Delhi Sarai Rohilla Express Train will depart from Jodhpur at 07.00 p.m. from 03.05.2017 to reach Delhi Sarai Rohilla at 05.20 a.m. instead of 5.35 am, the next day. In the return direction, the 22482 Delhi Sarai Rohilla- Jodhpur Express Train will depart from Delhi Sarai Rohilla at 11.15 p.m. instead of 10.25 p.m. from 04.05.2017 to reach Jodhpur at 10.00 a.m. instead of 09.15 a.m., the next day.

Comprising of one AC two tier , four AC three tier, ten Sleeper class ,six general class & two Disabled friendly second class cum luggage van coaches, the 22481/22482 Jodhpur-Delhi Sarai Rohilla- Jodhpur Express Train will stop at Merta Road Jn., Ren, Degana Jn., Khatu, Chhoti Khatu, Didwana, Ladnun, Sujangarh, Rattangarh Jn., Churu, Sadulpur Jn., Loharu, Mahendergarh, Rewari, Pataudi Road, Gurgaon & Delhi Cantt. stations enroute in both the directions.

Inaugral Run of 04813 Jodhpur-Delhi Sarai Rohilla Express Daily service

On in its inaugural run for daily service the 04813 Jodhpur-Delhi Sarai Rohilla Express Train will depart from Jodhpur at 04.40 p.m. on 03.05.2017 to reach Delhi Sarai Rohilla at 04.30 a.m. the next day. Enroute this train will stop at Merta Road Jn., Ren, Degana Jn., Khatu, Choti Khatu, Didwana, Ladnun, Sujangarh, Rattangarh Jn., Churu, Sadulpur Jn., Loharu, Mahendergarh, Rewari, Pataudi Road, Gurgaon & Delhi Cantt. stations.

Change in Timings of 12982 Udaipur City- Delhi Sarai Rohilla Chetak Express between Rewari- Delhi Sarai Rohilla

04 The 12982 Udaipur City- Delhi Sarai Rohilla Chetak Express will arrive at Rewari at 03.33 a.m. instead of 03.45 a.m. , Gurgaon at 4.13 am. Instead of 4.22 am and Delhi Cantt at 4.34 am instead of 4.41 am to reach Delhi Sarai Rohilla at 05.00 a.m. instead of 05.10 a.m. from.05.2017.

Change in Timings of 12464 Jodhpur/Bikaner- Delhi Sarai Rohilla Rajasthan Sk Express

The 12464 Jodhpur/Bikaner- Delhi Sarai Rohilla Rajasthan Sk Express will depart from Jodhpur at 07.10 p.m. instead of 07.00 a.m. from 03.05.2017 to reach Delhi Sarai Rohilla at 05.40 a.m. instead of 05.35 the next day. Enroute its timing on provided stoppages will be revised accordingly.
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SANGAM EXPRESS PROVIDED ADDITIONAL STOPPAGE AT PANKI STATION

For the convenience of rail passengers, Railways has decided to provide additional stoppage to the train nos. 14163/14113-14164/14114 Allahabad-Dehradun/Meerut Cantt. Allahabad  Sangam  Express  Train at  Panki Station from 15.05.2017 o­n  experimental basis for six months , as per the following programme -
           The 14163/14113 Allahabad-Dehradun/Meerut Cantt. Sangam  Express  Train will arrive at  PankiStation at 09.43 p.m., while its return service, the 14164/14114 Dehradun/Meerut Cantt. - Allahabad  Sangam  Express Train will arrive at  Panki Station at 03.37 a.m. with o­ne minute  stoppage in both the directions.
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64109 Dankaur-Shakurbasti EMU Train will run via Tilak Bridge, New Delhi from 15.5.2017 with revised timings & Revision in timings of 64104 Delhi- Dankaur EMU & 51909 Delhi-Shamli-Saharanpur Passenger Trains


Due to operational reasons, the 64109 Dankaur-Shakurbasti EMU Train, presently running via Sahibabad-Delhi Shahdara-Delhi Jn.- Shakurbasi will be diverted to run via Sahibabad-Tilak Bridge-New Delhi- Shakurbasi from 15.05.2017 with revised timings as under-

The 64109 Dankaur-Shakurbasti EMU Train will depart from Dankaur at 07.00 a.m. instead of 07.50 a.m. from 15.05.2017. Enroute from Ajaibpur to Sahibabad its timings will be revised accordingly. o­nward o­n revised route it will stop at Chandra Nagar, Anand Vihar, Mandawali Halt, Tilak Bridge, Shivaji Bridge, New Delhi and Sadar Bazar Stations .Onwards the 64109 Dankaur-Shakurbasti EMU Train will arrive at Delhi Kishanganj at 09.11 a.m. instead of 10.09 a.m., Vivekanandpuri at 09.15 a.m. instead of 10.13 a.m., Dayabasti at 09.20 a.m. instead of 10.17 a.m. and arrive at Shakurbasti at 09.35 a.m. instead of 10.25 a.m. from 15.5.2017.

Revision in timings of 64104 Delhi Dankaur EMU & 51909 Delhi-Shamli-Saharanpur Passenger Trains

The 64104 Delhi- Dankaur EMU Train will depart from Delhi Jn at 05.10 a.m. instead of 05.20 a.m. to arrive at Dankaur at 06.45 a.m. instead of 07.00 a.m. the same day. Its timings enroute will be revised accordingly from 15.5.2017.

The 51909 Delhi-Shamli-Saharanpur Passenger Train will depart from Delhi Jn at 05.20 a.m. instead of 05.10 a.m.from 15.05.2017 to arrive at Delhi Shahdara at 05.36 a.m. instead of 05.28 a.m., Behta Hazipur at 05.43 a.m. instead of 05.37 a.m..There will be no change in the timings of this train between Noli and Saharanpur.
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Maharajas’ Express , operated by Railways PSU, IRCTC, to begin its Two new tour circuits focussing especially on Domestic Travellers from June this year

The Indian Railway PSU, Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Ltd (IRCTC) has decided to start two new circuits of their flagship luxury train Maharajas’ Express, this year. These two new trips have been named as “Southern Sojourn” and “Southern Jewels” which will cover prominent destinations in West and South India. The Southern Sojourn will cover Goa, Hampi, Mysore, Ernakulam, Kumarakom and Trivandrum. The Southern Jewels will cover Chettinad, Mahabalipuram, Mysore, Hampi and Goa.

Maharajas’ Express is known for recreating the royal journeys of yesteryears.  Though the regular trip of these two new journeys will take place in September 2017 for this year, however two new tour circuits with a view to cater especially to domestic travellers are being planned during monsoon period of June/July 2017.

Tariff in Indian Rupees has been introduced for the Monsoon Special itineraries. Lucrative offers to attract domestic travellers have also been planned. On the booking of first adult on twin sharing at full cost, the second adult sharing the same cabin will be on Complimentary Basis. Moreover, a guest booking a Deluxe Cabin gets a chance to upgrade to a Junior Suite by paying only 50 % of the difference in tariff between Junior Suite and Deluxe Cabin.

For the very first time part journey has been introduced in the Monsoon Special itineraries of Maharajas' Express. Passengers are allowed to avail part of the total journey on a fixed price of  USD 500 / ₹ 33250.00 per day per person on twin sharing basis. On single occupancy basis the charges would be USD 800 / ₹ 53200.00. The prices are exclusive of taxes and limited to a maximum of 2 nights 3 days

The Southern Sojourn – Monsoon Special shall start from Mumbai on 24th June 2017 & stop at Goa, Hampi, Mysore, Cochin, Alleppey before terminating at Trivandrum. The Southern Jewels – Monsoon Special shall depart from Trivandrum on 1st July 2017 and terminate at Mumbai covering Chettinad, Mahabalipuram, Mysore, Hampi and Goa. Each journey shall be of 8 Days/7 Nights duration.

The regular trip of Southern Sojourn will start from Mumbai on 9 Sep 2017 and Southern Jewels will start from Trivandrum on 16 Sep 2017.

In addition to visits to monuments and sight-seeing at each destination under these trips, the guests shall have an opportunity to enjoy traditional cultural performances at Cochin, visit a Coir Factory and enjoy a cruise with lunch at Alleppey, savour traditional Chettinad Cuisine demo and much more on these fabulous journeys.

The booking and other details for this train can either be done online on the official website of Maharajas’ Express at http://www.the-maharajas.com or on the official website of IRCTC http://www.irctc.co.in and http://www.irctctourism.com. The details can be obtained on Official Mobile No +91 9717635915 or +91 9717640678  or +91 9717639033 on working days and queries can be made at [email protected] In addition the bookings can be done through authorised agents. List of authorised agents can be accessed at
http://www.the-maharajas.com/maharajas/maharajas-express-agents.html

For Guests booking online or directly through phone, a special facility is being offered free of cost in the form of redeemable voucher of USD 250 (approx Rs. 16000/-) for each individual guest. Although the vouchers cannot be encashed they can be redeemed against all off-board optionals, liquor bills, on-board boutique purchases and laundry bills.

Maharajas’ Express commenced its operations in 2010, and since then the train has become the Leading Luxury Train of the World with comparisons to the Royal Scotsman and the Eastern and Oriental Express. The train is the recipient of the coveted Leading Luxury Train of the World Award for the last five years in a row since 2012.

The 23 coach long Maharajas’ Express, with a capacity of 88 guests, is a cut above other luxury trains in each aspect - the cabin experience, onboard dining, the excursions and events organized for guests. The train has state of the art features with on-board water filtration plant, spacious cabin sizes with no bunk beds, two bars cum lounges, two restaurants and of course a well trained on-board team to cater to global expectations.
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2 May 2017

Replacement of One Second ClassSleeper Coach with One First Class AC/First AC cum Second AC Coach

I. Railway has decided to replace One Second Class Sleeper Coach of following trains with One First Class AC coach on Permanent basis with effect from the dates mentioned against each:
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1) Train No. 16508/16507, Krantivira Sangolli Rayanna (Bengaluru)-Bhagat ki kothi- Krantivira Sangolli Rayanna (Bengaluru) Bi-weekly Express with effect from 28th August, 2017 from Bengaluru end and 31st August, 2017 from Bhagat ki koti end.

2.Train No. 16506/16505, Krantivira Sangolli Rayanna (Bengaluru)-Gandhidham- Krantivira Sangolli Rayanna (Bengaluru) Weekly Express with effect from 02nd September, 2017 from Benglauru end and 05th September, 2017 from Gandhidham end.

3.Train No. 16574/16573, Yesvantpur-Pondicherry-Yesvantpur Weekly Express with effect from 08th September, 2017 from Yesvantpur end and 09th September, 2017 from Pondicherry end.

4.Train No. 16534/16533, Krantivira Sangolli Rayanna (Bengaluru)-Bhagat ki kothi- Krantivira Sangolli Rayanna (Bengaluru) Weekly Express with effect from 10th September, 2017 from Bengaluru end and 13th September, 2017 from Bhagat ki kothi end.

5.Train No. 16531/16532, Krantivira Sangolli Rayanna (Bengaluru) - Ajmer - Krantivira Sangolli Rayanna (Bengaluru) Weekly Express with effect from 15th September, 2017 from Bengaluru end and 17th September, 2017 from Ajmer end.

The revised train composition will have 23 Coaches comprising of ONE First Class AC Coach, TWO AC 2-tier Coaches, THREE AC 3-tier Coaches, ELEVEN Second Class Sleeper Coaches, THREE General Second Class Coaches, ONE Pantry Car Coach, ONE Second Class Luggage-cum-Brakevan Coach and ONE Second Class Luggage-cum-Brakevan Coach with Disabled friendly compartment.
   
II.  II . Railway has decided to replace One Second Class Sleeper Coach of following trains with One First-cum- Second AC coach on Permanent basis with effect from the dates mentioned against each:

1     1.   Train No. 16210/16209, Mysuru-Ajmer-Mysuru Bi-weeklly Express with effect from 29th August, 2017 from Mysuru end and 01st September, 2017 from Ajmer end.

2.Train No. 16217/16218, Mysuru-Sainagar Shirdi-Mysuru Weekly Express with effect from 04th September, 2017 from Mysuru end and 05th September, 2017 from Sainagar Shirdi end.

The revised train composition will have 22 Coaches comprising of ONE First- cum-Second AC Coach, TWO AC 2-tier Coaches, TWO AC 3-tier Coaches, TWELVE Second Class Sleeper Coaches, THREE General Second Class Coaches and TWO Second Class Luggage-cum-Brakevan Coaches. 
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CONVERSION OF SHRI GANGANAGAR - TIRUCHCHIRAPALLI - SHRI GANGANAGAR HAMSAFAR EXPRESS IN TO HAMSAFAR SUPERFAST EXPRESS

Railway has decided to convert Train No. 14715/14716, Shri Ganganagar - Tiruchchirapalli -  Shri Ganganagar Hamsafar Express in to weekly Hamsafar Superfast Express with change in Train Number as 22497/22498.There is no change in existing stoppages and train composition.The converted service commences with effect from 08nd August, 2017 from Shri Ganganagar end and from 11th August, 2017 from Tiruchchirapalli end.

                                       Accordingly, Train No. 22497 Shri Ganganagar - Tiruchchirapalli weekly Hamsafar Superfast Express departs Shri Ganganagar at 00:55 Hrs. on Tuesday and arrives Tiruchchirapalli at 11:20 hrs. on Thrusday.Enroute the train on Wednesday arrives/ departs Belagavi at 16:25/16:27 Hrs., arrives/ departs Dharwad at 19:06/19:08 Hrs., arrives/ departs Hubballi Jn. at 19:30/19:35 Hrs., arrives/ departs Harihar at 21:28/21:30 Hrs., arrives/ departs Davangere at 21:43/21:45 Hrs., arrives/ departs Birur Jn. at 23:28/23:30 Hrs., and on Thrusday arrives/ departs Arsikere Jn.at 00:30/00:35 Hrs., arrives/ departs Tumakuru at 02:13/02:15 Hrs., arrives/ departs Banasavadiat 03:23/03:25 Hrs., arrives/ departs Krishnarajapuram at 03:42/03:44 Hrs., arrives/ departs Bagarapetat 04:43/04:45 Hrs. The present running time of this Hamsafar Express is 61 Hours 05 Minutes. The running time will reduce by 2 Hours 50 Minutes after conversion of this train in to superfast.


In the return direction, Train No. 22498 Tiruchchirapalli - Shri Ganganagar weekly Hamsafar Superfast Express departs Tiruchchirapalli at 04:45 Hrs. on Friday and arrives Shri Ganganagar at 14:40 hrs. on Sunday. Enroute the train on Friday arrives/ departs Bagarapetat 10:28/10:30. Hrs., arrives/ departs Krishnarajapuram at 11:14/11:15 Hrs., arrives/ departs Banasavadiat 11:33/11:35 Hrs., arrives/ departs Tumakuru at 13:08/13:10 Hrs., arrives/ departs Arsikere Jn.at 14:30/14:35 Hrs., arrives/ departs Birur Jn. at 15:13/15:15 Hrs., arrives/ departs Davangere at 17:33/17:35 Hrs., arrives/ departs Harihar at 17:48/17:50 Hrs., arrives/ departs Hubballi Jn. at 20:55/21:05 Hrs., arrives/ departs Dharwad at 21:38/21:40 Hrs., arrives/ departs Belagavi at 23:55/23:57 Hrs. The present running time of this Hamsafar Express is 63 Hours 45 Minutes. The running time will reduce by 5 Hours 50 Minutes after conversion of this train in to superfast.

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REVISION IN TIMINGS OF TRAIN NO. 22679/22680, YESVANTPUR-HASSAN-YESVANTPUR SUPERFAST INTERCITY DAILY EXPRESS

South Western Railway has decided to revise the timings of Train No. 22679/22680, Yesvantpur-Hassan-Yesvantpur Superfast Intercity Daily Express with effect from 03rd May, 2017 from Yesvantpur end and 04th May, 2017 from Hassan end.

Accordingly, Train No. 22679, Yesvantpur-Hassan Superfast Intercity Daily Express departs Yesvantpur at 18:15 hrs. and arrives Hassan at 21:20 hrs.Enroute, the train arrives/departs Chikbanavar at 18:24/18:25 hrs. Nelamangala at 18:41/18:42 hrs., Kunigal at 19:20/19:21 hrs., Yediyuru at 19:35/19:36 hrs., B.G. Nagar at 19:52/19:53 hrs., Shravanabelagola at 20:21/20:22 hrs., Channarayapatna at 20:33/20:34 hrs.

In the return direction, Train No. 22680, Hassan-Yesvantpur Superfast Intercity Daily Express departs Hassan at 06:15 hrs. And arrives Yesvantpur at 09:20 hrs. Enroute the train arrives/departs Channarayapatna at 06:49/06:50 hrs., Shravanabelagola at 07:01/07:02 hrs., B.G. Nagar at 07:34/07:35 hrs., Yediyuru at 07:47/07:48 hrs., Kunigal at 08:03/08:04 hrs., Nelamangala at 08:45/08:46 hrs., Chikbanavar at 09:05/09:06 hrs.
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Train No. 16219/16220 Chamarajanagar-Tirupati Express

Railway has decided to convert Train No. 56213/56214, Chamarajanagar-Tirupati- Chamarajanagar Fast Passenger in to Mail/Express with change in Train Number as 16219/16220.There is no change in existing stoppages and train composition.The converted service commences with effect from 22nd August, 2017 from Chamarajanagar end and from 23rd August, 2017 from Tirupati end.

 Accordingly Train No. 16219 Chamarajanagar-Tirupati Expressdeparts Chamarajanagar at 15:10 Hrs., arrives/departs Nanjangud Town at 15:48/15:49 Hrs., arrives/ departs Kadakola at 16:06/16:07 Hrs., arrives/ departs Ashokapuram at 16:19/16:20 Hrs., arrives/ departs Chamarajapuram at 16:26/16:27 Hrs.There is no change in timings from Mysuru to Chandragiri. The Train arrives Tirupati at 05:25 Hrs.

 In the return direction, there is no change in timings of Train No. 16220 Tirupati - Chamarajanagar Express from Tirupati to Nanjangud Town. The Train arrives Chamarajanagar at 12:20 Hrs.
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CONVERSION OF CHAMARAJANAGAR-TIRUPATI-CHAMARAJANAGAR PASSENGER INTO MAIL/EXPRESS

Railway has decided to convert Train No. 56213/56214, Chamarajanagar-Tirupati- Chamarajanagar Fast Passenger in to Mail/Express with change in Train Number as 16219/16220.There is no change in existing stoppages and train composition.The converted service commences with effect from 22nd August, 2017 from Chamarajanagar end and from 23rd August, 2017 from Tirupati end.

 Accordingly Train No. 16219 Chamarajanagar-Tirupati Expressdeparts Chamarajanagar at 15:10 Hrs., arrives/departs Nanjangud Town at 15:48/15:49 Hrs., arrives/ departs Kadakola at 16:06/16:07 Hrs., arrives/ departs Ashokapuram at 16:19/16:20 Hrs., arrives/ departs Chamarajapuram at 16:26/16:27 Hrs.There is no change in timings from Mysuru to Chandragiri. The Train arrives Tirupati at 05:25 Hrs.

 In the return direction, there is no change in timings of Train No. 16220 Tirupati - Chamarajanagar Express from Tirupati to Nanjangud Town. The Train arrives Chamarajanagar at 12:20 Hrs.
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Train No. 22919 /22920 Ahmedabad – Chennai – Ahmedabad Humsafar Superfast Weekly Express


Train No. 22920 Ahmedabad – Chennai Humsafar Superfast Weekly Express will depart from Ahmedabad at 15.30 hrs o¬n every Monday from 8th May, 2017, will arrive at Vasai Road at 22.05 hrs the same day and reach Chennai at 22.35 hrs. the next day (Tuesday).

In return direction, Train No. 22919 Chennai – Ahmedabad Humsafar Superfast Weekly Express will depart from Chennai at 20.10 hrs o¬n every Wednesday from 10th May, 2017, will arrive at Vasai Road at 21.15 hrs the next day (Thursday) and will reach Ahmedabad at 03.15 hrs. on the third day (Friday).

The train will halt at Vadodara, Surat, Vasai Road, Panvel, Pune, Solapur, Gulbarga, Raichur, Guntakal and Renigunta stations in both directions. The train will have AC III Tier Class coaches and Pantry Car.
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Hon’ble Minister of Railways will Flag off new Ahmedabad – Chennai Superfast Humsafar Weekly Express (Via Vasai Road) on 2nd May, 2017



Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu, Hon’ble Union Minister of Railways will Flag off new Ahmedabad – Chennai Superfast Humsafar Weekly Express (Via Vasai Road) on 2nd May, 2017

Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu, Hon’ble Union Minister of Railways, Govt of India, will flag off the inaugural run of the Ahmedabad – Chennai Humsafar Superfast Weekly Express from Ahmedabad, through video conferencing, in a function at Udvada,Gujarat on Tuesday, at 15.30 hours on 2nd May, 2017. In its inaugural run, the train will depart from Ahmedabad on Tuesday, 2nd May, 2017 at 15.30 hours as Humsafar Superfast Special Train with the train No. 09432, it will arrive at Vasai Road at 22.05 on the same day and reach Chennai the next day at 22.35 hrs. In its return journey,it will depart as train No. 09431 Chennai-Ahmedabad Super Fast Humsafar Special train from Chennai at 19.00 hrs on Tuesday, 4th may,2017 and reach Ahmedabad at 02.05 hrs on 6th may,2017.

As a regular service, Train No. 22920 Ahmedabad – Chennai Humsafar Superfast Weekly Express will depart from Ahmedabad at 15.30 hrs o¬n every Monday from 8th May, 2017, will arrive at Vasai Road at 22.05 hrs the same day and reach Chennai at 22.35 hrs. the next day (Tuesday).
In return direction, Train No. 22919 Chennai – Ahmedabad Humsafar Superfast Weekly Express will depart from Chennai at 20.10 hrs o¬n every Wednesday from 10th May, 2017, will arrive at Vasai Road at 21.15 hrs the next day (Thursday) and will reach Ahmedabad at 03.15 hrs. on the third day (Friday).
The train will halt at Vadodara, Surat, Vasai Road, Panvel, Pune, Solapur, Gulbarga, Raichur, Guntakal and Renigunta stations in both directions. The train will have AC III Tier Class coaches and Pantry Car.
The booking for the inaugural run of Train No. 09432 Ahmedabad – Chennai Humsafar Superfast Special train will open on 2nd May, 2017 at all PRS counters. Similarly, booking for the regular Train No. 22920 Ahmedabad – Chennai Superfast Humsafar Weekly Express will open from 3rd May, 2017.
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1 May 2017

Diversion of Trains due to derailment on Wadi-Solapur section of Central Railway


In view of derailment of Goods Trains at Dudhani station on Wadi-Solapur section of Solapur division in Central Railway the following train are Diverted as detailed below:-

Diversion:

S.No T.No From and To Journey

Commenced on Scheduled Route Diverted via

1 11019 CST Mumbai-Bhubaneswar Konark Express 30.04.17 Solapur, Wadi, Secunderabad,

Vijayawada Hotgi, Bellary, Guntakal, Guntur and Vijayawada

2 16381 CST Mumbai-Kanniyakumari Express 30.04.17 Solapur, Wadi, Guntakal Hotgi, Bellary, Guntakal,

3 12628 New Delhi-KSR Bengaluru Karnataka Express 29.04.17 Solapur, Wadi, Guntakal Hotgi, Bellary, Guntakal,

4 11041 CST Mumbai-Chennai Central Express 30.04.17 Solapur, Wadi, Guntakal Hotgi, Bellary, Guntakal,

5 12163 Dadar-Chennai Egmore Express 30.04.17 Solapur, Wadi, Guntakal Hotgi, Bellary, Guntakal,

6 16230 Varanasi-Mysore Express 29.04.17 Solapur, Wadi, Guntakal Hotgi, Bellary, Guntakal,

7 12701 CST Mumbai-Hyderabad Hussainsagar Express 30.04.17 Solapur, Wadi, Vikarabad Kurduvadi, Latur Road, Vikarabad

8 16502 Yesvantpur-Ahmedabad Express 30.04.17 Wadi, Solapur, Manmad Wadi, Vikarabad, Parli, Parbhani, Manmad

9 17032 Hyderabada-CST Mumbai Express 30.04.17 Wadi, Solapur, Kurduvadi Wadi, Vikarabad, Latur Road, Kurduvadi

10 11042 Chennai Central-CST Mumbai Express 30.04.17 Wadi, Solapur, Kurduvadi Wadi, Vikarabad, Latur Road, Kurduvadi

11 11014 Coimbatore-LTT Express 30.04.17 Wadi, Solapur, Kurduvadi Wadi, Vikarabad, Latur Road, Kurduvadi

12 12627 KSR Bengaloru-New Delhi Karnataka Express 30.04.17 Wadi, Solapur, Manmad Wadi, Vikarabad, Parli, Parbhani, Manmad

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30 April 2017

Homnabad-Bidar DEMU Passenger Timings Revised

Train No. 77652 Homnabad-Bidar DEMU Passenger Timings are revised as detailed below:-
Accordingly, Train No. 77652 Homnabad-Bidar DEMU Passenger will depart Homnabad at 08:20 hrs instead of 07:45 hrs, arrive/depart Nandagaon at 08:31 / 08:32 hrs, Hallikhed at 08:49 / 08:50 hrs, Kanaji at 09:04 / 09:05 hrs, Khanapur Deccan Juntion at 09:17 / 09:18 hrs and arrive Bidar at 09:40 hrs (instead of 09.15 hrs).
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Train No. 17209/17210 KSR Bengaluru-Kakinada Town - KSR Bengaluru Seshadri Express Stop at Singarayakonda Station


Railway Board has approved for stoppage of  Train No. 17209/17210 KSR Bengaluru-Kakinada Town - KSR Bengaluru Seshadri Express at Singarayakonda Station with effect from 5th May, 2017 on an experimental basis for a period of six months.


1. Train No. 17209 KSR Bengaluru-Kakinada Town Seshadri Express will arrive / depart Singarayakonda station at 21:27 / 21:28 hrs.

2. Train No. 17210 Kakinada Town-KSR Bengaluru Seshadri Express will arrive / depart Singarayakonda station at 01:22 / 01:23 hrs.
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Train No. 22663/22664 Chennai Egmore-Jodhpur-Chennai Egmore Express Stop at Ongole Railway Station

Railway Board has approved for stoppage of Train No. 22663/22664 Chennai Egmore-Jodhpur-Chennai Egmore Express at Ongole Railway Station  5th May, 2017 on an experimental basis for a period of six months

1. Train No. 22663 Chennai Egmore-Jodhpur Express will arrive / depart Ongole station at 19:33/19:34 hrs.

2. Train No. 22664 Jodhpur - Chennai Egmore Express will arrive / depart Ongole station at 11:30 / 11:31 hrs.
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MATHNASHIPUR-BANKURA DEMU PASSENGER TRAINS TO STOP AT BOKRA



South Eastern Railway has decided that with the opening of the new halt station “BOKRA” in between Mathnashipur and Rainagar o­n 01.05.17, the existing two pairs of Passenger trains viz. 78023/78024 and 78025/78026 Mathnashipur-Bankura-Mathnashipur DEMU Passenger will have o­ne minute stoppage at Bokra w.e.f 01.05.17.

78023 Mathnashipur-Bankura DEMU Passenger will reach Bokra at 05.49 hrs and in the return direction, 78024 Bankura-Mathnashipur DEMU Passenger will arrive Bokra at 10.29 hrs with o­ne minute stoppage in both the directions.

78025 Mathnashipur-Bankura DEMU Passenger will reach Bokra at 10.49 hrsand in the return direction, 78026 Bankura-Mathnashipur DEMU Passenger will arrive Bokra at 21.49 hrs with o­ne minute stoppage in both the directions
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WORK OF EXTENSION OF HARBOUR LINES....MAJOR BLOCK OF 9 HOURS ON DOWN SLOW LINE AT JOGESHWARI STATION ON 30th APRIL, 2017

A 9 hours major block will be taken o­n Down slow line at Jogeshwari station from 07.00 hrs to 16.00 hrs o­n Sunday, 30th April, 2017 by Mumbai Rail Vikas Corporation in connection with Harbour line extension work. During the block, Down slow line trains will be run o­n Down fast line between Andheri & Goregaon and will not halt at Ram Mandir for want of platform.

          All Down fast trains of Dahanu Road/Virar/Vasai Road/Bhayander/ Borivali/Malad running fast between Andheri & Borivali will take additional halt at Jogeshwari PF No.3 except 15-car train & Goregaon locals from 30/04/2017 to 7/05/2017.

          In case of any unusual o­n Down fast line, if Down fast trains are diverted o­n Down slow line, in such case Down fast trains will NOT halt at Jogeshwari station.

          From 30/04/2017 to 7/05/2017, all trains running of Down slow line will skip halt at Jogeshwari due to non-availability of platform. Passengers are allowed to travel in Up direction from Ram Mandir to Jogeshwari o­n same ticket or pass.

     Due to the block, some local trains will remain cancelled, the list of which will be available at all stations.
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Permanent Augmentation of Mumbai-Latur & Mumbai-Bidar Express

Permanent Augmentation of Mumbai-Latur & Mumbai-Bidar Express - Reservation Regarding

Central Railway will permanently augment the following trains by 2 Sleeper Class coaches from 26.4.2017 o­nwards.

22107/22018 Mumbai-Latur-Mumbai Express (4 days a week)

22143/22144 Mumbai-Bidar-Mumbai Express (3 days a week)

As such the bookings for the augmented coaches will open at all PRS counters and website www.irctc.co.in as under:

22107 for trips from 27.8.2017 o­nwards will open from 29.4.2017

22108 for trips from 28.8.2017 o­nwards will open from 30.4.2017

22143 for trips from 30.8.2017 o­nwards will open from 2.5.2017
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Central Railway Mega Block o­n Main line and Harbour line on 30.04.2017

Central Railway will operate Mega Block o­n Main line and Harbour line for carrying out maintenance work o­n 30.04.2017

KALYAN - THANE UP SLOW LINE FROM 11.15 AM TO 4.15 PM.
Up Slow and semi-fast line services leaving Kalyan from 10.47 am to 4.14 pm will be diverted o­n Up fast line between Kalyan and Mulund stations and further rediverted o­n proper Up slow line from Mulund station.

Up slow line services will not be available at Thakurli, Kopar, Mumbra and Kalva stations. Passengers of these stations are permitted to travel via Thane, Diva, Dombivali and Kalyan stations.All Dn fast line services leaving Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus from 10.08 am to 2.42 pm will halt at Ghatkopar, Vikhroli, Bhandup, Mulund and Diva stations in addition to their respective scheduled halts and arrive destination 15 minutes behind schedule.

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

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

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.
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