21 October 2017

MUMBAI JUMBO BLOCK ON WESTERN RLY BETWEEN BORIVALI AND NAIGAON STATIONS ON SUNDAY 22ND OCTOBER, 2017

To carry out maintenance work of tracks, signaling & overhead equipments, a day block will be taken from 11.00   hrs to 15.00 hrs o­n Up and Down fast lines between Borivali and Naigaon stations  o­n Sunday, 22nd October, 2017.

          During the block all Up fast trains will run o­n Up slow line Ex Virar/Vasai Road to Borivali and all Down fast trains will run o­n Dn slow line Ex Borivali to Vasai Road/Virar.
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20 October 2017

Two Special Trains between H.S.Nanded – CST Mumbai for MSRTC strike

Two Special Trains between H.S.Nanded – CST Mumbai as detailed below:-
Train No. 07058 H.S.Nanded – CST Mumbai special train will depart H.S.Nanded at 15.30 hrs on 22nd October, 2017 (Sunday) and arrive CST Mumbai at 04:00 hrs on the next day.
In the return direction, Train No. 07057 CST Mumbai - H.S.Nanded special train will depart CST Mumbai at 17:00 hrs on 23rd October, 2017 (Monday) and arrive H.S.Nanded at 07:00 hrs on next day.
Enroute these special trains will stop at Purna, Parbhani, Jalna, Aurangabad, Manmad, Nasik Road, Igatpuri, Kalyan and Dadar stations in both the directions.
These special trains consist of one AC II Tier, two AC III Tier and thirteen Sleeper Class Coaches.
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18 October 2017

4 MORE SPECIAL TRAINS BETWEEN MUMBAI (LTT) AND NAGPUR (AJNI)



Central Railway has decided to run 4 Weekly special trains between Lokmanya Tilak Terminus (Mumbai) and Ajni (Nagpur) to clear the extra rush of passengers during Diwali festival. The details are as under-



Train no 01201 Special will leave Ajni o­n Monday 16.10.2017 and 23.10.2017 at 19.50 hrs and arrive Lokmanya Tilak Terminus at 11.05 hrs next day.



Train no 01202 Special will leave Lokmanya Tilak Terminus o­n Tuesday 17.10.2017 and 24.10.2017 at 12.25 hrs and arrive Ajni at 03.00 hrs next day.



HALTS: Wardha, Pulgaon, Dhamangaon, Badnera, Akola, Shegaon, Malkapur, Bhusaval, Manmad, Nasik Road, Igatpuri and Kalyan.



COMPOSITION: o­ne AC-2 Tier, o­ne AC-3 Tier, 12 Sleeper Class and 4 General Second Class.



Reservation: Bookings for Train No. 01201 and 01202 o­n special charges will open from 14.10.2017 at all PRS locations and o­n website www.irctc.co.in.

4 General second class coaches of the above special train o­n special charges will run as Unreserved Coaches.
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Special Trains Between Hyderabad - Kochuveli Extended to run for Eight more Services


Special Trains between Hyderabad – Kochuveli will be extended to run for eight more services as detailed below:-

Train No. 07115 Hyderabad-Kochuveli special train will depart Hyderabad at 21:00 hrs on 4th, 11th, 18th & 25th November, 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 07:45 hrs on 6th, 13th, 20th & 27th November, 2017 (Monday) arrive / depart Secunderabad at 13:20/13:25 hrs on Tuesday and arrive Hyderabad at 14:00 hrs.

Enroute these special trains will also 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 one AC II Tier, one AC III Tier, fourteen Sleeper Class and two Second Class Luggage cum Brake Van Coaches.
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Diwali 2017 Two Special Trains between Secunderabad-Narsapur


Train No. 07256 Secunderabad - Narsapur special train will depart Secunderabad at 21:00 hrs on 23rd October, 2017 and arrive Narsapur at 05:30 hrs on next day.

In the opposite direction, Train No. 07255 Narsapur - Secunderabad special train will depart Narsapur at 18.15 hrs on 22nd October, 2017 and arrive Secunderabad at 04:00 hrs on the next day.

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

These special trains consist of one AC II Tier, three AC III Tier, seven Sleeper Class and two Second seating Chair Car Coaches.
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Two Special Trains between Vijayawada - Secunderabad

Two Special Trains between Vijayawada - Secunderabad as detailed below:-
Train No. 07207 Vijayawada - Secunderabad special train will depart Vijayawada at 22.00 hrs on 22nd October, 2017 (Sunday) and arrive Secunderabad at 04:00 hrs on the next day.
In the return direction, Train No. 07208 Secunderabad - Vijayawada special train will depart Secunderabad at 23:55 hrs on 23rd October, 2017 (Monday) and arrive Vijayawada at 06:30 hrs on next day.
Enroute these special trains will stop at Madhira, Khammam, Warangal and Kazipet stations in both the directions.
These special trains consist of one AC II Tier, three AC III Tier, seven Sleeper Class and five General Second Class Coaches.
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Trains Cancelled/Diverted/Rescheduled due to Traffic Block between Krishna Canal and Tenali Stations in Vijayawada Division


On account of ongoing operational works, BCM traffic Block is permitted between Krishna Canal and Tenali Stations in Vijayawada Division of South Central Railway for the period of 14 days from 20th October,2017. Hence, the following trains are cancelled/diverted/rescheduled as detailed below:-

a) Trains Cancelled :

1) Train No. 77286 Tenali – Vijayawada DEMU service is cancelled from 20th October,2017 to 2nd November,2017.

2) Train No. 77287 Vijayawada- Tenali DEMU service is cancelled from 20th October,2017 to 2nd November,2017.

b) Trains Diverted :

1) Train No. 12863 Howrah – Yeshvantapur Express is diverted to run via Vijayawada, New Guntur, Tenali stations from 20th October,2017 to 2nd November,2017.

2) Train No. 13351 Dhanbad - Alappuzha Bokaro Express is diverted to run via Vijayawada, New Guntur, Tenali stations from 20th October,2017 to 2nd November,2017.

c) Trains Rescheduled:

1) Train No. 57278 Vijayawada – Bitragunta Passenger Train scheduled to depart Vijayawada at 18:15 hrs is Rescheduled to leave at 19:15 hrs for the period of 14 days i.e., from 20th October,2017 to 2nd November,2017.
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Two Special Trains between Secunderabad-Narsapur


Train No. 07256 Secunderabad - Narsapur special train will depart Secunderabad at 21:00 hrs o­n 23rd October, 2017 (Monday) and arrive Narsapur at 05:30 hrs o­n next day.

In the opposite direction, Train No. 07255 Narsapur - Secunderabad special train will depart Narsapur at 18.15 hrs o­n 22ndOctober, 2017 (Sunday) and arrive Secunderabad at 04:00 hrs o­n the next day.

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

These special trains consist of o­ne AC II Tier, three AC III Tier, seven Sleeper Class and two Second seating Chair Car Coaches.
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Diversion of Trains due to Traffic Block & Rescheduling of Trains due to Late Running of Trains

Due to traffic block between New Allipurdar and New Baneswar section of Allipurdar Division of North Frontier Railway, the following Express Train is  diverted as detailed below:-

a)Train No.12551 Yeshvantapur – Kamakhya AC Express Train scheduled to depart Yeshavntapur at 08.30 hrs o­n 28thOctober,2017   is diverted to run via New Cooch Beehar, Golakgunj and Fakiragram stations.
II.Due to 30 nights traffic block between Guskara – Khana of Eastern Railway , the following trains are diverted as detailed below:-

a)Train No.12510 Guwahati – KSR Bengaluru Express Train scheduled to depart Guwahati at 06.20 hrs o­n 22nd , 23rd, 29th , 30th October, 05th , 06th , 12th , 13th , 19th , 20th , 26th, 27th November, 03rd , 04th , 10th , 11th , 17th , 18th , 24th and 25thDecember, 2017    is diverted to run via Azimganj, Katwa, Bandel and Howrah stations duly providing stoppage at Azimganj station.
b)Train No.12516 Guwahati – Thiruvanantapuram Central  Express Train scheduled to depart  Guwahati at 06.20 hrs o­n 18th, 25th  October, 01st, 08th , 15th , 22nd , 29thNovember, 06th , 13th  and 20th Dec, 2017 is diverted to run via Azimganj, Katwa, Bandel and Howrah stations duly providing stoppage at Azimganj station.

III.Due to late running of trains in Southern Railway, the following train is rescheduled as detailed below:-

a)Train No.12512 Thiruvanantapuram – Gorakpur Express Train scheduled to depart Thiruvanantapuram Central at 06.10 hrs o­n 18thOctober,2017 is rescheduled to depart at 11.30hrs o­n the same day due to late running of its pairing train.
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CHHAT PUJA SPECIAL TRAINS BETWEEN SHALIMAR-GORAKHPUR AND SHALIMAR-RAXAUL

With a view to clear extra rush of passengers during the ensuing Chhat Puja, South Eastern Railway has decided to run o­ne pair of special trains between Shalimar and Gorakhpur leaving Shalimar o­n 21.10.17 and leaving Gorakhpur o­n 23.10.17 & another o­ne pair of Special trains between Shalimar and Raxaul leaving Shalimar o­n 24.10.17 and leaving Raxaul o­n 25.10.17.

08021/08022 Shalimar-Gorakhpur-Shalimar Special

08021 Shalimar-Gorakhpur Special leaving Shalimar at 23.05 hrs will reach Gorakhpur at 20.30 hrs, the next day. In the return direction, 08022 Gorakhpur-Shalimar Special leaving Gorakhpur at 08.00 hrs will arrive Shalimar at 06.50 hrs, the next day.

                        The Special trains consisting of twelve sleeper class coaches will have stoppages at Barddhaman, Rampurhat, Barharwa, Sahibganj, Kahalgaon, Bhagalpur, Sultanganj, Monghyr, Sahibpur KML, Begu Sarai, Barauni, Samastipur, Muzaffarpur, Hajipur, Sonpur, Chhapra, Siwan and Deoria Sadar stations enroute.

08043/08044 Shalimar-Raxaul-Shalimar Special

                        08043 Shalimar-Raxaul Special leaving Shalimar at 23.05 hrs will reach Raxaul at 17.00 hrs, the next day. In the return direction, 08044 Raxaul-Shalimar Special leaving Raxaul at 18.20 hrs will arrive Shalimar at 13.10 hrs, the next day.

                        The Special trains consisting of eight general second class coaches will have stoppages at Barddhaman, Rampurhat, Barharwa, Sahibganj, Kahalgaon, Bhagalpur, Sultanganj, Monghyr, Sahibpur KML, Begu Sarai, Barauni, Samastipur, Muzaffarpur, Bapudham Motihari and Sagauli stations enroute.
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Trains services partially resumed in Darjeeling Himalayan Railway

After a long 127 days, the world-famous narrow gauge trains services were partially resumed in Darjeeling Himalayan Railway yesterday. A special train christened Paryavaran Parv Special train started running between Siliguri and Sukna forest following repair, maintenance and restoration of track lying unused in the section. Restoration of the rest of the 87-km line is going o­n fast and normal train running would be resumed in few days. The special train leaves Siliguri at 09.00 am to reach Sukna at 09.35 am. o­n the return journey, the train leaves Sukna at 10.05 am to arrive at Siliguri at 10.50 am. It would be a daily service with three first class coaches running up to 25th October catering mainly to tourists.

It may be mentioned that train services in Darjeeling Himalayan Railway had to be stopped after violence and arson break out in the hills following the indefinite strike call in Darjeeling Hills from 11th June 2017. During the strike two stations – Gayabari and Sonada - o­n the line were damaged. Suspension of train services alone entailed a loss of around Rs. 3.8 crore and the loss due to damages to the properties are yet to be quantified. As the strike was lifted o­n 27 September, N. F. Railway started inspection, repairing and restoration of the long unused track to make them safe for train operations.    
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DEEPAVALI SPECIAL TRAIN BETWEEN BANDRA TERMINUS AND BIKANER

Train No. 04716  Bandra Tr.-Bikaner  Special train will leave Bandra Tr. at 00.15  hrs o­n 24th October, 2017  will reach Bikaner  at 00.40  hrs  o­n the  next day.

Similarly, in return direction Train No. 04715  Bikaner -Bandra Tr.  Special train will leave Bikaner  at 13.40  hrs o­n 22nd October, 2017  and will reach  Bandra Tr.  at 15.45  hrs, the next  day.

The train will have AC II Tier, AC III Tier and   Sleeper Class  coaches.

This train will halt Borivali, Vapi, Valsad, Surat, Vadodra, Anand, Ahmedabad, Mahesana, Palanpur, Abu Road, Falna, Marwar, Pali Marwar, Luni, Jodhpur, Merta Road,  Nagaur and Nokha  stations in both directions.

The bookings for Train no. 04716 will openfrom 20th October, 2017 at all PRS centers and IRCTC website.
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MUMBAI JUMBO BLOCK ON W. RLY BETWEEN BORIVALI AND NAIGAON STATIONS ON SUNDAY 22ND OCTOBER, 2017

To carry out maintenance work of tracks, signaling & overhead equipments, a day block will be taken from 11.00   hrs to 15.00 hrs o­n Up and Down fast lines between Borivali and Naigaon stations  o­n Sunday, 22nd October, 2017.

          During the block all Up fast trains will run o­n Up slow line Ex Virar/Vasai Road to Borivali and all Down fast trains will run o­n Dn slow line Ex Borivali to Vasai Road/Virar. 
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CHANGES IN PATTERN OF TRAIN SERVICES BETWEEN ENNORE – ATTIPATTU IN CHENNAI – SULURPETA SECTION

Due to Line Block to facilitate engineering works between Ennore – Attipattu in Chennai – Sulurpeta section, changes will be made in the pattern of train services on 14th, 15th, 16th, 17th and 21st, 22nd, 23rd, 24th & 25th October, 2017 as explained below.



A.The following express trains will be regulated.

1.Train No.12711 Vijayawada – Chennai Central Pinakini express will be regulated at Minjur for 45 minutes – from 12.15 hrs. to 13.00 hrs.
2.Train No.12296 Danapur – Bengaluru Sanghamitra express will be regulated at Ponneri for 30 minutes – from 12.30 hrs. to 13.00 hrs.


B.The following express train will be rescheduled.

·Train No.12712 Chennai Central – Vijayawada Pinakini express, scheduled to leave Chennai Central at 14.05 hrs., will be rescheduled to leave Chennai Central at 14.15 hrs. due to late arrival of pairing train.


C.The following EMU train will be fully cancelled.

·Train No.42019 MMC – Gummidiupundi EMU local, scheduled to leave MMC at 12.10 hrs.


D.The following EMU train will be partially cancelled between Gummidipundi - MMC.

·Train No.42406 Sulurpeta – MMC EMU local, scheduled to leave Sulurpeta at 10.00 hrs., will be partially cancelled between Gummidipundi – MMC.The train will run from Sulurpeta to Gummidipundi o­nly.


E.The following EMU trains will be partially cancelled between Minjur – MMC.

1.Train No.42018 Gummidipundi – MMC EMU local, scheduled to leave Gummidipundi at 09.50 hrs., will be partially cancelled between Minjur – MMC.The train will run from Gummidipundi to Minjur o­nly.
2.Train No.42020 Gummidipundi – MMC EMU local, scheduled to leave Gummidipundi at 10.50 hrs., will be partially cancelled between Minjur – MMC.The train will run from Gummidipundi to Minjur o­nly.
3.Train No.42022 Gummidipundi – MMC EMU local, scheduled to leave Gummidipundi at 11.20 hrs., will be partially cancelled between Minjur – MMC.The train will run from Gummidipundi to Minjur o­nly.


F.The following EMU trains will be partially cancelled between Ennore – Gummidipundi.

1.Train No.42013 MMC – Gummidipundi EMU local, scheduled to leave MMC at 09.30 hrs., will be partially cancelled between Ennore – Gummidipundi.The train will run from MMC to Ennore o­nly.
2.Train No.42651 Velachery – Gummidipundi EMU local, scheduled to leave Velachery at 08.50 hrs., will be partially cancelled between Ennore – Gummidipundi.The train will run from Velachery to Ennore o­nly.
3.Train No.42015 MMC – Gummidipundi EMU local, scheduled to leave MMC at 10.25 hrs., will be partially cancelled between Ennore – Gummidipundi.The train will run from MMC to Ennore o­nly.


G.The following EMU train will be rescheduled.

·Train No.42408 Sulurpeta – MMC EMU local, scheduled to leave Sulurpeta at 11.05 hrs., will be rescheduled to leave Sulurpeta at 11.35 hrs. (late by 30 minutes).

Due to Line Block to facilitate engineering works at Gummidipundi yard, some suburban train services will be partially cancelled from 20.10.2017 to 25.10.2017 as explained below.




Partial cancellation of EMU services

1.Train No.42045 MMC – Gummidipundi EMU local, scheduled to leave MMC at 23.20 hrs., will be partially cancelled between Minjur – Gummidipundi from 20.10.2017 to 24.10.2017.The train will run from MMC to Minjur o­nly.

2.Train No.42001 MMC – Gummidipundi EMU local, scheduled to leave MMC at 00.15 hrs., will be partially cancelled between Ponneri – Gummidipundi from 21.10.2017 to 25.10.2017.The train will run from MMC to Ponneri o­nly.



1.Train No.42002 Gummidipundi – MMC EMU local, scheduled to leave Gummidipundi at 02.45 hrs., will be partially cancelled between Gummidipundi – Minjur from 21.10.2017 to 25.10.2017.The train will run from Minjur to MMC o­nly.

2.Train No.42004 Gummidipundi – MMC EMU local, scheduled to leave Gummidipundi at 04.00 hrs., will be partially cancelled between Gummidipundi – Ponneri from 21.10.2017 to 25.10.2017.The train will run from Ponneri to MMC o­nly.
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2017 SABARIMALA AYYAPPA FESTIVAL SPECIAL TRAINS LIST

The following special trains will be run to clear the extra rush of traffic in view of Sabarimala and  festival seasons.




1.Special fare special train from Chennai Central to Kollam


Train No.06041 Chennai Central – Kollam special fare special train will leave Chennai Central at 18.20 hrs. o­n Mondays and Wednesdays from 13.11.2017 to 17.01.2018 and reach Kollam at 11.00 hrs. the next day.


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


Stoppages:Arakkonam, Katpadi, Jolarpettai, Salem, Erode, Tiruppur, Coimbatore, Palakkad, Thrisur, Aluva, Ernakulam Town, Kottayam, Changanasseri, Tiruvalla, Chengannur and Kayankulam.




2.Special fare special train from Kollam to Chennai Central


Train No.06042 Kollam – Chennai Central special fare special train will leave Kollam at 16.15 hrs. o­n Tuesdays and Thursdays from 14.11.2017 to 11.01.2018 and o­n 18.01.2018 and reach Chennai Central at 08.30 hrs. the next day.


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


Stoppages:Kayankulam, Chengannur, Tiruvalla, Changanasseri, Kottayam, Ernakulam Town, Aluva, Thrisur, Palakkad, Coimbatore, Tiruppur, Erode, Salem, Jolarpettai, Katpadi, Arakkonam and Perambur.




3.Suvidha special train from Kollam to Chennai Central


Train No.82640 Kollam – Chennai Central Suvidha special train will leave Kollam at 16.15 hrs. o­n 16.01.2018 and reach Chennai Central at 08.30 hrs. the next day.


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


Stoppages:Kayankulam, Chengannur, Tiruvalla, Changanasseri, Kottayam, Ernakulam Town, Aluva, Thrisur, Palakkad, Coimbatore, Tiruppur, Erode, Salem, Jolarpettai, Katpadi, Arakkonam and Perambur.




4.Suvidha special train from Chennai Central to Kollam


Train No.82635 Chennai Central – Kollam Suvidha special train will leave Chennai Central at 22.30 hrs. o­n Fridays from 17.11.2017 to 19.01.2018 and reach Kollam at 14.30 hrs. the next day.


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


Stoppages:Arakkonam, Katpadi, Jolarpettai, Salem, Erode, Tiruppur, Coimbatore, Palakkad, Thrisur, Aluva, Ernakulam Town, Kottayam, Changanasseri, Tiruvalla, Chengannur and Kayankulam.




5.Suvidha special train from Kollam to Chennai Central


Train No.82636 Kollam – Chennai Central Suvidha special train will leave Kollam at 15.15 hrs. o­n Sundays from 19.11.2017 to 17.12.2017 and o­n 07th & 21stJanuary, 2018 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:Kayankulam, Chengannur, Tiruvalla, Changanasseri, Kottayam, Ernakulam Town, Aluva, Thrisur, Palakkad, Coimbatore, Tiruppur, Erode, Salem, Jolarpettai, Katpadi, Arakkonam and Perambur.




6.Special fare special train from Kollam to Chennai Central


Train No.06044 Kollam – Chennai Central special fare special train will leave Kollam at 15.15 hrs. o­n 24th & 31st December, 2017 and 14thJanuary, 2018 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:Kayankulam, Chengannur, Tiruvalla, Changanasseri, Kottayam, Ernakulam Town, Aluva, Thrisur, Palakkad, Coimbatore, Tiruppur, Erode, Salem, Jolarpettai, Katpadi, Arakkonam and Perambur.






Advance reservations for the above trains will commence at 08.00 hrs. o­n 19.10.2017
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2017 SABARIMALA & CHRISTMAS SPECIAL TRAINS LIST

The following special trains will be run to clear the extra rush of traffic in view of Sabarimala and Christmas festival seasons.




1.Special fare special train from Chennai Central to Kollam


Train No.06041 Chennai Central – Kollam special fare special train will leave Chennai Central at 18.20 hrs. o­n Mondays and Wednesdays from 13.11.2017 to 17.01.2018 and reach Kollam at 11.00 hrs. the next day.


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


Stoppages:Arakkonam, Katpadi, Jolarpettai, Salem, Erode, Tiruppur, Coimbatore, Palakkad, Thrisur, Aluva, Ernakulam Town, Kottayam, Changanasseri, Tiruvalla, Chengannur and Kayankulam.




2.Special fare special train from Kollam to Chennai Central


Train No.06042 Kollam – Chennai Central special fare special train will leave Kollam at 16.15 hrs. o­n Tuesdays and Thursdays from 14.11.2017 to 11.01.2018 and o­n 18.01.2018 and reach Chennai Central at 08.30 hrs. the next day.


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


Stoppages:Kayankulam, Chengannur, Tiruvalla, Changanasseri, Kottayam, Ernakulam Town, Aluva, Thrisur, Palakkad, Coimbatore, Tiruppur, Erode, Salem, Jolarpettai, Katpadi, Arakkonam and Perambur.




3.Suvidha special train from Kollam to Chennai Central


Train No.82640 Kollam – Chennai Central Suvidha special train will leave Kollam at 16.15 hrs. o­n 16.01.2018 and reach Chennai Central at 08.30 hrs. the next day.


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


Stoppages:Kayankulam, Chengannur, Tiruvalla, Changanasseri, Kottayam, Ernakulam Town, Aluva, Thrisur, Palakkad, Coimbatore, Tiruppur, Erode, Salem, Jolarpettai, Katpadi, Arakkonam and Perambur.




4.Suvidha special train from Chennai Central to Kollam


Train No.82635 Chennai Central – Kollam Suvidha special train will leave Chennai Central at 22.30 hrs. o­n Fridays from 17.11.2017 to 19.01.2018 and reach Kollam at 14.30 hrs. the next day.


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


Stoppages:Arakkonam, Katpadi, Jolarpettai, Salem, Erode, Tiruppur, Coimbatore, Palakkad, Thrisur, Aluva, Ernakulam Town, Kottayam, Changanasseri, Tiruvalla, Chengannur and Kayankulam.




5.Suvidha special train from Kollam to Chennai Central


Train No.82636 Kollam – Chennai Central Suvidha special train will leave Kollam at 15.15 hrs. o­n Sundays from 19.11.2017 to 17.12.2017 and o­n 07th & 21stJanuary, 2018 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:Kayankulam, Chengannur, Tiruvalla, Changanasseri, Kottayam, Ernakulam Town, Aluva, Thrisur, Palakkad, Coimbatore, Tiruppur, Erode, Salem, Jolarpettai, Katpadi, Arakkonam and Perambur.




6.Special fare special train from Kollam to Chennai Central


Train No.06044 Kollam – Chennai Central special fare special train will leave Kollam at 15.15 hrs. o­n 24th & 31st December, 2017 and 14thJanuary, 2018 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:Kayankulam, Chengannur, Tiruvalla, Changanasseri, Kottayam, Ernakulam Town, Aluva, Thrisur, Palakkad, Coimbatore, Tiruppur, Erode, Salem, Jolarpettai, Katpadi, Arakkonam and Perambur.






Advance reservations for the above trains will commence at 08.00 hrs. o­n 19.10.2017
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CLOSURE OF COMPUTERIZED PASSENGER RESERVATION OFFICES ON 19.10.2017


Due to Dipawali Festival o­n 19.10.2017, all the Computerized Passenger Reservation Offices in Delhi area will remain closed in the evening shift from 02.00 p.m. to 08.00 p.m. & 04.00 p.m.to 10.00 p.m. However skeleton services will be available upto 06.00 p.m. at IRCA Reservation Complex, Delhi/PRS & Hazrat Nizamuddin /PRS.

The Reservation Offices at Parliament House, Press Club of India, Supreme Court, Delhi University, Jawahar Lal Nehru University, IIT, Tis Hazari, High Court, Kashmere Gate and Railway Board will remain closed for the whole day.

PRS counters will remain closed o­n 19.10.2017(Thursday) in the evening shift at following locations over Delhi Division i.e. at Anand Vihar Terminal, Sahibabad, Naya Gaziabad, Gurugaon, Palam, Delhi Cantt., Delhi Sarai Rohilla, Faridabad, Ballabhgarh, Palwal, Narela , Sonipat, Panipat, Karnal, Kurukshetra, Kaithal,Jind, Mansa, Rohtak, Bahadaurgarh,Nangloi, Shamli, Muradnagar ,Modinagar, Meerut Cantt., Meerut City, Muzaffarnagar, Khatauli, Deoband, Baraut, Gohana, Pataudi Road, Jajjar ,Greater Noida & Mahem Town.

Current Reservation counters at New Delhi (Pararganj & Ajmeri Gate side) , Delhi Main, Hazrat Nizamuddin , Anand Vihar & Delhi Sarai Rohilla will work at usual timing.
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FESTIVAL SPECIAL TRAIN BETWEEN GORAKHPUR AND ANAND VIHAR TERMINAL

For the convenience of the rail passengers and to clear extra rush during Festival 2017,Railways will run the 05045/05046 Gorakhpur-Anand Vihar Terminal- Gorakhpur  Special  train as per the following  programme :

05045/05046  Gorakhpur-Anand Vihar Terminal- Gorakhpur  Special  train ( 06  trips)

              The 05045 Gorakhpur-Anand Vihar Terminal Special train will depart from  Gorakhpur at 03.00 p.m. o­n 17.10.2017 , 20.10.2017 & 28.10.2017 to reach Anand Vihar Terminal at 05.50 a.m. the next day (03 trips). In the return direction, the  05046  Anand Vihar Terminal- Gorakhpur  Special  train will depart from Anand Vihar Terminal at 07.40 a.m. o­n 18.10.2017 , 21.10.2017 & 29.10.2017  to reach Gorakhpur  at 10.45  p.m. the next day  (03  trips).

                    Comprising of 01 First AC, 03 AC two tier , 02 AC three tier , 04 Sleeper class , 02 general class, 01 AC Chair Car coaches , the  05045/05046 Gorakhpur-Anand Vihar Terminal- Gorakhpur  Special  train will stop at Khalilabad, Basti, Gonda, Sitapur Cantt., Bareilly, Moradabad & Ghaziabad stations enroute in both the directions.
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CLOSURE OF PRS ENQUIRY FOR ONE HOUR THIRTY FIVE MINUTES DURING NIGHT HOURS OF 18/19.10.2017

  Due to up gradation work of Delhi P.R.S. (Computerized Passenger Reservation System), the PRS Enquiry will remain closed for 01 hour35minutes from 11.45 p.m. o­n 18.10.2017 to 01.20 a.m. o­n 19.10.2017. Therefore, Delhi PRS and enquiries related to Delhi PRS o­n Telephone no. 139 will not be available during the above period.
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Festival Special Trains Between New Delhi- Varanasi , Anand Vihar T.- Bhagalpur and New Delhi – Patna

To clear extra rush of rail passengers during Festival-2017, Railways will run special train No.04048  New Delhi- Varanasi Express Special , 04456/04455 Anand Vihar T.- Bhagalpur -Anand Vihar T. Unreserved Superfast Special & 04040/04039  New Delhi- Patna- New DelhiExpress Special as per the following programme-

04048 New Delhi-Varanasi  Express Special Train ( 01  trip )
        The 04048 New Delhi-Varanasi  Express Special train will depart from New Delhion 18.10.2017  at 09.25 a.m. to reach Varanasi  at 01.45 a.m. the next day (01 trip ).
              Comprising of 12 sleeper class ,04 General Class & two disabled friendly second class cum luggage van coaches, the  04048 New Delhi-Varanasi Express Special Train will stop at  Ghaziabad, Moradabad, Bareilly, Lucknow  & Sultanpur stations enroute .
04456/04455 Anand Vihar T.- Bhagalpur -Anand Vihar T. Unreserved Superfast Special Train  (06  trips)
               The 04456 Anand Vihar T.- Bhagalpur Unreserved Superfast Special train will depart from Anand Vihar Terminal o­n  20.10.2017, 21.10.2017 & 23.10.2017  at 12.50 p.m. to reach Bhagalpur at 10.15 a.m. the next day (03 trips). In the return direction, the 04455Bhagalpur -Anand Vihar T. Unreserved Superfast Special train will depart from Bhagalpur o­n 21.10.2017, 22.10.2017 & 24.10.2017   at 11.30 a.m. to reach Anand Vihar Terminal at 08.30 a.m. the next day (03 trips).
              Comprising of 16 General Class & two second class cum luggage van coaches, the 04456/04455 Anand Vihar T.- Bhagalpur -Anand Vihar T. Unreserved Superfast Special train will stop at Kanpur ,Allahabad, Mughalsarai, Buxar ,Ara, Patna, Mokama , Kiul, Jamalpur &  Sultanganj stations enroute in both the directions.
04040/04039 New Delhi - Patna- New Delhi  Express Special Train  (04  trips)
               The 04040 New Delhi– Patna Express Special train  will depart from New Delhion 18.10.2017  & 21.10.2017 at 07.15 p.m. to reach Patna  at 12.30 p.m. the next day (02 trips ). In the return direction the 04039Patna- New DelhiExpress Special train will depart from Patna o­n 19.10.2017 & 22.10.2017  at 11.50  p.m. to reach New Delhi at  04.40 p.m. the next day  ( 02 trips ).
              Comprising of 08 sleeper class ,07 General Class & two disabled friendly second class cum luggage van coaches, the  04040/04039New Delhi- Patna- New DelhiExpress Special Train will stop at  Kanpur ,Allahabad, Mughalsarai, Buxar  & Ara stations enroute in both the directions.
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17 October 2017

Steam Express hauled by Fairy Queen, “World’s Oldest Functional Steam Engine” between Delhi Cantonment & Rewari to commence its journey from 14th October, 2017 in the current season

Indian Railways will be commencing running of team hauled tourist train between Delhi Cantonment and Rewari on second and fourth Saturday of month beginning from October, 2017. The operation will continue till April, 2018.

The train will start from Delhi Cantonment at 10:30 AM will reach Rewari at 1:00 PM. The visitors will be given the opportunity to visit Rewari Steam Centre, which is the only working steam locomotive shed over Indian Railways homing 10 steam locomotives. After a break of about three hours, the train will start from Rewari at 4:15 PM and reach Delhi Cantonment at 06:15 PM. The train has a capacity 60 passenger and the tickets can be booked at IRCTC website as well as at various tourist facilitation centres of IRCTC, National Rail Museum (NRM) and through travel operators.

The inaugural run in this season of the steam express scheduled on 14.10.2017, will be hauled by Fairy Queen (EIR-22, Year built 1855), World’s oldest steam locomotive and Guinness Book of Record holder. This iconic locomotive is maintained by Rewari Steam Centre of Delhi Division, Northern Railway.

Over the years, Indian Railways have initiated several innovative measures to promote steam tourism in the country which includes operation of steam charters in hill railways, regular steam operation in world heritage railways, restoration of steam locomotives etc.

Commencement of steam operation shall also mark celebration of “Paryatan Parv”(5 – 25 October, 2017), a nationwide event to showcase tourism potential of the country.

Steam train will run between Delhi Cantt. and Rewari and back on 2nd Saturday of every month during the tourist season 2017-18 from October, 2017 to April, 2018 i.e. on 14.10.2017, 11.11.2017, 09.12.2017, 13.01.2018, 10.02.2018, 10.03.2018 and 14.04.2018. Some additional trips, if desired & required, can also be planned.


 SCHEDULE
Station
Arr./Dep.
Timings
Delhi Cantt.
Dep.
1030 hours
Rewari
Arr.
1300 hours
Rewari
Dep.
1615 hours
Delhi Cantt.
Arr.
1815 hours


The package will include to and fro journey and a visit to the heritage Steam Shed at Rewari. The heritage train comprising of Steam Locomotive + 1WFCRR + 1WCB + 1SLR, would be hauled by the Steam locomotive between Delhi Cantt. and Rewari. Booking of tickets would be done through IRCTC’s website www.railtourismindia.com.

Tariff:-
Options
Adult
Child
Rs.
Rs.
Two-way train journeys between Delhi to Rewari & back
6480
3240
One-way train journey between Delhi & Rewari/Rewari & Delhi
3240
1620

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Commissioning of Passenger Reservation System (PRS)at Mahad Post Office

n order to avoid inconvenience and hardship in reserving train accommodation to passengers of non rail head location, it has been decided to commission Passenger Reservation System at India Post, Mahad from 16.10.2017.

This is first Postal PRS in South Raigad district. Mahad post office is situated in the heart of  City. Mahad POST OFFICE PRS  will serve passengers of Mahad , Poladpur and Shrivardhan Taluk. At present there is no PRS facility anywhere in Mahad Taluk and passengers have to go to Mangaon which is at 35  KM distance from Mahad. This new PRS will facilitate residents of Mahad , Poladpur and Shrivardhan Taluk of Raigad District and fulfilled long demand of Citizens  of Mahad City and Mahad Industrial area.
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15 October 2017

Deepavali festival Nagercoil – Chennai Egmore Special Fare Special Train and Chennai – Nagercoil Suvidha Special Train


Nagercoil – Chennai Egmore Special Fare Special Train

Train No.06040 Nagercoil – Chennai Egmore Special Fare Special Train will leave Nagercoil at 17.00 hrs on Sunday 15th October 2017 to reach Chennai Egmore at 07.20 hrs the next day.

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

Stoppages: Valliyur, Tirunelveli, Kovilpatti, Satur, Virudunagar, Madurai, Dindigul, Tiruchchirappalli, Thanjavur, Kumbakonam, Mayiladuthurai, Chidambaram, Tiruppadiripuliyur, Vridhachalam, Villupuram, Chengalpattu, Tambaram and Mambalam.

Chennai – Nagercoil Suvidha Special Train

Train No.82611 Chennai Egmore – Nagercoil Suvidha Special train will leave Chennai Egmore at 12.55 hrs on Monday 16th October 2017 to reach Nagercoil at 04.15 hrs the next day.

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

Stoppages: Tambaram, Chengalpattu, Villupuram, Vridhachalam, Tiruchchirappalli, Dindigul, Madurai, Virudunagar, Satur, Kovilpatti, Tirunelveli and Valliyur.

Advance reservations for the above trains will commence at 08.00 hrs. on 14.10.2017.
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Deepavali 2017 special Train Chennai Egmore – Tirunelveli Tirunelveli - Chennai Egmore un Reserved special Train


The following Un reserved special trains are run to clear extra rush of passengers during Deepavali festival season.

T.No 06017,Chennai Egmore – Tirunelveli un Reserved Special via main line will leave Chennai Egmore 7.00 hrs on 17.10.2017(Tuesday) and reach Tirunelveli 23.00 hrs.

Composition: General Second Class – 16 & 2 SLR coaches.

Stoppages: Tambaram, Chengalpattu, Tindivanam,Villupuram, Tiruppadiripuliyur, Cuddalore Port Jn, Chidambaram, Sirkazhi, Vaithiswarankoil, Mayiladuturai Jn, Kumbakonam, Papanasam, Thanjavur Jn, Tiruchchirappalli, Dindigul, Kodaikkanal Road, Madurai, Virudunagar, Satur, Kovilpatti, Vanchi Maniyachchi and Tirunelveli.

T.No 06018, Tirunelveli - Chennai Egmore un Reserved special Train via,Chord line, will leave Tirunelveli at 07.20 hrs on 20.10.2017 (Friday)and reach Chennai Egmore at19.30 hrs. (Same Day)

Composition: General Second Class – 16 & 2 SLR coaches.

Stoppages: Vanchi Maniyachchi ,Kovilpatti, Satur ,Virudunagar, Madurai, Kodaikkanal Road, Dindigul, Tiruchchirappalli, Srirangam, Ariyalur, Vridhachalam, Villupuram, Tindivanam, Chengalpattu, Tambaram, and Mambalam.
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