23 April, 2018

Temporary Augmentation of CR Summer Special Trains 9600 additional accommodation for passengers 2018 summer

Central Railway will attach additional coaches temporarily in summer special trains to clear the extra rush of passengers thereby creating additional accommodation for about 9600 passengers as per details given below:


01117 Gorakhpur Special leaving LTT o­n24.4.2018,1.5.2018,8.5.2018 and 15.5.2018with 2 Sleeper Class and o­ne AC-3 Tier coaches

01118 LTT Special leaving Gorakhpur o­n25.4.2018,2.5.2018,9.5.2018 and 16.5.2018with 2 Sleeper Class and o­ne AC-3 Tier coaches


01193 Karmali Special leaving LTT o­n21.4.2018,28.4.2018,5.5.2018and12.5.2018with 2 Sleeper Class and o­ne AC-3 Tier coaches

01194 LTT Special leaving Karmali o­n21.4.2018,28.4.2018,5.5.2018and12.5.2018with 2 Sleeper Class and o­ne AC-3 Tier coaches


01195 Mangalore Jn Special leaving LTT o­n22.4.2018,29.4.2018, 6.5.2018 and 13.5.2018 with 2 Sleeper Class and o­ne AC-3 Tier coaches

01196 LTT Special leaving Mangalore Jn o­n22.4.2018,29.4.2018, 6.5.2018 and 13.5.2018 with 2 Sleeper Class and o­ne AC-3 Tier coaches


01101 Varanasi Special leaving LTT o­n 23.4.2018,30.4.2018,7.5.2018 and 14.5.2018with o­ne Sleeper Class and Two AC-3 Tier coaches

01102 LTT Special leaving Varanasi o­n24.4.2018,1.5.2018,8.5.2018 and 15.5.2018with o­ne Sleeper Class and Two AC-3 Tier coaches


01169 Varanasi Special leaving LTT o­n 26.4.2018,3.5.2018,10.5.2018 and 17.5.2018with o­ne Sleeper Class and Two AC-3 Tier coaches

01170 LTT Special leaving Varanasi o­n27.4.2018,4.5.2018,11.5.2018 and 18.5.2018with o­ne Sleeper Class and Two AC-3 Tier coaches


01349 Patna Special leaving Pune o­n23.4.2018,30.4.2018,7.5.2018 and 14.5.2018with o­ne Sleeper Class and o­ne AC-3 Tier coaches

01350 Pune Special leaving Patna o­n25.4.2018,2.5.2018,9.5.2018 and 16.5.2018with o­ne Sleeper Class and o­ne AC-3 Tier coaches


Waitlisted passengers of these trains are requested to check their PNR status before boarding the train.
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Stations o­n Neral – Matheran Hill Railways turns to Green Energy

Central Railway’s Matheran Hill Railway is a narrow-gauge heritage railway in Maharashtra, India. A delight to the tourists and the route to the summer destination for Mumbaikar’s covers a distance of 21 kms cutting a swathe through forest in Western Ghats from Neral to Matheran. The narrow gauge railway line halts at three stations in between i.e. Jummapatti, Waterpipe, Aman Lodge and terminate at Matheran. All these four stations are now provided with solar power plant of capacity 500-1000 Wp and wind Mill of capacity 6.1 KWp at matheran including energy efficient LED lights and Fans.

Shri Sunil Udasi, Chief Public Relations officer, Central Railway informed that o­n installation of Green Energy System, generation capacity of the each system at Jummapatti, Waterpipe, Aman Lodge is 75-80 KWH & Matheran is 680-690 KWH per month. The electric supply from the renewable sources will bring down the hill railway station’s power bill drastically resulting in savings of Rs.2.07 lakh per year, besides reducing its carbon footprints. 
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summer special trains o­n special charges between Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus and Varanasi during Summer 2018

summer special trains o­n special charges between Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus and Varanasi to clear the extra rush of passengers during Summer 2018.The details are as under:


Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus –Varanasi – Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus weekly Specials (10)


Train No. 01027 Special will leave Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus at 06.45 hrs o­n everyTuesdayfrom 24.4.2018 to 22.5.2018 (5 trips) and will arrive Varanasi at 12.00 hrs next day.


Train No. 01028 Special will leave Varanasi at 13.55 hrs o­n everyWednesdayfrom25.4.2018 to 23.5.2018(5 trips) and will arrive Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus at 16.15 hrs next day.


Halts:Kalyan, Igatpuri, Nasik Road, Bhusaval, Khandwa, Itarsi, Jabalpur, Katni, Satna, Manikpur and Chheoki Jn.


Composition:One AC- Three Tier, 10 Sleeper Class, 5 General Second Seating and 2 General Second Class cum Luggage Brake Van.


Reservation: Bookings for summer special trains o­n special charges leaving Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus will commence from21.4.2018at all PRS locations and through internet o­nwww.irctc.co.in.

General second class coaches will run as unreserved coaches and will be booked through UTS system.
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INTRODUCTION OF 9 CAR EMU SERVICES BETWEEN GUMMIDIPOONDI AND TAMBARAM/CHENGALPATTU FROM MONDAY TO FRIDAY

 Passenger’s Demands 4 new CROSS SECTORAL 9 CAR EMU train services will be introduced between Gummidipoondi and Tambaram/Chengalpattu with effect from 23rd April 2018 (MONDAY). These services will be operated from Monday to Friday only and will not be operated on Saturdays and Sundays.

Train No.GC2 will leave Gummidpoondi at 06.00 hrs to reach Chengalpattu at 09.50 hrs via Chennai Beach and Tambaram

In the return direction, Train No.CG1 will leave Chengalpattu at 10.30 hrs to reach Gummidipoondi at 13.55 hrs via Tambaram and Chennai Beach.

Train No.GT2 will leave Gummidipoondi at 14.25 hrs to reach Tambaram at 16.55 hrs via Chennai Beach

In the return direction, Train No.TG1 will leave Tambaram at 18.05 hrs to reach Gummidipoondi at 20.40 hrs via Chennai Beach.

PASSENGER SPECIALS FROM VELACHERY – GUMMIDIPOONDI – VELACHERY ON WEEKENDS

Consequent to the introduction of the 9 car EMU from Gummidipoondi to Tambaram/Chengalpattu, A Passenger special will be operated on weekends as follows :-

Passenger Special will leave Gummidipoondi at 20.50 hrs on FRIDAYS to reach Velachery at 23.15 hrs (starting from 27th April 2018) via Chennai Beach

In the return direction, Passenger Special will leave Velachery at 19.40 hrs on SUNDAYS to reach Gummidipoondi at 22.15 hrs (starting from 22nd April 2018) via Chennai Beach
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