February 27, 2015

Flagging off EMU Train No. 64167/64168 Palwal-New Delhi-Aligarh EMU Daily Service by Hon’ble Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Shri Krishan Pal Gurjar.

Over Delhi Division, Delhi area is a Central hub for Passengers, Goods and Parcel traffic. New Delhi-Palwal section of Delhi Division is a very important section which connects Southern & Western parts of the country. 105 trains consisting of Rajdhani, Duronto, Garib Rath, Shatabdi and long distance trains are passing in each direction daily in New Delhi - Palwal section. In addition to the above, 23 passenger trains are also providing services to the residents of Delh/New Delhi-Palwal section.
Today a new EMU Train No. 64167/64168 from Palwal to Aligarh via New Delhi was flagged off from Palwal by Chief Guest Hon’ble Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Shri Krishan Pal Gurjar. Hon’ble Member of Parliament/Lok Sabha from South Delhi Shri Ramesh Bidhuri also graced the occasion. Shri Arun Arora Divisional Railway Manager/Delhi and other Senior Railway officials of Delhi Division were also present.
            The64167 Palwal- Aligarh Jn.DailyEMU passenger train will depart from Palwal from 28.02.2015 at 03.50 a.m. to reach Aligarh Jn. at 10.30 a.m. the same day. In the return direction, the64168 Aligarh Jn.- PalwalDailyEMU passenger train will depart from Aligarh Jn. from 27.02.2015 at 04.30 p.m. to reach Palwal at 10.30 p.m. the same day.

     The 64167/64168 Palwal- Aligarh Jn.- PalwalDailyEMU passengertrain will stop at Asoaoti, Balabhgarh, Faridabad New Town, Faridabad, Tughlakabad, Okhla, Nizamuddin, Tilak Bridge, Shivaji Bridge, New Delhi, Shivaji Bridge, Tilak Bridge, Mandawali Chander H, Anand Vihar H, Chandernagar H, Sahibabad, Ghaziabad, Maripat, Dadri, Boraki H, Ajaibpur, Dankaur, Wair, Chola, Gangraul, Sikandarpur, Khurja, Kamalpur, Danwar, Somna, Kulwa and Mehrawal railway stations enroute in both directions.

Hon’ble Minister of State thanked Hon’ble Prime Minister and Hon’ble Minister of Railways for a very heartening Railway Budget and for the new EMU train service between Palwal and Aligarh. He also announced that benches would be provided from his MPLAD fund at important railway stations of Faridabad Lok Sabha constituency like Faridabad, Palwal and Hodal railway stations. He further said that a generator will be provided at the Palwal Railway station. Hon’ble MP Shri Ramesh Bidhuri praised the Railway Budget and said that this new EMU service will be a boon to the daily commuters of Palwal and the enroute stations till Aligarh.
            Divisional Railway Manager, Delhi, Shri Arun Arora said that during the year 2015-2016, am electric substation and LED lighting will be provided at Palwal station. He also said that a new booking office and a new island platform, 1A/1B are to be completed this year. Repair work o­n Platform No. 1/2 and 4/5 will be done in this financial year. Apart from this, fourth line upto Asaoti station is expected to be completed soon.