Apr 5, 2014

First AC accommodation in 15611 Lokmanya Tilak Terminus-Kamakhya Express during Summer Holidays


CR TO ATTACH ADDITIONAL AC COACH (First AC cum AC-2 tier) BY KAMAKHYA EXPRESS

Central Railway has decided to augment train No. 15611 Lokmanya Tilak Terminus – Kamakhya Express by o­ne First AC cum AC-2 tier composite coach o­n temporary basis during the period from 9.4.2014 to 25.6.2014 to clear the extra rush of passengers during summer rush.

RESERVATION: Bookings for First AC accommodation o­n Train No. 15611 will be open from 7.4.2014.

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Date: April 4, 2014

This news comes to you from Public Relations Department, Central Railway, Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai. 


(V. Chandrasekar)
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26 AC Superfast Special Trains between Sainagar Shirdi and New Delhi

Railways have decided to run 26 weekly AC superfast special trains between Sainagar Shirdi and New Delhi to clear the extra rush of passengers during Summer Holidays. The details are as under:

04011 Weekly AC superfast special will leave Sainagar Shirdi at 10.00 hrs o­n every Friday from 4.4.2014 to 27.6.2014 (13 trips) and arrive New Delhi at 08.15 hrs next day.

04012 Weekly AC superfast special will leave New Delhi at 23.55 hrs o­n every Wednesday from 2.4.2014 to 26.6.2014 (13 trips) and arrive Sainagar Shirdi at 23.15 hrs next day.

HALTS– Manmad, Bhusawal, Khandwa, Itarsi, Habibganj, Bhopal, Jhansi, Gwalior, Agra Cantonment and Mathura Jn.

COMPOSITION – o­ne AC First class, Five AC 2-Tier, Seven AC 3-Tier and 2 Generators cum Guard’s Brake vans.

RESERVATION: Bookings for 04011 already open

This new comes to you from Public Relations Department, Central Railway, Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai. 

(V. Chandrasekar)
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26 Superfast Weekly Summer Special Trains between Pune and Kamakhya

Central Railway has decided to run 26 superfast weekly summer special trains between Pune to Kamakhya to clear the extra rush of passengers.

The details are as under:

Train No. 02512 Superfast Weekly Summer Special will leave Kamakhya at 22.45 hrs o­n every Monday from 7.4.2014 to 30.6.2014 (13 trips) and will arrive Pune at 02.45 hrs every Thursday.

Train No. 02511 Superfast Weekly Summer Special will leave Pune at 10.45 hrs o­n every Thursday from 10.4.2014 to 3.7.2014 (13 trips) and will arrive Kamakhya at 15.15 hrs every Saturday.

HALTS: New Bongaigaon, New Coochbehar, New Jalpaiguri, Kishanganj, Malda Town, Rampurhat, Durgapur, Asansol, Joychandipahar Jn, Purulia, Chakradharpur, Rourkela, Jharsuguda, Bilaspur, Raipur, Durg, Gondia, Nagpur, Wardha Jn, Badnera Jn, Akola, Bhusaval, Manmad, Kopergaon, Ahmadnagar and Daund.

COMPOSITION: o­ne AC-2 Tier, o­ne AC-3 Tier, 7 Sleeper Class, 4 General Second Class and 2 Brake Van cum General Second Class compartments.

RESERVATION: Bookings for 02511 will open from 7.4.2014

This news comes to you from the Public Relations Department, Central Railway, Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus MumbaI



(V. Chandrasekar)
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Premium Superfast Special Trains for Varanasi and Gorakhpur


PREMIUM SUPERFAST SPECIAL TRAINS FOR VARANASI AND GORAKHPUR

Bookings for 02067 Premium Superfast Special Train open o­n 3.4.2014 and 02015 Premium Superfast Special Train open o­n 4.4.2014 through INTERNET



Central Railway will run o­ne premium special train each from Lokmanya Tilak terminus to Varanasi and Gorakhpur to clear the extra rush of passengers as per details given under:

A) VARANASI PREMIUM SUPERFAST SPECIAL

Train No. 02067 premium special train will leave Lokmanya Tilak Terminus at 07.50 hrs o­n 11.4.2014 and arrive Varanasi at 07.45 hrs o­n 12.4.2014.

Train No.02068 premium special train will leave Varanasi at 09.45 hrs o­n 12.4.2014 and arrive Lokmanya Tilak Terminus at 11.50 hrs o­n 13.4.2014

HALTS – Kalyan, Bhusaval, Itarsi, Jabalpur

COMPOSITION: Six AC-3 tier, 10 sleeper class and 2 General second class cum Guard’s Brake vans.

B) GORAKHPUR PREMIUM SUPERFAST SPECIAL

Train No. 02015 premium special train will leave Lokmanya Tilak Terminus at 23.40 hrs o­n 13.4.2014 and arrive Gorakhpur at 04.25 hrs o­n 15.4.2014.

Train No.02016 premium special train will leave Gorakhpur at 08.25 hrs o­n 15.4.2014 and will arrive Lokmanya Tilak Terminus at 11.50 hrs o­n 16.4.2014.

HALTS – Bhusaval, Bhopal, Jhansi, Kanpur Central, Lucknow Junction.

COMPOSITION: Six AC-3 tier, 10 sleeper class and 2 General second class cum Guard’s Brake vans.

RESERVATION: Bookings for Premium Superfast Special Train no.02067 will be open from 3.4.2014 & Train no.02015 will be open from 4.4.2014 through INTERNET o­nLY.
SOURCE - This new comes to you from Public Relations Department, Central Railway, Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai. 
(V. Chandrasekar)
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52 SUPERFAST SPECIAL TRAINS BETWEEN PUNE - HABIBGANJ & PUNE- JABALPUR

52 SUPERFAST SPECIAL TRAINS BETWEEN PUNE - HABIBGANJ & PUNE- JABALPUR

Railways have decided to run Superfast special trains between Pune Habibganj & Pune-Jabalpur to clear the extra rush of passengers. The details are as under –

A) PUNE-HABIBGANJ-PUNE WEEKLY SUPERFAST SPECIAL (26)

01651 Weekly Superfast special will leave Pune at 2.15 pm o­n every Tuesday from 8.4.2014 to 1.7.2014 (13 trips) and will reach Habibganj at 5.30 am o­n Wednesday

01652 Weekly Superfast special will leave Habibganj at 5.25 pm o­n every Saturday from 5.4.2014 to 28.6.2014 (13 trips) and will reach Pune at 9.20 am o­n Sunday.

HALTS: Daund, Ahmednagar, Kopargaon, Manmad, Bhusaval, Khandwa, Harda and Itarsi

B) PUNE-JABALPUR-PUNE WEEKLY SUPERFAST SPECIAL (26)

01655 Weekly Superfast special will leave Pune at 11.15 am o­n every Sunday from 6.4.2014 to 29.6.2014 (13 trips) and will reach Jabalpur at 6.00 am o­n Monday.

01656 Weekly Superfast special will leave Jabalpur at 4.55 pm o­n every Monday from 7.4.2014 to 30.6.2014 (13 trips) and will reach Pune at 11.05 am o­n Tuesday.

HALTS: Daund, Ahmednagar, Kopargaon, Manmad, Bhusaval, Khandwa, Harda, Itarsi, Pipariya and Narsinghpur

COMPOSITION OF BOTH THE SPECIALS: Two AC 2-Tier, o­ne AC 2-Tier cum AC 3-Tier, Eight Sleeper class, 4 General second class and 2 General second class cum guard’s brake vans.

RESERVATION: Bookings for train No. 01651 & 01655 will open from 5/4/2014.
SOURCE - This news comes to you from the Public Relations Department, Central Railway, Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai.
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Railway ministry dashes hopes of Telangana, Andhra



HYDERABAD: The railway ministry has dashed the hopes of both Telangana and Andhra Pradesh by informing the state government that it is not possible to establish a new railway zone exclusively for AP and that "it is not needed to set up a rail coach factory in Telangana". A communication to this effect was also submitted to the Union home ministry, which is overseeing the division process and compliance of the promises made during the passage of the AP Reorganisation Act in Parliament.

In the 13th schedule of the Act, it was assured that the Centre will examine the proposal of a new railway zone in residuary Andhra Pradesh and the feasibility of a rail coach factory in Telangana. But the railway ministry, four days ago, made it clear that a rail coach factory in Telangana is "not needed as the existing capacity and planned capacity is sufficient to meet future needs". With regard to the new railway zone, the ministry said "the proposal is not justified due to financial, geographical and other reasons." People had hoped that the railway zone would boost transport facilities and exports.

The ministry's stance has taken the state government aback. "It is mere reiteration of their old stance on both the issues. A separate railway zone and inclusion of Waltair division in the South Central Railway zone are pending for long. The railway ministry has refused to meet the demand based on a financial viability report," said a source in the government.

Meanwhile, in more bad news for Telangana, the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) informed the state government and the Centre that it has no new coal linkage to take up the 4,000 MW thermal power plant for the state. NTPC also informed the Centre that without new coal linkage, it could not take up such a massive thermal project.

"NTPC has been asked to re-prioritize its present coal allocations. However, it has not shown interest and has instead asked the state government to provide land and water first," said a source.

With no coal, power sector officials said it is next to impossible to set up the thermal unit, which needs more than 10 lakh tonnes of high calorie coal supply every month.

Chief secretary PK Mohanty held talks with the cabinet secretary and officials of 18 ministries in New Delhi on Thursday to update them on the progress made on the division process.
Source-timesofindia

Canada can move faster than U.S. on oil rail cars, minister says



Canada has the ability to move faster than the United States in eliminating older oil tanker rail cars that are more dangerous in accidents, Transport Minister Lisa Raitt said on Friday.

"It really is about making sure that we have an effort that makes sense on a North American basis, understanding what the timeline is in the United States, which is longer than ours. We have the ability to move more quickly in Canada by virtue of our system, and we don't have a prescribed method of rule-making that they do in the United States," Raitt told reporters.

She did not make clear whether she was talking about mandating an earlier phase-out of the older DOT-111 cars than in the United States or allowing and encouraging rail and oil companies to take steps to discourage their use.
Source-reuters

Two drug tunnels, with rail systems, found at U.S.-Mexico border



U.S. federal agents have uncovered two drug-smuggling tunnels underneath the U.S.-Mexico border, both surfacing in San Diego-area warehouses and equipped with rail systems for moving contraband, officials said on Friday.

The discovery led to the arrest of a 73-year-old woman accused of running one of the warehouses connected to a drug smuggling operation, according to a joint news release by four federal agencies.

The tunnels were discovered as part of a five-month investigation by the so-called San Diego Tunnel Task Force.

Federal law enforcement officials said the first tunnel, which connects a warehouse in Tijuana, Mexico, with one in an industrial park in the border community of Otay Mesa, is about 600 yards long and is furnished with lighting, a crude rail system and wooden trusses.

The passageway is accessed via a 70-foot shaft secured by a cement cover and includes a pulley system on the U.S. side apparently intended to hoist contraband up into the warehouse.

The second tunnel was even more sophisticated, built with a multi-tiered electric rail system and an array of ventilation equipment.

"Here we are again, foiling cartel plans to sneak millions of dollars of illegal drugs through secret passageways that cost millions of dollars to build," U.S. Attorney Laura Duffy said in a statement.

"Going underground is not a good business plan. We have promised to locate these super tunnels and keep powerful drug cartels from taking their business underground and out of sight, and once again, we have delivered on that promise," Duffy said.

The two tunnels are the sixth and seventh cross-border passageways discovered in the San Diego area in less than four years, according to the task force.

Since 2006, federal authorities have detected at least 80 cross-border smuggling tunnels, most of them in California and Arizona, and seized some 100 tons of narcotics associated with them.
Source-reuters

Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation positive on talks with French financing agency



LUCKNOW: Officials from Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation on Friday had a meeting with French financial institution Agence Francaise de Development (AFD) regarding funding of the metro project.

The meeting was organized by the Union finance ministry's department of economic affairs for various Indian projects which the agency is considering for funding.

The French agency has shown interest to extend a loan to the Lucknow metro rail project. LMRC managing director Rajeev Agarwal said, "The discussions with the French agency have been positive so far".

The final decision would come after a series of negotiations, deliberations and loan formalities.

According to LMRC, the conference was for projects already funded by the international bank and those in the pipeline. The fact that DEA invited LMRC for discussions with the bank is a signal that the department is positive about its association with the bank, said an official. A team of experts from AFD has visited the proposed site for the corridor construction.

The cost of the project would be shared between the state government, the Centre and the external agency in the ratio of 20:20:60. LMRC would need around 450 million euros from the agency.

The corporation said it had the required budget to start the project. The state government is expected to allocate some funds towards the metro project in June.

LMRC also said since the loan amount was heavy, DEA might consider more than one international bank for financing. Agarwal said DEA would organize a meeting with the European Investment Bank and a team from there might visit Lucknow soon.
Source-times of india

Tirupati railway station gets modern food plaza

Railway Board chairman Arunendra Kumar has inaugurated a modern Food Plaza developed by Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) at Tirupati railway station. 

A host of catering facilities are made available to the travelling public, including a cafeteria with quick service facility, air conditioned vegetarian and non-vegetarian restaurants, takeaway counter, fruit/fruit juice counter, and ice cream/cool drink counters. 

The food plaza is provided with the state-of-the-art equipment and modern furniture to meet growing expectations of the rail users and care has been taken to comply with food safety standards. 

Currently, there are 21 food plazas and fast food units in various stations over South Central Railway and action has been initiated to set up another 10 such units shortly. 

Kumar, who inaugurated the facility on April 2, said, "this food plaza is a part of the continual efforts of railways to provide hygienic, qualitative and affordable food to the rail users," an SCR release issued here today quoted him as saying.
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