Jan 24, 2015

Railway will bear expenses in case passenger has a heart attack in train

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Railway to establish it’s first research centre at IIT, Khragpur


डाकघरों में खुलेंगे रेलवे रिजर्वेशन सेंटर Railway reservation centers will be opened up in post offices

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Ministry of Railways is going to introduce a new Weekly Express train between Ahmedabad and Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra via Palanpur- Jaipur -Rewari w.e.f 25/01 /2015.
Ahmedabad -Katra Weekly Express (via Palanpur- Jaipur -Rewari)
From 25th January 2015, Train No. 19415 Ahmedabad - Katra Weekly Express train will depart from Ahmedabad at 19.00 hrs o­n every Sunday and reach Katra at 06.50 hrs o­n third day i.e Tuesday.


Railways have decided to temporarily augment o­ne AC 3tier Coach in 2 pairs of trains i.e. 12903/04 Mumbai Central – Amritsar Golden Temple Mail and 12955/56 Mumbai Central – Jaipur Superfast Express ; two AC 3Tier Coaches in 12267/68 Mumbai Central – Ahmedabad Duranto Express & o­ne Second Class Sleeper Coach each in 12961/62 Mumbai Central – Indore Avantika Express, 12927/28 Mumbai Central – Vadodara Express and 12971/72 Bandra(T) – Bhavnagar Express. o­ne AC 3 Tier coach has also been added permanentlyin 13426/25 Surat – Malda Town Express  Ex Surat from 26th Jan,2015 and Ex Malda Town from 24th Jan,2015.


  It has been decided by Ministry of Railways, that 50% of the existing tatkal quota shall be sold under dynamic fare scheme. After booking of the 50% of the tatkal quota under Tatkal scheme, the subsequent 50% of the tatkal quota, defined as premium tatkal quota shall be sold o­n dynamic pricing. This scheme shall be operational for the 11 WR trains departing from originating stations with effect from given dates as under:-
·12471 Bandra (T)-Jammu Tawi Swaraj Express – with immediate effect
·12915 Ahmedabad-New Delhi Ashram Express – w.e.f  21/1/2015


Central Railway will run special trains between Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai -Nagpur/Shri Chhatrapati Shahu Maharaj Terminus(Kolhapur) and Pune-Madgaon to clear the extra rush of long weekend.


01013 Special will leave Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai o­n 24.1.2015 at 00.20 hrs and arrive Nagpur at 15.00 hrs same day.
01014 Special will leave Nagpur o­n 24.1.2015 at 20.20 hrs and arrive Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai at 12.15 hrs next day.


Central Railway has decided to EXTEND the run of following Superfast Special trains o­n the existing days, stoppages and timings to clear the extra rush of Passengers. The details are as under:

01651 Weekly Superfast special leaving Pune at 2.15 pm o­n every Tuesday extended upto 31.3.2015 and will reach Habibganj at 5.30 am next day.


Railways have decided to extend the run of Bi-weekly special train between Yesvantpur and Miraj to clear the extra rush of passengers as per details given below.

Train No.06517 Yesvantpur- Miraj Bi-weekly special will leave Yesvantpur at 20.40 hrs every Monday and Thursday till 19.2.2015 and will reach Miraj at 10.15 hrs next day.


Ministry of Railways have decided that 50% of the existing tatkal quota tickets shall be sold under dynamic fare scheme. After booking of the first 50% of tatkal tickets under tatkal quota, the subsequent 50% tatkal tickets will be sold o­n dynamic pricing.  The fare shall increase by 20% after each slab of 10% berths are sold subject to the existing cap (maximum fare chargeable) o­n dynamic fare. 

“Indian Railways – On A Fast Track To The Future” is the Theme of Indian Railways Republic Day Tableau this Year

For this year’s Republic Day Parade, the Indian Railways presents a special tableau with the theme “Indian Railways – On a Fast Track to the Future”. The tableau showcases a high speed train- design of which is based on existing high speed trains of the world. Being the most economical means of transport, Indian Railways caters to the need of common man.

Railway Protection Force, an Armed Force Protecting Indian Railways, Participating in the Republic Day Parade

The Contingent of Railway Protection Force (RPF), an Armed Force of the Union of India is participating in the Republic Day Parade-2015 representing about 75000 Officers & men of the Force deployed throughout the length and breadth of the Indian Railways. The Marching contingent of RPF is being commanded by Shri Vinit Kharab, Assistant Commandant and also consists of 03 Sub-ordinate Officers and 144 other ranks led by RPF Band. The RPF Band is being led by Mr. Mushtaq Ahmed, Inspector and consists of 04 Sub-ordinate Officers and 72 other ranks playing marching tune “Bharat ke Jawan”. 

Rail track between Bareilly railway and city stations gets safety nod

BAREILLY: The long wait of railway commuters finally came to an end on Thursday evening after the commissioner for rail safety (CRS) declared the interlocked tracks between Bareilly railway station and Bareilly city station fit for use. 

A three-hour long trial was conducted by railway officials despite bad weather on Thursday. CRS Prabhat Kumar Bajpai said, however, that some minor changes need to be made before railway traffic commences between the two stations. 

Salem, Erode Railway Junctions likely to get escalators soon

To help passengers:A foot-over-bridge constructed at a cost of Rs. 1.2 crore at Salem Railway Junction.– File PHOTO: P. GOUTHAM

The Salem Railway Division has proposed to install escalators in Erode and Salem Railway Junctions and foot over bridges (FOBs) in Kodumudi and Sankari Railway Stations.

The above proposals are under the serious consideration of the division, Shubhranshu, Divisional Railway Manager, said while addressing the members of the newly-constituted Divisional Railway Users Consultative Committee (DRUCC) here on Friday.

The DRM said that Salem division is totally committed to the timely operation of trains, cleanliness of railway premises, and passenger amenities. He mentioned that sufficient cash imprest has been provided for Station Managers for keeping the stations clean, in line with Swachch Bharath initiative of the Prime Minister.

Many new advance ticket booking counters are being opened in the stations under Salem Division. New station buildings/ extensions are coming up in Salem, Tirupur and Coimbatore North stations, he said.

Referring to the pleas of the members for introduction of new trains and additional facilities, Mr. Shubhranshu suggested to the members to take up these matters with their respective MPs for drawing the attention of the Railway Ministry.

He mentioned that 13 advance ticket booking counters and eight Post Office advance ticket booking counters are being operated by Salem Division in various places.

Assistance booths

He sought help from the members for installing battery-operated cars in Tirupur, Erode and Karur, and medical assistance booths in Coimbatore and Tirupur, for which the DRUCC members assured to take steps.

V. Thavamanipandi, Additional Divisional Railway Manager, K. P. Damodaran, Senior Divisional Commercial Manager, were present.
Source - the hindu

History of Railways exhibition a hit among devotees

ALLAHABAD: The railway exhibition at Sangam is witnessing a large number of visitors. 

The history of Indian Railways has been depicted through photographs. The photograph stall has been divided into two sections. These are 'Memorable moments of Indian Railways' and 'History of East India Railway.' There are photographs showing construction of Curzon Bridge on Ganga, scene of Prayag station in 1908 station, scene of old Allahabad railway station and others. 

रेलवे धन की कमी भिखारियों से पूरा करेगी, मुंबई में रेलवे को भिखारियो ने 'दिए' 70 लाख रुपये


भारत के राज्य बनेंगे, रेलवे के मालिक, भारतीय रेलवे अब राज्यों के साथ मिलकर भागीदारी कर छोटी छोटी रेल कम्पनियों का निर्माण करेगी

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रेल यात्रियों के लिए अच्छी सुचना - अब रेलवे आरक्षण रहेगा 24 घंटे उपलब्ध

The message of our Hon'ble GM-WCR to our dedicated Railway employees at the occasion of the 66th Republic Day

The notification, syllabus and application for dresser in GP-1900 in Medical Dept.





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