Jan 10, 2017

China’s freight train to London travels 12,000 km in 18 days

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In its efforts to boost export revenues and strengthen connectivity with Europe, China announced the launch of a freight train to London that will traverse over 12,000 kilometres across 18 days. According to reports, the train has already departed from Yiwu, a city that thrives on commodity trade, in central Zhejiang province and will make its way through Kazakhstan, Russia, Belarus, Poland, Germany, Belgium and France to arrive in London. China Daily reports that the service will be operated by Yiwu Timex Industrial Investment Co that has already been running trains to Madrid in Spain. Rail freight is said to be half the cost of air freight and half the time of sea freight.

Temporary Increase in Platform Ticket Rate at Kacheguda Station to Regulate Non Travelling Public

In view of the ensuing Sankranti festival it is expected that Kacheguda Railway Station will witness huge additional foot falls of rail travelers as well as accompanying non-travelers, leading to huge crowd o­n the platforms during the period.

SCR to Run Seven Sankranti Special Trains

In order to clear extra rush of Passengers during Sankranti, South Central Railway will run seven Sankranti special trains between Hyderabad-Visakhapatnam, Secunderabad - Kakinada Port, Kakinada Port-Tirupati and Hyderabad-Tirupati as detailed below. 1. Secunderabad-Kakinada Port Sankranti Special Train (via Bhimavaram) (Service-1): Train No. 07449 Secunderabad – Kakinada Port special train will depart Secunderabad at 23:30 hrs o­n 11th January, 2017 and arrive Kakinada Port at 13:00 hrs o­n the next day. Enroute, this special train will stop at Nalgonda, Miryalaguda, Piduguralla, Sattenapalli, Guntur, Vijayawada, Gudivada, Kaikalur, Akividu, Bhimavaram Town, Attili, Nidadavolu, Rajahmundry, Samalkot and Kakinada town stations. This special train consist of 16 Coaches viz,. two AC III Tier, ten Sleeper Class, two General Second Class and two luggage cum break van coaches. 2. Hyderabad-Tirupati-Hyderabad Sankranti Special Trains (Services-2): Train No. 02764 Hyderabad-Tirupati special train will depart Hyderabad at 22:15 hrs o­n 13th January, 2017 and arrive Tirupati at 11:00 hrs o­n the next day. In the return direction, 02763 Tirupati - Hyderabad special train will depart Tirupati at 20:20 hrs o­n 14th January, 2017 and arrive Hyderabad at 10:00 hrs o­n the next day Enroute, these special trains will stop at Secunderabad, Kazipet, Warangal, Mahabubabad, Khammam, Madhira, Vijayawada, Tenali, Bapatla, Chirala, o­ngole, Nellore, Gudur, Sri Kalahasti and Renigunta stations in both the directions. These special trains consist of 19 Coaches viz,. two AC III Tier, ten Sleeper Class, four General Second Class, o­ne Second Sitting and two luggage cum break van coaches. 3. Hyderabad-Visakhapatnam-Hyderabad Sankranti Special Trains (Services-2): Train No. 07148 Hyderabad-Visakhapatnam special train will depart Hyderabad at 20:15 hrs o­n 15th January, 2017 and arrive Visakhapatnam at 10:25 hrs o­n the next day. In the return direction, Train No. 07147 Visakhapatnam - Hyderabad special train will depart Visakhapatnam at 18:55 hrs o­n 16th January, 2017 and arrive Hyderabad at 08:45 hrs o­n the next day. Enroute, these special trains will stop at Secunderabad, Kazipet, Warangal, Mahabubabad, Khammam, Madhira, Vijayawada, Eluru, Tadepalligudem, Nidadavolu, Rajahmundry, Samalkot, Tuni, Anakapalle and Duvvada stations in both the directions. These special trains consist of 10 Coaches viz,. o­ne AC II Tier, o­ne AC III Tier, three Sleeper Class, three General Second Class and two luggage cum break van coaches. 4. Kakinada Port-Tirupati-Kakinada Port Sankranti Special Trains (Services-2): Train No. 07941 Kakinada Port-Tirupati special train will depart Kakinada port at 16:30 hrs o­n 12th January, 2017 and arrive Tirupati at 07:10 hrs o­n the next day. In the return direction, 07942 Tirupati - Kakinada Port special train will depart Tirupati at 19:00 hrs o­n 13th January, 2017 and arrive Kakinada port at 05:30 hrs o­n the next day Enroute, these special trains will stop at Kakinada Town, Samalkot, Rajahmundry, Tadepalligudem, Eluru,Vijayawada, Tenali, o­ngole, Nellore, Gudur, Sri Kalahasti and Renigunta stations in both the directions. These special trains consist of 16 Coaches viz,. two AC III Tier, ten Sleeper Class, two General Second Class and two luggage cum break van coaches. ....is emailed please oblige for scrolling

Special Trains Between Madurai and Vijayawada

In order to clear extra rush of passengers two Special Trains will be run between Madurai and Vijayawada as detailed below:-

Madurai-Vijayawada Special Train:
Train No. 06069 Madurai - Vijayawada special train will depart Madurai at 17:50 hrs o­n 14th January, 2017 (Saturday) and arrive Vijayawada at 03:30 hrs on Monday.
Enroute, this special train will stop at Virudhunagar, Sattur, Kovilpatti, Tirunelveli, Nagercoil Town, Trivandrum, Kollam, Kayankulam, Chengannur, Tiruvalla, Kottayam, Ernakulam

VACANCY POSITION OF SPECIAL TRAINS AS ON 10.01.2017 (Sankranthi Special Trains)

VACANCY POSITION OF SPECIAL TRAINS AS ON 10.01.2017 (Sankranthi Special Trains)





WR TO RUN BANDRA (T)-AHMEDABAD SUPERFAST SPECIAL TRAIN o­n MAKAR SANKRANTI

WR TO RUN BANDRA (T)-AHMEDABAD SUPERFAST
 SPECIAL TRAIN o­n MAKAR SANKRANTI
          For the convenience of passengers during the festive occasion of Makar Sankranti and with a view to meet the travel demand during the season, Western Railway will run o­ne trip of Bandra (T)–Ahmedabad Superfast Special train o­n special fare o­n 14th January, 2017.
·09029/09030 Bandra (T)-Ahmedabad Superfast Special (2 Trips)
Train No. 09029 Bandra (T)–Ahmedabad Superfast Special train will leave Bandra (T) at 00.20 hrs o­n Saturday, 14th January, 2017 and reach Ahmedabad at 08.25 hrs, the same day. This train will run for o­ne day i.e 14th January, 2017 o­nly.

Traffic block between Ghagwal - Samba Section on 12th & 13th January, 2017

Traffic block between Ghagwal - Samba Section
on 12th& 13th January, 2017
            To carry out the work of placing of 400 KV two numbers of overhead electric crossings o­n Pathankot- Jammu Tawi double line, a 3 hrs Traffic block will be under taken o­n UP & DOWN lines between Ghagwal & Samba section at km 60/0-1, from 12.00 hrs to 15.00 hrs o­n 12thJanuary, 2017 & 13th January, 2017.

WESTERN RAILWAY TO ATTACH ONE 3 AC COACH IN 11 PAIR OF TRAINS ON TEMPORARY BASIS

WESTERN RAILWAY TO ATTACH o­nE 3 AC COACH
 IN 11 PAIR OF TRAINS o­n TEMPORARY BASIS
For the convenience of the passengers, Western Railway has decided to augment o­ne 3 AC coach in 11 pair of trains o­n temporary basis. The details are as under:-
Sr.
No
Train No.
From
To
Date of Augmentation
1
 22931/ 22932
Bandra (T)
Jaisalmer
Ex Bandra(T): 13.01.17 to 27.01.17
Ex Jaisalmer: 14.01.17 to 28.01.17

Temporary Halt at Uruli station on Pune-Daund section for pilgrims

Central Railway will provide o­ne minute temporary halt for following trains at Uruli station for the benefit of pilgrims of Shri Prayagdham Trust attending annual function during makar Sankranti.



1.12779 Vasco-Hazrat Nizamuddin Goa Express till 17.1.2017

2.12780 Hazrat Nizamuddin-Vasco Goa Express till 17.1.2017

3.12169 Pune-Solapur Intercity Express from 10.1.2017 to 15.1.2017

Initiatives to Increase Non-Fare Revenue and To Promote Ease of Ticketing Through Digital Transactions Launched

Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu inaugurated the following policy initiatives viz.,  Policy Initiatives of Increasing Non Fare Revenue like Out of Home Advertisement,  Content on demand,      Branding of Trains,      Non-fare Revenue Policy,      ATM Policy and  Initiatives promoting ease of ticketing through digital transactions (for reserved as well as unreserved passengers) here today. He also released a documentary film on Jammu Kashmir Railway Network.

Income Tax department detects undisclosed income of over Rs 5300 crore

Income Tax department detects undisclosed income of over Rs 5300 crore

Obtain PAN or Form No 60 from account holders by Feb 28, 2017 – Income Tax Rules Amended

Obtain PAN or Form No 60 from account holders by Feb 28, 2017 – Income Tax Rules Amended

Recommendations: Defence panel raises retirement age of soldiers by TWO years

Recommendations: Defence panel raises retirement age of soldiers by TWO years

Demonetization Vs 7th Pay Commission: Tax-paying government servants among the worst hit!

Demonetization Vs 7th Pay Commission: Tax-paying government servants among the worst hit!

DoPT launches revamped website

DoPT launches revamped website

 

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