Feb 6, 2017

Regarding grant of House Rent Allowances at chandigarh rates to Central Government Employees Posted at S.A.S. Nagar Mohali

Regarding grant of House Rent Allowances at chandigarh rates to Central Government Employees Posted at S.A.S. Nagar Mohali

Corruption case against I-T officer: CBI searches at 12 places – Business Standard

Corruption case against I-T officer: CBI searches at 12 places – Business Standard

7th Pay Commission: Government starts releasing arrears for defence pensioners

7th Pay Commission: Government starts releasing arrears for defence pensioners

Special fare special trains between Chennai Central – Ernakulam Jn.

Train No.06005 Chennai Central – Ernakulam Jn. superfast special fare special train will leave Chennai Central at 22.30 hrs. o­n 24th February, 2017 and reach Ernakulam Jn. at 10.55 hrs. the next day.

Train No.06006 Ernakulam Jn. – Chennai Central superfast special fare special train will leave Ernakulam Jn. at 19.00 hrs. o­n 26thFebruary, 2017 and reach Chennai Central at 07.20 hrs. the next day.

Special fare special trains between Chennai Egmore - Tirunelveli

Train No.06001 Chennai Egmore – Tirunelveli special fare special train will leave Chennai Egmore at 21.05 hrs. o­n 17thFebruary, 2017 and reach Tirunelveli at 10.45 hrs. the next day.

Train No.06002 Tirunelveli – Chennai Egmore special fare special train will leave Tirunelveli at 14.45 hrs. o­n 19thFebruary, 2017 and reach Chennai Egmore at 03.45 hrs. the next day.


Railways have decided to permanently augment with One AC 3-tier coachin the place of One First AC-cum-Second AC coach for the Train No. 17305 Hubballi –Nizamuddin  Daily Link Express with effect from 15thFebruary 2017 and the Train No. 17306 Nizamuddin –Hubballi Daily Link Express with effect from 17thFebruary 2017


Railways have decided to provide two minute stoppage for Train No.12504/12503, Kamakhya- Bengaluru Cantonment- Kamakhya Hamsafar Weekly Express at Palasa and Srikakulam Road. 
The train No.12504 Kamakhya- Bengaluru Cantonment Hamsafar Weekly Express arrives at Palasa Station at 23:10 hrs. and departs at 23:12 hrs and reaches at Srikakulam RoadStation at 00:03 hrs. and leaves at 00:05 hrs with effect from 7thFebruary, 2017.


South Western Railway conducts routine checks to ensure the quality of food served and to curtail unauthorized vending in railway premises.Unauthorized vending in railway premises will be severely penalized as per the extant rules.Passenger complaints can be reported to the railway control room numbers of 138/ 0836-2325390 for facilitating real time verification and action.


South Western Railway gets 15.88%more allocation of funds to various projects during 2017-18 than the previous year said Shri A.K. GUPTA, General Manager.He was sharing the Union budget announcements with the media at Rail Soudha, Hubballi.

We can complete electrification work of whole South Western Railway within a period of ten years he answered to a query. Three agencies are working for the completion, he added.


South Western Railway has loaded 32.2 MT (Metric Tons) of originating traffic compared to 30.5 MT (Metric Tons) of the corresponding previous year said Shri A.K. GUPTA, General Manager while addressing the freight customers meet at Rail Soudha, Hubballi.He requested to the freight customers to maximize freight loading in the remaining two months of the financial year.


The Commissioner of Railway Safety (Southern Circle), Bengaluru will conduct statutory inspection and speed trial run between Nelamangala and Shravanabelagola stations part of Hassan - Bengaluru New Line Project from 6th February to 10th February 2017.Public should not walk through or cross the track.Opening of the newly laid Broad Gauge line for public carriage will be after the certification of Commissioner of Railway Safety.


Rail Roko agitation staged by Adibasi Kurmi Samaj from this morning (06/02/2017) at Kustaur Station of Adra Division has been withdrawn at 16:25 hours.
Normal train services have resumed thereafter.


South Eastern Railway train services have been partially affected due to Rail Roko Agitation by Adibasi Kurmi Samaj at Kustaur Station of Adra Division from early morning today (06/02/2017).
As a result, the following trains have been Short Terminated/Short Originated/Cancelled/Diverted/Detained:

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Special Trains between Hyderabad and Kakinada Town

In order to clear extra rush South Central Railway will run two special trains between Hyderabad and Kakinada Town as detailed below.
Hyderabad-KakinadaTown-Hyderabad Special Train :-
Train No. 07011 Hyderabad – Kakinada Town special train will depart Hyderabad at 18:50 hrs o­n 10th February, 2017 arrive/depart Secunderabad 19:15/19:20 hrs and arrive Kakinada Town at 05:15 hrs o­n the next day.

Cashless Initiatives in Indian Railways

During the period from April, 2016 to December, 2016, approximately 59% of total reserved tickets were booked through cashless mode i.e. through internet or through credit/debit cards across counters. Also, cashless transactions in case of freight business is more than 99%.

Installation of Bio Toilets in Railways

The Government has provided  1155 Crores in current fiscal towards fitment of bio-toilets in coaches as part of Swachh Bharat. As of now, there are about 800 trains, which are having either some coaches or all the coaches fitted with bio-toilets.  The Zone-wise details of some of the trains having coaches equipped with bio-toilets are given below. It had earlier been targeted to fit bio-toilets in the entire fleet of coaches by the year 2021-22. Target has now been advanced to the year 2019.

Installation of CCTV Cameras in Railway Station

The Government has provided funds to the tune of  500 Crores have been sanctioned for provision of CCTV surveillance cameras at 983 stations. As of now, there are about 344 railway stations, where CCTV cameras have been provided.  The Zone-wise details of some of the Railway Stations where CCTV cameras have been provided are given below. As regards the target for provision of CCTV cameras at all 983 identified stations, the same is March, 2019.

Redevelopment of Railway Stations

Indian Railways intends to redevelop ‘A-1’ and ‘A’ category stations on ‘as is where is’ basis, by inviting proposals from developers with their designs and business ideas.  The facilities envisaged in redeveloped stations, inter alia, include improvement to approach infrastructure and segregation of arrival and departure of passengers which shall help in reducing congestion at stations and their approaches.

Indian Railways to eliminate all Unmanned Level Crossings on Broad Gauge in next 3 -4 years Safety Measures by Ministry of Railways

It is the  endeavour of  Railways to eliminate all unmanned level crossings(UMLCs) in a phased manner  by either of the following:
·           Closure – Closing unmanned level crossings having NIL/Negligible Train Vehicle Unit (TVU).
·           Merger – Merger of unmanned level crossing gate to nearby manned or unmanned gates or subway or Road Under Bridge (RUB) or Road Over Bridge (ROB) by construction of diversion road.

Allotment of 12 Digit PPO Number to Pre-90 pensioners – regarding

Allotment of 12 Digit PPO Number to Pre-90 pensioners – regarding

Meeting with Hon’ble Minister for Railways

Meeting with Hon’ble Minister for Railways





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