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CONVERSION OF SRIGANGANAGAR – TIRUCHCHIRAPPALLI – SRIGANGANAGAR HUMSAFAR WEELY EXPRESS TRAINS AS HUMSAFAR WEEKLY SUPERFAST EXPRESS TRAINS

April 27, 2017, 9:48 PM

Train No.14715 / 14716 Sriganganagar – Tiruchchirappalli – Sriganganagar Humsafar weekly express trains are to be converted as superfast express trains.Due to this conversion, the trains will be renumbered. Train No.14715 Sriganganagar – Tiruchchirappalli Humsafar weekly express train will be renumbered as Train No.22497 with effect from 08.08.2017. Train No.14716 Tiruchchirappalli – Sriganganagar Humsafar weekly express train will be renumbered as Train No.22498 with effect from 11.08.2017.   The timings of Train No.22497 / 22498 Sriganganagar – Tiruchchirappalli – Sriganganagar Humsafar weekly superfast express trains: Train No.22497 Sriganganagar –

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S rly -SUMMER SPECIAL TRAINS
April 27, 2017

The following special trains will be run to clear the extra rush of traffic during Summer, 2017. Special fare special trains between Kochuveli – Chennai Egmore Train No.06066 Kochuveli – Chennai Egmore special fare special train will leave Kochuveli at 05.10 hrs. o­n 04th, 11th& 18th May, 2017 and reach Chennai Egmore at 21.45 hrs.

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CHANGES IN PATTERN OF SUBURBAN TRAIN SERVICES
April 27, 2017

Due to Line Block to facilitate engineering works between Minjur – Gummidipundi in Chennai – Gudur section, changes will be made in the pattern of suburban train services as detailed below. On 29th & 30th April, 2017 and 02nd, 04th, 06th, 07th, 08th, 09th& 10th May, 2017: Partial cancellation of suburban train services: Train

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20 Summer Special Trains between Kacheguda-Kakinada Port & Kacheguda-Krishnarajapuram
April 27, 2017

In order to clear extra rush of Passengers during summer season, 20 summer special trains will be run between Kacheguda-Kakinada Port and Kacheguda-Krishnarajapuram as detailed below:- 1.Kacheguda-Kakinada Port-Kacheguda Summer Special Trains (10 services) : Train No. 07425 Kacheguda-Kakinada Port Special Train will depart Kacheguda at 18:45 hrs

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Bidar-Mumbai CST Express Flagged Off from Bidar
April 27, 2017

Bidar got new train connectivity to Mumbai, with the introduction of a new train service i.e., Train No. 22144 / 22143 Bidar – Mumbai CST Express from today i.e., 26th April, 2017. The inaugural service of the new train was flagged off by Shri Bhagwant Khuba, Hon’ble Member of Parliament, Bidar at a function held at Bidar Railway Station.

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Provision of Stoppage to Konark and Hyderabad Deccan Express Trains at Lingampalli Railway Station
April 27, 2017

Ministry of Railway has provided additional stoppage for Konark and Hyderabad Deccan Express trains at Lingampalli Railway Station o­n experimental basis for 6 months with effect from 28th April, 2017, as detailed below:- 1. Train No.11020 Bhubaneswar - Mumbai CST Konark Express will arrive/depart Begampet at 11:55/11:57 hrs; Lingampalli at

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Extension of Mumbai-Latur Express to Bidar 3 days a week – Bookings for 22143 for Bidar (beyond Latur) & 22107/22108 open from 27.4.2017
April 27, 2017

EXTENSION OF CHHATRAPATI SHIVAJI TERMINUS – LATUR EXPRESS TO  BIDAR – 3 DAYS A WEEK Ministry of Railways have decided to extend the 22107/22108 Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai  – Latur Express to Bidar with new number 22143/22144. 22143/22144Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai  – Bidar Superfast Express will run 3 days a week.

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28 MORE UNRESERVED SUMMER SPECIAL TRAINS BETWEEN PUNE-GORAKHPUR / MANDUADIH
April 27, 2017

Central Railway has decided to run 28 more unreserved summer special trains between Pune and Gorakhpur/Manduadih to clear the extra rush of passengers during summer 2017.The details are as under: A) Pune - Gorakhpur weekly Specials (14) Train No. 01453 unreserved Special will leave Pune at 19.55 hrs o­n every Sunday from 30.4.2017 to

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WR TO EXTEND RUN OF SUPERFAST SPECIAL TRAIN BETWEEN BANDRA TERMINUS AND JABALPUR WITH REVISED TIMING
April 25, 2017

To facilitate passengers and to clear extra rush, Western Railway will extend run of Superfast Special Train between Bandra Terminus and Jabalpur. Train No. 01705 Bandra (T) - Jabalpur Weekly Superfast Special will run o­n existing days with revised timings. This train will be fully reserved & will run o­n special fare with special

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W. RLY TO RUN SUMMER SPECIAL TRAINS BETWEEN BANDRA (T) – BHUJ & SOMNATH – PURI
April 25, 2017

For the convenience of passengers and to clear the extra rush during summer vacation, Western Rly will run Bandra (T) – Bhuj (Bi-weekly) Superfast holiday special train and Somnath-Puri (Weekly) holiday special tain  on special fare as per the details given as under :- 09031/09032 Bandra (T) - Bhuj (Bi-weekly) Superfast Special Train o­n

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Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminu Mumbai – Nagpur Weekend Specials
April 25, 2017

Central Railway will run 4 Weekend Special Trains between Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus and Nagpur o­n special charges o­nto clear the extra rush of passengers during the long weekend.The details are as under: a) Mumbai-Nagpur Superfast Special 02073 Superfast Special will leave Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus at 2355 hrs o­n 28.4.2017 and

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AC WEEKLY SUPERFAST SPECIAL TRAINS BETWEEN SAINAGAR SHIRDI & HAZRAT NIZAMUDDIN
April 25, 2017

Railways will run an Air-conditioned Weekly Superfast Special Trains between Sainagar Shirdi and Hazrat Nizamuddin to clear the extra rush of passengers. The details of trips are as under: 04411 AC weekly superfast express special train will leave Sainagar Shirdi at 10.00 hrs o­n every Wednesday from 26.04.2017 to 28.06.2017 (10 trips) and

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Indian railways turns to embassies to ensure maximum bidders for station upgrade plans
April 25, 2017

To ensure the Indian Railways’ ambitious station redevelopment plan receives maximum bidders, the national carrier has reached out to the foreign embassies in India, requesting the latter to market the plan in their own countries. The railways plans to redevelop more than 400 A1- and A-category railway stations — which earn sizable revenue

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Indian Railways To Start Double Decker Overnight AC Service Train In July
April 25, 2017

Fare of Uday express will be lower than that of 3-tier AC in regular express trains. (Representational) NEW DELHI: Initiating its new ambitious project, the Indian Railways are going to launch the Utkrisht Double-Decker AC Yatri (Uday) Express in July this year. Uday Express, special class service trains will run overnight, sticking to

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More cheap fare AC coaches in trains for you this summer
April 23, 2017

New Delhi: The railways will increase 3AC coaches in long distance trains to cater to the growing demand for air-conditioned coaches. Railway data shows that between April 1, 2016 and March 10, 2017, 3AC coaches carried 17 per cent of all passengers in long-distance trains which accounted for 32.60 per cent of all the earnings from passenger

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सुस्त गति से चल रहा प्लेटफॉर्म का निर्माण – jagran
April 22, 2017

सहरसा: पूर्व मध्य रेल सहरसा में प्लेटफार्म निर्माण कार्य सुस्त गति से चल रहा है। तीन महीने से अधिक दिन हो गए, लेकिन प्लेटफॉर्म

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Coming soon on Indian Railways, premium airlines-type train toilets
April 21, 2017

The Indian Railways is planning a makeover in train toilets to make them resemble premium-class airlines. At the moment, toilets in the train are a pain-point for the Railways and its passengers. New toilets also have an automatic fragrance dispenser and soap dispenser, with specially coated flooring to reduce soiling. (The Indian Express)

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Indian Railways pays Rs 30,000 to family who could not use loo for 90 minutes
April 21, 2017

Those who could not find a place to sit squatted on compartment's floor and blocked the passages towards the washrooms and the washbasin, the complainant said. The inability of Indian Railways' to stop unauthorised crowd occupying reserved seats of a train has cost it a sum of Rs 30,000 as a compensation to a family which could not use

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It’s not a happy journey for the elderly at Bengaluru’s railway stations
April 21, 2017

BENGALURU: Besides its salubrious climate, the city's public transport system - though far from perfect - has had a huge role in turning Bengaluru into a global IT hub. The many railway stations, situated at key locations across the city, afford the citizens of the rapidly expanding city to board and alight at places most convenient

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Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu Dedicates New Freight Terminals Under Mission Hundred & Flags off Three Freight Trains
April 20, 2017

Also Flagged off New Passenger Express Train No 16791/16792 from Punalur to Palakkad & 1st High Axle Load Steel Carrier rake under Special Freight Train Operator (SFTO) policy Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu dedicated/flagged off the following through Video Conferencing from Rail Bhavan today i.e. 19 April

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Minister of Railways inaugurates Workshop on Adaptation & Sustainability of Modern Technologies in Railways Signaling & Telecom
April 20, 2017

Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu inaugurated one day workshop on “Adaptation and & Sustainability of Modern Technologies in Railways Signaling & Telecom with focus on Skill Development and Make in India” today i.e. 19th April 2017 at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi. Chairman, Railway Board Shri A.K.Mital, other Railway Board

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Indian Railways launches train with a glass ceiling!
April 20, 2017

Now, make the best of the scenic view from Visakhapatnam to Araku valley hill station by travelling in this swanky new train. Aiming to provide a delightful travelling experience to the picturesque Araku valley in Visakhapatnam, the Railways on Sunday introduced a see-through Vistadome coach on its Visakhapatnam-Kirandul passenger

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रेल को रफ़्तार: भारतीय रेलवे चलाएगी इस रूट पर देश की सबसे तेज ट्रेन
April 16, 2017

दिल्ली-आगरा कोरिडोर में 160 किलोमीटर प्रति घंटा की रेल सेवा कामयाबी से शुरू करने के बाद रेलवे का लक्ष्य दिल्ली-चंडीगढ़ मार्ग पर फ्रांस

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DRM inaugurates labs, library
April 16, 2017

DRM Ashok Kumar and SCR Women's Welfare Organisation president Chitra Rani inaugurating computer lab in Jack and Jill School in Vijayawada on Saturday. Divisional Railway Manager Ashok Kumar and South Central Railway Women’s Welfare Organisation (SCRWWO) president Chitra Rani inaugurated several facilities in Jack and Jill School in

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5 more railway stations jump on the Wi-Fi bandwagon
April 16, 2017

Divisional Railway Manager, Tiruchi. A. K. Agarwal presenting certificate of merit to a railway employee at the Railway Week celebration held at Tiruchi on Thursday.   | Photo Credit: A_MURALITHARAN Thanjavur, Kumbakonam, Mayiladuthurai, Puducherry, Villupuram get the facility Southern Railway has decided to expand Wi-Fi facility

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Railways to create awareness to not take selfies on the move
April 15, 2017

Three youth on Thursday were mowed down by a train while trying to save their friend who had fallen from another moving train while taking a selfie.  The railways are taking steps to create awareness among people to avoid any action that may lead to an untoward incident that often happen while taking selfies in moving trains. The step has been

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22 Special Trains Between Hyderabad and Ahmedabad
April 13, 2017

In order to clear extra rush of passengers during summer, SCR will run twenty two Special Trains between Hyderabad and Ahmedabad as detailed below:- Accordingly, Train No. 07018 Hyderabad-Ahmedabad Special train will depart Hyderabad at 18:20 hrs o­n 18th, 25thApril, 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30thMay, 6th, 13th, 20th and 27th June, 2017 (Tuesdays)

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Special Trains between Hyderabad and Kakinada Port
April 13, 2017

In order to clear extra rush, South Central Railway will run two special trains between Hyderabad and Kakinada Port via., Guntur as detailed below. Train No. 07001 Hyderabad – Kakinada Port special train will depart Hyderabad at 18:50 hrson 13th April, 2017 (Thursday) arrive/depart Secunderabad at 19:15/19:20 hrs and arrive Kakinada Port at

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Outsourcing of some Non-Core Activities in Railways
April 13, 2017

New Catering Policy has been notified on 27th February, 2017 with the objective to provide quality food to rail passengers by unbundling of catering services on trains. Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Limited (IRCTC) has been mandated to carry out the unbundling by creating a distinction primarily between food preparation and food

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Ministry of Railways – Supply of Rail Neer
April 13, 2017

At present, Rail Neer is mandatorily supplied to passengers of all Rajdhani/Shatabdi/Duronto/Suvidha trains. There is also mandatory supply of Rail Neer in 139 pairs of trains and 200 stations as identified by the Ministry of Railways. For remaining trains/stations, other brands of Packaged Drinking Water (PDW) bottles are being supplied to the

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Indian Railways set new records of increase in passengers and earnings
April 12, 2017

Indian Railways is setting new record in terms of increasing level of profit and is more likely to deal with expansion of its passengers. According to statistics of Indian Railways, 8221 million passengers travelled by trains in the year 2016-17, as against 8151 million passengers in the previous year i.e. 70 million more passengers. This is

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Big boost for Indian Railways: Narendra Modi govt orders conversion of all Metre Gauge tracks into Broad Gauge
April 12, 2017

"All Metre Gauge lines will be converted into Broad Gauge phase-wise. We have already taken a decision in this regard," Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu said in the Lok Sabha during Question Hour. “All Metre Gauge lines will be converted into Broad Gauge phase-wise. We have already taken a decision in this regard,” Railway Minister Suresh

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Railways spending more for every rupee earned
April 12, 2017

NEW DELHI: The operating ratio of the railways has witnessed a deterioration in comparison to previous fiscals indicating more expenditure and less saving for the public transporter, Lok Sabha was told on Wednesday. The railways' operation ratio was 91.3 per cent during 2014-15. It improved to 90.5 per cent in 2015-16. However, for the fiscal

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Transforming Indian Railways with the OneICT Programme
April 12, 2017

The Indian Railways have come a long way since the chugging of the first train on Indian soil in April of 1853. India has always looked at the Railways as a vital infrastructure enabling it to deliver goods and services for the growing economy. However, meeting the requirements of fast growing economy is a challenge. The main issue is creation of

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CHANGE IN TIMINGS OF HAZUR SAHIB NANDED – AJNI SUMMER SPECIAL
April 12, 2017

Railways have decided to run Train No. 07629/07630 Hazur Sahib Nanded – Ajni – Hazur Sahib Nanded weekly summer special with revised timings and composition. The details are as under. 07629 special will leave Hazur Sahib Nanded at 20.30 hrs (instead of 22.45 hrs) o­n every Monday from 17.4.2017 to 26.6.2017 (11 trips) and arrive Ajni at

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22 MORE SUMMER SPECIAL TRAINS BETWEEN MUMBAI AND GORAKHPUR / MANDUADIH-Bookings open from 12.4.2017
April 12, 2017

Central Railway has decided to run 22 more summer special trains o­n special charges between Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus and Gorakhpur/ Manduadih to clear the extra rush of passengers during Summer 2017.The details are as under: A) Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai – Manduadih weekly Specials (18) Train No. 01181 Special will leave

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Teachers Special Trains between Lokmanya Tilak Terminus and Manduadih Bookings open on 16.4.2017
April 12, 2017

Central Railway will run 2 fully reserved teachers special trains o­n Special charges between Lokmanya Tilak Terminus and Manduadih for the benefit of Teachers during summer rush. The details are as under: 01097 Special train will leave Lokmanya Tilak Terminus o­n 3.5.2017 at 00.45 hrs o­n Wednesday (midnight of Tue/Wed) and will arrive

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SE RLY TO RUN 12 PAIRS OF SUMMER SPECIAL TRAINS BETWEEN SANTRAGACHI & CHENNAI CENTRAL
April 9, 2017

To clear extra rush of passengers during the summer season,South Eastern Railway will run 12(twelve) pairs of Summer Special Trains between Santragachi-Chennai Central-Santragachi during the period from 12/04/17 to 29/06/17. The Special Trains (06057) leaving Santragachi every Thursday at 23:50 hrs will reach Chennai Central at 05:30 hrs o­n

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क्या रेलवे NATURAL JUSTICE का हन्न कर रहा है ?
April 8, 2017

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High Speed Trains – 52 pairs of trains have been speeded up
April 7, 2017

52 pairs of trains have been speeded up and converted into Superfast category. However, speeding up of trains is a continuous exercise over Indian Railways and is done keeping in view the operational feasibility, availability of sectional speed on line, high speed compatible coaches, high power locos etc. ‘Mission Raftaar’ has been

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What Chennai railway division did to improve freight operations
April 7, 2017

CHENNAI: The Chennai division of Southern Railway saw a 13% drop in freight earningsin 2016-17 as compared to the previous year. The division posted Rs 1067.22 crore freight earnings in FY2016-17 while the same for FY2015-17 was 1226.09 crore. The division claimed that it had put in substantial effort to improve freight operations.

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Don’t promote unhealthy products just to boost revenue: Health ministry to railways
April 7, 2017

NEW DELHI: Even as the Indian Railways is gearing up to allow brand promotion of trains and stations to augment revenues, the Union health ministry has asked Indian Railways not to provide a platform for unhealthy products like tobacco, alcohol, sugar sweetened beverages and those with high salt content. "Any move to further promote products

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Minister of Railways Flags off Extension of Tirupati-Kalyandurg Passenger train service Up to Kadiri Devarapalli
April 6, 2017

Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu  inaugurated the Extension of Train No. 57477/57478 Tirupati - Kalyandurg Passenger Train up to Kadiri Devarapalli through video conferencing from Railway Board. Minister of Civil Aviation Shri Ashok Gajapathi Raju Pusapati was specially present to grace the occasion. Chairman, Railway Board,

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New Catering Policy -2017 in Railways
April 6, 2017

To improve the standard of food being provided to passengers in trains, new Catering Policy has been issued on 27th February 2017 wherein inter-alia IRCTC has been mandated to carry out the unbundling by creating a distinction primarily between food preparation and food distribution. In order to upgrade quality of food preparation, IRCTC is to set

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Special Trains between Kochuveli – Guwahati via Vijayawada
April 5, 2017

In order to clear extra rush of passengers during summer, special trains will be run between Kochuveli- Guwahati via Vijayawada as detailed below:- Train No. 06336 Kochuveli-Guwahati Special Train will depart Kochuveli at 12:00 hrson 16th, 23rd April, 7th, 14th, 21st, 28thMay, 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th June, 2017 (Sundays) and arrive Guwahati at

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Twelve Special Trains between Kochuveli – Guwahati
April 5, 2017

In order to clear extra rush of passengers during summer, twelve special trains will be run between Kochuveli- Guwahati as detailed below:- Train No. 06336/06335 Kochuvelli-Guwahati-Kochuvelli (12 Services) Train No. 06336 Kochuveli-Guwahati Special Train will depart Kochuveli at 12:00 hrson 16th, 23rdApril, 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th May, 4th, 11th,

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Two Jansadharan Special Trains between Secunderabad – Bhadrachalam Road
April 5, 2017

To facilitate Passengers proceeding to Bhadrachalam o­n the eve of Sri Rama Navami festival, South Central Railway will run two Jansadharan special trains between Secunderabad – Bhadrachalam Road as detailed below:- Accordingly, Train No 07096 Secunderabad – Bhadrachalam Road Jansadharan Special train will depart Secunderabad at 22:40 hrs

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Special Trains between H.S.Nanded – Ajni Cancelled
April 5, 2017

Special Trains announced earlier to run between H.S.Nanded and Ajni are cancelled due to poor occupancy. The details are given below:- 1.     Train No. 07629 H.S.Nanded - Ajni Special trains o­n 17th, 24th April; 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th May; 5th, 12th, 19th and 26th June, 2017 are cancelled. 2.     Train No. 07630 Ajni - H.S.Nanded

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REVISION IN TIMINGS OF 4 WR TRAINS W.E.F 4th AUGUST, 2017
April 5, 2017

Western Railway has decided to change the timings of four trains i.e 19215 Mumbai Central – Porbandar Saurashtra Express, 19251 Somnath – Okha Express, 12904 Amritsar – Mumbai Central Golden Temple Mail and 19332 Indore – Kochuveli Weekly Express w.e.f 4th August, 2017. The details of change in timings are as follows: 19215 Mumbai

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mumbai STATUS & TRAIN NUMBER OF THREE PASSENGER TRAINS CHANGES TO MAIL EXPRESS TRAINS….W.E.F 4th AUGUST, 2017
April 5, 2017

Ministry of Railways has approved the conversion of three passenger trains i.e. 59025/59026 Surat- Amravati Passenger, 59459/59460 Rajkot- Veraval Passenger and 59389/59390 Indore- Bhopal Passenger into MAIL/EXPRESS trains w.e.f 4th August, 2017. The train number & status of 59025/59026 Surat- Amravati Passenger will be changed as 19025/19026

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Food stall closed at railway station
April 4, 2017

Indore: A food stall at platform number 4 of railway station was asked to shut down for taking extra money from passengers against food and beverages provided by it on Monday. Senior officials with railways said that there were complaints against the stall operator. After which a surprise inspection was conducted at food stall-Food Express- was

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Trains carrying migrants may stop at Udhna
April 4, 2017

SURAT: There is some good news for the migrant population travelling to their hometowns in Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and Odisha. Western Railway (WR) has started the process to provide stoppage to trains, widely used for travelling towards Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and Odisha, at Udhna railway station, in order to decongest Surat railway station during

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Gandhi Smruti rly station to have rail overbridge
April 4, 2017

Surat: Chief minister Vijay Rupani will lay the foundation stone for the rail overbridge at the historic Gandhi Smruti railway station near Navsari and a 12.9km-long coastal road to Dandi on the 87th anniversary of Dandi March on April 6. The National Salt Memorial, which is coming up on 15 acres at Dandi at a cost of Rs 90 crore, will be ready by

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JANSADHARAN SPECIAL TRAIN BETWEEN GUNTURAND HUBBALLI
March 31, 2017

Railways will run a Jansadharan Special train between Gunturand Hubballi via Guntakal andBallarito clear extra rush of passengers during Ugadi festival.             The Train No. 07225 Guntur – Hubballi Jansadharan Special departures from Guntur at 10.00 hrs o­n 30.3.17(Thursday)and arrives Hubballiat 04.30 hrs o­n

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सुकरीमंगेला से सुकरीमंगेला से घंसोर तक बड़ी लाइन बड़ी लाइन बड़ी लाइनका शुभारंभ
March 31, 2017

सुकरीमंगेला से सुकरीमंगेला से घंसोर तक बड़ी लाइन बड़ी लाइन बड़ी लाइनका

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WESTERN RAILWAY TO ATTACH EXTRA COACHES IN 22 PAIRS OF TRAINS ON TEMPORARY BASIS
March 31, 2017

For the convenience of the passengers and to clear the rush, Western Railway has decided to augment extra coaches in the following pairs of train o­n temporary basis. The details are as under:- Sr. No Train No. From To No. & Type of coach Date of Augmentation 1 19027/19028 Bandra (T) Jammu Tawi One  AC 3 - Tier Ex

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WR TO ATTACH EXTRA AC COACH IN 2 PAIR OF TRAINS o­n PERMANENT BASIS
March 31, 2017

For the convenience of passengers and to clear the extra rush, Railways have decided to add extra AC Coach o­n permanent basis in 2 pair of trains. One III Tier AC Coach will be added to Train No 12490/12489 Dadar - Bikaner Express o­n permanent basis with effect from 02ndApril, 2017 Ex Dadar and from 01st April, 2017 Ex

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CHANGE IN THE COMPOSITION & TIMINGS OF SAURASHTRA MAIL w.e.f 4thAugust, 2017
March 31, 2017

Western Railway has decided to standardize & integrate the rakes of Train No. 22945/22946 Mumbai Central – Okha Saurashtra Mail with Train No. 19251/19252 Somnath – Okha Express w.e.f  04.08.2017. Accordingly, it has been decided to replace o­nE General Class coach with ONE AC 3 Tier coachin Train No. 22945/22946 Mumbai Central – Okha

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Minister of Railways Flagged off / Inaugurated Various Train Services
March 31, 2017

Union Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu flagged off/inaugurated the following new trains/extension of trains through Video Conferencing from here today i.e. 31st March, 2017. 1.      Train No 56927/56928 Hubballi - Chickbenkal- Hubballi Fast Passenger 2.      Train No 55371/55372, 55373/55374 and 55375/55376 Pilibhit -

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Plan Your Summer Holidays with 626 Summer Special Trains
March 30, 2017

Plan Your Summer Holidays with 626 Summer Special Trains Central Railway has already announced running of 626 summer special trains to clear the extra rush of passengers during April to June 2017.   The details are as under:   From To No. Period Freq. Trips Class CST Sawantwadi 01001 7/4/2017 to

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ADDITIONAL HALT AT PALGHAT TOWN FOR PUNE –TIRUNELVELI – PUNE AC SPECIAL
March 30, 2017

Central Railway has decided to provide halt to Train No. 01321/01322 Pune – Tirunelveli – Pune AC weekly special at Palghat Town in addition to halts as announced earlier. The details of the special train as under -. 01321 Special will leave Pune at 16.15 hrs o­n every Sunday from 2.4.2017 to 4.6.2017 (9 trips) and arrive Tirunelveli at

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Concession in Online Booking of Rail Tickets
March 30, 2017

Indian Railways provide the online concessional fare ticket booking facility to senior citizens, physically challenged and accredited press correspondents. Further expansion to include remaining categories eligible for concession in rail fare for online ticket booking facility is a continuous and ongoing process. With a view to promoting online

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Facilities to Railway Passengers
March 30, 2017

Indian Railways have provided numerous facilities to rail passengers including the following:- (i) Online ticket booking facility through Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) website thereby obviating the need to stand in queues at reservation counters.   (ii) Reserved and unreserved ticket booking facility through mobile

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KNOW ABOUT – Rules For Luggage Booking in Railway
March 29, 2017

Luggage which is not fully and legibly addressed in English or Hindi will not be accepted for booking and carriage by train. Luggage which is not securely packed will not be accepted for booking and carriage unless the sender or his authorized agent executes a forwarding note and record there in such defects or improper packing. Luggage which is

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What happened to Coimbatore-Bengaluru train announced by railway minister?
March 29, 2017

CHENNAI: Southern Railway yet to deliver on railway minister Suresh Prabhu's public announcement of a direct train between Coimbatore and Bangalore, which was to hit the tracks by Diwali last year. It has been more than four months and the proposal is lying in cold storage due to indecision of officers in the headquarters of Southern Railway

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Expert committee to suggest steps for improving railway security
March 29, 2017

HIGHLIGHTS The meeting was chaired by Home Minister Rajnath Singh Government will buy hi-tech surveillance equipment for 200 stations Railway Minister has sought NIA probe into six accidents "A fruitful coordination meeting to improve security of Indian railways and for better protection of railway assets,

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Railways liable for safety of passengers & luggage, says consumer forum
March 29, 2017

74-year-old woman locked in 14-year-long battle against the Railways finally gets some relief; awarded compensation of ₹1,34,400 for lost valuables A 74-year-old woman had to fight a 14-year-long legal battle with the Railways to get compensation for her valuables, which went missing while she was travelling from New Delhi to Secunderabad

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INTRODUCTION OF NEW TRAIN NO. 22679/22680, YESVANTPUR-HASSAN-YESVANTPUR DAILY SUPERFAST INTERCITY EXPRESS
March 29, 2017

Railway has decided to introduce Train No. 22679/22680, Yesvantpur-Hassan-Yesvantpur Daily Superfast Intercity Express. The inaugural special will be flagged off by Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu, Hon’ble Minister for Railways, Shri H.D. Devegowda, Hon’ble MP& Former Prime Minister, Shri Siddarmaiah, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Karnataka

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Ajmer Ratlam Express Extended up to Indore via newly Constructed Q-Track Jointly by Smt Sumitra Mahajan Speaker Lok Sabha and Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu Minister of Railways
March 29, 2017

In the august presence of  Smt Sumitra Mahajan, Speaker, Lok Sabha and Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu, Extension of Train No 19653 / 19654 Ajmer Ratlam Express up to Indore via newly constructed Broad Gauge Q-Track was flagged off through Video Conferencing from Rail Bhavan, New Delhi today. The dignitaries attended the

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Movies on Wheels: Indian Railways to show films onboard Dawn of a new digital era and technological conveience
March 28, 2017

As part of a proposed non-fare revenue policy by Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu floated in January to incorporate the digital medium for upgrading the quality of services provided. In a desperate attempt to revamp the Indian Railways and its services, the Union Ministry with the support of the Railway Minister, Suresh Prabhu resolved to

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SUMMER SPECIAL TRAIN
March 28, 2017

<span "arial","sans-serif";="" font-size:="" 12pt;="" mso-fareast-font-family:="" "times="" new="" roman";="" mso-bidi-font-weight:="" bold;'="">The following summer special train will be run to clear the extra rush of traffic Special fare special train from Ernakulam to Yesvantpur Train No.06548 Ernakulam – Yesvantpur special fare

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Gravy train: 6 more railway stations to get food plazas
March 27, 2017

CHENNAI: Six more Southern Railway stations will have food plazas, with Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) coming up with plans to widen its passengers' food options. The railways had proposed to set up the food plazas first at the Trichy and Madurai stations. Officials on Saturday opened the Trichy station outlet. In the

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Indian Railways will setup Wi-Fi kiosks at 500 railway stations
March 27, 2017

Aiming to provide connectivity in remote areas, Railways will set up Wi-Fi hotspot kiosks at about 500 stations and help people access an array of online services, including various government schemes. Christened as Railwire Saathi, the Wi-Fi kiosks will function like a PCO for Digital India and enable people to use services like e-commerce,

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Railway to have integrated software for instant data collection
March 27, 2017

Software will use digital technology for better connectivity of goods and services with the market The railways is firming up an integrated software, a first-of-its-kind for the national carrier, for data collection in fastest possible time. Various functions of the railways such as passenger reservation, movement of goods trains and

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Special Trains between H.S.Nanded and AJNI augmented with Two more Sleeper Class coaches
March 26, 2017

Train No.07629/07630 H.S.Nanded - Ajni –H.S.Nanded Special train is augmented with Two more Sleeper Class Coaches in order to clear extra rush of Passengers during summer and other details are mentioned as below. Accordingly, Train No. 07629 H.S.Nanded - Ajni Special train will depart H.S.Nandedat 22:45 hrs o­n 20th,27thMarch; 3rd, 10th, 17th,

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Ten Special Trains to Ajmer Urs Festival
March 26, 2017

For the convenience of pilgrims attending 805thAnnual Urs festival at Ajmer, South Central Railway will run  ten Special trains from various destinations o­n SCR such as Hyderabad, Kacheguda, Nellore, Machilipatnam and Nanded to Ajmer and back as per the following schedule:- Tr. No. 07125/07126 Hyderabad-Ajmer-Hyderabad Urs Special

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28 Special Trains between Secunderabad and Raxaul via Allahabad, Varanasi, Patna
March 26, 2017

In order to clear extra rush of passengers during summer, South Central Railway will run twenty eight Special Trains between Secunderabad and Raxaul as detailed below:- Accordingly, Train No. 07091 Secunderabad - Raxaul Special train will depart Secunderabad at 21:40 hrs o­n 28thMarch, 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th April, 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th May,

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अब तत्काल टिकट कैंसिल करवाने पर वापस मिलेगी 50 फीसद रकम
March 25, 2017

नई दिल्ली। अब तक तत्काल टिकट पर ज्यादा पैसा लगने से परेशान रेल यात्रियों के लिए एक अच्छी खबर है। जानकारी के अनुसार अब उन्हें तत्काल

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W.RLY TO RUN SPECIAL TRAIN FROM AHMEDABAD TO CHENNAI CENTRAL (via Vasai Road)
March 25, 2017

For the convenience of passengers during the summer vacation and with a view to clear the extra rush, Weekly Special train o­n Special fare will be run between Ahmedabad to Chennai Central (Via Vasai Road) with effect from 1stApril, 2017 to 26th June, 2017. The details of the train are as under:- Train No. 06046 / 06045 Ahmedabad –

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W.RLY TO RUN SUPERFAST HOLIDAY SPECIAL TRAIN FROM BANDRA TERMINUS TO BIKANER
March 25, 2017

For the convenience of passengers during the summer vacation and with a view to clear the extra rush, Weekly Superfast Special train o­n Special fare will be run between Bandra Terminus & Bikaner with effect from 12thApril, 2017 to 29th June, 2017. The details of the train is as under:- Train No. 09011 / 09012 Bandra Terminus –

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VALSAD – HARIDWAR WEEKLY EXPRESS TO HALT AT DAHOD STATION
March 25, 2017

ON EXPERIMENTAL BASIS W.E.F 28.03.2017 For the convenience of passengers, Ministry of Railways has decided to provide stoppage to Train No. 12911 /12912 Valsad – Haridwar Weekly Express at DAHOD station o­n experimental basis for six months w.e.f  28/03/2017. Accordingly, Train No. 12911 Valsad – Haridwar Weekly Express will reach Dahod

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SPECIAL TRAIN FROM SAINAGAR SHIRDI TO MADURAI
March 25, 2017

Railways have decided to run a special train between Sainagar Shirdi and Madurai to clear the extra rush of passengers. The details are as under: 06941 special will leave Sainagar Shirdi at 1910  hrs o­n 25.03.2017 and arrive Pandharpur at 03.00 hrs o­n 26.03.2017 06942 special will depart from Pandharpur at 1855 hrs o­n 26.03.2017 and

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INTRODUCTION OF LOKMANYA TILAK TERMINUS -TATANAGAR ANTYODAYA EXPRESS BI-WEEKLY
March 25, 2017

Shri Suresh Prabhu, Hon’ble Minister of Railways recently flagged off Inaugural special of Lokmanya Tilak Terminus - Tatanagar Antyodaya Unreserved Superfast Express (bi-weekly). The details of regular services of this train will run as under- 22885/22886 Lokmanya Tilak Terminus - Tatanagar - Lokmanya Tilak Terminus Antyodaya Express Unreserved

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NEW TRAIN – LOKMANYA TILAK TERMINUS – LUCKNOW AC SUPERFAST EXP WEEKLY
March 25, 2017

INTRODUCTION OF LOKMANYA TILAK TERMINUS - LUCKNOW AC SUPERFAST EXPRESS WEEKLY -Bookings open from 24.3.2017 Shri Suresh Prabhu, Hon’ble Minister of Railways recently announced introduction of Lokmanya Tilak Terminus - Lucknow Air-conditioned Superfast Express (weekly). The details of regular services of this train will run as

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GOOD NEWS – NEW UNRESERVED DAILY EXPRESS TRAIN BETWEEN SOLAPUR –MIRAJ
March 25, 2017

Shri Suresh Prabhu, Hon’ble Minister of Railways recently flagged off Miraj - Solapur Unreserved Daily Express train. The details of regular services of this train as under- 11309/11310 Solapur – Miraj - Solapur Unreserved Express (Daily) Train No. 11309 leaving Solapur at 06.00 hrs daily from 19.3.2017 and arriving Miraj at 12.15 hrs same

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LOKMANYA TILAK TERMINUS – SAWANTWADI WEEKEND SPECIAL TRAINS
March 25, 2017

Central Railway will run Two Weekend Special Trains between Lokmanya Tilak Terminus and Sawantwadi Road o­n special charges o­nto clear the extra rush of passengers.The details are as under: Train No. 01167  Lokmanya Tilak Terminus - Sawantwadi Road Weekend Special will leave Lokmanya Tilak Terminus at 05.33 hrs o­n 25.3.2017  and will

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SUPERFAST WEEKLY SPECIAL TRAINS BETWEEN PUNE AND BILASPUR
March 25, 2017

Central Railway has decided to run Superfast weekly special trains o­n special charges between Pune and Bilaspur to clear the extra rush of passengers during Summer Season 2017. The details are as under: 02043 Superfast weekly special will leave Pune at 09.10 hrs o­n every Tuesday from 4.4.2017 to 27.6.2017 (13 trips) and arrive Bilaspur at

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POS Machines at Rail Reservation Counters
March 24, 2017

With a view to promoting cashless transaction, it has been decided to install 10,000 Point of Sale (POS) machines in association with State Bank of India at various locations of Indian Railways including ticket counters of Indian Railways.             At present, more than 4000 POS machines have been installed across Zonal

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