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Yesterday (23:57)  Hi-tech train may replace double-decker service to Goa (m.timesofindia.com)
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Hi-tech train may replace double-decker service to Goa
MUMBAI: The future of the Mumbai-Madgaon double-decker hangs in balance with the impending introduction of hi-speed Tejas Express to Goa.
While Railways sources indicated that the AC double-decker service to Goa, which is in operation for more than a year, may be discontinued, Central Railway (CR) officials declined to comment on Friday. Tejas Express will be flagged off from Mumbai for Goa on Monday.
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11085 Mumbai LTT-Madgaon double decker Express leave around 5.30am. Sources said that the Tejas Express is likely to leave Mumbai at 5.30am. It will reach Madgaon by 1.30 pm, sources said.
The present Jan Shatabdi ferries passengers to Goa in 8 hours and 25 minutes and the Tejas Express will be faster in comparison.
The superfast train, which is expected to travel at speeds up to 130 kmph, will have several modern facilities on board like LCD TV, wi-fi and tea/coffee vending machines. It will be equipped with a slew of on-board facilities including redesigned seats, CCTV cameras, automatic doors, personalized infotainment systems and an advanced fire-alarm system, and have cuisine curated by celebrity chefs. The new rake for Tejas will arrive in Mumbai by Saturday morning. "On Monday, railway minister Suresh Prabhu will also rename train no. 11003/11004 Dadar-Sawantwadi- Dadar RajyaRani Express as Tutari Express," said a Konkan Railway official.
Free wi-fi will be introduced at Khed, Chiplum, Ratnagiri, Kudal and Sawantwadi among other stations from Sunday.
  
Yesterday (23:24)  MyGov Innovation | Innovation Challenge for ‘New Idea/ Suggestion to improve the working of Indian Railways’ (innovate.mygov.in)
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In response to Hon’ble Prime Minister’s clarion call for innovation in Indian Railways under the Navrachna Initiative, Indian Railways has decided to conduct a public competition for ‘New Idea/ Suggestion to improve the working of Indian Railways’.
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"सबसे ज्यादा Innovation Challenge for ‘New Idea/ Suggestion to improve the working of Indian Railways’ के लिए Total 1898 Submissions मिला है .
हालाँकि सुझाव देने की तारिख निकल चुकी है लेकिन आज तक इस लिंक को किसी ने भी IRI par पोस्ट नहीं किया है.
इसलिए आज मै पोस्ट कर रहा हूँ."
  
Yesterday (23:13)  Lucknow Metro’s fourth train dispatched from Sri City plant near Chennai (timesofindia.indiatimes.com)
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Posted by: Southern Railway^~  100 news posts
LUCKNOW: Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation (LMRC) has announced that its fourth set of train has been dispatched from manufacturer's plant at Sri City near Chennai on May 22, 2017. The set of four train coaches is expected to arrive in next 10-12 days at the Lucknow metro's depot in Transportnagar via Kanpur Road.
The metro project which started amid much fanfare in 2014 has completed most of its civil work and is waiting for green signal from the Railway Board for public launch this year. However the Yogi led government has mandated the LMRC team to ensure that at least four set of trains arrive in Lucknow before flagging off metro's commercial launch on priority section of about 8.5 km.
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said that it has already received three sets of trains earlier this year. These trains will start chugging on priority section between Transportnagar and Charbagh this year after Railway Board gives its approval. This section is a part of 23 km long North-South Corridor which begins from Chaudhary Charan Singh Airport up to Munshipulia Crossing in Indiranagar.
Officials said that all four cars (coaches) of the rolling stock (metro train) have been dispatched by road through special trailers from the manufacturing unit of Alstom located at Sri City near Chennai. It is expected that these coaches would reach the Transport Nagar Metro Depot in about 10 days.
LMRC said that all necessary trials have been conducted at the manufacturing plant before dispatching it for transport to Lucknow. "Only dynamic trials of the train are required to be done in the depot upon its arrival in city", said an official. Each coach/car is loaded on a special trailer having 64 wheels. A 180 tonne crane is used to load 40 tonne cars using a special spreader. It takes about ten hours to load all four cars.
LMRC said that the second train is already running on mainline for testing of signalling system with other multiple trains running. "LMRC is now all set to start the services of the metro train for the public after commissioning of this train as four trains will be utilised initially for starting metro services."
  
Yesterday (23:11)  On popular demand, Railway Minister flags off trains for Varanasi, Mysuru from Hubballi (www.financialexpress.com)
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Posted by: Southern Railway^~  100 news posts
In yet another public friendly move, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu today flagged off two trains through video conferencing in New Delhi. These Indian Railways trains are from Hubballi to Varanasi and Mysuru – this was done due to popular demand, according to news agency PTI. Hubballi is an upcoming training center that is gradually gaining in importance and the demand for same will rise. Railways has named the Hubballi-Mysuru train as Vishwa Manav Express, Union Minister Prabhu revealed.
He added that the name is quite appropriate as it indicates the significance of connecting these two important cities.
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read | Railways, after Tejas Express, mulls starting Rajdhani Express-like superfast train to cover Delhi-Mumbai trip in just 12-13 hours
Railways revealed that Hubballi-Mysuru Express will be a daily service and connect Mysuru. The weekly Hubballi-Varanasi Express will serve pilgrims going to holy city Varanasi.
The weekly Hubballi-Varanasi-Hubballi Express will stop at Gadag, Badami, Bagalkot, Almatti, Bijapur, Solapur, Daund, Ahmadnagar, Kopargaon, Manmad, Bhusaval, Khandwa, Itarsi, Pipariya, Narsinghpur, Jabalpur, Katni, Maihar, Satna, Manikpur, Chheoki and Mirzapur stations en route both directions, PTI revealed.
The daily Hubballi-Mysuru-Hubballi Express will stop at Yalvigi, Haveri, Byadgi, Ranibennur, Harihar, Davangere, Chikjajur, Ajjampur, Birur, Kadur, Arsikere, Tiptur, Tumakuru, Yesvantpur, KSR Bengaluru City, Kengeri, Bidadi, Ramanagaram, Channapatna, Maddur, Mandya, Pandavapura, Shrirangapattana stations.
  
Yesterday (23:06)  Indian Railways to manufacture high-speed freight locomotives (www.indiainfoline.com)
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Posted by: Southern Railway^~  100 news posts
The Indian Railways (IR) will introduce high-power electric locomotives in 2018, reported a leading business daily on Tuesday.

As per the report, IR intends to produce 800 such train engines over the period of next 11 years in a joint venture with French giant Alstom. The train engines will be manufactured at the Madhepura locomotive factory in Bihar.

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high-power electric locomotives will also be utilised to haul freight trains at twice the existing speed.

A senior official at the Ministry of Railways reportedly said that this is the first major foreign direct investment (FDI) in the railway sector, adding that the increase in speed will result in improving the line capacity of the railway’s network.

The first of its kind high-speed locomotive is estimated to cost around Rs 30 crore and will have its trial run by February 2018, according to the report.
  
Yesterday (23:05)  A NEW WEEKLY EXPRESS TRAIN BETWEEN HUBLI AND VARANASI REGULAR SERVICE FROM VARANASI FROM 28.05.2017 (www.nr.indianrailways.gov.in)
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Posted by: Southern Railway^~  100 news posts
It is notified for the information of general public that for the convenience of the rail passengers ,a New weekly Express Train No. 17324/17323 will be introduced to run between Varanasi and Hubli as under :
17324 /17323 Varanasi -Hubli - Varanasi Express train , regular Sevice from 28.05.2017
The 17324 Varanasi -Hubli Express Train will depart from Varanasi o­n every Sunday at 09.05 p.m. from 28.05.2017 to reach Hubli at 01.00 p.m. the third day. In the return
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direction, the 17323 Hubli - Varanasi Express Train will depart from Hubli o­n every Friday at 05.50 p.m.from 02.06.2017 to reach Varanasi at 11.55 a.m. the third day .
Consisting of o­ne AC two tier, o­ne AC three tier, six sleeper class, six general class & two disable friendly second class cum luggage van coaches , the 17324 /17323 Varanasi -Hubli - Varanasi Express train will stop at Gadag, Badami, Bagalkot, Almatti, Vijayapura, Solapur, Daund, Ahmednagar, Kopargaon, Manmad, Bhusawal, Khandwa, Itarsi, Pipariya, Narasinghpur, Jabalpur, Katni, Maihar, Satna, Manikpur, Chheoki & Mirzapur stations enroute in both the directions.
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On its inaugral run , the 07329 Hubli-Varanasi Special Train will depart from Hubli o­n 23.05.2017 at 03.00 p.m to reach Varanasi at 06.45 a.m. the third day .Enroute, it will stop at Gadag, Badami, Bagalkot, Almatti, Vijayapura, Solapur, Daund, Ahmednagar, Kopargaon, Manmad, Bhusawal, Khandwa, Itarsi, Pipariya, Narasinghpur, Jabalpur, Katni, Maihar, Satna, Manikpur, Chheoki & Mirzapur stations.
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Yesterday (23:04)  Indian Railways contemplating Rajdhani Express-like superfast train; Delhi-Mumbai in just 12-13 hours (zeenews.india.com)
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Posted by: Southern Railway^~  100 news posts
New Delhi: After Humsafar, Antyodaya, Deen Dayalu –all of which were promised in the previous budget, Indian Railways yesterday launched the Tejas express.
Now, as per media report the Indian Railways is contemplating a similar superfast train. A report in the Dainik Jagaran said that Railways is planning to launch a train on the lines of Rajdhani Express.
The paper noted that the time between Delhi and Mumbai will be covered in just 12-13 hours. Jagaran, quoting Ministry of Railway said that the idea had come after the successful trial of Talgo train
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The light weight Spanish Talgo train hauled by Indian Railways locomotive covered the distance between Delhi and Mumbai in 11 hours 42 minutes in its final trial last September.
The Spanish-made coaches with Indian Railways locomotive had left New Delhi at 2.45 PM on September 10 and reached Mumbai at 2.33 AM next day early morning on September 11 covering the 1,384 km stretch travelling at about maximum speed of 150 KMPH.
Railway minister Suresh Prabhu yesterday flagged off the much-awaited Tejas Superfast Express from Mumbai to Karmali in Goa.
The train, which will cover the 630 km distance in less than nine hours, has ultra-modern amenities on board like LED TV, Wi-Fi and CCTV.
  
Yesterday (22:33)  New trains from Hubballi for Varanasi, Mysuru flagged off (news.webindia123.com)
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Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Tuesday flagged off a weekly train between Hubballi in Karnataka and Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh and a daily train between Hubballi and Mysuru through video conferencing here.
Prabhu, after flagging off the two trains, said: "Hubballi is coming up as an important training centre."
"Hubballi-Mysuru Express has been named Vishwa Manav Express," he said.
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with the significance of connecting these two important cities. Hubballi-Mysuru Express will be connecting Mysuru, which has become an important IT hub, and Hubballi-Varanasi Express will serve pilgrims going to Varanasi," the Railway Minister said.
The Hubballi-Varanasi Express will depart from Hubballi on Friday at 5.50 p.m. and reach Varanasi on Sunday at 11.55 a.m. covering a distance of 2,030 km. The same train would leave Varanasi on Sunday at 9.05 p.m. and arrive at Hubballi on Tuesday at 1 p.m.
Hubballi-Mysore Express would depart from Hubballi everyday at 8 a.m. and arrive Mysuru at 8.40 p.m. covering the distance of 608 km. The train would depart from Mysore at 6.15 a.m. and reach Hubballi at 7.05 p.m.
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Yesterday (22:29)  Vishwa Manava Express hits the tracks - The Hindu (www.thehindu.com)
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News Entry# 303389   Blog Entry# 2290028     
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May 23 2017 (22:29)
Station Tag: Byadarahalli/BDRL added by SHIVKUMAR/210603

May 23 2017 (22:29)
Station Tag: Yalvigi/YLG added by SHIVKUMAR/210603

May 23 2017 (22:29)
Station Tag: Mysuru Junction (Mysore)/MYS added by SHIVKUMAR/210603

May 23 2017 (22:29)
Train Tag: Mysuru Hubballi Vishwamanava Express/17326 added by SHIVKUMAR/210603

May 23 2017 (22:29)
Train Tag: Hubballi Mysuru Vishwamanava Express/17325 added by SHIVKUMAR/210603

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The new service from Mysuru to Hubballi via Bengaluru will pass through 13 districts
The new service from Mysuru to Hubballi via Bengaluru, (train number 17326) was flagged off from the city on Tuesday. This will be a relief to thousands of daily commuters.
The corresponding service from Hubballi (train number 17325) was also simultaneously flagged off through video link by Union Minister for Railways Suresh Prabhu.
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The train from Mysuru will depart at 6.15 a.m. to reach Bengaluru at 9.10 a.m, and depart at 9.15 a.m. and reach Hubballi at 7.05 p.m.
En route, it will have stoppages at Srirangapatna, Pandavpura, Mandya, Maddur, Channapatna, Ramanagaram, Bidadi, Kengeri, Yeshwantpur, Tumakuru, Tiptur, Arsikere, Kadur, Birur, Ajjampur, Chikjajur, Davangere, Harihar, Ranebennur, Byadagi, Haveri, and Yalvigi.
Its corresponding service will depart from Hubballi at 8 a.m. and reach Bengaluru at 5.40 p.m. and depart at 5.45 p.m. to reach Mysuru at 8.40 p.m.
The train will ease crowds on Siddaganga Intercity Express and Chamundi Express. It has 16 coaches comprising one 2nd class chair car, 13 general second class coaches, two second class luggage-cum-brake van with disable friendly compartment.
Divisional Railway Manager Atul Gupta said the train will link important centres passing through 13 districts. Pratap Simha, MP, said it was a long-felt need of the people but took herculean efforts to get the services sanctioned.
He said the growth of Mysuru and the railways in the region had made it imperative for a new satellite station either at Kadakola or Naganahalli and he would try to get the facility approved by the Railway Board. Though it was suggested that the train be named Nandi Express, Kadamba Express or Wadiyar Express, it was turned down by the authorities.
Mr. Simha said hence he mooted the idea of christening it Vishwa Manava Express as poet laureate Kuvempu gave the concept of ‘Universal Man’ from Mysuru and it was more relevant than ever before in the present times and Mr. Prabhu made the announcement during the inauguration.

  
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Good news. First time 2 trains of SWR base originating from MYS and UBL started today. A great releif for SBC-MYS section travellers

  
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Both are UBL based trains
  
Yesterday (22:14)  Minister of Railways Flags off Train No 17323/17324 Hubballi – Varanasi – Hubballi Express (Weekly) & 17325/17326 Hubballi – Mysuru – Hubballi Express (Daily) – ForeignAffairs.co.nz (foreignaffairs.co.nz)
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Train Tag: Hubballi Mysuru Vishwamanava Express/17325 added by SHIVKUMAR/210603

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Source: Government of India
Headline: Minister of Railways Flags off Train No 17323/17324 Hubballi – Varanasi – Hubballi Express (Weekly) & 17325/17326 Hubballi – Mysuru – Hubballi Express (Daily)
Minister
of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu flagged off Train No 17323/17324
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– Varanasi – Hubballi Express (Weekly) & 17325/17326 Hubballi –
Mysuru – Hubballi Express (Daily) through Video Conferencing from here today.
Chairman, Railway Board, Shri A. K. Mital, Shri Mohd Jamshed, Member Traffic
Railway Board, other Railway Board Members, and senior officials were also
present on the occasion.

Shri
Suresh Prabhu said that Hubballi is coming up as an important training center.
Hubballi – Mysuru Express will be named as Vishwa Manav Express. This name will
be apt with the significance of connecting these two important cities. Hubballi
– Mysuru Express will be connecting Mysuru which has become an important IT
Hub. Hubballi – Varanasi Express will serve pilgrims going to Varanasi.

The abstract schedule
including timings, composition, days of run etc. of the Train No.17323/17324
Hubballi-Varanasi-Hubballi Express (Weekly) flagged off today is as under:

Train
No.17323
Hubballi
-Varanasi Jn Weekly Exp↓
Stations
Train
No.17324
Varanasi
Jn – Hubballi Weekly Exp ↑
Dep.17.50
(Fri)
HUBBALLI
Arr.13.00
(Tue)
02.35(Sat)
HOTGI
04.55
(Tue)
18.25
KHANDWA
13.40
06.15
(Sun)
MANIKPUR
JN
02.05
(Mon)
11.10
BLOCK HUT
B
21.55
Arr.11.55
(Sun)
VARANASI
Dep.21.05
(Sun)

Commercial
Stoppages: Gadag, Badami, Bagalkot, Almatti,
Bijapur, Solapur Jn, Daund Jn, Ahmadnagar, Kopargaon, Manmad, Bhusaval,
Khandwa, Itarsi, Pipariya, Narsinghpur, Jabalpur, Katni, Maihar, Satna,
Manikpur Jn, Chheoki, Mirzapur

Frequency:
Weekly
Distance:
2030 Km
Composition:
Second-class Luggage/parcel cum
Guard van -2, Second Class Coach -6, Sleeper – 6, AC Two Tier – 1, AC Three
Tier -1 =16
Running Time
Hubballi -Varanasi Jn – 42 hrs 05
min,
Varanasi Jn -Hubballi – 39 hrs 55
min
Speed:
Hubballi -Varanasi Jn 48.3 Kmph,
Varanasi Jn -Hubballi 50.85 Kmph
Loco:
Diesel



The abstract schedule
including timings, composition, days of run etc. of the Train No.17325/17326
Hubballi-Mysuru-Hubballi Express (Daily) flagged off today is as under:

Train
No.17325
Hubballi –
Mysuru Daily Exp
Stations
Train
No.17326
Mysuru
-Hubballi Daily Exp
08.00
HUBBALLI
19.05
17.40/17.45
KSR
BENGALURU CITY
09.10/09.15
20.40
Mysuru
06.15

COMMERCIAL
STOPPAGES: Yalvigi, Haveri, Byadgi,
Ranibennur, Harihar, Davangere, Chikjajur, Ajjampur, Birur Jn, Kadur Jn,
Arsikere, Tiptur, Tumakuru, Yesvantpur, KSR Bengaluru City, Kengeri, Bidadi,
Ramanagaram, Channapatna, Maddur, Mandya, Pandavapura, Shrirangapattana

Frequency:
Daily
Distance:
608 Km
Composition:
Second-class Luggage/parcel cum
Guard van -2, Second Sitting -1, Second Class Coach – 13 Total 16 Coaches 2
Rakes
Running Time
Hubballi – Mysuru – 12 hrs 40 min,
Mysuru – Hubballi – 12 hrs 50 min
Speed:
Hubballi – Mysuru 48 Kmph,
Mysuru – Hubballi 47.38 Kmph
Loco:
Diesel



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