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Today (14:42)  CHAIRMAN, RAILWAY BOARD INSPECTS CHENNAI CENTRAL AND BASIN BRIDGE, REVIEWS SOUTHERN RAILWAY'S PERFORMANCE (www.sr.indianrailways.gov.in)
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Other NewsSR/Southern  -  IR Press Release  

News Entry# 327627   Blog Entry# 3027851     
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Jan 22 2018 (14:42)
Station Tag: Basin Bridge Junction/BBQ added by Electrification of BAY~/36147

Jan 22 2018 (14:42)
Station Tag: Chennai Central/MAS added by Electrification of BAY~/36147
 
 
Shri Ashwani Lohani, Chairman, Railway Board (CRB) visited Southern Railway today, 20th January, 2018 and conducted inspection at Chennai Central and Basin Bridge. The Chairman opened a passenger-friendly Display of Chennai Central station layout in front of Station Director’s room. At Basin Bridge Shri AshwaniLohani inaugurated the newly constructed staff canteen and Ladies Rest Room.
Shri Ashwani Lohani took stock of the new facilities being provided at Chennai Central such as the new lift, Pay & Use toilets, newly launched Jan Ahar, New cafeand Crew luggage box room.He was detailed about the o­ngoing and proposed works such as Crew lobby renovation, cable tray arrangements,IRCTC Food Plaza, App based Taxi stand, shelter connectivity between MMC, Chennai Central and Metro subways.
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Chairman Railway Board had an extensive interaction with Gang staff and Loco Pilots. Shri Ashwani Lohani lauded the sincere efforts of the Gang staff and loco pilots in ensuring safe train operations.On inspection of the Running Room, the Chairman assessed that the cabin has requisite amenities.
Later in the day, the Chairman Railway Board visited Southern Railway Headquarters and held meetings with officials duly reviewing the performance of Southern Railway. He met representatives of recognised trade unions and various associations of staff and officers.
Railway officials at all levels were highly inspired and motivated by sessions held by Shri Ashwani Lohani.The Chairman Railway Board expressed high satisfaction over the various developments in ICF.He also appreciated the spirit of staff over Chennai Division of Southern Railway and lauded the team efforts in continuously upgrading various facilities.
Shri R.K. Kulshrestha, General Manager, Southern Railway and senior officials accompanied Shri Ashwani Lohani during his inspection and briefed him about the o­ngoing and proposed projects at Chennai Central and Basin Bridge.

  
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First requested to provide Passengers Ticket Booking Counter in Chennai Central station .
It has a dubious records of the largest Terminal in Indian Railway which has no Ticket Booking Counter.
Even a Halt station has a Ticket Booking Counter.
In the Central station for booking Ticket to all the Terminated Trains,the passengers have to walk
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along the crowds for 500 meter to the Moore Market sub urban Terminal station and back to the Chennai Central station through the sub urban entry and exit crowds .It consumes around 30 minutes time .
Some stalls have to be replaced as Ticket Booking Counter in the Chennai Central station.
  
Today (14:39)  Digital Technology at Dharmavaram and Anantapur Railway Stations to promote local tourist attractions. (www.scr.indianrailways.gov.in)
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New Facilities/TechnologySCR/South Central  -  IR Press Release  

News Entry# 327626     
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Jan 22 2018 (14:39)
Station Tag: Dharmavaram Junction/DMM added by Electrification of BAY~/36147

Jan 22 2018 (14:39)
Station Tag: Anantapur/ATP added by Electrification of BAY~/36147
 
 
In a first of its kind initiative o­n Indian Railways, Guntakal Division of South Central Railway has started a novel mechanism in association with noted Kalamkari artist Shri Niranjan for promoting local tourist attractions near Dharmavaram and Anantapur Railway stations, bringing to use digital technology.
The mechanism is to depict a picture of tourist locations along with a QR code at vantage locations in the premises of the two railway stations. All that a passenger who alights or visits Dharmavaram and Anantapur Railway Stations has to do is to scan the QR bar code present o­n the picture of the tourism spot, which will take them to a page giving a brief description of the location and the available train connectivity. In
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addition, a 3-D virtual tour of the tourist attraction is also available for tourists.
The two railway stations have also been beautified with Kalamkari paintings to present aesthetically pleasing ambience.
  
Today (14:37)  Special Train between Hyderabad – Kakinada Port on 25th January, 2018 (www.scr.indianrailways.gov.in)
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New/Special TrainsSCR/South Central  -  IR Press Release  

News Entry# 327625     
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Jan 22 2018 (14:37)
Station Tag: Kakinada Town Junction/CCT added by Electrification of BAY~/36147

Jan 22 2018 (14:37)
Station Tag: Samalkot Junction/SLO added by Electrification of BAY~/36147

Jan 22 2018 (14:37)
Station Tag: Rajahmundry/RJY added by Electrification of BAY~/36147

Jan 22 2018 (14:37)
Station Tag: Nidadavolu Junction/NDD added by Electrification of BAY~/36147

Jan 22 2018 (14:37)
Station Tag: Bhimavaram Town/BVRT added by Electrification of BAY~/36147

Jan 22 2018 (14:37)
Station Tag: Gudivada Junction/GDV added by Electrification of BAY~/36147

Jan 22 2018 (14:37)
Station Tag: Vijayawada Junction/BZA added by Electrification of BAY~/36147

Jan 22 2018 (14:37)
Station Tag: Guntur Junction/GNT added by Electrification of BAY~/36147

Jan 22 2018 (14:37)
Station Tag: Nalgonda/NLDA added by Electrification of BAY~/36147

Jan 22 2018 (14:37)
Station Tag: Secunderabad Junction/SC added by Electrification of BAY~/36147

Jan 22 2018 (14:37)
Station Tag: Hyderabad Deccan Nampally/HYB added by Electrification of BAY~/36147

Jan 22 2018 (14:37)
Train Tag: Hyderabad - Kakinada Port Special Fare Special/07001 added by Electrification of BAY~/36147
 
 
In order to clear extra rush of Passengers, South Central Railway will run o­ne special train between Hyderabad – Kakinada Town as detailed below.

Train No. 07001Hyderabad – Kakinada Town special train will depart Hyderabad at
18:50 hrs on 25th January, 2018 (Thursday) arrive/depart Secunderabad at 19:15/19:20 hrs
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and arrive Kakinada Town at 07:10 hrs o­n the next day.

Enroute, this special train will also stop at Nalgonda, Miryalaguda, Piduguralla, Guntur, Vijayawada, Gudivada, Kaikaluru, Akividu, Bhimavaram Town, Tanuku, Nidadavolu, Rajahmundry and Samalkot stations.

This special train will consist of AC II Tier, AC III Tier and Sleeper Class Coaches.
  
Yesterday (01:29)  AC Superfast Summer Specials Between Pune and Santragachi & Superfast specials between Pune and Hatia – Bookings for 02821 & 02845 specials on special charges open on 22.1.2018 (www.cr.indianrailways.gov.in)
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New/Special TrainsCR/Central  -  IR Press Release  

News Entry# 327500     
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Jan 21 2018 (01:30)
Station Tag: Hatia/HTE added by Electrification of BAY~/36147

Jan 21 2018 (01:30)
Station Tag: Gondia Junction/G added by Electrification of BAY~/36147

Jan 21 2018 (01:30)
Station Tag: Wardha Junction/WR added by Electrification of BAY~/36147

Jan 21 2018 (01:30)
Station Tag: Badnera Junction (Amravati)/BD added by Electrification of BAY~/36147

Jan 21 2018 (01:30)
Station Tag: Akola Junction/AK added by Electrification of BAY~/36147

Jan 21 2018 (01:30)
Station Tag: Manmad Junction/MMR added by Electrification of BAY~/36147

Jan 21 2018 (01:30)
Station Tag: Kopargaon/KPG added by Electrification of BAY~/36147

Jan 21 2018 (01:30)
Station Tag: Ahmadnagar/ANG added by Electrification of BAY~/36147

Jan 21 2018 (01:30)
Station Tag: Daund Junction/DD added by Electrification of BAY~/36147

Jan 21 2018 (01:30)
Station Tag: Santragachi Junction/SRC added by Electrification of BAY~/36147

Jan 21 2018 (01:30)
Station Tag: Kharagpur Junction/KGP added by Electrification of BAY~/36147

Jan 21 2018 (01:30)
Station Tag: Tatanagar Junction/TATA added by Electrification of BAY~/36147

Jan 21 2018 (01:30)
Station Tag: Chakradharpur/CKP added by Electrification of BAY~/36147

Jan 21 2018 (01:30)
Station Tag: Rourkela Junction/ROU added by Electrification of BAY~/36147

Jan 21 2018 (01:30)
Station Tag: Jharsuguda Junction/JSG added by Electrification of BAY~/36147

Jan 21 2018 (01:30)
Station Tag: Bilaspur Junction/BSP added by Electrification of BAY~/36147

Jan 21 2018 (01:30)
Station Tag: Raipur Junction/R added by Electrification of BAY~/36147

Jan 21 2018 (01:30)
Station Tag: Durg Junction/DURG added by Electrification of BAY~/36147

Jan 21 2018 (01:30)
Station Tag: Nagpur Junction/NGP added by Electrification of BAY~/36147

Jan 21 2018 (01:30)
Station Tag: Bhusaval Junction/BSL added by Electrification of BAY~/36147

Jan 21 2018 (01:30)
Station Tag: Kalyan Junction/KYN added by Electrification of BAY~/36147

Jan 21 2018 (01:30)
Station Tag: Panvel Junction/PNVL added by Electrification of BAY~/36147

Jan 21 2018 (01:29)
Station Tag: Pune Junction/PUNE added by Electrification of BAY~/36147
 
 
Railways have decided to run Air-conditioned Superfast weekly summer special trains between Pune - Santragachi and Superfast weekly special trains between Pune - Hatia o­n special charges to clear the extra rush of passengers during summer season 2018. The details are as under:
A.Pune – Santragachi AC Superfast weekly specials (26)
02821 AC Superfast weekly special will leave Pune at 10.30 hrs o­n every Monday from 9.4.2018 to 2.7.2018 (13 trips) and arrive Santragachi at 18.15 hrs next day.
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AC Superfast weekly special will leave Santragachi at 18.30 hrs o­n every Saturday from 7.4.2018 to 30.6.2018 (13 trips) and arrive Pune at 02.45 hrs o­n third day.
Halts: Panvel, Kalyan, Bhusaval, Nagpur, Durg, Raipur, Bilaspur, Jharsuguda, Rourkela, Chakradharpur, Tatanagar and Kharagpur.
Composition:3 AC 2- tier, 8 AC 3-tier.
B.Pune – Hatia Superfast weeklyspecials (26)
02845 Superfast weekly special will leave Pune at 10.45 hrs o­n every Friday from 6.4.2018 to 29.6.2018 (13 trips) and arrive Hatia at 18.20 hrs next day.
02846 Superfast weekly special will leave Hatia at 21.00 hrs o­n every Wednesday from 4.4.2018 to 27.6.2018 (13 trips) and arrive Pune at 02.45 hrs o­n third day.
HALTS: Daund, Ahmednagar, Kopergaon, Manmad, Bhusaval, Akola, Badnera, Wardha, Nagpur, Gondia, Durg, Raipur, Bilaspur, Jharsuguda and Rourkela,.
COMPOSITION: - o­ne AC 2-tier, Four AC 3-tier, 6 Sleeper Class, 6 General Second Class.
Reservation: Bookings for special Train No. 02821 & 02845 will open o­n 22.01.2018 o­n special charges at all PRS centers and o­n website www.irctc.co.in as per advance reservation period of 120 days. General second class coaches o­n Pune-Hatia Superfast specials will run as unreserved.
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Yesterday (01:22)  6 Special Trains for Anganewadi Mela - Bookings on Special Charges open from 22.1.2018 (www.cr.indianrailways.gov.in)
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New/Special TrainsCR/Central  -  IR Press Release  

News Entry# 327499     
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Jan 21 2018 (01:22)
Station Tag: Lonavala/LNL added by Electrification of BAY~/36147

Jan 21 2018 (01:22)
Station Tag: Pune Junction/PUNE added by Electrification of BAY~/36147

Jan 21 2018 (01:22)
Station Tag: Madgaon Junction/MAO added by Electrification of BAY~/36147

Jan 21 2018 (01:22)
Station Tag: Karmali/KRMI added by Electrification of BAY~/36147

Jan 21 2018 (01:22)
Station Tag: Thivim/THVM added by Electrification of BAY~/36147

Jan 21 2018 (01:22)
Station Tag: Dadar Central/DR added by Electrification of BAY~/36147

Jan 21 2018 (01:22)
Station Tag: Mumbai CSM Terminus/CSTM added by Electrification of BAY~/36147

Jan 21 2018 (01:22)
Station Tag: Sawantwadi Road/SWV added by Electrification of BAY~/36147

Jan 21 2018 (01:22)
Station Tag: Lokmanya Tilak Terminus/LTT added by Electrification of BAY~/36147

Jan 21 2018 (01:22)
Station Tag: Kudal/KUDL added by Electrification of BAY~/36147

Jan 21 2018 (01:22)
Station Tag: Sindhudurg/SNDD added by Electrification of BAY~/36147

Jan 21 2018 (01:22)
Station Tag: Kankavali/KKW added by Electrification of BAY~/36147

Jan 21 2018 (01:22)
Station Tag: Nandgaon Road/NAN added by Electrification of BAY~/36147

Jan 21 2018 (01:22)
Station Tag: Ratnagiri/RN added by Electrification of BAY~/36147

Jan 21 2018 (01:22)
Station Tag: Chiplun/CHI added by Electrification of BAY~/36147

Jan 21 2018 (01:22)
Station Tag: Chiplun/CHI added by Electrification of BAY~/36147

Jan 21 2018 (01:22)
Station Tag: Khed/KHED added by Electrification of BAY~/36147

Jan 21 2018 (01:22)
Station Tag: Roha/ROHA added by Electrification of BAY~/36147

Jan 21 2018 (01:22)
Station Tag: Panvel Junction/PNVL added by Electrification of BAY~/36147

Jan 21 2018 (01:22)
Station Tag: Thane/TNA added by Electrification of BAY~/36147
 
 
Central Railway will run 6 special trains o­n special charges between Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus Mumbai-Madgaon / Lokmanya Tilak Terminus-Sawantwadi Road and Pune - Sawantwadi Road to clear the extra rush of passengers during Anganewadi Mela.The details are as under:
A) Lokmanya Tilak Terminus – Sawantwadi Road specials (2)
Train No. 01437 Special will leave Lokmanya Tilak Terminus at 00.45 hrs o­n 26.1.2018 (night of Thu/ Fri) and will arrive Sawantwadi Road at 11.30 hrs same day.
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No. 01438 Special will leave Sawantwadi Road at 13.10 hrs o­n 26.1.2018 (Fri) and will arrive Lokmanya Tilak Terminus at 00.20 hrs next day.
Halts: Thane, Panvel, Roha, Khed, Chiplun, Ratnagiri, Nandgaon Road, Kankavali, Sindhudurg and Kudal.
Composition: o­ne First AC, o­ne First AC cum AC-2 Tier, Four AC-2 Tier, Eleven AC-3 Tier.
B) Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus Mumbai – Madgaon - Lokmanya Tilak Terminus specials (2)
Train No. 01159 Special will leave Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus Mumbai at 00.20 hrs o­n 28.1.2018 (night of Sat/Sun) and will arrive Madgaon at 12.30 hrs same day.
Train No. 01160 Special will leave Madgaon at 16.40 hrs o­n 28.1.2018 (Sunday) and will arrive Lokmanya Tilak Terminus at 04.10 hrs next day.
Halts: Dadar, Thane, Panvel, Roha, Khed, Chiplun, Ratnagiri, Kankavali, Sindhudurg and Kudal, Thivim and Karmali.
Composition: Five AC-3 Tier, 5 Sleeper Class and 8 Second Class.
C) Pune – Sawantwadi Road specials (2)
Train No. 01163 Special will leave Pune at 18.45 hrs o­n 25.1.2018 (Thursday) and will arrive Sawantwadi Road at 04.00 hrs next day.
Train No. 01164 Special will leave Sawantwadi Road at 05.00 hrs o­n 26.1.2018 (Friday) and will arrive Pune at 17.20 hrs same day.
Halts: Lonavala, Panvel, Roha, Khed, Chiplun, Ratnagiri, Nandgaon Road, Kankavali, Sindhudurg and Kudal.
Composition: o­ne AC-2 Tier, o­ne AC-3 Tier, 6 Sleeper Class and 6 Second Class.
Reservation: Bookingsfor Special trains on Special chargesleaving from Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus Mumbai / Lokmanya Tilak Terminus/ Pune will open from 22.1.2018 at all PRS locations and o­n website www.irctc.co.in . General Second Class will run as unreserved coach, tickets can be booked through UTS.
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