Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Booking Opening Dates for Varanasi and Gorakhpur Premium Superfast Special Trains

BOOKING OPENING DATES FOR PREMIUM SUPER FAST SPECIAL TRAINS

A) VARANASI PREMIUM SUPERFAST SPECIAL

Train No. 02069 premium special train will leave Lokmanya Tilak Terminus every Friday from 9.5.2014 to 30.5.2014 at 07.50 hrs and arrive Varanasi at 07.45 hrs next day.

RESERVATION: Bookings will open THROUGH INTERNET as under:

02069 leaving o­n 9.5.2014 will open o­n 24.4.2014

02069 leaving o­n 16.5.2014 will open o­n 1.5.2014

02069 leaving o­n 23.5.2014 will open o­n 8.5.2014

02069 leaving o­n 30.5.2014 will open o­n 15.5.2014

B) GORAKHPUR PREMIUM SUPERFAST SPECIAL

Train No. 02017 premium special train will leave Lokmanya Tilak Terminus every Sunday from 11.5.2014 to 25.5.2014 at 23.40 hrs and arrive Gorakhpur at 04.25 hrs o­n third day.

RESERVATION: Bookings will open THROUGH INTERNET as under:

02017 leaving o­n 11.5.2014 will open o­n 26.4.2014

02017 leaving o­n 18.5.2014 will open o­n 3.5.2014

02017 leaving o­n 25.5.2014 will open o­n 10.5.2014

There is no change in timings, halts and composition of both Varanasi and Gorakhpur Premium Superfast Specials already announced. 

CANCELLATION OF 05517 /05518 SAHARSA-AMBALA - CANTT. - SAHARSA UNRESERVED SPECIAL TRAIN

Due to operational reasons, The 05517/05518 Saharsa-Ambala Cantt. - Saharsa Unreserved Special Train is cancelled  from 23.04.2014 from both the directions.

Special Trains between Secunderabad–Bikaner and Secunderabad-Guwahati

In order to clear extra rush of passengers during summer season, four special trains will be run between Secunderabad – Bikaner and Secunderabad-Guwahati as per the following schedules:-

I.Secunderabad-Bikaner special train (via Nanded):

Train No. 07037 Secunderabad – Bikaner special train will depart Secunderabad at 23:30 hrs o­n 27th April, 2014, arrive/depart Nanded at 04:30/06:45 hrs o­n 28th April, 2014 and arrive Bikaner at 20:30 hrs o­n 29th Apr, 2014.

In the return direction, Train No. 07038 Bikaner-Secunderabad special train will depart Bikaner at 15:40 hrs o­n 30th April, 2014, arrive/depart Nanded at 03:45/04:00 hrs o­n 2nd May, 2014 and arrive Secunderabad at 09:55 hrs.

Enroute, these trains will stop at Nizamabad, Mudkhed, Nanded, Purna, Parbhani, Selu, Partur, Jalna, Aurangabad, Manmad, Jalgaon, Amalner, Nandurbar, Surat, Bharuch, Vadodara, Anand, Nadiad, Ahmedabad, Palanpur, Ambur, Sirohi Rd, Jawai Bandh, Falna, Rani, Marwar, Pali Marwar, Luni, Jodhpur, Gotan, Merta Rd, Nagaur and Garhnokha stations in both the directions.

From Secunderabad to Nandedthese special trains will have 10 coaches viz., o­ne AC II Tier, o­ne AC III Tier, six Sleeper Class and two Second Class Luggage Cum Brake van Coaches.

Additional coaches will be added to this special train at Nanded. Hence from Nanded to Bikaner these special trains will have 21 coaches viz., two AC II Tier, two AC III Tier, twelve Sleeper Class, two General Second Class and three Second Class Luggage Cum Brake van Coaches.

II.Secunderabad-Guwahati special train (via Guntur):

Train No. 07249 Secunderabad – Guwahati special train will depart Secunderabad at 07:30 hrs on 16th May, 2014 (Friday) and arrive Guwahati at 07:55 hrs Sunday.

In the return direction, Train No. 07250 Guwahati -Secunderabad special train will depart Guwahati at 06:00 hrs on 19th May, 2014 (Monday) and arrive Secunderabad at 10:00 hrs on Wednesday.

Enroute, these special trains will stop at Nalgonda, Miryalguda, Piduguralla, Guntur, Vijayawada, Eluru, Rajahmundry, Samalkot, Anakapalli, Duvvada, Visakhapatnam, Vijayanagaram, Palasa, Berhampur, Kurda Road, Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Bhadrak, Balasore, Kharagpur, Howrah, Bolpur, Rampurhat, Malda Town, Barsoi, Kishanganj, New Jalpaiguri, Dhupguri, New Coochbehar, New Alipurduar, Kokrajhar, Bew Bongaigaon, Goalpara Town and Kamakhya  stations in both the directions.

These special trains will have 18 coaches viz., o­ne AC I Class cum AC II Tier, o­ne AC III Tier, ten Sleeper Class, four General Second Class and two Second Class Luggage Cum Brake van Coaches.

WR EXTENDS RUN OF TRI - WEEKLY PREMIUM SPECIAL TRAINS BETWEEN MUMBAI CENTRAL & NEW DELHI

Train No. 22913 Mumbai Central –New Delhi Tri- Weekly Premium Special train departing Mumbai Central at 16:00 hrs o­n Friday, Sunday and Wednesday and reaching New Delhi at 07.55 hrs next day is further extended upto 30th May, 2014.

Similarly, Train No. 22914 New Delhi - Mumbai Central Tri- Weekly Premium Special train departing New Delhi at 14.50 hrs o­n Saturday, Monday and Thursday and arriving Mumbai Central at 06.55 hrs the next day is further extended upto 31st May, 2014.

The train will not halt at any station enroute. The train will have AC II Tier, AC III Tier& Pantry car

No waitlisted tickets shall be issued. There will be no refund except when the train is fully cancelled o­n railway account due to unforeseen circumstances or due to severe disturbances affecting operations. Adult fare shall be charged for all passengers irrespective of their age. No concession shall be applicable to this train.

The booking of these trains will be available o­nly through Internet. The booking of train no. 22913 departing Mumbai Central o­n 02nd May, 04thMay & 07th May, 2014 shall be available from 23rd April, 2014 o­nly through internet, that is IRCTC’s portal and not through the counters at reservation centers. The passengers are required to carry the prescribed original photo identity card which is used at the time of booking. The fares applicable for each day/transaction shall be indicated at the time of booking o­n the IRCTC’s e-ticketing website.

The advance reservation period will be shorter, that is a maximum of 15 days. The fare is also likely to increase depending o­n the demand intensity.

Only e-tickets will be permitted for booking. 

WR INCREASES FREQUENCY FROM BI-WEEKLY TO TRI-WEEKLY

Western Railway has decided to increase the frequency from Bi-weekly to Tri-weekly & also extend the trips of 09417/09418 Ahmedabad- Delhi Sarai Rohilla- Ahmedabad Premium A.C “Superfast” special train with revised halt, composition & timings upto 31st May, 2014.

Train No. 09417 Ahmedabad-Delhi Sarai Rohilla Tri-weekly AC Premium Superfast Special train departing from Ahmedabad at 16.10 hrs o­n every Friday, Sunday & Tuesday and reaching Delhi Sarai Rohilla at 06.50 hrs. o­n next day. This train is extended from 02nd May, 2014 to 30thMay, 2014.

Similarly, Train No. 09418 Delhi Sarai Rohilla - Ahmedabad Tri-Weekly AC Premium Superfast Special train departing from Delhi Sarai Rohilla at 16.15 hrs o­n every Monday, Wednesday & Saturday and reaching Ahmedabad at 07.00 hrs o­n next day. This train is extended from 03rdMay, 2014 to 31st May, 2014.

The train will halt at Palanpur, Ajmer and Jaipur stations in both directions.

The train will have AC II Tier and AC III Tier Coaches and pantry car.

No waitlisted tickets shall be issued. There will be no refund except when the train is fully cancelled o­n railway account due to unforeseen circumstances or due to severe disturbances affecting operations. Adult fare shall be charged for all passengers irrespective of their age. No concession shall be applicable to this train.

The booking of these trains will be available o­nly through Internet. The booking of train no. 09417 departing Ahmedabad o­n 02nd May, 04th May and 06th May, 2014 shall be available from 23rd April, 2014 o­nly through internet, that is IRCTC’s portal and not through the counters at reservation centres. Booking of rest of the trips may be open with Advance Reservation Period of Maximum 15 days. The passengers are required to carry the prescribed original photo identity card which is used at the time of booking. The fares applicable for each day/transaction shall be indicated at the time of booking o­n the IRCTC’s e-ticketing website.

The advance reservation period will be shorter, that is a maximum of 15 days. The fare is also likely to increase depending o­n the demand intensity.

Only e-tickets will be permitted for booking. 

PREMIUM SPECIAL TO RUN AS NORMAL SPECIAL

Train No.06746 Tirunelveli - Chennai Central weekly Premium special as announced earlier is stands cancelled due to poor patronage.

Instead of cancellation of the above train, the following summer special express train will be introduced on 25.4.2014 (Friday).

Train No.06748 Tirunelveli - Chennai Central Summer Special will leave Tirunelveli 06.35 hrs. (Friday) and arrive Chennai Central at 19.55 hrs. in the same day.The composition of the train will be 1 AC 2-tier, 6 AC 3-tier, 10 Sleeper Class and2 luggage-cum-brake van coaches.The train will stop at Vanchi Maniyachchi, Kovilpatti, Satur, Virudhunagar, Madurai, Dindigul, Karur, Mohanur, Namakkal, Rasipuram, Salem, Bommidi, Morappur, Jolarpettai, Vaniyambadi, Gudiyattam, Katpadi, Arakkonam and Perambur.

Advance reservations for the above train will commence on 22.04.2014.

CHANDIGARH-FEROZPUR - CHANDIGARH SUMMER SPECIAL TRAIN

To clear extra rush of rail passengers during summer season, Northern Railway will run special train nos. 04507/04508 Chandigarh-Ferozpur - Chandigarh Summer Special train  as per the following programme:-

04507/04508 CHANDIGARH-FEROZPUR - CHANDIGARH SUMMER SPECIAL TRAIN

The 04507 Chandigarh-Ferozpur Summer Special train will depart from Chandigarh  at 07.30 p.m. from 21.4.2014 to 20.05.2014 (30 trips) to reach Ferozpur at 11.30 p.m. the same day.  In the return direction ,the 04508 Ferozpur-Chandigarh Summer Special train  will depart from Ferozpur at 07.00 a.m. from 22.4.2014 to 21.05.2014 (30 trips) to reach Chandigarh at 11.05 a.m. the same day.

Consisting of AC Chair car & Chair car coaches, the 04508/04507 Ferozpur-Chandigarh-Ferozpur   Summer Special train will stop Moga & Ludhiana stations enroute in both the direction.

CANCELLATION OF 04091/04092

Due to operational reasons, the running of earlier announced 04091/04092 New Delhi-Mumbai Central-New Delhi “Premium” bi-weekly super fast special train  has been cancelled with immediate effect.

Trains Rescheduled / Regulated / Partially Cancelled

On account of Line Block for launching RCC boxes in connection with the work of rebuilding of Bridges o­n Secunderabad - Dhone Section, the following train services are rescheduled / regulated / Partially Cancelled as detailed below:-

I)Trains rescheduled / regulated o­n 22nd April, 2014 (Tuesday) :

Train No. 57426 Guntakal - Kacheguda Passenger will be rescheduled/ regulated for 2 hours 50 minutes between Mahbubnagar – Manyamkonda stations.
Train No. 57425 Kacheguda - Guntakal Passenger will be rescheduled/regulated for 3 hours between Mahbubnagar – Manyamkonda stations.
Train No. 57473 Kacheguda - Bodhan Passenger will be rescheduled to depart late by 2 hours 40 minute.

II)Trains rescheduled / regulated o­n  25thApril, 2014 (Friday):

Train No.57426 Guntakal - Kacheguda Passenger will be rescheduled / regulated for 1 hour 15 minutes between Mahbubnagar – Manyamkonda stations.
Train No. 57425 Kacheguda - Guntakal Passenger will be rescheduled / regulated for 1 hour 35 minutes between Mahbubnagar – Manyamkonda stations.
Train No. 57473 Kacheguda - Bodhan Passenger will be rescheduled to depart late by 1 hour 15 minutes.

III)Trains rescheduled / regulated o­n  27thApril, 2014 (Sunday):

1   Train No.57426 Guntakal - Kacheguda Passenger will be rescheduled / regulated for 1 hour 15 minutes between Mahbubnagar – Manyamkonda stations.

2. Train No. 57425 Kacheguda - Guntakal Passenger will be rescheduled / regulated for 1 hour 35 minutes between Mahbubnagar – Manyamkonda stations.

3. Train No. 57473 Kacheguda - Bodhan Passenger will be rescheduled to depart late by 1 hour 15 minutes.

IV)Trains rescheduled / regulated / partially cancellation o­n 29th April, 2014 (Tuesday):

Train No.57425 Kacheguda - Guntakal Passenger will be rescheduled / regulated for 2 hour 15 minutes between Gollapally – Jadcherla stations.

Train No. 57426 Guntakal - Kacheguda Passenger will be regulated for 30 minutes between Gollapally – Jadcherla stations.

Train No. 57473 Kacheguda - Bodhan Passenger will depart late by 20 minutes.

Train No. 57474 Bodhan – Mahbubnagar Passenger will be partially cancelled between  Gollapally - Mahbubnagar and will return as Train No. 57456 from Gollapally to Bodhan.

Train No. 57456 Mahbubnagar – Kacheguda passenger will be partially cancelled between Mahbubnagar – Gollapally.

Friday, April 18, 2014

Additional AC Chair Car Coach by Palnadu Express

In order to clear extra rush and wait listed passengers during summer holiday rush South Central Railway will temporarily augment Train No. 12747 / 12748 Guntur - Vikarabad - Guntur Palnadu Express with one additional AC Chair Car Coach from 19th April to 31st May, 2014. 

Summer Special Trains between Lokmanya Tilak Terminus and Ernakulam / Kochuveli

Central Railway has decided to run 26 weekly summer special trains between Mumbai and Ernakulam/Kochuveli to clear the extra rush of passengers. The details are as under:

ERNAKULAM WEEKLY SPECIALS (14)

Train No. 01065 Dn will leave Lokmanya Tilak Terminus at 13.20 hours on every Tuesday from 29.4.2014 to 10.6.2014 (7 trips) and will arrive Ernakulam at 19.00 hours next day.

Train No. 01066 Up will leave Ernakulam at 23.30 hours on every Wednesday from 30.4.2014 to 11.6.2014 (7 trips) and will arrive at Lokmanya Tilak Terminus at 03.10 hours on third day i.e. Friday.

HALTS: Thane, Panvel, Roha, Khed, Chiplun, Sangameshwar, Ratnagiri, Kankavali, Kudal, Thivim, Karmali, Madgaon, Karwar, Murdeshwar, Bhatkal, Mookambika Road Byndoor, Kundapura, Udupi, Manglore Jn., Kasaragod, Kanhangad, Payyanur, Kannur, Thalassery, Vadakara, Kozhikode, Tirur, Kuttippuram, Shoranur, Thrissur, Aluva and Ernakulam Town.

KOCHUVELI WEEKLY SPECIALS (12)

Train No. 01067 Dn will leave Lokmanya Tilak Terminus at 14.20 hrs on every Friday from 2.5.2014 to 6.6.2014 (6 trips) and will arrive Kochuveli at 23.30 hrs next day.

Train No. 01068 Up will leave Kochuveli at 00.35 hrs on every Sunday from 4.5.2014 to 8.6.2014 (6 trips) and will arrive Lokmanya Tilak Terminus at 05.00 hrs next day.

Halts:     Thane, Panvel, Roha, Khed, Chiplun, Sangameshwar, Ratnagiri, Kankavali, Kudal, Thivim, Karmali, Madgaon, Karwar, Murdeshwar, Bhatkal, Mookambika Road Byndoor, Kundapura, Udupi, Manglore Jn., Kasaragod, Kanhangad, Payyanur, Kannur, Thalassery, Vadakara, Kozhikode, Tirur, Kuttippuram, Shoranur, Thrissur, Aluva, Ernakulam Town, Kottayam, Tiruvalla, Chengannur, Kayankulam and Kollam

COMPOSITION OF BOTH SPECIALS: one AC-2 Tier, one AC-2 Tier cum AC-3 Tier, one AC-3 Tier, 10 Sleeper class, 3 General Second Class and 2 General Second Class cum Guard’s brake vans.

RESERVATION opening date for 01065 & 01067 will be advised later.