Two upcoming trains are in their final stages of manufacturing in Chennai.Bhubaneswar: Union Railways Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw on Saturday announced that around four Vande Bharat trains will be flagged off every month from September.During the National Railways Award ceremony, Vaishnaw said, "We have resolved to take Railways to new heights, at par with global standards. From September onwards, every month 4-5 Vande Bharat trains will be flagged off and work for bullet trains is also in progress."Earlier on Friday, an official statement from Indian Railways said that besides the two Vande Bharat trains already operational in India from New Delhi to Varanasi and New Delhi to Vaishnodevi Katra, two more Vande Bharat semi-high speed trains are expected to come up by August.These two upcoming trains are in their final stages of manufacturing by the Integral Coach Factory (ICF) in Chennai.This is part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's announcement on Independence Day... more...
last year that 75 new Vande Bharat trains would come up to mark the country's 75 years of independence, connecting 75 big towns across the country.In her budget proposals, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman had announced 400 new generation Vande Bharat trains with better energy efficiency and passenger riding experience to be manufactured in the next three years.PromotedListen to the latest songs, only on JioSaavn.comNotably, Vande Bharat is the country's first semi-high speed train. The test speed of the train is 180 kmph, while the maximum speed is 160 kmph.(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV staff and is published from a syndicated feed.)
news for passengers !!! It has been decided to extend the services of Train no. 02198 / 02197 Jabalpur Jn. - Coimbatore Jn. - Jabalpur Jn. Weekly Superfast Festival Special in co-ordination with West Central Railway with existing stoppages. Details are as under:
Train No. 02198 Jabalpur Jn. - Coimbatore Jn. Weekly Superfast Festival Special will leave from Jabalpur Jn. at 23:50 hrs on Friday 03rd June 2022. Train will reach Coimbatore Jn. at 14:40 hrs on the third day.
Train No. 02197 Coimbatore Jn. - Jabalpur Jn. Weekly Superfast Festival Special will leave from Coimbatore Jn. at 17:05 hrs on Monday 06th June 2022. Train will reach Jabalpur Jn. at 08:45 hrs on the third day.
Monsoon Timings :
Train No. 02198 Jabalpur Jn. - Coimbatore Jn. Weekly Superfast Festival Special will leave from Jabalpur Jn. at 23:50 hrs every Friday from 10th June to 27th July 2022. Train will reach Coimbatore Jn. at 17:10 hrs on the third day.
Train No. 02197 Coimbatore Jn. - Jabalpur Jn. Weekly Superfast Festival Special will leave from Coimbatore Jn. at 15:25 hrs every Monday from 13th June to 01st August 2022. Train will reach Jabalpur Jn. at 08:45 hrs on the third day.
दक्षिण पश्चिम रेलवे / SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY प्रेस विज्ञप्ति / Press Release No. 54 Dt: 25.05.2022
PREPAREDNESS OF SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY FOR MONSOON SEASON
SWR has carried out all safety-related inspections and safety works in connection with the preparation for... more...
the upcoming monsoon season. This has been done to ensure that loss to Railway property, life and train services can be avoided. Special attention has been paid to Ghat sections in Hubballi (Castle Rock to Kulem) and Mysuru (Sakleshpur to Subrahmanya Road) which witness heavy to very heavy rainfall every monsoon.
General Manager Shri Sanjeev Kishore reviewed all the works related to monsoon preparedness today. The monsoon preparation works include cleaning of drainage, side drains, catch water drains, bridge vent ways and drainage arrangements for Road Under Bridges (RUB’s), removal of loose boulders, cutting/trimming of trees and installation of porter cabins.
·All Joints have been attended properly, drainage of water from the track area particularly in yards has been ensured to avoid any stagnation of water. All types of drains have been made with proper slopes and clear outlets so that rains may not affect the operation of trains.
·Inspections of Railway Affecting Works and Railway Affecting Tanks have been done overall SWR.
·All the vulnerable locations/Bridges have been inspected by the section engineers concerned and precautionary measures have been put in place. Chief Bridge Engineer of SWR has reviewed the monsoon preparedness in all the 3 Divisions.
·The identified vulnerable bridges and locations are provided with name boards at their approaches and arrangements are also made for posting of watchmen. The approaches of girder bridges have also been properly attended.
·The South Western Railway officials conducted a survey for trees and cutting/trimming of vulnerable trees existing in the vicinity of the track, has been undertaken.
·Monsoon reserves such as Boulders, Sand and Empty cement bags have been stocked at identified locations.
·Stock of boulders, Stone dust/Gravel/Musk have kept ready in wagons and stabled near flood prone locations to arrest landslips, breaches, flooding etc (Tinaighat - 15 wagons and Kulem - 15 wagons over Hubballi division; Sakleshpur – 25 wagons, Subrahmanya Road – 20 wagons over Mysuru Division).
·Excavators have been stationed at Londa, Castle Rock, Caranzol, Dudhsagar, Sonalium, Kulem, Sakleshpur & Subrahmanya Road for quick restoration and clearing of track if there is landslip etc.
·Accident Relief Train & Accident Relief Medical Van are kept ready at all times with prescribed scale of engineering materials. Road vehicles, motor trolleys are kept in good condition for swift transport of relief materials and men to the site, when needed to ensure quick restoration of train services in the event of disruption.
·The weather bulletins issued from the India Meteorological Department are being monitored and weather warnings are disseminated in a timely manner to Stations to alert Station Masters, Trackmen, and Engineering Electrical & Signal/Telecom maintenance staff.
Engineering Officials have inspected in detail and taken safety measures to prevent damage to train services, railway property and life. Instructions from Disaster Management plan conveyed to staff at all levels. Close coordination will be maintained with Meteorological Department regarding Monsoon/Weather Warning/Forecasts.
Divisional Railway Managers of Hubballi, Bengaluru and Mysuru Divisions attended the meeting through virtual means.
Aneesh Hegde Chief Public Relations Officer South Western Railway, Hubballi `
About 50K passengers travel in Vistadome coaches from 1.10.2021 to 23.5.2022 The Vista Dome coaches on Central Railway have received an overwhelming response from passengers. Whether it is the breath-taking views of the valleys, rivers and waterfalls along the Mumbai-Goa route or the spectacular views of the Western Ghats along the Mumbai-Pune route, these coaches with glass tops and wide window panes have proved to be a hit. Central Railway has registered an occupancy of 49896 passengers registering a revenue of Rs.6.44 crore from October -2021 to 23rd May 2022 . The CSMT-... more...
Madgaon- CSMT Janshatabdi Express is the foremost with an occupancy of more than 100% i.e.18693 passengers registering a revenue of Rs.3.70 crore. The CSMT-Pune-CSMT Deccan Queen has registered an occupancy of 99% in Up direction i.e from Pune to Mumbai with revenue of Rs. 1.63 Core and the Deccan Express with 100% occupancy i.e. 16453 passengers and a revenue of Rs.1.11 crores The Vistadome coaches were first introduced in the Mumbai-Madgaon Janshatabdi Express in 2018. The immense popularity of these coaches led to the introduction of these coaches in the Mumbai-Pune Deccan Express with effect from 26.6.2021. Due to the huge demand from the passengers, the second Vistadome coach on Mumbai -Pune Route was attached to Deccan Queen from 15.8.2021. The unique Vistadome coaches, apart from having a glass roof top has a number of extra-ordinary features like wide window panes, LED lights, Rotatable Seats and Pushback Chairs, GPS based info system, Multiple Television Screens, Electrically Operated Automatic Sliding Compartment Doors, Wide side sliding doors for Divyangs, Toilets with ceramic tile flooring etc. Last but not the least, the viewing gallery.
Special Traffic Block for Electronic Interlocking at Titoli Yard Central Railway Bhusaval Division will operate a special traffic block for Commissioning of Electronic Interlocking in Titoli Yard from 23.05.2022 to 31.05.2022. Due to this block, the repercussions will be as under:- Cancellation of Train 02102/02101 Manmad-Mumbai-Manmad summer special will remain cancelled from 28.05.2022 to 02.06.2022 (6 Days). Regulation... more...
of Down Trains on 28.5.2022 11059 Lokmanya Tilak Terminus –Chhapra Express 11061 Lokmanya Tilak Terminus –Jaynagar Express Regulation of Up Trains arriving on 28.5.2022 12072 Jalna-Mumbai Janshatabdi Express 12142 Patliputra- Lokmanya Tilak Terminus Express JCO 27.05.2022 15065 Gorakhpur- Panvel Express JCO 27.05.2022 12520 Kamakhya-Lokmanya Tilak Terminus Express JCO 26.05.2022 15018 Gorakhpur-Lokmanya Tilak Terminus Express JCO 27.05.2022 12335 Bhagalpur-Lokmanya Tilak Terminus Express JCO 27.05.2022 Rescheduling of Train JCO 28.5.2022 12141 Lokmanya Tilak Terminus –Patliputra Express JCO 28.05.2022 will leave Lokmanya Tilak Terminus at 4.30 hrs on 29.05.2022. 15066 Panvel-Gorakhpur Express JCO 28.05.2022 will leave Panvel at 18.30 hrs same day. Special Block from 05.15 hrs to 11.15 hrs at Titoli Yard on 31.05.2022 Cancellation of Trains 12071 Mumbai-Jalna Janshatabdi Express JCO 31.05.2022. 12072 Jalna-Mumbai Janshatabdi Express JCO 31.05.2022 Re-scheduling of Dn Trains on 31.5.2022 11059 Chhapra Express leaving Lokmanya Tilak Terminus at 10.55 hrs will leave at 12.15 hrs 82356 Mumbai-Patna Express leaving CSMT at 11.05 hrs will leave at 13.00 hrs 11061 Jaynagar Express leaving Lokmanya Tilak Terminus at 11.30 hrs will leave at 12.30 hrs 15066 Gorakhpur Express leaving Panvel 15.50 hrs will leave at 20.30 hrs 12141 Patliputra Express leaving Lokmanya Tilak Terminus at 23.35 hrs on 31.05.2022 will leave at 04.30 hrs on 1.6.2022. Regulation of Dn Trains 22511 Kamakhya Express leaving Lokmanya Tilak Terminus JCO 31.5.2022 12617 Ernakulam- Nizamuddin Mangala Express JCO 30.05.2022. 12188 Mumbai-Jabalpur Garibrath Express JCO 31.05.2022 11071 Mumbai-Varanasi Express JCO 31.5.2022 Regulation of Up Trains arriving 31.5.2022 Following trains will be regulated short of Igatpuri from 90 minutes to 270 minutes and arrive destination behind schedule 12142 Patliputra- Lokmanya Tilak Terminus Express JCO 30.05.2022 15065 Gorakhpur- Panvel Express JCO 30.05.2022 11060 Chhapra-Lokmanya Tilak Terminus Express JCO 30.05.2022 a 15018 Gorakhpur-Lokmanya Tilak Terminus Express JCO 30.05.2022 15646 Guwahati-Lokmanya Tilak Terminus Express JCO 29.05.2022 Passengers are requested to bear with the Railway Administration for the inconvenience caused due to this special block. These special blocks are required for infrastructure upgrade.
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