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News Entry# 409285
May 26 (14:13) Shramik special train leaves Gujarat for Bihar but reaches Karnataka (www.deccanherald.com)
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News Entry# 409285  Blog Entry# 4638075   
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Believe it or not, but it’s a fact that a Shramik Special train, carrying migrants, left Gujarat for Bihar but reached Karnataka. Yet another Shramik Special, carrying over 1,200 migrants from Surat, was supposed to reach Chapra in Bihar, but instead, it reached Rourkela in Odisha. Two other similar trains, instead of reaching Patna, reached Purulia (in West Bengal) and Gaya, respectively.
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Notwithstanding the claim of Railway Ministry to have run hundreds of Shramik Special trains and helped lakhs of migrants reach their home
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State this month, the fact is that the functioning of railways has gone ‘off track’ and the system completely ‘derailed’.
Or else, how could one explain that a train, which was supposed to leave Surat on May 16 and reach Chapra (in North Bihar) on May 18, went to Bengaluru. After the train was traced, it was brought to Chapra on May 25, a tiring nine-day ordeal and untold hardship for the passengers in this hot humid summer.
The Chief Public Relations Officer (CPRO) of the East Central Railway (ECR), Rajesh Kumar, however, denied any knowledge of such ‘lapse’. However, sources in the Railways (posted in Uttar Pradesh) did confirm to DH on Tuesday that a Bihar-bound train (No. 0912791), coming from Surat in Gujarat, did lose its track at Bhusaval (in Maharashtra) and instead of going northwards towards Allahabad (now Prayagraj) en route Chapra, it went down South towards Bengaluru.
“Similar error was made in the case of another train, Surat-Siwan Shramik Special, when it was diverted to Rourkela in Odisha,” said a senior official, strictly on the condition of anonymity. “Both the trains were traced and brought to Chapra and Siwan on May 25,” said the Railway official, admitting it was a major faux pas.
“The Shramik Specials are being run on the request of the state governments. So it’s not entirely the fault of railways,” he argued. But he had no answer when asked whether it’s the responsibility of a state government to decide about the track and route of a particular train.
“In Shramik Specials, only two things matter. Originating station and the destination. Once you reach the destination, the chapter ends… no matter which route you travelled, because many a time we have to divert routes due to congestion on main routes,” he made an unsuccessful bid to cover up.

19 Public Posts - Tue May 26, 2020

4 Public Posts - Wed May 27, 2020

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May 27 (11:19)
Supritam Ghosh
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Re# 4638075-30            Tags   Past Edits
Ab sab news fake hoga.Now they will hide everything

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May 27 (12:22)
Covid break an reforming opportunity to IR
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Re# 4638075-31            Tags   Past Edits
IR needs to take action against this publication, if it's fake. We can understand if some part of the route has been diverted like BSL to NGP then to again via BSP to reach Bihar, etc. But all way till SBC looks too much unrealistic.

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May 27 (13:29)
Covid break an reforming opportunity to IR
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Re# 4638075-32            Tags   Past Edits
Thoda bahut sachayi hogi and thoda fake. Jo train Oddisha pahucha tha usme sachayi ho sakti hain, Lekin Bluru pahucha, isme thoda zyada hi ho gaya phekna.

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May 27 (14:38)
Railway Fan~   5036 blog posts
Re# 4638075-33            Tags   Past Edits
Yes that news of the train which went to ROU was correct. Probably the mistake that railways made was that they could have communicated about the diversion to passengers in the beginning of the journey itself. Since these trains are not stopping midway in any stations it is better to keep passengers informed
Here is the link to the explanation by the Rly board chairman.
click here

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May 27 (15:01)
Covid break an reforming opportunity to IR
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Re# 4638075-34            Tags   Past Edits
Good info, this video link clarifies most of the doubt about shramik spls.
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