Western Railway has always come up with great initiative to support the "nari shakti". Right from introducing the dedicated 'Ladies' Special' train in the world or setting up Baby Feeding Centers at stations to providing CCTV cameras & talk-back system inside ladies’ coaches, women passengers have always been a priority for the Railways. Continuing in this series, Western Railway has started another great initiative named "Meri Saheli" to provide safety and security of women passengers during their entire journey.
According to a press release issued by Shri Sumit Thakur - Chief Public... more...
Relations Officer of Western Railway, the objective of the "Meri Saheli" initiative is to provide safety and security of lady passengers travelling by trains in their entire journey from originating station till destination station. Under the initiative, a team of lady officer and staff have been formed. The team will visit all of the passenger coaches including ladies coaches to identify women passengers. Details of their journey like, coach number & seat number will be noted down by the team, especially if a lady is travelling alone in the train. The passengers will be briefed about RPF Security Helpline No. 182, GRP Security Helpline No. 1512 and other precautions for example, not to take food with strangers, buying food from IRCTC authorized stalls only, taking care of luggage. The team will also advise them to feel free to contact the train escort party and dial 182 in case of any emergency. The details of the passengers will be conveyed to enroute Divisions & Zones to meet the passengers at their convenience till they reach their final destination. At the end of the journey, a feedback will be collected from the passenger regarding their journey experience and safety measures taken.
Shri Thakur stated that this unique initiative has introduced in two trains, i.e, Train No. 12955 Mumbai Central - Jaipur Superfast Express and Train No. 02925 Bandra Terminus - Amritsar Special train. The "Meri Saheli" initiative will not only provide safety & security to women passengers but will also provide mental peace and a comfortable travelling experience.
Due to ongoing Kisan agitation in Punjab, WR's one Parcel Special Train will be short terminated at Ambala Cantt station.
According to a press release issued by Shri Sumit Thakur - Chief Public Relations Officer of Western Rly, train No. 00901 Bandra Terminus - Jammu Tawi Parcel Special Train JCO 22nd October to 3rd November, 2020 will be short terminated at Ambala Cantt and consequently Train No. 00902 Jammu Tawi - Bandra Terminus Parcel Special Train JCO 24th October to 5th November, 2020 will short originate from Ambala Cantt and will remain... more...
partially cancelled between Ambala Cantt– Amritsar– Ambala Cantt.
Central Railway’s Mumbai Division transported 87 Mahindra Bolero pick-up vans from Kalamboli Station to Benapole, Bangladesh for the first time.
Central Railway has set-up Business Development Units (BDU) at Zonal & Divisional level recently. These Business Development Units aggressively marketing to boost the freight and parcel loading of Railways. The BDU takes into consideration new proposals, schemes and suggestions submitted by the different freight aggregators, new customers, trade bodies and logistics companies. These initiatives by the BDUs yielded many new traffic and bridged a bond with trade and industry for new... more...
The Kalamboli station of Mumbai Division transported for the first time one New Modified Goods (NMG) rake of 23 wagons transported 87 Mahindra Bolero pick-up vans to Benapole, Bangladesh fetching the revenue of Rs. 21.29 lakhs. Central Railway has set up a siding at Kalamboli exclusively for transportation of automobile cars. These Mahindra Bolero pick-up vans were loaded by National Carrier Corporation a logistic partner for Railways and Mahindra & Mahindra company. The Automobile industry attracted by Railways for its quick and economic transportation of their goods. Similar facilities were also provided for automobile transportation at Chinchwad station on Pune Division, Nashik station on Bhusaval Division, Butibori and Ajni stations on Nagpur Division and Bale station on Solapur division.
It is decided to run Train No. 04133/04134 Prayagraj - Yesvantpur - Prayagraj Weekly Superfast Festival Special Express in view of Durga Puja, Deepawali and Chhath Puja as detailed below:-
Train No. 04133 Prayagraj - Yesvantpur Weekly Superfast Festival Special Express will depart from Prayagraj at 23:30 hrs on every Sunday and arrive Yesvantpur at 18:30 hrs on the respective Tuesday with effect commencing journey from Prayagraj from 25.10.2020 to 29.11.2020 (06 Trips). ... more...
Enroute the train will have stoppages at Manikpur – 01:38/01:40 hrs, Satna – 02:50/02:55 hrs, Katni -04:15/04:20 hrs, Jabalpur – 05:35/05:45 hrs, Itarsi – 09:25/09:35 hrs, Nagpur – 15:50/15:55 hrs, Ballarashah – 19:55/20:00 hrs, Warangal – 23:35/23:40 hrs, Vijayawada – 03:35/03:45 hrs, MGR Chennai Central – 11:30/11:55 hrs, Katpadi – 13:48/13:50 hrs, Jolarpettai – 15:10/15:15 hrs and Krishnarajapuram – 16:43/16:45 hrs.
In the return direction Train No. 04134 Yesvantpur - Prayagraj Weekly Superfast Festival Special Express will depart from Yesvantpur at 07:10 hrs on every Wednesday and arrive Prayagraj at 22:40 hrs on the next day i.e. on Thursday with effect commencing journey from Yesvantpur from 28.10.2020 to 02.12.2020 (06 Trips).
The train will have a composition of 24 coaches i.e. ONE 1st AC cum AC 2 - Tier Coach, TWO AC 2 - Tier Coaches, ONEAC 2 - Tier cum AC 3 - Tier Coach, SIXAC 3 - Tier Coaches, EIGHT Second Class Sleeper Coaches, FOUR General Second Class Coaches, TWO Second Class with Luggage Cum Brake Vans.
05021 Shalimar-Gorakhpur Weekly Special will leave from Shalimar at 20.20 hrs every Tuesday between 27/10/2020 and 01/12/2020 and will reach Gorakhpur at 16.25 hrs, the next day. In the return direction, 05022 Gorakhpur-Shalimar Weekly Special will leave Gorakhpur at 13.40 hrs, every Monday between 26/10/2020 and 30/11/2020 and will arrive Shalimar at 10.05 hrs, the next day.
The special train will have one First AC, one AC 2 Tier, three AC 3 Tier, eight Sleeper Class and Seven General Second Class Coaches and will have stoppages at Kharagpur, Tatanagar, Purulia, Bhojudih and Mohuda in SER jurisdiction.
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