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Buxa Feeder Road, Chechakhata, pin - 03564-255091 , Pin -736123 , Dist - Alipurduar
State: West Bengal

Elevation: 53 m above sea level
Zone: NFR/Northeast Frontier   Division: Alipur Duar

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Jan 13 (19:39) 3 killed as Bikaner-Guwahati Express train derails in Bengal (
Major Accidents/Disruptions
NFR/Northeast Frontier

News Entry# 474695  Blog Entry# 5189531   
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Jan 13 2022 (19:39)
Station Tag: Alipur Duar Junction/APDJ added by Gin bypass will save time for Ktgg Ypr Exp/48335

Jan 13 2022 (19:39)
Station Tag: Jalpaiguri/JPG added by Gin bypass will save time for Ktgg Ypr Exp/48335

Jan 13 2022 (19:39)
Train Tag: Bikaner - Guwahati Express/15633 added by Gin bypass will save time for Ktgg Ypr Exp/48335
Jalpaiguri district magistrate said three passengers have died and another 10-12 are injured
At least three people were killed and more than 10 injured when 12 coaches of Bikaner-Guwahati Express train derailed and overturned near Dohomoni in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district on Thursday, officials said.
TV footage showed a number of coaches lying sideways down the elevated tracks as rescue workers were seen trying to extricate the passengers.
district magistrate said three passengers have died and another 10-12 are injured.
The accident occurred around 5 p.m. in an area under Alipurduar division of Northeast Frontier Railway, an NFR spokesperson said in Guwahati. The accident occurred more than 90 km from Alipurduar Junction, he added. "An accident relief train with a medical team is on way to the spot. We are awaiting further details,” the spokesperson said.

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Jan 13 (22:00)
মাশাল্লাহ হাবিবি The Original Arabic Kuthu
SSRFanForever~   2182 blog posts
Re# 5189531-1            Tags   Past Edits
KLO Rajbanshi Radical Terrorists are being blamed for this accident in prima facie investigation. NCB, NOQ, NBQ bound passengers are mainly affected in the accident. Its sabotaging surely

Jan 13 (22:10)
Tankapur to Pithoragarh new Railline
sachinature~   8131 blog posts
Re# 5189531-2            Tags   Past Edits
Can't ignore any angle, now rail infra is way excellent compared to a decade ago. Something is fishy here, need investigation.
Nov 23 2021 (10:37) NFR top performer among all zones over Indian Railways till Sept 2021: GM Gupta (
Other News
NFR/Northeast Frontier

News Entry# 470700  Blog Entry# 5140729   
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Nov 23 2021 (10:38)
Station Tag: Katihar Junction/KIR added by Rahul K 🚈/965197

Nov 23 2021 (10:38)
Station Tag: Alipur Duar Junction/APDJ added by Rahul K 🚈/965197

Nov 23 2021 (10:38)
Station Tag: Guwahati/GHY added by Rahul K 🚈/965197
NFR General Manager, Anshul Gupta presents the Overall Efficiency Shield to Divisional Railway Managers of Alipurduar and Katihar divisions.
The Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) became the number one performer among all the zones over Indian Railways till September 2021, stated General Manager Anshul Gupta stated on November 22. 
Gupta highlighted the achievement during the  66th Railway Week (Zonal Level) Awards Ceremony held at Rang Bhawan, Maligaon on November 22,
informed a press release from  the NFR Chief Public Relations Officer, Guneet Kaur.
Achievers from various departments of the five divisions and headquarters of NFR were felicitated by the General Manager during the ceremony and altogether 87 Individual Awards, 18 Group Awards, 34 Efficiency Shields were distributed for outstanding performance during last year, it said. 
Gupta also informed that almost all long distance and intercity expresses could be resumed due to united efforts of all employees despite hostile environment.
Many new lines and double line projects currently various stages of execution under NFR, he said. 
Due to dedicated efforts of employees, train on electric traction now reached Kamakhya while the NFR has plan to redevelop more than eight stations as world class stations, including Kamakhya station, he added. 
The General Manager also updated that development works with unique child-friendly facilities in Children Ward in the NFR Central Hospital has been started and is being planned in all divisions very soon.
The Railway Week Awards have been instituted to recognize the efforts and endeavour of railway employees in efficient and dedicated discharge of their duties.
NFR Zonal awards 
Alipurduar Junction
Best Kept Station Shield For The Year 2020-21
Divisional Railway Hospital, Lumding
Best Kept Hospital Award
Dibrugarh Workshop
Best Kept Workshop Shield
New Brick Field Railway Colony, Rangiya
Best Kept Railway Colony Shield
Katihar Division
Operating, Stores And Enhm (Environment And Housekeeping Management)
Rangiya Division
Safety Department
Alipurduar Division
Accounts And Commercial Dept Shield
Lumding Division
Mechanical And Signal & Telecommunication Dept Shield
Alipurduar and Rangiya Divisions
Efficiency Shield for Engineering And Personnel Dept
Lumding and Alipurduar Divisions
Electrical Department Shield
Tinsukia and Katihar Divisions
Security Department
Alipurduar and Katihar Divisions
Overall Efficiency Shield for all-round performances
Source: CPRO, NFR
Sep 02 2021 (09:48) Indian Railways to Introduce Vistadome Coaches in North Bengal; Check Timings, Price & Other Details (
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News Entry# 463669  Blog Entry# 5056860   
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Sep 02 2021 (09:48)
Station Tag: New Alipurduar/NOQ added by MCPNBR/261443

Sep 02 2021 (09:48)
Station Tag: Alipur Duar Junction/APDJ added by MCPNBR/261443

Sep 02 2021 (09:48)
Station Tag: New Jalpaiguri Junction/NJP added by MCPNBR/261443
The Indian Railways has introduced luxurious Vistadome coaches in the train running between New Jalpaiguri to Alipurduar.
The coach has been introduced in view of the beauty of forests, tea gardens and rivers in North Bengal attracting tourists.
The train will run from New Jalpaiguri to Alipurduar and it has 2AC and Non-AC chair car. The train was flagged off by Central Minister John Barla. Jalpaiguri MP Jayanta Toy was also present along with other two BJP MLA from North Bengal.
vista dome allows passengers to enjoy the beauty of the area while sitting inside the coach. There have been provision of special selfie zone and WiFi facilities have also been provided. The seat can be revolved around 360 degrees.
The charges for a person is Rs 770 for Vista Dome coaches, Rs 310 for AC chair and Rs 85 for Non-AC. The train was running packed on the first day of the journey.
The booking is full for the next four trips too, as the train will run on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The train will start from New Jalpaiguri and will travel through Sebak, New Mal, Hasimara, Rajabhathkhaowa to Alipurduar.
“This is dream come true feels great to visit this place, we were waiting for this day,” Susmitha Ghosh, who was travelling by the train said.
“This will boost tourism in this area and we want that,” Minister John Barla said. DRM Railway MSK Choudhury said, “We will look into the demand and will increase number of coaches accordingly.”
Tea, snacks and breakfast are also available in the train with additional charges. Before Durga Pujo this service will definitely boost up tourism of this area.
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Aug 30 2021 (14:10) Vistadome |Tourist Special Trains: অবশেষে যাত্রা শুরু ভিস্তাডোমের! ডুয়ার্সের পথে ছুটল অভিনব কোচযুক্ত পর্যটক স্পেশাল ট্রেন (
New/Special Trains
NFR/Northeast Frontier

News Entry# 463347  Blog Entry# 5054343   
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Aug 30 2021 (14:10)
Station Tag: Alipur Duar Junction/APDJ added by আট থেকে আশি ফেলুদাকে ভালোবাসি/1777975

Aug 30 2021 (14:10)
Station Tag: New Jalpaiguri Junction/NJP added by আট থেকে আশি ফেলুদাকে ভালোবাসি/1777975

Aug 30 2021 (14:10)
Train Tag: New Jalpaiguri - Alipur Duar Tourist Special/05777 added by আট থেকে আশি ফেলুদাকে ভালোবাসি/1777975
#শিলিগুড়ি: দীর্ঘদিনের প্রতীক্ষার অবসান। বহু পরিকল্পনা, বৈঠক, ট্রায়াল রান, নতুন স্টপেজ যুক্ত হওয়া, সময়সীমা নিয়ে বিবাদের পর শুরু হল ভিস্তাডোম (Vistadome Tourist Special Trains) কোচ সমেত ট্যুরিস্ট স্পেশাল ট্রেনের যাত্রা। কু-ঝিক-ঝিক আওয়াজ করে ছুটে চলল ডুয়ার্সের জঙ্গলের মাঝ দিয়ে। শনিবার সকাল সকাল নিউ জলপাইগুড়ি রেল স্টেশন থেকে ছেড়েছে ভিস্তাডোম পর্যটক স্পেশাল ট্রেন।যাত্রার প্রথমদিনে কেন্দ্রীয় মন্ত্রী জন বারলা, শিলিগুড়ির (Siliguri) বিধায়ক শঙ্কর ঘোষ, ডাবগ্রাম-ফুলবাড়ির বিধায়ক শিখা চট্টোপাধ্যায় সবুজ পতাকা দেখান। এই ট্রেনটি সপ্তাহে তিনদিন শুক্রবার, শনিবার ও রবিবার চলবে। ভিস্তাডোম কোচ ছাড়াও নন এসি চেয়ার কার এবং এসি চেয়ার কার রয়েছে। ৪৪টি আসন ৩৬০ ডিগ্রি ঘুরে জঙ্গলকে আরও বেশি সুন্দরভাবে উপভোগ করার সুযোগ দেবে।আইআরসিটিসির (IRTC) ওয়েবসাইট থেকেই করা যাবে টিকিট বুকিং। ইতিমধ্যেই আগামী কয়েক সপ্তাহের জন্য টিকিট বুক করা হয়েছে। এই ট্রেনটি শিলিগুড়ির নিউ জলপাইগুড়ি রেলওয়ে স্টেশন থেকে সকাল ৭টা বেজে ২০ মিনিটে ছাড়বে সপ্তাহে তিনদিন। দুর্গাপুজোর আগেই পর্যটনশিল্পে খুশির জোয়ার এনে দিয়েছে এই ভিস্তাডোম।এ প্রসঙ্গে ডাবগ্রাম-ফুলবাড়ির বিধায়ক শিখা চট্টোপাধ্যায়কে প্রশ্ন করা...
হলে তিনি উচ্ছ্বসিত গলায় বলেন, 'এ এক নয়া পালক জুড়ল উত্তরবঙ্গের মুকুটে (North Bengal) । আমি আমাদের দুই মন্ত্রী জন বারলা ও নিশীথ প্রামানিককে ধন্যবাদ জানাতে চাই। সঙ্গে রেল দপ্তরকেও ধন্যবাদ জানাই এতো সুন্দর এক উদ্যোগ গ্রহণের জন্য।' তিনি আরও বলেন, 'উত্তরবঙ্গের আকর্ষণ আগাগোড়াই ছিল টয়ট্রেন (toy train) । এবার সেই দলে নতুন সদস্য হল ভিস্তাডোম। আর বাঙালিরা একটু ভ্রমণপিপাসু বললে খুব একটা ভুল হবে না। সেখানে ভিস্তাডোম পর্যটকদের আকর্ষণের নয়া যে কেন্দ্রবিন্দু হবে তা আর বলার অপেক্ষা রাখে না।'ভাস্কর চক্রবর্তী
Aug 28 2021 (13:34) 2 Vistadome special trains to start from today. Check timings, ticket prices here (
New/Special Trains
NFR/Northeast Frontier

News Entry# 463162  Blog Entry# 5052825   
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The Indian Railways' Vistadome tourist special trains will run on two popular routes—Guwahati-New Haflong in Assam and New Jalpaiguri-Alipurduar Junction in north Bengal—from Saturday. According to the Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR), the introduction of the Vistadome trains are meant to help tourists experience the scenic beauty and to display the cultural heritage of the region during the unique journey.
The Guwahati-New Haflong train with special Vistadome coaches will travel through the scenic Dima Hasao district. The train between New Jalpaiguri (NJP) and Alipurduar Junction will pass through the foot of the Darjeeling Himalayas at Sivok, crossing the Teesta river, the tea gardens of Bagrakot, Oodlabari and Dalgaon and the dense forests at Chalsa, Madarihat and Raja Bhat Khawa, the NFR said on
"Introduction of Vistadome trains is meant to help tourists experience the scenic beauty and to display the cultural heritage of the region during the unique journey. The joint effort with the tourism department will help to boost the tourism sector and as well as the local economy," Anshul Gupta, general manager of NFR in Guwahati was quoted as saying by news agency PTI.
Here are the key features of the two special trains:
. The Vistadome coaches are equipped with state of the art glass windows and all-glass roofs and provide a 360-degree view.
. The coaches also have observation lounges for the purpose of site seeing. The rotational seats of the coach are designed to provide added comfort to passengers.
. The coaches are also provided with a digital entertainment system and Wi-Fi facilities. For the safety of passengers, CCTV cameras and a fire alarm system have also been installed.
. A railway official said that the New Jalpaiguri-Alipurduar train will have a Vistadome coach, two air-conditioned chair cars and two non-airconditioned chair cars, apart from a luggage car and a power coach.
. The price of the ticket for the Guwahati-New Haflong train is ₹1,150, while the Vistadome coach in the New Jalpaiguri-Alipurduar train with a 44-seating capacity will have a fare of ₹770, the air-conditioned chair cars will cost between ₹300 and ₹400 per seat and a non-airconditioned seat will cost only ₹85, railway officials said, according to PTI.
. The Guwahati-New Haflong train will travel twice a week—Wednesday and Saturday—from Guwahati at 6.35am and reach New Haflong at 11.55am, covering a distance of 269km. It will have only two stoppages at Manderdisa and Maibong stations. While coming back, the train will leave New Haflong at 5pm and reach Guwahati at 10.45pm.
. In Bengal, the train will leave New Jalpaiguri at 7:20am and will reach Alipurduar Junction at 1pm covering a distance of 169 km through the Dooars Hill region. During the return journey, the train will leave Alipurduar Junction at 2pm to reach New Jalpaiguri at 7pm.
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