Special trains to run between Vizag, Smvt Bengaluru Considering the demand of the public in view and providing a comfortable journey, East Coast Railway has decided to run a special train between Visakhapatnam- SMVT Bengaluru for eight trips. Visakhapatnam: Considering the demand of the public in view and providing a comfortable journey, East Coast Railway has decided to run a special train between Visakhapatnam- SMVT Bengaluru for eight trips. Divisional... more...
Railway Manager, Waltair Anup Satpathy did relentless efforts at various levels for bringing this train on track. Visakhapatnam-SMVT Bengaluru superfast weekly special train (08543) will leave Visakhapatnam on Sundays at 3:55 pm on August 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th and September 4th, 11th,18th, 25th and reach SMVT Bengaluru the next day at 9 am. In return, SMVT Bengaluru-Visakhapatnam Superfast weekly special train (08544) will leave SMVT Bengaluru on Mondays at 3:50 pm on August 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th and September 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th which will reach Visakhapatnam the next day at 11 am. The train will halt at Duvvada, Samalkot, Rajahmundry, Eluru, Vijayawada, Ongole, Nellore, Gudur, Renigunta, Katpadi, Jolarpettai, Bangarapet and Krishnarajapuram between Visakhapatnam an SMVT Bengaluru. Due to non-interlocking works in Vijayawada division, some of the trains were cancelled, few others partially cancelled. Kakinada Port-Visakhapatnam (17267) and Visakhapatnam – Kakinada Port (17268) will be cancelled till August 2. Similarly, from Vijayawada to Visakhapatnam (12718), the train will be partially cancelled between Tuni and Visakhapatnam till August 2. Visakhapatnam to Vijayawada (12717) train is partially cancelled between Visakhapatnam-Tuni; Guntur-Visakhapatnam (17239) partially cancelled between Samalkot to Visakhapatnam till August 2; Visakhapatnam-Guntur (17240) partially cancelled between Visakhapatnam-Samalkot till August 3.
With India going through unprecedented times, the East Coast Railway (ECoR), headquartered at Visakhapatnam, has always adapted to the changing times to be at its best service. While a few routes have seen a lot of traffic, the ECoR has ensured increased frequency, and for the other routes that are witnessing significant developmental progress, the ECoR has canceled the special trains or diverted trains on the Vizag route. Increase in frequency of Hatia – Yesvantpur – Hatia Special Train (Train No. 02835/02836) Due to increase in demand, the frequency of the following special... more...
trains passing through Vizag has been increased by ECoR: Train no. 02835 Hatia – Yesvantpur special will leave Hatia on Tuesday & Sunday from 06 June 2021 to 27 June 2021. Train no. 02836 Yesvantpur – Hatia special will leave Yesvantpur on Thursday & Tuesday from 08 June 2021 to 29 June 2021. Secunderabad – Guwahati – Secunderabad Weekly Special Train (Train No. 07030/07029) Train no. 07030 Secunderabad – Guwahati special will leave Secunderabad on Sundays i.e. on 06 June 2021 and 13 June 2021 at 07.30 AM and will reach Guwahati on the 3rd day of its journey at 06:15 AM. The train will reach Visakhapatnam at 07:05 PM and depart at 07:25 PM. Train no. 07029 Guwahati – Secunderabad special will leave Guwahati on Wednesdays i.e. on 09 June 2021 and 16 June 2021 at 06:45 AM and will reach Secunderabad on the 3rd day of its journey at 05:45 AM. The train will reach Visakhapatnam on the next day at 03:35 PM and depart at 03:55 PM. These trains will have a halt at Bhadrak, Cuttack, Bhubaneswar, Khurda Road Junction, Brahmapur, Palasa, Srikakulam Road, Vizianagram Jn, Visakhapatnam, Duvvada over East Coast Railways. Diversion of trains in North Frontier Railway system Due to the mega traffic block in the Alipurduar Division of the Northeast Frontier railway system to facilitate safety-related modernization works, the following trains will run in diverted route. Train no. 02508 Silchar – Trivandrum special train leaving Silchar on 3rd, 10th, 17th and 24th of June 2021 will run on a diverted route via New Coochbehar- Mathabhanga – Y-leg special class station – Raninagar Jalpaiguri stations. Train no. 05929 Tambaram – New Tinsukia special train leaving Tabaram on 5th, 12th, 19th and 26th of June 2021 will run on a diverted route via New Coochbehar – Golakganj – Fakirgram – New Bongaigaon stations. Rescheduling and short termination of trains Due to the re-construction works of the Hancock Bridge between Sandhurst Road – Byculla stations on CST Mumbai – Kalyan section of the Central Railway system and related modernization works the following trains will be affected, as detailed below. Train no. 01019 CST – Mumbai – Bhubaneswar Konark special will be rescheduled by 2 hours, hence it will leave CST Mumbai at 04:10 PM on 06 June 2021. Train no. 01020 Bhubaneswar – CST Mumbai special will be short terminated at Dadar on 8th, 9th and 10th June 2021. Passengers are requested to strictly follow all the safety protocols before and during the journey in the wake of the COVID-19 Pandemic. All the passengers are advised to wear a mask, sanitize/wash hands frequently and maintain social distancing. All the passengers are also advised to keep updated regarding the travel advisories of various states to avoid inconvenience while undertaking the journey.
The timings of followingSpecialTrainsrunningover South Central Railway have been changed with effect from 15.04.2021. Passengers are requested to note the change in timings and proceed accordingly to avoid inconvenience.
New Delhi: Fulfilling the 86-year-old dream, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the strategically important Kosi Rail Mega Bridge in Bihar along the India-Nepal border through video conference on Friday. The 1.9 kilometres long, Kosi Mega Bridge was constructed at a cost of Rs 516 crore. The project was sanctioned in 2003-04. While inaugurating several railway projects, the prime minister said that the "projects worth Rs 3000 crores, will not only strengthen Bihar's rail network but also strengthen West Bengal and eastern India's rail connectivity."
congratulated the people of Bihar on the inauguration of the project. "This bridge is of strategic importance along the India-Nepal border. The project was completed during the COVID-19 pandemic where the migrant labour also participated in its completion," a government release said. The government called the completion of Kosi Rail Mahasetu as a watershed moment in the history of Bihar. Notably, a metre gauge link existed between Nirmali and Bhaptiahi (Saraigarh), however, in 1934 the rail link was washed away. Since then no attempt was made to build a railway bridge due to the meandering nature of Kosi river. Loading ... “The dedication of the Kosi Rail Mahasetu is a watershed moment in the history of Bihar and the entire region connecting to the North East. In 1887, a meter gauge link was built in between Nirmali and Bhaptiahi (Saraigarh). During the heavy flood and severe Indo Nepal earthquake in 1934, the rail link was washed away and thereafter due to meandering nature of river Kosi no attempt was made to restore this Rail link for long period,” the government release read. “The Kosi Mega Bridge line project was sanctioned by Government of India during 2003-04. The Kosi Rail Mahasetu is 1.9 KM long and its construction cost is Rs. 516 Crore. This bridge is of strategic importance along the India-Nepal border. The project was completed during the COVID-Pandemic where the migrant labour also participated in its completion,” it added. PM Narendra Modi to flag off Supaul- Raghopura DEMU train The prime minister also inaugurated other rail projects, including two new line projects at Hajipur-Ghoswar-Vaishali and Islampur-Nateshar, Karnauti-Bakhtiyarpur link bypass and 3rd line between Barh-Bakhiyarpur. RELATED NEWS: AIIMS at Bihar’s Darbhanga gets cabinet nod Modi launches 7 infra projects in poll-bound Bihar Chirag Paswan asks BJP to fight on more seats than JD(U) PM Modi gave the green signal to the Railway Electrification projects of Muzaffarpur – Sitamarhi, Katihar–New Jalpaiguri, Samastipur-Darbhanga-Jaynagar, Samastipur-Khagaria, Bhagalpur-Shivnarayanpur Sections. In a big relief to residents of Supaul, Arariya and Saharsa districts, the Supaul- Raghopura DEMU train from the Supaul station will also start from today. The train will “make it easy for long distance travel to Kolkata, Delhi and Mumbai for the people of the region”.
Indian Railways to run One Way Special Fare Special train in Ernakulam - Guwahati Sector to clear extra rush of passengers in Ernakulam - Guwahati Sector as mentioned below: Train No. 06340/Ernakulam Jn - Guwahati Special Fare Special Train with a composition of 10 Sleeper Class Coaches, 8 General Second Class Coaches, and 2 Luggage Cum Brake Vans, Train No. 06340/Ernakulam Jn - Guwahati Special train will leave at 17.15 hrs on Friday 20th March 2020 and will reach Guwahati at 08.45 hrs on Monday 23rd March 2020. The detailed timings of the train are: Ernakulam Jn (Dep 17.15 hrs on 20th March) via Aluva (Dep 17.37 hrs) Trichur (Dep 18.22 hrs) Palakkad (Dep 20.22 hrs) Coimbatore (Dep 21.35 hrs) Tiruppur (Dep 22.21 hrs) Erode (Dep 23.15 hrs) Salem (Dep 00.15 hrs on 21st March) Jolarpettai (Dep 01.55 hrs) Katpadi (Dep 02.57 hrs) Renigunta (Dep 05.45 hrs) Gudur (Dep 07.30 hrs)... more...
Ongole (Dep 08.35 hrs) Vijayawada (Dep 12.30 hrs) Eluru (13.27 hrs) Tadepalligudem (Dep 14.00 hrs) Rajahmundry (Dep 14.55 hrs) Samalkot (Dep 15.45 hrs) Duvvada( Dep 18.05 hrs) Vizianagaram (Dep 19.30 hrs) Palasa (Dep 21.50 hrs) Brahmapur (Dep 22.57 hrs) Khurda Road (00.05 hrs on 22nd March) Bhubaneswar (Dep 00.35 hrs) Cuttack (01.20 hrs) Bhadrak (Dep 04.15 hrs) Balasore (Dep 05.17 hrs) Kharagpur (Dep 06.50 hrs) Rampurhat (Dep 16.40 hrs) Malda Town (Dep 18.25 hrs) Barsoi (Dep 19.42 hrs) New Jalpaiguri (Dep 22.20 hrs) New Cooch Behar (Dep 00.45 hrs on 23rd March) New Bongaigaon (Dep 03.17 hrs) Kamakhya (Dep 08.20) and Guwahati (Arrival 08.45 hrs on 23rd March) Advance Reservation for this train opens at 08.00 hrs on 20th March 2020.
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