Jun 30, 2017

W.RLY TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL STOPPAGES TO 19029/19030 BANDRA (T) – MAHUVA EXPRESS AT LILIYA MOTA STATION & 14707/14708 BANDRA (T) – BIKANER RANAKPUR EXPRESS AT NAVSARI STN

For the convenience of passengers, Western Railway has decided to provide additional stoppage to Train No. 19029/19030 Bandra (T) – Mahuva Express at LILIYA MOTA station w.e.f 7th July, 2017 & Train No. 14708/14707 Bandra (T) – Bikaner Ranakpur Express at NAVSARIstationw.e.f  6th July, 2017on an experimental basis for a period of six months.

२५% विभागीय कोटे के तहत स्टेशन मास्टर वेतनमान रु. ९३००-३४८००+ जीपी ४२०० (लेवल-६) के चयन हेतु लिखित परीक्षा के पूर्व अजा. एवं अजजा. वर्ग के कर्मचारियों को प्री प्रमोशनल प्रशिक्षण दिए जाने बाबत I

जबलपुर मंडल पर ३३.३३% विभागीय कोटा के तहत जुनी.टी.एन.सी. वे.मा.रु.५२००-२०२००+ जीपी १९०० (लेवल-२) के रिक्त पदों को भरे जाने हेतु लिखित परीक्षा बाबत I

१६.६७ % विभागीय कोटा अवर लिपिक (का) प्रशासन विभाग पे मेट्रिक्स १९९००-६३२०० लेबल -२ की लिखित परीक्षा के परिणाम बाबत

१६.६७ % विभागीय कोटा अवर लिपिक (का) प्रशासन विभाग पे मेट्रिक्स १९९००-६३२०० लेबल -२ की लिखित परीक्षा के परिणाम बाबत


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Extension of operational Halt at Thane / Kalyan Station.

Central Railway has decided to extend operational halts to the following Mail/Express Trains for period of three months i.e. upto 30.09.2017.
          The details are as under:-
1)12138 Ferozpur- Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus Mumbai Punjab Mail in Up direction will reach at Thane at 06.46 hours and will leave at 06.48  hours.

60 YESHWANTPUR - JAIPUR WEEKLY SUVIDHA SUPERFAST SPECIAL TRAINS

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Railways have decided to extend the run of Yeshwantpur-Jaipur weekly Suvidha Superfast Express to clear the extra rush of passengers. The details are as under:

82653 weekly Suvidha Superfast Express will leave Yeshwantpur at 11.30 hrs o­n every Thursday from 06.07.2017 to 25.01.2018 (30 trips) and will arrive Jaipur at 06.35 hrs o­n third day i.e. Saturday.

Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu, Minister of Railways Lays The Foundation Stone For Five New Halt Stations Between Quazigund-Baramulla

Five New Halt Stations Include Sangdan, Monghall, Ratnipora, Nadigam & Razwan on Baramulla-Qazigund Rail Section



To cater to the public demand for new halt stations in the Kashmir Valley region, Hon’ble Minister for Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu laid the foundation stone for construction of five new halt stations viz.Sangdan, Monghall, Ratnipora, Nadigam & Razwan on the  Baramulla-Qazigund Rail Section”at a ceremonial program held at Sher-i-Kashmir International, Conference Centre at Srinagar today (29th June 2017) in the august presence of Ms. Mehbooba Mufti, Hon’ble Chief Minister, J&K Dr. Nirmal Kumar Singh, Hon’ble Dy. Chief Minister, J&K and Sh. Nazir Ahmed Laway, Hon'ble Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha were the distinguished guests on the occasion. Shri R.K. Kulshrestha General Manager, Northern Railway and other Senior Railway officials were also present in the function.

Ministry of Railways permits Downloaded e-Aadhar Card as prescribed proof of identity for Rail Travel Purpose


Ministry of Railways has decided to incorporate downloaded Aadhaar (e-Aadhaar) also as prescribed proof of identity at par with printed Aadhaar Card during travel.

With this the complete list now of prescribed proofs of identity which are valid for undertaking journey in any reserved class on Indian Railways is given below:

Ministry of Railways - Clarification by Ministry of Railways regarding Media News about New changes from 1st July, 2017

The News in circulation about new changes by Railways from 1st July, 2017 is incorrect.
It has been noticed that a news item is in circulation in various social media platforms, WhatsAPP Groups, and some websites which mentions that Indian Railways is introducing several changes and new facilities with effect from 1st July, 2017. This news is totally incorrect and baseless. A section of media has also published this news without verifying it from the authorized sources of the Indian Railway system. This has created a lot of confusion in the minds of the rail users. In this context, Ministry of Railways would like to clarify following : -

Jun 29, 2017

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WESTERN RAILWAY TO ATTACH EXTRA COACH IN BANDRA (T)- JABALPUR EXPRESS o­n TEMPORARY BASIS

For the convenience of the passengers and to clear the rush, Western Railway has decided to augment o­ne extra AC III Tier coach in Train No 01705/01706 Bandra (T)-Jabalpur Express from 29/6/17 to 27/7/17 Ex Jabalpur and 30/6/17 to 28/7/17 Ex Bandra (T).

General Manager, SCR takes stock on Rajdhani Express Incident related to quality of Food

An incident of Passengers of Hazarat Nizamuddin-Bengaluru Rajdhani Express stopping the train at Secunderabad Railway Station for some time seeking better quality of Food served in train, occurred o­n Sunday i.e. 25th June 2017.

36 Weekly Special Trains between Yesvantpur – Visakhapatnam and Yesvantpur – Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra

In order to clear extra rush of passengers, 36 weekly tatkal and Suvidha express special trains between Yesvantpur - Visakhapatnamand Yesvantpur – Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katrawill be run as detailed below:-
1.Train No.06579/06580 Yesvantpur – Visakhapatnam – Yesvantpur Weekly Tatkal Express Special (08 Services):
Train No. 06579 Yesvantpur - Visakhapatnam Weekly Tatkal special train will depart Yesvantpur at 18:35 hrs o­n 7th, 14th, 21st and 28th July, 2017 (Fridays) and arrive Visakhapatnam at 14:35 hrs o­n the next day.

Ministry of Railways strengthens coordination mechanism with State Government for faster execution of Railway Projects

To expedite the Railway Projects and to improve coordination with State Government for faster execution, Ministry of Railways is working on a system of Nodal/Coordinating Officers of both Railways and the respective State Governments. On the request of Ministry of Railways, majority of the States have nominated their representatives to sort out different issues of mutual coordination and to monitor progress of Railway Projects in their respective State. 

Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu Lays the Foundation Stone for Final Location Survey of Bilaspur-Manali-Leh New Broad Gauge Line Today

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Jun 26, 2017

CBI ARRESTS A SENIOR SECTION ENGINEER(WORKS) OF WESTERN RAILWAY FOR ACCETING A BRIBE OF RS.50,000/

The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested a Senior Section Engineer(Works), Western Railway, Valsad (Gujarat) for demanding & accepting a bribe of Rs.50,000/- from the complainant.

A case was registered on a complaint against Senior Section Engineer (Works), Western Railway, Valsad on the allegations of demanding a bribe for clearing the bills of Rs.12 lakh(approx) related to

Jun 25, 2017

Mega Fortress & Magisterial Checks Conducted against Ticketless Travel

Hyderabad Division of SCR conducted a Mega Fortress Check and Magisterial Check o­n 23rd June, 2017 to curb Ticketless Travel and other offences. The Checks were carried out o­n advice of Chief Commercial Manager, C&PS, South Central Railway. The Mega Fortress checks & Magisterial Check, was conducted under the overall supervision of Shri  B.D. Christopher, Senior Divisional Commercial Manager & Senior Divisional Security Commissioner, Hyderabad Division.

Kacheguda-Guntakal Passenger Train Rescheduled due to Traffic Block from 27th June to 20th October 2017

On account of Traffic block for Track Maintenance Works between Devarkadra and Kaukuntla Stations o­n Kacheguda - Guntakal section, Train No.57425 Kacheguda - Guntakal Passenger Train is rescheduled from27th June to 20th October, 2017 as detailed below:-

Weekly AC Superfast Special Trains between Pune and Hazrat Nizamuddin. Bookings for 04417 on special charges



Railways will run weekly AC superfast special trains between Pune and Hazrat Nizamuddin upto 13.7.2017 to clear the extra rush of passengers. The details of extended trips are as under:

04417 weekly AC superfast special will leave Pune at 0515 hrs o­n 6.7.2017 & 13.7.2017 and arrive Hazrat Nizamuddin at 0535 hrs next day.

04418 weekly AC superfast special will leave Hazrat Nizamuddin at 2135 hrs o­n 4.7.2017 & 11.7.2017 and arrive Pune at 2125 hrs next day.

Extension of AC Superfast Weekly Special Trains Between Pune and Santragachi - Bookings open on 27.6.2017


Railways have decided to extend the run of Air-conditioned Superfast weekly special trains o­n special charges between Pune and Santragachi till 28.8.2017 to clear the extra rush of passengers. The details are as under:



02821 AC Superfast weekly special will leave Pune at 10.30 hrs o­n every Monday from 3.7.2017 to 28.8.2017 (9 trips) and arrive Santragachi at 18.15 hrs next day.

EXTENSION OF SPECIAL TRAINS BETWEEN PUNE AND JABALPUR


Railway has decided to extend further the run of special trains between PUNE - JABALPUR to clear the extra rush of passengers. The details are as under:-



01655/01656 Pune – Jabalpur – Pune specials (8)



01655 Special will leave Pune at 10.45 hrs o­n every Tuesday from 4.7.2017 to 25.7.2017 (4 trips) and arrive Jabalpur at 06.15 hrs next day.

26 special trains to Vizag

South Central Railway (SCR) has announced running of 26 special trains to Visakhapatnam as per the following schedule:

Train No.08501 Visakhapatnam-Secunderabad Weekly Special Train will depart Visakhapatnam at 23:00 hrs on July 4, 11, 18, 25, and August 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 and September 5, 12, 19 and 26 (Tuesdays) and arrive Secunderabad at 12:00 hrs on the next day.

In the return direction, Train No. 08502 Secunderabad-Visakhapatnam weekly specials will depart Secunderabad at 16:30 hrs on July 5, 12, 19, 26, August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, and September 6, 13, 20 and 27 (Wednesdays) and arrive Visakhapatnam at 04:50 hrs on the next day.
Source - The Hindu

360 held for travelling ticketless

As many as 360 persons were apprehended during a major drive undertaken by the Hyderabad Division of the South Central Railway on Friday to curb ticketless travel and other travel-related offences.

Giving details, an SCR release on the Mega Fortress Check and Magisterial Check said 284 of the persons were travelling without tickets, while 76 cases of un-booked luggage were detected.

Nearly Rs. 1.05 lakh was realised as penalty during the checks, which were carried out under the overall supervision of B.D. Christopher, Senior Divisional Commercial Manager and M.S. Sunil, Senior Divisional Security Commissioner, Hyderabad Division.

Id festivities turn sour for victim’s family

With just a day to go for Id-ul-Fitr, Hasib should have been preparing to adorn the family dinner table with a sumptuous spread of kebabs , biryani and desserts.

But sitting on a bed in a poorly-lit room in Khandawali village of Faridabad on Saturday, festivities to mark the end of Ramzan are the farthest on Hasib’s mind.

“How are we going to celebrate Id now? All festivities have turned into mourning for us,” said Shahbuddin, Hasib’s fellow villager.

Attacked by 15 persons

On Thursday evening, Hasib, his brother Junaid and two of their friends were mercilessly attacked by a mob of about 15 persons on a local train after a dispute broke out over a seat.

32 करोड़ से संवरेगा रेलवे यार्ड

मार्च 2018 से यात्रियों को हाईटेक सुविधाएं मिलने लगेंगी, इसके लिए पूर्वोत्तर रेलवे ने गोंडा रेलवे यार्ड को संवारने के लिए 32 करोड़ रुपये का बजट आवंटित कर दिया है। यह जानकारी शनिवार को गोंडा रेलवे स्टेशन का निरीक्षण करने आए पूर्वोत्तर रेलवे के महाप्रबंधक सत्यप्रकाश त्रिवेदी ने दी। 

जीएम त्रिवेदी शनिवार की दोपहर एक बजे कटरा, नवाबगंज रेलवे स्टेशनों का जायजा लेने के बाद गोंडा पहुंचे जहां उन्होंने रेलवे स्टेशन के प्लेटफार्म नंबर एक का निरीक्षण किया। इस दौरान उन्होंने पूछताछ कार्यालय में उपस्थित यात्रियों से सुविधाओं की नब्ज टटोली। पूछा कि ट्रेनों के आवागमन सहित अन्य जानकारियां मिल रही हैं, जिस पर यात्री युवराज सिंह का कहना था कि कोई कुछ नहीं बताता है। यह सुनते ही जीएम का पारा चढ़ गया, उन्होंने मंडल रेल प्रबंधक आलोक सिंह को सभी की कार्यशैली सुधारने की जरूरत है। इन सबको प्रशिक्षण देने के लिए गोरखपुर भेजा जाए। सफाई व्यवस्था पर सवाल उठाते हुए एक यात्री का कहना था कि जब अधिकारी आते हैं, तभी सफाई होती है। इस पर उन्होंने संबंधित अधिकारियों को फटकार लगाते हुए सुधर जाने की चेतावनी दी। प्लेटफार्म पर निर्माणाधीन स्वाचलित सीढ़ी, लिफ्ट का अधूरा कार्य को शीघू पूरा करने का आदेश दिया। यात्रियों की शिकायतों से झल्लाए जीएम ने कहा कि मार्च से सब कुछ बदल जाएगा। जो अधिकारी, कर्मचारी कार्यशैली नहीं बदलेगे, वे ट्रेनिंग के लिए भेजे जाएंगे। साथ ही स्टेशन पर सुविधाएं बढ़ाने के लिए 32 करोड़ रुपये स्वीकृत किए गए हैं जिससे रेलवे यार्ड वाशिंग पिट लाइन, तीन नए प्लेटफार्म, ओआरएच डिपो, स्वचालित सीढ़ी, प्लेटफार्म नंबर तीन का सुंदरीकरण, प्लेटफार्म नंबर एक व दो का नया एप्रेन, जल निकासी की सुविधा चुस्त दुरुस्त की जाएगी। ये सभी कार्य मार्च तक पूरा कर लिए जाएंगे। इसके बाद उन्होंने रेलवे डीजल शेड का निरीक्षण किया जहां पिट लाइन को साफ सुथरा रखने का निर्देश दिया। इस दौरान पूर्वोत्तर रेलवे श्रमिक संघ के भगवंत गुप्ता की अगुवाई में 16 सूत्रीय मांगपत्र तथा क्षेत्रीय परामर्श दात्री सदस्य पंकज कुमार श्रीवास्तव ने 11 सूत्रीय मांगपत्र सौंपा।

जब जीएम से न्याय मांगने पहुंची महिला

पूर्वोत्तर रेलवे के जीएम एसपी त्रिवेदी जिस समय यात्री सुविधाओं की नब्ज टटोल रहे थे, उसी समय एक महिला स्टेशन पर कार्यरत एक कर्मचारी की शिकायत लेकर पहुंच गई। रोते हुए उसने आपबीती बताई और न्याय की गोहार लगाते हुए कार्रवाई की मांग की। इस पर जीएम ने डीआरएम को कार्रवाई के निर्देश दिए।
Source - Amar Ujala

Jun 24, 2017

RBE 61/2017 - Filling up 50% of DR Quota vacancies through General Departmental Competitive Examination (GDCE)

Measure to improve safety on Indian Railways – Date extended to 31.12.2017

Sub:- Measures to improve safety on Indian Railways.
Ref:- Board’s letters of even no. 30.01.2017 and 22.03.2017
Please refer to Railway Board’s letters of even No. dated 30.01.2017 and 22.03.2017. The date mentioned in para 5 of the letter dated 30.01.2017 should be read as 31st December 2017 instead of 30th June, 2017

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Jun 23, 2017

Regular Run of Tirupati - Jammu Tawi - Tirupati Humsafar Express Commencing with Revised Stoppages

Train No. 22705 Tirupati – Jammu Tawi Superfast Humsafar Express on regular run

With effect from 27th June, 2017 (Tuesdays) will depart Tirupati at 17:15 hrs; arrive/depart Secunderabad at 06.55/07.20 hrs next day (i.e., Wednesdays) and arrive Jammu Tawi at 21.10 hrs o­n Thursdays.

18 Special Trains between H.S.Nanded and Ajni

In order to clear extra rush of passengers, 18 special trains will be run between H.S. Nanded and Ajni as detailed below:-

Accordingly, Train No. 07629 H.S.Nanded - Ajni Special train will depart H.S.Nanded at 20:30 hrs o­n 3rd, 10th, 17th , 24th, 31st July, 7th, 14th, 21st and 28th August, 2017 (Mondays) and arrive Ajni at 05:25 hrs o­n the next day.

TODAY’S GITANJALI EXPRESS AND COROMANDAL EXPRESS RESCHEDULED

The following SER trains have been rescheduled due to late running of link rakes:
·12860 Howrah–Mumbai CST Gitanjali Express has been rescheduled to leave Howrah at 15.50 hrs. instead of 13:50 hrs. today (22/06/2017).

SER TO RUN EIGHT PAIRS OF SPECIAL TRAINS BETWEEN TATANAGAR-VISAKHAPATNAM AND THIRTEEN PAIRS OF SPECIAL TRAINS BETWEEN TATANAGAR-KACHEGUDA

To clear the extra rush of passengers, it has been decided to run eight pairs of Special trains between Tatanagar-Visakhapatnam-Tatanagar during the period from 07.07.17 to 26.08.17 and thirteen Pairs of Special trains between Tatanagar-Kacheguda-Tatanagar during the period from 03.07.17 to 26.09.17.

08189/08190 Tatanagar-Visakhapatnam-Tatanagar Weekly Special (08 Pairs):

SER TO RUN NINE PAIRS OF WEEKLY SUPERFAST SPECIAL TRAINS BETWEEN SANTRAGACHI AND PURI

To clear the extra rush of passengers, it has been decided to run nine pairs of Special trains between Santragachi-Puri-Santragachi during the period from 06.07.17 to 01.09.17.

South Western Railway celebrates International Day of Yoga

As part of 3rd International Day of Yoga, South Western Railway Head Quarters conducted Yoga and Pranayam Session for Railway Officers and staff at Chalukya Railway Institute, Gadag Road, Hubballi from 09:00 hrs. to 10:00 hrs. on 21st June, 2017. Shri P.A. Lamghare, Additional General Manager was the chief guest.

SHRI PRADEEP KUMAR, MEMBER STAFF OF RAILWAY BOARD CONDUCTS REVIEW MEETING

Shri Pradeep Kumar, Member Staff, Railway Board, New Delhi visited South Western Railway on22.06.17. He inaugurated 19th Hole-Renovated Golf Lounge at Rail Golf Club, Golf Links Railway Officers Colony, Hubballi.He inaugurated 36 Unit of Type-II Railway Quarters for Railway Staff at New Vinoba Nagar, Gadag Road, Hubballi. He inspected Simulator at Diesel Loco Shed, Hubballi.Simulator is a tool designed for giving virtual experience of driving ofrail engine.He also inspected Hubballi Railway station and inaugurated Digital Audiometry at Central Railway Hospital, Hubballi. He conducted Review Meeting with Railway Officers at Rail Soudha, Hubballi

Special fare special train from Kochuveli to Hyderabad

Train No.07116 Kochuveli – Hyderabad special fare special train will leave Kochuveli at 20.15 hrs. o­n 03rd & 10th July, 2017 (Mondays) and reach Hyderabad at 03.30 hrs. o­n Wednesdays.

Composition:Sleeper Class – 16 & Luggage-cum-brake van – 2 coaches.

CHANGES IN PATTERN OF TRAIN SERVICES

Due to Line Block / Power Block to facilitate engineering works between Villivakkam – Ambattur railway stations in Chennai – Arakkonam section, changes will be made in the pattern of train services as detailed below on 24th & 25thJune, 2017 and 01st & 02nd July, 2017 (Saturdays and Sundays).


A.Cancellation / Rescheduling of suburban trains 24.06.2017 & 01.07.2017 (Saturdays):



1.Train No.43253 MMC – Thiruvallur EMU local, scheduled to leave MMC at 23.10 hrs., will be cancelled.

UNION RAILWAY MINISTER TO DEDICATE / INAUGURATE ELEVEN PROJECTS AND PASSENGER AMENITIES OVER TAMIL NADU

Thiru Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu, Hon’ble Union Minister of Railways will visit Chennai Central Railway Station on 24thJune, 2017.During a function to be held at Chennai Central Railway Station at 14.30 hrs. o­n that day, the Union Minister of Railways will Dedicate / Inaugurate a number of Projects and Passenger Amenities in Chennai, Tiruchchirappalli and Madurai Divisions.Thiru Pon Radhakrishnan, Hon’ble Union Minister of State for Road Transport & Highways and Shipping, Thiru D. Jayakumar, Hon’ble Minister for Fisheries, Finance, Personnel and Administrative Reforms, Govt. of Tamil Nadu and Hon’ble Members of Parliament and Hon’ble Members of Legislative Assembly of the area will grace the occasion by their presence.

Railways to extend the running of Superfast AC Special Weekly Train between Rajkot-Santragachi till 30th July 2017

For the convenience of passengers and to clear extra rush, Railways has decided to extend the trips of  Superfast AC Summer Special Train with special charges between Rajkot-Santragachi-Rajkot.
Train No 02833/02834 Rajkot-Santragachi AC Superfast Special Weekly Train (08 services)
Train no. 02833 Rajkot-Santragachi  AC Superfast  Weekly Special Train will depart from Rajkot every Sunday at 22.20 hrs and reach Santragachi o­n Tuesday at 16.35 hrs till 28th July 2017.

Minister of Railways reviewed the position with Railway Board officials about Tree Plantation on Railway land

Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhu today reviewed the position with Railway Board officials about Tree Plantation on Railway land in conjunction with State Governments in the jurisdiction of the Zonal Railways.
Shri Suresh Prabhu has directed that state-wise list to be prepared pertaining to tree plantation on Railway land by State Government agencies. He has also directed to seek assistance from units of Territorial Army for the purpose of tree plantation. Vice-Chancellors of Universities may also be approached for assistance, he suggested.

Minister of Railways reviewed the status of internal audit system on Indian Railways

Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu reviewed the status of internal control systems and internal audit on Indian Railways. The meeting was attended by Financial Commissioner (Railways) B.N.Mohapatra, Advisor Vigilance, Advisor Finance and other officials. 

Shri Suresh Prabhu stressed on the need to put in place effective internal control systems and internal audit which should be capable of detecting non-compliance of laid down procedures, system failures, etc. 

Railway Minister reviews the alternative arrangements in view of closure of Dhanbad-Chandrapura Rail line


Existing Gomoh flyover work to be expanded with two additional Rail connections and implemented expeditiously
Railway PSU RITES to undertake survey for diversion of track of affected portions
Possibility of running some more passenger carrying trains to be explored
 Railway Administration constantly monitoring the situation

        Ministry of Railways is constantly working on putting in place  alternative arrangements in the wake of closure of Dhanbad-Chandrapura Railway line due to Jharia Coal Field Fire. Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu today again reviewed the alternative arrangements in a high level meeting attended by Railway board members. The participants at the meeting included

Railways continues its emphasis on improvement in Railways infrastructure in the North-eastern region

Ministry of Railways has been laying great emphasis on improvement in Railway infrastructure in the North-eastern region.
North Eastern Region is served by Northeast Frontier Railway consisting of 8 states i.e. Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Meghalaya and Sikkim.

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Extension of age limit of retired Railway Doctors as Contact Medical Practitioners upto the age of 70 years-reg

No. 11/13 (B)
Dated: 20.06.2017
The Director General (Personnel),
Railway Board,
New Delhi
The Director General (RHS),Railway Board,
New Delhi
Dear Sir,
Sub: Extension of age limit of retired Railway Doctors as Contact Medical Practitioners upto the age of 70 years-reg.
Ref:  NFIR’s letter No. 11/13 (B) dated 10/05/2016, 23/05/2016, 22/08/2016, 25/11/201614/02/2017 & 10/04/2017.

Two days set aside for Borders Railway compensation claim

Two days have been set aside for legal debate of a compensation claim over construction of the Borders Railway.

Scottish Borders Council has launched the £1.6m action against Network Rail over the alleged damage to roads, bridges and walls.

After a hearing at Selkirk Sheriff Court, debate was fixed for later this year on 26 and 27 September.

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GST Effect: AC, First Class Train Fares To Go Up Marginally

Though major transactions of the railways have been computerised, a few are still done off-line.

NEW DELHI: With the Goods and Services Tax (GST) coming into effect from July 1, train passengers will have to pay a bit more to travel AC and first class.

Service tax on ticket charges is set to hike from 4.5 per cent to 5 per cent after the GST implementation.

Service tax is levied only on AC and first class travel fares in the Railways. So if a ticket costs Rs. 2000, then a passenger will have to shell out Rs. 2010 from the next month, said a senior railway ministry official.

Mumbai: New railway signalling system won't come before 2022

Sources said this signalling system is likely to be part of the CST-Panvel elevated line on which 19 AC trains of 12 coaches each will operate. 

Looks like the Railways' plans to introduce the Communications-based Train Control (CBTC) system in local trains will be pushed further into the future, as it will now be implemented only in the Mumbai Urban Transport Project (MUTP-III), which is slated for completion by 2022.

Railways takes heritage track

AHMEDABAD: To collaborate and encourage research to conserve, preserve, and manage the heritage of Indian Railways, the Centre for Heritage Management (CHM) recently inked a memorandum of understanding with the Indian Railways Institute of Civil Engineering (IRICEN). As part of the agreement, the two institutes will engage in a series of activities for capacity-building of railway personnel by integrating the heritage perspective in their training and work practices.

The collaboration will help incorporate heritage management in the curriculum of IRICEN and create awareness about railway heritage. The MoU will also facilitate research on heritage-related themes with the Indian Railways. "The CHM will consider pursuing heritage-related research that will help in achieving the objective of conservation, preservation, and management of Indian Railways heritage," said Devanath Tirupati, the CHM in-charge.

CSD Unit Run Canteens : 50% Exemption of GST to CSD Items

Integrated HQ Min of Def(Army)
Quartermaster Generals’ Branch
Canteen Services Directorate
Wing-III, West Block-3, R.K.Puram,
New Delhi-110066


95350/Q/DDGCS/Advisory/10-2017
16 Jun 2017


HQ Southern Command (OL), HQ Eastern Command (OL)
HQ Western Command (OL), HQ Central Command (OL)
HQ Northern Command (OL), HQ South Western Command (OL)
HQ IDS, HQ SFC, HQ ARTRAC (OL), HQ A & N Command
Naval HQ(D/Accts), HQ Coast Guard (AD)
Air HQ (D/Accts), HQ DG HCC(Lgs),HQ DGBr (Q),
HQ DG Assam Rifles, DGQA, DRDO, OFB


ADVISORY 10/ 2017: IMPLEMENTATION OF GST AT URCs


1. The Govt has declared 50% exemption of GST to CSD (copy of relevant extract at as Annx).


2. URCs sales to end customers are exempted levy of GST. As a consequence, URCs are exempted from registration for GST and filing of monthly returns etc.

Railways to woo builders for redeveloping stations

The six railway stations in question are: Mumbai Central, Kurla (Lokmanya Tilak Terminus), CST, Thane, Bandra and Andheri.

Suresh Prabhu has directed officials to go all out and ensure complete participation of builders in redevelopment of suburban railway stations.

Mumbai: Union minister of railways Suresh Prabhu has directed railway officials to go all out to contact builders to ensure their participation in the proposed scheme to redevelop six suburban railway stations in view of the fact that the tender floated by the ministry had failed to attract much interest thus far. To this effect, Prabhu on Wednesday held a series of meetings with central and western railway authorities and Mumbai Rail Vikas Corporation (MRVC).

Rajdhani, Shatabdi trains set for revamp under Operation Swarn: Railways



Modified trains will also have improved coach interiors, better furnishing and new comfortable seats

Rajdhani and Shatabdi Express were started to move people who could afford to pay more for a somewhat luxurious travel.

But after years of service, the trains have lost their sheen. The service has deteriorated, the cleanliness is missing, quality of food has suffered.

After years of complaints by the travelling public, the premium trains are now set for a makeover. The Railway Ministry is to launch "Operation Swarn" to improve services in Rajdhani and Shatabdi Express trains.

Railway to focus on Rajasthan: railway sector stocks to benefit

In order to accelerate growth in the State of Rajasthan, Centre is focussing on the development of infrastructures and railway facilities.

In order to accelerate growth in the State of Rajasthan, Centre is focussing on the development of infrastructures and railway facilities, said Union Railway Minister, Suresh Prabhu in an interaction with a business daily.

The State of Rajasthan is placed on the priority list of the Centre with an increased budget allocation, added the Railway Minister. From 2009 to 2014, annually Rs 682 crore were invested by the Centre in the state which was increased to Rs 1,960 crore in the last two years.

Yoga must for railway staff: circular

On the third International Yoga Day, the Railway Board sent a circular to zonal railway offices requesting all staff including motormen and guards to practise yoga.

Wednesday marked the conclusion of a 21-day yoga workshop that was started by Central Railway officials on June 1. All senior railway officials, officers and staff participated in activities organised on yoga day.

Jun 21, 2017

26 Special Trains between Kacheguda and Tatanagar

In order to clear extra rush of passenger traffic, South Central Railway will run 26 special trains between Kacheguda -Tatanagar as detailed below. Train No. 07438/07439 Kacheguda-Tatanagar-Kacheguda Special Trains (26 services) : Train No. 07438 Kacheguda – Tatanagar Special train will depart Kacheguda at 13:00 hrs o¬n 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st July; 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th August; 4th, 11th, 18th and 25th September, 2017 (Mondays) and arrive Tatanagar at 19:45 hrs o­n the next day. In the return direction, Train No.07439 Tatanagar – Kacheguda Special train will depart Tatanagar

Diversion of Secunderabad-Danapur Express on 28th June, 2017

In view of Non-Interlocking working at Nigatpur Station of North Eastern Railway, the following train will be diverted as per the following details.

Diversion of Train:

Train No. 12791 Secunderabad-Danapur Superfast Express scheduled to depart Secunderabad o­n 28th June, 2017 is diverted to run via Prayag, Bhadohi, Varanasi instead of its existing route via Allahabad City, Manduadih stations.

(M. Umashankar Kumar)
Chief Public Relations Officer
Source - scr.indian railways

Kochi Metro’s first day collection touches Rs 20 lakh, footfall hits 60,000

A total of Rs 20,42,740 ticket revenue was recorded as of 7PM.The number of passengers travelled till then is Rs 62,320.

Kochi Metro is the first metro service in the country to use solar power to meet a quarter of its electricity requirement. One in every 23 stations will have solar panels, which will generate 2.3 megawatts.

As the long-awaited Kochi Metro kicked off on Monday, it’s first-day ticket revenue collection touched nearly Rs 20 lakh with more than 60,000 passengers boarding the train. A total of Rs 20,42,740 ticket revenue was recorded as of 7 pm and the number of passengers travelled till that time was Rs 62,320, reported iemalayalam.com.

Kenyan held with drugs worth Rs six crore

Ahmedabad, Jun 21 (PTI)The Narcotics Control Bureau today arrested a Kenyan from a Garib Rath train coach near here for allegedly possessing cocaine and amphetamine worth around Rs six crore in the international market.

Acting on a tip off, the NCB sleuths along with some RPF personnel searched some of the coaches of the Delhi-Mumbai Garib Rath train at Kalupur Railway Station here and nabbed John William Best, 33, said NCB Zonal Director Hari Om Gandhi.

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Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu, Hon’ble Minister for Railways and Shri N. Chandrababu Naidu, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh to launch various Rail Infra Developmental Works at Vijayawada Railway Station

Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu, Hon’ble Minister for Railways and
Shri N. Chandrababu Naidu, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh will launch various rail infra developmental works at Tummalapalli Kalakshetram, Vijayawada at 12:30 hrs o­n 15thJune, 2017. Hon’ble Minister for Railways and Hon’ble Chief Minister will:-
1.Flagging off of Train No. 20890 Vijayawada – Howrah Humsafar Weekly Express.

Introduction of New Trains Vijayawada-Howrah-Vijayawada Humsafar Superfast Express (Weekly); Tirupati-JammuTawi-Tirupati Superfast Express (Weekly) & Kadapa-Pendlimarri-Kadapa DEMU

Ministry of Railways has approved for introduction of new trains Vijayawada - Howrah-Vijayawada Humsafar Superfast Express (Weekly); Tirupati – JammuTawi - Tirupati Superfast Express (Weekly) & Kadapa – Pendlimarri - Kadapa DEMU with effect from 15th June, 2017. Shri N. Chandrababu Naidu, Hon’ble Chief Minister, Andhra Pradesh; Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu, Hon’ble Minister for Railways and several other public representatives will flag off the new Train services at a function to be held at Vijayawada and simultaneously at Tirupati & Kadapa stations (via Video Remote Link).
I.Vijayawada – Howrah Superfast Humsafar Express:-
The Inaugural Service:-
Train No. 00890 Vijayawada – Howrah Superfast Humsafar Express will depart Vijayawada at 12:30 hrs o­n 15thJune, 2017 and arrive Howrah at 08.15 hrs the next day.
This Inaugural Special train will arrive / depart Rajahmundry at 15.00 /15.02 hrs; Visakhapatnam at 18.45/19.05 hrs; Vizianagram at 20.05/20.10 hrs; Bhubaneswar at 01.40/01.45 hrs; Cuttack at 02.15/02.20 hrs and Kharagpur at 06.20/06.25 hrs. This train consists of 19 coaches viz., sixteen AC III Tier Coaches, o­ne Pantry Car and two Generator Power Car Coaches.
Regular Service of Train No. 20890 / 20889 Vijayawada-Howrah-Vijayawada Superfast Humsafar Express (Weekly):-
Accordingly, Train No. 20890 Vijayawada – Howrah Superfast Humsafar Express will depart Vijayawada at 23:05 hrs o­n Sundays and arrive Howrah at 18.30 hrs the next day i.e., Mondays. Ex. Vijayawada (W.e.f) 18th June, 2017 (Sunday).
In the opposite direction, Train No. 20889 Howrah – Vijayawada Superfast Humsafar Express will depart Howrah at 12.40 hrs o­n Saturdays and arrive Vijayawada at 07.45 hrs the next day i.e., Sundays. Ex. Howrah (W.e.f) 17thJune, 2017 (Satruday).
Enroute these trains will stop at Rajahmundry, Visakhapatnam, Vizianagram, Bhubaneswar, Cuttack and Kharagpur. This train consists of Ninteen coaches viz., Sixteen AC III Tier Coaches, o­ne Pantry Car and Two Generator Power Car Coaches.

II.Tirupati – Jammu Tawi Superfast Humsafar Express:-
The Inaugural Service:-
Train No. 02705 Tirupati – Jammu Tawi Superfast Humsafar Express will depart Tirupati at 12:30 hrs o­n 15thJune, 2017; arrive/depart Secunderabad at 02.30/02.45 hrs (early hours o­n next day) and arrive Jammu Tawi at 15.40 hrs Second day.
This Inaugural Special train will also stop at Guntakal, Adoni, Raichur, Lingampalli, Kazipet, Balharshah, Sewagram, Nagpur, Habibganj, Jhansi, Delhi Safdarjung, Panipat, Ambala Cantt, Rajpura, Sirhind, Khanna, Ludhiana and Jalandhar Cant Stations. This train consists of Ninteen coaches viz., Sixteen AC III Tier Coaches, o­ne Pantry Car and Two Generator Power Car Coaches.
Regular Service of Train No. 22705 / 22706 Tirupati - Jammu Tawi - Tirupati Superfast Humsafar Express (Weekly):-
Accordingly, Train No. 22705 Tirupati – Jammu Tawi Superfast Humsafar Express will depart Tirupati at 17:15 hrs o­n Tuesdays; arrive/depart Secunderabad at 06.55/07.20 hrs next day (i.e., Wednesdays) and arrive Jammu Tawi at 21.10 hrs o­n Thursdays. Ex. Tirupati (W.e.f)
27th June, 2017 (Tuesday).
In the return direction, Train No. 22706 Jammu Tawi – Tirupati Superfast Humsafar Express will depart Jammu Tawi at 05.30 hrs o­n Fridays; arrive/depart at 22.45/23.00 hrs next day (i.e., Saturdays) and arrive Tirupati at 11.25 hrs o­n Sundays. Ex. Jammu Tawi (W.e.f) 30th June, 2017 (Saturday).
Enroute these trains will also stop at Guntakal, Adoni, Raichur, Lingampalli, Kazipet, Balharshah, Sewagram, Nagpur, Habibganj, Jhansi, Delhi Safdarjung, Panipat, Ambala Cantt, Rajpura,
Sirhind, Khanna, Ludhiana and Jalandhar Cant Stations in both the directions.
This train consists of sixteen AC III Tier Coaches, o­ne Pantry Car and two Generator Power Car Coaches.
III.Kadapa – Pendlimarri - Kadapa DEMU Train:-
The Inaugural Service:-
Train No. 07405 Kadapa – Pendlimarri DEMU will depart Kadapa at 12:30 hrs o­n
15th June, 2017 and arrive Pendlimarri at 13.30 hrs o­n the same day.
In the return direction Train No. 07406 Pendlimarri – Kadapa DEMU will depart Pendlimarri at 13.45 hrs and arrive Kadapa at 14.40 hrs o­n the same day.
This Inaugural Special train will stop at Pabbapuram and Ganganapalle Stations. This DEMU train consists of Eight coaches viz., Six Second Seating and Two Power Car Coaches.
Regular Service of Train No. 77405 / 77406 Kadapa – Pendlimarri - Kadapa DEMU (Six Days a Week expect Sunday):-
Accordingly, Train No. 77405 Kadapa – Pendlimarri DEMU will depart Kadapa at 09:55 hrs (w.e.f) 16th June, 2017 and arrive Pendlimarri at 10.45 hrs o­n the same day.
In the return direction, Train No. 77406 Pendlimarri – Kadapa DEMU will depart Pendlimarri at 10.55 hrs (w.e.f) 16thJune, 2017 and arrive Kadapa at 11.40 hrs o­n the same day.
This DEMU trains will stop at Pabbapuram and Ganganapalle Stations in both the directions. This DEMU train consists of Eight coaches viz., Six Second Seating and Two Power Car Coaches.

Provision of Stoppage to Vijayawada-Secunderabad-Vijayawada Intercity Express at Mangalagiri Railway Station

With the view to facilitate the passengers, Ministry of Railway has approved additional stoppage for Train No.12795/12796 Vijayawada-Secunderabad-Vijayawada Intercity Express at Mangalagiri Railway Station o­n experimental basis for 6 months with effect from 16th June, 2017, as detailed below:-

26 Special Trains between Secunderabad and Raxaul via Allahabad, Varanasi, Patna

In order to clear extra rush of passengers, South Central Railway will run 26 Special Trains between Secunderabad and Raxaul as detailed below:-
Accordingly, Train No. 07091 Secunderabad - Raxaul Special train will depart Secunderabad at 21:40 hrs o­n 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th July, 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29thAugust, 5th, 12th, 19th & 26th September, 2017 (Tuesday) and arrive Raxaul at 18:15 hrs o­n Thursday.

Shri N. Chandrababu Naidu, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh and Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu, Hon’ble Minister for Railways launches Several Rail Infra Works and Flags off three New Trains



Heralding a new era in the development of rail infra structure in Andhra Pradesh to better passenger comforts, Shri N. Chandrababu Naidu, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh and Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu, Hon’ble Minister for Railways launched various rail infra developmental works today i.e. 15th June, 2017 at Tummalapalli Kalakshetram, Vijayawada. Simultaneously functions were also held at Tirupati, Guntakal, Kadapa o­n South Central Railway and Visakhapatnam o­n East Coast Railway involving public representatives and dignitaries. Shri M.Venkaiah Naidu, Hon’ble Minister for Urban Development, Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation and Information & Broadcasting, Govt. of India; Shri P.Ashok Gajapathi Raju, Hon’ble Minister for Civil Aviation, Govt.of India; Shri Kamineni Srinivas, Hon’ble Minister for Health and Medical Education, Govt. of AP; Shri Kollu Ravindra, Hon’ble Minister for Law & Justice, Skill Development, Youth, Sports, Unemployment Benefits, NRI Empowerment and Relations, Govt. of AP; Smt. Gadde Anuradha, Hon’ble Chairperson, Zilla Parishad, Krishna District; Shri Devineni Uma Maheswara Rao, Hon’ble Minister for Water Resources Management and Anantapur District In-charge Minister, Govt.of AP; Smt. Paritala Sunithamma, Hon’ble Minister for SERP, Women Empowerment, Child Welfare, Disabled and Senior Citizens Welfare, Govt.of AP; Shri Kesineni Srinivas, Hon’ble MP; Shri Gokaraju Gangaraju, Hob’ble MP and Shri Khambampati Haribabu, Hon’ble MP amongst the dignitaries present o­n the occasion.
The works which were launched are:–
·Dedication of 3-Phase Electric Locomotive Simulator at Electric Traction Training Centre, Vijayawada to the Nation.
·Commissioning of 2.5 Ton Capacity Mechanized Laundry at Tirupati (via Remote Video Link).
·Dedication of Doubling and Electrification of Guntakal-Wadi Section to the Nation (via Remote Video Link).
·Laying of Foundation Stone for Doubling of Gooty – Dharmavaram Section (via Remote Video Link).
·Laying of Foundation Stone for Augmentation of Diesel Loco Shed, Visakhapatnam (via Remote Video Link).
·Laying of Foundation Stone for Wagon POH Workshop at Vadlapudi near Visakhapatnam (via Remote Video Link).
·Commissioning of Kadapa – Pendlimarri New Railway Line as part of Kadapa – Bengaluru Project (via Remote Video Link).
·Flagging off of Train No. 20890 Vijayawada – Howrah Humsafar Weekly Express.
·Flagging off of Train No. 22705 Tirupati – Jammu Tawi Humsafar Weekly Express (via Remote Video Link).
·Flagging off Kadapa – Pendlimarri DEMU (via Remote Video Link)
Addressing the gathering at all the five locations from Vijayawada o­n the occasion, Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu informed that a fund of Rs.3,75,000 crs are being invested as capital investment o­n Indian Railways. He acknowledged the cooperation extended by the Andhra Pradesh State Government towards developing Railway network in the State. Further, he assured of holistic development of the State by strengthening integrated transport solutions, dedicated freight corridors and port connectivity etc. The Railway Minister announced “Tejas” train facility to the state of AP in the near future. He said that railways allocated 166% more funds than previous year for speeding up projects such as New lines, Doubling, Tripling and Electrification etc. He announced Railway claims tribunal for the state of AP. He also announced new stoppage for Tr.No.12795/12796 Secunderabad-Vijayawada-Secunderabad Intercity Express at Mangalagiri with effect from 16th June, 2017.
Shri N. Chandrababu Naidu, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh complimented South Central Railway for the developmental initiatives o­n a large scale in the state of Andhra Pradesh. He stated that the rail projects in the State have been given due attention and allocated funds for their progress. He announced that State Government is keen o­n floating a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) as part of Joint Venture Project to take up 10 Major projects in rail infra structure development with a view to provide safe and cost effective means of transportation.

Shri M.Venkaiah Naidu, Hon’ble Minister for Urban Development, Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation and Information & Broadcasting stated that transformation is the need of the hour and Indian Railways is o­n the path of reform, perform and transform. He complimented Railway Ministry for the achieving the fastest pace of growth as desired by the Hon’ble Prime Minister.


Earlier, Shri Vinod Kumar Yadav, General Manager, South Central Railway welcomed the dignitaries and the gathering. Shri R.Dhananjayulu, Divisional Railway Manager, Vijayawada Division proposed the vote of thanks.

 

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