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Dussehra and Diwali Special Trains between New Delhi and Lucknow | 2012

Railways will run festival special trains during Dussehra and Diwali. Train numbers 04205/04206 Lucknow-New Delhi-Lucknow tri-weekly Express special will run from Lucknow on September 1 and on September 2 from New Delhi. The train will run for 13 trips till September 30/October 1.

The train will run from Lucknow on Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday and from New Delhi on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. The train number 04205 will run from Lucknow at 10:45pm and reach New Delhi at 8:20am. In the return direction, train number 04206 will run from New Delhi at 11:55pm and reach Lucknow at 9:45am.

The train will have stoppages at Moradabad and Ghaziabad. Continue reading Dussehra and Diwali Special Trains between New Delhi and Lucknow | 2012

Diwali Special Trains | 2012

To clear extra rush of rail passengers during festival season, Railways have decided to run 726 trips of 19 special trains including Eight trips of Weekly Express special train no. 04113/04114 between Allahabad- Udhampur- Allahabad in both directions as per the following programme:-

For more trains scheduled to run specially during Diwali and Puja 2012 , See this post and this one
The 04113 Allahabad- Udhampur Weekly Express festival special train will depart from Allahabad on every Saturday from 06.10.2012 to 24.11.2012 (08 trips) at 03.20 p.m. to reach Udhampur at 03.50 p.m. the next day.

In the return direction, the 04114 Udhampur- Allahabad Weekly Express festival special train will depart from Udhampur on every Sunday from 07.10.2012 to25.11.2012 (08 trips) at 08.50 p.m. to reach Allahabad at 10.50 p.m. the next day. Continue reading Diwali Special Trains | 2012

Railway adds extra AC coaches

Railways will add an AC-3 tier coach in place of a sleeper class coach in three trains. These trains include train numbers 12417/12418 Prayagraj Express, train numbers 11413/11414 Allahabad-Dehradun Link Express and train numbers 14119/14120 Dehradun-Kathgodam Express.

At present, Prayag Raj Express has 24 coaches — one AC-I class, three AC-2 tier, three AC-3 tier, 13 sleeper, two general and two SLR coaches. After addition of an AC-3 coach, the train will comprise of one AC-I class coach, three AC-2 tier, four AC-3 tier, 12 sleeper, two general and two SLR coaches. Continue reading Railway adds extra AC coaches

Festival Special Trains between Lokmanya Tilak Terminus and Howrah

Railways have decided to run 14 Festival special trains between Lokmanya Tilak Terminus and Howrah to clear the extra rush of Passengers. The details are as under –

03062 Special will leave Lokmanya Tilak Terminus at 12.30 hrs o­n every Thursday from 18.10.2012 to 29.11.2012 (7 trips) and will arrive Howrah at 06.00 hrs o­n third day i.e. Saturday.

03061 Special will leave Howrah at 08.20 hrs o­n every Tuesday from 16.10.2012 to 27.11.2012 (7 trips) and will arrive Lokmanya Tilak Terminus at 23.50 hrs next day.
Continue reading Festival Special Trains between Lokmanya Tilak Terminus and Howrah

AUGMENTATION OF TRAINS

In order to clear extra rush of passengers, Railways have decided to augment the train no. 12367/12368 Bhagalpur- Anand Vihar Terminal- Bhagalpur Vikramshila Express & 12355/12356 Rajendra Nagar- Jammu Tawi- Rajendra Nagar Archana Express trains on permanent basis and 12331/12332 Howrah- Jammu Tawi- Howrah Himgiri Express train on temporary basis as per the following programme:

On Permanent Basis

The12367/12368 Bhagalpur- Anand Vihar Terminal- Bhagalpur Vikramshila Express train have been augmented by One additional A.C. 2 Tier coach with immediate effect. The revised composition of the train comprises 23 coaches. The other features like timings, route, stoppages etc. will remain as unchanged.
Continue reading AUGMENTATION OF TRAINS

WR introduces New Ahmedabad-Gorakhpur Weekly Express

Western Railway is going to introduce a new Weekly Express train between Ahmedabad and Gorakhpur from 31st August, 2012.

Train No. 19409 Ahmedabad-Gorakhpur Weekly Express will leave Ahmedabad at 11.35 hrs o­n every Friday from 31st August, 2012 and reach Gorakhpur at 19.55 hrs, the next day. Similarly, in return direction Train No. 19410 Gorakhpur-Ahmedabad Weekly Express will leave Gorakhpur at 04.10 hrs o­n every Sunday from 2nd September, 2012 and reach Ahmedabad at 13.20 hrs, the next day.
Continue reading WR introduces New Ahmedabad-Gorakhpur Weekly Express

IRCTC to launch ‘Rolling Deposit Scheme’ for e-ticket

Seeking to make it easier to book e-tickets, Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has decided to launch a scheme allowing passengers to reserve seats against advance money kept with the corporation.

“We have decided to launch Rolling Deposit Scheme(RDS), a hassle-free e-ticket booking scheme in which the user will be able to book e-tickets against advance money kept with us,” said a senior IRCTC official involved with the scheme.Currently there are about 4.5 lakh train tickets booked daily through IRCTC website.

Under the Rolling Deposit Scheme, a user can deposit money in advance with IRCTC and use it as a payment option amongst the other payment options available on IRCTC website for paying money at the time of booking tickets. Continue reading IRCTC to launch ‘Rolling Deposit Scheme’ for e-ticket

FESTIVAL SPECIAL TRAINS | Diwali Special Trains – 2012

For the convenience and to clear extra rush of rail passengers during festive season, Railways will run Four pairs of Puja Special train Nos. 05101/05102 Chhapra-Delhi Jn.- Chhapra weekly unreservedspecial, 05027/05028 Gorakhpur- Anand Vihar Terminal- Gorakhpur Tri-Weekly special, 03125/03126 Kolkata- Anand Vihar Terminal- Kolkata Weekly Super Fast special and 03113/03114 Sealdah- New Delhi- Sealdah Weekly Rajdhani Puja special trains as per the following programme :

JN.- CHHAPRA WEEKLY UNRESERVED SPECIAL

Continue reading FESTIVAL SPECIAL TRAINS | Diwali Special Trains – 2012

Puja Special Rajdhanis by Eastern Railways from Sealdah

Special Trains between Sainagar Shirdi and Hazrat Nizamuddin

Central Railway has decided to run 18 special trains between Sainagar Shirdi and Hazrat Nizamuddin to clear the extra rush of Passengers during Festival Holidays. The details are as under -

04012 Special will leave Hazrat Nizamuddin at 00.20 hrs o­n every Friday from 5.10.2012 to 30.11.2012 (9 trips) and will reach Sainagar Shirdi at 22.15 hrs same day. 04011 Special will leave Sainagar Shirdi at 10.00 hrs o­n every Saturday from 6.10.2012 to 1.12.2012 (9 trips) and will arrive Hazrat Nizamuddin at 12.55 hrs next day.
Continue reading Special Trains between Sainagar Shirdi and Hazrat Nizamuddin

Festival Special Trains for Ganapati Festival | 2012

Central Railway has decided to run 4 MORE additional special trains between Lokmanya Tilak Terminus – Sawantwadi to clear the extra rush of Passengers during Ganapati Festival. The details are as under -

01009 Dn Special will leave Lokmanya Tilak Terminus at 17.25 hrs o­n 16.9.2012 & 18.9.2012 (2 trips) and will reach Sawantwadi at 06.30 hrs next day. 01010 Up Special will leave Sawantwadi at 07.10 hrs o­n 17.9.2012 & 19.9.2012 (2 trips) and will arrive Lokmanya Tilak Terminus at 20.10 hrs same day. Continue reading Festival Special Trains for Ganapati Festival | 2012

ON LINE BOOKING OF RAILWAY RETIRING ROOMS AT MADURAI AND RAMESWARAM STATIONS

As a part of modernising passenger amenities, Madurai division has enabled o­n-line booking of Retiring Rooms at Madurai and Rameswaram stations.           Passengers from other o­nline-booking-enabled-locations seeking accommodation in retiring rooms at Madurai and Rameswaram stations can book their rooms o­n-line through the Matron of the respective locations by quoting the PNR number of the ticket and prescribed identity card number. Continue reading ON LINE BOOKING OF RAILWAY RETIRING ROOMS AT MADURAI AND RAMESWARAM STATIONS

ONAM SPECIAL TRAIN | 2012

Yesvantpur – Ernakulam Jn. – Yesvantpur Garib Rath express specials: T.No.06551 Yesvantpur – Ernakulam Jn. Garib Rath Special will leave Yesvantpur at 23.15 hrs. o­n  25.8.2012 and arrive Ernakulam Jn. at 12.15 hrs. the next day. T.No.06552 Ernakulam Jn. – Yesvantpur Garib Rath Special will leave Ernakulam Jn. at 15.30 hrs.

Continue reading ONAM SPECIAL TRAIN | 2012

Trains partially cancelled o­n 25.8.2012 & 26.8.2012 | Southern Railways

1) T.No.42017 Mooremarket Complex (MMC) – Gummidipoondi EMU local scheduled  to leave MMC at 11.35 hrs. will be partially cancelled between Ponneri and Gummidipoondi. 2) T.No.42024 Gummidipoondi – Mooremarket Complex EMU local scheduled to leave Gummidipoondi at 13.00 hrs. will be partially cancelled between Gummidipoondi and Ponneri.

AUGMENTATION OF TRAINS To clear the heavy waiting list, the following trains will be augmented temporarily with extra coaches. 1) T.No.16723 Chennai Egmore – Thiruvananthapuram Ananthapuri Express will b Continue reading Trains partially cancelled o­n 25.8.2012 & 26.8.2012 | Southern Railways

Stoppage of 19260/19259 at Mookambika Road

For the convenience of passengers, Ministry of Railways has decided to provide stoppage to 19260/19259 Bhavnagar – Kochuveli Express at Mookambika Road Byndoor station for six months o­n experimental basis with immediate effect. Accordingly, in monsoon season, train no 19260 Bhavnagar – Kochuveli Express will arrive Mookambika Road Byndoor station at 12.56 hrs Continue reading Stoppage of 19260/19259 at Mookambika Road

ONAM FESTIVAL SPECIAL TRAINS | 2012

The following special trains will be run to clear the extra rush of passengers during o­nam Festival season.

1)Chennai Central –MangaloreCentral Superfast special & Mangalore Central -Chennai Central Special (via. Coimbatore): T.No.06001 Chennai Central – Mangalore Central Superfast Special will leave Chennai Central at 20.45 hrs. o­n 25.8.2012 and arrive Mangalore Central at13.05 hrs. the next day. T.No.06002 Mangalore Central – Chennai Central Special will leave Mangalore Central at 19.20 hrs. o­n 26.8.2012 and arrive Chennai Central at 12.45 hrs. the next day.The composition of the trains will be 1 AC 2-tier, 3 AC3-tier, 11 Sleeper Class, 3 General Second Class and 2 luggage-cum-brake van coaches. Continue reading ONAM FESTIVAL SPECIAL TRAINS | 2012

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