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Salient Features of the Railway Budget 2013 Pertaining to South Central Railway

The Railway Budget 2013-14 has been presented by Shri Pawan Kumar Bansal, Hon’ble Minister for Railways in the Parliament today (i.e.) 26th February, 2013.Salient Features of Railway Budget 2013 pertaining to SCR are detailed below:A. MAJOR ANNOUNCEMENTS1.Setting up of a Coach Mid-Life Rehabilitation (MLR) Workshop at Kurnool in collaboration with the State Government.2.Setting up of an exclusive centralized institute for the Finance officers at Secunderabad – Indian Railways Institute of Financial Management (IRIFM).3.Setting up of a Rail Neer Bottling Plant at Vijayawada.4.Under National Skill Development Programme of the Government, Railways would impart skills to the youth in Railway related trades at Kazipet.5.Setting up of a Diesel Electric Multiple Unit (DEMU) car shed at KurnoolB. PROJECTS

Fare related changes announced in Railway Budget 2013

As per the Railway Budget 2013 presented today by Shri Pawan Kumar Bansal, Hon’ble Minister for Railways, there is no fare increase in any of the classes. However there are changes in Reservation Charge, Supplementary Charge for Superfast Trains, Cancellation charges o­n Reserved Tickets, minimum and maximum Tatkal charges and Clerkage charges which have been increased. The details are furnished in Annexure attached as follows:Annexure 1 – Revision of Charges

Revised cancellation charges (Budget 2013)(I)1stslab – More than 24 hrs in advance of the schedule departure of the trainMinimum cancellation charges per passengerClassExisting Revised
Class Existing Revised
1AC Rs 70 Rs 120
EC Rs 70 Rs 120 Continue reading Fare related changes announced in Railway Budget 2013

Two Special Trains between Hyderabad and Allahabad

In order to clear extra rush of passengers during Maha Kumbh mela at Allahabad, South Central Railway will run two special trains between Hyderabad-Allahabad as per the following schedule:-

Train No. 07091 Hyderabad – Allahabad Special train will depart Hyderabad at 10 30 hrs o­n 09th March, 2013 (Saturday) and arrive Allahabad at 13 30 hrs o­n the next day. Continue reading Two Special Trains between Hyderabad and Allahabad

Introduction of New Bi-weekly Express between Pune and Amravati

Railways will introduce a new Bi-weekly Express train between Pune and Amravati with effect from 3.3.2013.  The details are as under:

11405 Express will leave Pune at 22.00 hrs o­n every Sunday and Friday from 3.3.2013 and will arrive Amravati at 15.00 hrs next day. Continue reading Introduction of New Bi-weekly Express between Pune and Amravati

RAILWAY BUDGET 2013-14 | NEW TRAINS

New Trains Run Zone Zone State State
1. Ahmedabad – Jodhpur Express (Weekly) Via Samdari, Bhildi W WR NWR GJ RJ
2. Ajni (Nagpur) – Lokmanya Tilak (T) Express (Weekly) Via Hingoli W CR CR MH MH
3. Amritsar – Lalkuan Express (Weekly) Via Chandigarh W NR NER PB UK
4. Bandra Terminus – Ramnagar Express (Weekly) Via Nagda,Mathura, Kanpur, Lucknow, Rampur W CR NER MH UK
5. Bandra Terminus – Jaisalmer Express (Weekly) Via Marwar,Jodhpur W CR NWR MH RJ
6. Bandra Terminus – Hisar Express (Weekly) Via Ahmedabad,Palanpur, Marwar, Jodhpur, Degana W CR NWR MH HY Continue reading RAILWAY BUDGET 2013-14 | NEW TRAINS

Highlights of Railway Budget 2013-14

67 new Express trains to be introduced

·        26 new passenger services, 8 DEMU services and 5 MEMU services to be introduced

·        Run of 57 trains to be extended

·        Frequency of 24 trains to be increased

·        First AC EMU rake to be introduced  on Mumbai suburban network in 2013-14

·        72 additional services to be introduced in Mumbai and 18 in Kolkata Continue reading Highlights of Railway Budget 2013-14

RESTORATION OF TRAINS CANCELLED DUE TO FOGGY WEATHER

Following Trains cancelled due to foggy weather will be restored to run as per their normal schedule from the dates given below: -

The 14212 New Delhi – Agra Cantt. Intercity Exp. earlier announced to remain cancelled from 28.12.12 to 15.3.13 will now be restored from New Delhi from 26.2.13.

The 14211 Agra Cantt. – New Delhi Intercity Exp. earlier announced to remain cancelled from 29.12.12 to 16.3.13 will now be restored from Agra Cantt from 27.2.13. Continue reading RESTORATION OF TRAINS CANCELLED DUE TO FOGGY WEATHER

Spl train from Jaipur to solapur and Udaipur

यात्रियों की सुविधा के लिए जयपुर से नागदा, उज्जैन होते हुए सोलापुर एवं चंदेरिया होते हुए उदयपुर के लिए ग्रीष्मकालीन विशेष ट्रेनें चलाई जायेंगी।

जयपुर-सोलापुर साप्ताहिक विशेष ट्रेनट्रेन सं. 09715 जयपुर-सोलापुर साप्ताहिक विशेष ट्रेन1 अप्रैल, 2013 से 24 जून, 2013 तक जयपुर से प्रत्येक सोमवार को 12.55 बजे प्रस्थान करेगी और  21.25 बजे  नागदा, 22.55 बजे उज्जैन, 23.35 बजे मक्सी एवं 23.55 बजे बेरछा होते हुए बुधवार को 01.15 बजेसोलापुर पहुँचेगी। इसी प्रकार,वापसी में ट्रेन सं. 09716 सोलापुर-जयपुरसाप्ताहिक विशेष ट्रेन 3 अप्रैल, 2013 से26 जून, 2013 तक सोलापुर से प्रत्येक बुधवार को 06.45 बजे प्रस्थान करेगी और 07.18 बजे बेरछा, 07.40 बजे मक्सी, 08.35 बजे उज्जैन एवं 10.00 बजे नागदा होते हुए गुरुवार को 18.30 बजे जयपुर पहुँचेगीइस गाड़ी में II एसी, III एसी, द्वितीय श्रेणी के शयनयान तथा सामान्य डिब्बे होंगे। Continue reading Spl train from Jaipur to solapur and Udaipur

Special Trains between Tirupati and Karimnagar

South Central Railway will run two special trains between Tirupati and Karimnagar in order to clear extra rush of passengers as per the following schedule:-

Train No. 02761 Tirupati-Karimnagar Special Train will depart Tirupati at 22 40 hrs o­n 27th February, 2013 (Wednesday) and arrive Karimnagar at 11 25 hrs o­n the next day. Continue reading Special Trains between Tirupati and Karimnagar

EXTRA COACHES in Rajasthan bound trains which travel via Gujarat.

For the convenience of passengers and to clear waiting list, extra coaches will be added temporarily in 4 pairs of Rajasthan bound trains which travel via Gujarat. One II AC coach will be added extra each in 22474/22473 Bandra (T)-Bikner Express from 19 February to 19 March, 2013 and 12940/12939 Pune-Jaipur

Continue reading EXTRA COACHES in Rajasthan bound trains which travel via Gujarat.

Special Train Extended

In order to clear extra rush of passengers, Visakhapatnam-H.S. Nanded Special train is extended for Eight more trips as per the following schedule:-

Train No. 08509 Visakhapatnam- H.S. Nanded Special Train will depart Visakhapatnam at 19 30 hrs o­n 5th, 12th , 19th and 26thFebruary 2013 and arrives Nanded at 14 35 o­n the next day. Continue reading Special Train Extended

Special Trains by SCR

South Central Railway will run following special trains :

Tirupati-Karimnagar-Tirupati  Special Train

Train No. 02761 Tirupati-Karimnagar Special Train will depart Tirupati at 22 40 hrs o­n 6th February, 2013 (Wednesday) and arrive Karimnagar at 11 25 hrs o­n the next day.

In the opposite direction, Train No.02762 Karimnagar-Tirupati Special train will depart Karimnagar at 19 10 hrs o­n 7th February, 2013 (Thursday) and arrive Tirupati at 07 55 hrs o­n the next day. Continue reading Special Trains by SCR

Freedom Fighters / their Widows Entitled to Travel By II Tier AC / III Tier AC Classes in Duronto Expresses

Ministry of Railways (Railway Board) have decided that the 1st Class / 2ndAC Complimentary Card Passes issued to freedom fighters / their widows shall be valid for travel by II Tier AC / III Tier AC classes in Duronto Express Trains also along with o­ne companion in the same class in

Continue reading Freedom Fighters / their Widows Entitled to Travel By II Tier AC / III Tier AC Classes in Duronto Expresses