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IR AffairsJan 22 2016 (15:01) Electrification of Ghaziabad-Moradabad Section
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Indian Railway achieved another significant milestone by the commissioning the electrification 140 Kilometre route of Ghaziabad-Moradabad section on 19.01.2016. The project for electrification was sanctioned at an estimated cost of Rs. 155 Crore. The route serves as an important link between Delhi-Howrah main line and Ambala-Lucknow-Mughalsarai ‘B’ route of Indian Railways. The Delhi-Ghaziabad-Moradabad-Lucknow-Sultanpur-Varanasi-Mughalsarai route is in fact an alternate rail link bypassing the super saturated Delhi-Kanpur-Allahabad-Mughalsarai section. This will result in faster movement of passenger carrying trains and higher traffic throughput on Varanasi-Lucknow-Moradabad-Delhi route. Introduction of Main Line EMU (MEMU) trains on Ghaziabad-Moradabad section will also provide faster rail link between Delhi, and Ghaziabad to the towns and rural centres in Western UP.
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IT Enabled Passenger Services Launched by Indian Railways
Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu Launched these Services Through Video Conferencing from New Delhi
The Railway Minister Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu launched following IT enabled passenger services through video conferencing from New Delhi:
1. Paperless Unreserved Ticketing through Mobile Phones on suburban stations over Central Railway
Scope of Facility to Book Train Berth under Senior Citizen Quota Enhanced
With a view to meet the requirements of senior citizens, ladies passengers above the age of 45 and pregnant women travelling alone in trains, a reservation quota of two lower berths per coach in Sleeper, 3AC & 2AC classes was earmarked for these categories of passengers in all trains having sleeping accommodation in 2007. Recently, this accommodation earmarked in Sleeper class has been enhanced to four lower berths per coach instead of two lower berths per coach as per earlier provision. There is, however, no change in the number of lower berths earmarked in 3AC and 2AC classes.
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ladies pax above 45 age or 58 age?
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Is there any special check box available in IRCTC like Sr.Citizens while booking for pregnant woman ? i didn't see that till now. Plz let me know.
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Doubling of Hotgi-Kudgi-Gadag route (284 Km) of railways
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA), chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has approved doubling of the Hotgi-Kudgi-Gadag railway line at an anticipated cost of Rs.1618 crore and completion cost of Rs.2058 crore. Out of this, Rs.946 crore (completion cost) is already received from NTPC under the Customer Funding Model for doubling of the stretch between Hotgi-Kudgi (134 km) and the remaining amount of Rs.1107.58 crore will be funded through the Gross Budgetary Support of Ministry of Railways or Extra Budgetary Resources or both.
Government of India
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04-September-2015 17:55 IST
Shri Suresh Prabhu Flags Off Andaman Express Through Remote Control From Jammu Tawi to Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra
Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar...
03-August-2015 18:01 IST
Measures to Prevent Menace of Rats in Trains
Railways is taking measures to prevent menace of rats. For this, coaches are subjected to rodent treatment in coaching depots under comprehensive pest & rodent control treatment as per scheduled periodicity. Besides, pantry cars are completely vacated before undertaking rodent treatment of coaches and cleaning in primary maintenance depot. Pantry car staff are being counseled for proper upkeep and maintenance of cleanliness in pantry cars. Suitable penalties are also imposed on the agency undertaking rodent treatment of coaches against performance deficiency...
03-August-2015 18:03 IST
Prepaid Taxi/Auto Service at Railway Stations
Prepaid taxi and auto services at railway stations are arranged by the local authorities in consultation with the Railways. Railway PSU, Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has started online booking of cabs at 26 stations, as a Pilot Project. The stations are New Delhi, Howrah, Patnal, Bhubaneshwar, Mysore, Guwahati, Secunderabad, Jaipur, Tirupati, Madurai, Ernakulam, Lucknow, Chandigarh, Mumbai CST, Mumbai Central, Lucknow Jn., Delhi, Hazrat Nizmuddin, Delhi Safdarjang, Anand Vihar Terminal, Delhi Cantt., Delhi Sari Rohilla, Vijaywada, Guntur, Ahmedabad and Sabarmati Jn....
Touts in Railway Reservation System
Indian Railways takes measures to ensure that common man’s access to the railway ticketing system is not affected. Some cases of touting activities come to notice during checks conducted by Railways, particularly during peak rush period/festival seasons.
· 772 touts were prosecuted and 135 convicted during last three months i.e. April, May and June, 2015.
Trains with Emergency Medical Facilities
All passenger carrying trains are provided with First Aid Boxes containing essential drugs and dressing materials. In addition, Augmented First Aid Boxes with wide range of medicines, disposable medical material, etc. have been provided with the Train Superintendents of Rajdhani/Shatabdi Express trains and Guards of other nominated trains. The front line staff deployed on trains is trained in rendering First Aid. Trains can also make unscheduled halts, if necessary, at the stations en-route in emergencies. The Station Masters have details of doctors, clinics & hospitals, both Government and Private, in the vicinity of the station, so that their services could also be availed, in emergencies.
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