Minister of Railways to Flag off the Train from Mumbai Tomorrow
Indian Railways will introduce the high speed, air-conditioned Tejas Express (Train No 22119/22120) between Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai and Karmali for the first time. Tejas Express is a state of the art train capable of running at the speed of 200 kmph with ultra modern amenities run between Mumbai and Karmali (5 days a week during Non-monsoon period and 3 days a week during monsoon period). The details are as under- ... more...
A. Inaugural Service : Minister for Railways will flag-off Train No. 22119 Mumbai CST-Karmali Tejas Superfast as Inaugural Special 02119 from Mumbai CST on 22/05/2017 (Monday) at 15.25 hrs via Video conferencing from Swami Narayan Sabhagruh, Dadar. The train will reach Karmali at 00:35 hrs on next day.
B. Regular Service : Commencement of Regular Service: a. 22120 Ex. Karmali w.e.f. 23/05/2017. b. 22119 Ex. Mumbai CST w.e.f. 24/05/2017.
1. Timings upto 09/06/2017- Non Monsoon (Five days a week) : Train No. 22119 Mumbai CST – Karmali , Tejas Superfast. will leave from Mumbai CST at 05:00 hrs on every Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday (Five days a week). Train will reach Karmali at 13:30 Hrs on same day.
Train No. 22120 Karmali - Mumbai CST, Tejas Superfast. will leave from Karmali at 14:30 hrs on every Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday (Five days a week). Train will reach Mumbai CST at 23:00 Hrs on same day.
2. Timings w.e.f. 10/06/2017 to 31/10/2017 - Monsoon (Tri weekly): Train No. 22119 Mumbai CST – Karmali , Tejas Superfast. will leave from Mumbai CST at 05:00 hrs on every Monday, Wednesday & Saturday (Tri weekly). Train will reach Karmali at 15:30 Hrs on same day.
Train No. 22120 Karmali - Mumbai CST, Tejas Superfast. will leave from Karmali at 07:30 hrs on every Tuesday, Thursday, & Sunday (Tri weekly). Train will reach Mumbai CST at 19:45 Hrs on same day.
Halts: Dadar (DD), Thane(TNA), Panvel(PNVL), Ratnagiri(RN), Kudal(KUDL) Composition: Total 15 LHB Coaches :- Executive CC – 01, Coach, CC – 12 Coach, Generator Cum SLR – 02 Coach. RESERVATION: Bookings for Inaugural Special Train No. 02119 leaving Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus on 22.5.2017 and for Regular Services of 22119 leaving from 24.5.2017 will open on 21.5.2017 at all PRS counters and on website www.irctc.co.in.
Catering Services- In case the passenger wishes to opt for onboard catering services, service – wise catering charges i.e. Executive class and Chair car on Tejas Trains shall be inbuilt in the ticket fare. If passenger do not opt for catering services at the time of booking the ticket and decides to purchase meals onboard, an extra amount of Rs 50/- per service, in addition to the prescribed catering charges shall be charged subject to availability. However a charge of Rs 20/- will be included in the fare for all passengers of all classes, since packaged drinking water and newspapers will be provided on board to every passenger irrespective of their option for onboard meals.
Expo aims at creating awareness about climate change ‘Science Express Climate Action Special’ (SECAS), the mobile exhibition train with 16 coaches that was launched on February 17 by Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu, is stationed at Kothavalasa railway station on Saturday. “The state-of-the-art exhibition aboard the SECAS aims at creating awareness about climate change and its impact among various sections of the society, especially students,” said T. Nitin, in-charge of the science special train. Of the 16 coaches, 13 have exhibits. The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) has put up exhibition... more...
in eight coaches which showcases information with regard to case studies, climate impacts, adaptation activities, mitigation and solutions and the Department of Science and Technology and the Department Biotechnology put up themes like wild life and nature and conservation work being carried out by different research institutions across the nation in coaches 9, 10, and 11. Kids zone Children can indulge in fun-filled activities at Kids zone in coach 12. Joy of Science, a laboratory for students of 6-10th standard to understand concepts in environment, science and mathematics besides space for conducting orientation classes for teachers, is in coach 13. In each coach, a volunteer was seen explaining climate changes, green house effect, stem cells, urban water management, how and why dinosaurs perished, among other issues. “Finally, adaptation to climate change is the key to survival,” they told students from various schools. M. Bhagya Lakshmi, a student of class 10 in A.P. Model School at Addannapalem, Kothavalasa mandal, told The Hindu that the exhibits on display in the train were educative and nice to learn the impact of climate change. The mobile exhibition train is open from 10 a.m. to p.m. every day. It will leave for Gudivada on May 23.
The base fare of Tejas trains will be 20% more than those of the Shatabdi Express service. The first Tejas Express will be flagged off from Mumbai to Goa on Monday by Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu. Unlike on Shatabdi Express, on-board catering is an option. If a passenger opt for it, catering charge will be added to the fare. The super-fast surcharge, reservation fee and catering charges will be levied separately, a railway ministry official said. The executive class fare between Mumbai and Goa has been fixed at Rs. 2,540 without food and... more...
Rs. 2,940 with food. The chair car fare is Rs. 1,850 with food and Rs. 1,220 without food. The Shatabdi fare in executive class is Rs. 2,390 and Rs. 1,185 in chair car. Better facilities Since the train is equipped with better facilities, the fare will be slightly higher than normal mail and express service, Mr. Prabhu said while inspecting the Tejas coaches here on Friday. Equipped with CCTV cameras besides smoke and fire detection system, the 19-coach train will have bio-vacuum toilets and GPS-based passenger information display system. Each seat will have a LED screen with a touch control system.
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एनबीटी ब्यूरो, लखनऊ : कई दिनों से लखनऊ से कानपुर के बीच रद चल रही वरुणा एक्सप्रेस रविवार से कानपुर तक चलने लगेगी। इससे वाराणसी से कानपुर व कानपुर से वाराणसी जाने वाले यात्रियों को खासी राहत मिलेगी। दूसरी ओर शनिवार को बाराबंकी से लखनऊ व लखनऊ से बाराबंकी जाने वाली मेमू कैंसल कर दिए जाने से सैकड़ों दैनिक यात्री खासे परेशान हुए। अमौसी स्टेशन पर नॉन इंटरलॉकिंग काम के दौरान रेलवे ने वाराणसी से कानपुर के बीच चलने वाली वरुणा एक्सप्रेस (24227/24228) लखनऊ से कानपुर के बीच कैंसल कर दी थी। अब रविवार से यह ट्रेन कानपुर तक चलने लगेगी। वहीं इलाहाबाद से कानपुर रेलखंड के बीच राजा का तालाब स्टेशन पर चल रहे इंटरलॉकिंग के चलते लिच्छवी एक्सप्रेस वाया लखनऊ... more...
होकर चलेगी। अप लिच्छवी एक्सप्रेस (14005) 22 से 25 मई तक और डाउन लिच्छवी एक्सप्रेस (14006) 21 से 24 मई तक डायवर्ट रहेगी। वहीं लखनऊ से बाराबंकी के बीच चलने वाली 64232 मेमू व बाराबंकी से लखनऊ के बीच चलने वाली 64271 मेमू कैंसल होने से सैकड़ों दैनिक यात्रियों को दिक्कतें उठानी पड़ी। इसके अलावा 64206 मेमू शनिवार को चारबाग स्टेशन के बजाए लखनऊ जंक्शन पर आई, जबकि डुप्लीकेट पंजाब मेल (13050) का रेक उपलब्ध न होने से यह ट्रेन भी अचानक रद कर दी गई। इससे इस गाड़ी में रिजर्वेशन कराने वाले यात्रियों को अपनी यात्रा रद करनी पड़ी। आज से कानपुर तक जाएगी वरुणा एक्सप्रेस दो मेमू व डुप्लीकेट पंजाब मेल कैंसल होने से परेशान हुए यात्री
Good news for passengers !! It has been decided by Ministry of Railways to run Train No. 22119 / 22120 Mumbai CST – Karmali – Mumbai CST, Tejas Superfast Express on Konkan Railway Route ( five days a week). The details are as follows:- A. Inaugural Service : Hon’ble Minister for Railways will flag-off Train No. 22119 Mumbai CST-Karmali Tejas Superfast as Inaugural Special 02119 from Mumbai CST on 22/05/2017 (Monday) at 15.25 hrs via Video conferencing from Swami Narayan Sabhagruh, Dadar. The train will reach Karmali at 00:35 hrs on next day.... more...
B. Regular Service : Commencement of Regular Service: a. 22120 Ex. Karmali w.e.f. 23/05/2017. b. 22119 Ex. Mumbai CST w.e.f. 24/05/2017. 1. Timings upto 09/06/2017- Non Monsoon (Five days a week) : Train No. 22119 Mumbai CST – Karmali , Tejas Superfast. will leave from Mumbai CST at 05:00 hrs on every Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday (Five days a week). Train will reach Karmali at 13:30 Hrs on same day. Train No. 22120 Karmali - Mumbai CST, Tejas Superfast. will leave from Karmali at 14:30 hrs on every Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday (Five days a week). Train will reach Mumbai CST at 23:00 Hrs on same day. 2. Timings w.e.f. 10/06/2017 to 31/10/2017 (Tri wekly): Train No. 22119 Mumbai CST – Karmali , Tejas Superfast. will leave from Mumbai CST at 05:00 hrs on every Monday, Wednesday & Saturday (Tri weekly). Train will reach Karmali at 15:30 Hrs on same day. Train No. 22120 Karmali - Mumbai CST, Tejas Superfast. will leave from Karmali at 07:30 hrs on every Tuesday, Thursday, & Sunday (Tri weekly). Train will reach Mumbai CST at 19:45 Hrs on same day. The train will halt at Dadar, Thane, Panvel, Ratnagiri and Karmali stations. Composition: Total 15 LHB Coaches :- 1st AC CC – 01 Coach, CC – 12 Coach, Generator Cum SLR – 02 Coach. The booking of the train will be opened on 21/05/2017 for both inaugural and regular services. Passengers may avail of the services.
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MUMBAI: The future of the Mumbai-Madgaon double-decker hangs in balance with the impending introduction of hi-speed Tejas Express to Goa. While Railways sources indicated that the AC double-decker service to Goa, which is in operation for more than a year, may be discontinued, Central Railway (CR) officials declined to comment on Friday. Tejas Express will be flagged off from Mumbai for Goa on Monday. The 11085 Mumbai LTT-Madgaon double decker Express leave around 5.30am. Sources said that the Tejas Express is likely to leave Mumbai at 5.30am. It will reach Madgaon by 1.30... more...
pm, sources said. The present Jan Shatabdi ferries passengers to Goa in 8 hours and 25 minutes and the Tejas Express will be faster in comparison. The superfast train, which is expected to travel at speeds up to 130 kmph, will have several modern facilities on board like LCD TV, wi-fi and tea/coffee vending machines. It will be equipped with a slew of on-board facilities including redesigned seats, CCTV cameras, automatic doors, personalized infotainment systems and an advanced fire-alarm system, and have cuisine curated by celebrity chefs. The new rake for Tejas will arrive in Mumbai by Saturday morning. "On Monday, railway minister Suresh Prabhu will also rename train no. 11003/11004 Dadar-Sawantwadi- Dadar RajyaRani Express as Tutari Express," said a Konkan Railway official. Free wi-fi will be introduced at Khed, Chiplum, Ratnagiri, Kudal and Sawantwadi among other stations from Sunday.
NDORE: Special trains to Patna and Sarairohilla have registered over 120 per cent occupancy forcing railway officials to contemplate on running them as regular trains. Officials with Ratlam division of western railways said, "Though both these trains are running with special fares, which is around 50 per cent more than their normal, both Indore-Patna Special and Indore-Delhi-Sarairohilla are jam packed." Both these trains are running with over 120 per cent occupancy which is a new high. "The rush of passengers is also because of peak summer season but if the occupancy remains the... more...
same after this period, the railways may consider them to run as regular train service," they said. These two trains were introduced with a view to cater to the long pending demands of passengers to provide an extra train service to Patna and Delhi. As per the figures available with the railways, the occupancy level in Weekly Indore-Patna summer special train (09305) has increased by 45 per cent in just one month. The train was started on April 9 and that time its occupancy was recorded at 123 per cent. Similarly, Indore-Sarairohilla's occupancy is also being recorded between 120 to 129 percent. The railways started this train from April 30. This has also generated total revenue of more than Rs.96.5 lakh. "The demand is higher for places like Uttar Pradesh, Delhi and Bihar. And the waiting list in many trains to these destinations has also crossed 100 mark," said officials.
IR is really minting money on these special fare trains at 120% occupancy and with 150% of normal fare! It amounts to 80% extra revenue collection from these trains over a normal fare train with 100% occupancy. The money which otherwise going into the pocket of touts is now going to IR coffers!! - Superb pax response to the two INDB originating 150% fare... more...
special trains is an indication that there is huge unfulfilled traffic demand from the city which should be met by introduction of more regular trains.
Q Track se ho kar UdaipurNagpur exp. Ajmer- Chennai s.f.exp.,Jodhpur-Puri s.f.exp. Ajmer - Visakhapatnam exp. Udaipur-Puri s.f.exp. Bikaner-Indore exp. ko bhi better response mil sakta hai. IR ko is or dhyan dena chahiye.
Union Minister of State for Railways Manoj Sinha on Friday said the Hubballi-Varanasi train service will be introduced on May 23, while the day train between Hubballi and Mysuru will also be launched the same day. Speaking after releasing the commemorative postage stamp on Sri Hangal Kumar Swamiji as part of the seer’s 150th birth anniversary celebrations, Sinha noted that the demand to introduce the train service between Hubballi and Mangaluru will also be considered. The project to bring 2.50 lakh gram panchayats in the country under the optical fibre cable (OFC) network... more...
to give broadband internet connection at 100 mbps speed will be completed by the end of 2018, and these rural areas will have Wifi hotspots. In the first phase, one lakh gram panchayats will be covered by June-end, he said, adding that steps will be taken to improve the signal strength of the BSNL mobile network. Earlier, he told mediapersons that mobile connectivity is being provided in the hilly, naxal-affected and backward areas also. E-commerce, passport service and payment bank service will be provided through the Postal department, he said. On the suspicious death of Karnataka cadre IAS officer, Anurag Tewari, Sinha told mediapersons that the Uttar Pradesh government will not hesitate to hand over the case to the CBI, if needed.
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NEW DELHI: Rail journey is set to get faster and enjoyable as the government's flagship train service Tejas Express, which boasts of on-board modern facilities such as LED TV and tea or coffee vending machines, is expected to be launched on Mumbai-Goa route on May 22. Equipped with CCTV cameras besides smoke and fire detection systems, the 19-coach Tejas train will have bio- vacuum toilets and GPS-based passenger information display system. The train will have executive class and chair class. It will have comfortable seating configuration and each seat will have LED TV with touch screen control system and call bell facilities.
Tejas group trains were earlier touted as fastest trains on IR network with modernl pax amenities over and above the premium SF Shatabdi trains and accordingly christened as Tejas. But at the time of implementation, it is found that these trains are no faster than Shatabdies, but have better aesthetics, more pax amenities & higher fare. So the name of such trains should be something like "Rajas", "Adunik", "Suvidha" or so instead of "Tejas".