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Today (9:49PM)  SCR to run 132 Sabarimala Special Trains (www.business-standard.com)
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South Central Railway (SCR) today said it will run 132 Sabarimala special trains from Hyderabad and other places to clear the extra rush of passengers and pilgrims heading to the pilgrimage in Kerala.
Apart from Hyderabad the special trains will be run from Nizamabad, Kakinada Town, Narsapur, Vijayawada, Machilipatnam, Sirpurkagaznagar, Karimnagar, Aurangabad, Akola, Adilabad to Kollam and back from December 5, 2014 to January 14, 2015.
Advance Reservations for these special trains will commence from 0800 hrs from today, according to a release.

Today (9:46PM)  South Central Railway to run 132 Sabarimala Special Trains (www.newindianexpress.com)
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HYDERABAD: South Central Railway (SCR) on Friday said it will run 132 Sabarimala special trains from Hyderabad and other places to clear the extra rush of passengers and pilgrims heading to the pilgrimage in Kerala.
Apart from Hyderabad the special trains will be run from Nizamabad, Kakinada Town, Narsapur, Vijayawada, Machilipatnam, Sirpurkagaznagar, Karimnagar and Aurangabad, Akola, Adilabad to Kollam and back from December 5, 2014 to January 14, 2015.
Advance Reservations for these special trains will commence from 0800 hrs from Friday, according to a release.

Today (9:25PM)  OUR FORMER CM DREAM MONO RAIL GETS GREEN SIGNAL. (cache.epapr.in)
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In the Poonamallee - Porur Lake Jn section KATTUPPAKKAM NEW STATION have to be provided in between the Karayanchavadi and Ayyappanthangal Bus Depo Stations for the benefit of many residents in this area.

Today (9:19PM)  TIRUNELVELI RAJYA SABHA MP DEMANDS ELECTRIC TRAIN SERVICES BETWEEN THOOTHUKUDI - TIRUNELVELI (cache.epapr.in)
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Today (9:10PM)  RAIL COACH FACTORY ,KAPURTHALA SUCCESSFULLY ROLLED OUT 17 HST COACHES FOR NEW DELHI- AGRA SECTOR (103.241.136.50)
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Today (9:09PM)  Train firm launches lost teddy campaign (www.bbc.com)
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A train company has started a campaign to help reunite children with their lost teddy bears.First Great Western is using posters and a website with mugshots of the toys, which have been left on trains in the south of England.Dozens are being stored in lost property offices at stations while the bulk are in a vault underneath Bristol Temple Meads station.The firm said it hoped to return the toys in time for Christmas.The toys have all been found travelling on the First Great Western network which covers the Thames Valley, Hampshire, Dorset, Sussex, Devon and Cornwall.The train company's website enables people to submit a search for a teddy, even if they are unable to remember exactly where it was lost.Mike Holmes, station manager at Bristol Temple Meads said: "People need to give their name, the description of the teddy bear and its distinguishing features and we'll do a recce and...
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see if we can find it."Dozens of bears have been found on trains on the First Great Western network

Today (9:06PM)  CHALLENGING HIGH-SPEED CORRIDOR CHENNAI-BANGALORE-MYSORE UNDER ACTIVE SURVEY. (103.241.136.50)
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Today (9:05PM)  Eurostar passengers trapped on trains overnight number more than 1,200 (www.theguardian.com)
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Hundreds of Eurostar passengers were stuck on trains for hours overnight after an overhead cable problem.The power outage, at Lille in northern France, affected nearly 700 passengers travelling on yesterday’s 6.01pm London to Paris Eurostar service as well as around 600 who were on the 6.04pm London to Brussels train.After not moving for many hours, the passengers were only able to complete their journey when diesel trains arrived to tow the stricken trains to their destinations. A Eurostar spokesperson said the Paris train had finally arrived six hours late, while the Brussels train had got in nine hours late.The spokesperson added: “There was a failure of the overhead power line just outside Lille. The passengers on the Brussels train are entitled to twice the amount of a complete refund plus a free return trip, while those on the Paris train can claim an entire refund plus a free return trip.”The...
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knock-on effect of the overnight disruption meant Eurostar had to cancel three trains. The axed services were the 10.30am Paris to London, the 10.56am Brussels to London and the 2.04pm London to Brussels.


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good concept.
Even in india this type of refund policy should be implemented.


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This became news in that country! We're habituated with these things.


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look at the refund policy. they are entitled to twice the amount refund and a free return ticket.


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one got six hours late and another nine hours late
ye to roj ka hai india mein. 1000's of train getting late in india per day but aisa rule first time suna free travel + refund.
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still railway was not in the mood of refunding but atlast agreed


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IR will go broke If they had such a refund policy

Today (9:02PM)  CHENNAI MONO RAIL POONAMALLEE-PORUR-VADAPALANI / KATHIPARA SANCTIONED BY NDA URBAN MINISTRY . (103.241.136.50)
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Today (8:36PM)  Commissioner of Railway Safety to inspect newly converted broad gauge on Palani-Pollachi section (timesofindia.indiatimes.com)
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MADURAI: Commissioner of Railway Safety (CRS), Southern Circle, Bangalore, will conduct the statutory inspection of the newly converted broad gauge line between Palani and Pollachi railway stations on November 24 and 25 (Monday and Tuesday).
As part of the inspection, the CRS will also conduct a high speed trial run on the section using an inspection special train on Tuesday. The speed trial run is likely to take place from 3.30pm to 4.30pm on that day.
Railway officials have warned the public not to cross and go near the tracks. They were asked to avoid crossing unmanned level crossings on the Palani-Pollachi section.
Once the CRS certifies the line, the train traffic may commence on the section which was closed
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five years ago for gauge conversion works.
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