Srinagar, Oct 1: As flood water recedes in Kashmir, the affected villagers are cursing the ' wall- like' railway track and the under- construction express highway which cut through Kashmir from north to south, for compounding the devastation caused by the deluge earlier this month. In many villages of south Kashmir, people who helplessly saw the flood flattening their houses and sweeping away paddy fields and orchards said “ these walls” added to the devastation by stopping spread of flood water, leading to inundation of villages which were never touched by flood in the past. “ It ( track) destroyed our village,” said Zohoor Ahmad Dar as he pointed towards the 20 feet high railway track that runs through his native village, Shoul, in Islamabad ( Anantnag). Shoul along with Sursuna, Shamespora and scores of other villages witnessed massive damage to... Read more...
housing and agriculture sector in the flood that hit south Kashmir from September 3 to 6. The flood has washed away more than 50 houses and caused partial damage to another 65 houses in the village comprising of 200 households. “ Our elders say they have never seen flood entering this village in their life time,” said Dar, a businessman. Mushtaq Ahmad, another villager villager said the track that runs through front side of Shoul first stopped the water and then created its reverse flow. “ This ultimately submerged the village,” he said. The 136- kilometer railway track which starts from Banihal in Kashmir, cuts through vast paddy fields and orchards in thousands of villages in south Kashmir’s Anantnag and Pulwama districts before entering the summer capital Srinagar from where it runs through Budgam to culminate in Baramulla. Far off from Shoul, in Haasanpora Tawala and Hussanpora Bagh villages of Anatnang, people say there was no history of floods. “ Water from Vaishaw River got trapped due to the railway track and it flattened 200 houses,” said Khalid Hussain, a local. But in villages like Sangam, Tulkhon and Halmul in Bijbehara town of Anantnag, it was a track of different kind that added to the devasatation: the “ Express Highway.” People said the under- construction highway that runs through endless villages to connect Qazigund with Baramulla “ acted like a wall” to stop free flow of water. “ The flood had never touched our village,” said 76- year- old Ghulam Ismail Dar of Barsu. See In flood- hit The highway, which is 10 to 15 feet high, is being built by the National Highway Authority of India. It starts in upper parts of Anantnag and would bypass Srinagar to connect to Baramulla via Budgam.An official in the NHAI said construction of the highway was started only after authorities studied floods in Kashmir for the past 100 years.“The priority was to build the track at a height which would not be touched by flood,” he said.While the deluge devastated over 400 villages in south Kashmir, many of them severely and washing away hundreds of houses, both highway and railway track have largely remained untouched with only minor damage reported in some areas.In Gulzarpora village of Pulwama district, village head Ali Muhammad Sheri, said during the construction of the track some years ago, the entire village had protested, demanding adequate water-subways built under it.“Nobody heard our pleas that time. The results are evident now,” said Sheri.Shahid Malik, a student of management, said both highway and railway track halted smooth flow of flood water which led to submerging of villages.“The tracks should have been constructed on fly-over pattern to allow water to move freely,” said Malik. “At present there are not enough water subways under the highway and railway and it is a serious problem.”A senior official in the Flood Control department said when the two tracks were approved for construction, it proposed their construction on “bridge pattern” in flood-prone areas in view of the flood history of Kashmir.“But there was pressure from both the central and state governments that led to shelving of the proposal,” said the official, who wished not to be named.Commissioner/Secretary Flood Control Department, Pawan Kotwal, admitted that both railway track and highway acted like barriers to prevent the spread of water.On September 4, Kotwal said, when the water level increased drastically in river Jhelum, it breached the Kandizal embankment on Srinagar-Jammu highway.“We thought since the breach has taken place, water will be absorbed by basin from Kandizal to Lasjan,” he told a press conference here on Monday. “But the track and the highway prevented spread of water which led to increase in the level of flood water.”He said a team of experts from the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and government of India would study how railway track and highway compounded the flood. “And if they come to any conclusion, then a rethinking is needed on it,” Kotwal said.Chief Engineer, Flood Control Department Javaid Jaffer said the department has started assessing “impact” of the highway and railway track as “contributing factors to devastation.” However, he said, the government had already written to the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) to carry out mapping of flood zones. The track that runs through front side of Shoul first stopped the water and then created its reverse flow. This ultimately submerged the village Mushtaq Ahmad Shoul Water from Vaishaw River got trapped due to the railway track and it flattened 200 houses Khalid Hussain Haasanpora Tawala During the construction of the track some years ago, the entire village had protested, demanding adequate water- subways built under it. Nobody heard our pleas that time. The results are evident now Ali Muhammad Sheri Gulzarpora
मुंबई : कोकण रेल्वे मार्गावर दसऱ्यासाठी विशेष गाडी सोडण्यात आली आहे. मडगाव ते एलटीटी आणि करमाळी ते एलटीटी अशा चार फेर्या चालवण्यात येणार आहेत. करमाळी ते एलटीटी गाडी एसी डबल डेकर असणार असून, त्याचे भाडे साधारण दरात असेल. ५ ऑक्टोबर रोजी ००११२ ट्रेन मडगावहून संध्याकाळी ७ वाजता सुटेल आणि एलटीटी येथे दुसर्या दिवशी सकाळी ७ वाजता पोहोचेल. ००१११ ट्रेन एलटीटीहून सकाळी ९.०५ वाजता सुटून मडगावला रात्री ९.४0 वाजता पोहोचेल. या गाडीचे आरक्षण २७ सप्टेंबरपासून सुरू होणार आहे. या गाडीला ठाणे, पनवेल, रोहा, खेड, चिपळूण, संगमेश्वर, रत्नागिरी, कुडाळ, थिविम आणि करमाळी या स्थानकांवर थांबा देण्यात आला आहे.
PULWAMA, Sept 21: The railway track of the Baramulla-Banihal train in Jammu and Kashmir has been a boon for some areas while bane for many others in the flood-ravaged Valley. The track built over an around 15-20 feet high embankment at some places has led to blocking of the passage of water thereby flooding some areas while at the same time saving many others from destruction. “Railway is good for the people, but the bund (embankment) built for the track blocked the outflow of water from our village,” Ghulam Nabi Hajam, a resident of Gulzarpora village in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district said. He said the water level in their village would not have reached... Read more...
as high as 8 to 10 feet, had there been no embankment. “When the waters flooded our village, there was no escape route for it in the absence of any flood channel.The bund stopped it. Had there been no bund, the water would have, no doubt, flown into other villages but could not have caused much damage here,” Hajam said. The residents said the engineers, who built the track, should have left gaps at regular intervals in the bund to allow the passage of waters. “There are small gaps at few places, but those were not enough,” Hajam said. A youth, Parvez Ahmad, expressed the same apprehension about the under-construction four-lane road on the Srinagar-Jammu National Highway. “The road is fine, but there should be gaps in its bund at every half-a-kilometre for allowing water to pass, otherwise we are doomed,” Ahmad said. The residents of Gulzarpora might be cursing the railway track, but for the people in the adjacent villages, it acted truly as a blessing when the floods hit these areas in south Kashmir on September 5. “Our village was saved because of the railway track.Its bund is raised high and flood water was blocked on the other side,” Mohammad Maqbool, a resident of Renzipora said. He said even though the people in his village were saddened at the destruction caused by the flood in other villages, they were happy to see their area safe. “We are thankful to God and then the government for the bund that saved us, but at the same time, we feel for our brothers in the nearby villages,” Maqbool said. Similar is the story in Srinagar, the summer capital of the state, where two posh areas narrate the same tale of the bund acting as a saviour for one and a cause of destruction for the other. The railway track passes through Humhama, on the airport road, and while one side of the bund was flooded, the other side was not, a resident of the area, Fayaz Ahmad Mir said. “The bund acted as a barrier and stopped water from flooding some areas, but it submerged many others.So for some, it was a blessing while for others a curse,” Mir said. (PTI)
पुणे - रेल्वे, स्थानक परिसरात अस्वच्छता केल्यास आता शंभर नाही, तर पाचशे रुपये दंड वसूल केला जाईल. आतापर्यंत ७१६ जणांवर कारवाई झाली आहे. रेल्वे स्थानकाच्या परिसरात खाद्यपदार्थ तयार करणे, शिल्लक खाद्यपदार्थ टाकून देणे, अंघोळ करणे, थुंकणे, नैसर्गिक विधी करणे, वाहने धुणे या प्रकारांना प्रतिबंध करण्यासाठी ही मोहीम राबविली जात आहे. त्याचप्रमाणे रेल्वेच्या डब्यात विनापरवाना पत्रके चिकटविणे, थुंकणे असे प्रकार करणाऱ्यांवर कारवाई होत आहे. त्यासाठी पथके तयार केली आहेत. स्टेशन मास्तरांसह इतर अधिकाऱ्यांना कारवाईचे अधिकार दिले आहेत.
Srinagar, Sept 16: Indian Railways, in coordination with state police, has restored a total of 57 km of tracks and made operational eight railway stations from Baramulla to Nowgam in north Kashmir, and efforts were on to make the remaining stations in south Kashmir functional. “ 57 km railway track from Baramulla to Nowgam has been restored and all the eight railway stations in North Kashmir have been made functional,” Director General of Police K Rajendra Kumar said. “ Police, in coordination with the railways, has been undertaking strenuous efforts to restore train service in the Valley,” he said, adding the remaining railway stations in south Kashmir will start functioning within next few days. The DGP assured the railway authorities that police will provide all the required assistance for restoration of rail service in the flood- hit Valley. He said in order to coordinate in rescue and relief work with... Read more...
the civil administration, police telecommunication network is being strengthened and satellite phones, wireless sets are provided to the designated officers assigned with the rescue and relief operations. Police Tele- communication Control Room has been set up at Police Headquarters ( PHQ) to facilitate the communication between different agencies involved in rescue operations and restoration works, he said. Kumar asked the officers of the force to mobilise their resources and coordinate with the civil administration to ease the problems of the people hit by devastating floods. The DGP directed all Zonal Inspectors General of Police, range DIGs, District Superintendents and Commandants of Armed and IRP battalions to mobilise their subordinate establishments and work round the clock for the rescue and assistance of the people in their respective areas. Kumar, during his visit to the flood- hit areas, sought reports from the field officers about the functioning of police establishments during the evacuation of people from the flood hit areas. He was told that police personnel under the command of senior officers rescued the people trapped in the floods. The DGP expressed satisfaction over the functioning of police stations hit by the floods, which have started their work of public service from the nearest safer locations.
JAMMU, Sept 9: After remaining suspended for three days, train traffic to Katra and Udhampur was resumed today. According to R N Meena, Divisional Traffic Manager Northern Railway, the train traffic to Katra and Udhampur has been fully resumed following restoration of the track, which had got damaged at some places due to flash floods and landslides. A team of Railway Engineers, headed by Principal Chief Engineer restored the track for traffic, which was damaged near Bajalta, Sangarh and Manwal, he added. The train, which had got stuck near Udhampur on September 5, is also reaching Jammu late this night.
Central Railway will introduce the new timetable with effect from 1.9.2014. This will include introduction of new trains, increase in frequency and extension of run of existing trains, change in timings, terminus, provision of halts and withdrawal of halts, change in timings. The Salient features of the time table is given below:
12595 Premium Train will leave Gorakhpur at 0825 hrs and arrive Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai at 1215 hrs next day. 12596 Premium Train will leave Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai at 1420 hrs and arrive Gorakhpur at 1845 hrs next day. Halts: Bhusawal, Bhopal, Jhansi, Kanpur, Lucknow. Accommodation: AC-2 Tier, AC-3 Tier, Sleeper Class, Pantry Car
2. Howrah-Mumbai Bi-weekly Premium AC Train via Raipur-Nagpur.
22842 Bi-weekly Premium AC Train will leave Howrah at 1830 hrs and arrive Lokmanya Tilak Terminus at 2345 hrs next day. 22841 Bi-weekly Premium Train will leave Lokmanya Tilak Terminus at 1320 hrs and arrive Howrah at 1815 hrs next day. Halts: Tatanagar, Rourkela, Raipur, Nagpur, Bhusaval. Accommodation: First AC, AC-2 Tier, AC-3 Tier, Pantry Car
3. Howrah-Pune Bi-weekly Premium AC Train via Nagpur–Kalyan–Panvel.
22822 Bi-weekly Premium AC Train will leave Howrah at 1830 hrs and arrive Pune at 0245 hrs on third day. 22821 Bi-weekly Premium AC Train will leave Pune at 1030 hrs and arrive Howrah at 1815 hrs next day. Halts: Tatanagar, Bilaspur, Nagpur, Bhusawal, Panvel. Accommodation: AC-2 Tier, AC-3 Tier, Pantry Car
4. Patna-Mumbai Premium AC Train via Manikpur–Itarsi-Khandwa.
22355 Bi-weekly Premium AC Train will leave Patna at 1300 hrs and will arrive Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai at 1605 hrs next day. 22356 Bi-weekly Premium AC Train will leave Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai at 1105 hrs and will arrive Patna at 1535 hrs next day. Halts: Mughalsarai, Chheoki, Jabalpur, Bhusawal. Accommodation: AC-2 Tier, AC-3 Tier, Pantry Car
1. Jaynagar -Mumbai Weekly Jansadharan Express via Mughalsarai-Chheoki.
15547 Weekly Jansadharan Express will leave Jaynagar at 1825 hrs and arrive Lokmanya Tilak Terminus at 0730 hrs on third day. 15548 Weekly Jansadharan Express will leave Lokmanya Tilak Terminus at 1120 hrs and arrive Jaynagar at 2320 hrs next day. Halts: Madhubani, Sakri Jn, Darbhanga, Samastipur, Barauni, Patna, Mughalsarai, Mirzapur, Chheoki, Satna, Katni, Jabalpur, Itarsi, Khandwa, Bhusawal, Manmad, Kalyan. Accommodation: General Second Class
2. Gorakhpur -Mumbai Weekly Jansadharan Express via Basti-Gonda-Lucknow
12597 Weekly Jansadharan Express will leave Gorakhpur at 0825 hrs and arrive Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai at 1215 hrs next day. 12598 Weekly Jansadharan Express will leave Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai at 1420 hrs and arrive Gorakhpur at 1845 hrs next day. Halts: Khalilabad, Basti, Gonda, Lucknow, Kanpur, Orai, Jhansi, Bhopal, Itarsi, Bhusaval, Kalyan. Accommodation: General Second Class
MAIL / EXPRESS TRAINS
1. Mumbai-Karmali Weekly AC Express via Roha.
22115 AC Superfast Express will leave Lokmanya Tilak Terminus at 0110 hrs on every Thursday and arrive Karmali at 1100 hrs same day. 22116 AC Superfast Express will leave Karmali at 1400 hrs on every Thursday and arrive Lokmanya Tilak Terminus at 2355 hrs same day. Halts: Thane, Panvel, Chiplun, Ratnagiri, Kankavali, Kudal. Accommodation: First AC, AC-2 Tier, AC-3 Tier, Pantry Car
2. Mumbai- Lucknow Weekly AC Express via Bhusaval-Khandwa-Itarsi-Jhansi.
22121 Weekly AC Express will leave Lokmanya Tilak Terminus on every Saturday at 1420 hrs and arrive Lucknow at 1315 hrs next day. 22122 Weekly AC Express will leave Lucknow on every Sunday at 1615 hrs and arrive Lokmanya Tilak Terminus at 1730 hrs next day. Halts: Thane, Kalyan, Nasik, Jalgaon, Bhusaval, Habibganj, Jhansi, Orai, Kanpur. Accommodation: First AC, AC-2 Tier, AC-3 Tier
3. Nagpur-Pune Weekly AC Express via Wardha-Bhusaval-Manmad-Daund.
22124 Weekly AC Express will leave Nagpur on every Tuesday at 1950 hrs and arrive Pune at 1145 hrs next day. 22123 Weekly AC Express will leave Pune on every Wednesday at 1515 hrs and arrive Nagpur at 0515 hrs next day. Halts: Wardha, Dhamangaon, Badnera, Akola, Bhusaval, Manmad, Kopargaon, Daund. Accommodation: First AC, AC-2 Tier, AC-3 Tier, Pantry Car 4. Nagpur-Amritsar Weekly AC Express via Itarsi-New Delhi-Ambala-Jalandhar.
22125 Weekly AC Express will leave Nagpur on every Saturday at 1750 hrs and arrive Amritsar at 2100 hrs next day. 22126 Weekly AC Express will leave Amritsar on every Monday at 0430 hrs and arrive Nagpur at 0425 hrs next day. Halts: Bhopal, Jhansi, Gwalior, Agra Cantonment, New Delhi, Ambala, Ludhiana, Jalandhar. Accommodation: First AC, AC-2 Tier, AC-3 Tier, Pantry Car
5. Mumbai-Chennai Central Weekly Express via Pune-Wadi.
11073 Weekly Express will leave Lokmanya Tilak Terminus on every Monday at 1320 hrs and arrive Chennai Central at 1300 hrs next day. 11074 Weekly Express will leave Chennai Central on every Tuesday at 1515 hrs and arrive Lokmanya Tilak Terminus at 1620 hrs next day. Halts: Kalyan, Pune, Solapur, Gulbarga, Wadi, Yadgir, Raichur, Mantralayam Road, Adoni, Guntakal, Gooty, Yerraguntala, Kadapa, Renigunta, Arakkonam, Perambur (Up direction only) Accommodation: AC-2 Tier, AC-3 Tier, Sleeper Class, General Second Class, Pantry Car.
11079 Weekly Express will leave Lokmanya Tilak Terminus on every Thursday at 1550 hrs and arrive Gorakhpur at 0145 hrs on third day. 11080 Weekly Express will leave Gorakhpur on every Saturday at 0515 hrs and arrive Lokmanya Tilak Terminus at 1620 hrs next day. Halts: Kalyan, Nasik Road, Bhusaval, Khandwa, Harda, Itarsi, Habibganj, Bhopal, Vidisha, Jhansi, Orai, Kanpur, Lucknow, Gonda, Barabanki, Balrampur, Barhni, Naugarh, Anandnagar, Colonelganj, Jarwal Road, Jharkhandi, Tulsipur. Accommodation: First AC, AC-2 Tier, AC-3 Tier, Sleeper Class, General Second Class.
7. Mumbai-Gorakhpur Weekly Express via Mau.
11081 Weekly Express will leave Lokmanya Tilak Terminus on every Wednesday at 1550 hrs and arrive Gorakhpur at 0215 hrs on third day. 11082 Weekly Express will leave Gorakhpur on every Friday at 1300 hrs and arrive Lokmanya Tilak Terminus at 2235 hrs next day. Halts: Kalyan, Nasik Road, Bhusaval, Khandwa, Pipariya, Narsinghpur, Jabalpur, Katni, Maihar, Satna, Manikpur, Chheoki, Mirzapur, Varanasi, Mau, Aunrihar Jn, Bhatni, Deoria Sadar. Accommodation:AC-2 Tier, AC-3 Tier, Sleeper Class, General Second Class
8. Nagpur-Rewa Weekly Express via Satna.
11207 Weekly Express will leave Nagpur on every Wednesday at 0720 hrs and arrive Rewa at 2230 hrs same day. 11208 Weekly Express will leave Rewa on every Wednesday at 2330 hrs and arrive Nagpur at 1530 hrs next day. Halts: Katol, Narkher, Pandhurna, Amla, Betul, Ghoradongri, Itarsi, Pipariya, Narsinghpur, Shridham, Madan Mahal, Katni, Maihar, Satna. Accommodation: AC-2 Tier, AC-3 Tier, Sleeper Class, General Second Class
9. Gulbarga-Hyderabad Daily Intercity Express via Wadi.
11307 Intercity Express will leave Gulbarga at 1015 hrs and arrive Hyderabad at 1450 hrs same day. 11308 Intercity Express will leave Hyderabad at 1600 hrs and will arrive Gulbarga at 2110 hrs same day. Halts: Shahabad, Wadi, Tandur, Vikarabad, Lingampalli. Accommodation: AC Chair Car, Second Seating
10. Pune-Lucknow Jn. Weekly Express via Daund-Manmad-Jhansi-Kanpur.
11407 Weekly Express will leave Pune on every Tuesday at 2200 hrs and arrive Lucknow Jn at 0230 hrs on third day. 11408 Weekly Express will leave Lucknow Jn on every Thursday at 0630 hrs and arrive Pune at 1105 hrs next day. Halts: Daund, Ahmednagar, Kopargaon, Manmad, Jalgaon, Bhusaval, Khandwa, Itarsi, Hoshangabad, Habibganj, Bhopal, Bina, Jhansi, Orai, Kanpur. Accommodation: AC-2 Tier, AC-3 Tier, Sleeper Class, General Second Class
11. Mumbai-Bidar Weekly Express via Pune-Kurduwadi-Latur Road-Udgir.
11075 Weekly Express will leave Lokmanya Tilak Terminus on every Tuesday at 1205 hrs and arrive Bidar at 0400 hrs next day. 11076 Weekly Express will leave Bidar on every Wednesday at 0730 hrs and arrive Lokmanya Tilak Terminus at 2355 hrs same day. Halts:Thane, Kalyan, Lonavala, Pune, Kurduwadi, Usmanabad, Latur, Latur Road, Udgir, Kamlanagar, Bhalki. Accommodation:AC-2 Tier, AC-3 Tier, Sleeper Class, General Second Class
12. Mumbai-Kazipet Weekly Express via Manmad-Aurangabad-Purna-Chandrapur-Balharshah
11083 Weekly Express will leave Lokmanya Tilak Terminus on every Friday at 1130 hrs and arrive Kazipet at 1500 hrs next day. 11084 Weekly Express will leave Kazipet on every Saturday at 1800 hrs and arrive Lokmanya Tilak Terminus at 2315 hrs next day. Halts:Thane, Kalyan, Nasik, Manmad, Nagarsol, Aurangabad, Jalna, Parbhani, Purna, Hazur Sahib Nanded, Mudkhed, Bhokar, Himayatnagar Deccan, Kinwat, Adilabad, Pimpalkhuti, Wani, Majrikhadan, Chandrapur, Balharshah, Jammi Kunta, Peddappalli, Ramagundam, Manchiryal, Bellampalli, Sirpur Khagaznagar. Accommodation: AC-2 Tier, AC-3 Tier, Sleeper Class, General Second Class
13. Mumbai-Azamgarh Weekly Express via Itarsi-Jabalpur-Allahabad-Janupur-Shahganj
11053 Weekly Express will leave Lokmanya Tilak Terminus on every Wednesday at 1640 hrs and arrive Azamgarh at 0215 hrs on third day. 11054 Weekly Express will leave Azamgarh on every Friday at 0520 hrs and arrive Lokmanya Tilak Terminus at 1215 hrs next day. Halts: Thane, Kalyan, Nasik, Bhusawal, Harda, Itarsi, Jabalpur, Satna, Allahabad, Janghai, Mariahu, Jaunpur, Shahganj, Khorasan Road, Saraimir. Accommodation: AC-2 Tier, AC-3 Tier, Sleeper Class, General Second Class
14. Gorakhpur-Pune Weekly Express via Lucknow–Kanpur–Bina–Manmad.
15029 Weekly Express will leave Gorakhpur on every Thursday at 1725 hrs and arrive Pune at 0405 hrs on third day. 15030 Weekly Express will leave Pune on every Saturday at 1045 hrs and arrive Gorakhpur at 2150 hrs next day. Halts: Gonda, Basti, Khalilabad, Mankapur, Lucknow, Unnao, Kanpur, Orai, Jhansi, Bina, Bhopal, Habibganj, Itarsi, Khandwa, Bhusaval, Manmad, Kopargaon, Ahmednagar. Accommodation: AC-2 Tier, AC-3 Tier, Sleeper Class, General Second Class
15. Hubli-Mumbai Weekly Express via Bijapur-Hotgi-Solapur-Pune-Panvel
17321 Weekly Express will leave Hubli on every Saturday at 2230 hrs and arrive Lokmanya Tilak Terminus at 1655 hrs next day. 17322 Weekly Express will leave Lokmanya Tilak Terminus on every Sunday at 2115 hrs and will arrive Hubli at 1645 hrs next day. Halts: Gadag, Badami, Bagalkot, Almatti, Bijapur, Solapur, Daund, Pune, Panvel, Thane. Accommodation: AC-2 Tier, AC-3 Tier, Sleeper Class, General Second Class
16. Hazrat Nizamuddin-Pune Weekly AC Express via Vasai Road-Kalyan.
12494 Weekly AC Express will leave Hazrat Nizamuddin on every Friday at 2135 hrs and arrive Pune at 2125 hrs next day. 12493 Weekly AC Express will leave Pune on every Sunday at 0515 hrs and arrive Hazrat Nizamuddin at 0535 hrs next day. Halts: Kota, Ratlam, Vadodara, Surat, Vapi, Vasai Road, Kalyan, Lonavala. Accommodation: First AC, AC-2 Tier, AC-3 Tier
Trains Passing through Central Railway to be introduced at a date to notified later
1. Hazrat Nizamuddin-Madgaon Bi-weekly Premium AC Express via Kota-Vasai Road. 2.Yesvantpur-Katra Weekly Premium AC Express via Bellary-Guntakal- Secunderabad-Kazipet-Nagpur-New Delhi. 3. Yesvantpur-Jaipur Weekly Premium AC Express via Gulbarga-Pune-Vasai Road. 4. Patna-Bangalore Weekly Premium Express via Mughalsarai-Chheoki-Manikpur-Nagpur. 5. Secunderabad-Hazrat Nizamuddin Weekly AC Premium Express via Ramagundam-Nagpur 6. Jaipur-Madurai Weekly Premium Express via Bhopal-Nagpur-Vijayawada-Chennai.
1. Darbhanga-Ahmedabad Weekly Jansadharan Express via Samastipur-Hajipur-Allahabad City- Itarsi-Khandwa-Jalgaon-Surat. MAIL / EXPRESS
1. Mysore-Varanasi Bi-weekly Express via Wadi-Daund-Manmad-Bhusaval-Khandwa. 2. Yesvantpur-Bikaner Bi-weekly Express via Tumkur-Arsikere-Hubli-Bijapur-Solapur-Kalyan-Vasai Road-Ahmedabad-Marwar-Luni Jn. 3. Gandhidham-Puri Weekly Express via Surat-Jalgaon-Bhusaval-Nagpur-Raipur-Titlagarh- Khurada Road. 4. Mannargudi-Bhagat ki Koti Weekly Express via Balharshah-Bhopal-Kota-Jaipur 5. Thiruvananthapuram- Hazrat Nizamuddin Weekly Express via Kottayam-Mangalore Jn- Madgaon-Panvel-Vasai Road-Vadodara-Kota. 6. Thiruvananthapuram-Hazrat Nizamuddin Weekly Express via Alappuzha-Mangalore Jn-Madgaon-Panvel-Vasai Road-Vadodara-Kota. 7. Ahmedabad-Allahabad Weekly Express via Surat-Jalgaon-Bhusaval-Khandwa-Itarsi-Jabalpur 8. Vijayawada-New Delhi Daily AC Express via Balharshah-Nagpur-Bhopal-Jhansi. 9. Ahmedabad-Chennai Central Bi-weekly Express via Surat-Vasai Road-Panvel-Pune-Wadi 10. Hapa-Bilaspur Weekly Express via Surat-Jalgaon-Bhusaval-Nagpur-Raipur 11. Hazur Sahib Nanded-Bikaner Weekly Express via Purna Jn-Washim-Akola-Jalgaon 12. Rajkot-Rewa Weekly Express via Surat-Jalgaon-Bhusaval-Khandwa-Itarsi.
INCREASE IN FREQUENCY FROM A DATE TO BE NOTIFIED LATER
1. 17317 / 17318 Hubli-Mumbai-Hubli Express from weekly to daily with change in timings 17317 Express will leave Hubli daily at 1545 hrs and arrive Lokmanya Tilak Terminus at 0700 hrs next day. 17318 Express will leave Lokmanya Tilak Terminus daily at 0900 hrs and arrive Hubli at 0300 hrs next day.
2. 17319/17320 Hubli-Secunderabad-Hubli Express from tri-weekly to daily.
Change In Timings with effect from 1.11.2014
11003 Dadar-Sawantwadi Road Rajya Rani Express with effect from 1.11.2014 will leave Dadar at 0005 hrs (instead of 2355 hrs) and will arrive Thane at 0027 hrs and leave at 0030 hrs There is no change in arrival at Sawantwadi Road of this train i.e. 1125 hrs same day.
51293 Nagpur-Amla Passenger will leave Nagpur at 1805 hrs (instead of 1815 hrs) from 1.9.2014 and arrive Amla at 2230 hrs same day (instead of 2240 hrs)
17614 Hazur Sahib Nanded-Pune Express will leave at 2120 hrs from 1.9.2014 (instead of 2100 hrs) and arrive Pune at 1100 hrs as at present
WITHDRAWAL OF HALTS
With effect from 1.9.2014 following trains will not halt at Sirsuphal 51323/51324 Daund-Baramati-Pune Passenger 51451/51452 Pune-Baramati-Daund Passenger 51327/51326 Daund-Baramati-Pune Passenger 51347/51348 Pune-Baramati-Daund Passenger
With effect from 1.9.2014 following trains will not halt at Rohini 51181/51182 Devlali-Bhusaval-Devlali Passenger 51153/51154 Mumbai-Bhusaval-Mumbai Passenger
With effect from 5.9.2014 following trains will not halt at Bohali 22145/22146 Pandharpur-Miraj-Pandharpur Express
Change in Terminus from 1.11.2014
12051/12052 Mumbai-Madgaon-Mumbai Janshatabdi Express will terminate and depart from Karmali with effect from 1.11.2014
Acceleration of mail/express train on Central Railway System from 1.9.2014
36 mail/express trains have been speeded up on Central Railway system ranging from 5 minutes to 35 minutes (average acceleration 10 minutes) with effect from 1.9.2014.
51154 Bhusaval-Mumbai Passenger is speeded up on Igatpuri-Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai section by 1 hour and 5 minutes with effect from 1.9.2014.
Important Changes In Mail/Express & Passenger Train Timings from 1.9.2014
17617 Tapovan Express will leave Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai at 0615 hrs instead of 0610 hrs and arrive Hazur Sahib Nanded at 1800 hrs instead of 1755 hrs.
17618 Tapovan Express will leave Hazur Sahib Nanded at 1010 hrs instead of 1030 hrs and arrive Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai at 2150 hrs instead of 2205 hrs
17057 Devgiri Express will leave Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai at 2110 hrs instead of 2105 hrs and arrive Secunderabad at 1430 hrs instead of 1415 hrs
22511 Karmabhoomi Express will leave Lokmanya Tilak Terminus at 1130 hrs instead of 1125 hrs and arrive Kamakhya at 1810 hrs instead of 1915 hrs
12322 Howrah Mail via Allahabad will leave Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai at 2130 hrs instead of 2125 hrs and arrive Howrah at 1145 hrs as at present.
18029 Shalimar Express will leave Lokmanya Tilak Terminus at 2200 hrs instead of 2155 hrs and arrive Shalimar at 1215 hrs as at present.
12127 Intercity Express will leave Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai at 0640 hrs instead of 0645 hrs and arrive Pune at 0957 hrs as at present.
16331 Thiruvananthapuram Express will leave Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai at 1210 hrs instead of 1205 hrs and arrive Thiruvananthapuram at 0310 hrs as at present. 16339 Nagercoil Express will leave Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai at 1210 hrs instead of 1205 hrs and arrive Nagercoil at 0315 hrs as at present.
16351 Nagercoil Express will leave Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai at 1210 hrs instead of 1205 hrs and arrive Nagercoil at 0415 hrs instead of 0540 hrs.
17222 Kakinada Port Express will leave Lokmanya Tilak Terminus at 1225 hrs instead of 1220 hrs and will arrive Kakinada Port at 1400 hrs as at present.
11305 Solapur Express will leave Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai at 2120 hrs instead of 2115 hrs and arrive Solapur 0805 hrs as at present.
12133 Mangalore Express will Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai at 2200 hrs instead of 2110 hrs and arrive Mangalore Jn at 1240 hrs as at present.
17064 Secunderabad-Manmad Ajanta Express will arrive Manmad at 0655 hrs instead of 0645 hrs
17688 Dharmabad-Manmad Marathwada Express will arrive Manmad at 1320 hrs instead of 1310 hrs
51153 Bhusaval Passenger will leave Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai at 0525 hrs instead of 0520 hrs and arrive Bhusaval at 1800 hrs as at present. --- --- --- --- Date: August 29, 2014 This news comes to you from the Public Relations Department, Central Railway, Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai.
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Waise Mumbai ab almost CR zone ke 90 % area se jud gaya hai..ab sirf Navi_Amravati -Chindwara aur Nagpur -Itarsi route se bhi Mumbai ke liye train start ho jaye to poora CR zone ke area se mumbai jud jaayega.
आज सकाळपासून मनमाड रेल्वेस्थानकावरील फलाट क्रमांक 4 वर ढोल-ताशांचा गजर सुरु होता. कारण दररोज हजारो प्रवाशांना त्यांच्या इच्छित स्थळी पोहचवणाऱ्या मनमाड-कुर्ला गोदावरी एक्स्प्रेसमध्येही सालाबादप्रमाणे गणपतीची प्रतिष्ठापना करण्यात आली.
रोज सकाळी साडेआठ वाजता गोदावरी एक्स्प्रेस मनमाडहून मुंबईकडे रवाना होते. नाशिक-मुंबई असा रोजचा प्रवास करणाऱ्या चाकरमान्यांना घेऊन ती देशाच्या आर्थिक राजधानीत येते. यासोबतच विद्यार्थी आणि सर्व सामान्य प्रवाशांनांही घेऊन येते.
अठरा वर्षांपूर्वी सुरू झालेल्या मनमाडकरांच्या या हक्काच्या गाडीत गणरायाची स्थापना होऊ लागली. सर्वच जातीधर्माच्या लोकांनी एकत्रित येऊन या गणेशाची स्थापना सुरू केली. ... Read more...
गणेशोत्सवाच्या काळात मासिक पासधारकांच्या बोगीत गणपतीची प्रतिष्ठापना केली जाते. या रेल्वेतील गणेशाच्या दर्शनासाठी मुंबईपर्यंतच्या प्रत्येक स्थानकावर दर्शनासाठी प्रवाशांची मोठी गर्दी होते.
यावेळी सर्व प्रवासीही गणेशाकडे एकच प्रार्थना करतात की, माझा प्रवास सुखाचा होऊ दे,आणि मनमाडचे वागदर्डी धरण भरु दे.
या गोदावरी एक्स्प्रेसमध्ये संपूर्ण बोगीला आर्कषक पद्धतीने सजावण्यात येते. या सजावटीने संपूर्ण बोगीत होणारी श्रींची स्थापना येणाऱ्या प्रत्येकाला मनोमन सुखावते आणि प्रत्येक प्रवासी गणेशापुढे नतमस्तक होतो.
रोज नाशिक-मुंबई असा प्रवास करणाऱ्या चाकरमान्यांबरोबरच आपल्या लाडक्या बाप्पाचा दहा दिवसाचा प्रवास अविघ्नपणे सुरु राहतो.
Union Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu on Friday denied allegations that the Centre had shown a preference in the clearance of the Metro Rail in Nagpur over Pune, which is a stronghold of the Congress and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP). “There is no politics behind the clearances to the projects. We had asked the State government for clarifications on the proposal for the Pune Metro but did not receive a response. We sent them several reminders through May to July. Finally we got an email from them only two days ago,” Mr. Naidu said, laying the blame at the door of the Congress-NCP Government. Mr. Naidu was responding to Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan’s allegations of bias. Both the Nagpur and Pune Metro projects were approved by the Centre in February.... Read more...
However, while Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone for the Nagpur Metro on Thursday, clearances for the Pune Metro are still pending. “There should be no discrimination between a leader’s constituency and the rest of the State,” Mr. Chavan had said on Wednesday in an obvious reference to Union Minister Nitin Gadkari who is an MP from Nagpur. Naidu to attend Mumbai Metro bhoomipoojan Mr. Naidu announced that he would attend the bhoomipoojan of the third phase of the Mumbai Metro on August 26, despite Mr. Chavan’s decision to boycott the Nagpur function. “I have accepted the invitation of the Chief Minister. They did not invite me when the first phase of the Mumbai Metro was launched but I did not hold it against them,” he said. The third phase of the Mumbai Metro will run from Colaba through Bandra to Seepz. Jeering at CM not planned Meanwhile, in a reference to the disruption of Mr. Chavan’s speech in Solapur when he shared the stage with the Prime Minister, Mr. Naidu said, “The hooting of the crowd was not right but it was not done in an organised manner. It was the reaction of the crowd.” He said Mr. Chavan should “show maturity” and not boycott events with Mr. Modi.