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·Udhana – Amravati (Tri-weeekly) Fast Passenger special train
·Train No.09049 Udhana – Amravati (Tri-weeekly) Fast Passenger special train special will depart from Udhana on every Monday, Tuesday & Saturday at 11.15 hrs to reach Amravati at 00.20 hrs the next day from 4th May to 29th June, 2013. In return direction, train No. 09050 Udhana – Amravati (Tri-weeekly) Fast Passenger special train special will depart from Amravati on every Tuesday, Wednesday & Sunday at 06.55 hrs and will arriveUdhanaat 21.45 hrsthe same day from 5th May to 30th June, 2013. The train will have Second class seating coaches
Date of Temporary Augmentation W.E.F 1 12943/44 Valsad Kanpur One Sleeper Ex Valsad upto 26th June, 2013(except 22/5/13) Ex Kanpur upto 28th June, 2013 (except 24/5/13) 2 19049/50 Bandra Terminus Patna One Sleeper ExBandra(T) from 6th May 2013 to 24th June 2013 Ex Patna from 8th May 2013 upto 26th June 2013 3 19065/66 Bandra Terminus Jodhpur One Sleeper Ex Bandra(T) upto 28th June 2013 Ex Jodhpurupto 29th June 2013 4 19027/28 Bandra Terminus Jammu Tawi OneSleeper Ex Bandra (T) upto 29th June, 2013 Ex Jammu Tawi from 6th May to 1st July, 2013
5 19029/30 Bandra Terminus Delhi Sarai Rohilla OneSleeper Ex Bandra (T) upto 26th June, 2013 Ex Delhi S Rohilla upto 27thJune, 2013 6 19167/68 Ahmedabad Varanasi One Sleeper ExAhmedabad upto 29th June, 2013 Ex Varanasifrom 5th May to 2nd July, 2013 7 19260/59 Bhavnagar Kochuvelli One AC 2-Tier ExBhavnagar from 5th May to 30th June, 2013 Ex Kochuvellifrom 9th Mayto 4th July, 2013 8 19262/61 Porbandar Kochuvelli One Sleeper ExPorbandar upto 27th June, 2013 Ex Kochuvelli from 5th Mayto 30th June, 2013
9 19568/67 Okha Madurai One Sleeper ExOkha upto 27th June, 2013 Ex Maduraifrom 5th Mayto 30th June, 2013
WR will introduce new 22903/22904 Bandra (T)-Bhuj Tri-weekly Superfast AC Express from 19th April, 2013 Ex Bandra (T) and from 20th April, 2013 Ex Bhuj. The inaugural service will be run as Train No.02903 Ex Bandra (T) at 16.30 hrs on 19th April, 2013. It will reach Bhuj at 07.00 hrs the next day. The inaugural service from Bhuj will be run as train no 02904 on 20th April,2013 at 15.05 hrs , arriving Bandra Terminus at 04.55 hrs the next day. In its regular run, Train No. 22903 Bandra (T)-Bhuj Tri-weekly Superfast AC Express will depart from Bandra (T) at 23.55 hrs on every Wednesday, Friday & Sunday... Read more...
from 21st April, 2013 to reach Bhuj at 13.15 hrs on Thursday, Saturday & Monday. In its return direction, Train No. 22904 Bhuj-Bandra (T) Tri-weekly Superfast AC Express will depart from Bhuj at 15.05 hrs on every Thursday, Saturday & Monday from 22nd April, 2013 to reach Bandra (T) at 04.55 hrs on every Friday, Sunday & Tuesday. The train will halt at Borivali, Surat, Vadodara, Ahmedabad and Gandhidham stations in both the directions. It will consist of Ist AC, 2 tier AC & 3 tier AC. The booking of inaugural Trains No. 02903/02904 will open from 19th April,2013 while booking of regular Train Nos. 22903/22904 will open from 20th April,2013.
Shri Vinay Mittal, Chairman Railway BoardOpens WR Exhibition on the occasion of 58th Railway Week function Launches WR's Mobile Apps for rail related useful information Shri Vinay Mittal, Chairman Railway Board opened the Western Railway exhibition at Churchgate Station Concourse on Friday, 15th April, 2013. This exhibition will remain open for the public from 10.00 am to 07.00 pm upto 19th April, 2013. On this occasion, Vinay Mittalsaid that the exhibition is very informative, useful and interesting. He hoped that it will be liked by the rail users as well as the general public. Shri Mahesh Kumar, General Manager, Western Railway, Senior Officers, staff etc were present in large no. on this... Read more...
occasion. The main theme of the exhibition is the participation of the public.
Shri Mittal also launched Western Railway's Mobile Apps for making useful rail related information on mobile phones.The Application can be downloaded from Western Railway's website www.wr.indianrailways.gov.in.The users of this application can get information about blocks, new services, waiting list clearance trend, extra coaches attachment plan alongwith PNR, Seat availability, fare enquiry, time-table and even book tickets through IRCTC website using this Apps.
Contents of Exhibition : The main feature of this exhibition is the pictorial presentation of futuristic projects like elevated corridor, escalator and new station buildings, which is very informative. It depicts various aspects of suburban system through attractive photographs and slide shows. Photographs of 125 years of Bandra station, 100 years of Harbour services on WR, 50 years of exhibition on Western Railway and 10 years of Train Management System, Western Railway'se-connect i.e IT , yearly round up and Milestones mainly on being 'First on Indian Railways' .
Main Attractions: ØThe main attractions of the exhibition include scrolls depicting historical landmarks as well as interesting working models , scrollers of Rail fans photographs. ØRailway enthusiasts can also purchase attractive Heritage Greeting Cards, book marks , ready recknor (tariff card) etc from the Sale Counter.
Social Awareness Issues: Safety of its esteemed commuters has also been a prime concern of Western Railway. Various drives are regularly carried out by WR to warn/educate public on various safety related issues such as trespassing, roof top travelling and safety at level crossings. WR will showcase these social messages as well as messages on issues on Drugging, Ticketless Travelling, Cleanliness, etc.
Participation of Railway Enthusiasts : For the first time Western Railway has given platform to railway enthusiasts for participating in WR Exhibition. Members of IRFCA, a group of Railway enthusiasts have expressed their keen interest to participate in this exhibition by providing beautiful photographs of train and locomotives etc. Hence, a Public Participation Corner has been set up in the Exhibition for the first time. Quiz Competition :
WR has organised a quiz competition which is open for all viewers other than railwaymen. The lucky winner will be awarded with attractive prizes.
First EMU service in Dahanu Road-Churchgate will be flagged off by Shri Pawan Kumar Bansal, Hon'ble Minister of Railways in a function at Dahanu Road Railway station on 16th April, 2013. Shri Prithviraj Chavan, Hon'ble Chief Minister, Govt. of Maharashtra will be the Chief Guest. Other dignitaries will also be present on this occasion. The EMU train which will be flagged off by Hon'ble Minister for Railways at 10.10 hrs from Dahanu Road will run stopping at all stations between Dahanu Road and Virar and then as a fast train between Virar and Churchgate. It will reach Churchgate at 12.58 hrs. Besides this, on 16/4/2013, one Virar-Dahanu Rd EMU train will be run ex Virar at 12.15 hrs reaching Dahanu Road at 13.45 hrs while another Dadar-Dahanu Rd EMU train will be run from Dadar at 18.00 hrs and it will... Read more...
reach Dahanu Road at 20.25 hrs. In up direction, Dahanu Rd-Dadar EMU train will be run ex Dahanu Road at 15.25 hrs reaching Dadar at 17.50 hrs. Another Dahanu Rd-Virar EMU train will start from Dahanu Road at 20.45 hrs and will reach Virar at 22.00 hrs. The regular run of newly introduced EMU services will commence from 17/04/2013. With only a couple of trains introduced in 1867 in Churchgate–Virar section, the suburban system has become the lifeline of the city, carrying more than 36 million commuters today. The history of EMU trains in Western Railway's suburban section in Mumbai dates back to 1928 when EMU trains were first introduced. To cater to the increasing volume of commuters, Western Railway was first to introduce 9-car EMU trains in 1962. Similarly, Western Railway was pioneer in introducing 12-car trains on its suburban section in 1986. Later, Western Railway earned the distinction of being 1st railway to introduce country's largest 15-car trains on its suburban section.
15 new EMU trains have been introduced in Churchgate-Dahanu Road Section.2 shuttle trains running between Dahanu Road and Borivali have been replaced by EMU and extended upto Churchgate.2 EMU services running between Dadar and Virar have been extended till Dahanu Road and 1 EMU services running between Churchgate and Virar has also been extended to Dahanu Road.
Apart from above, 4 MEMU services which were running between Dahanu Road and Virar have been extended upto Dadar.
Following new 20 EMU services has been introduced between Churchgate & Dahanu Road
Train No. 09045 Bandra (T)-Jaipur Weekly Special train will leave Bandra (T) at 14.35 hrs on every Friday to reach Jaipur at 10.35 hrs the next day from 19th April to 28th June, 2013. Similarly, in return direction, Train No. 09046Jaipur-Bandra (T) Weekly Special train will leave Jaipurat 12.00hrs on every Saturdayand arrive Bandra (T) at 10.40hrs, the next day from 20thApril to 29th June, 2013.
The train will comprise of 2 tier AC, 3 tier AC, II class and second class general coaches.
Enroute the train will halt at Borivali, Valsad, Surat, Bharuch, Vadodara, Anand, Nadiad, Ahmedabad, Mehsana, Palanpur, Abu Road, Falna,... Read more...
Marwar Jn, Beawar, Ajmer, Kishangarh and Phulera stations in both directions.
The booking of train No. 09045 will open from Tuesday 16th April, 2013.
Western Railway will introduce new 79456/79455 Chota Udepur – Vadodara DEMU train from 8th April, 2013 Ex Chota Udepur and from 9th April, 2013 Ex Vadodara. The inaugural service will be run as Train No.79456 Ex Chota Udepur at 15.30 hrs on 8th April, 2013. It will reach Vadodara at 18.45 hrs the same day. In its regular run, Train No. 79456 Chota Udepur - Vadodara DEMU will depart from Chota Udepur at 15.30 hrs every day from 8th April, 2013 to reach Vadodara at 18.45 hrs the same day. ... Read more...
In its return direction, Train No. 79455 Vadodara – Chota Udepur DEMU will depart from Vadodara at 11.45 hrs every day from 9th April, 2013 to reach Chota Udepur at 14.55 hrs the same day. The train will halt at Pratapnagar, Kelanpur, Khundela, Bhilupur, Thuwavi, Dabhoi Jn, Vadhvana, Amalpur, Sankheda Bahadurpur, Chuchapura, Jojwa, Bodeli, Jabugam, Suskal, Pavi, Tejgadh and Puniyavat stations in both the directions. It will consist of II class general coaches.
To carry out maintenance work of track, signaling & overhead equipments, five hours jumbo block will be taken between Goregaon and Borivali stations from 10.35 hrs to 15.35 hrs on Sunday i.e 7th April, 2013 on Up & Down Through i.e fast lines. During the block period, all Up & Down fast line trains will run on slow lines between Goregaon and Borivali stations. Also, Borivali trains will be dealt on Platform No. 7/8/2 and Virar trains on Platform No.1/3 at Borivali. Mail/Express trains will be dealt on Platform No. 6/6A and 3 at Borivali. Some Up & Down local trains will remain cancelled. Detailed information to this effect is available with concerned Station Masters. Passengers are... Read more...
The work of construction of CC Apron on PF no 3 at Surat Railway station will commence from 06.04.13 and will be completed by 04.06.13. Hence, a block will be taken at Platform No.3 at Surat during this period. Due to the above block, following trains will be short terminated at Udhna station instead of Surat station : Sr. No. Train No. Running between 1 59014 Bhusawal-Surat Passenger 2 ... Read more...
A IInd class sleeper coach will be provided vice First Class coach in 59031/59032 Surat-Bharuch-Surat shuttle. Some long distance trains will be delayed by 5 minutes to 20 minutes due to the block. Passengers are requested to please take note of the above and cooperate with the railway administration.
Train No.09003 Mumbai Central – New Delhi Bi-weekly superfast AC special will depart from Mumbai Central on every Tuesday & Saturday at 19.45 hrs to reach New Delhi at 17.35 hrs next day from 13thApril to 29th June, 2013. In return direction, train No. 09004 New Delhi– Mumbai Central Bi-weekly superfast AC Special will depart from New Delhi on every Wednesday & Sunday at 23.40 hrs and will arriveMumbai Central at 21.15 hrsthe next day from 14thApril to 30th June, 2013. The train will have First AC, AC 2 Tier & AC 3 Tier coaches.
Enroute the train will halt at Borivali, Surat, Vadodara, Ratlam, Kota , Sawai Madhopur, Gangapur City, Hindaun City, Bharatpur and Mathura Jn. in both directions.
Western Railway has already announced train No. 09005/09006 Mumbai Central- New Delhi Bi-weekly Superfast Summer special train which is run on every Sunday & Wednesday from 03rdApril, 2013 to 26th June, 2013 Ex Mumbai Central.
The booking of train No. 09003 will open from Monday, 08th April, 2013.
Night Jumbo Block at Bandra Terminus (Main) and Yard
To carry out maintenance work of track, signalling & overhead equipments, a jumbo block of five hours will be taken at Bandra Terminus (Main) and Yard from 23.00 hrs to 04.00 hrs in the night falling between Sunday/Monday, 31st March/1st April, 2013. There will be no jumbo block during day time on WR suburban section on Sunday, 31st March, 2013. All suburban services will run as per schedule.
To facilitate the passengers during summer holidays, Western Railway will run summer special train between Indore and Patna Jn from 4th April, 2013 to 29th June, 2013.
ØIndore – Patna Bi- Weekly Special Train
Train No.09305 Indore – Patna Bi-Weekly special train will leave Indore on every Monday & Thursday at 15.05 hrs to reach Patna Jn. at 20.00 hrs, the next day from 4th April to 27thJune, 2013. Similarly, Train No. 09306 Patna - Indore Bi-Weekly special will depart from Patna on every Wednesday & Saturday at 00.10 hrs to arrive Indore at 04.50 hrs , the next day respectively from 6th April to 29thJune, 2013. ... Read more...
The train will have AC II tier, AC III tier, sleeper classand II class general coaches.
It will halt at Dewas, Ujjain, Maksi, Guna, Malkhedi, Sagour, Damoh, Katni, Maihar, Satna, Manikpur, Chheoki, Mirzapur, Mughalsarai, Buxar, Ara and Danapur stations in both directions.
The booking of Train No.09305 will open from 01st April, 2013.
To facilitate passengers during festive season and to clear extra rush of traffic, Western Railway will run one special train to Indore on 01st April, 2013.
Mumbai Central – Indore Special Train No. 09029 Mumbai Central - Indore Special train will leave Mumbai Central at 12.25 hrs on 01st April,2013 (Monday ) and will reach Indore at 03.30 hrs on next day. This train will run only for one day i.e 01stApril, 2013. This train will halt at Borivali, Surat, Vadodara, Dahod, Ratlam, Nagda, Ujjain and Dewas station. It will have AC 2 tier, AC 3 tier, Sleeper class and 2ndclass general coaches. ... Read more...
The booking of train No. 09029 will open from Saturday, 30th March, 2013.
For the convenience of passengers, Western Railway has decided to augment onE First Class coaches in 12929/12930 Valsad – Dahod Inter City Express w.e.f 01stApril, 2013 exValsad on permanent basis. After augmentation, now 12929/12930 Valsad – Dahod Inter City Express will run with 19 coaches.
Making the daily commute more comfortable Western Railway will introduce 40 new suburban services of 15-car and 12- car on Churchgate-Virar section from 29thMarch, 2013. It will introduce two more 12-car Ladies Special trains between Churchgate and Vasai Road, taking the total number of Ladies special to 8 on its suburban section. The newly introduced ladies Specials will be run during peak hours to further facilitate the women commuters. In Up direction, the new ladies special will start from Vasai Road at 9.56 hrs while in return direction it will start from Churchgate at 19.40 hrs. Out of 40 new suburban services, 16 services will be 15-car services including 6 services during peak hours to facilitate commuters during rush period. The total number... Read more...
of 15-car services will go upto 30 on Western Railway. These 40 new services include 19 Up and 21 Down trains.The section-wise detail is as under:- Churchgate-Virar -Churchgate 3 Up 3 Dn Nalasopara-Churchgate 2 Up - Churchgate-Vasai Road-Churchgate 1Up(Ladies Special) 1 Dn (Ladies Special) Churchgate-Bhayandar-Churchgate 2 Up 3 Dn Churchgate-Bandra - 2 Dn Dadar-Bhayandar-Dadar 1 Up 1 Dn Bandra-Bhayandar - 1 Dn Churchgate-Andheri-Churchgate 2 Up 2 Dn Borivali-Virar-Borivali 6 Up 2 Dn Borivali-Nalasopara - 1 Dn Borivali-Vasai Road - 1 Dn Andheri-Bhayandar-Andheri 2 Up 1 Dn Andheri-Virar - 2 Dn Borivali-Bhayandar - 1 Dn Total New Services 19 21 Also 10 services of nine car will be conveted to 12 car from 29th March, 2013. The addition of 40 new services willfurther increase the carrying capacity to a great extent by providing additional space for about 1,75,000 commuters per day. With this, the total number of WR’s daily suburban services will go up to 1290. Break up of Suburban Services on Western Railway 15 car 30 12 Car 1150 Harbour locals 110 Total Services 1290