Forum Super Search
 ♦ 
×
HashTag:
Member:
Posting Date From:
Posting Date To:
Train Type:
Train:
Station:
ONLY with Pic/Vid:
Sort by: Date:     Word Count:     Popularity:     
Public:    Pvt: Monitor:    RailFan Club:    

Search
  Go  
Full Site Search
  Search  
 
Sat Aug 19, 2017 00:22:15 ISTHomeTrainsΣChainsAtlasPNRForumGalleryNewsFAQTripsLoginFeedback
Sat Aug 19, 2017 00:22:15 IST

Blog Entry# 1970145  
Posted: Aug 23 2016 (07:01)

5 Responses
Last Response: Aug 23 2016 (11:21)
  
Rail News
0 Followers
1302 views
Commentary/Human InterestSCR/South Central  -  
Aug 23 2016 (07:00)   13 lakh devotees travelled by trains for Pushkarams
 

rdb*^   131570 news posts
Entry# 1970145   News Entry# 277887         Tags   Past Edits
SCR operating 213 trains everyday, says OSD Ramesh Babu
The South Central Railway (SCR), one of the major transportation modes for devotees for Krishna Pushkarams, has been operating 213 trains from various destinations to the city.
As many as 13 lakh pilgrims travelled by the trains in the last two days, said SCR Krishna Pushkaram Officer on Special Duty (OSD) S. Ramesh Babu.
Addressing
...
more...
newsmen here on Monday, the OSD said Sunday (10{+t}{+h}day of Pushkarams) recorded the highest number and the SCR had operated five emergency trains to Visakhapatnam, Narsapur and Nellore. Two trains were extended up to Anakapalli and additional coaches were allotted to several trains. About 32,000 passengers travelled by trains between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. as per the data available from various ticket booking counters, he said.
“In 2004 Krishna Pushkarams, 10 lakh pilgrims utilised the services of the SCR. In 2016 utsavams, 13 lakh devotees travelled by trains, and we expect the figure to cross 15 lakh by Tuesday [when the fete conclude]. The SCR has earned Rs. 1 crore revenue during the ongoing pushkarams,” Mr. Ramesh Babu said.
Satellite railway stations set up at Gunadala, Rayanapadu, Krishna Canal and Madhuranagar were helping regulate the pilgrim rush at the main station. About 20,000 devotees had been alighting at these stations every day, the OSD said.
Staff from about 15 departments had been pressed into service for operating the emergency trains and extending some trains, Mr. Ramesh Babu said and complimented the security personnel for effective control on and off the platforms.
“We are running about 50 pushkaram special trains, more than 170 regular trains, besides operating emergency trains and providing additional coaches to many trains,” the OSD who monitored the situation on the platforms on Monday said.

  
1739 views
Aug 23 2016 (07:01)
rdb*^   31694 blog posts   384473 correct pred (81% accurate)
Re# 1970145-1            Tags   Past Edits
Rlys and SCR have done tremendous job in managing the rush of Krishna Pushkarams

  
1536 views
Aug 23 2016 (08:49)
Guest: 479db974   show all posts
Re# 1970145-2            Tags   Past Edits
nice job IR !

  
1524 views
Aug 23 2016 (11:19)
Where r d spcls dat wr ran by using bza snsi rake~   2094 blog posts   47 correct pred (69% accurate)
Re# 1970145-3            Tags   Past Edits
Kudos to SCR

  
1671 views
Aug 23 2016 (11:20)
Koilakuntla in IR~   7868 blog posts   7 correct pred (64% accurate)
Re# 1970145-4            Tags   Past Edits
Haha...many disappointed as there was no delays and reschedules except for few spl trains!!!!!

  
1498 views
Aug 23 2016 (11:21)
Guest: 7131ce16   show all posts
Re# 1970145-5            Tags   Past Edits
yes bza centrally location is gift in theses cases

ARP (Advanced Reservation Period) Calculator

Reservations Open Today @ 8am for:
Trains with ARP 10 Dep on: Tue Aug 29
Trains with ARP 15 Dep on: Sun Sep 3
Trains with ARP 30 Dep on: Mon Sep 18
Trains with ARP 120 Dep on: Sun Dec 17

  
  

Rail News

New Trains

Site Announcements

  • Entry# 2175399
    Feb 23 2017 (01:22PM)


    There has recently been a lot of frustration among RFs when their Station Pics, Loco Pics, Train Pics get rejected because the "number is not showing", "shed is not visible", the loco/train is at a distance, Train Board is too small, "better pic available", etc. . To address this issue, effective tomorrow, ALL...
  • Entry# 2165159
    Feb 15 2017 (09:53AM)


    A minor update, but may impact many members: Hereafter, FMs will be able to delete invalid Red Flags on Imaginary trains. Red Flags can be removed by FMs, only against specific complaints filed against the blog. This does not give all members the right to complain against EVERY single red flag they...
  • Entry# 2155798
    Feb 08 2017 (11:40AM)


    -@all members: As of recently, there has been a trend whereby minor name updates of Trains/Stations - whether such and such regional name should be there or not, whether the train should be called "Abc Express" or "Abc Superfast Express", etc. are threatening to take over the majority of Timeline entries. Also,...
  • Entry# 2147631
    Feb 01 2017 (11:05AM)


    A new experimental feature is being introduced called BotD - "Blog of the Day". The rules are: . 1. Replies are not eligible - only the Top Blog. 2. ONLY Blogs posted today (the day of the vote) are eligible. 3. Every member has ONE vote. In the course of the day, you may keep...
  • Entry# 2136570
    Jan 23 2017 (12:25AM)


    Several new features have been introduced recently to the Forum, and we are forever striving to make Member experience here more productive and satisfying. With the recent introduction and success of the new FM System, it has been observed that small groups of highly involved and enthusiastic members are far more...
  • Entry# 2134907
    Jan 21 2017 (02:46PM)


    It has been over 2 weeks since the appointment of the current batch of FMs and 750 Complaints have been handled so far. It gives me immense pleasure in congratulating them for running the team diligently, professionally, competently and above all, without a shred of controversy or bias. The FM position...
Scroll to Top
Scroll to Bottom


Go to Mobile site
Disclaimer: This website has NO affiliation with the Government-run site of Indian Railways. This site does NOT claim 100% accuracy of fast-changing Rail Information. YOU are responsible for independently confirming the validity of information through other sources.