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Blog Entry# 1971837  
Posted: Aug 25 2016 (07:26)

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Aug 25 2016 (07:26)   South Central Railway’s hour of glory
 

rdb*^   131692 news posts
Entry# 1971837   News Entry# 278104         Tags   Past Edits
It ferried an estimated 41 lakh pilgrims during the pushkarams
: The South Central Railway had run a record 691 special trains during the 12 days of the Krishna Pushkaralu and catered to the transport needs of more than 41 lakh passengers.
According to officials, the SCR had successfully handled the rush by adopting various methods of ticketing and adding up special trains, emergency trains and augmenting coaches as per the dynamic analysis of the passenger traffic trend.
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achieving 96 per cent punctuality of regular trains not affected by the special services stood as a highlight, officials said. The SCR had earned revenue of Rs. 47 crore from August 12 to August 23.
SCR General Manager Ravindra Gupta ensured that trains were optimally run connecting a network of 13 stations identified in the Krishna, Guntur and Kurnool districts.
The introduction of Mobile Ticket Booking & Enquiry Vans stationed at various Pushkar Ghats and the GPRS based Hand Held Mobile Terminals for issuance of tickets proved a boon for the lakhs of passengers. The SCR used all sorts of media including social network to publicise the availability of special trains and amenities at the stations A total of 2, 000 additional railway personnel including 1,250 Railway Protection Force (RPF) and 450 commercial staff had served the pilgrims and more than 600 contract staff was deployed to handle cleanliness works. The SCR had spent Rs. 35 crore to provide all amenities and additional enquiry counters.
It ferried an estimated 41 lakh passengers
during the pushkarams

  
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Aug 25 2016 (07:26)
rdb*^   31711 blog posts   384804 correct pred (81% accurate)
Re# 1971837-1            Tags   Past Edits
100% marks for SCR`

  
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Aug 25 2016 (07:37)
✿ఛుక్ 🚃 ఛుక్ 🚃 రైలు✿~   4030 blog posts   151 correct pred (71% accurate)
Re# 1971837-2            Tags   Past Edits
Hope this will repeat in 2020 also as tungabhadra pushkaram will be held @krnt, malm, alampur road

  
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Aug 25 2016 (07:44)
Mayank Kumar   11 blog posts   44 correct pred (48% accurate)
Re# 1971837-3            Tags   Past Edits
2020 is future year ,our current year is 2016 what u say

  
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Aug 25 2016 (08:52)
Guest: 744cc4ab   show all posts
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Dont expect much trains on that line

  
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Aug 25 2016 (12:43)
srinivasvasanthi~   4025 blog posts   13 correct pred (50% accurate)
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Congrats to SCR.

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