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Commentary/Human Interest
Aug 12 2016 (16:01)   Doubling and Tripling of Railway Lines

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Entry# 1960433   News Entry# 277016         Tags   Past Edits
Government has approved 5 Doubling/Tripling projects worth Rs.10739 Crore on 25.05.2016. As most of the Railway lines straddle across one or more States, State-wise data is not maintained; Zone-wise details are as under:-

S. No.
Zonal Railway
of Project
(` in Cr.)
Outlay 16-17
(` in Cr.)
North Eastern
Rosa-Sitapur Cantt-Burwal
Surendranagar-Rajkot doubling with electrification
Pune-Miraj-Londa doubling
East Coast
Vizianagaram-Sambhalpur(Titlagarh) 3rd line
West Central
Bina-Katni 3rd line
As these projects have recently been sanctioned, no expenditure has been incurred.
This Press Release is based on the information given by the Minister of State for Railways Shri Rajen Gohain in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha on 12.08.2016 (Friday).



(Release ID :148790)

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Aug 12 2016 (17:30)
LHB rake coromandel exp   30 blog posts
Re# 1960433-5            Tags   Past Edits
It is VZM - TIG, not SBP

Aug 12 2016 (17:34)
Realrider   667 blog posts
Re# 1960433-6            Tags   Past Edits
East Coast
Vizianagaram-Sambhalpur(Titlagarh) 3rd line

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Aug 11 2016 (07:09)   Kalaburagi-Bidar line to be commissioned in February 2017

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Entry# 1958214   News Entry# 276779         Tags   Past Edits
Kalaburagi-Bidar line to be commissioned in February 2017
10 Aug, 2016 in Central Railway, Solapur Division / South Central Railway, Secunderabad Division by rail
Gulbarga Bidar lineKalaburagi: The long-pending Kalaburagi-Bidar new rail line will be commissioned in February 2017 after the completion of the ongoing works on laying rail lines and construction of railway stations between Kalaburagi and Humnabad, Ajai Kumar Dubey, Divisional Railway Manager, Central Railway, has said.Speaking at the flagging of ceremony of the Gulbarga-Hyderabad Inter-city Express on Monday, he outlined the works taken up by the Railways in the
Kalaburagi region.
He said that the fourth platform at the Gulbarga Railway Station, constructed at a cost of Rs. 4.5 crore, would be commissioned in September and the second foot overbridge along with a lift in the fourth platform, set up at a cost of Rs. 2.6 crore, would be commissioned by March 2017.
The road overbridge at Mother Teresa School on the New Jewargi Road, taken up at a cost of Rs. 20 crore, was expected to be completed by June 2017.
The road overbridge on Kalaburagi-Afzalpur Road, taken up at a cost of Rs. 5.5 crore, would be completed by December. The installation of closed-circuit television cameras at the Gulbarga Railway Station under the Nirbhaya fund would also be completed in the same month. Mr. Dubey said that the rail underbridge at Tarfile near the Gulbarga Railway Station, taken up at a cost of Rs. 3.9 crore, would be completed by September and the second entry to the Gulbarga Railway Station would be completed on August 31.
The Railways also proposes to take up the work on a road overbridge to replace the level crossing at Hirapur and Balram Chowk in Chittapur at an estimated cost of Rs. 56 crore. The Gangapur Road Railway Station would be developed and a foot overbridge would be constructed at an estimated cost of Rs. 5.5 crore.
Pitline and Fourth platform at Gulbarga Railway Station will be commissioned in September
Mr. Dubey said that the Railways had completed the work on constructing a pit-line for carriage maintenance of 26 coaches in Gulbarga Railway Station at a cost of Rs. 6.21 crore and provided cover over platform in the first platform at the Gulbaga Railway Station at a cost of Rs. 54.64 lakh. The Railways had started using bio-diesel at Wadi Railway Consumer Depots.
Gulbarga-Hyderabad Inter-city Express resumes service
Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu flagged off the Gulbarga-Hyderabad Inter-city Express through a video link from the Secunderabad Railway Station on Monday. He was joined by Medical Education Minister Sharanprakash Patil at the Gulbarga Railway Station.
The same train was inaugurated without any official function in February. But the service was discontinued after a month owing to lack of response from passengers. Major reasons for this were the unsuitable departure timing of the train from the Gulbarga and Hyderabad railway stations and the decision by the Railways not to provide halts at Chittapur, Malkhed and Sedam stations.
No official reason was given for the flagging of the train for the second time. The schedule of the train and halts remain the same. Senior officials did not give any reason for not changing them.
Dr. Patil said that the timing should be changed to suit the requirement of passengers and the Railways should provide halts at Chittapur, Malkhed and Sedam stations. Basavaraj Patil Sedam, MP, said that he had discussed the issue with the Railway Minister. He also demanded that the Railway Ministry start the work of setting up a railway divisional headquarters in Kalaburagi.
The former Minister Qamarul Islam expressed his happiness over the resumption of the train and wanted more halts and a change in the timing.
The train would start at 10.15 a.m. in Kalaburagi and reach Hyderabad at 2.50 p.m. While returning, the train will leave Hyderabad at 4 p.m. and reach Kalaburagi at 9 p.m.
The train will stop at Shahabad, Wadi, Tandur, Vikarabad, and Lingampally.
This train will have one AC chair car, and 10 coaches of second class reserved coaches.
Divisional Railway Manager of Central Railways at Solapur Ajai Kumar Dubey was present.
The train was inaugurated in February, but the service was discontinued

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Aug 11 2016 (18:20)
LHB rake coromandel exp   30 blog posts
Re# 1958214-4            Tags   Past Edits
Then BIDAR- YESWANTHPUR - BIDAR daily will run via GR, WADI which will reduce the distance between the two places.

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Aug 12 2016 (08:01)
GZB WAP7 Namma Rajdhani*^~   9764 blog posts   497 correct pred (74% accurate)
Re# 1958214-6            Tags   Past Edits
Bidar YPR should be in existing route , they can divert Nanded

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General Travel
Aug 10 2016 (08:10)   07762/Tirupati - Vishakapatnam Double Decker Special

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Entry# 1957123            Tags   Past Edits
SCR is giving very odd timings for DD and later saying very poor response. This can start TPTY after 6am

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Aug 11 2016 (18:17)
LHB rake coromandel exp   30 blog posts
Re# 1957123-64            Tags   Past Edits
The train should start at 6.00 pm at TIRUPATY and reach at 6.00 am at VSKP. In the reverse direction also the same timings. SUPER HIT ...SUPER HIT.

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Aug 07 2016 (08:06)   Weekly train from Puducherry to Santragachhi

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Entry# 1954489   News Entry# 276226         Tags   Past Edits
Railways introduced a weekly train between Puducherry and Santragachhi.
The train No. 06010 Puducherry-Santragachhi will leave Puducherry on Saturdays on August 6, 27, Sept. 3, 10, Oct. 8,15, 22, and 29, and Nov. 5 and 12{+.}November at 7.15 p.m.and will reach Santragachhi on Mondays at 4.30 a.m. In return direction , the train No. 06009 Santragachhi-Puducherry will leave Santragachhi on Mondays on August 8, 29, Sept. 5, 12, Oct. 10, 17, 24 and 31, and Nov. 7 and 14 at 2.10 p.m. and will reach Puducherry on the next day at 8.15 p.m.

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Aug 07 2016 (22:07)
LHB rake coromandel exp   30 blog posts
Re# 1954489-2            Tags   Past Edits
It is only a special train.If it is regularized then only people will get full benefit .

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Travel Question
Apr 19 2016 (09:07)   12534/Pushpak Express (PT)

anubhavex   67 blog posts   33 correct pred (69% accurate)
Entry# 1809946            Tags   Past Edits
Want to know... What is "(PT)" in the name "12534/Pushpak Express (PT)"??

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Aug 06 2016 (21:11)
LHB rake coromandel exp   30 blog posts
Re# 1809946-20            Tags   Past Edits
PT means PREMIUM TATKAL . the train has PT quota .
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