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Apr 14 (12:25)
PNR/Waitlist/RAC/Confirmation

Entry# 2234     
Forever Railfan^~
Procedure & Rules for Counter Ticket Cancellation

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Blog Post# 4611089-0     
Forever Railfan^~   Added by: Forever Railfan^~  Apr 14 (12:25)
Counter Ticket Cancellation Procedure.
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1]Enter PNR Number, Train number along with Captcha.
2]Select check box to confirm that rules and procedure are read.
3]After click on submit an OTP will be sent on mobile
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number given at the time of booking, enter the received OTP and click submit.
4]After the OTP is validated PNR details will be displayed on the screen.
5]After verifying the details Click on ‘Cancel Ticket’ for full cancellation. Refund amount due will be displayed on the screen.
6]An SMS will be sent with PNR and refund details. Sample format: “Your PNR xxxxxxxxxx has been cancelled. Collect refund amt xxxxx from journey commencing station or nearby satellite PRS locations. Ref. Terms & conditions”
7]For tickets cancelled (including return journey tickets) before 24 hours of scheduled train departure time:
*Refund of fare as permissible can be collected on submission of original PRS counter ticket from any PRS counter of Indian Railways upto 4 hours before the scheduled departure time of the train in case of confirmed tickets and upto thirty minutes before the scheduled departure time of train in case of RAC/waitlisted tickets.
8]For tickets cancelled (including return journey tickets) between 24 hours and upto 4 hours for the confirmed tickets and upto thirty minutes for RAC/waitlisted tickets before the scheduled departure time: Refund of cancelled PRS counter tickets through IRCTC website or 139 at present is permitted only at the journey commencing station or nearby satellite PRS locations by surrendering original journey ticket. Please check the convenience of collecting refund from journey commencing station before cancelling your ticket.
*During first two hours of the opening of PRS counters on the next day for the tickets for the trains whose scheduled departure as under:- time is (i) between 1801 hours and 0600 hours.
*Upto 4 hours after the scheduled departure of the train during the working hours of PRS counters/current counters/special counters where cancellation is permitted round the clock on the tickets for the trains whose scheduled departure time is (i) between 0601 hours and 1800 hours.
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Counter Ticket Cancellation Rules
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1]This may be applicable only in case valid mobile number has been given at the time of booking.
2]Cancellation of tickets and refund of fare may be permitted for PRS counter tickets in normal circumstances only and not in case of late running of trains/cancellation of train etc.
3]Online cancellation shall be permitted only upto 4 hours before the scheduled departure of the train if ticket is fully confirmed.
4]Online cancellation shall be permitted only upto 30 minutes before the scheduled departure of the train if ticket is RAC/Waitlist.
5]For tickets cancelled (including return journey tickets) before 24 hours of scheduled train departure time:
*Refund of fare as permissible can be collected on submission of original PRS counter ticket from any PRS counter of Indian Railways upto 4 hours before the scheduled departure time of the train in case of confirmed tickets and upto thirty minutes before the scheduled departure time of train in case of RAC/waitlisted tickets.
6]For tickets cancelled (including return journey tickets) between 24 hours and upto 4 hours for the confirmed tickets and upto thirty minutes for RAC/waitlisted tickets before the scheduled departure time: Refund of cancelled PRS counter tickets through IRCTC website or 139 at present is permitted only at the journey commencing station or nearby satellite PRS locations by surrendering original journey ticket. Please check the convenience of collecting refund from journey commencing station before cancelling your ticket.
*During first two hours of the opening of PRS counters on the next day for the tickets for the trains whose scheduled departure as under:- time is (i) between 1801 hours and 0600 hours.
*Upto 4 hours after the scheduled departure of the train during the working hours of PRS counters/current counters/special counters where cancellation is permitted round the clock on the tickets for the trains whose scheduled departure time is (i) between 0601 hours and 1800 hours.
7]Passenger details (Viz.name, age, gender, booking status, current status) and journey details will be displayed on the website.
8]Once the passenger confirms full cancellation of PNR will be done and PNR will be marked as Cancelled but not refunded in the system. Seat/berth will be released. Refund amount due will also be displayed to the passenger on website.
9]All the privilege/duty pass/PTOs/complimentary pass tickets may be allowed to be cancelled through website. In the case of pass zero refund is permissible however, for validity of the pass for fresh booking the passenger shall approach the counter to get the pass re-validated by marking the same cancelled against the earlier booked tickets as per prescribed rule.
++PTO’s tickets are issued on 1/3rd of the total basic fares and normal cancellation charge is applicable in these tickets also. Therefore in many cases ticket value on PTOs is less than the cancellation charges therefore passengers may or may not cancel the tickets therefore cancellation across IRCTC website may be allowed in the case of PTOs also.
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Apr 07 (00:10)
Locomotives

Entry# 2233     
King Kerala Express^~
Diesel Locomotive Class - WDG 4G

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Apr 12 (16:02)
Blog Post# 4610176-0     
Welcome VIKRAMSHILA in 130mps family^~   Added by: Welcome VIKRAMSHILA in 130mps family^~  Apr 12 (16:03)
The WDG-4G (Wide/broad Gauge Diesel Goods/freight, Class 4G) is a class of 4,500 HP Diesel-electric freight locomotive developed by GE Transportation based on its existing Evolution Series of locomotives for Indian Railways. The locomotives will be manufactured in a newly constructed factory (Diesel Locomotive Factory, Marhowra) in Bihar.
ROZA WDG4G Leading CAR CARRIER Rake
Location - Near Lakhminia (ECR)
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Blog Post# 4607693-0     
King Kerala Express^~   Added by: King Kerala Express^~  Apr 07 (00:10)
Diesel Locomotive Class - WDG 4G
The WDG-4G (Wide/broad Gauge Diesel Goods/freight, Class 4G) is a class of 4,500 HP Diesel-electric freight locomotive developed by GE Transportation based on its existing Evolution Series of locomotives for Indian Railways. The locomotives will be manufactured in a newly constructed factory (Diesel Locomotive Factory, Marhowra) in Bihar. They will be used exclusively for freight hauling and will replace the existing fleet of old Alco locomotives. They will also feature the most fuel efficient diesel engine (GEVO) used till now by Indian Railways. For driver's comfort, cabs will have air conditioning and toilets.
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Power type: Diesel
• Builder: Diesel Locomotive Factory, Marhowra
• Model: GE ES43ACmi
• Build date: August 2017
• Total produced: 174 as of March 2020
Configuration:

• UIC: Co-Co
• Gauge: 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)Broad Gauge
• Wheel diameter: 43" (1092 mm)
• Axle load: 22,000 kg (49,000 lb)
• Loco weight: 132,000 kg (291,000 lb)
• Fuel type: Diesel
• Fuel capacity: 6,300 L (1,400 imp gal; 1,700 US gal)
• Prime mover: GE GEVO-12 Tier 1
• Engine type: V12 Diesel engine, 4-stroke engine
• Aspiration: Turbocharged
• Traction motors: 6
• Cylinders: 12
• Transmission: Diesel electric
• MU working: Yes
• Train brakes: Air, Dynamic Brake
Performance figures:
• Maximum speed: 100 km/h (62 mph)
• Power output: 4,500 hp (3,400 kW)
• Tractive effort: Starting: 544 kN (122,296 lbf)
Continuous: 405 kN
Diesel Loco Shed Roza is the shed which maintains WDG 4G locomotives
Total active locomotives in Service as of 01-03-2020: 174
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Mar 26 (17:49)
General

Entry# 2232     
Forever Railfan^~
What is Self Propelled Accident Relief Train (SPART)?

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Mar 26 (17:48)
Blog Post# 4602569-0     
Forever Railfan^~   Added by: Forever Railfan^~  Mar 26 (17:49)
Self Propelled Accident Relief Train (SPART)
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Introduction:
Indian Railway is spread over 63000 km with around 7000 stations. To overcome the problem for the attention of accident site Accident Relief Train are provided at major nominated stations by means of which accident site around 8 to 10 hours journey are being covered. Keeping in view of disaster management to reduce transit time
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from 8 to 10 hours to 1 to 4 hours Indian Railway has introduced SPART and SPARMV. At present 185 SPART and SPARMV are working in the different division of Indian Railway to cover of a distance of 150 km.
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Salient Features of SPART:
It is designed for ICF coaches at RCF & ICF since 1999.
As per RSRC recommendation, it should be bundled in three coaches but existing SPART are running with two nos. of coaches.
It is the self-propelled vehicle, therefore, no need of locomotive to haul the ART.
Being self-driven unit reduces shunting time during the course of operation/ movement And can be started with within on a short notice.
It can be driven by both end i.e. DPC (Driving Power Car) and DTC (Driving Trailer Car) end.
It is a compact unit consisting of two Nos. of coaches. Therefore it is required very short CSR (Clear Standing Room) and can be reached at the very nearest point of Accident.
It is consisting of two nos. of engines having capacity 345 HP each (Under Slung Prime Mover) are installed which are synchronized to get optimum speed incorporation With two nos. of transmission in axle driven units.
In case of failure of one unit under the slung unit with the help of another unit, it can be driven by the rested speed of 30Kmph to clear block section.
DPC unit AMUs Bogie is provided it is also known as DHMU.
It is capable to haul three nos. of coaches; one additional coach may be attached In SPART after up-gradation of DPC & DTC end.
In DPC/Supervisor van has accommodation for four nos. officers and sixteen nos.of staff members. There is also the provision of one kitchen room, bathroom, and libratory room.
DTC/Tool van can equip S&T gears, HRE, Electrical fittings for illumination (i.e. ASKA light) and gas & cold cutting equipment, gauges, trolleys for material handling And different lubricating oil.
All equipment is provided as per norms of “B” class Breakdown except Crane.
Coaches of SPART are designed for 140Kmph but CRS has given the sanction of 95Kmph.
Its POH is carried out after an interval of 3.5 Years.
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Inspection schedule of officers are as under:
1]Jr. Scale Officer- monthly
2-Sr. Scale Officer- Quarterly
3]J.A. Grade Officer- Half Yearly.
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Mar 26 (17:44)
General

Entry# 2231     
Forever Railfan^~
What is MEMU trains ?

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Mar 26 (17:41)
Blog Post# 4602566-0     
Bankura Railfan^~   Added by: Forever Railfan^~  Mar 26 (17:44)
What is MEMU trains ?
The Mainline Electric Multiple Unit (MEMU) are electric multiple (EMU) trains that serve short- and medium-distance routes in India, as compared to normal EMU trains ("local" trains) that connect urban and suburban areas.
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Area served : India
Transit type : Rapid transit
Operation
Began operation : 1995
Operator(s) : Indian Railways
Reporting marks : IR
Train length :4 to 8 coaches
Technical
No. of tracks : 2+
Track gauge : 5 ft 6 in (1,676 mm) broad gauge
Eletrification : 25 kV AC Overhead line .
Top speed : 130 km/h (81 mph) . Source : Wikipedia.
Mar 21 (19:35)
General

Entry# 2230     
Forever Railfan^~
Duties Of Divisional Officers & Staff In Charge Of P.WAY ?

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Mar 21 (19:34)
Blog Post# 4599359-0     
Forever Railfan^~   Added by: Forever Railfan^~  Mar 21 (19:35)
DUTIES OF DIVISIONAL OFFICERS & STAFF IN CHARGE OF P. WAY
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1 Duties of incharge SSE/SE/JE (P. Way)
i) SSE/SE (P. Way) incharge of the section is responsible for pre-block operations, Block operations (other than machine operation) and Post-Block Operations as detailed for various machines in Chapter 3.
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After closing of the work by track machines, checking the condition of track and attending to any short-comings manually and ensuring that the track parameters are well within the safety tolerance and free of obstructions/infringements for safe passage of traffic before clearing the line block will be the responsibility of the SSE/SE/JE (P. Way) who works with the machine, including imposition of suitable speed restrictions, if necessary based on the condition of the track after machine working.
iii) The issue of revised caution orders and modifications to the location and extent of speed restrictions and providing shifting of various engineering indicators to suit the progress of work at the end of each day will be the responsibility of the SSE/SE/JE (P. Way) working with the machine.
iv) Transportation of tamping tools to be reconditioned and bringing back reconditioned tamping tools will be his responsibility. Similarly, he will be responsible for temporary storage and timely transportation of diesel oil, Lub Oil, Hydraulic Oil and other consumables from the Depots to various machines working in his jurisdiction.
v) He should make available the details of precise track geometry data for working of the tampers in design mode.
vi) He shall ensure the quality of work done by the machine and if the quality is not satisfactory he along with machine operator shall investigate and take suitable remedial measures.
vii) He is responsible for protection of the site of work and adjoining track wherever necessary. He will be responsible for arranging adequate precautionary measures for the safety of staff working with the machine in the block section against danger of trains on the adjoining line(s).
viii) He is responsible to ensure that the machine(s) are stabled in suitable sidings and at such stations as to minimising idle run of the machines as well as wastage of block hours in entering and clearing of the block section.
ix) He is responsible for clearing of the block section in case failure of the track machines in mid-section, duly calling for necessary assistance of light engine, breakdown special etc. as necessary.
x) He shall arrange for protecting and watching of stabled machines and to ensure that no sick vehicles etc, are pushed into the same siding affecting the taking out of the machines to avail blocks.
(xi) He shall co-ordinate with other departments like Traffic, OHE and S&T in the field to facilitate working.
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2] Duties of Assistant Engineer (Open Line)
i) He shall arrange for suitable accommodation for machine staff wherever camping coaches are not provided or are inadequate, with the facility of water supply, power supply and resting arrangement.
ii) He shall periodically inspect track machines working in his jurisdiction as specified in Chapter 5.
iii) He shall arrange for transportation of consumables, spares etc., required by the machines from the Depots to site of work.
iv) He shall ensure adequate lighting arraignments where night working by Machines are involved.
v) He monitor output and quality of work done by the machines.
vi) He shall co-ordinate with other departments like Traffic, OHE and S&T in the field to facilitate machine working.
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3] Duties of Sr. DEN/DEN
i) Sr. Divisional Engineer/Divisional Engineer is responsible for sending the Annual requirement plan for track machines to Headquarters and to initiate all preliminary works on receipt of Draft Deployment Plan from HQ and for timely completion of all preparatory works for operation of machines as per approved deployment programme as detailed in Para 5.1.1.
ii) He shall ensure that the prerequisites for introduction of various track machines as specified in Chapter 5 are complied with, well in advance of deployment of the machine.
iii) Wherever the frequency of tamping is more than the prescribed tamping cycle, necessary action should be taken by him to improve the track structure and to eliminate the causes leading to such more frequent tamping.
iv) He shall make arrangements for adequate external lighting when night working is involved.
v) He shall make arrangements for pre-block, during block and post-block working duly fixing agencies wherever required.
vi) He shall ensure that detailed MOUs for day to-day working are issued jointly with Sr. Divisional Operating Manager at Divisional level based on MOUs issued by the Headquarters.
vii) He shall plan necessary works for providing favourable cross-overs and sidings for berthing of machines wherever necessary.He should also ensure that arrangements are made for adequate lightening and water supply at such sidings.
viii) He shall ensure that machines are utilised in continuous stretches as per planned programme avoiding frequent shifting of the machines.
ix) During inspection of the machine working at site, he shall see the safety aspects of staff against danger of incoming trains on adjacent line(s).
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