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Nov 21 (18:24) Western Railways to introduce eight more AC local services from Nov 22 (m.economictimes.com)
New/Special Trains
WR/Western
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News Entry# 470570  Blog Entry# 5138825   
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Nov 21 2021 (18:26)
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Nov 21 2021 (18:26)
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Nov 21 2021 (18:26)
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Nov 21 2021 (18:26)
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Nov 21 2021 (18:26)
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Nov 21 2021 (18:26)
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Nov 21 2021 (18:26)
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Nov 21 2021 (18:26)
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Nov 21 2021 (18:26)
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The Western Railway (WR) will introduce eight more air-conditioned suburban services here from November 22, an official said on Friday. With the new addition, the number of air-conditioned suburban services will increase to 20 from the existing 12, he said.
"Eight new AC services will be introduced for the convenience of commuters in the suburban section of the WR, taking the number of AC services to 20," the official said.
Apart from this, the WR has decided to cancel two slow trains between Churchgate and Bandra, he said.
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Of the eight AC services, four each are in the UP and DOWN directions and two of the trains will operate in the peak hours.
One AC local will be plied between Virar and Churchgate, two between Borivali and Churchgate and one between Goregaon and Churchgate stations, he said.
In the down direction, one service will operate between Churchgate and Nallasopara, two between Churchgate and Borivali and one between Churchgate and Goregaon, the official said.
The Central Railway operates 26 air-conditioned local trains. Of these, 10 services operated on the main line, while remaining 16 services on the Trans-Harbour line between Thane-Vashi-Panvel.
Nov 21 (18:21) Nepal won't allow third-country nationals to travel to India by rail (m.tribuneindia.com)
Commentary/Human Interest
INT/International
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News Entry# 470569  Blog Entry# 5138821   
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Kathmandu, November 20
Nepal will not allow people from third countries to travel to India by rail via the Kurtha-Jayanagar railroad after Indian officials expressed security concerns, a senior official of the Department of Railways has said.
Deepak Kumar Bhattarai, director general at the department,said: "This was agreed while finalising the Standard Operating Procedure (SPA) for cross-border railway operation," The Kathmandu Post reported.
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SPA is a document outlining the procedures to be adopted while operating the railway service.
Nepal and India signed the SPA in New Delhi last month.
According to Bhattarai, India's security concern was one of the reasons why it took so long to finalise the SPA. With Nepal and India sharing a porous border, India has always been suspicious about the possibility of criminals and terrorists using the porous border to cause harm to India. Both sides have suffered from cross-border crimes over the last several years.
According to Bhattarai, Nepal will also notify India about the passengers on board to ensure security clearance at the border point. "Based on the ticket issued, we will have to send details of the passengers travelling to India," he said.
Even though the SPA was finalised, it is not clear when the railway service will resume with the Nepal government yet to introduce a law on railway service and the Nepal Railway Company yet to hire staff to operate the service. IANS
Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has announced to run a number of Special Trains in coordination with Central Railway to clear extra rush of passengers during Christmas and New Year 2022. According to an official release, the bookings for the trains will open from November 20, 2021. The special trains can be booked at all Passenger Reservation System (PRS) Counters and IRCTC Website.
Train number 01596: The Madgaon Junction - Panvel Special will leave from Madgaon Junctuon at 16:00 hours. every Sunday from November 21, 2021, to January 2, 2022. The train will reach Panvel at 03:15 hours on the next day.
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Train number 01595: Panvel - Madgaon Junction Special will leave from Panvel at 06:05 hours every Monday from November 22, 2021, to January 3, 2022. The train will reach Madgaon Jn. at 18:45 hours on the same day.
The train will halt at Karmali, Thivim, Sawantwadi Road, Kudal, Sindhudurg, Kankavali, Vaibhavwadi Road, Rajapur Road, Adavali, Ratnagiri, Sangameshwar Road, Sawarda, Chiplun, Khed, Mangaon and Roha stations, said the release.
"For detailed timings of above trains please visit www.enquiry.indianrail.gov.in or download NTES App," Indian Railways' ticketing arm's release said.
All norms of State & Central Government regarding COVID-19 including social distancing, sanitization, and others should be followed by passengers in the trains and at the Railway stations, the release further stated.
Nov 19 (13:58) পকেটে মিলল প্রায় দেড় লক্ষ টাকা, বরখাস্ত শিয়ালদার হেড TTE-সহ ২ (bangla.hindustantimes.com)
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News Entry# 470346  Blog Entry# 5135386   
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Nov 19 2021 (13:58)
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কর্তব্যরত অবস্থায় পকেট থেকে উদ্ধার হয়েছিল ১ লক্ষ ৫৩ হাজার টাকা। শিয়ালদা স্টেশনের হেড TTE-কে বরখাস্ত করল পূর্ব রেল। টাকার উৎস জানাতে না পারায় তাঁকে বরখাস্ত করা হয়েছে বলে জানিয়েছেন এক রেল আধিকারিক। একই কারণে বরখাস্ত হয়েছেন শিয়ালদা স্টেশনের সিনিয়র TTE প্রসূন বিশ্বাস।
রেলে পণ্য পরিবহণে TTE-দের দুর্নীতিতে যুক্ত থাকার অভিযোগ বহু পুরনো। অভিযোগ, বেশ ওজনের পণ্যের ওজন কম দেখিয়ে টাকা আদায়। কখনো টাকার বিনিময়ে বুকিং ছাড়াই পণ্য ট্রেনে তুলে দেন তাঁরা। যার ফলে বিশাল অংকের ক্ষতি হয় রেলের।
এবিষয়ে সুর্নির্দিষ্ট অভিযোগ পেয়ে গত ১৮ অক্টোবর শিয়ালদা স্টেশনে অভিযান চালায় দুর্নীতিদমন শাখা। শিয়ালদা
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স্টেশনের হেড TTE সোয়েব রেজার কাছ থেকে নগদ ১ লক্ষ ৫৩ হাজার উদ্ধার করেন তাঁরা। সিনিয়র TTE প্রসূন বিশ্বাসের কাছ থেকে উদ্ধার হয় ৪৮ হাজার টাকা। অথচ ২ ঘণ্টা আগে তাঁরা জানিয়েছিলেন তাঁদের পকেটে রয়েছে মাত্র ৫০০ টাকা। ২ ঘণ্টার মধ্যে তাঁদের কাছে এই বিপুল টাকা এল কোথা থেকে তা জানতে চান দুর্নীতি দমন শাখার আধিকারিকরা। কিন্তু কোনও সন্তোষজনক জবাব দিতে পারেননি ২ TTE. এর পরই তাঁদের সরাসরি বরখাস্ত করার সিদ্ধান্ত নেন আধিকারিকরা। আজীবন তাঁদের চাকরি থেকে বরখাস্ত করা হয়েছে।
রেলকর্মীদের একাংশ জানাচ্ছেন, শিয়ালদা - হাওড়ার মতো স্টেশনে TTE-দের মৌরসিপাট্টা দেখার মতো। ডিউটিতে না থাকলেও পণ্য পরিবহণের বিনিময়ে টাকা আদায় করেন তাঁরা। তাঁদের কড়া বার্তা দিতেই এই পদক্ষেপ বলে মনে করা হচ্ছে।
 
Nov 14 (20:21) Indian Railways will soon be serving only vegetarian food in some trains (www.livemint.com)
Commentary/Human Interest
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News Entry# 469985  Blog Entry# 5122958   
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Nov 14 2021 (20:21)
Train Tag: Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra - New Delhi Vande Bharat Express/22440 added by We Shall Overcomeᕯ/375223

Nov 14 2021 (20:21)
Train Tag: New Delhi - Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra Vande Bharat Express/22439 added by We Shall Overcomeᕯ/375223
IRCTC, is planning to promote ‘vegetarian-friendly travel’ by getting some trains 'sattvik certified'
Indian Railways: Soon, train passengers will only get pure vegetarian food, but the facility will be available on selected routes. The railways ticketing and catering subsidiary, IRCTC, is planning to promote "vegetarian-friendly travel" by getting some trains "sattvik certified".
It is for the first time that the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) will ensure that the vegetarian food items provided by the agency and its vendors are certified.
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According to a statement by Sattvik Council of India, it has tied up with the IRCTC to introduce vegetarian food services and promote vegan food on train routes connecting religious destinations.
The first train that is likely to be certified "sattvik" is Delhi to Katra Vande Bharat Express. The Delhi-Katra train's end stop is the Vaishno Devi temple. According to the council, the formula might be replicated in around 18 other trains, including the newly launched Ramayan Express.
"IRCTC base kitchens, executive lounges, budget hotels, food plazas, travel and tour packages, Rail Neer plants will be 'sattvik' certified to ensure, "vegetarian-friendly travel," Sattvik Council of India said in a statement. It will be launching the "sattvik" certification scheme along with the IRCTC on November 15. They will also create a handbook of the vegetarian kitchen.
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