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Entry# 2797746-0
Large Station Board;
Entry# 2797746-0


CHM/Chalthan (3 PFs)
ચલથાન     चलथान

Track: Double Electric-Line

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National Highway 8, Kadodra
State: Gujarat

Elevation: 21 m above sea level
Zone: WR/Western   Division: Mumbai

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Type of Station: Regular
Number of Platforms: 3
Number of Halting Trains: 23
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Rating: 4.5/5 (8 votes)
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Sep 03 (18:29) WR TAPS TRANSPORTATION OF TEXTILE (wr.indianrailways.gov.in)
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WR/Western
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News Entry# 463831  Blog Entry# 5057967   
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Sep 03 2021 (18:29)
Station Tag: Kolkata Shalimar/SHM added by महाँकाल एक्सप्रेस/1084688

Sep 03 2021 (18:29)
Station Tag: Chalthan/CHM added by महाँकाल एक्सप्रेस/1084688
Stations:  Kolkata Shalimar/SHM   Chalthan/CHM  
WR TAPS TRANSPORTATION OF TEXTILE
MAIDEN TEXTILE PARCEL SPECIAL FROM CHALTHAN TO SHALIMAR
Photo caption: Views of textile parcels being loaded at Surat station.
Western Railway's goods & parcel special trains have been continuously traversing across the country to keep the supply of essential commodities moving. Regular meeting with transport aggregators, transporters, transport associations viz. STGTA & textile manufacturer’s/ trader’s association viz. FOSTTA, SGTTA have helped
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in changing the perception of industry towards rail as a service provider. In continuation to this, Business Development Unit (BDU) of WR’s Mumbai Division, for the first time transported textile weighing 202.4 tonnes from Chalthan to Shalimar, Kolkata, tapping o­nto the huge potential of textile market of Surat city. This has resulted in revenue generation of Rs. 9.66 lakhs.Under the energetic guidance of Shri Alok Kansal - General Manager of Western Railway, the Divisional BDUs are being closely monitored which resulted in not o­nly improvement in parcel traffic, but also acquiring better freight opportunities in terms of new traffic.
According to a press release issued by Shri Sumit Thakur – Chief Public Relations Officer of Western Railway, In current financial year, Mumbai Division has transported 225 o­n demand VPs generating revenue of Rs2.40 Cr. till the end of Aug, 21. Regular indents for VPU has been received from Chalthan & Surat stations for Shalimar, Tata Nagar & other popular destinations. With permission to utilize NMG rake (used to transport automobile traffic) for parcel loading, Mumbai Division aggressively marketed the product amongst textile industry majors.Shri Thakur further added that recently Western Railway’s BDU of Vadodara Division also made a remarkable achievement of transporting raw bananas weighing 240 Tonnes through Kisan Rail from Vadodara Yard to Adarsh Nagar, Delhi.
Shri Thakur stated that from 1st April, 2021 to 1stSeptember, 2021, Western Railway has transported commodities weighing more than 1.1 Lakh tonnes through its various parcel special trains, which included agricultural produce, medicines, medical equipment, fish, milk etc. The revenue generated through this transportation, has been approx Rs. 40.78 crore. 77 Milk Special trains were run by Western Rly, with a load of approx. 54 thousand tonnes and 100% utilization of the wagons. Similarly, 91 COVID-19 special parcel trains with a load of approx. 16,000 tonnes were also run to transport essential commodities. In addition to this, 58 indented rakes carrying approx. 28,000 tonnes were also run with 100% utilization. To help the farmers find new markets for their produce and also for its economical and fast transportation, 79 Kisan Rails with load of about 20,000 tonnes have also been run during this period from various divisions. During the period from 1st April to 1stSeptember, 2021 total 16,103 rakes of goods trains have been run by WR and carried 35.08 million tonnes of essential commodities. 33,468 freight trains were interchanged with other zonal railways, in which 16,770 trains were handed over and 16,698 trains were taken over at different interchange points. Business Development Units are in constant contact with the existing and probable freight customers to encourage them to transport their goods through railways with the incentives introduced by the Railway Board for quick, reliable, economical & bulk transportation of their goods.
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Jun 11 (13:04) Operational constraints removed, speed and safety operations to get a boost on Western Railway (www.railpost.in)
New Facilities/Technology
WR/Western
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News Entry# 455750  Blog Entry# 4982807   
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Jun 11 2021 (13:04)
Station Tag: Mahimba/MHMB removed by ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ Telangana Express Oops AP Express ⭐ ⭐ ⭐/1366147

Jun 11 2021 (13:04)
Station Tag: Mahimba/MHMB added by ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ Telangana Express Oops AP Express ⭐ ⭐ ⭐/1366147

Jun 11 2021 (13:04)
Station Tag: Kandivli/KILE added by ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ Telangana Express Oops AP Express ⭐ ⭐ ⭐/1366147

Jun 11 2021 (13:04)
Station Tag: Bhestan/BHET added by ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ Telangana Express Oops AP Express ⭐ ⭐ ⭐/1366147

Jun 11 2021 (13:04)
Station Tag: Chalthan/CHM added by ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ Telangana Express Oops AP Express ⭐ ⭐ ⭐/1366147

Jun 11 2021 (13:04)
Station Tag: Takarkhede/TKHE added by ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ Telangana Express Oops AP Express ⭐ ⭐ ⭐/1366147

Jun 11 2021 (13:04)
Station Tag: Nandurbar/NDB added by ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ Telangana Express Oops AP Express ⭐ ⭐ ⭐/1366147
With a view to increase safety and speed in train operations, Western Railway has successfully removed six operational constraints on Mumbai Division including three in its dense Mumbai Suburban Section.
The works include Interlocking of Leaf Gate No.31 at Kandivali station, Relaxation of PSR on Up Harbour line at Mahim and commissioning of three stabling lines for EMU rakes at Mahim, on suburban section. In addition to it, LC Gate No.6 between Udhna-Chaltan and LC Gate No.UB-1 near Bhestan are closed permanently enhancing safety & Speed of the trains. A low height subway has been provided in lieu of the LC gate between Udhna & Chaltan for seamless & safe road as well as rail traffic The provision of separate Isolator at
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Takarkhede on busy Surat – Nandurbar section will reduce obstruction in rail traffic during power blocks.  
Commissioning of three stabling lines at Mahim has enabled stabling of three 12-car EMU rakes and it is useful for pulling and withdrawing Bandra bound EMU services. The relaxation of Permanent Speed Restriction has also resulted in increasing the speed of the trains to 50 kmph from 35 kmph on Down harbour line in Mahim south while on UP harbour line in Mahim North yard the speed has been increased from 20 kmph to 35 kmph.. It will be useful in increasing the punctuality of the trains by 2 minutes per train.
Similarly, the interlocking of Leaf Gate No.31 at Kandivali station is yet another step in ensuring safe and smooth movement of trains. It will provide safe passage to vehicle movement to Kandivali Car-shed as well as make the train working on STA line safer.
The permanent closure of LC gate No.6 in Udhna – Chalthan section and LC Gate No.UB-1 at Bhestan will also improve punctuality. It will eliminate the chances of gate failures or risk of late closure resulting in smooth movement of trains besides making the rail as well as road traffic safer.
A separate isolator has been provided at Takarkhede on Surat – Nandurbar section. It is worth noting that it will reduce traffic disruption by 10 km during power blocks, as earlier the trains were to be regulated at previous station during the power block. This way, it will reduce the disruption in rail traffic.
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