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KTX/Katakhal Junction (2 PFs)
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NH 55 , Dist - Hailakandi. Barak valley
State: Assam

Elevation: 21 m above sea level
Zone: NFR/Northeast Frontier   Division: Lumding

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Jul 05 2018 (12:15) How aging, creaking, crumbling railways is getting a new life (economictimes.indiatimes.com)
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News Entry# 344534  Blog Entry# 3602484   
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Jul 05 2018 (12:18)
Station Tag: HabibGanj/HBJ added by 12649⭐️ KSK ⭐️12650^~/1203948

Jul 05 2018 (12:18)
Station Tag: Bairabi/BHRB added by 12649⭐️ KSK ⭐️12650^~/1203948

Jul 05 2018 (12:18)
Station Tag: Katakhal Junction/KTX added by 12649⭐️ KSK ⭐️12650^~/1203948

Jul 05 2018 (12:18)
Station Tag: Agartala/AGTL added by 12649⭐️ KSK ⭐️12650^~/1203948

Jul 05 2018 (12:18)
Station Tag: Kumarghat/KUGT added by 12649⭐️ KSK ⭐️12650^~/1203948

Jul 05 2018 (12:18)
Station Tag: Dudhnoi/DDNI added by 12649⭐️ KSK ⭐️12650^~/1203948

Jul 05 2018 (12:18)
Station Tag: Mendi Pathar/MNDP added by 12649⭐️ KSK ⭐️12650^~/1203948
NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's mission to transform the Indian Railways is not confined to the bells and whistles such as fancy amenities in coaches. Changes are happening even in the aging, colonial-era infrastructure that not only looks shabby but also creates safety challenges. Below are 10 major ways the railway infrastructure is being transformed:
1) Avoiding Collision
Remember the Kushinagar accident in which 13 schoolchildren were killed after their van collided with a passenger train at an unmanned railway crossing in Uttar Pradesh? To avoid such accidents, the railways has
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been working to eliminate all unmanned level crossings (UMLCs) by March 31, 2020. In the last four years, the national transporter has eliminated more than 5,500 unmanned crossings. Recently it announced that 11,545 kilometers of broad gauge lines falling under four railway zones have been made free of UMLCs
2) On the right track
The railways has been replacing its aging tracks to increase safety. It has claimed that there is 50 per cent increase in rail track renewal from 2,926 kilometers in 2013-14 to 4,405 kilometers in 2017-18. The commissioning of the new lines is also being done at a faster pace, it says."Railways is connecting India at a faster pace with a 59% increase in the average pace of commissioning new lines from 4.1 km (2009-14) to 6.53 Kms per day (2014-18)," the public transporter claims. The allocation of mega blocks for repair of tracks is one of the reasons behind several trains running late and many cancellations. "Punctuality in the short-term has been impacted due to giving priority to infrastructure and safety works but in the long-term this would enable faster and safer train movement," railways has said.
3) Foot overbridges
The railways has included foot overbridges (FOBs) in its list of safety items. It claims that there is 221% increase in the construction of (FOBs) per year from 23 per year during 2009-14 to 74 during 2014-18. It has built three FOBs at Elphinstone Road-Parel, Curry Road, and Ambivalli in Mumbai with the help of Indian Army. The public transporter also claims that there is a three-time increase in average construction of road overbridges/road underbridges/subways per year from 415 per year between 2004 and 2014 to 1,220 per year between 2014 and 2018.
4) Out of the fog
No more train delays and accidents due to fog. Last December, the railways had distributed over 500 GPS-enabled FOG PASS devices to loco pilots to run trains smoothly in foggy weather. The device displays a map of tracks, signals, stations and level crossings and alerts loco pilot 500 meters ahead, helping him increase or decrease the speed of the train.
5) Modern signalling system
The railways has invested Rs 1,299 crore to improve signalling system during 2017-18. The new system eliminates the need for manual signalling. The new automated system reduces congestion in the rail network, improves punctuality by increasing line capacity, and gives real-time information on train movements. The transporter had also provided state-of-the-art electronic interlocking system at 208 stations in 2017-18 which is 26 per cent higher than 2016-17, it claims. Railways Minister Piyush Goyal has said that the railways would bring the most modern European train control system tech in India and implement it across the country.
6) Water-proof engine
Flooded tracks during rains stall local trains every year. Normally, four inches of water can bring a locomotive engine to halt and force the train to stay put until the water recedes. However, the modified water-proof engine can wade in through 12 inches of water. Central Railways will use the engine to move the local and long-distance trains that get stuck on tracks due to water-logging. 7) Ticketing and catering
The transporter has so far installed 9,100 point of sale (POS) machines at about 4,000 locations including rail ticket counters to promote cashless transactions. To improve catering services, it has upgraded 16 base kitchens in 2017-18.
8) Airport-like station
The railways is working towards giving a complete makeover to high-footfall stations. While the revamped stations will feature local art and culture in the design, they will also have modern facilities such as escalators, lifts, subways, ramps, AC VIP lounge, AC waiting room and rest rooms and shopping malls on the lines of modern airports. 68 stations are slated for improvement by March 2019. 60 have already been beautified using local arts. As proposed in Budget, a total of 600 stations may get a makeover. Over 40 per cent of redevelopment work of Madhya Pradesh's Habibganj railway station has already been completed to make it a model airport-like railway station. A model of redeveloped Habibganj Station.
9) Swachh rail
Dirty platforms and tracks are becoming a thing of past. The railways had started Swachh Railways mission to promote cleanliness in and around the stations. Punjab's Beas and Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam have been ranked the cleanest among 407 stations. The railways has now integrated mechanised cleaning system at 488 stations and plans to extend it to all suburban and major stations by March 2019. It has also started using an automatic rail-mounted machine to keep its tracks at platforms clean. The machine is currently being used in Delhi and the system will be replicated across India. To tackle careless cleaning by housekeeping contractors, a feedback-based payment method has been started. The feedback/rating will be collected from passengers and payments to the contractor will be made accordingly.
10) Connecting the unconnected
Boosting PM Modi's 'Act East Policy', the railways has given a connectivity boost to Northeast India. It has converted entire NE rail network to broad gauge. Railways now also connects Meghalaya's Dudhnoi and Mendipathar, Tripura's Kumarghat and Agartala, and Mizoram's Kathakal and Bhairabi. Work on 1,397 kilometers of new rail line project costing Rs 51,428 crore is in progress.
Dec 29 2017 (18:07) नए साल में सीआरएस ट्रायल की तैयारी (m.patrika.com)
New Facilities/Technology
SECR/South East Central

News Entry# 325652   
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Dec 29 2017 (18:07)
Station Tag: Jabalpur Junction/JBP added by HA1 Naani Ka sher~/1095213

Dec 29 2017 (18:07)
Station Tag: Katangi/KGE added by HA1 Naani Ka sher~/1095213

Dec 29 2017 (18:07)
Station Tag: Katakhal Junction/KTX added by HA1 Naani Ka sher~/1095213

Dec 29 2017 (18:07)
Station Tag: Nainpur Junction/NIR added by HA1 Naani Ka sher~/1095213

Dec 29 2017 (18:07)
Station Tag: Samnapur/SMC added by HA1 Naani Ka sher~/1095213

Dec 29 2017 (18:07)
Station Tag: Balaghat Junction/BTC added by HA1 Naani Ka sher~/1095213

Dec 29 2017 (18:07)
Station Tag: Gondia Junction/G added by HA1 Naani Ka sher~/1095213
नए साल में सीआरएस ट्रायल की तैयारी
जबलपुर। रेलवे की अमान परिवर्तन से जुड़ी एक महत्वपूर्ण परियोजना इस साल के अंत तक पूरी हो जाएगी। यहां नैरोगेज की जगह पर बिछाए गए ब्रॉडगेज ट्रैक पर नए साल से ट्रेन दौडऩे लगेगी। करीब 21 साल के इंतजार के बाद जबलपुर-गोंदिया ब्रॉडगेज परियोजना की एक और कड़ी पूरी हो गई है। बालाघाट-समनापुर सेक्शन का १७ किमी रेलवे ट्रैक तैयार कर लिया गया है। इस ट्रैक पर अगले महीने सीआरएस ट्रायल की तैयारी शुरू कर दी गई है। इसके बाद नए ट्रैक पर यात्री ट्रेनो ंका संचालन शुरू हो जाएगा।
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की योजना
दक्षिण पूर्व मध्य रेल के बालाघाट-समनापुर सेक्शन के इस नए-नवेले ट्रैक पर ट्रायल टे्रन दौड़ाने के लिए ५ जनवरी, 2018 को ईस्टर्न सर्किल कोलकाता के कमिश्नर ऑफ रेलवे सेफ्टी (सीआरएस) प्रमोद कुमार आचार्य आ रहे हैं। वे सेक्शन का निरीक्षण कर यात्री टे्रनों के संचालन की अनुमति देंगे। निरीक्षण के लिए सीआरएस को बुलाए जाने के बाद यह माना जा रहा है कि नए साल के पहले महीने में ही समनापुर तक यात्री टे्रनों का संचालन प्रारंभ कर दिया जाएगा।
1650 करोड़ पहुंच गई लागत
जबलपुर-गोंदिया ब्रॉडगेज परियोजना का काम 21 साल से चल रहा है। सन् १९९६ में इसे मंजूरी प्रदान की गई थी। उस समय इस परियोजना की लागत 550 करोड़ के लगभग आंकी गई थी, लेकिन काम में हुए विलंब के चलते इसकी लागत अब बढ़कर लगभग 1650 करोड़ पहुंच गई है। ब्रॉडगेज परियोजना के जबलपुर छोर से सुकरी मंगेला तक 18 अक्टूबर 2017 से यात्री टे्रनों का संचालन प्रारंभ हुआ था, इसके बाद टे्रनों को घंसौर फिर नैनपुर तक बढ़ाया जा चुका है। गोंदिया-बालाघाट के बीच वर्ष 2008 में ही रेल यातायात प्रारंभ हो चुका है।
नेशनल पार्क के कारण अटका था काम
दपूमरे के बालाघाट-नैनपुर सेक्शन में ही पेंच-कान्हा कॉरीडोर पड़ता है, जिससे टाइगर सहित अन्य वन्य प्राणी पेंच से कान्हा और कान्हा से पेंच नेशनल पार्क तक आते-जाते हैं। इस कारीडोर के कारण ही केन्द्रीय वन एवं पर्यावरण मंत्रालय में दस साल से ज्यादा समय तक ट्रैक बिछाने की अनुमति का मामला अटका रहा। हालांकि एनओसी मिलने के बाद बिलासपुर जोन ने कामकाज की रफ्तार बढ़ा दी है।
60 किमी का काम बाकी
रेलवे द्वारा जबलपुर-नैनपुर-बालाघाट-गोंदिया और बालाघाट-वारासिवनी-कटंगी नैरोगेज ट्रैक को ब्रॉडगेज में परिवर्तित किया जा रहा है। इस परियोजना के जबलपुर-नैनपुर, गोंदिया-बालाघाट-कटंगी ट्रैक का काम पूरा हो गया है। इस ट्रैक पर ट्रेन का संचालन भी शुरू हो चुका है। अब बालाघाट-समनापुर के बीच ट्रैक का निर्माण कार्य पूरा होने के बाद समनापुर-नैनपुर के बीच महज 60 किमी हिस्से के अमान परिवर्तन का कार्य बचा है। इसके लिए दिसंबर, 2018 की डेडलाइन तय की गई है। समय पर काम पूरा होने से अगले साल के अंत तक जबलपुर-नैनपुर-गोंदिया के बीच ब्रॉडगेज पर ट्रेनें फर्राटा भरने लगेगी।
Aug 07 2016 (09:33) Refreshing or Shocking ? ILP now issued in Bairabi Railway station for Mizoram (thenortheasttoday.com)
IR Affairs
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News Entry# 276234   
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Aug 07 2016 (9:33AM)
Station Tag: Katakhal Junction/KTX added by For Better Managed Indian Railways~/1546020

Aug 07 2016 (9:33AM)
Station Tag: Bairabi/BHRB added by For Better Managed Indian Railways~/1546020
Stations:  Katakhal Junction/KTX   Bairabi/BHRB  
Is it shocking or a refreshing change is for everybody to decide but if reports are to be believed then Inner Line Permits will be issued to Non Tribal community at the Bairabi Railway station for people entering Mizoram via the train.
Indian Railway has already converted the current 84 km railline from Katakhal (Assam) to Bairabi 2 km inside Mizoram.
While many locals are expressing their displeasure at this development stating that passengers taking the trains will increase more migrants and labours from neighbouring state there are many who are also
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calling this news as a refreshing change
‘People now can come to Mizoram through Assam and this will help tourism’ says Lal Peki Ralte,a tour operator from Aizawl adding that the hospitality sector will get a boost in the state.
The Inner Line Permit Counter has started at the Bairabi Rail Station by Kolasib District Deputy Commissioner H Lalengmawia, where ILP can be issued to the travellers.
The counter was established after a broad gauge train service commenced at the Bairabi station from neighbouring Assam recently.
There are detractors though who complain that if this was done to boost tourism in the state then Air connectivity would have been a better option.
‘We are poorly connected by air and its the airport connectivity which will help us get quality tourists to the state and not the railways ‘ says Robin Lalzuala,a student who is unsure if there are enough mechanism to check influx in the state.
ILP is issued under the Bengal Eastern Frontier Regulations, 1873, and all non-tribals need to have the ILP to enter parts of Northeast.Over the last few years there has been a raging debate in various parts of the region about the relevancy of such an act which was imposed by the british to protect the northeastern tribes from the mainland India.
Here are certain facts about ILP in Mizoram for first time travellers

Who requires ILP
Domestic Tourist who want to enter Mizoram are need to have ILP.
Procedure: 2 copies of Passport size photograph for Aizawl District
3 copies of Passport size photograph for other district
Rs 20 for Application form
Rs 120 for Processing fee
Fees To be Paid:
Rs 120
Rs 20/- Application form for renewal/extension
Rs 20/- Application Form Types of ILPs
Temporary ILP : 15 days at a time which can be extended to another 15 days / one month in exceptional cases.
Normal ILP : 6 months which can be extended for another 6 months.
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