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Jan 30 2019 (22:26)
Station Tag: Halvad/HVD added by 😍Soon to be Rail Employee😍~/1939170

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सूरत.पश्चिम रेलवे ने बांद्रा टर्मिनस-गोरखपुर अंत्योदय एक्सप्रेस, सूरत-महुआ एक्सप्रेस, बान्द्रा-झांसी एक्सप्रेस तथा भुज-पुणे एक्सप्रेस को अलग-अलग स्टेशनों पर अतिरिक्त ठहराव देने का निर्णय किया है। ठहराव प्रायोगिक तौर पर छह महीने के लिए दिए गए हैं। पश्चिम रेलवे ने हाल ही पांच ट्रेनों को अतिरिक्त ठहराव देने की घोषणा की थी। अब चार अन्य ट्रेनों को अलग-अलग स्टेशनों पर अतिरिक्त ठहराव देने का निर्णय किया गया है। 22921/22922 बांद्रा टर्मिनस-गोरखपुर अंत्योदय एक्सप्रेस को बलरामपुर स्टेशन पर 28 जनवरी से ठहराव दिया गया है। 22921 बान्द्रा-गोरखपुर एक्सप्रेस दोपहर 1.24 बजे बलरामपुर पहुंचेगी और 1.26 बजे रवाना हो जाएगी। 22922 गोरखपुर-बान्द्रा टर्मिनस एक्सप्रेस सुबह 6.35 बजे बलरामपुर आएगी और 6.37 बजे रवाना होगी। 11104/03 बान्द्रा टर्मिनस-झांसी एक्सप्रेस को 30 जनवरी से भरुच स्टेशन पर अतिरिक्त ठहराव दिया गया है। 11104 बान्द्रा-झांसी एक्सप्रेस सुबह 9.39 बजे भरुच पहुंचेगी और 9.41 बजे रवाना हो जाएगी। वापसी में 11103 झांसी-बान्द्रा एक्सप्रेस 3 फरवरी से दोपहर 12.20 बजे भरुच...
पहुंचेगी और 12.22 बजे रवाना हो जाएगी। इसी तरह 22993/94 बांद्रा टर्मिनस-महुवा साप्ताहिक एक्सप्रेस को 29 जनवरी से लिलिया मोटा स्टेशन पर ठहराव दिया गया है। 22993 बान्द्रा-महुआ एक्सप्रेस 31 जनवरी से सुबह 5.24 बजे लिलिया मोटा पहुंचेगी और 5.25 बजे रवाना हो जाएगी। 22994 महुआ-बान्द्रा टर्मिनस एक्सप्रेस रात 9.47 बजे लिलिया मोटा पहुंचेगी और 9.48 बजे रवाना हो जाएगी। 11091/92 भुज-पुणे एक्सप्रेस को तीस जनवरी से हलवद स्टेशन पर अतिरिक्त ठहराव दिया गया है। 11091 भुज-पुणे एक्सप्रेस 30 जनवरी से दोपहर 12.22 बजे हलवद पहुंचेगी और 12.24 बजे रवाना हो जाएगी। 11092 पुणे-भुज एक्सप्रेस 4 फरवरी से सुबह 10.45 बजे हलवद पहुंचेगी और 10.47 बजे रवाना हो जाएगी। हाल ही पश्चिम रेलवे ने मुम्बई-जयपुर गणगौर एक्सप्रेस को वापी, सूरत-जामनगर इंटरसिटी एक्सप्रेस को जामवनथली, तिरुनेलवेली-जामनगर एक्सप्रेस को बोईसर तथा कोच्चुवेली-देहरादून एक्सप्रेस, कोच्चुवेली-पोरबंदर एक्सप्रेस को पालघर स्टेशनों पर ठहराव देने का निर्णय किया था।
Dec 29 2017 (18:53) Year End Review 2017 of Ministry of Railways (
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Trains:  Indore - Ajmer Express/19653   Ajmer - Indore Express/19654   Tori - Ranchi MEMU/68038   Ranchi - Tori MEMU/68037   Howrah - Ernakulam Antyodaya Express/22877   Ernakulam - Howrah Antyodaya Express/22878   Suhaildev SF Express (Via Lucknow)/22420   Suhaildev SF Express (Via Lucknow)/22419   Gorakhpur - Bandra Terminus Antyodaya Express/22922   Bandra Terminus - Gorakhpur Antyodaya Express/22921   Saharsa - Bandra Terminus Humsafar Express/22914   Bandra Terminus - Saharsa Humsafar Express/22913   Bhubaneswar - Krishnarajapuram HumSafar Express/22833   Bandra Terminus - Veraval SF Express/22991   Veraval - Mumbai Bandra (T.) SF Express/22992   Bandra Terminus - Mahuva SF Express/22993   Mahuva - Bandra Terminus SF Express/22994   Palaruvi Express/16791   Palaruvi Express/16792   Bandra Terminus - Ghazipur City Bi-Weekly Express/19041   Ghazipur City - Bandra Terminus Bi-Weekly Express/19042   Hubballi - Varanasi Weekly Express/17323   Varanasi - Hubballi Weekly Express/17324   Vishwamanava Express/17326   Vishwamanava Express/17325   Bhopal - Khajuraho Mahamana SF Express/22163   Bhopal - Singrauli SF Express/22165   Singrauli - Bhopal SF Express/22166   Singrauli - Hazrat Nizamuddin SF Express/22167   Hazrat Nizamuddin - Singrauli SF Express/22168   Suhaildev SF Express (Via Allahabad)/22434   Suhaildev SF Express (Via Allahabad)/22433   Bikaner - Haridwar Bi-Weekly Express/CN14715   Haridwar - Bikaner Bi-Weekly Express/CN14716  
During 2016-17 consequential train accidents decreased from 107 to 104 in comparison to the corresponding period of the previous year. Track Renewal speeded up- 2148 km old rails have been replaced with new rails upto Nov’17.
Ground-breaking ceremony of the Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail Project (MAHSR) by Hon’ble Prime Minister of India and Hon’ble Prime Minister of Japan held in September, 2017.
Introduced First AC EMU consisting of 12-car (12 coaches) fitted with “Indigenous” 3-phase Propulsion system of Ms BHEL on Mumbai Suburban Section.Mission Retro-Fitment to revamp passenger coaches launched to enhance the
passenger experience. It will cover 45,000 Coaches.
14 Rajdhanis and 15 Shatabdi trains were identified to significantly improve passengers experience under “Project Swarn”.
Host of Passenger Amenities and Digital Initiatives were taken during the year 2017.All time record commissioning of Electric Traction of 2367 route kilometer was achieve
Posted On: 29 DEC 2017 5:55PM by PIB Delhi
· From 03rd Nov. 2017, Service started to provide information to passengers through Short Messaging Service (SMS) regarding status of delayed trains. Initially, all Rajdhani, Shatabdi, Tejas & Gatiman Trains covered. From 15th Dec, 2017, all Jan shatabdis, Duranto and Garib Rath trains have also been included. Now this service is available in around 250 trains.
· Permitted m-Aadhar as one of the prescribed proofs of Identity for Rail Travel Purpose.
· Extension of Scheme of Alternate Train Accommodation System aka VIKALP for the benefit of Waitlisted Passengers with effect from 1st April, 2017 in all Mail/Express trains.
· Initiatives for The Senior Citizens -Persons With Disabilities: Indian Railways launched Quota of 2 Berths for Divyangjans & Senior Citizens in AC 3 class. This is in addition to existing quota of 4 berths in SL class.
· Online booking of Retiring Rooms has been commissioned at 497 railway stations of Indian Railways. With a view to ensure optimal utilization of available accommodation in Retiring Rooms and Dormitory, instructions have been issued to Western Railway for booking of Retiring Room as well as dormitory for minimum duration of 3 hrs except for night booking where the booking will be done mandatorily from 2100 hrs to 0900 hrs. This facility is presently available at Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Vadodara and Surat stations.
· New Catering Policy in Railways launched. 33% Sub Quota for Women in Allotment of each Category of minor Catering Units at All Category of stations has been provided under this policy. Roped in Self Help Groups To Make Local Cuisines Available Through E-Catering Services of its PSU IRCTC.
· Initiated programme for 100% LED lighting at stations leading to improved illumination and passenger safety. Completed more than 3500 stations so far with a target to cover all Railway stations by March 2018.
· Provision of mobile/laptop charging points at all railway platforms.
· Provision of insect catchers at railway stations.
· A new mobile app IRCTC Rail Connect launched. Aadhar linked user IDs have been allowed to book 12 e-tickets in one month as against 6 tickets for non Aadhar user IDs.
· A new Integrated Mobile App ‘Rail SAARTHI’ launched which provides various services viz. Rail e-ticket booking, unreserved ticketing, complaint management, Clean my Coach, passenger enquiry etc.
· Payment of ticket using UPI/BHIM App has been implemented at reservation counters as well as on e-ticketing website.
· Project Swarn - 14 Rajdhanis and 15 Shatabdi trains were identified to significantly improve passengers experience under “Project Swarn”. To achieve the objectives under this Project, ‘staff behaviour’ was identified as an important parameter. The frontline staff of these premier trains was trained in various aspects such as catering, linen management and cleanliness.
· A road map developed to increase speed of trains by overcoming the existing impediments on Principal routes of the railways on Golden Quadrilateral(GQ) along with diagonals (Delhi – Mumbai, Delhi – Howrah, Howrah- Chennai, Chennai – Mumbai, Delhi – Chennai and Howrah – Mumbai) due to fixed infrastructure, movable infrastructure, and operational practices.
· Projects for two routes viz. New Delhi- Mumbai Central (including Vadodara- Ahmedabad) and New Delhi- Howrah (including Kanpur- Lucknow) for raising of speed to 160/200kmph have been included in WP 2017-18 at Rs. 18,000 crores approximately. Speed Enhancement project entails works such as through fencing, removal of level crossings, train protection warning system (TPWS), mobile train radio communication (MTRC), automated and mechanized diagnostic systems etc. which will considerably enhance safety and reliability. The main outcome of the implementation of the projects is increase in the maximum speed of the trains to 160/200 kmph. This will reduce the travel time of premium Rajdhani type trains to 12 hours as against the present travel time of 17 hours for Howrah Rajdhani and 15 hours 35 minutes for Mumbai Rajdhani.
· Replacement of loco hauled commuter trains with MEMU/DEMU trains: MEMU trains have a potential for average speed increment of up to 20kmph in comparison to loco driven passenger trains.
· Ground-breaking ceremony of the Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail Project (MAHSR) by Hon’ble Prime Minister of India and Hon’ble Prime Minister of Japan was held in September, 2017. Managing Director and other Directors in the National High Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL), constituted for implementation of the MAHSR project, have been appointed.
· Following Semi High Speed Studies are underway:

o Delhi-Chandigarh (244 km): Final report of feasibility cum implementation study of New Delhi-Chandigarh Corridor for raising the speed of passenger trains to 200 kmph by SNCF/France has been received. Report under scrutiny.
o Nagpur – Secunderabad (575 km): A Protocol under co-operation MoU has been signed between Ministry of Railways and Russian Railways for carrying out feasibility cum implementation study. Work started in June 2016 and progressing as per schedule.
o Chennai- Kazipet by German Railways- Joint declaration of intent has been signed between both the parties on 10/10/17 for raising the speed of passenger trains to 200kmph on the existing route on 50:50 cost sharing basis. The feasibility study shall be carried out after signing a separate agreement, which is under finalization.
o Feasibility study for High Speed Rail on Mysuru-Bengaluru-Chennai through Government to Government (G2G) with the Government of Germany has commenced.SAFETY
· During 2016-17 consequential train accidents decreased from 107 to 104 in comparison to the corresponding period of the previous year. In the current year from 1st April, 2017 to 30th November, 2017 consequential train accidents decreased from 85 to 49 in comparison to the corresponding period of the previous year.
· During the year from January to December 2017 to give thrust to safety related issues, Safety drives were launched on all zonal railways with a view to prevent accidents.
· Emphasis on night inspections and ambush checks regularly by officers and supervisors, review of fracture prone locations, frequent and intensive footplate inspection, etc.
· Focus on monitoring practices associated with booking, counselling, training, PME, performance evaluation etc. of crew in view of SPAD by Loco Pilots.
· A special safety drive regarding – “Working on running lines” and “Safety at work sites” for a period of fifteen days to check incidences of uncoupling in passenger train (Locomotive Getting Separated from Formation).
· Gate Mitras were deployed at all unmanned level crossings (UMLCs) on Broad Gauge instead of only identified UMLCs in order to enhance safety.
· Under Rashtriya Rail Sanraksha Kosh (RRSK) a provision of `20,000 crore has been made in 2017-18 out of ‘RRSK’ to fund essential works for ensuring safety.

· High Level Safety Review Committee (HLSRC): A High Level Safety Review Committee under the Chairmanship of Dr. Anil Kakodkar, former Chairman, Atomic Energy Commission was constituted on 16.09.2011 to go into all technical and technology related aspects in connection with safe running of train services in the country. The Committee submitted its Report on 17.02.2012. All the 106 recommendations of the Committee have since been deliberated upon and 87 recommendations have been found fully/partially acceptable and 19 have not been found acceptable to the Ministry of Railways.
· Of the accepted recommendations, 65 have been fully/partially implemented. The remaining recommendations are at various stages of implementation.
· Target of Eliminating All Unmanned Level Crossing preponed to 2018. Till the time this is achieved, in the interim period, Indian Railways decided to deploy Gate Mitras. Gate Mitra is an initiative where a person will be deployed at a UMLC, and would alert road users about approaching trains. All UMLCs on Broad Gauge as on November 2017 were provided with Gate Mitras.
· Track Renewal speeded up: 2148 km old rails have been replaced with new rails upto Nov’17.Progress during corresponding period last year was 1624 km between April to Nov’16.
· Self-Propelled Ultrasonic Rail Testing (SPURTZ Car) is under procurement and trial of Ultrasonic Broken Rail Detection System is underway. Train Protection and Warning System (TPWS) is under implementation on Suburban/High- density Routes.
· Decided to switch over to 100 % manufacture of Linke Hofmann Busch (LHB) coaches as these have numerous advantages over ICF coaches including higher speed and safety especially during derailment and collisions. Completely switch over to LHB coaches production from 2018-19.

· Comprehensively revised categories of various Railway Stations. In new scheme of station categorization, even the small stations, because of footfall criteria, to get the higher level of passenger amenities leading to better passenger satisfaction.

· Introduced and proliferated Global Positioning System (GPS) based ‘Fog Pass device’ which displays the name and distance of approaching signals and other critical signal landmarks in advance during train operation. At present total 7263 Fog Pass Devices have been procured and being used in NR, NER, NCR, ECR, NFR& NWR which are the most fog affected Railways.

· Major Transparency measures by RDSO:

a) “New Online Vendor Registration System” has been launched by RDSO with effect from 8th Nov 2017- With the new online system implemented by RDSO since 8th Nov 2017, the Vendor can now deposit registration fee, submit documents, download technical drawings & specifications and interact with RDSO online.
b) All RDSO controlled items have now been listed on RDSO website with specific timelines for Vendor Registration process for each individual item. RDSO will endeavour to complete the registration process for which the vendor applies within defined timelines.

c) Innovation Challenge: An Innovation Challenge has been conducted to invite ideas and to augment the pace of Indian Railways operational improvements through innovative methods. Innovation Challenges attracted a huge response and a total of 4683 entries were received. RDSO has been entrusted the task of conducting the screening and evaluation process. The Innovation Challenge has been conducted in the following 06 areas:
(i) Accessibility to trains from low level platforms
(ii) Increasing capacity of coaches
(iii) Digital capabilities at stations.(iv) Design of Wagons for efficient loading and transportation of new commodities.
(v) New Idea/ Suggestion to improve the working of Indian Railways.
(vi) Increasing Non-fare revenue of Indian Railways.

· Online Tracking of Contractor’s Bill enabled on single website - IT enabled real-time Web based system has been developed for tracking bill payments. This system enables the registered vendor/contractor to track status of bills from the time they are submitted to the Railways till the final payment is made.
· Implementation of 100% Digitization of Receipt Note.
· Digital finalization of tenders – Total 54700 tender cases finalized this year digitally through Indian Railway E-Procurement portal
· More than 1000 e-Reverse Auction tenders opened on Indian Railways web portal during last 1 year.

· India’s First Tejas Express Between Mumbai and Karmali inaugurated.
· More Than Three Decade Old Demand for an “Express” Train for People of Kirandul in Dantewada District of Chhattisgarh fulfilled. Extended Train No. 08152 Visakhapatnam – Jagdalpur Upto Kirandul.
· Prime Minister of India & Prime Minister of Bangladesh Jointly along with Chief Minister, West Bengal Flagged off New Cross-Border Train between India & Bangladesh, “Kolkata-Khulna Bandhan Express” from Kolkata.
· Introduced tri- weekly new Special Rajdhani between Delhi – Mumbai route from 16th October, 2017.
· Introduced First AC EMU consisting of 12-car (12 coaches) fitted with “Indigenous” 3-phase Propulsion system of Ms BHEL on Mumbai Suburban Section.
· Introduced Third Mahamana Express to run between Varanasi and Vadodara on 22nd September 2017.
· Vistadome Tourist Coach with glass walls launched at Vishakhapatnam to run between Visakhaptnam and Araku Valley. The Vistadome coach has features like glass roof, LED lights, rotable seats, GPS based info system etc will offer to tourists to enjoy scenic beauty not only at destination but also along the journey.
· Introduced Train No.22165/22166 Bhopal-Singrauli Express (Bi-Weekly):
· Introduced Train No 22167/22168 Singrauli-H. Nizamuddin Express(Weekly) :
· Introduced Train No 18109/18110 Jammu Tawi-Rourkela Express (Daily) Upto Sambalpur:
· Introduced Train No 22913/22914 Bandra(T)-Patna Humsafar Express (Weekly)
· Introduced Train No 22921/22922 Bandra(T)-Gorakhpur Antyodaya Express (Weekly)
· Introduced Train No 22434/ 22433 Anand Vihar (T) To Ghazipur (Bi-weekly) via Kanpur, Allahabad:
· Introduced New DEMU Service between Baiyappanahalli-Whitefild-Baiyappanahalli.
· Introduced Train No 22163/64 Bhopal- Khajuraho Mahamana Intercity Express (Daily),
· Introduced Train No 22833/34 Bhubaneswar- Krishnarajapuram Humsafar Express (Weekly)
· Introduced Train No 17323/17324 Hubballi - Varanasi - Hubballi Express (Weekly)
· Introduced Train No 17325/17326 Hubballi - Mysuru - Hubballi Express (Daily)
· Introduced Train No 16791/16792 from Punalur to Palakkad.
· Introduced Train No 22992/22991 Veraval - Bandra Terminus Super Fast Express
· Introduced Train No 22994/22993 Mahuva - Bandra Terminus Super Fast Express
· Introduced Train No 19030/19029 Mahuva - Bandra Terminus Super Fast Express
· Introduced Train No 58653/58654 Ranchi-Barkichanpi Passenger upto Tori
· Introduced Train No Train No 14715/14716 Sri Ganganagar - Tiruchirappalli Humsafar Express (Weekly) (via Krishnarajapuram, Pune, Ahmedabad) the fourth Humsafar clan of trains
· Introduced Train No Train No 22877/22878 Ernakulam - Howrah Antyodaya Express (Weekly) (via Salem, Katpadi, Visakhapatnam) first Antyodaya clan of trains.
· Extended Train No. 19653/19654 Ajmer Ratlam Express Extended up to Indore.
· Extended Frequency of Train No.22419/22420 Ghazipur City-Anand Vihar (T) Suhail Dev Express from tri-weekly to four days a week.
· Extended Frequency of Train No.19041/19042 Bandra (T)-Ghazipur City Express (weekly to bi-weekly).
· Extension of Train No.58429/58430/58431/58432 (Khurda Road- Bolagarh) passenger trains extended upto Nayagarh Town.


· The first Phase of the Station Redevelopment Program comprising 23 major Railway Stations of Indian Railways was launched.
· Mission Retro-Fitment to revamp passenger coaches launched to enhance thepassenger experience. It will cover 45,000 Coaches.
· Significant Step taken towards Providing Rail Connectivity for Chardham Pilgrimage in the State of Uttarakhand through commencement of final location Survey.
· Record Commissioning of sections on Electric Traction: During the calendar year 2017, all time record commissioning of Electric Traction of 2367 route kilometer was achieved. A target for electrification of 4,000 route kilometer has been set for achievement during financial year 2017-18.

· Major Strategic Decisions to speed up 100% Electrification work-

a) For Rail Electrification projects, Provision of “Deemed approval” has been made for various drawings/schematic/plan wherever approving authorities do not take decision within specified timelines.
b) In future, doubling, new line and gauge conversion projects for the sections shall be simultaneously assessed with electrification.
c) To avoid multiplicity of agencies involved in execution, it has been decided that “Henceforth, where electrification and doubling works have been sanctioned both works should be executed by the same agency.
d) It has been decided to go for large size contracts on EPC mode on case to case basis, preferably adopting EPC (turnkey) based contracting system or large composite item rate contract in package size of 300/500/1000/1500RKMs.
· Opening of Major Routes On Electric Traction: During the calendar year 2017, commissioning of missing links have resulted in better linkages and seamless connectivity on following routes:
o Commissioning of Andal-Sitarampur section,
o Commissioning of Indore-Mhow section.
o Commissioning of Singapur Road - Lanjigarh - Titlagarh section
o Commissioning of Lapanga - Sambalpur section.
o Commissioning of Una Himachal - Amb Andura section.
o Commissioning of Lalitpur - Udaipura section.
o Commissioning of Walgaon - Narkher section.
o Commissioning of Manpur-Tilaiya-Bakhtiyarpur section.
o Commissioning of Ramanagaram-Mysore section.

· Energy Management: Dedicated transmission line network of railway-8000 Km network planned. Existing transmission line network from Dadri-Kanpur extended up to Allahabad. Work in progress for Allahabad-Mughalsarai transmission line network.
· Electric Locomotive Factory at Madhepura in Bihar (Make in India project)- First phase of construction of factory has been completed. First prototype locomotive under assembly at the factory and expected to be rolled out by Feb.’18 as per time line. Manufacturing of High Horse Power Freight locomotives (9000 hp) for hauling longer and heavier trains with improved mobility. Manufacturing of High Horse Power Passenger locomotives (9000 hp) for improving average speed of coaching trains in this Locomotive Factory at Madhepura.
· Technological Interventions for Crew Comfort inside locomotives:
(a) Water Closets in Locomotives
(b) Cab air conditioners
(c) Improved Cab Ergonomics and layout
· Distributed Power Wireless Control System (DPWCS) for hauling longer and heavier freight trains with two or more locos in between train configuration.
· Technological Interventions for Safety - Crew Voice and Video recording system.
· New Era of Green Technology (HOG power supply) with use of Hotel load converter on electric locomotives in WAP-7 locomotives and in WAP-5 locomotives. Provision of Hotel load converter on locomotives, eliminates the use of diesel generator cars, thereby replacing power cars by passenger carrying coaches.

· For incentivizing people to opt digital transactions, IR has withdrawn service charge from booking of e-tickets, offered free insurance of Rs 10 lakhs on e-tickets and 0.5% discount on Season Tickets purchased through digital means etc.
· Around 9,500 POS machines have been installed at various ticket booking counters to accept payment from Debit/Credit cards. No MDR is charge for booking through Debit cards at ticketig counters.
· The facility of payment through UPI/BHIM has been provided at PRS counters.
· Rail Cloud Project launched - To achieve the goal of single digital platform for Indian Railways.
· Railsaver App developed and its utilization popularized with the railways.
· Implementation of e-office in the Railway Board.
· Implementation of on-line submission and assessment of Annual Performance Appraisal Report (APAR) through SPARROW for officers of Indian Railways.
· Digitization of old Annual Performance Appraisal Reports (APARs) of Group-A Officers of Indian Railways.
· Launching complimentary Wi-Fi facility at National Rail Museum (NRM), New Delhi, first museum in India to have such facility.
· Agreement with M/s Google Cultural Institute (GCI) for digitization of Railway Heritage and bringing them online for universal access and creating awareness among future generations.
· In collaboration with Google Cultural Institute , launched an innovative programme for dissemination of India’s rich cultural heritage to railway passengers through video screens at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus, Mumbai.

· In collaboration with ISRO, expediting use of space technology on Indian Railways for various projects like Real Time Train Information System, Advance Warning System at Unmanned Level Crossing Gates

· In order to promote digital payments, preference in Upgradation to those passengers who have booked ticket through digital mode of payment has been implemented.
· Liberalised Automatic Freight Rebate Scheme in Empty flow Directions has been issued w.e.f.01.01.2017 by modifying earlier TEFD Scheme.
· Policy on Long Term Tariff Contract with key freight customers has been issued on 30.3.2017. Total 24 proposals were received and out of them, 21 proposals / agreements have been signed. The major companies who have entered into contact with Zonal Railways under this scheme included TATA Steel, Ultra-tech Cement, India Cement, Jindal Steel and Power, J.K. Cement, Ambuja, ACC etc.
· Double stack dwarf container introduced as a new delivery model to increase Loadability and attract new traffic under wire. New tariff policy granting 17% rebate to Double Stack Dwarf Container trains has also been issued on 14.07.2017.
· Right Powering of freight trains: To provide high speed to freight trains and ensure swift movement of goods, New policy introduced for right powering arrangement for freight trains with a horse power to trailing load ratio of 1.5-2.0 for improving average speeds.
· New Partnership with India Post for Business Parcel launched.
· Mission Hundred’ – Commissioning of PFTs/Sidings- 45 terminals have been commissioned during 2016-17. Out of the remaining 55 terminals, so far 13 terminals have been commissioned in 2017-2018.
· Inaugurated the following policy initiatives for non fare revenue viz., Policy Initiatives of Increasing Non Fare Revenue like Out of Home Advertisement, Content on demand, Branding of Trains, Non-fare Revenue Policy, ATM Policy and Initiatives promoting ease of ticketing through digital transactions (for reserved as well as unreserved passengers)
· Savings of Rs. 512 Cr.(approx.) has been achieved since July’17 by adopting best procurement policies/practices like Design modification, change in specification, challenging consumption, Long Term Contracting, Reverse Auction, improving vendor base etc.


· Policy on Public Procurement (Preference to Make in India) dated 15-06-2017 implemented.
· Policy for providing Preference to Domestically Manufactured Iron & Steel Products (DMI&SP) implemented.
· Policy for preference to Domestically Manufactured Electronic Goods issued by The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) in October, 2017.
· Relaxation from condition of prior turnover and prior experience for Startups and Medium Small Enterprises.
· Vendor meets organized on PAN-India basis at 12 prominent locations across the country in association with MSME & SIDBI during October & November
Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu flagged off/inaugurated the following new trains through Video Conferencing from here today i.e. 3rd April, 2017.
1. Train No 22992/22991 Veraval - Bandra Terminus Super Fast Express
2. Train No 22994/22993 Mahuva - Bandra Terminus Super Fast Express
3. Train No 19030/19029
Mahuva - Bandra Terminus Super Fast Express
Chairman, Railway Board, Shri A. K. Mital, Member Traffic Shri Mohd Jamshed, Member Engineering Shri Aditya Kumar Mittal, Member Rolling Stock Railway Board Shri Ravindra Gupta and other Railway Board Members and senior officials were also present on the occasion.
Speaking on the occasion, Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu said that There were demands of people of Saurashtra for these trains, Pilgrims of Somnath shall be benefitted by Veraval Bandra Terminus trains. Especially Groundnut and cotton farmers of Saurashtra region shall also be benefitted.
Indian Railways, introduced 1 pair Mail Express between Veraval to Bandra (T) and 02 pairs of Mahuva to Bandra (T). These trains will provide an additional connectivity between Veraval to Bandra (T) and Mahuva to Bandra (T).

The abstract schedule including timings, composition, days of run etc. of the train services flagged off/extended today is as under:

12.45 (SUN)
04.05( TUE)

Commercial Halt:


Primary maintenance: Veraval ( RBPC)
Secondary maintenance: Bandra(T)
Traction: Veraval-Ahmedabad, Mahuva-Ahmedabad( Diesel)

Composition: EOG Generator Car (LW LRRM)-2, Second-class (LS)-3, 2 Tier AC (LW ACCW)-1, 3 Tier AC (LW ACCN)-1, Sleeper (LW SCN)-9 Total= 16 Coaches


Duration of travel:

(Release ID :160438)
रेल मंत्री श्री सुरेश प्रभाकर प्रभु ने आज वीडियो कॉन्फ्रेंसिंग के माध्यम से निम्नलिखित नई ट्रेनों को हरी झंडी दिखाई/ उद्घाटन किया

1. ट्रेन नं. 22992/22991 वेरावल - बांद्रा टर्मिनस सुपर फास्ट एक्सप्रेस

ट्रेन नं. 22994/22993 महुवा - बांद्रा टर्मिनस सुपर फास्ट एक्सप्रेस

3. ट्रेन नं. 19030/19029 महुवा - बांद्रा टर्मिनस सुपर फास्ट एक्सप्रेस

रेलवे बोर्ड के चेयरमैन, श्री ए के मितल, सदस्य यातायात श्री मोहम्मद जमशेद, सदस्य इंजीनियरिंग श्री आदित्य कुमार मित्तल, सदस्य रोलिंग स्टॉक रेलवे बोर्ड श्री रवींद्र गुप्ता और रेलवे बोर्ड के अन्य सदस्य तथा वरिष्ठ अधिकारी भी इस अवसर पर मौजूद थे।

इस अवसर पर श्री सुरेश प्रभाकर प्रभु ने कहा कि सौराष्‍ट्र के लोग इन ट्रेनों की मांग कर रहे थे। वेरावल बांद्रा टर्मिनस ट्रेनों से सोमनाथ की यात्रा करने वाले तीर्थयात्रियों को लाभ मिलेगा। इन ट्रनों से, विशेष रूप से सौराष्ट्र क्षेत्र के मूंगफली और कपास का उत्‍पादन करने वाले किसानों को भी लाभ मिलेगा।

भारतीय रेलवे ने वेरावल के बीच बांद्रा ट्रर्मिनल के मध्‍य 02 मेल एक्‍सप्रेस ट्रेनों की तथा महुवा से बांद्रा के मध्‍य 4 ट्रेनों की शुरूआत की है। ये ट्रेन वेरावल से बांद्रा (टी) और महुवा से बांद्रा (टी) के मध्‍य अतिरिक्‍त संपर्क उपलब्‍ध कराएंगी।

आज हरी झंडी दिखाई/विस्‍तारित ट्रेन सेवाओं के समय, संरचना और चलने के दिन नीचे दिए गए हैं:

वेरावल- बांद्रा टर्मिनस
महुवा-बांद्रा टर्मिनस
महुवा-बांद्रा टर्मिनस
बांद्रा टर्मिनस-महुवा
बांद्रा टर्मिनस-महुवा
बांद्रा टर्मिनस—वेरावल
12.45 (रविवार)
04.05( मंगलवार)
बांद्रा टर्मिनस

वाणिज्यिक हॉल्ट:
वेरावल से बांद्रा (टी): वेरावल, जूनागढ़, जेटलसर, राजकोट, वानकनर, सुरेंद्रनगर, अहमदाबाद, वडोदरा, सुरत, वापी, बोरीवली

महुवा से बांद्रा (टी): राजुला, सवरकुंडला, ढासा, ढोला, बोतड, सुरेंद्रनगर गेट, विरमगाम, अहमदाबाद, आनन्द, वडोदरा, सूरत, वापी, बोरीवली

प्राथमिक रखरखाव: वेरावल (आरबीपीसी)
द्वितीयक रखरखाव: बांद्रा (टी)
ट्रैक्शन: वेरावल-अहमदाबाद, महुवा-अहमदाबाद (डीजल)

संरचना: ईओजी जेनरेटर कार (एलडब्ल्यू एलआरआरएम) -2, द्वितीय श्रेणी (एलएस) -3, 2 टीयर एसी (एलडब्ल्यू एसीसीडब्ल्यू) -1, 3 टीयर एसी (एलडब्लू एसीसीएन) -1, स्लीपर (एलडब्ल्यू एससीएन) -9 कुल योग= 16 कोच

दूरी: वेरावल-बांद्रा टर्मिनस-912
महुवा-बांद्रा टर्मिनस-881

यात्रा की अवधि:
एक्‍स. वर्वल-बांद्रा टर्मिनस और बांद्रा टर्मिनस-वेरावल 16.00 बजे (लगभग)
एक्‍स. महुआ-बांद्रा टर्मिनस और बांद्रा टर्मिनस-मावुवा 16.00 बजे (लगभग)
एक्‍स. महुआ-बांद्रा टर्मिनस और बांद्रा टर्मिनस-मावुवा 16.00 बजे (लगभग)


वीके/आईपीएस/एसकेपी -919

(Release ID 60274)
विज्ञप्ति को कुर्तिदेव फोंट में परिवर्तित करने के लिए यहां क्लिक करें
MUMBAI: Western Railway will introduce two pairs of between Mahuva and Bandra Terminus from April 3.These trains will run with state of the art LHB coaches. The services will be flagged off by railway minister Suresh Prabhu on April 3. WR spokersperson said, "Inaugural run of Train No 09094 from Mahuva will be on April 3 at 3.30 pm to arrive Bandra (T) at 7.50 am the next day. In return direction, the train will pick up its regular run from April 6 (Thursday)." Train No. 22993 Bandra Terminus-Mahuva express train will depart Bandra (T) at 3.25 pm on every Thursday and reach Mahuva at 7.10 ams the next day. Train No.22994 Mahuva-Bandra Terminus will depart Mahuva every Tuesday from April 11, 2017 at 7.55 pms and arrive Bandra (T) at 11.55 am the next day. Train No.19030 Mahuva-Bandra Terminus express train will depart Mahuva every Friday from April 7, 2017...
at 12.45 pm and arrive Bandra (T) at 4.45 am the next day. In its return direction, Train No.19029 Bandra Terminus-Mahuva express train will depart Bandra (T) at 11.35 am every Monday from April 10, 2017 and Mahuva at 4.05 am the next day. Train No 22993/22994 & 19029/19030 will have AC 2-Tier, AC 3-Tier, Sleeper class and General Second Class coaches. The trains will halt at Rajula Road, Savarkundla, Dhasa , Dhola, Botad, Surendranagar Gate,Viramgam, Ahmedabad, Anand, Vadodara, Surat, Vapi and Borivali stations in both directions.

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