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Today (02:25) Konkan Railway Gears Up for Monsoon (

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Konkan Railway is gearing up for the onset of the Monsoon season and has completed all planned safety works on its route from Kolad to Thokur have been completed.Special attention has been paid to catch water drain cleaning and inspection of cuttings.The large scale geo-safety works executed along the railway line in the last 13 years have significantly reduced the incidences of boulder fall and soil slip.As a result, no major disruption to train services on account of boulder fall has taken place in the last 6 years.Konkan Railway will conduct Monsoon Patrolling as per the provisions of Indian Railway Permanent Way Manual to ensure the safe running of trains.About 630 personnel will be patrolling the Konkan Railway. Vulnerable locations will be patrolled round the clock and Stationary Watchmen will be deployed for 24 hours at critical locations.Speed restrictions will be imposed at vulnerable locations. BRN mounted excavators have been kept...
ready at all nominated points for quick movement in case of an emergency.Instructions have also been issued to the loco drivers to run the trains at a reduced speed of 40 kmph in case of heavy rainfall when visibility is limited. Self-propelled ARMVs (Accident Relief Medical Van), with the provision of Operation Theatre and providing emergency medical aid, are kept ready at Ratnagiri and Verna (Goa) along with ART (Accident Relief Train).Mobile phones have been provided to all safety category staff to contact central control in an emergency. Both Loco Pilots and Guards of trains have been provided with Walkie-talkie sets as well as every station on Konkan Railway is equipped with 25 Watt VHF base station.Emergency Communication (EMC) sockets have been provided at a distance of average 1 kilometre along the Konkan Railway route that enables the Patrolmen, Watchmen, Loco Pilots, Guard and other field maintenance staff to contact Station Master and Train Controllers during any emergency situations.Satellite phone communication has been provided in ARMV for emergency contact. All main signal aspects on Konkan Railway are now replaced with LED for improving signal visibility.Three Control rooms at Belapur, Ratnagiri and Madgaon, will work 24 x 7 during monsoon period for ensuring the safe running of the train. passengers can check train status on Konkan Railway's site.Monsoon Time Table will come into effect from June 10 upto October 31, 2019.Passengers who have been issued journey tickets prior to the announcement of the Monsoon Time Table are requested to check the timings of their train well in advance as the departure timing of some trains will be revised.During the summer season, there is always an influx of tourists and natives visiting the Konkan region. Hence, Konkan Railway announced 196 trips of summer special trains on its route.This year Konkan Railway is running 50 more trips as compared to the 146 summer special trips run in Summer 2018. Furthermore, 166 trips of special trains have already been announced for devotees of Lord Ganesha on the occasion of Ganapati Festival 2019.
Today (02:20) Partial cancellation of train - The Hindu (

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Train No.56320 / 56319 Coimbatore- Nagercoil- Coimbatore passenger is partially cancelled between Erode - Madurai on Saturday and Tuesday, due to bridge work in Salem division.
Today (01:43) Beach-Tambaram fast local trains to resume in June - The Hindu (

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The Southern Railway will reintroduce fast local train services on the Chennai Beach-Tambaram-Chengalpattu-Thirumalpur route from June 1, a press release said.
The fast local services were stopped after an accident at the St. Thomas Mount railway station, on July 24 last year, that killed five commuters, who travelled by footboard. The Railway Department was waiting for the go-ahead from the Commissioner of Railway Safety (CRS) after implementing necessary safety measures by removing concrete walls and other obstacles.
Four fast locals will be operated from Chengalpattu to Chennai Beach and two fast locals
will run from Thirumalpur to Chennai Beach in the morning. One fast local will ply between Chennai Beach and Thirumalpur in the evening.
The four trains from Chengalpattu to Chennai Beach will operate on 7.50 a.m., 8.05 a.m., 8.25 a.m. and 8.50 a.m. The two from Thirumalpur to Chennai Beach will leave Thirumalpur at 7.05 a.m. and 8.00 a.m. and reach Chennai Beach by 9.30 a.m. and 10.28 a.m. In the evening, a fast local from Chennai Beach to Thirumalpur will be operated at 6.13 p.m. and reach its destination at 8.40 p.m.
The Chennai Egmore-Puducherry Express which was extended till Chennai Beach to compensate will resume its usual operation.
Today (01:22) Twenty Special Trains between Secunderabad and Bhubaneswar to clear summer rush (
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In order to clear extra rush of passengers during summer season, the South Central Railway will run 20 Bi-Weekly Summer Special Trains will be run between Secunderabad and Bhubaneswar.
Hyderabad: In order to clear extra rush of passengers during summer season, the South Central Railway will run 20 Bi-Weekly Summer Special Trains will be run between Secunderabad and Bhubaneswar.

per schedule, the Train No. 02784 Secunderabad - Bhubaneswar Bi-Weekly Special Trains will depart Secunderabad at 12.30 hrs (Wednesday, Saturday) on 29th May & 1stt, 5th, 8th, 12th, 15th, 19th, 22nd, 26th and 29th June, 2019 and arrive Bhubaneswar at 09.30 hrs on the next day. In the return direction, Train No. 02783 Bhubaneswar - Secunderabad Bi-Weekly Special Trains will depart Bhubaneswar at 18.00 hrs (Thursday, Sunday) on 30th May & 2nd, 6th, 9th, 13th, 16th, 20th, 23rd, 27th and 30th June, 2019 and arrive Secunderabad at 14.00 hrs on the next day.

Enroute, these special trains will stop at Kazipet, Khammam, Rayanapadu, Eluru, Tadepalligudem, Rajahmundry, Samalkot, Duvvada, Kothavalasa, Vijayanagaram, Srikakulam, Palasa, Brahamapur and Khurda Road stations in both the directions. These special trains will consist of Two AC II Tier, Six AC III Tier and 10 Sleeper Class Coaches.
Today (01:20) Mumbai-Pune train travel time down (

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MUMBAI: Central Railway will speed up the running time of Mumbai-Pune Intercity Express by almost 40 minutes by introducing the β€˜push and pull’ technique in which the locomotive is attached in the
front as well as the rear.
The first run is likely to be from Friday. The train will leave CSMT at 6.45 am instead of 6.40 am and arrive in Pune at 9.20 am instead of 9.57 am. On its return, the train will save 35 minutes.
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