A 16-year-old boy suffered 50% burns after suffering electric shock while attempting to take a selfie atop an LPG goods wagon at Jokatte near Mangaluru on Wednesday. Mohammed Dishan, who was immediately shifted to a private hospital by the local residents, is in critical condition, sources in Mangaluru Railway Protection Force (RPF) told DH. The station master serving at Jokatte railway station told RPF and Bajpe police that the LPG goods train had arrived at Jokatte railway station on Tuesday evening. As the train was waiting for the signal to proceed from Thokur, the station... more...
master heard screams for help and found three boys, all aged over 15 yrs, climbing down the ladder of a wagon at around 2.55 pm. The boys informed that Mohammed Dishan, a resident of HPCL Colony in Jokatte, had suffered electric shock while taking selfie from atop the wagon. A local ambulance was summoned to the spot and the boy lying near the track with burn injuries was shifted to a private hospital. Later the LPG goods train left from Jokatte to MRPL siding for filling at 3.30 pm. Bajpe police and RPF have registered a case and are investigating into it.
South Western Railway has decided to run following 18 express special trains with special fare to facilitate the passengers and avoid hardship due to strike of Karnataka Road Transport Corporation Employees and for clearing rush of upcoming Ugadi festival as detailed below: –
Train No. 06547 / 06548 Yesvantpur – Belagavi – Yesvantpur Express Special Trains with Special Fare: –
In the return direction Train No. 06548 Belagavi – Yesvantpur Express Special Trains with Special Fare will depart from Belagavi at 22:00 hrs on 14.04.2021 and arrive Yesvantpur at 08:40 hrs on next day.
The train will have a composition of 19 coaches comprising of ONE 1stAC Coach, TWO AC-2 Tier Coaches, SIX AC-3 Tier Coaches, SIX Second Class Sleeper Coaches, TWO General Second Class Coaches and TWO Second Class Luggage cum Break-Vans with generator.
Train No. 06557 / 06558 Yesvantpur – Belagavi – Yesvantpur Express Special Trains with Special Fare: –
Train No. 06557 Yesvantpur – Belagavi Express Special Trains with Special Fare will depart from Yesvantpur at 22:15 hrs on10.04.2021and arrive Belagavi at 09:10 hrs on next day.
In the return direction Train No. 06558 Belagavi – Yesvantpur Express Special Trains with Special Fare will depart from Belagavi at 22:00 hrs on 11.04.2021 and arrive Yesvantpur at 08:40 hrs on next day.
The train will have a composition of 20 coaches comprising of ONE 1stAC Coach, ONE AC-2 Tier Coach, TWO AC-3 Tier Coach, TWELVE Second Class Sleeper Coaches, TWO General Second Class Coaches and TWO Second Class Luggage cum Break-Vans.
The foundation stone for the construction of Road Over Bridge THIRD Gate (Level crossing No.381) was done on 6th Jan 2019 by Late Suresh Angadi. The SWR engineers now plan to commence the actual work on the RoB from October first week 2019. The Targeted Completion was March 2020 but due to COVID deadline was extended. But the work has been very slow and... more...
now for over a month no work is going on the site. Big trenches have been dug up which has no barricading or safety tapes. The work here is also on the lines of the Smart city work with no safety precautions in mind. Imagine no workers have turned up on the site for over a month now. Why is there such a delay is not yet known? Details about the Project: Cost of the RoB: 27.28 Crores Span of RoB: 1 x 2 x 54 Bowstring Girder Approaches: Panaji Side: (5+6) x 18 m PSC (250 m) Belagavi Side: (7+6) x 18 m PSC (331 m) Contractor: M/s KRISHI INFRATECH Targeted Completion: March 2020 4 Lane Approach The RoB is sanctioned at a cost of Rs.27.28 Crore on a 50:50 cost-sharing basis between ministry if Railways and Govt of Karnataka. The 1 x 2 x 54 Bowstring Girder with 4 lane approach roads will give respite to the road users and help in building up the infrastructure for Belagavi city. Reader Interactions Comments JAYANT KULKARNI says Apr 8, 2021 at 6:01 PM Change the Contractor otherwise it will be similar to what we suffered for Mandoli Road.
The passengers have been advised to adhere to all norms, SOPs related to Covid-19 during the boarding, travel and at destination
As Maharashtra undergoes a nearly mini-lockdown during April to control the spread of Covid-19 pandemic’s second wave, the Mumbai-headquartered Central Railway (CR) and Western Railway (WR) clarified that only confirmed passengers would be allowed to board long-distance trains.
old videos showing crowds at various stations and trains were making rounds in social media – which prompted the Ministry of Railways and Press Information Bureau to clarify that these are of previous year.
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Last year, the CR and WR, saw extreme rush as lakhs of migrant workers in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR) left for their home states, particularly in Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal and Jharkhand.
CR general manager Sanjeev Mittal and WR general manager Alok Kansal, addressing separate news conferences, said that people are being advised not to believe in rumours.
“The railways run more trains in summer for the convenience of passengers and adequate tickets are available as only passengers having confirmed tickets are being permitted to board the trains,” said Mittal.
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“Only authorized confirmed passengers are allowed to board long-distance trains,” added Kansal.
The passengers have been advised to adhere to all norms, SOPs related to Covid-19 during the boarding, travel and at destination.
The railway administration has decided to stop issuing platform tickets with immediate effect at various MMR stations like Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus, Lokmanya Tilak Terminus, Kalyan, Thane, Dadar, Panvel, Mumbai Central, Bandra, Borivali.