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06171/Heritage Steam Voyage Nilagiri Summer Special
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1st Class; Mettupalayam to Coonoor/Coonoor to Mettupalayam; Adults and Children Fares ; Rs.1100/- .No NOSB Half fare for Children applicable 🔷Second Class; Mettupalayam to Coonoor/Coonoor to Mettupalayam; Adults and Children fares Rs.800/- .No NOSB Half Fare for Children applicable. Consists of 2 First class and 1 2nd Class Chair car coach....
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Includes value added services such as Welcome Kit, a Souvenir ,on board refreshments etc.
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First Departure: Sat Mar 31, 2018fromMTP/Mettupalayam
Last Arrival: Sun Jun 24, 2018atONR/Coonoor
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Jun 18 (21:47) Enjoy your summer break in Ooty and Coonoor with IRCTC’s Nilgiri Mountain Railway package (www.financialexpress.com)
Tourism
SR/Southern
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News Entry# 341815  Blog Entry# 3547324   
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The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), which is the e-ticketing and catering arm of Indian Railways is offering a package called 'Natural Nilgiris with Fascinating Nilgiri Mountain Railway two days Ex Mettupalayam'.
IRCTC’s Nilgiri Mountain Railway Package: Now, enjoy your summer vacations like never before! If you are looking forward to spending your summer holidays in mountains then Ooty and Coonoor are the places to be in. The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), which is the e-ticketing and catering arm of Indian Railways is offering a package called ‘Natural Nilgiris with Fascinating Nilgiri Mountain Railway two days Ex Mettupalayam’. The package will cover the two iconic hill stations of South India namely, Ooty and Coonoor. The passengers
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will be accommodated in class- 2S of train number 06171, which departs from Mettupalayam Railway Station, every Saturday at 9:10 AM.
In the Standard class, single occupancy accommodation will cost Rs 9,700 per person, double occupancy accommodation will cost Rs 5,500, triple occupancy will cost Rs 4,400, accommodation for a child with bed (5-11 years) will cost Rs 2,200 and accommodation for a child without bed (5-11 years) will cost Rs 1,700. However, under group booking for 4-6 people, double occupancy accommodation will cost Rs 4,500 per person, triple occupancy accommodation will cost Rs 4,200, accommodation for a child with bed (5-11 years) will cost Rs 3,300 and accommodation for a child without bed (5-11 years) will cost Rs 2,700.
The Natural Nilgiris with Fascinating Nilgiri Mountain Railway two days Ex Mettupalayam package will include confirmed onward journey in second class seating by Nilgiri Mountain Railway (NMR), road transportation by non-air-conditioned vehicle on sharing basis, one-night hotel accommodation with breakfast at Ooty and travel insurance. However, the package will not include personal expenses such as mineral water, tips, any portage at hotels, telephone charges, laundry etc., still or video camera fees, entrance fees for monuments, any additional meals, sightseeing or activities which have not been mentioned in the itinerary. Other than these, any service which is not specified in inclusions is excluded.
However, the cancellation of the tickets is not possible on PRS counters. Passengers who wish to do so can cancel the tickets through IRCTC website.
  
Mar 30 (02:35) 'HERITAGE STEAM VOYAGE' - WEEKEND SUMMER SPECIAL TRAINS IN NILGIRI MOUNTAIN RAILWAY (www.sr.indianrailways.gov.in)
New Facilities/Technology
SR/Southern
IR Press Release

News Entry# 333014   
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Mar 30 2018 (02:35)
Station Tag: Coonoor/ONR added by SWR intrastate trains for Karnataka^~/36147

Mar 30 2018 (02:35)
Station Tag: Mettupalayam/MTP added by SWR intrastate trains for Karnataka^~/36147
Stations:  Mettupalayam/MTP   Coonoor/ONR  
Posted by: 16591🔹Hampi Express🔹16592^~ 2944 news posts
The Nilgiri Mountain Railway is a popular tourist attraction for tourists travelling from Mettupalayam to Coonoor and Ooty. This unique Meter Gauge section which has been conferred with Heritage status by UNESCO runs o­n ‘Rack and Pinion System’ through the virgin hills of Western Ghats. The 28 kms stretch between Mettupalayam – Coonoor covered o­n the heritage steam train gives the tourists a life time experience and rekindles the romance of train journeys.
Heritage Steam ‘Nilgiri Summer Special Trains’ will be run between Mettupalayam – Coonoor from 31.03.2018 to 24.06.2018 to the following timings.
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of Train
Departure
Arrival
Days of Service
Train No.06171
Mettupalayam – Coonoor
Special Train
09.10 (Mettupalayam)
12.30
(Coonoor)
On Saturdays & Sundays
from 31.03.2018
to 24.06.2018
Train No.06172
Coonoor – Mettupalayam
Special Train
13.30
(Coonoor)
16.20 (Mettupalayam)
On Saturdays & Sundays
from 31.03.2018
to 24.06.2018
Southern Railway has made elaborate arrangements to make this travel a pleasant memory of life time with Value Added Services such as a Welcome Kit, a Souvenir, o­n-board refreshments, etc. The all-inclusive fare for the services will be as follows.
From
To
First Class
Second Class
Adult fare
Child fare
Adult fare
Child fare
Mettupalayam
Coonoor
Rs.1100/-
Rs.650/-
Rs.800/-
Rs.500/-
Coonoor
Mettupalayam
Rs.1100/-
Rs.650/-
Rs.800/-
Rs.500/-
Three special coaches have been refurbished for the “Heritage Steam voyage” NMR Summer special trains .Two first class coaches were refurished at Golden Rock Workshop, Triuchchirappalli and o­ne SLR (Luggage cum Brake Van) coach at Mettupalayam Depot.The steam locos for this summer special is pooled from Coonoor Loco Shed, which has four steam locos in service.
These coaches are equipped with special features such as anti-corrosive metallic spray paintings, vinyl wrapping and Seats furnished with sofa clothupholstery.Each of the two coaches have 16 seats of first class and 36 seats second class seats These two wooden type coaches are of coupe type named as Badaga and Thoda.The partially wooden type coach named as Irula has 28 seats with double seat type.
  
Mar 24 (14:39) NMR arrives for summer special (www.thehindu.com)
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News Entry# 332425   
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Mar 24 2018 (14:41)
Station Tag: Udagamandalam/UAM added by SWR intrastate trains for Karnataka^~/36147

Mar 24 2018 (14:40)
Train Tag: Goghat - Tarakeswar Local/37392 removed by SWR intrastate trains for Karnataka^~/36147

Mar 24 2018 (14:40)
Station Tag: Coonoor/ONR added by SWR intrastate trains for Karnataka^~/36147

Mar 24 2018 (14:40)
Station Tag: Mettupalayam/MTP added by SWR intrastate trains for Karnataka^~/36147
Posted by: 16591🔹Hampi Express🔹16592^~ 2944 news posts
Booking of tickets to Udhagamandam for the summer tourist season through Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation or at railway counters across all the stations has commenced. Already, advance reservation for the Nilgiris Mountain Railway train No. 56136 Mettupalayam - Udhagamandalam passenger is over till June-end, railway sources here said.
However, the reservation for the Class I and Class II in ‘Heritage Steam Voyage’ Summer Special Train No. 06171 from Mettupalayam to Coonoor from March 31 to June 24 is available.
The train running with fully reserved coaches will have a total number
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of 52 trips. The train will start from Mettupalayam at 9.10 am and will reach Coonoor at 12.30 pm with stoppages at Kallar and Hillgrove. In the return direction, the train will start from Coonoor at 1.30 pm and reach Mettupalayam at 4.20 pm. Fare structure of this train is Rs. 1,100 for first class and Rs. 800 for second class. Half-ticket for children below 12 years will not be applicable for this train, railway sources said.
Meanwhile, for the summer special the third furnace-oil fired steam engine 37392 arrived at Mettupalayam from the Golden Rock Rail Workshop in Trichirapalli on Thursday in a truck after the Periodical Over Hauling. Two other furnace-oil fired steam engines are being operated in the regular NMR route between Mettupalayam and Udhagamandalam.
  
Mar 14 (01:44) NILGIRI SUMMER SPECIAL TRAINS (www.sr.indianrailways.gov.in)
New/Special Trains
SR/Southern
IR Press Release

News Entry# 331345   
  Past Edits
Mar 14 2018 (01:44)
Station Tag: Coonoor/ONR added by SWR intrastate trains for Karnataka^~/36147

Mar 14 2018 (01:44)
Station Tag: Mettupalayam/MTP added by SWR intrastate trains for Karnataka^~/36147
Stations:  Mettupalayam/MTP   Coonoor/ONR  
Posted by: 16591🔹Hampi Express🔹16592^~ 2944 news posts
The Nilgiri Mountain Railway is a popular tourist attraction for tourists travelling from Mettupalayam to Coonoor and Ooty.This unique Meter Gauge section which has been conferred with Heritage status by UNESCO runs o­n ‘Rack and Pinion System’ through the virgin hills of Western Ghats.The 28 kms stretch between Mettupalayam – Coonoor covered o­n the heritage steam train gives the tourists a life time experience and rekindles the romance of train journeys.

Based o­n the directives of Chairman, Railway Board and General Manager, Southern Railway, Heritage Steam ‘Nilgiri Summer Special Trains’ will
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be run between Mettupalayam – Coonoor from 31.03.2018 to 24.06.2018 to the following timings.
Description of Train
Departure
Arrival
Days of Service
Train No.06171
Mettupalayam – Coonoor
Special Train
09.10 (Mettupalayam)
12.30
(Coonoor)
On Saturdays & Sundays
from 31.03.2018
to 24.06.2018
Train No.06172
Coonoor – Mettupalayam
Special Train
13.30
(Coonoor)
16.20 (Mettupalayam)
On Saturdays & Sundays
from 31.03.2018
to 24.06.2018
Southern Railway has made elaborate arrangements to make this travel a pleasant memory of life time with Value Added Services such as a Welcome Kit, a Souvenir, o­n-board refreshments, etc.The all inclusive fare for the services will be as follows.
From
To
First Class
Second Class
Adult fare
Child fare
Adult fare
Child fare
Mettupalayam
Coonoor
Rs.1100/-
Rs.650/-
Rs.800/-
Rs.500/-
Coonoor
Mettupalayam
Rs.1100/-
Rs.650/-
Rs.800/-
Rs.500/-
Advance reservations for the above services will commence at
08.00 hrs. o­n 14.03.2018.
  
Jan 15 2016 (07:20) Berths vacant on trains (www.thehindu.com)
New/Special Trains
SR/Southern

News Entry# 254058   
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Posted by: rdb*^ 133339 news posts
Vacant berths are available in all classes of special train no 06178 Kochuveli-Chennai Central Express scheduled to start at 1 a.m. on January 16 and train no 06171 Kollam- Mangaluru Junction (Kankanadi) Express scheduled to leave Kollam Junction at 10 p.m. on January 16, a Railway release said.
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