WR INTRODUCES NEW AHMEDABAD- KATRA WEEKLY EXPRESS
Ministry of Railways is going to introduce a new Weekly Express train between Ahmedabad and Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra via Palanpur- Jaipur -Rewari w.e.f 25/01 /2015.
Ahmedabad -Katra Weekly Express (via Palanpur- Jaipur -Rewari)
From 25th January 2015, Train No. 19415 Ahmedabad - Katra Weekly Express train will depart from Ahmedabad at 19.00 hrs on every Sunday and reach Katra at 06.50 hrs on third day i.e Tuesday.
Similarly, from 27th January 2015, Train No 19416 Katra - Ahmedabad Weekly Express train will depart from Katra at 10.35 hrs on every Tuesday and reach Ahmedabad at 23.55 hrs the next day.
The train will halt at Sabarmati, Mahesana, Palanpur, Abu Road, Falna, Rani, Marwar, Beawar, Ajmer, Kishangarh, Phulera, Jaipur, Gandhinagar Jaipur, Dausa, Bandikui, Alwar, Khairthal, Rewari, Bhiwani, Hissar, Sirsa, Bhatinda, Firozpur, Jalandhar city, Beas, Amritsar, Pathankot, Jammutavi and Udhampur stations in both directions.
The train will have AC II Tier, AC III Tier, Second Class Sleeper & Second Class General Coaches.
The booking for 19415 Ahmedabad- Katra weekly express will open at all Passenger Reservation Centers from Thursday, 22nd January, 2015.
DYNAMIC PRICING ON 50% TATKAL QUOTA IN 11 WR TRAINS
It has been decided by Ministry of Railways, that 50% of the existing tatkal quota shall be sold under dynamic fare scheme. After booking of the 50% of the tatkal quota under Tatkal scheme, the subsequent 50% of the tatkal quota, defined as premium tatkal quota shall be sold on dynamic pricing. This scheme shall be operational for the 11 WR trains departing from originating stations with effect from given dates as under:-
·12471 Bandra (T)-Jammu Tawi Swaraj Express – with immediate effect
·12915 Ahmedabad-New Delhi Ashram Express – w.e.f 21/1/2015
·12961 Mumbai Central-Indore Avantika Express – w.e.f 22/1/2015
·12962 Indore - Mumbai Central Avantika Express – w.e.f 22/1/2015
·19707 Bandra (T) – Jaipur Aravali Express – with immediate effect
·12901 Mumbai Central – Ahmedabad Gujarat Mail– with immediate effect
·12902Ahmedabad - Mumbai Central Gujarat Mail– with immediate effect
·14708 Bandra (T) – Bikaner Ranakpur Express – with immediate effect
·12909 Bandra (T)-H.Nizamuddin Garib Rath – with immediate effect
·19037 Bandra (T)-Gorakhpur Awadh Express – w.e.f 21/1/2015
·19039 Bandra (T)-Muzzafarpur Awadh Express – with immediate effect
·19045 Surat-Chhapra Tapti Ganga Express – w.e.f 21/1/2015
However it may be noted that Premium Tatkal quota in Train 12919 Indore-Jammu Tawi Malwa Express has been withdrawn w.e.f 21/1/2015 and the same has been earmark as Tatkal Quota.
EXTRA COACHES IN 7 PAIRS OF TRAINS
Railways have decided to temporarily augment one AC 3tier Coach in 2 pairs of trains i.e. 12903/04 Mumbai Central – Amritsar Golden Temple Mail and 12955/56 Mumbai Central – Jaipur Superfast Express ; two AC 3Tier Coaches in 12267/68 Mumbai Central – Ahmedabad Duranto Express & one Second Class Sleeper Coach each in 12961/62 Mumbai Central – Indore Avantika Express, 12927/28 Mumbai Central – Vadodara Express and 12971/72 Bandra(T) – Bhavnagar Express. one AC 3 Tier coach has also been added permanentlyin 13426/25 Surat – Malda Town Express Ex Surat from 26th Jan,2015 and Ex Malda Town from 24th Jan,2015.
One AC 3 Tier coach is added to 12903/04 Mumbai Central – Amritsar Golden Temple Mail between 21st Jan,2015 to 31st Jan,2015 Ex Mumbai Central and between 23rd Jan,2015 to 02nd Feb,2015 Ex Amritsar.
Two AC 3 Tier coaches are added to 12267/68 Mumbai Central – Ahmedabad Duranto Express between from 22nd Jan,2015 to 01st Feb,2015 Ex Mumbai Central and between from 21stJan,2015 to 31st Jan,2015 Ex Ahmedabad.
One AC 3 Tier coach is added to 12955/56 Mumbai Central – Jaipur Superfast Express between from 21st Jan,2015 to 31st Jan,2015 Ex Mumbai Central and between from 22ndJan,2015 to 01st Feb,2015 Ex Jaipur.
One Second Class Sleeper coach is added to 12961/62 Mumbai Central – Indore Avantika Express between from 21st Jan,2015 to 31stJan,2015 Ex Mumbai Central and between from 22nd Jan,2015 to 01st Feb,2015 Ex Indore.
One Second Class Sleeper coach is added to 12927/28 Mumbai Central – Vadodara Express between from 21st Jan,2015 to 31st Jan,2015 Ex Mumbai Central and between from 22ndJan,2015 to 01st Feb,2015 Ex Vadodara.
Similarly, one Second Class Sleeper coach is added to 12971/72 Bandra(T) – Bhavnagar Express between from 22nd Jan,2015 to 01st Feb,2015 Ex Mumbai Central and between from 21stJan,2015 to 31st Jan,2015 Ex Bhavnagar.
INTRODUCTION OF TRAIN 22444/22443 BANDRA (T)- KANPUR POSTPONED
Introduction of weekly Train No 22444/22443 between Bandra (T) & Kanpur which was scheduled to depart from Bandra (T) on 9th January, 2015, has been postponed till further notice. Passengers are requested to kindly note and cancel their tickets accordingly.
बांद्राटर्मिनसऔरकानपुरकेबीचनईट्रेनकीशुरुआतस्थगित बांद्राटर्मिनसऔरकानपुरकेबीच 9 जनवरी, 2015 सेशुरूहोनेवालीसाप्ताहिकएक्सप्रेसट्रेनअगलीसूचनातकस्थगितकरदीगईहै।यात्रियोंसेअनुरोधहैकिकृपयाइसेध्यानमेंरखेंऔरअपनेटिकटरद्दकरवालें।
WR EXTENDS RUN OF TRI - WEEKLY PREMIUM AC SUPERFAST SPECIAL TRAIN BETWEEN MUMBAI CENTRAL & NEW DELHI
Booking for extended trips available on internet
Train No. 22913 Mumbai Central – New Delhi Tri-Weekly Premium AC Superfast Special train departing Mumbai Central at 16:00 hrs on Wednesday, Friday and Sunday and reaching New Delhi at 08.00 hrs the next day is further extended upto 30th January, 2015. The extended trips are from 09th January, 2015 to 30thJanuary 2015.
Similarly, Train No. 22914 New Delhi - Mumbai Central Tri-Weekly Premium AC Superfast Special train departing New Delhi at 14.45 hrs on Thursday, Saturday and Monday and arriving Mumbai Central at 06.55 hrs the next day is further extended upto 31st January, 2015. The extended trips are from 10th January, 2015 to .31stJanuary, 2015.
Enroute train halts only at Vadodara and Kota stations. The train has AC II Tier, AC III Tier & Pantry car
The booking of these trains will be available only through Internet. The booking of extended trips of train no. 22913 for the first six trips departing Mumbai Central will be available from 7th January 2015 and for rest of the trips it will be as per Advance Reservation Period of 15 days(excluding day of journey), only through internet, that is IRCTC’s portal and not through the counters at reservation centres. The passengers are required to carry the prescribed original photo identity card which is used at the time of booking. The fares applicable for each day/transaction shall be indicated at the time of booking on the IRCTC’s e-ticketing website.
WR TO INTRODUCE NEW SUPERFAST WEEKLY EXPRESS TRAIN BETWEEN RAJKOT AND REWA
Western Railway is going to introduce new Superfast Weekly Express train between Rajkot and Rewa via Ahmedabad-Surat-Bhusawal-Jabalpur. This train will benefit the passengers of Gujarat, Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh.
The Inaugural run of Rajkot- Rewa will be on Sunday, 04th January, 2015 from Rajkot as Special train. The inaugural run of the train will be run as Train No.02937 Rajkot- Rewa superfast express ex Rajkot on 04/01/2015 at 11.20 hrs which will reach Rewa at 16.45 hrs the next day. The regular run of Train No.22937 will commence from 11thJanuary, 2015.
Rajkot-Rewa Weekly Superfast Express (via Surat-Bhusawal)
In its regular run Train No. 22937 Rajkot-Rewa Weekly Superfast Express will leave Rajkot on every Sunday at 11.50 hrs w.e.f 11/01/2015 and will reach Rewa at 16.45 hrs the next day i.e Monday.
Similarly, in return direction, Train No. 22938 Rewa – Rajkot Weekly Superfast Express will leave Rewa on every Monday at 18.30 hrs w.e.f 05/01/2015 and arrive Rajkot at 22.55 hrs the next day.
The train will halt at Wankaner, Surendranagar, Viramgam, Ahmedabad, Nadiad, Anand, Vadodara, Bharuch, Surat, Nandurbar, Amalner, Jalgaon, Bhusawal, Khandwa, Itarsi, Pipariya, Narsingpur, Jabalpur, Katni, Maihar and Satna stations in both directions.
The train will comprise of II AC Tier, III AC Tier, Sleeper class & II class general coaches.
The booking of inaugural train No.02937 will be opened from Friday, 02nd January, 2015, while booking for regular run of 22937 will open from 03rd January, 2015 at all Passenger Reservation counters.
INCREASE IN FREQUENCY OF INDORE-PUNE EXPRESS (Vasai Road) FROM FOUR DAYS TO FIVE DAYS IN A WEEK
Railways has increased the frequency of Train No.19312/11 Indore-Pune Express via Vasai Road from four days to Five Days in a week w.e.f. 01st March, 2015.
Accordingly, Train No. 19312 Indore-Pune Express which runs on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday Ex Indore at present will now run on Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday ( 5days) ) Ex Indore.
Similarly, Train No. 19311 Pune-Indore Express which runs on Tuesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday Ex Pune at present will now run on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday (5 days) Ex Pune.
The booking for the days of increase in frequency of 19312 Indore – Pune Express will be as per advance reservation period of 01st March, 2015.
Consequent upon the increase in frequency of 19312/19311 Indore- Pune Express, timings of train no 11049 Ahmedabad – Kolhapur weekly Expess will be preponed by 30 minutes ex Ahmedabad at 19.25 hrs instead of 19.55 hrs. Hence train no 11049 Ahmedabad – Kolhapur Express now will arrive Vasai Road at 03.35 hrs and will depart at 03.40 hrs.
EXTRA COACH IN SHATABDI EXPRESS w.e.f 12th December
For the convenience of passengers and to clear the extra rush, Western Railways have decided to add an extra coach on temporary basis in 12009/12010 Shatabadi express train.
One Executive Chair car coach will be added from Mumbai & Ahmedabad to Train No 12009/12010 Shatabadi Express from 12thDecember, 2014 to 28th February, 2015 except Sundays.