|Saturday, March 18, 2023|
REVISED COMPOSITION OF BILASPUR-TIRUPATI EXPRESS Railway has decided to revise the composition of 17482/17481Tirupati-Bilaspur-Tirupati express as detailed below 1. The train No.17482 Tirupati- Bilaspur express will run with revised composition with effect from 23.03.2023 2. The train No. 17481 Bilaspur-Tirupati express will run with revised composition with effect from 25.03.2023 Revised composition: These pair of trains will run with One 2nd AC coach, Five 3rd AC Coaches, Nine Sleeper Class coaches, Three General Second Class coaches and Two Second class cum luggage coaches.
|Thursday, March 16, 2023|
GENERAL MANAGER INSPECTED THE ONGOING DOUBLE LINE WORKS OF THE KORAPUT-KOTHAVALASA SECTION General Manager, East Coast Railway Shri Manoj Sharma continued his inspection on 2nd day between Koraput-Kothavalasa line. He inspected railway establishments, railway stations viz Koraput, Araku, Borraguhalu, Sivalingapuram, Tunnels, major curves etc. He conducted window trailing inspection of the section to check track, curves, bridges, points & crossing etc. Divisional Railway Manager Shri Anup Satpathy, Principal Heads from various departments of ECoR HeadQuarters and Branch officers of Waltair accompanied GM, ECoR during his inspection. The General Manager inspected the ongoing double line works of the Koraput-Kothavalasa section. He inspected Running room, rest houses at Koraput station and interacted with the loco pilots, train managers at the running room. He took stock of amenities at the station and rest houses at Koraput. Further, GM Shri Manoj Sharma inspected facilities, One Station One Product stall and rest houses at the Araku railway station and also reviewed developmental activities to be carried out under the Amrit Bharat station scheme. He interacted with the vendors at the stations to take feedback. GM inspected the tunnels near Chimidipalli and took stock of works being carried for effective maintenance of the tunnels. He also inspected the Sivalingapuram yard, major curves and site where recent derailment of goods train occurred.
|Thursday, March 9, 2023|
DIVERSION OF TRAINS DUE TO NON IMTERLOCKING WORKS Due to the Non-Interlocking Works for Commissioning of Gangineni and Errupalem stations of Secunderabad Division, the following trains will run in diverted route as detailed below: 1. The train No. 18519 Visakhapatnam-Lokmanya Tilak Terminus Express leaving Visakhapatnam on 8th ,9 th,11th,13th, 15th, 16th March 2023 will be diverted to run via Guntur,Pagidipalli skipping stoppage at Kazipet Jn. An additional stoppage will be provided at Guntur for the benefit of passengers. 2. The train No. 22849 Shalimar-Secunderabad Express leaving Shalimar at 12.20 hrs on 8th ,15 th March 2023 will be diverted to run via Vijayawada,Guntur,Pagidipalli skipping stoppage at Warangal and Kazipet. An additional stoppage will be provided at Vijayawada and Guntur for the benefit of passengers. 3. The train No. 18112 Yesvantpur-Tatanagar Express leaving Yesvantpur on 12 th March, 2023 will be diverted to run via Pagidipalli , Guntur skipping stoppage at Kazipet and Warangal. An additional stoppage will be provided at Guntur for the benefit of passengers. People are requested to make note of changes and act accordingly.
|Tuesday, March 7, 2023|
INSPECTION OF DAMANJODI - JAGDALPUR SECTION BY DRM Divisional Railway Manager (DRM) Waltair Shri Anup Satpathy conducted inspection from Damanjodi to Jagdalpur on Monday to check various amenities, facilities and for survey of additional amenities to be provided under the Amrit Bharat scheme. Focussing on the various developmental activities, DRM conducted rigorous inspection of Damanjodi, Koraput, Jeypore, Jagdalpur and Araku stations which are chosen for upgradtion/ modernisation under Amrit Bharat Stations scheme. There are 16 stations of Waltair division including Damanjodi, Koraput, Jeypore and Jagdalpur stations which would be well developed as per the norms laid in the Amrit Bharat station policy. Speaking to the media at the inspection stations DRM Shri Anup Satpathy said that there would be lot of facilities like improvement to station facade and entrance approaches, executive lounges, High level platforms, Second entry to the stations, 12 m wide FOBs along with the ramp facility, toilet facilities, CCTV surveillance etc. The people expressed happiness and representatives from various fields, organisations, public representatives extended warm greetings to the visiting DRM. He is inspecting the stations over the Division where Amrit Bharat scheme is going to be implemented. He was accompanied by ADRM (Infra) Shri Sudhir Kumar Gupta, Chief Project Manager (Gati Shakthi) Shri T.M.Rao, Senior Divisional Engineer (Coordination) Shri PK Maharana, Officers from Operating, commercial, Signal & Telecom, Mechanical and other branches, during the inspection.
|Monday, March 6, 2023|
DRM SHRI ANUP SATPATHY INSPECTED VISAKHAPATNAM - NAUPADA - GUNUPUR SECTION Continuing the inspection, with an aim for improvement of amenities and facilities at the stations over Waltair Division, the Divisional Railway Manager Waltair Shri Anup Satpathy inspected Visakhapatnam-Naupada - Gunupur section of Waltair Division. Focusing on safety aspects DRM conducted window trailing inspection from Visakhapatnam to Naupada and then to Gunupur sections. Beginning with Simhachalam station DRM Shri Anup Satpathy took stock of various amenities and facilities provided at various stations in this section and ongoing developmental activities in that section. He conducted thorough inspection of Kottavalasa, Chipurapalle, Srikakulam, Naupada, Parlakhemundi and Gunupur stations along with team of officials of Waltair Division The Amrit Bharat Station Scheme has recently been launched for development of Railway stations on Indian Railways. Presently, the scheme envisages to take-up 16 Stations over Waltair Division chosen for upgradation/ modernisation in First phase. Duvvada, Vizianagaram, Simhachalam, Kottavalasa, Chipurapalle, Srikakulam, Naupada, Araku, Koraput, Jagdalpur, Damanjodi, Jeypore, Bobbili, Parvathipuram, Parlakhemundi and Gunupur are the stations which are going to be upgraded under this scheme. Keeping in mind the various demands and needs of the public of this section, DRM inspected stations, various establishments and interacted with the local representatives to discuss various issues so that the upgradation of the stations would meet their needs. DRM assured that the demands of the local public would be addressed to the maximum possible extent and the issues like stoppage of trains, new trains etc will be conveyed to appropriate authorities. He was accompanied by ADRM (Infra) Shri Sudhir Kumar Gupta, Chief Project Manager (Gati Shakthi) Shri T.M.Rao, Senior Divisional Engineer (Coordination) Shri PK Maharana, Officers from Operating, commercial, Signal and Telecom, Mechanical and other branches, during the inspection.