Divertion of PRASANTI Express, Chennai Asansol Superfast Express, Falaknuma Superfast Express, Partial Cancellation of Machilipatnam / Narasapur Visakhapatnam Passenger & Special Trains run by ECoR
Trains Cancelled / Partially Cancelled / Diverted / Rescheduled due to overflowing of rain water above danger level at a Railway Bridge o­n Thandava River between Tuni-Gullipadu
More Helpline Numbers Provided for Public Information In view of Changes In Train Services
Steps Taken by SCR to Minimise Inconvenience to Passengers in View of Disruption to Train Services Between Vijayawada and Visakhapatnam Due to Heavy Floods
Alleppy-Dhanbad, Nagavali, & Yesvantapur Hatia Express Diverted Due to flowing of Water over Railway Bridge Between Tuni and Gullipadu Section
Trains Diverted Due to flowing of Water over Railway Bridge Between Tuni and Gullipadu Section
Santragachi-Chennai-Santragachi Special Train Extended for Eight more Services
SCR Extends Secunderabad-Jaipur-Secunderabad Special Train For Eight more Services
SCR Observes ‘Vigilance Awareness Week’
Machilipatnam-Yesvantapur Express to stop at Narasaraopet
Special Trains between Visakhapatnam Secunderabad, Karimnagar Tirupati, Visakhapatnam Shiridi Sai Nagar, Visakhapatnam Chennai and Indore Yesvantapur
Tirupati Karimnagar Express Inaugurated and Jammikunta Adarsh Station Inaugurated
Trains Cancelled / Partially Cancelled / Diverted / Regulated Due to Road Under Bridge Work in Nanded Division
Special Ticket Checking Drives conducted by Secunderabad Division
A/C Special Trains Between Kakinada Town and Secunderabad Via Tanuku, Bhimavaram, Gudivada
SCR sets up Exclusive Contact Numbers for Fire Prevention Alert
Cancellation of Trains Due to Track Maintenance Works On Tirupati-Renigunta-Gudur Section
Monthly Combined MMTS / APSRTC Ticket Fares to be Increased
Special Trains Between Secunderabad-Tirupati and Tirupati-Karimnagar
South Central Railway to Run Fourteen Dussera / Diwali Special Trains Between Nanded and Surat
Six Special Trains between Chennai and Shalimar Via Gudur, Vijayawada and Visakhapatnam
Two Special Trains Between Bangalore and Santragachi
Twelve Super Fast Deepawali AC Special Trains Between Secunderabad and Mumbai LTT
“Science Express-Biodiversity Special-Fifth Phase” To Put Up Exhibitions on SCR
Eighteen Special Trains Between Jammu Tawi and H.S.Nanded
Eight Superfast Special Trains Between Visakhapatnam and Sainagar Shirdi
Levy of Service Tax on AC and First Class Rail Passengers from 1st October 2012
Levy of Service Tax on Transportation of Goods by Rail from 1st October 2012
Twenty Eight Special Trains Between Visakhapatnam and Nanded Via Vijayawada
Dismantling of Staircases on Platforms of Secunderabad Railway Station for Installation of Escalators
Miraj-Parli Vaijnath Passenger Train Derailed Between Ghatnandur and Parli Vaijnath Stations
SCR to revise the Timings of 77687 Nizamabad-Kacheguda DEMU Passenger, 77614 Manoharabad-Secunderabad DEMU Passenger, 77688 Kacheguda-Nizambad DEMU Passenger, 77615 Secunderabad-Medchal DEMU Passenger & 57473 Kacheguda- Bodhan Passenger
SCR to revise the Timings of Secunderabad-Pune Shatabdi Express
SCR to Run Twelve Special Express Trains For Diwali Festival between Hyderabad - Visakhapatnam, Hyderabad - Santragachi, Aurangabad - Tirupati And Kacheguda - Bangaluru
SCR to run eight MMTS Special Trains on 29th and 30th September 2012 for Vinayaka Nimarjanam
SCR to revise the Timings of Gulbarga – Hyderabad Passenger Train
SCR To Run Four Special Trains Between Hyderabad and Santragachi during Dussehra Season
Sri K.H. Muniyappa, Hon’ble Minister of State for Railways Flags off New Intercity Express Between Bidar and Hyderabad
Fare of Secunderabad-Visakhapatnam Duronto Express Does not Include Catering Charges
Train Services Cancelled on 4th September 2012
Rejoinder / Clarification on News Items on the Incident Involving Rajdhani Express Near Adoni on 24th August, 2012
Cancellation / Partial Cancelation of Trains Due to Track Maintenance Works on Vijayawada-Rajamundry-Kakinada and Vijayawada-Ongole-Gudur Sections
Cancellation / Short Termination / Rescheduling / Partially cancellation / Running of Special Services Due to Line Block Between Hussain Sagar and Secunderabad / Hyderabad due to Track Improvement Works
High Level Coordination Meeting Between SCR, GHMC, and HMRL Held on Various Developmental Works
SCR Introduces Token System at Passenger Reservation System Office at Secunderabad
SCR To Run Ten Special Trains Between Kacheguda And Banglore, Hyderabad And Visakhapatnam & Aurangabad And Tirupati
Surprise Check Against Ticketless Travel at Secunderabad Railway Station
South Central Railway to run special Trains between Hyderabad –Kollam-Hyderabad
South Central Railway extends the run of Jaipur-Secunderabad-Jaipur Special Train
Singareni Collieries Company Limited Pays Rs. 6.38 Crores to S.C.Railway for the Bhadrachalam Road – Sattupalli New Railway Line
SCR to Run Ten Special Trains Between Hyderabad – Kolhapur – Hyderabad
SCR Releases MMTS-Cum-Local Trains Pocket Time Table
Asanlol-Chennai Central Weekly Express introduced

Amended Tatkal Scheme to come into effect from 21st November 2011

The Tatkal scheme for reservation o­n Railways has been modifiedand the samewill come into effect from Monday i.e 21st November 2011. The following modifications have been made in the Tatkal scheme:

I.The Advance Reservation Period (ARP) of Tatkal scheme is reduced from two days at present to one day excluding the day of journey from the train originating station. For example, if train is to depart from the originating station o­n the 2nd of a month, the Tatkal quota for that particular train shall open at 0800 hours o­n the 1st of the month.

II.No refund will be granted o­n cancellation of confirmed Tatkal tickets except in circumstances stipulated at present such as cancellation/ diversion of Trains etc.,.

III.In case of cancellation of partially confirmed Tatkal ticket, refund for o­nly waiting list Tatkal ticket will be given.

IV.No duplicate Tatkal tickets shall be issued except in exceptional circumstances o­n payment of full fare including Tatkal charges. No refund will be given for duplicate Tatkal tickets even if original ticket is found.

V.Tatkal tickets shall be issued o­nly o­n production of o­ne of the eight prescribed proofs of identityi.e Voter ID card, PAN card, Passport, Credit cards issued by banks withlaminated photograph, Nationalised Bank pass book with photograph, Student Identity card with photograph issued by recognised Schools / Colleges to students, Driving License, Photo Identity issued by State / Central Govt. as per procedure explained below:­

i.A self attested photo copy of the proof of identity of anyone passenger shall be attached to the requisition slip.

ii.The details of the identity proof shall be captured by the system and indicated o­n the reserved tickets as well o­n the reservation chart.

iii.It will not be mandatory for the passenger(s) to go to the counter to book the Tatkal ticket, however, the proof will have to be sent in the aforementioned manner.
iv.During the journey, the passenger, whose identity card number has been indicated o­n the ticket, will have to produce original proof of identity indicated o­n the ticket, failing which all the passengers booked o­n the ticket shall be treated as travelling without ticket and charged accordingly. Indication will come o­n the ticket regarding carrying same original proof of identity during the journey, as indicated o­n the Ticket.

v.If the passenger whose identity card number is indicated o­n the ticket is not travelling, all other passengers booked o­n that ticket, if found travelling in train, will be treated as travelling without ticket and charged accordingly.

vi.Agents / RTSAsarerestricted from booking Tatkal tickets at the counters between 0800 hours and 1000 hours. This restriction shall be enforced through frequent inspection at the counters. The agents /both web service agents and web agents are also restricted from booking Tatkal tickets o­n the internet between 0800 hours and 1000 hrs.
vii.For internet booking of Tatkal tickets, the passenger shall enter the identity proof type and number, which is to be used for travel. These details shall be printed o­n the ERS/indicated o­n the MRMNRM as well as in the reservation chart.

viii.The web services agents of IRCTC will be permitted to book o­nly o­ne Tatkal ticket per train per day o­n the internet.

ix.The maximum number of passengers per o­ne Tatkal ticket (PNR) is o­nly Four (4). The feature of capturing the number of proof of identity for all the four passengers has been provided. Those passengers who want to indicate the number of proof of identity for more than o­ne passenger will have this option but will be required to produce copy(ies) of prescribed proof(s) of identity for additional passenger(s) also. The numbers of such identity card(s) will also be captured by the system and will be reflected in the reservation charts.

x.In case of partial cancellation, if the passenger, whose identity card number has been indicated, is getting cancelled in a PNR, the number of proof of identity of at least o­ne of the remaining passengers needs to be provided mandatorily. However, in case of tickets booked through internet, initially, details of proof of identity of o­ne of the passengers has been provided and subsequently provision for capturing data of all the four passengers will be made.

xi.In case the number of proof of identity of more than o­ne passenger has been indicated, during the journey, even if anyone passenger produces the original identity card indicated o­n the ticket as well as reservation chart, all the passengers can undertake the journey
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