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


Origin & History of South Central Railway :

·South Central Railway was formed o­n 02-10-1966 when Hubli and Vijayawada Divisions of Southern Railway and Sholapur and Secunderabad Divisions of Central Railway were carved out and merged into a new Zone.

·Subsequently, Guntakal Division of Southern Railway was merged with South Central Railway o­n 02-10-1977 and Sholapur Division was remerged with Central Railway.Secunderabad Division was split into two Divisions viz. Secunderabad and Hyderabad o­n 17-02-1978.

·Following reorganization of Zones and Divisions with effect from 01-04-2003, two new Divisions viz., Guntur and Nanded were operationalised duly transferring Hubli Division to the newly formed South Western Railway.

·Presently, S.C.Railway has 6 Divisions, viz, Secunderabad, Hyderabad, Vijayawada, Guntakal, Guntur and Nanded.South Central Railway predominantly serves the states of Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra and to a limited extent, portions of Karnataka, Tamilnadu & Madhya Pradesh.

·On SCR, there are 690 Stations spread over a vast stretch of 5810 Kms of route length. SCR operates around 600 Passenger carrying trains o­n an average per day ( 210 Mail/Express Trains, 175 Passengers trains and others are Suburban/ MMTS services)

Growth :

·SCR in its present form has been in existence since 01-04-2003. The Zone grew at a rapid pace since 2003 till today registering huge growth in the traffic volume ; earnings and passenger services over the years.

·The number of originating passengers has risen from a level of 194 Million passengers in 2003-04 to 384 Million Passengers in 2011-12( 98% growth). At present, SCR is carrying around 10.5 Lakh originating Passengers o­n an average per day.

·On freight front, the originating loading has shown a growth rateof 130% in this period from 44.8 Million Tonnes (MTs) to 103 MTs. SCR is the fourth Zonal Railway o­n Indian Railways who load more than 100 MTs in a financial year.

·The Gross Earnings also has shown an impressive growth of 185% from Rs 2880 Crs in 2003-04 to Rs. 8200 Crs in 2011-12.

Recent Performance Highlights:

·Despite several disturbances affecting Rail traffic, SCR posted a healthy growth of 11.5% in it's Gross Earnings during 2011-12 as compared with last F.Y. In this period, the Zone loaded 103 MTs of originating freight traffic ( 7.3% growth) and carried 384 Million originating Passengers (7.5 % growth)

·Intune with Railways' strong commitment to Safety, highest priority is being accorded to Safety in train working. In view of the Safety concerns at Unmanned Level Crossings( UMLCs), SCR has already set in motion the process of eliminating all the UMLCs by 2015. In the last fiscal, 159 such road crossings have been removed.

·15 New Mail/Express/Passenger train services, 10 additional MMTS services have been introduced in 2011-12. 36 new generation MMTS coaches have also been inducted to augment capacity o­n MMTS System

·For provision of facilities/ amenities to Passengers, Rs. 205 Crs have been spent towards upgradation of Passenger amenity infrastructure at Stations in the previous two financial years(i.e between 2010-12).

·The pace of execution of Railway infrastructural works o­n SCR has shown significant improvement in the recent past . During the year 2011-12, new lines o­n 132 Kms and ROBs at 25 locations have been commissioned, which is the highest o­n Indian Railways.
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