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


Articles of house hold effects and personal effects which are required by the passengers during their journey or immediately after the journey will only be accepted for booking as luggage.
Articles of Commercial nature which are carried for the purpose of trade and not intended for the personal use of passengers may not be accepted as luggage.
The following articles are not accepted as luggage:
Offensive articles such as wet skins, hides etc. other than the skin of wild animals securely packed in air tight boxes at owner's risk.
(ii)Explosives, dangerous and inflammable articles.
(iii)Bulky articles which would be chargeable by measurement.
Oil, grease, ghee, paint, etc. when packed in such containers which will spoil other articles on contact (Ghee upto 20 Kgs. may be carried by passenger in his compartment).
(v)All varieties of dry grasses and leaves and waste paper.
(vi)Dead poultry and game.
(vii)Acids and other corrosive substance.
Certian goods are not acceptable for carriage unless percentage charges are paid. No Railway Administration shall accept for carraige the goods specified in Part-I of Schedule-II of the Coaching Tariff unless the consigner declares the value of such goods and pays the percentage charges applicable to such goods asindicated in column-2 of Schedule-II.
Free allowance, Marginal allowance and maximum quantities which could be carried in compartment.

ClassFree AllowanceMarginal AllowanceMaximum quantity inclusive free
allowance that can be
carried in compartment
AC Ist7015150
Ist Class/AC Sleeper5010100
AC 3-Tier Sleeper401040
AC Chair Car401040
Sleeper Class401080
Second Class351070

Items not permitted within free allowance and charged separately. The following articles do nto come under purview of free allowance:-
(i)Motor Cycles.
(ii)Scooters, bi-cycles and tri-cycles, invalid chairs TV sets (except one T.V. Set).
These articles should be booked separately and charged separately.
Trunk, suite case and boxes having outside measurement exceeding 100 cm X 60cm X 25 cm should be carried in the brake-van and not in the compartment.
Bulky and heavy luggage is not permitted in AC Chair Car such luggage should be booked in brake-vans in the charge of guard.
Theft of Luggage:Passengers are informed that in case of thefts, robbery and dacoity in running trains, forms for lodging reports with the police, are available with the train conductors, coach attendent, Guards and GRP escorting the Train, after proper filling of the forms, the same may be handed over to the one of the officers mentioned above for registration of the report at th next police station. Passengers are not required to break their journey for lodging their reports with the Police, forms are also available at RPF posts.

(i)Lockers are provided at Lucknow and Muzaffarpur on this Railway for the safe custody of valuable etc. of Railway passengers. The Charges for use of lockers are as under:
(a)For first 24 hrs. or part thereofRs.15
(b)Next 24 hrs. or part thereofRs.20
(c)For each subsquent 24 hrs. or part thereofRs.25
(ii)The use of lockers restricted to a maximum period of one week. Articles of dangerous, explosive, offensive or perishable nature shall not be permitted to be kept inside the locker. If any locker is not released within 30 days of the date of allotment, it is liable to be broken open and contents treated to be as unclaimed property.
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