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


Public service of highest standards, even while maintaining a strict fiscal discipline is the aim of South Central Railway. Today, SCR is proud to say that it is probably one of the best, if not the very best, zonal railway in India in terms of financial management. So much so that great plans have been drawn up by SCR in improving passenger amenities, enhancing the infrastructure, and march ahead into the new millennium as an organization of the future.

The Development Plans of Indian Railways are drawn up within the framework of the national Five-Year Plans. The Corporate Objectives of the Railways are aimed to be achieved within the resources made available through the Annual Plans, which consist of borrowings from the Centre and internal surpluses and Leasing of assets etc.


Finance and Accounts Department


The Finance & Accounts Department of SCR is headed by the Financial Advisor and Chief Accounts Officer who is assisted by 5 Heads of Department and 17 Dy Financial Advisors in the headquarters, Senior Divisional Financial Managers in the Divisions and Workshop Accounts Officers in Workshops. The Accounts Department is primarily responsible for:

  • Maintenance of the accounts of the Railway.
  • Internal check of transactions affecting receipts and expenditure
  • Settlement of claims against the Railway
  • Tendering advice to the administration in issues involving Railway finances
  • Compilation of Accounts
  • Compilation of budget and periodical review of expenditure
  • Discharging other management accounting functions including reporting of financial data for management, inventory management, Participation in Purchase/contracting decisions and major surveys in accordance with rules and orders.
  • Ensuring no financial irregularities in railway transactions.


Finance of South Central Railway

South Central Railway can pride itself as one among the Zones that is economically viable, viz., consistently generating a surplus.



           How the Rupee is Earned (RG 07-08)-- How the Rupee is spent (RG 07-08)

The Operating Ratio

The Operating Ratio for 2006-07 (the ratio of total working expenses to earnings) of South Central Railway was 71.8%, which compares favorably with the All India Railway Average Operating Ratio of 78.7%. The Operating Ratio for RG 2007-08 SC Railway is- 67.50% and that of the Indian Railways is 76.3%.


Earnings Profile

As is the trend in all the Indian Zonal Railways, Earnings from Freight Traffic are the main revenues for South Central Railway - of an Earnings of Rs.5745.66 crores for 2006-07, Goods Earnings alone contribute nearly Rs.4045.15 crs.- Passenger Earnings account for the next chunk of Rs.1503.61 crs.- Earnings from Other Coaching and Sundries account for about Rs.196.90 crs.

- - Crs

Working Expenses

This pertains to expenditure on the day-to-day maintenance and operations of the Railway, i.e., establishment in offices, Repairs & Maintenance of Track, Bridges, Locomotives, Carriage and Wagon, Plant & Equipment and Operating Expenses on Crew, Fuel, miscellaneous expenditure and Pensioners liability. More than half of the expenditure is accounted for by Staff Costs (which includes pension liabilities). Expenditure on Fuel, Material and Hire & Lease charges form substantial part of Ordinary Working Expenditure.

From the above, it can be seen that

-                                           Drop in staff strength/Staff Cost during 03-04- is on account of transfer of UBL Division and part of GTL division to SW Rly. (BG 03-04 is inclusive of UBL Division)

-       The staff cost was increased from Rs.1068.46 crs in 2001-02 to Rs. 1292.22 Crs in 2007-08(RG).-

-       The staff cost indicates an increase year after year due to incremental factor in spite of drop in the number of staff .

-       RG of-- 2007-08 indicates an increase in staff cost- from Rs.1171.88 Crs in- 2006-07 to Rs.1292.22 Crs which is on account of- Merger of 50%- DA and incremental factor


Capital Expenditure

The expenditure on -Assets Acquisition- on the Railways is finalized through process of -Works Program- which culminates in the sanction of works through the Annual Budget. Sanctioned works cover both the acquisition of new assets to meet the growing demands of traffic as well as the replacement of the assets, which have outlived their normal expected life.

Capital--Investments Crores

Note: The Rolling Stock is inclusive of Bulk Order in 2001-02 to 2007-08(RG).

Priority in Capital expenditure is normally assigned to works pertaining to Safety like renewal of signaling system etc., and those pertaining to amenities to passengers.

Expenditure on Amenities to passengers is closely monitored for ensuring comfort of passengers. The typical works undertaken in this category are waiting halls, retiring rooms, passenger shelters, high-level platform etc., as well as sophisticated and up-to-date facilities like computerized public announcement systems etc.







- Crores





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