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

Steps Taken by SCR to Minimise Inconvenience to Passengers in View of Disruption to Train Services Between Vijayawada and Visakhapatnam Due to Heavy Floods

            Due to heavy rains and discharge of flood water from upstream, water level has risen above the danger mark at the Railway Bridge o­n River Tandava between Tuni-Gullipadu Stations in the wee hours of today (4th November, 2012).It necessitated temporary suspension of train services o­n this stretch from around 02 30 hrs today keeping in view the Safety considerations. It resulted in disruption of Rail traffic between Vijayawada and Visakhapatnam. Several Express Trains have suitably been regulated at various stations o­n Vijayawada-Visakhapatnam section. As the water level receded in the evening, the Track o­n the Up line was cleared fit at 17 55 Hrs after running of a Light Engine across the Railway Bridge and Train services got restored.

 Opening of Emergency Control Rooms:-
 Emergency Control Rooms have been opened at SCR HQ-Rail Nilayam / Secunderabad and also at the Divisional Office at Vijayawada, manned round the clock by multi-disciplinary team of senior officers. Senior Officers from Vijayawada Division are camping at the Tandava River Bridge to constantly monitor the situation. Chief Engineers from SCR/HQ rushed to Vijayawada Division to assess the field condition and to assist for early restoration of Services. Liaison is being maintained with the local state Government officials, especially the Irrigation Engineers to monitor the discharge of flood water.

 To minimise the inconvenience to passengers, South Central Railway has taken several
  Steps as detailed below:-

1)Catering Arrangements:-
 The Managers of the Pantry Cars o­n the Trains have been regularly contacted and ensured adequate supply of food materials to the passengers o­n board. For the passengers of the trains without Pantry Car facility, Snacks / Food packets have been made available from the Platform Catering Stalls and also involving assistance fromlocal Voluntary Organisations ( at Tuni and Rajahmundry); nearby Temple authorities (at Annavaram and Samarlakota) and local Trade and Merchant Associations (at Rajahmundry) .

 2) Setting up of Help-Lines:-
 Wide dissemination of information o­n the train services has been taken up through Help Lines. Help Lines have been set up at major stations such as Vijayawada, Rajahmundry, Samalkot and Tuni in the affected section and also at Secunderabad, Hyderabad, Kazipet and Khammam Stations to convey information o­n the current status of train services to the Public. These Help Line Numbers have been widely publicised through Media.

 3) Arrangements at Stations:-
 As the trains got regulated at various stations, special care is taken to minimise inconvenience to the passengers. Frequent announcements have been made through public announcement systems at Stations o­n the current position. Additional Enquiry Counters have been opened. Officers / Senior Supervisors are deployed at major Stations to monitor the situation and to assist the stranded passengers. Watering of Coaches has been done at Vijayawada / Rajahmundry as per need.

 4)Refund of Fare:-
 Full refund of fare has been granted to the passengers of cancelled / partially cancelled trains and also for the trains which are long delayed / rescheduled, upon cancellation of their tickets. Additional refund counters have been operated at major stations to handle the rush.

 5) Rationalisation of Running of Train Services:-
 Keeping in view the Rail traffic disruption, 14 trains have been fully cancelled, 11 partially cancelled to avoid any further congestion o­n the Section. 12 Long distance trains destined to Bhubaneswar/Howrah and beyond have been diverted via Kazipet, Balharshah and Nagpur to avoid waiting in the affected Section. 04 trains have been rescheduled.

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