Saturday, August 20, 2016

East Coast Railway PNR Status - Online Reservation, Enquiry Tatkal | Bhubaneswar | www.indianrail.gov.in

East Coast Railway PNR Status - Online Reservation, Enquiry Tatkal | Bhubaneswar | www.indianrail.gov.in

Out of the five new zones inaugurated by the Prime Minister Shri H.D.Deve Gowda on 8th august 1996,East coast railway was one of them.On 16th September the charge over the zone was taken over by the Officer-on-Special Duty.Firstly the East Coastal Railway Zone had only one division namely Khudra Road.Later on,On 1st April 2003 when the East Coastal Zone became fully operational,it carved three divisions from the South Eastern Railway.

History of East Coast Railway

A brief history of East Coast Railway is appended chronologically hereunder :

Year & Events


  • 1889

Survey of Rail line on the East Coast from Vijaywada junction point of Southern Maratha  Railway and Nizam’s Guaranteed State Railway to Cuttack was ordered by the                                   Government of Madras.

  • 1890

The construction of this line in the title of East Coast Railway was sanctioned.

  • 1899

BNR line to Cuttack from Kharagpur was opened on the New Year’s day.

  • 1902

319.51 miles of broad gauge line, then known as Northern Section of East Coast Railway were merged into the Bengal Nagpur Railway System.

  • 1955                  

Formation of the South Eastern Railway.


  • 1996                  

Inauguration of the East Coast Railway by Hon’ble Prime Minister.


  • 2003                  

East Coast Railway was made operational on 01.04.2003.

East Coast Railway Divisions

The three divisions of the East Coastal Railway zone are:-


  • 1. Khurda Road Division.
  • 2. Waltair Division.
  • 3. Sambalpur Division.


The headquarters of East Coastal Railway Zone is located at Bhubaneswar.

The East Coastal Railway Zone is widely spread over almost each and every part of Odhisa along with the areas of Srikakulam, Vizianagaram and Visakhapatnam districts of Northeastern Andhra Pradesh and Bastar and Dantewada districts of Chhattisgarh state.These areas have a coastal line so the are rich in nutrients and other natural resources.East COastal Railway Zone plays a vital role in the transportaion of these goods.In order to achieve anticipated growth,development of rail infrastucture of this zone is progressing very fast.

Major Railway Stations of East Coast Railway

Some of the major railway junctions are:-
  • Bhubaneswar
  • Cuttack
  • Puri
  • Khurda Road
  • Bhadrak
  • Jajpur Keonjhar Road
  • Brahmapur
  • Angul
  • Sambalpur
  • Balangir
  • Titlagarh
  • Kantabanji
  • Rayagada
  • Palasa
  • Visakhapatnam
  • Vizianagaram.

Odisha and Mahasamund Bagbahra Arranged in Chhattisgarh consists of most of the major stations of East Coastal Railway Zone.



Major Trains

From Bhubaneswar

  • Bhubaneswar - Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Konark Express
  • Bhubaneswar - Visakhapatnam Intercity Express
  • Bhubaneswar - Secunderabad Visakha Express
  • Bhubaneswar - New Delhi Duronto Express
  • Bhubaneswar - New Delhi Rajdhani Express
  • Bhubaneswar - Chennai Central Superfast Express

From Puri

  • Puri - New delhi Purushottam Superfast Express
  • Puri - Digha Samudra Kanya Superfast Express
  • Puri - Ahmedabad Superfast Express
  • Puri - Howrah Sri Jagannath Express
  • Puri - Surat Superfast Express

From Visakhapatnam

  • Visakhapatnam - Amritsar Hirakud Express
  • Visakhapatnam - Amritsar Hirakud Express
  • Visakhapatnam - New Delhi AP AC Superfast Express

From Sambalpur

  • Sambalpur - Howrah Superfast Express
  • Sambalpur - Puri Intercity Express
  • Sambalpur - Varanasi Express
You can directly check the East Coast Railway PNR Status on the Official website of Indian Railway - www.indianrail.gov.in.
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Thursday, August 11, 2016

Northeast Frontier Railway PNR Status - Online Reservation, Enquiry Tatkal | Maligaon | www.indianrail.gov.in

Northeast Frontier Railway PNR Status - Online Reservation, Enquiry Tatkal | Maligaon | www.indianrail.gov.in

On 14 april 1952, The North Eastern Railway came into existence by the amalgamation of Assam Railways and Oudh and Tirhut Railway. After a span of 6 years on 15 January 1958,the North Eastern Railways was divided into two parts.

  • 1. North Eastern Railway
  • 2. Northeast Frontier Railway.

It was bifurcated to serve the needs of the northeastern states. The Northeastern Frontier Railway have secured its place in the 17 railway zones of India. The headquarters of Northeastern Frontier Railway are located in Maligaon Guwahati in the state of Assam.

It is responsible for all the rail operations undergoing in the areas is entire Northeast and parts of West Bengal and Bihar.

The areas covered under Northeastern Frontier Railway are Assam,Nagaland, West Bengal, Tripura, Sikkim, Manipur, Mizoram, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya and Bihar.


Northeast Frontier Railway Divisions

North east frontier railways is divided into 5 divisions :

  • 1. Katihar
  • 2. Alipurduar
  • 3. Lumding
  • 4. Tinsukia
  • 5. Rangiya
A Senior Administrative grade officer known as Divisional Railway Manager is appointed for each of these divisions and runs it.

There are 7 Major sections in Northeast Frontier Railways .

Major Sections of Northeast Frontier Railway:

  • New Bongaigaon–Guwahati section
  • New Jalpaiguri–New Bongaigaon section
  • Rangia-Murkongselek section
  • Guwahati–Lumding section
  • Lumding–Dibrugarh section
  • Lumding-Badarpur section
  • Silchar–Sabroom section

Notable Trains :

  • Poorvottar Sampark Kranti Express
  • Dibrugarh Town–New Delhi Rajdhani Express-Daily
  • Howrah–New Jalpaiguri Shatabdi Express
  • Kamakhya - Mumbai LTT AC Express
  • Kamakhya Yesvantpur AC Express
  • North East Express
  • Kaziranga Express
  • Kamrup Express
  • Guwahati Jorhat Town Jan Shatabdi Express
  • Kolkata - Guwahati Garib Rath Express
  • Guwahati - Secunderabad Express
  • Guwahati Thiruvananthapuram Express
  • Avadh Assam Express.


Major Stations of Northeast Frontier Railway

 Bihar


  • Katihar Junction
  • Purnia Junction
  • Kishanganj
  • Jogbani
  • Manihari

West Bengal


  • New Jalpaiguri
  • Siliguri Junction
  • Alipurduar Junction
  • New Alipurduar
  • New Coochbehar
  • New Mal
  • Haldibari
  • Jalpaiguri
  • Darjeeling
  • Kurseong
  • Aluabari Road
  • Raiganj
  • Balurghat

ASSAM


  • Guwahati
  • Kamakhya
  • New Bongaigaon
  • Rangiya
  • Dekargaon
  • Lumding
  • Silchar
  • New Haflong
  • Mariani Junction
  • Dibrugarh
  • New Tinsukia
  • Ledo
  • Badarpur Junction
  • Dhubri
  • Goalpara Town

Nagaland


  • Dimapur

Tripura


  • Agartala
  • Dharmanagar
  • Ambassa
  • Manu
  • Kumar Ghat
  • Udaipur

Meghalaya


  • Mendipathar

"New Jalpaiguri" is the most busiest station of the whole Northeast Frontier Railway Zone and "New Cooch Behar" is the largest station consisting of 6 lines towards New Changrabandha, New Jalpaiguri, Alipurduar Jn, New Bongaigaon, Dhubri and Bamanhat. 

You can directly check the PNR Status on the Official website of www.indianrail.gov.in.
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Friday, July 22, 2016

Eastern Railway PNR Status - Online Reservation, Enquiry Tatkal | Kolkata | www.indianrail.gov.in

Eastern Railway PNR Status - Online Reservation, Enquiry Tatkal | Kolkata | www.indianrail.gov.in



Eastern Railway Also known as ER was Established on April 14th 1952 by Merging of the East Indian cities consisting of Sealdah, Howrah, Asansol and Danapur. 

The Eastern Railway (ER) is The largest and  the most Technically established  Zone in Indian Railways.
Headquarters of  Eastern Railways is at Fairlie Place, Kolkata . 


Eastern Railways divisions:

  • Howrah
  • Malda 
  • Sealdah
  • Asansol.

The History Of Eastern Railway:

East Indian Railway (ER) Earlier known as The East Indian Railway Company Was established in 1845 and It started the railway service in Eastern India and Northern India . The East Indian Railway Company was established in London by British Govt.
The Oldest train of Indian Railway is Kalka Mail Which is operated by Eastern Railway the age of the train is 150 years.

There are Three Full Time Major workshops in Eastern Railway 
  • Jamalpur 
  • Liluah,
  • Kanchrapara.  
For the wagon repair system  there is The Jamalpur Workshop it also keep eye on (POH) of diesel locomotive Engines, Manufacturing of cranes and tower-wagons, The workshop of Liluah is for POH of coaching & freight vehicles and the workshop of Kanchrapara is for POH of electric locomotives, EMU Locals and coaches.





Main routes Main Lines


  • Howrah Delhi Main Line
  • Grand Loop
  • Sahibganj Loop
The Main Railway Station Of Eastern railway is
  • Howrah Jn
  • Sealdah Jn
  • Sahibganj
  • Jamalpur
  • Asansol
  • Malda town
  • Patna 
  • Gaya etc

Kolkata City have 4 major intercity Junctions that conducts Railway in all the directions There are 4 junctions named 
  • Howrah Jn
  • Sealdah Jn
  • Kolkata Jn
  • Shalimar Station
Howrah Jn is the oldest and most biggest junction of Eastern Railway(ER).
It has 23 Platforms. Millions of passengers travel to their work or destinations through east.
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Tuesday, July 19, 2016

South Central Railway PNR Status - Online Reservation, Enquiry Tatkal | Secunderabad | www.indianrail.gov.in

South Central Railway PNR Status - Online Reservation, Enquiry Tatkal | Secunderabad | www.indianrail.gov.in

On 2nd October 1966,the 9th zone of Indian Railways was created named SOUTH CENTRAL RAILWAY ZONE.The formation of South Central Railways took place by the merger of the Vijayawada and Hubli divisions of the Southern Railways with the Secunderabad and Solapur division of Central Railway.Later on in 1977,on October 2nd The Guntakal division was added to the South Central Railways and the Solapur division was moved back to the Central Railway.On 17th of February 1978, Secunderabad Division was split into two division viz. Secunderabad and Hyderabad.



Further on 1st April 2003,two new divisions Guntur and Nanded were included duly transferring Huly division to the Southern Western Railway. 
The South Central Railways covers a vast geographical area of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Maharashtra and some part of Karnataka,Tamil Nadu and Madhya Pradesh too. A track of 5954 kilometers is covered under the SC Railway zone.
 
Mr. P.K.Srivastava is the current general manager of the South Central Railway.
The South Central Railway Zone has the highest revenue earning zone after the Norther Railway Zone. The revenue of the South Central Railway Zone is about 110 billion.


Divisions in South Central Railway:

The South Central Railway is divided into 6 divisions :-


1.Secunderabad :

This division covers the parts of Andhra Pradesh,Maharastra and Karnataka.It consists of 1311.06 kilometers route of tracks.The head quarters of SC Zone are located in Secunderabad.

2.Hyderabad :
Parts of Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra are covered under this division forming a route of 567.6 kilometers .It runs 221 trains per day on an average.

3.Guntakal :

This division has the highest amount of rail route in South Central Railway Zone of 1307.07 kilometers.

4.Vijayawada :
The Vijayawada division is headquartered in Vijayawada that has the privilege of being the largest junction of the Indian Railways.

5.Guntur :

The Gantus division was formed by the division of Secunderabad,Vijaywada and Guntakal divisions,It consists of 618.48 kilometers rail routes having 54 stations.

6.Nanded :

In 1985 Nanded division was formed covering parts of Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh.

Major stations Of South Central Railway.

-Guntakal Junction -Guntur Junction -Hyderabad Deccan -Kacheguda -Kazipet -Hazur Sahib Nanded -Eluru -Rajahmundry -Secunderabad Junction -Vijayawada Junction -Tirupati

MAJOR ESTABLISHMENTS

Workshops :

Lallaguda,Rayanapadu,Tirupati

Diesel Loco Sheds :

Guntakal, Gooty, Vijayawada, Kazipet, Moula-Ali

Electric Loco Sheds :

Lallaguda, Kazipet, Vijayawada, Guntakal [ Under Construction ]

Training Institutes :
 
Secunderabad, Kazipet, Vijayawada, Guntakal, Gooty, Washim, etc.

Hospitals :

Lallaguda,Vijayawada,Guntakal,Rayanpadu,Nanded

Health Units :

Secunderabad Division, Vijayawada Division, Hyderabad Division , Guntakal Division , Guntur Division , Nanded Division

Schools/ Colleges :

schools, Junior Colleges, Degree College

TRAINS OF SOUTH CENTRAL RAILWAY ZONE :

After the development of the SC zone the no of trains are increasing.Some of these trains are:-

-Akola - Hyderabad Kacheguda Intercity Express
-Vijayawada - Vasco Amaravathi Express
-Amravati - Tirupati Biweekly Express
-Telangana Express
-Sirpur Kaghaznagar Express
-Andhra Pradesh Sampark Kranti Express
-Bhagyanagar Express
-Charminar Express
-Devagiri Express
-East Coast Express (India)
-Falaknuma Express
-Circar Express
-Narayanadri Express
-Tirumala Express
-Simhadri Express
-Venkatadri Express
-Rayalaseema Express
-Seshadri Express
-Shatabdi Express
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Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Northern Railway PNR Status - Online Reservation, Enquiry Tatkal | Delhi | www.indianrail.gov.in

Northern Railway PNR Status - Online Reservation, Enquiry Tatkal | Delhi | www.indianrail.gov.in

Indian Rail Network is one of the largest Rail Network In World. It is so big that it have 115,341 km (71,832 mi) area which iscoverd by railway lines. So it is divided into 16 different zones so it can be easy to access and manage the rail network. 
The Northern railway(NR) zone was Established in April 1952 by Joining The Bikaner Area, The Jodhpur Area, The Eastern Punjab Railway Area and The north-west of Mugulsarai. It  had the first passenger railway line in north India, which was started from Allahbad to Kanpur in March 1859.Today Under Northern railway there is total 6968 km of railway lines which are spread all over north india.
  Northern Railway was the first Raiway zone to officially start the computerized reservation system on In February 1986. To give benefit to passengers the it started (UTS) Unreserved Ticketing System where the rail passenger can purchase an unreserved ticket some days in advance.







The Northern Railway zone(NR) is divided into five sub zones or divisions.

  • Ambala Division
  • Delhi Division
  • Firozepur Division
  • Moradabad Division
  • Lucknow Division

These division conducts and manage the train in different areas




Major Stations of Northern Railway

  • Jammu
  • Amritsar
  • Ludhiana
  • Chandigarh
  • Shimla
  • Moradabad
  • Delhi
  • Lucknow
  • Dehradun
  • Pathankot
  • Haridwar
  • Jalandhar
  • Dehradun
  • Meerut
  • patiala etc.
These are Important Station of Northern Railway As Well as indian railway There is very much tourists places in north india.

Northern Railway Has So Many trains and so many big rail Network and it also have so many railway workshops like 

The Workshops of Progress

  • Locomotive Workshop, Charbagh.
  • Carriage & Wagon Workshop, Alambagh.
  • Carriage & Wagon Workshop,Jagadhari
  • Carriage & Wagon Workshop, Kalka.
  • Bridge Workshop, Jalandhar Cantt.
  • Bridge Workshop, Lucknow.
  • Engineering workshop, Jalandhar.
  • Signal & Telecom Workshop, Ghaziabad

In Northern railway There is many passenger trains But it is different from other zones because it have the luxirious part  of railway north railway also conducts have luxurious trains like

Rajdhani Express, Shatabdi express, Palace On wheels, Mahaparinirvana Express Etc.
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Western Railway PNR Status - Online Reservation, Enquiry Tatkal | Mumbai | www.indianrail.gov.in

Western Railway PNR Status - Online Reservation, Enquiry Tatkal | Mumbai | www.indianrail.gov.in



The western railway board was established on 5th November, 1951.Earlier it was known as The erstwhile Baroda, Bombay and Central India Railway (BB&CI), It also included the parts viz, Saurashtra, Rajputana and Jaipur. The BB&CI Railway was firstly started in 1855, with construction of a approx 29 mile broad gauge track from Utran to Ankleshwar in state Gujarat. In 1864, it was extended up to Mumbai.





The Railway ministry of India have zones divided 16 .The Western railway is among the busiest Railway zone  in India. The major railway Stations of Western Railway Network Is Indian Railways are Ratlam , Mumbai Central also known as Bombay, Ahmedabad ,Palanpur ,Mehsana , Surat , Vadodara ,Thane etc.The Western railway system is divided into six sub divisions: Vadodara, Ahmedabad, Rajkot, Bhavnagar, Ratlam and Mumbai . Vadodara Junction is the middle point for the Mumbai-Ahmedabad route and the Delhi - Mumbai route, it is one of most busiest junction Station in Western Railways and Indian Railways too , while Ahmedabad Division earns highest revenue in western railways followed by Mumbai and Vadodara . Surat is the busiest railway station in Western Railway in the category Non-Junction . In Surat more than 180 trains passes Every day.




The headquarters of Western Railway is in Churchgate stationin Mumbai and serves the entire area of Gujarat, some part of Madhya pradesh, and the coastal areas of Maharashtra


Steps to do the reservations of tickets:





Step 1- Open the website of Indian Railway Catering And Tourism Corporation www.irctc.co.in.

Step 2- Now u have to enter your Username password and captcha specific letters . If you do not have Id on IRCTC you can register your id easily there below login options there is an option of create a new id or sign up .

Step 3- After You Will sign in you will have the option of plan my journey there u have to enter Your source station from where you want to travel and your journey station where u want to go to .


Step 4- After that you have to enter the date of your journey.

Step 5- After this process You have to submit.

Step 6- You will get trains list ,quota options example General , Tatkal , Premium Tatkal, Ladies, Senior Citezen etc. and class options from which You have to select one like 1st AC ,2nd AC, 3rd AC OR Sleeper in which u want to travel.


Step 7- After selecting options You will get a form in which u have to enter your boarding station and details like name,age and id no etc and in last You have to enter Your phone no. and a Unique captcha .

Step 8-Next page will show all info u have entered check them and processed  to make payment.

Step 9 - In payment methods You will have options like credit card/net banking/debit card/wallet You have to select a option between them and processed .

Step 10 - After your payment You will have your ticket on screen.
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Saturday, May 14, 2016

Central Railway PNR Status - Online Reservation, Enquiry Tatkal | Mumbai | www.indianrail.gov.in

Central Railway PNR Status - Online Reservation, Enquiry Tatkal | Mumbai | www.indianrail.gov.in

IRCTC  Also Known As Indian Railway Catering And Tourism Corporation It is that department which Controls and manages the tourism, online ticketing operations and catering of the railways is leading e-commerce site of India. It is used to do Ticket Reservations or Ticket Bookings , Booking Trips or Tour packages ,Book food to served on your seat while you are in the train of Indian Railways.


Indian Railways is Divided into 16 Different Zones:
1.Central Railway
2.Eastern Railway
3.East Central Railway
4.East Coast Railway
5.Northern Railway
6.North Central  Railway
7.North Eastern  Railway
8.North Frontier  Railway
9.North Western Railway
10.Southern  Railway
11.South Central Railway
12.South Eastern Railway
13.South East Central  Railway
14.South Western Railway
15.Western Railway
16.West Central Railway

Among these 16 Different zones the most Busiest and Biggest zone is Central Railway.

The Central Railway Department of Indian Railways is the biggest and Busiest railway zone of India. The Headquarter of Central Railway is the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus in Mumbai. It is divided into five divisional headquarters  Mumbai Division, Nagpur Division, pune Division, Solapur Division, and Bhusawal Division .


Getting the PNR Status in Central Railway


Passengers can dial ‘139' from their BSNL landlines, Telenor , Videocon, Tata Docomo, idea, vodafone, other landlines and other telecom operators enabled phones. you can also do related train enquiry and complaints you want from IRCTC. In future ticket reservations or ticket booking can also be done by calling 139.

Steps for checking PNR status in Central Railway  

The steps for checking PNR status using Indian Railways website are as follows.
1.  Open the page www.indianrail.gov.in  or www.erail.in.
2.   Keep your PNR number in your hand. The PNR number is a 10 digit number given on top of the Indian railway ticket.
3.  You should Enter this PNR number and insert it in the empty fields for checking the PNR status of the ticket.
4.  After inserting the your PNR number, you can click on The Button Given  Get PNR status located below the PNR status number.
The services of Indian Railways websites are available from 00:30 AM to 23:30 PM IST GMT 5:30.
Passenger can also make Central Railway PNR Status Enquiry on other websites like yatra ,ixigo, Cleartrip etc.

Tatkal Scheme Terms & Conditions And Timings 

The Tatkal or Premium Tatkal online booking website page opens for a day in advance of your journey between 10 am and 12 am. 10 AM to 11 AM for 3A , 2A, 1A , CC categories and 11 AM to 12 PM for SL(sleeper) .The Limit of per person & per user id is two Tatkal tickets.

Cancellation Terms & Conditions

For Tatkal tickets Booked on internet : No refund will be given on cancellation of confirmed Tatkal tickets.On waiting list There will be refund but after deducting the cancellation charges.
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