Indian Railways, MMTS and Metro Trains in news

Cut Down in Sleeping hours in Indian Trains

Do you know we are having general sleeping timings in Indain Railway Trains? So, many passengers might be don't know this one, actually 9:00 p.m to 6:00 a.m is the sleeping hours as per the Indain Railways. This is going to be legacy now, railway borad modified the official timings and set as 10:00 p.m to 6:00 a.m. The main intention of this is to allow passenger to sit properly in the day time, in any case either middle or lower berth passengers are sleeping after 6:00 a.m then the middle berth... Read More »

Bullet Trains in India

One more mile stone for Indian Railways, Japan Prime Minister Shinjo Abe arrived to Gujarat Capital city Ahamedabad. Shinjo Abhey came to India for two days visit, he also laid the foundation stone for India's first high prestigeious Bullet Rail Project in Ahamedabad. This project will be expected to be completed by 2022. This bullet train will runs from Ahamedabad to Mumbai... Read More »

Hyderabad Metro Launch, Parking and Ticket Fare Details

GHonorable Telangana Chief Minister Shir K. Chandra Sekhar Rao has invited Prime Minister of India to inaugarate the prestigeous Hyderabad Metro Rail in November 2017, as Chief Minister already informed Narendra Modi regarding this launch in long back, however after so many dead lines the time has came to launch the Hyderabad Metro. CM KCR told this is the largest project which is under public private parnership (PPP) worth more than 15,000 crores. As Hyderabad is going to host the Global Enterperneurs Summit in November 2017 from 28 to 30th. So Prime Minister will be going to inaugrate the summit,... Read More »

MMTS Special Trains on Ganesh Nimajjanam

Ganesh immersion is happening in Telanagana, espcially in Hyderabad on September 5th. So there will be lot of traffic restriction in Hyderabad. Who ever coming to see the ganesh immersion can use the hyderabad mmts trains. To overcome the heavy rush during Ganesh nimajjanam or ganesh immersion south central railway (SCR) is running special trips on September 5th to September 6th morning from night 10 pm to 6 a.m morning. These spcial mmts trains runs from Secunderabad to hyderabad, Hyderabad to lingampally, lingampally to hyderabad... Read More »

Delhi Metro Free Wi-Fi

Delhi Metro has started free wi-fi service to the blue line metro station premises from 30th August, 2017. The blue line service connects dwaraka sector 21 and noida city centers including vaishali stations. The number of stations in this route are almost 50. If you are waiting for metro train no need to spend time getting borred, you can use free fast wi-fi service if you are having the wi-fi enabled mobiles. Read More »

Hyderabad Metro Train Services in November

Telangana government is planning to start the hyderabad metro rail services in November itself. The 30km stretch they want to be functional in by November ending which is 13km from Miyapur to Ameerpet and from Ameerpet to Nagole which is 17km. So commuters want to tavel from Miyapur to Nagole, they have to get down at Ameerpet interchange station they have to get into Ameerpet to Nagole metro train. Almost 800 engineers and workers are working day and night to beat the November schedule, this time they don't want to slip this November schedule. To overcome this ameerpet interchagne station should be ready by November then only the metro services can start. Read More »

Hyderabad MMTS phase 3 to Yadadri

Yadadri is popular punya kshetram in Yadadri district of Telanagana State. The Government is planning to connect his piligrimate place with MMTS trains till rayagiri which is very near to temple town. Estimated cost seems to 400 crores as per Rail Vikas Nigam Limited. It was decided that within 15 days governemnt is planning to start the tender process and state government will share the 2/3 of investment and 1/3 by central government. RVNL is planning to implement this MMTS third phase within 3 years. Read More »

Hyderabad Metro Launch in January 2018

Finally new deadline has declared by Telangana Government to start services for the prestigeous Hyderbad Metro Rail. If everthing goes well by Janauary 3rd 2018, they want to inaugaruage the metro train by prime minister Sri Narendra Modi. To support this hyderabad metro authorities has speed the things on war based in two corrodiors. The traffic is completely halted and day and night work is going on at Ameerpet and Secunderabad at oliphenta. The project invovles 72km long way metro line, however due to some reasons the metro works not started in old city. Read More »

Book now Pay later - tatkal online ticket booking

Indian Railways came with a concept of booking tatkal e-tickets through Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Limited irctc web site. The concept is to book tickets now and pay later, the main intention of this type of ticketing model is to overcome the payment gateway problems and transaction failure issues etc., while booking tatkal tickets through IRCTC web site. As per the records everyday more than 1,20,000 tatkal tickets will be booked by travellers. Read More »

Malakpet Over Bridge for Hyderabad Metro Completed

It's a national record for hyderbad metro by completing the road over bridge (ROB) within 25 days of span. Malakpet over bridge will come in miyapur to lb nagar route, which is 164 feet span and it has completed within 25 days is new record in the sense of ROB construction as per hyderabad meto MD NVS Reddy.He said a great engineering talent is.. Read More »

Rail Saarthi - Mobile Application

RAIL SAARTHI - Which stands for "Synergized Advanced Application Rail Travel Help and Information". Which is useful to book tickets reserved and unreserved, enquiry, meal orders and cleaning facilities in trains. Currently Indian railways having so many mobile applications like IRCTC and UTS, they want to combine and come up with a single app across the board for all services. Railways Central Minister Mr. Suresh Prabhu launched this mobile app on July 14th, this app is called as Rail Saarthi, this app will have features like safety measures for women,.. Read More »

Encroachemnts will be cleared at Metro Stations

Hyderabad Metro Rail (HMR) Managing Director N.V.S Reddy said all the encroachments near HMR station in Miyapur will be cleared shortly and state-of-the-art footpaths, street furniture, bus bays, auto bays, etc will be set up in the area. Inspecting the ongoing streetscaping works in and around Miyapur Metro station on Saturday, Mr. Reddy said world class facilities will be provided at the stations.. Read More »

Supreme court order to take the possession of affected areas in Ameerpet and Nampally

HMRL - The Hyderabad Metro Rail Limited got major relief from supreme court, as per the court go for acquisition in Nampally and Ameerpet areas. Earlier the land acquisition was passed based on old Land Acquisition Act in 2013. The owners of these properties approached the High court to pay the compensation based on new Land Acquisition Act. Read More »

MMTS Ticket Booking using UTS Mobile App step by step guide

The country is moving towards digital money to save the amount of valuable time, paper less usage, eco friendly and for convenience traveling in MMTS and sub urban trains. UTS app is developed and maintain by Center for railway information system (CRIS), to give more freedom to people and encourage cashless economy the railways came up with this UTS mobile app, which stands for unreserved ticketing system. Read More »

MMTS phase 2 work will speed up with the funds allocated to South Central Railway (SCR)

Multi-Modal Transit System (MMTS) Phase-II rural rail extend for the capital got a major lift in the Union Budget with the Railway Ministry apportioning Rs. 100 crore as its share towards its finish. Another tranche of Rs. 16 crore was for Ghatkesar-Yadadri augmentation under a similar venture.The SCR was looking forward at going into a concurrence with the State government for redevelopment of Secunderabad Railway Station, development of another terminal at Cherlapally and fruition of MMTS stage II, Yadav said. A comparative joint wander was shaped with the Andhra Pradesh government for infrastructural advancement in the neighboring State, he said. Read More »

New Metro Policy in budget 2017-2018

The proposed Metro rail approach could be useful to the continuous Metro rail development here, opined Federation of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh Chamber of Commerce and Industries (FTAPCCI) office bearers at spending assessment meet on Wednesday. In the meet FTAPCCI president Ravindra Modi said that financial plan, which depended on rancher welfare, rustic, youth, poor and under advantaged, foundation, monetary soundness, financial deficiency, digitisation, open part venture, monetary administration, ought to have made a refinement between Value Added Tax (VAT) and Goods and Services Tax (GST). "The FTAPCCI among different bodies have been requesting the Government to make GST go along by a solitary section for merchandise which are as of now sorted in various classifications," he said. Rail well being presented as a component of the rail, street and water transport advancement is an appreciated stride, he included. Read More »

No Service Tax on IRCTC e-Tickets and i-tickets

The booking of rail tickets online through the IRCTC site has recently turned out to be less expensive. In the Union Budget 2017 exhibited today, Arun Jaitley said IRCTC will no longer exact service charge on tickets booked online through the IRCTC site. Prior, an administration assessment of Rs. 20 needed to paid while booking Sleeper Class tickets and Rs. 40 for AC class tickets and 80 rupees charged for i-tickets. "Benefit charges on e-tickets booked through IRCTC will be pulled back. Cashless reservations have gone up from 58 for every penny to 68 for each penny," Mr Jaitley said. Read More »