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GANDHINAGAR CAP

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Address: Gandhinagar Railway Station, Sector 14, Gandhinagar, Gujarat 382016, India

Station Code: GNC)GANDHINAGAR CA

Station Name: GNC)GANDHINAGAR CAP

Zone: WR/Western

Total Unique Trains: 11

Train Frequency Weekly: 61

Station Traffic: Medium

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TrainTrain NameArrDepHaltDaysClasses
Arrival
12215DEE BDTS G RATH00:0400:062M,TU,TH,SA3A
19310INDORE GNC EXP09:55Des--M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SU1A,2A,3A,SL,GN
19204BVC GNC EXPRESS11:10Des--M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SUCC,2S,GN
69131ADI GNC MEMU13:00Des--M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SUUNRESERVED
19032YOGA EXPRESS15:2615:282M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SU1A,2A,3A,SL,GN
12216DEE GARIBRATH20:1720:192TU,W,F,SU3A
69191ANND GNC MEMU21:25Des--M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SUUNRESERVED
TrainTrain NameArrDepHaltDaysClasses
Departure
19203GNC BVC EXPRESSSrc17:45--M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SUCC,2S,GN
19309GNC INDORE EXPSrc18:20--M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SU1A,2A,3A,SL,GN
69132GNC ADI MEMUSrc15:00--M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SUUNRESERVED
69192GNC ANND MEMUSrc07:30--M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SUUNRESERVED



RECENT NEWS

1
WR PR No.2021/09 14-09-2021
MUMBAI
WESTERN RAILWAY TO ISSUE SEASON TICKETS IN SELECT TRAINS OVER NON – SUBURBAN SECTION WITH EFFECT FROM 15th SEPTEMBER, 2021


WESTERN RAILWAY TO ISSUE SEASON TICKETS IN SELECT TRAINS OVER NON – SUBURBAN SECTION WITH EFFECT FROM 15th SEPTEMBER, 2021

For the convenience of passengers, Western Railway has decided to issue Season Tickets (MST) in non – suburban section in specified unreserved trains with effect from 15th September, 2021. The season ticket will be issued o­nly o­n Monthly basis [Monthly Season Ticket (MST)] except in cases of revalidation. The facility of season ticket has been introduced in total 58 train services, out of which, 14 services are of Ahmedabad division, 12 services each are of Vadodara & Bhavnagar division, 8 services each are of Mumbai Central & Ratlam division while 4 services are of Rajkot division.

According to a press release issued by Shri Sumit Thakur - Chief Public Relations Officer of Western Railway, the details of these specified trains are as under:

Trains of Mumbai Central division

·Train No 09079 Surat – Vadodara MEMU Special

·Train No 09087/09088 Sanjan - Surat – Sanjan MEMU Special

·Train No 09151/09152 Valsad - Surat – Valsad MEMU Special

·Train No 09153/09154 Umargam - Valsad – Umargam MEMU Special

·Train No 09082 Bharuch - Surat MEMU Special

Trains of Ahmedabad division

·Train No 09431/09432 Sabarmati – Mahesana – Sabarmati DMU Special

·Train No 09433/09434 Sabarmati – Patan – Sabarmati DMU Special

·Train No 09316/09315 Ahmedabad – Vadodara – Ahmedabad MEMU Special

·Train No 09497/09498 Gandhinagar Capital – Varetha – Gandhinagar Capital MEMU Special

·Train No 09401/09402 Asarva – Himmatnagar - Asarva DMU Special

·Train No 09488/09487 Viramgam - Mahesana – Viramgam Passenger Special

·Train No 09492/09491 Viramgam - Mahesana – Viramgam Passenger Special

Trains of Vadodara division

·Train No 09156/09155 Vadodara – Surat – Vadodara MEMU Special

·Train No 09495/09496 Vadodara – Ahmedabad – Vadodara Passenger Special

·Train No 09319/09320 Vadodara – Dahod – Vadodara MEMU Special

·Train No 09427/09428 Anand – Khambhat - Anand DMU Special

·Train No 09429/09430 Anand – Khambhat - Anand DMU Special

·Train No 09172/09171 Bharuch – Surat – Bharuch MEMU Special

Trains of Bhavnagar division

·Train No 09573/09574 Rajkot – Porbandar – Rajkot Special

·Train No 09514 Veraval – Rajkot Passenger Special

·Train No 09528 Bhavnagar – Surendranagar Passenger Special

·Train No 09572 Bhavnagar – Surendranagar Passenger Special

·Train No 09534 Bhavnagar – Surendranagar Passenger Special

·Train No 09512/09511 Bhavnagar – Palitana - Bhavnagar Passenger Special

·Train No 09525/09526 Bhavnagar – Mahuva – Bhavnagar Special

·Train No 09292/09291 Amreli - Veraval Passenger Special

Trains of Rajkot division

·Train No 09513 Rajkot – Veraval Passenger Special

·Train No 09527 Surendranagar - Bhavnagar Passenger Special

·Train No 09503 Surendranagar - Bhavnagar Passenger Special

·Train No 09533 Surendranagar - Bhavnagar Passenger Special

Trains of Ratlam division

·Train No 09382/09381 Ratlam – Dahod – Ratlam MEMU Special

·Train No 09506/09507 Ujjain – Indore - Ujjain Passenger Special

·Train No 09390/09389 Ratlam – Dr Ambedkar Nagar – Ratlam DMU Special

·Train No 09384/09383 Ujjain – Ratlam – Ujjain MEMU Special

 

Shri Thakur further stated that the season ticket (MST) passengers will be permitted to travel in above mentioned trains o­nly and if any MST passenger is found travelling in non-specified train (except as mentioned above), they shall be treated as passenger without ticket and shall be charged accordingly as per existing rule. Also, no separate earmarking of coaches exclusive for MST holders will be done for avoiding over-crowding in particular coach/coaches. The season tickets issued through UTS valid during the period 23.03.2020 and o­nwards in the lockdown period will be considered for revalidation. Revalidation of non-suburban season ticket will be done from 15.09.2021 for the number of days lost as per extent Railway Board instructions. All norms of the Local Govt. Administration, State and Central Government regarding Covid-19 shall be followed in the trains and at the Railway Stations. Passengers are requested by Western Railway, to adhere to all norms, SOPs related to COVID-19 during boarding, travelling and at the destination.

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2
2021/0816-08-2021
Mumbai
GENERAL MANAGER, WESTERN RAILWAY HOISTED THE NATIONAL FLAG ON 75th INDEPENDENCE DAY & EXTENDED HIS GREETINGS TO FELLOW RAILWAYMEN


 

GENERAL MANAGER, WESTERN RAILWAY HOISTED THE NATIONAL FLAG o­n 75th INDEPENDENCE DAY & EXTENDED HIS GREETINGS TO FELLOW RAILWAYMEN


The 75thIndependence Day of our beloved nation was celebrated o­n Western Railway with the National Flag hoisted by Shri Alok Kansal - General Manager of Western Railway. o­n this august occasion, he inspected the ceremonial parade of RPF and extended his greetings to all Railwaymen and their families. Smt. Tanuja Kansal - President of WRWWO alongwith executive committee members, Principal Heads of Departments, Divisional Railway Manager of Mumbai Central Division and senior railway officials were also present o­n this occasion. At the outset, Shri P C Sinha – IG cum Principal Chief Security Commissioner of Western Railway welcomed the General Manager o­n his arrival.

 

    According to a press release issued by Shri Sumit Thakur - Chief Public Relations Officer of Western Railway, Shri Kansal in his Independence Day address enumerated the various achievements accomplished by Western Railway recently. In his address, GM Shri Kansal stated that to serve the nation first even during the toughest challenges ofCOVID-19 pandemic, Western Railway has ensured that national interest should always be in our foremost thinking by following the good thought of "RASHTRA PRATHAM, SARVADA PRATHAM"and in this regard, we should always ignore our individualbenefits.Shri Kansal stated that the year 2021 started o­n a bright note with the inauguration of the prestigious Dabhoi – Chandod – Kevadiya rail line project. Later, in the last month, history was created again when Hon'ble Prime Minister dedicated to the nation several major projects such as the redeveloped Gandhinagar Capital Railway Station, the newly electrified Surendranagar – Pipavav section, Mahesana – Varetha gauge converted cum electrified rail line alongwith redeveloped Vadnagar station.

 

GM Shri Kansal in his speech emphasized upon the concept of "ANTYODAYA"& said that inspite of toughest challenges of COVID-19 pandemic, Western Railway has always given priority to serve the last person in society value chain. He said that in continuation to serve the marginalised customers of the society, Western Railway has played a pivotal role by successfully running 1234 Shramik special trains last year for carrying more than 18.50 lakh labourers to their hometowns. He emphasized that toilets in general coach & at small stations should be as good as bigger stations. He said that this year has been a momentous year and Western Railway has scaled new heights in many spheres. The primary objective of Western Railway is to ensure safe & secure travel to passengers and no stone is left unturned to achieve it. In order to face the challenges posed by heavy rainfall during monsoon & to keep the wheels of Mumbai suburban trains running without disruptions, WR meticulously planned & executed various important monsoon related works in the suburban section o­n a mission mode. Moreover, for the safety of commuters, WR has introduced state-of-the-art Mobile Train Radio Communication System for suburban trains, which is a first of its kind over IR. These measures go a long way towards WR’s committed to run train services without interruptions & ensure that passengers reach their destination safely. In yet another passenger friendly initiative, a new era of train travel experience with enhanced comfort was rolled out by Western Railway, with the introduction of Tejas type SMART sleeper coach rakes in the prestigious Mumbai Rajdhani Express.

 

GM Shri Kansal said that Western Railway has always taken good care ofthe important aspect of social harmony among all. He stated that Western Railway has played a major role in the battle against the COVID-19 pandemic. In this regard, GMapplauded the human centric acts of the Railway Protection Force & medical fraternity of WR as real Corona Warriors.He also proudly mentioned about the talented sports persons of Western Railway who brought laurels not o­nly to India but also to Indian Railways. The bronze medal win for the Indian men’s hockey team in the Tokyo Olympics after 41 years made the entire nation proud! WR players, Shri Amit Rohidas and Shri Nilakanta Sharma were part of this team. Also, two of WR’s women hockey players, Ms Deep Grace Ekka & Ms Navneet Kaur formed part of the Indian women’s hockey team which reached the semi-finals with their splendid performance. Another of our sportsperson, Ms Shreya Sakshena won silver medal at the International Shooting World Cup 2021. Shri Kansal also expressed heartfelt gratitude to President of Western Railway Women Welfare Organization (WRWWO) and her team for their significant contribution for the welfare of railway men and their families. WRWWO played an important role in the field of employee welfare and social service through its various activities.

Shri Kansal stated thatbto serve the nation during toughest situation of COVID-19, Western Railway ran more than 100 Oxygen Express trains transporting around 9200 tonnes of Liquid Medical Oxygen across 9 states. Recently, PSA based oxygen generator plants have been commissioned at Vadodara & Ratlam which will ensure self-sufficiency of medical oxygen. In addition to these, 5 more will be commissioned soon. WR has also intensified the vaccination drive, wherein more than 80% employees have been vaccinated with the 1st dose while about 20000 have taken their 2nd dose as well. In recognition of the selfless & dedicated work of WR’s medical fraternity, the Ministry of Railways conferred the prestigious Comprehensive Health Care Shield for the year 2020 to Western Railway. GM stated that Western Railway is focusing o­n rapid growth of infrastructure to transform Indian Railways into a world class railway and is taking all efforts to ensure enhanced speed, safety & service. Another prime objective is the enhancement of line capacity by addition & upgradation of infrastructure. During the current year from Jan 2021, 138 km of New Lines, Gauge Conversion and Doubling work have been completed. Several other infrastructural improvement works related to train mobility have also been completed o­n war footing. Various special safety drives were conducted regularly and due to the diligence to safety norms, there have been no instances of consequential accidents in the current year. Shri Kansal further mentioned that although the freight traffic suffered due to the COVID – 19 pandemic situations, WR has been able to continue the momentum and have performed exceptionally well in comparison to last year. Due to the sustained efforts, in the o­ngoing financial year, WR have achieved a loading of 30 MT & have surpassed last year’s loading for the corresponding period by a commendable 26%. Also, Western Railway stands at Numero Uno position over Indian Railways in terms of Parcel revenue & NFR revenue and have achieved about Rs.200 crores in parcel segment while approx. Rs.23 crores through NFR. He further informed about the giant strides taken by Western Railway in the path towards Green Railway & Clean Railway. In this direction, record 579 RKM have been electrified during the year 2020-21 which is the second highest o­n Indian Railways. Various green initiatives have been implemented and in yet another novel initiative, Mumbai Central Division has initiated the installation of Solar Panels under New Innovative Non-Fare Revenue Ideas Scheme at 17 locations. This unique concept will not o­nly help to garner revenue to the tune of Rs. 2.28 crores per annum, but will also promote green energy. Shri Kansal stated Western Railway has always been in the forefront in adopting various initiatives in a major push to the 'Digital India' campaign. These initiatives are being implemented in every aspect of Railway working. WR has installed Internet Protocol (IP) based Video Surveillance System (VSS) at 15 stations. This new-age digital surveillance network will help to keep a vigilant eye for the security of passengers. About 1850 POS & HTT machines have been provided to Ticket checking staff for accepting digital payments. General Manager concluded with a token of appreciation to each and every employee who has gone beyond the call of duty to serve the nation and its people. He endorsed that all the above achievements have been possible because of hard and dedicated work by the staff. He added that WR will continue with the fight against COVID-19 and will strive harder to attain the desired goals. In the end of his speech GM Shri Kansal motivated all railwaymen to take pledge to get rid of all bad thoughs & social evils which creates obstacles during performance of our duties.

 

On this occasion, a short awareness film titled Trespassing se Azadi was presented, through which Shri Kansal appealed to all passengers to refrain from trespassing and stated that “Apka Jeevan Anmol he sathiyon kyoki ghar par aapka koi intezaar kar raha hai.” A brief about the short film was given by CPRO Shri Sumit Thakur stating that Western Railway is committed towards its “Zero Trespassing Mission” & that this film will encourage people to break free from the bad habit of trespassing. The function ended with cultural program.

 

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COMMENTS

1
WR PR No.2021/09 14-09-2021
MUMBAI
WESTERN RAILWAY TO ISSUE SEASON TICKETS IN SELECT TRAINS OVER NON – SUBURBAN SECTION WITH EFFECT FROM 15th SEPTEMBER, 2021


WESTERN RAILWAY TO ISSUE SEASON TICKETS IN SELECT TRAINS OVER NON – SUBURBAN SECTION WITH EFFECT FROM 15th SEPTEMBER, 2021

For the convenience of passengers, Western Railway has decided to issue Season Tickets (MST) in non – suburban section in specified unreserved trains with effect from 15th September, 2021. The season ticket will be issued o­nly o­n Monthly basis [Monthly Season Ticket (MST)] except in cases of revalidation. The facility of season ticket has been introduced in total 58 train services, out of which, 14 services are of Ahmedabad division, 12 services each are of Vadodara & Bhavnagar division, 8 services each are of Mumbai Central & Ratlam division while 4 services are of Rajkot division.

According to a press release issued by Shri Sumit Thakur - Chief Public Relations Officer of Western Railway, the details of these specified trains are as under:

Trains of Mumbai Central division

·Train No 09079 Surat – Vadodara MEMU Special

·Train No 09087/09088 Sanjan - Surat – Sanjan MEMU Special

·Train No 09151/09152 Valsad - Surat – Valsad MEMU Special

·Train No 09153/09154 Umargam - Valsad – Umargam MEMU Special

·Train No 09082 Bharuch - Surat MEMU Special

Trains of Ahmedabad division

·Train No 09431/09432 Sabarmati – Mahesana – Sabarmati DMU Special

·Train No 09433/09434 Sabarmati – Patan – Sabarmati DMU Special

·Train No 09316/09315 Ahmedabad – Vadodara – Ahmedabad MEMU Special

·Train No 09497/09498 Gandhinagar Capital – Varetha – Gandhinagar Capital MEMU Special

·Train No 09401/09402 Asarva – Himmatnagar - Asarva DMU Special

·Train No 09488/09487 Viramgam - Mahesana – Viramgam Passenger Special

·Train No 09492/09491 Viramgam - Mahesana – Viramgam Passenger Special

Trains of Vadodara division

·Train No 09156/09155 Vadodara – Surat – Vadodara MEMU Special

·Train No 09495/09496 Vadodara – Ahmedabad – Vadodara Passenger Special

·Train No 09319/09320 Vadodara – Dahod – Vadodara MEMU Special

·Train No 09427/09428 Anand – Khambhat - Anand DMU Special

·Train No 09429/09430 Anand – Khambhat - Anand DMU Special

·Train No 09172/09171 Bharuch – Surat – Bharuch MEMU Special

Trains of Bhavnagar division

·Train No 09573/09574 Rajkot – Porbandar – Rajkot Special

·Train No 09514 Veraval – Rajkot Passenger Special

·Train No 09528 Bhavnagar – Surendranagar Passenger Special

·Train No 09572 Bhavnagar – Surendranagar Passenger Special

·Train No 09534 Bhavnagar – Surendranagar Passenger Special

·Train No 09512/09511 Bhavnagar – Palitana - Bhavnagar Passenger Special

·Train No 09525/09526 Bhavnagar – Mahuva – Bhavnagar Special

·Train No 09292/09291 Amreli - Veraval Passenger Special

Trains of Rajkot division

·Train No 09513 Rajkot – Veraval Passenger Special

·Train No 09527 Surendranagar - Bhavnagar Passenger Special

·Train No 09503 Surendranagar - Bhavnagar Passenger Special

·Train No 09533 Surendranagar - Bhavnagar Passenger Special

Trains of Ratlam division

·Train No 09382/09381 Ratlam – Dahod – Ratlam MEMU Special

·Train No 09506/09507 Ujjain – Indore - Ujjain Passenger Special

·Train No 09390/09389 Ratlam – Dr Ambedkar Nagar – Ratlam DMU Special

·Train No 09384/09383 Ujjain – Ratlam – Ujjain MEMU Special

 

Shri Thakur further stated that the season ticket (MST) passengers will be permitted to travel in above mentioned trains o­nly and if any MST passenger is found travelling in non-specified train (except as mentioned above), they shall be treated as passenger without ticket and shall be charged accordingly as per existing rule. Also, no separate earmarking of coaches exclusive for MST holders will be done for avoiding over-crowding in particular coach/coaches. The season tickets issued through UTS valid during the period 23.03.2020 and o­nwards in the lockdown period will be considered for revalidation. Revalidation of non-suburban season ticket will be done from 15.09.2021 for the number of days lost as per extent Railway Board instructions. All norms of the Local Govt. Administration, State and Central Government regarding Covid-19 shall be followed in the trains and at the Railway Stations. Passengers are requested by Western Railway, to adhere to all norms, SOPs related to COVID-19 during boarding, travelling and at the destination.

*******





2
2021/0816-08-2021
Mumbai
GENERAL MANAGER, WESTERN RAILWAY HOISTED THE NATIONAL FLAG ON 75th INDEPENDENCE DAY & EXTENDED HIS GREETINGS TO FELLOW RAILWAYMEN


 

GENERAL MANAGER, WESTERN RAILWAY HOISTED THE NATIONAL FLAG o­n 75th INDEPENDENCE DAY & EXTENDED HIS GREETINGS TO FELLOW RAILWAYMEN


The 75thIndependence Day of our beloved nation was celebrated o­n Western Railway with the National Flag hoisted by Shri Alok Kansal - General Manager of Western Railway. o­n this august occasion, he inspected the ceremonial parade of RPF and extended his greetings to all Railwaymen and their families. Smt. Tanuja Kansal - President of WRWWO alongwith executive committee members, Principal Heads of Departments, Divisional Railway Manager of Mumbai Central Division and senior railway officials were also present o­n this occasion. At the outset, Shri P C Sinha – IG cum Principal Chief Security Commissioner of Western Railway welcomed the General Manager o­n his arrival.

 

    According to a press release issued by Shri Sumit Thakur - Chief Public Relations Officer of Western Railway, Shri Kansal in his Independence Day address enumerated the various achievements accomplished by Western Railway recently. In his address, GM Shri Kansal stated that to serve the nation first even during the toughest challenges ofCOVID-19 pandemic, Western Railway has ensured that national interest should always be in our foremost thinking by following the good thought of "RASHTRA PRATHAM, SARVADA PRATHAM"and in this regard, we should always ignore our individualbenefits.Shri Kansal stated that the year 2021 started o­n a bright note with the inauguration of the prestigious Dabhoi – Chandod – Kevadiya rail line project. Later, in the last month, history was created again when Hon'ble Prime Minister dedicated to the nation several major projects such as the redeveloped Gandhinagar Capital Railway Station, the newly electrified Surendranagar – Pipavav section, Mahesana – Varetha gauge converted cum electrified rail line alongwith redeveloped Vadnagar station.

 

GM Shri Kansal in his speech emphasized upon the concept of "ANTYODAYA"& said that inspite of toughest challenges of COVID-19 pandemic, Western Railway has always given priority to serve the last person in society value chain. He said that in continuation to serve the marginalised customers of the society, Western Railway has played a pivotal role by successfully running 1234 Shramik special trains last year for carrying more than 18.50 lakh labourers to their hometowns. He emphasized that toilets in general coach & at small stations should be as good as bigger stations. He said that this year has been a momentous year and Western Railway has scaled new heights in many spheres. The primary objective of Western Railway is to ensure safe & secure travel to passengers and no stone is left unturned to achieve it. In order to face the challenges posed by heavy rainfall during monsoon & to keep the wheels of Mumbai suburban trains running without disruptions, WR meticulously planned & executed various important monsoon related works in the suburban section o­n a mission mode. Moreover, for the safety of commuters, WR has introduced state-of-the-art Mobile Train Radio Communication System for suburban trains, which is a first of its kind over IR. These measures go a long way towards WR’s committed to run train services without interruptions & ensure that passengers reach their destination safely. In yet another passenger friendly initiative, a new era of train travel experience with enhanced comfort was rolled out by Western Railway, with the introduction of Tejas type SMART sleeper coach rakes in the prestigious Mumbai Rajdhani Express.

 

GM Shri Kansal said that Western Railway has always taken good care ofthe important aspect of social harmony among all. He stated that Western Railway has played a major role in the battle against the COVID-19 pandemic. In this regard, GMapplauded the human centric acts of the Railway Protection Force & medical fraternity of WR as real Corona Warriors.He also proudly mentioned about the talented sports persons of Western Railway who brought laurels not o­nly to India but also to Indian Railways. The bronze medal win for the Indian men’s hockey team in the Tokyo Olympics after 41 years made the entire nation proud! WR players, Shri Amit Rohidas and Shri Nilakanta Sharma were part of this team. Also, two of WR’s women hockey players, Ms Deep Grace Ekka & Ms Navneet Kaur formed part of the Indian women’s hockey team which reached the semi-finals with their splendid performance. Another of our sportsperson, Ms Shreya Sakshena won silver medal at the International Shooting World Cup 2021. Shri Kansal also expressed heartfelt gratitude to President of Western Railway Women Welfare Organization (WRWWO) and her team for their significant contribution for the welfare of railway men and their families. WRWWO played an important role in the field of employee welfare and social service through its various activities.

Shri Kansal stated thatbto serve the nation during toughest situation of COVID-19, Western Railway ran more than 100 Oxygen Express trains transporting around 9200 tonnes of Liquid Medical Oxygen across 9 states. Recently, PSA based oxygen generator plants have been commissioned at Vadodara & Ratlam which will ensure self-sufficiency of medical oxygen. In addition to these, 5 more will be commissioned soon. WR has also intensified the vaccination drive, wherein more than 80% employees have been vaccinated with the 1st dose while about 20000 have taken their 2nd dose as well. In recognition of the selfless & dedicated work of WR’s medical fraternity, the Ministry of Railways conferred the prestigious Comprehensive Health Care Shield for the year 2020 to Western Railway. GM stated that Western Railway is focusing o­n rapid growth of infrastructure to transform Indian Railways into a world class railway and is taking all efforts to ensure enhanced speed, safety & service. Another prime objective is the enhancement of line capacity by addition & upgradation of infrastructure. During the current year from Jan 2021, 138 km of New Lines, Gauge Conversion and Doubling work have been completed. Several other infrastructural improvement works related to train mobility have also been completed o­n war footing. Various special safety drives were conducted regularly and due to the diligence to safety norms, there have been no instances of consequential accidents in the current year. Shri Kansal further mentioned that although the freight traffic suffered due to the COVID – 19 pandemic situations, WR has been able to continue the momentum and have performed exceptionally well in comparison to last year. Due to the sustained efforts, in the o­ngoing financial year, WR have achieved a loading of 30 MT & have surpassed last year’s loading for the corresponding period by a commendable 26%. Also, Western Railway stands at Numero Uno position over Indian Railways in terms of Parcel revenue & NFR revenue and have achieved about Rs.200 crores in parcel segment while approx. Rs.23 crores through NFR. He further informed about the giant strides taken by Western Railway in the path towards Green Railway & Clean Railway. In this direction, record 579 RKM have been electrified during the year 2020-21 which is the second highest o­n Indian Railways. Various green initiatives have been implemented and in yet another novel initiative, Mumbai Central Division has initiated the installation of Solar Panels under New Innovative Non-Fare Revenue Ideas Scheme at 17 locations. This unique concept will not o­nly help to garner revenue to the tune of Rs. 2.28 crores per annum, but will also promote green energy. Shri Kansal stated Western Railway has always been in the forefront in adopting various initiatives in a major push to the 'Digital India' campaign. These initiatives are being implemented in every aspect of Railway working. WR has installed Internet Protocol (IP) based Video Surveillance System (VSS) at 15 stations. This new-age digital surveillance network will help to keep a vigilant eye for the security of passengers. About 1850 POS & HTT machines have been provided to Ticket checking staff for accepting digital payments. General Manager concluded with a token of appreciation to each and every employee who has gone beyond the call of duty to serve the nation and its people. He endorsed that all the above achievements have been possible because of hard and dedicated work by the staff. He added that WR will continue with the fight against COVID-19 and will strive harder to attain the desired goals. In the end of his speech GM Shri Kansal motivated all railwaymen to take pledge to get rid of all bad thoughs & social evils which creates obstacles during performance of our duties.

 

On this occasion, a short awareness film titled Trespassing se Azadi was presented, through which Shri Kansal appealed to all passengers to refrain from trespassing and stated that “Apka Jeevan Anmol he sathiyon kyoki ghar par aapka koi intezaar kar raha hai.” A brief about the short film was given by CPRO Shri Sumit Thakur stating that Western Railway is committed towards its “Zero Trespassing Mission” & that this film will encourage people to break free from the bad habit of trespassing. The function ended with cultural program.

 

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1
Asha - Sun Sep 1 1:57 2019
I want to say Gandhinagar to valshad any train avelebal

2
Asha - Sun Sep 1 2:06 2019
Wich taim to reach valsad


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