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SANTRAGACHI JN

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Address: Santragachi, Howrah, West Bengal 711111, India

Station Code: SRC)SANTRAGACHI J

Station Name: SRC)SANTRAGACHI JN

Zone: SER/South Eastern

Total Unique Trains: 108

Train Frequency Weekly: 298

Station Traffic: High

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TrainTrain NameArrDepHaltDaysClasses
Arrival
08037SHM PURI SPECIAL00:1500:205F1A,2A,3A
08019SHM PURI SPL00:1500:205F1A,2A,3A
58001HWH PURI PASS00:2500:261M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SUUNRESERVED
58002PURI SRC PASS01:40Des--M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SUUNRESERVED
12840HOWRAH MAIL03:1303:141M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SU1A,2A,3A,SL,GN
06010PDY SRC EXPRESS04:30Des--SA2A,3A,SL,GN
12809HOWRAH MAIL05:0605:082M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SU1A,2A,3A,SL,GN
18006KORAPUT HWH EXP05:3305:352M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SU1A,2A,3A,SL,GN
12864YPR HOWRAH EXP05:4405:451M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SU2A,3A,SL,GN
18616KRIYA YOGA EXP05:5405:551M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SU1A,2A,3A,SL,GN
12888PURI HWH EXPRES06:1606:182SU2A,3A,SL,GN
12896PURI HWH EXPRESS06:1606:182TH2A,3A,SL,GN
22836PURI SHM SF EXP06:2806:302TU2A,3A,SL,GN
22861RAJYA RANI EXP06:3606:382M,F,SAUNRESERVED
08403PURI SRC SPL06:45Des--F2A,3A,SL,GN
12857TAMRALIPTA EXP06:5306:552M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SUCC,2S,GN
18410SRIJAGANNATH EXP07:3407:351M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SU2A,3A,SL,GN
12151SAMARSATA EXP07:4207:442W,TH1A,2A,3A,SL,GN
12885ARANYAK EXPRESS07:5607:582M,TU,W,TH,F,SA2S,GN
12949KAVIGURU EXPRESS08:05Des--F2A,3A,SL,GN
15722PAHARIA EXPRESS08:0808:091F1A,3A,SL,GN
12774SC SHM AC EXP08:2808:302TU1A,2A,3A
22850SC SHM WKLY EXP08:2808:302F2A,3A,SL,GN
22854VSKP SHM SF EXP08:2808:302W2A,3A,SL,GN
22814PRDP SRC SF EXP08:45Des--M2A,3A,SL,GN
68002JER HWH MEMU09:1909:201M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SUUNRESERVED
58016ADRA HWH PASS09:3709:381M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SUUNRESERVED
22829BHUJ SHM EXP09:4109:432TU2A,3A,SL,GN
19660UDZ SHM EXP09:4109:432F2A,3A,SL,GN
12814STEEL EXP09:4509:461M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SU1A,CC,2S,GN
08016PURI SRC SPL10:00Des--F2A,3A,SL,GN
08038PURI SRC AC SPL10:00Des--SA1A,2A,3A,GN
12509GUWAHATI EXP10:0310:052W,TH,F1A,2A,3A,SL,GN
12513SC GHY EXP10:0310:052SU2A,3A,SL,GN
12515GUWAHATI EXP10:0410:051SU2A,3A,SL,GN
68003HWH GTS MEMU10:1610:171M,TU,W,TH,F,SUUNRESERVED
22808MAS SRC AC EXP10:30Des--TH,SU1A,2A,3A
22842MAS SRC ANTYODAYA10:30Des--WUNRESERVED
12828PRR HWH EXP10:4110:432M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SUCC,2S,GN
58004BHC HWH PASS10:5010:522M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SUUNRESERVED
12842COROMANDEL EXP11:1211:131M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SU1A,2A,3A,SL,GN
08048NJP SRC SPECIAL11:15Des--SU3A
18029LTT SHALIMAR EX11:3611:382M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SU2A,3A,SL,GN
12859GITANJALI EXP11:4911:501M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SU2A,3A,SL,GN
18008BPO SHM EXP12:0912:101TU,W,THUNRESERVED
22825SHM MAS SF EXP12:2212:242TU2A,3A,SL,GN
22849SHM SC WKLY EXP12:2212:242W2A,3A,SL,GN
68008JGM SRC FAST MEMU12:30Des--M,TU,W,TH,FUNRESERVED
12833HOWRAH EXPRESS12:4612:482M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SU2A,3A,SL,GN
15227MUZAFFARPUR EXP13:0813:102W2A,3A,SL,GN
12507ARONAI EXPRESS13:0913:101TU2A,3A,SL,2S,GN
12659GURUDEV EXPRESS13:1613:182SU2A,3A,SL,GN
12858TAMRALIPTA EXP13:1613:182M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SUCC,2S,GN
22641SHALIMAR EXP13:1613:182TH,SA2A,3A,SL,GN
18010SANTRAGACHI EXP14:05Des--SU2A,3A,SL,GN
22897KANDARI EXPRESS14:3014:322M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SUCC,2S,GN
18030SHM LTT EXPRESS15:1115:132M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SU2A,3A,SL,GN
18646EAST COAST EXP15:2915:312M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SU2A,3A,SL,GN
58003HWH BHC PASS15:3615:371M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SUUNRESERVED
12773SHM SC AC EXP16:1616:182W1A,2A,3A
22862RAJYA RANI EXP16:3016:322M,F,SAUNRESERVED
20827JBP SRC HUMSAFR16:45Des--TH3A
22169HBJ SRC HUMSAFAR16:45Des--W3A
22858ANVT SRC SF EXP16:55Des--TU2A,3A,SL,GN
12704FALAKNUMA EXP17:0417:062M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SU1A,2A,3A,SL,GN
68007HWH JER MEMU17:1317:141M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SUUNRESERVED
68004GTS HWH MEMU17:4417:451M,TU,W,TH,F,SUUNRESERVED
18007SHM-BPO SIMLIPAL EXP17:4617:482M,TU,WUNRESERVED
58015HWH ADRA PASS18:0118:021M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SUUNRESERVED
22852SRC VIVEK EXP18:10Des--SA2A,3A,SL,GN
12872ISPAT EXPRESS18:1518:161M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SU3A,CC,2S,GN
20821SRC HUMSAFAR18:15Des--M3A
22853SHM VSKP SF EXP18:2118:232TU2A,3A,SL,GN
12869CSMT HOWRAH EXP18:3918:401SU2A,3A,SL,GN
12886ARANYAK EXPRESS18:5018:522M,TU,W,TH,F,SA2S,GN
06058MAS SRC EXPRESS19:00Des--W2A,3A,SL,GN
12767NED SRC SUP EXP19:15Des--M3A,SL,GN
12822DHAULI EXP19:3519:361M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SUCC,2S,GN
15721PAHARIA EXPRESS20:1820:202SA1A,3A,SL,GN
12022BBN JANSHATABDI20:1820:202M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SUCC,2S,GN
22830SHM BHUJ SF EXP20:3220:342SA2A,3A,SL,GN
19659SHM UDZ EXPRESS20:3220:342SU2A,3A,SL,GN
12884RUPASIBANGLA EXP20:3820:402M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SUCC,2S,GN
22826MAS SHM EXP21:0421:062TH2A,3A,SL,GN
22898KANDARI EXPRESS21:0421:062M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SUCC,2S,GN
22835SHM PURI SF EXP21:0621:082W2A,3A,SL,GN
18048VSG HOWRAH EXP21:5822:002TU,TH,F,SU2A,3A,SL,GN
22856TPTY SRC SUP EXP22:20Des--M2A,3A,SL,GN
12660GURUDEV EXPRESS23:1823:202W2A,3A,SL,GN
22642SHM TVC EXPRESS23:1823:202TU,SU2A,3A,SL,GN
02842MAS SRC EXPRESS23:30Des--SA2A,3A,SL,GN
TrainTrain NameArrDepHaltDaysClasses
Departure
08047SRC NJP SPECIALSrc10:25--SU3A
08404SRC PURI SPLSrc19:10--SA2A,3A,SL,GN
18009SRC AII EXPRESSSrc13:00--F2A,3A,SL,GN
22841SRC MAS ANTYODAYA EXPRESSSrc19:00--MUNRESERVED
20822HUMSAFAR EXPSrc18:25--SA3A
20828HUMSAFAR EXPSrc20:25--W3A
22170SRC HBJ HUMSAFARSrc20:25--TH3A
68001SRC JGM MEMUSrc06:45--M,TU,W,TH,FUNRESERVED
02841SRC MAS SF SPLSourcee12:40--F2A,3A,SL,GN
12768SRC NED EXPSourcee14:50--W3A,SL,GN
12883RUPASIBANGLA EXPSourcee06:25--M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SUCC,2S,GN
12950PBR KAVIGURU EXPSourcee21:25--SU2A,3A,SL,GN
22807SRC MAS AC EXPSourcee19:00--TU,F1A,2A,3A
22813SRC PRDP SF EXPSourcee20:25--TU2A,3A,SL,GN
22851MAQ VIVEK EXPSourcee15:50--TH2A,3A,SL,GN
22855SRC TPTY SF EXPSourcee15:50--SU2A,3A,SL,GN
22857SRC ANVT SF EXPSourcee08:55--M2A,3A,SL,GN



RECENT NEWS

1
26-05-2020
INITIATIVES TAKEN BY SER DURING THE NATIONWIDE LOCKDOWN TO COMBAT COVID 19 PANDEMIC

दक्षिणपूर्वरेलवे

SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY

प्रेसविज्ञप्ति

PRESS RELEASE

 

INITIATIVES TAKEN BY SER DURING THE NATIONWIDE LOCKDOWN TO COMBAT COVID 19 PANDEMIC

Kolkata, 26th May, 2020

 

To prevent the spread of Coronavirus infection, South Eastern Railway has come forward with a number of initiatives to confront the national crisis.Though regular passenger train services have remained suspended during the nationwide lockdown but freight train services continued along with Parcel Express Trains to maintain uninterrupted supply of essential commodities to different parts of the country. Apart from this, Shramik Special Trains are also being run for the benefit of stranded migrant wokers, students, patients etc. As per the directives of Railway Board, South Eastern Railwayhas geared up its machinery and adopted the following preventive measures to combat the COVID-19 pandemic: -

 

In-House Production of Face Mask & Sanitizer

As a precautionary measure to fight COVID-19, SER is producing reusable face masks and hand sanitizer in its four divisions viz. Kharagpur, Adra, Ranchi and Chakradharpur as well as at Kharagpur Workshop. As many as 1,13,176 reusable face masks and 8,219 litres of hand sanitizer have been produced so far. These have been distributed amongst the frontline staff like loco pilots&guardsof Freight, Parcel and Special trains to ensure their protection. It has also been planned to distributethese masks among all other employees of South Eastern Railway.

 

Manufacturing of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

In order to curb the spread of Novel Coronavirus, South Eastern Railway has started manufacturing PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) Kits for support of railway doctors, para-medical staff and other health care personnel. The kits are being manufactured mainly at Kharagpur Workshop and Kharagpur Division in association with SER Women’s Welfare Organisation, Kharagpur. The PPE Kit includes Face Cover, Eye Shield, NS-95 Mask, Coverall Gown with hood, Shoe Cover, Gloves etc. As many as 3,752 PPEs have been manufacturedso far as per approved quality assurance plan.

 

Distribution of Meals to Poor and Needy People

 In view of Nation-wide Lockdown in the wake of Covid-19 pandemic, South Eastern Railway has come forward to fulfil its social commitments and responsibilities. South Eastern Railway, tillnow has distributed 3,85,465 free and hygienic meals to the destitute, poor and needy people nearby and outside railway areas at Headquarters & all over its four Divisions viz. Kharagpur, Adra, Chakradharpur and Ranchi.These free meals have been arranged and distributed by Security, Commercial and other departments along with IRCTC. Various associations viz. South Eastern Railway Women’s


Welfare Organisation (SERWWO), SER Bharat Scouts & Guides, St.John Ambulance Brigade, Civil Defence, etc have also joined hands in this mass food distribution activities.

[[

Modification of Passenger Coaches into Isolation/Quarantine Coaches

South Eastern Railway has completed the work for modification of 338 passenger coaches into Isolation/Quarantine Coaches till now to accommodate patients in view of outbreak of COVID-19. The modified coaches have been equipped with necessary facilitiesfor the Corona affected people. These have been modified at Santragachi Depot, Kharagpur Workshop, Tatanagar Depot and Hatia Depot under guidance of Medical Department of South Eastern Railway.

 

Installation of “AarogyaSetu”App.

Employees of South Eastern Railway are being encouraged to download the “AarogyaSetu” app for themselves and their family members. Employees are being counselled and encouraged to reap the benefits of the tracker in the App to keep their family members safe. Almost all SER employees along with their family members have installed the App.

 

Running of Time Tabled Parcel Express Trains

To maintain uninterrupted supply of essential commodities like vegetables, fruits, fish, egg, grocery items, medicines, medical equipment etc South Eastern Railway has been running a number of Time Tabled Parcel Express Trains towards different parts of the country.The Parcel Express Trains are running between Shalimar-Ranchi, Howrah-KSR Bengaluru, Shalimar-Mumbai CSMT, Tatanagar-Itwari, Howrah-Secunderabad and Shalimar-Porbander. These trains will continue to run up to 30thMay-2ndJune, 2020 to ensure swift and efficient transport of utilities. Till now, SER has run 1097 trips of Parcel Express Trains and handled 16,269tonnes of parcel traffic. 24X7 Helpline Numbers have been opened to enable the interested customers to avail booking of Parcel Express Trains.

 

Running of Shramik Special Trains

Indian Railways is running Shramik Special Trains since 01.05.2020 to bring back stranded migrant workers, pilgrims, tourists, students, patients etc. from different places of the country to their respective home states. As a result of the initiative taken by the Ministry of Railways in co-ordination with respective State Governments, so far 76 Shramik Special Trains arrived withstranded migrant workers at different stations under South Eastern Railway’s jurisdiction. These trains have arrived at Howrah, Hatia, Ranchi, Bokaro Steel City, Tatanagar, Kharagpur, Bankura, Purulia, Balasore and Hijli stations under SER jurisdiction from different parts of the country viz. Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Telangana, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh, Rajasthan, Kerala etc. In addition, 3Shramik Special Trains with stranded migrant workers and others have originated from SER’s jurisdiction so far.One Special left Hatia Station for Jaipur o­n 14th May, 2020 and anothertwo Shramik Special left for Bikaner and Udhampur from Shalimar station o­n 17thand 22nd May 2020.

 

Intensive Sanitisation and Cleanliness Drive

In view of the nationwide lockdown due to COVID-19 pandemic, South Eastern Railway has undertaken intensive sanitisation, cleanliness and disinfection drives in its four Divisions and Headquarters to prevent the spread the Novel Coronavirus. The disinfection and sanitisation drives have been carried out at all offices of Headquarters and Divisions along with station premises, trains etc. Though this is a continuous process but cleaning and sanitization work has now been intensified due to this deadly Coronavirus. Direct contact areas like railings, handles, door knobs,lift’s gate and buttons, escalators etc. are being rigorously cleaned and disinfected o­n regular measure. In order to ensure hygienic and safe working environment, SER has deployed trained house-keeping staff and is laying stress o­n mechanizedcleaning and sanitizing which is being monitored by apex level.

 

GRADED RESTORATION OF PASSENGER SERVICES

The following steps have been taken so far for restoration of passenger services in a phased manner: -

 

Running of Special Trains

As decided by Ministry of Railways, AC Special Train Services have started from 12th May, 2020 o­n specific routes. These Special Trains include 02454/02453 New Delhi-Ranchi-New Delhi Bi-weekly Rajdhani Superfast Special and 02823/02824 Bhubaneswar-New Delhi-Bhubaneswar Special which originate/terminate/pass through SER’s jurisdiction.

 

Announcement of 9 Pairs of special trains

 

With a view to clear stranded passengers at various places across the country due to lockdown, Ministry of Railways have decided to run 100 pairs of Special Trains all over Indian Railways. Out of these 100 pairs, South Eastern Railway will run 9 pairs of Special Trains starting o­n different nominated days w.e.f 1st June, 2020. These Special Trains will run as per the existing route, timings, stoppages and compositions of regular Mail/Express, Duronto and Jan Shatabdi trains. These Special Trains are: -

 

02245/02246 Howrah-Yesvantpur-Howrah Superfast Special, 02213/02214 Shalimar-Patna-Shalimar Special, 02021/02022 Howrah-Barbil-Howrah Superfast Special, 02810/02809 Howrah-CSMT (Mumbai)-Howrah Superfast Special, 02834/02833 Howrah-Ahmedabad-Howrah Superfast Special, 08183/08184 Tatanagar-Danapur-Tatanagar Superfast Special, 02703/02704 Howrah-Secunderabad-Howrah Special, 02073/02074 Howrah-Bhubaneswar-Howrah Special and 02365/02366 Patna-Ranchi-Patna Special.

Opening of Ticket Booking Counters (PRS)

South Eastern Railway has opened reservation counters for booking of reserved tickets considering the need of the general public for making the task of ticket booking easy for all prospective travelers from all parts of India in reserved trains.PRS counters at 26 stations in four Divisions have been opened in SER jurisdiction w.e.f 22.05.2020.

 

 

 

 






2
25-04-2020
SER MODIFIES 338 PASSENGER COACHES INTO ISOLATION/QUARANTINE COACHES TO FACILITATE TREATMENT OF COVID-19 AFFECTED


दक्षिणपूर्वरेलवे

SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY

प्रेसविज्ञप्ति

PRESS RELEASE

 

SER MODIFIES 338 PASSENGER COACHES INTO ISOLATION/QUARANTINE

COACHES TO FACILITATE TREATMENT OF COVID-19 AFFECTED

 

Kolkata, 25th April, 2020:

 

South Eastern Railway has till now modified 338 passenger coaches into isolation/quarantine coaches as a contingency measure to contain the spread of Novel Coronavirus. As a part of multipronged strategies to combat the spread of COVID-19, the Indian Railways has instructed all the zonal railways to convert non AC passenger carrying coaches into isolation/quarantine coaches. In this context, South Eastern Railway has been entrusted to modify 329 passenger coaches in to isolation/quarantine coaches by the Railway Board and this railway superseded the initial allotted mark.

 

The work for conversion of passenger coaches into isolation/quarantine coaches has been carried out o­n war footing at Kharagpur Workshop, Santragachi Depot, Tatanagar Depot and Hatia Depot under the guidance of Medical Department of South Eastern Railway. The modified coaches have been equipped with necessary facilities to serve the COVID-19 affected people.

 

Basically sleeper and general class coaches are taken for modification to isolation/quarantine coaches. Steps have been taken to ensure disinfection and sanitization of the modified coaches. Mosquito nets have been fixed o­n the windows and measures have been taken to ensure proper ventilation. The middle berths of the coaches have been removed and all charging points for mobile and laptop have been made functional. o­ne Indian style toilet has been converted into a bathing room with soap dispenser and other necessary facilities and there are 3 toilets with required arrangement. A converted coach has 9 cabins with 2 berths in each cabin. o­ne cabin will be utilized by paramedical staff and the other 8 cabins are to accommodate 2 COVID-19 patients in each cabin. 03 dustbins (Red, Blue and Yellow color) with foot operated lids have been provided in all the cabins. Extra bottle holders and 3-peg coat hooks have been fixed in each cabin for holding medical equipments and suitable clamping arrangements have also been made for.

oxygen cylinder. The first cabin near bathing room is nominated as Paramedics/Store cabin and is screened off from the rest of the coach by plastic curtains.

The Ministry of Railways, as its contribution to national cause, has initiated conversion of coaches to provide additional beds and supports for COVID 19 affected people as and when required. During this crucial time of the country, SER’s dedicated workforce fulfilled its social commitments and responsibilities by working round the clock to complete the modification work of coaches before any emergency arises. The employees have carried out this work without compromising their personal safety and South Eastern Railway Administration has taken all necessary measures in this regard.

 

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COMMENTS

1
26-05-2020
INITIATIVES TAKEN BY SER DURING THE NATIONWIDE LOCKDOWN TO COMBAT COVID 19 PANDEMIC

दक्षिणपूर्वरेलवे

SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY

प्रेसविज्ञप्ति

PRESS RELEASE

 

INITIATIVES TAKEN BY SER DURING THE NATIONWIDE LOCKDOWN TO COMBAT COVID 19 PANDEMIC

Kolkata, 26th May, 2020

 

To prevent the spread of Coronavirus infection, South Eastern Railway has come forward with a number of initiatives to confront the national crisis.Though regular passenger train services have remained suspended during the nationwide lockdown but freight train services continued along with Parcel Express Trains to maintain uninterrupted supply of essential commodities to different parts of the country. Apart from this, Shramik Special Trains are also being run for the benefit of stranded migrant wokers, students, patients etc. As per the directives of Railway Board, South Eastern Railwayhas geared up its machinery and adopted the following preventive measures to combat the COVID-19 pandemic: -

 

In-House Production of Face Mask & Sanitizer

As a precautionary measure to fight COVID-19, SER is producing reusable face masks and hand sanitizer in its four divisions viz. Kharagpur, Adra, Ranchi and Chakradharpur as well as at Kharagpur Workshop. As many as 1,13,176 reusable face masks and 8,219 litres of hand sanitizer have been produced so far. These have been distributed amongst the frontline staff like loco pilots&guardsof Freight, Parcel and Special trains to ensure their protection. It has also been planned to distributethese masks among all other employees of South Eastern Railway.

 

Manufacturing of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

In order to curb the spread of Novel Coronavirus, South Eastern Railway has started manufacturing PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) Kits for support of railway doctors, para-medical staff and other health care personnel. The kits are being manufactured mainly at Kharagpur Workshop and Kharagpur Division in association with SER Women’s Welfare Organisation, Kharagpur. The PPE Kit includes Face Cover, Eye Shield, NS-95 Mask, Coverall Gown with hood, Shoe Cover, Gloves etc. As many as 3,752 PPEs have been manufacturedso far as per approved quality assurance plan.

 

Distribution of Meals to Poor and Needy People

 In view of Nation-wide Lockdown in the wake of Covid-19 pandemic, South Eastern Railway has come forward to fulfil its social commitments and responsibilities. South Eastern Railway, tillnow has distributed 3,85,465 free and hygienic meals to the destitute, poor and needy people nearby and outside railway areas at Headquarters & all over its four Divisions viz. Kharagpur, Adra, Chakradharpur and Ranchi.These free meals have been arranged and distributed by Security, Commercial and other departments along with IRCTC. Various associations viz. South Eastern Railway Women’s


Welfare Organisation (SERWWO), SER Bharat Scouts & Guides, St.John Ambulance Brigade, Civil Defence, etc have also joined hands in this mass food distribution activities.

[[

Modification of Passenger Coaches into Isolation/Quarantine Coaches

South Eastern Railway has completed the work for modification of 338 passenger coaches into Isolation/Quarantine Coaches till now to accommodate patients in view of outbreak of COVID-19. The modified coaches have been equipped with necessary facilitiesfor the Corona affected people. These have been modified at Santragachi Depot, Kharagpur Workshop, Tatanagar Depot and Hatia Depot under guidance of Medical Department of South Eastern Railway.

 

Installation of “AarogyaSetu”App.

Employees of South Eastern Railway are being encouraged to download the “AarogyaSetu” app for themselves and their family members. Employees are being counselled and encouraged to reap the benefits of the tracker in the App to keep their family members safe. Almost all SER employees along with their family members have installed the App.

 

Running of Time Tabled Parcel Express Trains

To maintain uninterrupted supply of essential commodities like vegetables, fruits, fish, egg, grocery items, medicines, medical equipment etc South Eastern Railway has been running a number of Time Tabled Parcel Express Trains towards different parts of the country.The Parcel Express Trains are running between Shalimar-Ranchi, Howrah-KSR Bengaluru, Shalimar-Mumbai CSMT, Tatanagar-Itwari, Howrah-Secunderabad and Shalimar-Porbander. These trains will continue to run up to 30thMay-2ndJune, 2020 to ensure swift and efficient transport of utilities. Till now, SER has run 1097 trips of Parcel Express Trains and handled 16,269tonnes of parcel traffic. 24X7 Helpline Numbers have been opened to enable the interested customers to avail booking of Parcel Express Trains.

 

Running of Shramik Special Trains

Indian Railways is running Shramik Special Trains since 01.05.2020 to bring back stranded migrant workers, pilgrims, tourists, students, patients etc. from different places of the country to their respective home states. As a result of the initiative taken by the Ministry of Railways in co-ordination with respective State Governments, so far 76 Shramik Special Trains arrived withstranded migrant workers at different stations under South Eastern Railway’s jurisdiction. These trains have arrived at Howrah, Hatia, Ranchi, Bokaro Steel City, Tatanagar, Kharagpur, Bankura, Purulia, Balasore and Hijli stations under SER jurisdiction from different parts of the country viz. Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Telangana, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh, Rajasthan, Kerala etc. In addition, 3Shramik Special Trains with stranded migrant workers and others have originated from SER’s jurisdiction so far.One Special left Hatia Station for Jaipur o­n 14th May, 2020 and anothertwo Shramik Special left for Bikaner and Udhampur from Shalimar station o­n 17thand 22nd May 2020.

 

Intensive Sanitisation and Cleanliness Drive

In view of the nationwide lockdown due to COVID-19 pandemic, South Eastern Railway has undertaken intensive sanitisation, cleanliness and disinfection drives in its four Divisions and Headquarters to prevent the spread the Novel Coronavirus. The disinfection and sanitisation drives have been carried out at all offices of Headquarters and Divisions along with station premises, trains etc. Though this is a continuous process but cleaning and sanitization work has now been intensified due to this deadly Coronavirus. Direct contact areas like railings, handles, door knobs,lift’s gate and buttons, escalators etc. are being rigorously cleaned and disinfected o­n regular measure. In order to ensure hygienic and safe working environment, SER has deployed trained house-keeping staff and is laying stress o­n mechanizedcleaning and sanitizing which is being monitored by apex level.

 

GRADED RESTORATION OF PASSENGER SERVICES

The following steps have been taken so far for restoration of passenger services in a phased manner: -

 

Running of Special Trains

As decided by Ministry of Railways, AC Special Train Services have started from 12th May, 2020 o­n specific routes. These Special Trains include 02454/02453 New Delhi-Ranchi-New Delhi Bi-weekly Rajdhani Superfast Special and 02823/02824 Bhubaneswar-New Delhi-Bhubaneswar Special which originate/terminate/pass through SER’s jurisdiction.

 

Announcement of 9 Pairs of special trains

 

With a view to clear stranded passengers at various places across the country due to lockdown, Ministry of Railways have decided to run 100 pairs of Special Trains all over Indian Railways. Out of these 100 pairs, South Eastern Railway will run 9 pairs of Special Trains starting o­n different nominated days w.e.f 1st June, 2020. These Special Trains will run as per the existing route, timings, stoppages and compositions of regular Mail/Express, Duronto and Jan Shatabdi trains. These Special Trains are: -

 

02245/02246 Howrah-Yesvantpur-Howrah Superfast Special, 02213/02214 Shalimar-Patna-Shalimar Special, 02021/02022 Howrah-Barbil-Howrah Superfast Special, 02810/02809 Howrah-CSMT (Mumbai)-Howrah Superfast Special, 02834/02833 Howrah-Ahmedabad-Howrah Superfast Special, 08183/08184 Tatanagar-Danapur-Tatanagar Superfast Special, 02703/02704 Howrah-Secunderabad-Howrah Special, 02073/02074 Howrah-Bhubaneswar-Howrah Special and 02365/02366 Patna-Ranchi-Patna Special.

Opening of Ticket Booking Counters (PRS)

South Eastern Railway has opened reservation counters for booking of reserved tickets considering the need of the general public for making the task of ticket booking easy for all prospective travelers from all parts of India in reserved trains.PRS counters at 26 stations in four Divisions have been opened in SER jurisdiction w.e.f 22.05.2020.

 

 

 

 






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25-04-2020
SER MODIFIES 338 PASSENGER COACHES INTO ISOLATION/QUARANTINE COACHES TO FACILITATE TREATMENT OF COVID-19 AFFECTED


दक्षिणपूर्वरेलवे

SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY

प्रेसविज्ञप्ति

PRESS RELEASE

 

SER MODIFIES 338 PASSENGER COACHES INTO ISOLATION/QUARANTINE

COACHES TO FACILITATE TREATMENT OF COVID-19 AFFECTED

 

Kolkata, 25th April, 2020:

 

South Eastern Railway has till now modified 338 passenger coaches into isolation/quarantine coaches as a contingency measure to contain the spread of Novel Coronavirus. As a part of multipronged strategies to combat the spread of COVID-19, the Indian Railways has instructed all the zonal railways to convert non AC passenger carrying coaches into isolation/quarantine coaches. In this context, South Eastern Railway has been entrusted to modify 329 passenger coaches in to isolation/quarantine coaches by the Railway Board and this railway superseded the initial allotted mark.

 

The work for conversion of passenger coaches into isolation/quarantine coaches has been carried out o­n war footing at Kharagpur Workshop, Santragachi Depot, Tatanagar Depot and Hatia Depot under the guidance of Medical Department of South Eastern Railway. The modified coaches have been equipped with necessary facilities to serve the COVID-19 affected people.

 

Basically sleeper and general class coaches are taken for modification to isolation/quarantine coaches. Steps have been taken to ensure disinfection and sanitization of the modified coaches. Mosquito nets have been fixed o­n the windows and measures have been taken to ensure proper ventilation. The middle berths of the coaches have been removed and all charging points for mobile and laptop have been made functional. o­ne Indian style toilet has been converted into a bathing room with soap dispenser and other necessary facilities and there are 3 toilets with required arrangement. A converted coach has 9 cabins with 2 berths in each cabin. o­ne cabin will be utilized by paramedical staff and the other 8 cabins are to accommodate 2 COVID-19 patients in each cabin. 03 dustbins (Red, Blue and Yellow color) with foot operated lids have been provided in all the cabins. Extra bottle holders and 3-peg coat hooks have been fixed in each cabin for holding medical equipments and suitable clamping arrangements have also been made for.

oxygen cylinder. The first cabin near bathing room is nominated as Paramedics/Store cabin and is screened off from the rest of the coach by plastic curtains.

The Ministry of Railways, as its contribution to national cause, has initiated conversion of coaches to provide additional beds and supports for COVID 19 affected people as and when required. During this crucial time of the country, SER’s dedicated workforce fulfilled its social commitments and responsibilities by working round the clock to complete the modification work of coaches before any emergency arises. The employees have carried out this work without compromising their personal safety and South Eastern Railway Administration has taken all necessary measures in this regard.

 

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soumen mondal- Sat Jun 21 3:35 2014
Reservation on 23.06.2014


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