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125 Trains from (BVI)BORIVALI to (ST)SURAT


Address: Borivali, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Station Code: BVI

Station Name: BORIVALI

Zone: WR/Western

Train Frequency Weekly: 511

Station Traffic: High

Address: Surat - Kamrej Highway, Suryapur Gate, Patel Nagar, Surat, Gujarat 395003, India

Station Code: ST

Station Name: SURAT

Zone: WR/Western

Train Frequency Weekly: 877

Station Traffic: High





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TrainTrain NameFromDepToArrTimeDaysClassesStatus
22901BDTS UDZ AII EXBVI00:02ST03:2727:25TU,TH,SA2A,3A,SL,GN,22901 Status
19041BDTS GCT EXPBVI00:02ST03:2727:25F,SU2A,3A,SL,GN,19041 Status
12927VADODARA EXPBVI00:16ST04:033:47M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SU1A,2A,3A,SL,GN,12927 Status
22903BHUJ AC S F EXPBVI00:20ST03:152:55W,F,SU1A,2A,3A,22903 Status
22965BDTS BGKT EXPBVI00:27ST03:503:23F2A,3A,SL,GN,22965 Status
22923JAM HUMSAFARBVI00:27ST04:153:48M,W,SA3A22923 Status
22951GANDHIDHAM EXPBVI00:27ST04:153:48TH2A,3A,SL,GN,22951 Status
12959DADAR BHUJ EXPBVI00:36ST04:153:39W,SA2A,3A,SL,GN,12959 Status
19019DEHRADUN EXPBVI00:40ST04:404:00M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SU2A,3A,SL,GN,19019 Status
01705BDTS JBP SUP SPLBVI00:49ST04:273:38SA2A,3A,SL,GN,01705 Status
15068BDTS GKP EXPBVI00:50UDN04:453:55F2A,3A,SL,GN,15068 Status
19003KHANDESH EXPBVI00:53BHET04:433:50M,W,SA2A,3A,SL,GN,19003 Status
11101PUNE GWALIOR EXPBSR04:35ST08:103:35M2A,3A,SL,GN,11101 Status
11804BDTS JHANSI EXPBVI05:40ST08:453:05TU2A,3A,SL,GN,11804 Status
11104BDTS JHANSI EXPBVI05:40ST08:453:05TU,W3A,SL,GN,11104 Status
22921BDTS GKP ANTODAYA EXPBVI05:40ST08:453:05SUUNRESERVED22921 Status
22444BDTS KANPUR EXPBVI05:40ST08:453:05F2A,3A,SL,GN,22444 Status
19061RAMNAGAR EXPRESSBVI05:40ST08:453:05TH2A,3A,SL,GN,19061 Status
09021BDTS JAT AC SPLBVI05:43ST08:503:07M2A,3A,CC,09021 Status
19201SC PBR EXPBSR06:15ST09:553:40W2A,3A,SL,GN,19201 Status
17204COA BVC EXPRESSBSR06:15ST09:553:40TH2A,3A,SL,GN,17204 Status
17018RAJKOT EXPRESSBSR06:15ST09:553:40M,TU,SA2A,3A,SL,GN,17018 Status
16614RAJKOT EXPRESSBSR06:15ST09:553:40TH2A,3A,SL,GN,16614 Status
22953GUJARAT EXPRESSBVI06:27ST10:233:56M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SUCC,2S,GN,22953 Status
12009SHATABDI EXPBVI07:03ST09:312:28M,TU,W,TH,F,SA1A,CC,12009 Status
69139BVI ST PASSBVI07:10ST13:005:50M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SUUNRESERVED69139 Status
12935BDTS SURAT EXPBVI07:28ST11:103:42M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SUFC,CC,2S,GN,12935 Status
22655TVC NZM EXPRESSBSR07:30ST10:453:15W2A,3A,SL,GN,22655 Status
22653NIZAMUDDIN EXPBSR07:35ST10:493:14SA2A,3A,SL,GN,22653 Status
09417THVM ADI SPLBSR08:05ST11:203:15SA2A,3A,SL,GN,09417 Status
19023FZR JANATA EXPBVI08:07ST13:275:20M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SUSL,2S,GN,19023 Status
12471SWARAJ EXPRESSBVI08:28ST11:423:14M,TH,F,SU2A,3A,SL,GN,12471 Status
19015SAURASHTRA EXPBVI09:02ST14:105:08M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SU3A,SL,GN,19015 Status
12493DARSHAN EXPRESSBSR09:05ST12:103:05SU1A,2A,3A,12493 Status
16587YPR BKN EXPBSR09:05ST12:103:05F,SU2A,3A,SL,GN,16587 Status
19567VIVEK EXPBSR09:05ST12:103:05SU2A,3A,SL,GN,19567 Status
22498SGNR HUMSAFAR SFBSR12:15ST15:253:10F3A22498 Status
14805BARMER AC EXPBSR12:15ST15:253:10M1A,2A,3A,14805 Status
19315LPI INDB HUMSAFRBSR12:15ST15:423:27SU3A19315 Status
82653JP SUVIDHA EXPBSR12:20ST15:253:05TH2A,3A,SL,GN,82653 Status
22989BDTS MHV SF EXPBVI12:20ST15:253:05M2A,3A,SL,GN,22989 Status
12925PASCHIM EXPRESSBVI12:37ST16:153:38M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SU1A,2A,3A,SL,GN,12925 Status
19027VIVEK EXPRESSBVI12:50ST15:553:05SA2A,3A,SL,GN,19027 Status
22451CDG SUP FASTBVI12:50ST15:553:05M,TH2A,3A,SL,GN,22451 Status
19668UDZ HUMSAFAR EXPBSR12:50ST15:422:52TH3A19668 Status
22913SHC HUMSAFARBDTS12:55UDN16:554:00SU3A22913 Status
12216DEE GARIBRATHBVI13:13ST15:552:42TU,W,F,SU3A12216 Status
22991BDTS VRL SUP EXPBVI13:13ST16:303:17SA2A,3A,SL,GN,22991 Status
59439AHMADABAD PASSBVI13:25ST20:457:20M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SUSL,GN,59439 Status
22915BDTS HSR SF EXPBVI13:26ST16:453:19M2A,3A,SL,GN,22915 Status
19021BDTS LJN EXPRESSBVI13:26ST16:453:19SA2A,3A,SL,GN,19021 Status
22949BDTS DEE EXPRESSBVI13:26ST16:453:19W2A,3A,SL,GN,22949 Status
22917HARIDWAR EXPBVI13:36ST17:023:26W2A,3A,SL,GN,22917 Status
04818BDTS BGKT SPLBVI13:39ST17:023:23M,TH2A,3A,SL,GN,04818 Status
12480SURYANAGARI EXPBVI14:00ST17:153:15M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SU1A,2A,3A,SL,GN,12480 Status
12933KARNAVATI EXPBVI14:17ST17:353:18M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SUCC,2S,GN,12933 Status
12931ADI DOUBLE DECKRBVI14:57ST17:552:58M,TU,W,TH,F,SACC12931 Status
12490DDR BIKANER EXPBVI15:06ST18:183:12W,SU1A,2A,3A,SL,GN,12490 Status
22474BDTS BKN SUP EXPBVI15:06ST18:183:12TU2A,3A,SL,GN,22474 Status
12989AJMER EXPRESSBVI15:06ST18:183:12M,TH,SA2A,3A,SL,GN,12989 Status
22931BDTS JSM EXPBVI15:06ST18:183:12F2A,3A,SL,GN,22931 Status
19115DDR BHUJ EXPBVI15:31ST18:473:16M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SU1A,2A,3A,SL,GN,19115 Status
14708RANAKPUR EXPRESBVI15:40ST19:203:40M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SU2A,3A,SL,GN,14708 Status
12483AMRITSAR EXPBSR15:55ST19:303:35W2A,3A,SL,GN,12483 Status
22659DEHRADUN EXPBSR15:55ST19:353:40F2A,3A,SL,GN,22659 Status
22963BDTS BVC SF EXPBVI15:58ST19:353:37M2A,3A,SL,GN,22963 Status
22993BDTS MHV SUP EXPBVI15:58ST19:353:37TH2A,3A,SL,GN,22993 Status
22935BDTS PIT SF EXPBVI15:58ST19:353:37F2A,3A,SL,GN,22935 Status
12995BDTS AII UDZ EXBVI16:27ST20:334:06W,F,SU2A,3A,SL,GN,12995 Status
22476CBE HSR AC EXPBSR16:35ST20:053:30SA1A,2A,3A,22476 Status
19331KCVL INDORE EXPBSR16:35ST21:234:48F2A,3A,SL,GN,19331 Status
12247BDTS NZM YUVA EBDTS16:35ST20:053:30F2A,3A,CC,12247 Status
19261PORBANDAR EXPBSR16:35ST21:104:35SU2A,3A,SL,GN,19261 Status
19423GIMB HUMSAFARBSR16:35ST21:274:52TH3A19423 Status
19577JAMNAGAR EXPBSR16:35ST21:234:48M,TU2A,3A,SL,GN,19577 Status
12979JAIPUR SUP FASTBVI16:49ST20:333:44TU,TH,SA1A,2A,3A,SL,GN,12979 Status
22933BDTS JP SF EXPBVI16:49ST20:333:44M2A,3A,SL,GN,22933 Status
22971BDTS PNBE S FASTBVI17:09UDN21:454:36M2A,3A,SL,GN,22971 Status
12909NZM GARIB RATHBVI17:09ST20:052:56TU,TH,SA3A,CC,12909 Status
09415SWV ADI SPLBSR17:10ST21:204:10W2A,3A,SL,GN,09415 Status
12951MUMBAI RAJDHANIBVI17:32ST19:532:21M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SU1A,2A,3A,12951 Status
19217SAU JANATA EXPBVI17:47ST21:373:50M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SU2A,3A,SL,GN,19217 Status
12953AUG KR RAJ EXPBVI18:19ST20:502:31M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SU1A,2A,3A,12953 Status
22955KUTCH EXPRESSBVI18:20ST21:553:35M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SU1A,2A,3A,SL,GN,22955 Status
12921FLYING RANEEBVI18:36ST22:353:59M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SUFC,CC,2S,GN,12921 Status
12955MMCT JP SF EXPBVI19:30ST22:403:10M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SU1A,2A,3A,SL,GN,12955 Status
12961AVANTIKA EXPBVI19:48ST23:103:22M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SU1A,2A,3A,SL,GN,12961 Status
22943PUNE INDORE EXPBSR19:55ST22:553:00M,TU,TH,F,SA2A,3A,SL,GN,22943 Status
12939PUNE JAIPUR EXPBSR19:55ST22:553:00W,SU2A,3A,SL,GN,12939 Status
09013MMCT LJN SF SPLBVI20:17ST23:233:06TH2A,3A,SL,GN,09013 Status
22927LOK SHAKTI EXPBVI20:19ST00:224:03M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SU1A,2A,3A,SL,GN,22927 Status
12449GOA SMPRK K EXPBSR21:20ST00:102:50TU,W1A,2A,3A,SL,GN,12449 Status
22919MAS ADI HUMSAFARBSR21:20ST23:572:37W3A22919 Status
22907MAO HAPA SUP EXPBSR21:20ST00:102:50F2A,3A,SL,GN,22907 Status
19707AMRAPUR ARAVALIBVI21:32ST00:473:15M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SU2A,3A,SL,GN,19707 Status
09105SWV BRC SPLBSR22:00ST03:275:27M2A,3A,SL,GN,09105 Status
12903GOLDENTEMPLE MLBVI22:01ST01:002:59M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SU1A,2A,3A,SL,GN,12903 Status
12971BHAVNAGAR EXPBVI22:06ST01:153:09M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SU2A,3A,SL,GN,12971 Status
19043BGKT HUMSAFARBVI22:13ST01:433:30TH3A19043 Status
19419MAS ADI EXPRESSBSR22:25ST01:433:18TH,SU2A,3A,SL,GN,19419 Status
19311PUNE INDORE EXPBSR22:25ST01:433:18W,SU2A,3A,SL,GN,19311 Status
22945SAURASHTRA MAILBVI22:26ST01:303:04M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SU1A,2A,3A,SL,GN,22945 Status
22633NIZAMUDDIN EXPBSR22:35ST01:553:20W2A,3A,SL,GN,22633 Status
06051MAS ADI EXPBSR22:40ST01:523:12SA2A,3A,SL,GN,06051 Status
22413MAO NZM RAJDHANIBSR22:43ST01:503:07M,SU1A,2A,3A,22413 Status
12901GUJARAT MAILBVI22:53ST02:103:17M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SU1A,2A,3A,SL,GN,12901 Status
16532GARIB NAWAZ EXPBSR22:55ST02:453:50F2A,3A,SL,GN,16532 Status
16508JODHPUR EXPRESSBSR22:55ST02:453:50M,W1A,2A,3A,SL,GN,16508 Status
16210AJMER EXPRESSBSR22:55ST02:453:50TU,TH2A,3A,SL,GN,16210 Status
16506GANDHIDHAM EXPBSR22:55ST02:453:50SA2A,3A,SL,GN,16506 Status
16534SBC JODHPUR EXPBSR22:55ST02:453:50SU2A,3A,SL,GN,16534 Status
16334VERAVAL EXPRESSBSR23:15ST03:103:55M2A,3A,SL,GN,16334 Status
12977MARU SAGAR EXPBSR23:15ST03:103:55SU1A,2A,3A,SL,GN,12977 Status
16312KCVL SGNR EXPBSR23:15ST03:103:55SA2A,3A,SL,GN,16312 Status
16338OKHA EXPRESSBSR23:15ST03:103:55W,F2A,3A,SL,GN,16338 Status
19259KCVL BVC EXPRESSBSR23:15ST03:103:55TH2A,3A,SL,GN,19259 Status
16336GANDHIDHAM EXPBSR23:15ST03:103:55TU2A,3A,SL,GN,16336 Status
19037AVADH EXPRESSBVI23:18ST03:033:45TU,W,F,SU2A,3A,SL,GN,19037 Status
19039AVADH EXPRESSBVI23:18ST03:033:45M,TH,SA2A,3A,SL,GN,19039 Status
59441AHMEDABAD PASSBVI23:30ST06:056:35M,TU,W,TH,F,SA,SU2A,SL,GN,59441 Status
11050AHMEDABAD EXPBSR23:50ST03:504:00SA2A,3A,SL,GN,11050 Status
11096AHIMSA EXPRESSBSR23:50ST03:504:00W1A,2A,3A,SL,GN,11096 Status
11092PUNE BHUJ EXPBSR23:50ST03:504:00M1A,2A,3A,SL,GN,11092 Status
11090PUNE BGKT EXPBSR23:50ST03:504:00SU1A,2A,3A,SL,GN,11090 Status
11088PUNE VERAVAL EXPBSR23:50ST03:504:00TH1A,2A,3A,SL,GN,11088 Status
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RECENT NEWS

1
2020/0604-06-2020
mumbai
WESTERN RAILWAY TO RUN FIVE MORE PARCEL SPECIAL TRAINS WITH 82 TRIPS BETWEEN BANDRA (T) – LUDHIANA, BANDRA (T ) – OKHA, OKHA – GUWAHATI, DEWAS – JAMMU TAWI & PORBANDAR – SHALIMAR

WR Press Release No. 2020/06 Mumbai, 3rd June, 2020

WESTERN RAILWAY TO RUN FIVE MORE PARCEL SPECIAL TRAINS WITH   82 TRIPSBETWEEN BANDRA (T) – LUDHIANA, BANDRA (T ) – OKHA,   OKHA – GUWAHATI, DEWAS – JAMMU TAWI & PORBANDAR – SHALIMAR


Western Railway’s Parcel Special trains are continuously o­n the move, as per the timetable, during the lockdown period in the wake of COVID19. Western Railway is fullfilling the responsibility of transporting mostessential items like medical equipments, medicines, food grains etc across the nation, as it has always been fully committed to the needs of its customers. WR is also ensuring the supply of milk and milk products to different parts of the country through its milk special trains. In continuation to this, 5 moreparcel special trains with total 82 trips are scheduled to run between Bandra T- Ludhiana, Bandra T -Okha, Okha – Guwahati, Dewas – Jammu Tawi and Porbandar – Shalimar.

According to a press release issued by Shri Ravinder Bhakar - Chief Public Relations Officer of Western Rly, details of the 5 parcel specials viz Bandra T- Ludhiana, Bandra T – Okha, Okha – Guwahati, Dewas – Jammu Tawi and Porbandar – Shalimar, which are scheduled to be run are as follows :-

Bandra Terminus – Ludhiana Parcel Special Train (26 trips)

Train No 00901 Bandra Terminus – Ludhiana parcel special train willdepart from Bandra Terminus at 20.00 hrs o­n 4th, 6th,8th,10th, 12th, 14th, 16th, 18th, 20th, 22nd, 24th, 26th & 28thJune, 2020 and will reach Ludhiana at 03.00 hrs o­n the 3rd day. Similarly, Train No 00902 will leave Ludhiana at 23.30 hrs o­n 6th, 8th, 10th, 12th, 14th, 16th, 18th, 20th, 22nd,24th, 26th, 28th& 30th June, 2020 and will arrive Bandra Terminus at 06.30 hrs o­n 3rd day. The train will halt at Vapi, Surat, Ankleshwar, Bharuch, Vadodara, Anand, Ahmedabad, Mahesana, Falna, Beawar, Ajmer, Jaipur,Delhi and Ambala stations in both directions.

Bandra Terminus – Okha Parcel Special Train ( 26 trips)

Train No 00921 Bandra Terminus- Okha Parcel special train will leave from Bandra (T) at 21.30 hrs o­n 4th, 6th, 8th, 10th, 12th, 14th, 16th, 18th, 20th, 22nd, 24th, 26th & 28th June, 2020 and will reach Okha at 15.00 hrs the next day. Similarly, Train No 00920 Okha – Bandra (T) Parcel special will leave Okha at 13.30 hrs o­n 4th, 6th, 8th, 10th, 12th, 14th, 16th, 18th, 20th, 22nd, 24th, 26th & 28th June , 2020 & will arrive Bandra (T) at 5.55 hrs the next day. The train will halt at Vapi, Valsad, Surat, Ankleshwar, Bharuch, Vadodara, Anand, Ahmedabad, Viramgam, Rajkot and Jamnagar station in both directions.

Okha – Guwahati Parcel Special Train (12 trips)

Train No 00949 Okha – Guwahati parcel special train will leave Okha o­n 4th, 9th, 14th, 19th, 24th & 29th June 2020 at 07.15 hrs & will reach Guwahati o­n the third day at 17.00 hrs. Similarly, Train No 00950 Guwahati – Okha parcel special train will leave Guwahati at 16.00 hrs o­n 7th, 12th, 17th,22nd, 27thJune & 2nd July, 2020 & will reach Okha at 01.10 hrs o­n the fourth day. The train will halt at Jamnagar, Rajkot, Surendranagar, Ahmedabad, Anand, Chhayapuri, Ratlam, Kota, Sawai Madhopur, Bayana, Agra Fort, Tundla, Kanpur, Lucknow, Varanasi, Pt Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Jn, Patna, Muzaffarpur Jn, Katihar, New Bongaigaon and Changsari stations in both directions.

Porbandar – Shalimar Parcel Special Train (16 trips)

Train No 00913 Porbandar – Shalimar parcel special train will leave Porbandar at 8.00 hrs o­n 4th, 7th, 10th, 13th, 16th, 19th, 22nd, 25th& 28th June, 2020 & will reach Shalimar at 03.30 hrs o­n third day. Similarly, Train No 00914 Shalimar – Porbandar parcel special will leave Shalimar at 22.50 hrs o­n 6th, 10th, 14th, 18th, 22nd ,26th & 30th June, 2020 & will reach Porbandar at 18.25 hrs o­n third day. The train will halt at Jamnagar, Rajkot, Surendra Nagar, Ahmedabad, Anand, Vadodara, Surat, Nandurbar, Bhusaval, Akola, Badnera, Nagpur, Durg, Raipur, Bilaspur, Jharsuguda Jn, Rourkela, Chakaradharpur, Tata Nagar and Kharagpur Jn. stations in both directions.

Dewas – Jammu Tawi Parcel Special Train (2 trips)

Train No 00931 Dewas – Jammu Tawi parcel special train left Dewas as per its scheduled time at 20.00 hrs o­n 3rd June 2020 & will reach Jammu Tawi at 02.00 hrs o­n 5th June, 2020. In its return journey Train No 00932Jammu Tawi – Dewas parcel special train will leave Jammu Tawi at 20.00 hrs o­n 5thJune 2020 to reach Dewas at 21.30 hrs the next day. The train will halt at Nagda, Sawai Madhopur, Jaipur, New Delhi and Chandigarh in both directions.

Shri Bhakar said that in the financial year 2020-2021, upto 2nd June, 292 parcel special trains were run with a load of approx. 44 thousand tonnes, thereby generating earnings of 13.82 crore. Similarly, Container & Non container loading for the financial year 2020-2021 upto 2nd June, 2020 was 4832 rakes with revenue of Rs 1110.48 crore. In the month of April, 2020, total 2174 rakes of container & non container loading was carried out with earnings amounting to Rs 463.69 crore and in May 2020, total of 2482 rakes of container & non container loading was carried out with earnings amounting to Rs 601.44 crore. In the 2 days of June 2020, 177 rakes loading earned Rs 45.35 crore. Whereas, since 22nd March to 2ndJune, 2020, total 5294 rakes of goods trains have been used to supply essential commodities amounting to 10.35 million tonnes. 10,424 freight trains were interchanged with other railways, including 5250 trains handed over and 5174 trains taken over at different interchange points.302 Millennium Parcel rakes of Parcel Vans / Railway Milk Tankers (RMTs) in all have been sent to different parts of the country to cope with the demands of essential materials such as milk powder, liquid milk, medical supplies and other general consumer goods. He stated that the total loss of earnings over Western Railway inclusive of suburban & non - suburban sections, since March, 2020, has been Rs 1149.30 crore o­n account of lockdown. Inspite of this, resulting to the cancellation of tickets till now, Western Railway has ensured to return refund amount ofRs 302.66 crore. It's worth mentioning that in this refund amount, Mumbai division alone, has ensured refund of Rs 142.76 crore. Till now, 46.36 lakh passengers have cancelled their tickets over entire Western Railway & have received their refund amount accordingly.

SHRAMIK SPECIAL TRAINS o­n WR

Western Rly has operated 1215SHRAMIK SPLtrains from 2.5.2020 to 2.6.2020, which have carried 18.25 lakh passengers to their desired destinations. Out of these 1215 trains, Mumbai division has handled highest 706 trains, Ahmedabad division 256, Vadodara division 99, Bhavnagar division 30, Rajkot division 117 and Ratlam division 6 Shramik trains. o­n 2nd June, 2020, WR operated o­ne Shramik Special train from Indore in Madhya Pradesh to Barddhaman Jn in West Bengal.

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2020/0603-06-2020
mumbai
MORE THAN 18.23 LAKH MIGRANT LABOURERS AND THEIR FAMILIES LEFT FOR THEIR HOME TOWNS IN WR’S 1214 SHRAMIK SPECIALS

WR Press Release No. 2020/05   Mumbai, 2ndJune, 2020

MORE THAN 18.23 LAKH MIGRANT LABOURERS AND THEIR FAMILIES LEFT FOR THEIR HOME TOWNS IN WR’S 1214 SHRAMIK SPECIALS


Lakhs of migrant workers and their families were benefitted by the Indian Railway's decision to run Shramik Special trains. In continuation to this Shramik specials were operated by various zonal railways, which left from different stations of the country. In line with this, Western Railway too have operated 1214SHRAMIK SPLtrains from 2nd May, 2020 to 1st June, 2020, which have carried more than 18.23 lakh migrant labourers & their families to their desired destinations.

According to a press release issued by Shri Ravinder Bhakar - Chief Public Relations Officer of Western Railway, out of these shramik specialtrains, 686 trains were bound to Uttar Pradesh, 274 to Bihar, 94 to Orissa, 31 to Madhya Pradesh, 42 to Jharkhand, 16 to Chhattisgarh, 9 to Rajasthan, 6 to Uttarakhand, 35 to West Bengal & 4 to Gujarat states. The special Shramik trains were also operatedto states ofManipur, Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Assam and Maharashtra. More than 18.23 lakh passengers have been ferried to their home towns in different states of the country from 2ndMay, 2020 to 1st June, 2020. Shri Bhakar stated that these Shramik Special trains have helped in facilitating faster movement of stranded labourers and their families to their native places. o­n 1stJune, 2020, 5 Shramik Special trains left from WR, including3 from Gujarat and 2 from Maharashtra. In these Shramik special trains, 4 trains were bound to West Bengal and o­ne for Assam. Out of these, Mumbai Division operated 4 trains, including 2 trains which were run from Mumbai Suburban section of Western Railway. o­ne train each were run from Borivali station and Bandra Terminus. From 3rd May to 1st June, 2020, a total of 181 Shramik Special Trains have originated from Mumbai Suburban Section including 65 Shramik special trains from Bandra Terminus, 71 from Borivali, 31 from Vasai Road, 2 from Dahanu Road and 12 from Palghar station. These trains were departed for Gorakhpur, Jaunpur , Gonda , Varanasi, Pratapgarh, Bhagalpur, Prayagraj, Darbhanga, Danapur, Howrah etc. Thesespecial trains are being operated by maintaining social distancing norms, as well as proper thermal screening of passengers, is also being ensured before boarding the train. During the journey, passengers are also being given free meals and packaged drinking water.

TRANSPORTATION OFESSENTIALS

Shri Bhakar stated that since 22nd March to 1st June, 2020, total 5210 rakes of goods trains have been used to supply essential commodities amounting to 10.75 million tonnes. 10,254 freight trains were interchanged with other railways, including 5167 trains handed over and 5087 trains taken over at different interchange points. 301 Millennium Parcel rakes of Parcel Vans / Railway Milk Tankers (RMTs) in all have been sent to different parts of the country to cope with the demands of essential materials such as milk powder, liquid milk, medical supplies and other general consumer goods. It is worth mentioning, that during the lockdown period, since 23rd March to 31st May 2020, commodities weighing more than 47 thousand tonnes have been transported by Western Rly through its 299 parcel special trains, which included agricultural produce, medicines, fish, milk etc. The earnings generated through this transportation, has been approx Rs 14.91 crore.Under this transportation, thirty six milk special trains were run by Western Rly, with a load of more than 26 thousand tonnes and 100% utilization of the wagons, generating revenue of approx Rs 4.57 crore. Similarly, 259 Covid-19 parcel special trains were also run to transport essential commodities, for which the revenue earned was more than Rs 9.56 crore. In addition to this, 4 indented rakes were also run with 100% utilization for earnings of approximately Rs. 78 lakh. He stated that the total loss of earnings over Western Railway inclusive of suburban & non - suburban sections, since March, 2020, has been Rs 1135.31 crore o­n account of lockdown. Inspite of this, resulting to the cancellation of tickets till now, Western Railway has ensured to return refund amount ofRs 299.10 crore. It's worth mentioning that in this refund amount, Mumbai division alone, has ensured refund of Rs 141.51 crore. Till now, 45.81 lakh passengers have cancelled their tickets over entire Western Railway & have received their refund amount accordingly.

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