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South Central Railway got as many as 85 new trains during last 03 years
A staggering number of 85 new trains, of which 54 originating and 32 passing through trains were introduced on South Cental Railway during last three years. While releasing the new Southern Zone Time Table-September 2014 issue, South Cental Railway's General Manager PK Srivastava said this.

He said that 26 more new trains-12 originating and 14 passing through trains- have been allotted to South Central Railway in the Rail Budgets for the financial year 2014-15.

The Southern Zone Time Table-2014, which is got designed and printed by South Central Railway, will come into effect from 1stSeptember, 2014. This time table provides detailed timings on all the train services run on South Central Railway, Southern Railway, South Western Railway and Konkan Railway and also contains useful information on a host of other issues related to Rail services.

SCR has already started operation of new trains with the flagging off of 3 new trains- Viz., Tr. No. 22118/22117 Kacheguda-Guntur-Kacheguda Air-conditioned Double Decker Bi-weekly Express; Tr. No. 22120 / 22119 Kacheguda-Tirupati-Kacheguda Air-Conditioned Double Decker Bi-weekly Express and Tr. No. 16353 / 16354 Kacheguda-Nagercoil-Kacheguda Weekly Express. The remaining trains will be introduced in a phased manner during the current Financial Year.

Apart from new train services, this time table features the increase in frequency of 3 originating express trains, diversion of 3 trains over SCR. 7 Trains have been speeded up by reducing their travel time ranging from 10 minutes to 35 minutes.

Change of terminal effected for 7 passenger trains. There will be change in timings for 58 trains at various stations. (All the details are attached herewith).

Srivastava also released the "MMTS-Cum-Local Trains Pocket Time Table-September 2014" issue and "Three Jewels" a Station Guide Booklet for the benefit of travelling public in twin cities.The "MMTS-Cum-Local Trains Pocket Time Table-September 2014" issue is brought out as an attractive multi-colour booklet of pocket size, which can be carried along conveniently by the MMTS passengers. This time table serves as a ready reference/travel.

This time table contains schedules of MMTS / local train services and other useful information such as system map, fare tables, list of colonies near to each MMTS station, tips for safe journey and public awareness campaign material etc.

This valuable issue is priced at a nominal Rs.5/-only. The General Manager, SCR expressed hope that these new time tables will meet the requirement of the public in getting comprehensive information on the schedules and other requisite data related to Rail services.

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