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Posted On: 14 NOV 2021 4:58 PM by PIB Delhi: As part of Railways’ efforts to normalize passenger services and revert back in a phased manner to the pre-covid levels of service, the Railways Passenger Reservation System ( PRS) will be shut down for 6:00 hours during the lean business hours of the night for next 7 days. This is to enable upgradation of system data and updating of new train numbers etc. Since huge amount of past (old train numbers) and current passenger booking data are to be updated in all Mail/ Express trains, this is being planned in a series of carefully calibrated steps and implemented during night hours in order to minimize impact on ticketing services. The activity will be performed starting from the intervening night of 14 and 15-Nov to the night of 20 and 21-Nov starting at 23:30 hrs and ending at 0530 hrs.During these 6 hours (from 23:30 to 05:30 hrs ) period, no PRS Services (ticket Reservation, current booking, cancellation, enquiry services etc) will be available. During the period railway personnel will ensure the advance charting for the trains to start during the affected timings. Except for the PRS services, all other enquiry services including 139 services will continue uninterrupted...
Posted On: 02 NOV 2021 12:04 PM by PIB Delhi. Now, tourists visiting "Statue of Unity" can experience the rich cultural history of Gujarat at Kevadiya station itself. Adding one more tourist attraction near "Statue of Unity", Vadodara Division, Western Railway has awarded first of its kind contract in Indian Railways for development of Art Gallery with Souvenir shop at Kevadiya Railway station under PPP initiative.Drawing on the benefits of PPP model, the Art Gallery will showcase different Art & Craft forms of Gujarat and India and will be developed and operated by private party with earnings to Railways of 24.7 lacs and potential revenue of 2.83cr. This concept will not only enrich the experience of people visiting Kevadiya, but on social front, this unique concept will also provide employment to the local tribal people of Narmada district by giving them an opportunity to promote their tribal art. Salient features are as indicated in video clip:https://youtu.be/iPFIz_wA8hg......
Posted On: 31 OCT 2021 7:39 PM by PIB Delhi. National Rail Museum today organized an exhibition on the occasion of National Unity Day-the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, in which photos relating to prominent events of the life of Sardar Patel were exhibited. The exhibition will continue upto 14th November. The exhibition was inaugurated by Secretary Railway Board, Mr. R.N. Singh. The Director of National Rail Museum, Mr. Ashish Gundal welcomed Mr. Singh with bouquet of flowers. Mr. R.N. Singh offered floral tributes at the replica statute of unity, placed over there. Mr. Singh saw the photos of Sardar Patel presented in the exhibition, relating to his childhood, student life, movement against the increase in tax on farmers in Kheda District, Bardoli Farmers Movement, Election to Ahmedabad Municipality and Chairmanship of Sanitation Committee, meeting with Mahatma Gandhi and his contribution in the freedom movement and his role in unification of more than 500 hundred princely states into India. He appreciated the efforts of National Rail Museum in organizing the exhibition.....
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