South Central Railways

  • Cyclone Phailin aftermath: Train services partially resume on Howrah-Vizag section 14-10-2013 05:26 PM

    Trains services were partially restored on Howrah-Visakhapatnam section on Monday with the railway authorities restoring tracks damaged due to cyclone Phailin, which crossed Odisha-Andhra Pradesh coast on Saturday night. The railways repaired the damaged tracks and the signalling system in north coastal Andhra and coastal Odisha, paving the way for...
  • Cyclone 'Phailin': SCR sets up emergency control rooms 12-10-2013 10:04 PM

    The South Central Railway (SCR) has activated emergency control rooms at its headquarters in Vijayawada, besides patrolling of railway tracks, among other measures, to deal with the situation arising out of the cyclonic storm 'Phailin'. The emergency cells are being manned 24X7 by senior officials from various departments to closely...
  • South Central Railway to provide bio-toilets on trains 18-05-2013 06:00 AM

    Hyderabad: The South Central Railway (SCR) plans to procure 200 more eco-friendly bio-toilets to provide the facility on more trains in the next few months. The decision was taken after successful trial of 48 bio-toilets fitted to the 17 coaches being run on Hyderabad-Mumbai Hussain Sagar Express and Kacheguda-Bangalore Express....
  • AP: Cyclonic rains cause flooding, 12 trains cancelled 04-11-2012 03:35 PM

    Hyderabad: The death toll in rain-related incidents in Andhra Pradesh rose to 17 on Sunday as heavy rains continued to lash several regions under the influence of cyclone 'Nilam', throwing normal life out of gear. Coastal districts bore the brunt of nature's fury with low-lying areas of East and West...
  • South Central Railway ahead in Hindi promotion 13-12-2011 10:51 AM

    Hyderabad: The South Central Railway (SCR) is ahead of other zones in implementation of Hindi, SCR general manager GN Asthana has said. Participating in the 134th Zonal Official Language Implementation Committee (ZOLIC) Meeting at Rail Nilayam, Secunderabad on Monday, he said use of Hindi could be spread through cultural activities...
  • Telangana: 128 trains canceled during Oct 15-17 14-10-2011 01:47 AM

    Hyderabad: In view of the rail-roko call given by Telangana Joint Action Committee in Telangana region, the South Central Railway (SCR) on Thursday announced cancellation of as many as 124 passenger trains for the three-day period. It also announced partial cancellation, diversion and rescheduling of other trains, including local trains....