Though South Central Railway (SCR) has sent detailed estimates to Railway Board for converting Akola-Khandwa (176km) narrow gauge line into broad gauge through Melghat Tiger Reserve
The possession of railway land near Bhoiguda in Secunderabad, which was encroached around 70 years ago, has been given to South Central Railway after a prolonged legal battle. The market value of the land is around ₹50 crore.
Now the disabled can heave a sigh of relief at railway stations if the project to be taken up by South Central Railway (SCR) for construction of specially-designed toilets that cater to their needs at all important stations in six divisions becomes a reality.
South Central Railway (SCR) touched another landmark in terms of punctuality of Mail / Express Trains on its network, which attained 90 %, the best recorded during the entire year.
The South Central Railway (SCR) has cancelled some trains and partially cancelled other trains from June 17 to July 16 due to various works undertaken in the Solapur division.
In a bid to prevent accidents, the Hyderabad division of South Central Railway (SCR) has done away with all unmanned level crossings on various routes. Railway officials said that the construction of a road-underbridge was completed at the last unmanned level crossing gate on May 25.
Continuous Scrutiny & Inspections pays-off: SCR achieve Zero Accident status at Level Crossings in last 3 years
An intensified effort to ensure safety on the tracks has seen the South Central Railway achieving a unique distinction, that of being a zone where not a single collision or accident has been reported at level-crossings over the last three years.
The chairman of the Indian railway board, New Delhi, Ashwani Lohani hauled up South Central Railway for the need to improve safety at level-crossing gates.
South Central Railway, one of the foremost Zones in terms of punctuality performance on Indian Railways, has seen an upswing on this front in the last four years.
To clear extra rush of the passengers, the South Central Railway (SCR) has resolved to run 24 special trains to Delhi during the summer vacation in the months of May, June and July.