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SCR reviews preparedness for “Michaung” Cyclone, issues advisory for passengers

Hyderabad: South Central Railway (SCR) Additional General Manager R. Dhananjayulu held a review meeting with Vijayawada, Guntur and Guntakal Divisions along with Principal Heads of the Department in view of the impending “Michaung” cyclone. The Additional General Manager reviewed the various steps being taken by the Railways to tackle the cyclone. He reviewed the position of […]

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SCR records a significant increase in general and sleeper class passengers

Hyderabad: The South Central Railway has witnessed significant growth in the passenger segment and has recorded an impressive increase in the number of general and sleeper class passengers during the current financial year i.e., 2023-24 up to October. From April to October 2023 the zone has provided transport facility to a total of 15.75 crore passengers.  […]

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New “Rail Coach Restaurant” opened at Necklace Road Railway station

Hyderabad: Taking yet another step forward in providing a unique experience to rail passengers, South Central Railway has replicated one of its novel initiatives to another important railway station in the twin cities of Hyderabad / Secunderabad. As part of it, the Secunderabad Division of SCR has started a “Rail Coach Restaurant” on the premises of […]

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Lingampalli Station gets new RPF Post

Hyderabad: South Central Railway General Manager (In-Charge) Arun Kumar Jain inaugurated the newly constructed Railway Protection Force Post at Lingampalli Railway station of Secunderabad Division here on Monday. SCR Principal Chief Security Commissioner G.M Eswara Rao and other senior officials from the Headquarters and Division were also present on the occasion. Lingampalli Railway station is one […]

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SCR extends Free High-speed Wi-Fi Facility to 588 Stations

Hyderabad: Indian Railways has been at the forefront of implementing Digital Initiatives realizing the dream of Digital India and information technology-oriented passenger applications/amenities. One such initiative has been the provision of free High-speed Wi-Fi to rail users at the Railway stations.  The South Central Railway, in this direction, has extended this facility to all Railway stations […]

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South Central Railway to introduce “Bharat Gaurav” Trains

Hyderabad: As per the directions given by the Ministry of Railways, South Central Railway is ready to introduce theme-based tourist circuit trains namely “Bharat Gaurav” Trains, which will be operated by private players.  These trains are introduced with a view to showcasing India’s rich cultural heritage, magnificent historical places and important pilgrimage destinations to the people […]

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SCR converts 486 coaches as Isolation Coaches

Hyderabad: The South Central Railway has converted 486 coaches as Isolation Coaches fulfilling the target given by the Railway Board to supplement the national efforts to Combat COVID-19. The Indian Railways has in the fore front of making all out effort with multi-pronged strategies to contain the spread of the virus. As part of this. […]

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SCR takes initiatives to prevent spread of CoronaVirus

Hyderabad: The South Central Railway has initiated several preventive steps to safe guard the passengers and employees from Coronavirus in railway premises, stations and trains. A separate isolation ward for treating suspected Corona virus cases have been planned at Zonal Railway Hospital and all 6 Divisional Hospitals. Information Education and Communication (IEC) material regarding Corona […]

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SCR Introduces QR code for quick booking of general tickets

Hyderabad: UTS on mobile APP, introduced for purchasing paperless unreserved tickets, got immense popularization and is steadily increasing day by day, right from the date of introduction. UTS on Mobile App is one of the major digital avenues implemented by the Zone in taking forward the digitization of Railway services for the convenience of passengers. […]

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Piyush Goyal lays foundation for developmental works in SCR

Hyderabad: Union Minister for Railways Piyush Goyal on Tuesday laid the foundation stone for the development of Satellite Terminal at Cherlapall,i Railway Station and Electricificatino of Yerraguntla – Nandyal section (via Remote video link). He also dedicated double line with electrification of Guntakal – Kalluru section (via Remote Video Link) and Free High-Speed Wi-Fi facility […]