Feb 26, 2013

Railway Budget 2013 Kerala Highlights in Focus

These are some of  the updates in Railway Budget 2013-14 for Kerala . It is disappointing.

New Express trains

Visakhapatnam – Kollam Express (Weekly)

Extension of Trains
12507/12508 Guwahati-Ernakulam Express to
66611/66612 Ernakulam-Thrisur MEMU to Palakkad
66304/66305 Kollam-Nagarcoil MEMU to Kanniyakumari

Increase in frequency
12217/12218 Kochuveli – Chandigarh Express 1 to 2 days

Passenger Trains
Shoranur – Kozhikode Passenger (Daily)
Thrisur-Guruvayur Passenger (Daily)

Sections proposed to be doubled in 2013-14
Piravom Road-Kuruppantara

There is proposal to increase in supplementary charge for superfast trains, reservation fee, clerkage
charge, cancellation charge and tatkal charge

Mandatory carrying of ID cards by passengers with reserved tickets;
1800 111 321 TollFree for railway catering services monitoring cell

Source : Speech of Sh. Pawan Kumar Bansal introducing the Railway Budget, 2013-14 on 26th February 2013

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