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12 Jaipur trains return to tracks as pandemic threat charts a downward trajectory!

A total of 17 trains will resume services in Rajasthan, easing travel for many. Check out the train schedule here:

Amid the downward dip of the COVID graph in Rajasthan, the North Western Railways has decided to unlock the operations of 17 trains here, bolstering commute services that were otherwise limited till May 2021. Of these, about 12 trains will run from the state capital Jaipur, easing travel for many. With the revival of this fleet, around 60% of trains will ply from the desert state, read reports. By June 15, more trains will be added to the operational convoy.


Passenger load is gradually increasing in trains

The reservation activity in North-Western Railways has picked up, which suggests an increasing passenger load in the services. Earlier in Jaipur, about 100 reservations were made in both the shifts, daily and now, this number has witnessed a 5-fold rise, accounting for over 500 bookings per day. If this trend continues, the rails will run at full capacity. Reservation waiting might also become common in the coming days.

The Railway Chief Spokesperson informed about the following train schedules, that are getting back on track. Check out the train schedule here:

  • Train no. 09807 Kota to Hisar Via Loharu Special has started to run from June 9. The return journey from Hisar to Kota via Loharu will be driven by Special Train no. 09808 from June 10
  • Train no.05269/05270 Muzaffarpur-Ahmedabad-Muzaffarpur Weekly Festival Special will run from Muzaffarpur from June 10 to June 24, every Thursday. The return journey will commence from Ahmedabad, every Saturday, from June 12 to June 26
  • Train no. 04709/04710 Bikaner-Puri-Bikaner Weekly Superfast Special will run every Sunday, from June 13. The return journey from Puri will be flagged off every Wednesday, from June 16
  • Train no. 02923/02924 Ajmer-AgraFort-Ajmer Superfast Weekly Special will run from Ajmer to Agra from June 12, every Saturday, Sunday
  • Train no. 02981/02982 Kota-Sriganganagar-Kota will run from June 11. The return journey from Srinagar will begin on June 13
  • Train no. 02998 Sri Ganganagar-Jhalawar Special will operate from June 12
  • Train no. 02997 Jhalawar -Sriganganagar Special will operate from June 13
  • Train no. 09813 Kota to Hisar Via Churu Special will run from June 10. Likewise, the return travel will be commissioned by Train no. 09814 Hisar to Kota via Churu Special from June 11.
  • Train no. 04021 Delhi Sarai Rohilla to Jaipur Loharu Special will get back on tracks from June 15. Parallelly, train no. 04022 Jaipur-Delhi Sarai Rohilla Via Loharu Special will be operated from June 16 till further orders

Sea Tourism is all set to sail in Mumbai with a host of new projects in the pipeline

Mumbai to get the world's longest sea ropeway & an int'l cruise terminal, among other amenities soon!

In a bid to foster multimodal connectivity across the city, the Mumbai Port Trust has tabled a bunch of projects to ensure bolstered infrastructure growth here. Proposed under the banner of the Gati Shakti Scheme, these plans aim to link two key features of the agenda, i.e cargo and sea tourism and build new amenities for the same. Reportedly, the installation of an Internation Cruise Terminal, a waterfront, a ro-pax terminal and the world's longest sea ropeway, among other provisions, are included within its scope.
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Mumbai's iconic Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus gets an all-new  'Restaurant on Wheels'

The fine-diner has been set up using a discarded rail coach.

Mounted on the rails leading to the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) in Mumbai, an all-new 'Restaurant on Wheels' is here to win hearts and bellies of passengers and locals alike. Launched by the Central Railway, the exquisite fine-diner is a revamped discarded rail coach that promises to offer a unique experience to its patrons. As per railway officials, the Restaurant on Wheels aims to become a popular landmark eatery in South Mumbai, with its one-of-a-kind 'rail themed' setting and ambiance.

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Vintage Machine's 'Inferno Episode 1' is going live in Lucknow this Friday!

Backed by the Rude Box Entertainment, this lit event is bringing you the coolest DJ line up

A buzzing Friday night is on the cards for you all partyholics in town as Inferno Episode 1 is going live at the Vintage Machine in Lucknow on October 22. Backed by the Rude Box Entertainment, this lit event is bringing you the coolest DJ line up and trust us, it's all you need to let down your hair and welcome the weekend! Get ready to groove and have fun, for a chance like this might not knock on your door any time soon again!

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Mumbai's Sion Flyover to remain shut on weekends till January 9, 2022 due to repair work

Check out the alternate routes chalked out by the Mumbai Traffic Police here.

The Mumbai Traffic Police on Friday announced that the Sion flyover will remain closed every weekend, for the next three months, due to the repair work undertaken by the Maharashtra State Roads Development Corporation (MSRDC). The vehicle shutdown here will be clocked from 10 PM on Saturday to 6 AM on Monday, till January 9, 2022. Several route diversions have been put in place by the city traffic police department to allow an unhindered automobile movement during the closure, added reports. Check all alternate track here:

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Amusement parks in Maharashtra to open for visitors from Oct 22nd

Here's a detailed report of all services that have been unlocked in the state so far

After allowing cinema halls and theatres to restart services, the govt has now permitted dry amusement parks in Maharashtra to reopen, Friday onwards. The administration on Monday decided to reopen all dry amusement parks in the state from October 22 after a detailed discussion with the state COVID Task Force and Children's Task Force. Additionally, shops and restaurants have also been granted longer working hours now. Read on to know more about the orders.

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As per new orders by Kanpur Municipal Corporation, citizens will now have to inform the authorities before bringing home a pet. Those failing to do so will have to pay a hefty fine of ₹1200, irrespective of breed and size. The Municipal Corporation is also planning to bring pet clinics under the purview of the license.

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Newly launched e-buses to connect Lucknow to nearby rural areas from October 25

The fares for the e-buses will range from ₹5 for 3 km to ₹37 for more than 25 km

The newly launched electric buses in the city will ply on a new route, connecting Lucknow to the rural areas around, starting October 25. This will be the first time that such a service will be deployed in these areas, wherein commuters will be able to travel to and from the city, in the comfort of new state-of-the-art e-buses. The trials for the same are currently underway.

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