Extension of 11039/11040 (KOP-G) MAHARASHTRA Exp by merging the services of 01753/01754 (ITR-REWA) Exp

Extension of 11039/11040 (KOP-G) MAHARASHTRA Exp by merging the services of 01753/01754 (ITR-REWA) Exp




  • Posted On: 27-07-2021 01:46:59 PM

Extension of 11039/11040 (KOP-G) MAHARASHTRA Exp by merging the services of 01753/01754 (ITR-REWA) Exp. Spl (Revised)

It is proposed to extend 11039/11040 (KOP-G) MAHARASHTRA Exp (Daily) by merging the services of 01753/01754 (ITR-REWA) Exp. (Three days in a week) to Rewa and Maharashtra Express will run as single service between KOP & REWA

 

At present the train 11039/11040 (KOP – G) Maharashtra Exp. (Daily) is running with four rakes of Central Railway. It has primary maintenance at Kolhapur and the train 01753/01754 REWA – ITR – REWA Exp. (Three days a week) (Spl.) is running with one rake of WC Rly. Board have approved running of daily services   that requires two rakes having primary maintenance at REWA.

 

The extension of 11039/11040 (KOP - G – KOP) Maharashtra Exp. by merging the services of 01753/01754 REWA – ITR Exp. Spl. will have daily service between REWA & Kolhapur via Nagpur.

 

Tentative timings of trains

 

01753

11039

Station

01754

11040

Existing

Proposed

 

Existing

Proposed

Arr.

Dep.

Arr.

Dep.

 

Arr.

Dep.

Arr.

Dep.

 

 

----

14.45

KOP

 

 

12.25

----

 

 

22.10

22.35

PUNE

 

 

04.00

04.25

 

 

15.35

15.40

NGP

 

 

10.40

10.50

 

18.30

15.54

15.56

ITR

07.25

 

10.05

10.07

21.05

21.15

18.00

18.15

G

05.27

05.37

08.00

08.15

04.00

04.10

23.55

00.10

JBP

21.30

21.40

23.55

00.05

08.20

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04.25

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REWA

----

17.20

----

20.00

 

 

1816.93

Total Km.

 

 

1816.93

 

 

38.35

RT

 

 

38.35

 

 

47.37

Speed

 

 

47.37

 

Advantages:-

A)     for Central Railway:

Lie-over & maintenance at KOP shall be eliminated.

Maharashtra Express can be augmented from 18 coaches to 22 coaches.

 

B)     for South East Central Railway:

Lie-over of 12 hours each at Gondia (11039/11040) & at Itwari (01753/01754) shall be eliminated

 

C)     for West Central Railway:

Direct connectivity of Rewa-Gondia area to many stations including Nagpur & Pune.

 

D)     for Indian railway

Two rakes costing 100 Cr. will be saved.

One Locomotive costing 20 Cr. will be saved.

 

Requirements:-

1)      Four LHB rakes to WCR .

2)      WAP7 HOG loco shall be provided by WCR.

3)      Primary maintenance shall be done at Rewa as  is done for 01753/01754 so that it can run upto KOP on RBPC.

4)      70% Quota to be defined between REWA – NGP & NGP - KOP to protect the interest of existing passengers.