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Indian Railway is conducting train block for various reasons including rail maintenance, over bridge maintenance, platform renovation, doubling works etc. Even though we are updating the train cancellation details daily in some other pages, for more conveniences of readers we decided to mention the full details of the block with mentioning of station name , date, name of the zone which announced the block etc. However Railway is causing inconvenience to the passengers, they are eager to restore the cancelled the trains. Also Read:- Train Restoration details 2016 

Here we are uploading daily blocks by various zones of Indian Railway under one page.

New : Sunday Mega Block Details : 14.02.2016


Update on 12.02.2016 at 04.30 pm

SPECIAL BLOCK AT KARJAT STATION: 14.02.2016


Central Railway announced special traffic and Power block for launching of girders by road crane at Karjat Station (CST end) on 14.2.2016 from 11.20 hrs to 15.20 hrs on UP and DN lines between Palsdhari and Bhivpuri including Middle line. Following are the details of the special block.

CANCELLATION OF TRAINS ON 14.02.2016

Suburban Trains 

  • Karjat local Leaving CST at 13.40 hrs
  • Khopoli local leaving Karjat at 12.05 hrs
  • Khopoli local leaving Karjat at 13.15 hrs
  • Khopoli local leaving Karjat at 15.27 hrs
  • CST local leaving Khopoli at 13.50 hrs
  • Karjat local leaving Khopoli at 11.30 hrs
  • Karjat local leaving Khopoli at 12.40 hrs
  • Karjat local leaving Khopoli at 14.50 hrs

Passenger Trains 

  • Train No.51318 Pune – Karjat Passenger
  • Train No.51317 Karjat – Pune Passenger


PARTIAL CANCELLATION OF TRAINS ON 14.2.2016

Suburban Trains

  • Karjat local leaving CST at 09.37 hrs will run up to Bhivpuri Road.
  • Karjat local leaving Kalyan at 11.17 hrs will run upto Bhivpuri Road.
  • Karjat local leaving CST at 10.37 hrs will run upto Bhivpuri Road.
  • Karjat local leaving CST at 11.15 hrs will run upto Bhivpuri Road.
  • Karjat local leaving Thane at 12.11 hrs will run upto Bhivpuri Road.
  • Khopoli local leaving CST at 12.22 hrs will run upto Badlapur.
  • Karjat local leaving CST at 13.15 hrs will run upto Bhivpuri Road.
  • CST local leaving Karjat at 11.19 hrs will run Ex Bhivpuri Road.
  • CST local leaving Karjat at 12.01 hrs will run Ex Bhivpuri Road.
  • Thane local leaving Karjat at 12.21 hrs will run Ex Bhivpuri Road.
  • CST local leaving Karjat at 13.00 hrs will run Ex Bhivpuri Road.
  • Thane local leaving Karjat at 13.27 hrs will run Ex Badlapur.
  • CST local leaving Karjat at 13.57 hrs will run Ex Bhivpuri Road.
  • CST local leaving Karjat at 15.19 hrs will run Ex Bhivpuri Road.

REGULATION/RESCHEDULING OF TRAINS ON  14.02.2016

Up Mail / Express Trains 

  • Train No.11042 Chennai – CST Mumbai Express regulated short of Lonavala and will arrive CST at 17.00 hrs (Sch. Arrival 13.45 hrs)
  • Train No.11014 Coimbatore – LTT Express will be regulated short of Lonavala and will arrive LTT at 17.00 hrs (Sch. Arrival 14.30 hrs.)
  • Train No.11026 Pune – Bhusaval Passenger will be rescheduled to leave Pune at 14.00 hrs (Sch. Dep. 11.45 hrs.)

Dn Mail/Express Trains 

  • Train No. 17222 LTT - Kakinada Port Express will be regulated at Neral from 13.33 hrs to 15.00 hrs.
  • Train No. 16339 CST Mumbai – Nagercoil Express will be regulated at Vangani from 13.41 hrs to 15.00 hrs.
  • Train No. 17031 CST Mumbai – Hyderabad Express will be regulated at Badlapur from 14.01 hrs to 15.00 hrs.
  • Train No. 11027 CST Mumbai – Chennai Mail is rescheduled to leave CST Mumbai at 00.30 hrs next day (Sch. Dep. 23.45 hrs) i.e. 15.2.2016
  • Train No. 11013 LTT- Coimbatore Express is rescheduled to leave LTT at 00.45 hrs next day (Sch. Dep. 22.35 hrs) i.e. 15.2.2016



Update on 04.02.2016 at 2.00 am


42 Days Special Block on Varanasi

Northern Railways announced that will face major train traffic block from 05.02.2016 to 42 days. This is because of replacement work of broken washable apron of Platform no. 9 at Varanasi stationBecause of this issue following trains will remain cancelled or partially cancelled as per the following schedule: 

CANCELLATION OF PASSENGER TRAINS

  • Train No. 54261 Mughalsarai - Jaunpur
  • Train No. 54262 Jaunpur - Varanasi
  • Train No. 54267 / 54268 Mughalsarai – Varanasi – Mughalsarai
  • Train No. 54263 / 54266 Varanasi –Sultanpur- Varanasi
  • Train No. 54270 Varanasi – Mughalsarai 


SHORT TERMINATION OF TRAINS

  • Train No. 54256 / 54255 Lucknow- Varanasi- Lucknow passenger train will be short-terminated originate from Pratapgarh during the traffic block days.

These passenger trains shall remain cancelled during the traffic block period.

Daily train block details 2016
Daily train block details

Update on 19.01.2016 at 6.25 pm

TWENTY THREE DAYS LINE BLOCK : CHENNAI CENTRAL  

Chennai Central - Gudur : Change in Suburban Train Service by Southern Railway


There will be 23 days Line Block between Chennai Central and Gudur Section in the pattern of suburban train service due to Line Block to facilitate engineering works. The dates are the following

  • January 2016 : 21st, 23rd, 25th, 28th and 30th. 
  • February 2016 : 02nd, 04th, 06th, 09th, 11th, 13th, 16th, 18th, 20th, 23rd, 25th and 27th. 
  • March 2016 : 01st, 03rd, 05th, 08th, 10th and 12th.
Partially Cancelled
The following suburban trains will be partially cancelled

  • Train No.42601 Chennai Beach – Gummidipundi EMU local, scheduled to leave Chennai Beach at 09.40 hrs will be partially cancelled between Ennore – Gummidipundi.It will be turned back from Ennore to MMC as passenger special.
  • Train No.42015 MMC – Gummidipundi EMU local, scheduled to leave MMC at 10.25 hrs will be partially cancelled between Ennore – Gummidipundi. It will be turned back from Ennore to MMC as passenger special.
  • Train No.42017 MMC – Gummidipundi EMU local, scheduled to leave MMC at 11.35 hrs will be partially cancelled between Ennore – Gummidipundi. It will be turned back from Ennore to MMC as passenger special.
  • Train No.42019 MMC – Gummidipundi EMU local, scheduled to leave MMC at 12.10 hrs will be partially cancelled between Ennore – Gummidipundi. It will be turned back from Ennore to MMC as passenger special.
  • Train No.42413 MMC – Sulurpeta EMU local, scheduled to leave MMC at 12.40 hrs will be partially cancelled between Ennore – Sulurpeta. It will be turned back from Ennore to MMC as passenger special.
  • Train No.42021 MMC – Gummidipundi EMU local, scheduled to leave MMC at 13.15 hrs will be partially cancelled between Ennore – Gummidipundi. It will be turned back from Ennore to MMC as passenger special.
  • Train No.42406 Sulurpeta – MMC EMU local, scheduled to leave Sulurpeta at 10.00 hrs will be partially cancelled between Minjur – MMC. It will be turned back from Minjur to Sulurpeta as passenger special.
  • Train No.42020 Gummidipundi – MMC EMU local, scheduled to leave Gummidipundi at 10.50 hrs will be partially cancelled between Minjur – MMC. It will be turned back from Minjur to Gummidipundi as passenger special.
  • Train No.42022 Gummidipundi – MMC EMU local, scheduled to leave Gummidipundi at 11.20 hrs will be partially cancelled between Minjur – MMC. It will be turned back from Minjur to Gummidipundi as passenger special.
  • Train No.42408 Sulurpeta – MMC EMU local, scheduled to leave Sulurpeta at 11.10 hrs will be partially cancelled between Minjur – MMC. It will be turned back from Minjur to Gummidipundi as passenger special.
  • Train No.42024 Gummidipundi – MMC EMU local, scheduled to leave Gummidipundi at 13.00 hrs will be partially cancelled between Minjur – MMC. It will be turned back from Minjur to Sulurpeta as passenger special.
  • Train No.42026 Gummidipundi – MMC EMU local, scheduled to leave Gummidipundi at 13.35 hrs will be partially cancelled between Minjur – MMC. It will be turned back from Minjur to Gummidipundi as passenger special.
  • Train No.66026 Sulurpeta – MMC EMU local, scheduled to leave Sulurpeta at 12.00 hrs will be partially cancelled between Ponneri – MMC. It will be turned back from Ponneri to Sulurpeta as passenger special.

Fully Cancelled

The following suburban train will be fully cancelled


  • Train No.42030 Gummidipundi – MMC EMU local, scheduled to leave Gummidipundi at 15.15 hrs will be fully cancelled.

Also Read:- Special Train Details 2016

IRCTC Ticket Booking Restrictions For Better User Experience

Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Cooperation ( IRCTC ) changing the online reservation rule in such a way that will give maximum user experience. As you know before 2 year once we book the Train ticket got several errors like IRCTC Service Unavailable Error , when we are login to the system on peak hours. Now these kind of errors or hang of system is not occurring on the IRCTC website because of advanced technology and good server. Railways keep on improving the system to make this success. There are several ways trying to improve this. You can book mark this page to get latest reservation technology wise changes.

Indian Rail Ticket Booking Restriction : Maximum 6 Tickets online reservation per user id only allowed
Max 6 Ticket per Month Only Allowed
Updated: 30 - 01 - 2016

Maximum 6 Tickets Online Per User ID Allowed in a Month: Rule Starting Date: 15 February, 2016

IRCTC added another level of filer to avoid fake persons tickets booking and selling on black market. As per new Rule maximum of 6 tickets can be booked online by an individual user in a month on IRCTC website. At present(upto 15 February,2016) the booking limit is 10 ticket in a month. The new checking applicable to both I-Tickets and E-Tickets too.

This rule is not applicable for Counter purchased Train Tickets

Also Read: 35 Sec WAITING Compulsory Waiting Time to Book IRCTC Ticket

Following are important points to notice for the same rule
  • General users are allowed only 2 tickets per user-ID in a day ( for Normal Ticket booking other than Tatkal ) from 08:00 AM to 10.00 AM.
  • General Users are allowed only 2 tickets per user-ID in a day (for Tatkal booking) from 10:00 hours to 12:00 hours.
  • Quick Book Option will not be available from 08:00 AM to 12:00 AM
  • All travel ticketing agents (YTSK, RTSA, IRCTC agents etc.) have been debarred from booking tickets during the first thirty minutes of opening of booking. That is from 08:00 AM to 08:30 AM for general bookings, and from 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM and 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM for Tatkal booking in AC and non-AC classes respectively.
  • Train Ticket Booking is not allowed through e-wallet and cash cards from 08:00 AM to 12:00 AM.
  • There is only one booking in one user login session except for return/onward journey between 08:00 AM to 12:00 AM.
After the implementation of this rule only 6 Tickets can book general users on IRCTC website. existing limit to book the train ticket is 10.

IRCTC introducing this feature for the online users because as per study shows only 90 percentage of the users using upto 6 tickets purchase per month. That means only 10 percentage of the users only purchasing more than 6 train tickets per month. These analysis bring railways direction to provide restriction on booking.

Updated: 06 - 04 - 12

8 AM TO 10 AM TICKET BOOKING RESTRICTION

Do you know we can book maximum 2 transaction between 8 am and 10 am per IP Address / User ID. This means we can book only 2 tickets per IP address, this will affect most of the users who try to book the Online Ticket from the Office, College etc. IRCTC introduced restriction of booking ticket from 8 am to 10 am, for avoiding extra rush of    ticket booking during the peak hours. Following screen shot shows the message appear when you try to Book IRCTC Ticket Online for the E-Ticket or I-Ticket

IRCTC Ticket Booking Restriction

What is your opinion this will resolve the peak time Ticket booking errors and waiting time for booking the ticket?

Complete List of Special Trains 2016

Indian Railways announcing various special trains to clear the extra rush of passengers during different festival or extra rush season. This page contains all the Indian railway zones special trains announcement details.
Complete List of Special Trains 2016 available on Indian Railways IRCTC
Special Trains 2016

Also read:- New trains details 2016

January 2016 Special Trains List

  1. Bandra Terminus - Jabalpur Weekly Super Fast Train 
  2. Chennai Central – Ernakulam Junction Suvidha super fast special train 
  3. Chennai Central - Hyderabad Special Train
  4. Chennai Egmore – Tiruchchirappalli (via Main Line) New
  5. Chennai Egmore - Howrah Super Fast Special Train New
  6. Dadar - Sawantwadi Special Train 
  7. Dharmavaram - Visakhapatnam Special Train
  8. Ernakulam Junction – Chennai Central Superfast special
  9. Ernakulam - Howrah Special Train  
  10. Howrah - Ernakulam Special Train  
  11. Hubli - Chennai Central ( via Guntakal, Renigunta ) Special Trains
  12. Hyderabad - Chennai Central Special Train
  13. Kacheguda – Guntur Double Decker Special Train
  14. Kakinada Town - Tirupati Special  Train
  15. Kakinada Town - Secunderabad Special  Train
  16. Lokamanya Tilak Terminus Mumbai - Kazipet - Lokamanya Tilak Terminus Mumbai Special 
  17. Lokmanya Tilak Terminus - Lucknow Weekly AC Specials 
  18. Lokmanya Tilak Terminus - Kazipet Weekly specials 
  19. MUMBAI CST - GORAKHPUR SPECIAL TRAIN
  20. Mumbai – Zarap Special Train  
  21. Nagpur - Pune AC Weekly Specials 
  22. Nagpur – Amritsar AC Weekly Superfast Specials 
  23. Pune - Kamakhya Weekly Super fast Special Trains
  24. Secunderabad - Kakinada Town - Secunderabad Special Train (Via Guntur, Vijayawada) (2 services) 
  25. Secunderabad - Kakinada Town Special Trains
  26. Secunderabad - Kakinada Town (via Kazipet)
  27. Secunderabad- Kakinada Town Special  Train (via Guntur, Miryalaguda)
  28. Secuderabad - Shalimar Special Trains New
  29. Saharanpur - Beas - Saharanpur Special Train
  30. Tirupati - Nagarsol Special Trains
  31. Secunderabad - Kakinada Town -Secunderabad Jansadharan Special Train
  32. Secunderabad - Tirupati Special Train
  33. Secunderabad - Visakhapatnam Special Trains
  34. Secunderabad - Warangal - Hyderabad Special Trains  New
  35. Sirpur Kagaznagar - Khammam - Sirpur Kagaznagar Special Trains  New
  36. Sirpur Kagaznagar - Kazipet- Sirpur Kagaznagar Special Trains  New
  37. Tirupati - Visakhapatnam Holiday Special
  38. Tirunelveli – Chennai Egmore Suvidha special train 
  39. Vijayawada – Visakhapatnam Special Train
  40. Visakhapatnam - Secunderabad Holiday Special
  41. Visakhapatnam - Tirupati Holiday Special
  42. Visakhapatnam - Vijayawada Special Train 
  43. Visakhapatnam – Dharmavaram Special Train
Haridwar Ardh Kumbh Mela 2016 Special Trains List New

Updated : February 12 , 2016 at 4.00 pm

Southern Railway announced following Special Trains today

SPECIAL TRAIN : CHENNAI CENTRAL - LTT 

Train No.06203 Chennai Central – LTT special train will leave Chennai Central at 15.15 hrs on 13.02.2016 and reach LTT at 16.20 hrs the next day.
Composition
Sleeper Class – 9 and General Second Class – 3 coaches
Halting
Arakkonam, Renigunta, Cuddapah, Yerraguntla, Gooty, Guntakal, Adoni, Mantralayam Road, Raichur, Yadgir, Wadi, Gulbarga, Solapur, Pune and Kalyan.
Reservation
Advance reservations for the above train are open

SPECIAL TRAINS FOR MAHAMAGAM FESTIVAL

The following special trains will be run to clear the extra rush of pilgrims attending the Mahamagam festival at Kumbakonam.


  • Special fare special trains between Nagercoil - Villupuram

Train No.06189 Nagercoil – Villupuram super fast special fare special train will leave Nagercoil at 17.00 hrs on 21.02.2016 and reach Villupuram at 04.15 hrs the next day.
Train No.06190 Villupuram – Nagercoil super fast special fare special train will leave Villupuram at 14.05 hrs on 22.02.2016 and reach Nagercoil at 04.15 hrs the next day.
Composition
AC 2-tier – 1, AC 3-tier – 2, Sleeper Class – 12, General Second Class – 3 and Luggage-cum-brake van – 2 coaches.
Halting
Valliyur, Tirunelveli, Kovilpatti, Sattur, Virudhunagar, Madurai, Dindigul, Tiruchchirappalli, Thanjavur, Kumbakonam, Mayiladuthurai, Chidambaram and Tiruppadiripuliyur.

  • Special fare special trains between Rameswarm - Villupuram

Train No.06191 Rameswaram – Villupuram special fare special train will leave Rameswaram at 23.00 hrs on 21.02.2016 and reach Villupuram at 09.45 hrs the next day.
Train No.06192 Villupuram – Rameswaram special fare special train will leave Villupuram at 12.30 hrs on 22.02.2016 and reach Rameswaram at 23.55 hrs the same day.
Composition
AC 3-tier – 2, Sleeper Class – 6, General Second Class – 6 and Luggage-cum-brake van – 2 coaches.
Halting
Mandapam, Uchipuli, Ramanathapuram, Paramakudi, Manamadurai, Sivaganga, Devakottai Road, Karaikkudi, Pudukottai, Tiruchchirappalli, Thanjavur, Kumbakonam, Mayiladuthurai, Chidambaram and Tiruppadiripuliyur.

  • Special fare special trains between Tiruchchirappalli – Chennai Egmore

Train No.06193 Tiruchchirappalli – Chennai Egmore super fast special fare special train will leave Tiruchchirappalli at 13.45 hrs on 20.02.2016 and reach Chennai Egmore at 21.00 hrs. the same day.
Train No.06194 Chennai Egmore – Tiruchchirappalli super fast special fare special train will leave Chennai Egmore at 11.10 hrs on 23.02.2016 and reach Tiruchchirappalli at 18.25 hrs. the same day.
Composition
AC 2-tier – 1, AC 3-tier – 3, Sleeper Class – 10 and Luggage-cum-brake van – 2 coaches.
Halting
Thanjavur, Kumbakonam, Mayiladuthurai, Chidambaram, Tiruppadiripuliyur, Villupuram, Chengalpattu and Tambaram and Mambalam.

  • Special fare special trains between Tiruchchirappalli – Chennai Egmore

Train No.06195 Tiruchchirappalli – Chennai Egmore super fast special fare special train will leave Tiruchchirappalli at 09.15 hrs on 21.02.2016 and reach Chennai Egmore at 16.15 hrs. the same day.
Train No.06196 Chennai Egmore – Tiruchchirappalli super fast special fare special train will leave Chennai Egmore at 20.20 hrs on 21.02.2016 and reach Tiruchchirappalli at 03.30 hrs. the next day.
Composition
AC 2-tier – 1, AC 3-tier – 3, Sleeper Class – 10 and Luggage-cum-brake van – 2 coaches.
Halting
Train No.06195 Tiruchchirappalli – Chennai Egmore super fast special fare special train will stop at Thanjavur, Kumbakonam, Mayiladuthurai, Chidambaram, Tiruppadiripuliyur, Villupuram, Tindivanam, Melmaruvathur, Chengalpattu, Tambaram and Mambalam.
Train No.06196 Chennai Egmore – Tiruchchirappalli super fast special fare special train will stop at Tambaram, Chengalpattu, Villupuram, Tiruppadiripuliyur, Chidambaram, Mayiladuthurai, Kumbakonam and Thanjavur.

  • Special fare special trains between Coimbatore – Mayiladuthurai

Train No.06199 Coimbatore – Mayiladuthurai special fare special train will leave Coimbatore at 19.45 hrs on 21.02.2016 and reach Mayiladuthurai at 02.40 hrs the next day.
Train No.06200 Mayiladuthurai – Coimbatore special fare special train will leave Mayiladuthurai at 22.00 hrs on 22.02.2016 and reach Coimbatore at 06.40 hrs the next day.
Composition
AC 3-tier – 1, Sleeper Class – 10, General Second Class – 7 and Luggage-cum-brake van – 2 coaches.
Halting
Coimbatore North, Tiruppur, Erode, Pugalur, Karur, Kulithalai, Tiruchchirappalli, Thanjavur and Kumbakonam.

  • Special fare special trains between Coimbatore – Mayiladuthurai

Train No.06201 Coimbatore – Mayiladuthurai special fare special train will leave Coimbatore at 07.10 hrs on 23.02.2016 and reach Mayiladuthurai at 13.40 hrs on the same day.
Train No.06202 Mayiladuthurai – Coimbatore special fare special train will leave Mayiladuthurai at 14.50 hrs on 23.02.2016 and reach Coimbatore at 21.15 hrs on the same day.
Composition
AC 3-tier – 1, Sleeper Class – 10, General Second Class – 7 and Luggage-cum-brake van – 2 coaches.
Halting
Irugur, Tiruppur, Erode, Karur, Tiruchchirappalli, Thanjavur and Kumbakonam.
Reservation
Advance reservations for the above trains are open

SPECIAL TRAIN : KOCHUVELI - COIMBATORE

Southern Railway announced following special trains


  • Special train from Kochuveli to Coimbatore

Train No.06198 Kochuveli – Coimbatore special train will leave Kochuveli at 22.00 hrs on 20.02.2016 and reach Coimbatore at 07.30 hrs the next day.
Composition
AC 3-tier – 1, Sleeper Class – 10, General Second Class – 7 and Luggage-cum-brake van – 2 coaches.
Halting
Kollam, Kayankulam, Chengannur, Tiruvalla, Kottayam, Ernakulam Town, Aluva, Thrissur, Ottapalam, Palakkad and Podanur.

  • Super fast special fare special train from Ernakulam to Howrah

Train No.02854 Ernakulam – Howrah super fast special fare special train will leave Ernakulam at 08.50 hrs on 16.02.2016 and 23.02.2016 and reach Howrah at 23.00 hrs the next day.
Composition
AC 2-tier – 1, AC 3-tier – 4, Sleeper Class – 12 and Luggage-cum-brake van – 2 coaches
Halting
Aluva, Thrissur, Palakkad, Coimbatore, Erode, Jolarpettai, Katpadi, Renigunta, Nellore, o­ngole, Vijayawada, Eluru, Rajahmundry, Visakhapatnam, Brahmapur, Khurda Road, Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Bhadrak and Kharagpur.
Reservation
Advance reservations for the above trains are open


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