WESTERN RAILWAY TO RUN 156 TRIPS OF 12 MORE FESTIVAL SPECIAL TRAINS TO VARIOUS DESTINATIONS DURING DUSSEHRA & DIWALI

WESTERN RAILWAY TO RUN 156 TRIPS OF 12 MORE FESTIVAL SPECIAL TRAINS TO VARIOUS DESTINATIONS DURING DUSSEHRA & DIWALI

To clear the rush during the forthcoming Dussehra & Diwali festivals, and to ensure better convenience to the passengers, Western Railway has planned 156 services of 12 more pairs of festival special trains.

According to a press release issued by Shri Sumit Thakur – Chief Public Relations Officer of Western Railway, the 12 pairs of festival special trains will be running to various destinations for the benefit of passengers. Out of these 12 pairs of special trains, five pairs of trains will run from Bandra Terminus, Two pairs from Indore, Two pairs from Udhna, and o­ne pair each from Okha, Porbandar, and Gandhidham stations. All the trains will run as Special trains o­n Special fare. Details of the trains are as under:-

1) Train No 09271/09272 Bandra Terminus – Patna Superfast Festival Special (Weekly) {12 trips}

 Train No. 09271 Bandra (T) – Patna Special train will depart from Bandra (T) at 16.35 hrs every Monday and will reach Patna at 02.05 hrs o­n Wednesday. This train will run from 26th Oct to 30th Nov 2020. Similarly, Train No. 09272 Patna – Bandra (T) Special train will depart from Patna at 23.10 hrs every Wednesday and will arrive Bandra (T) at 07.35 hrs o­n Friday. This train will run from 28th Oct to 2nd Dec 2020.  Enroute, this train will halt at Borivali, Vapi, Valsad, Bhestan, Nandurbar, Bhusaval Jn, Itarsi Jn, Narsinghpur, Jabalpur, Katni, Satna, Prayagraj Chheoki, and Pt. Deendayal Upadhyaya Jn stations in both directions. The train comprises of AC 2-Tier, AC 3-Tier, Sleeper Class, and second class seating coaches. 

2) Train No 02913/02914 Bandra Terminus – Saharsa Jn Humsafar Festival Special (Weekly) {12 trips}

Train No. 02913 Bandra (T) – Saharsa Jn Special train will depart from Bandra (T) at 12.55 hrs every Sunday and will reach Saharsa Jn at 03.55 hrs o­n Tuesday. This train will run from 25th Oct to 29th Nov 2020. Similarly, Train No. 02914 Saharsa Jn – Bandra (T) Special train will depart from Saharsa Jn at 16.45 hrs every Tuesday and will arrive Bandra (T) at 07.35 hrs o­n Thursday. This train will run from 27thOctto 1st Dec 2020.  Enroute, this train will halt at Vapi, Valsad, Bhestan, Nandurbar, Bhusaval Jn, Itarsi Jn, Jabalpur, Katni, Satna, Prayagraj Chheoki, Pt. Deendayal Upadhyaya Jn, Patna, Begu Sarai, and Khagaria Jn stations in both directions. The train comprises of AC 3-Tier, Sleeper Class and Pantry Car coaches. 

3) Train No 02929/02930 Bandra Terminus – Jaisalmer Superfast Festival Special (Weekly){12 trips}

Train No 02929 Bandra Terminus – Jaisalmer special will depart Bandra (T)every Friday at 14.35 hrs, & will reach Jaisalmer at 12.40 hrs the next day. This train will run from 23rd Oct to 27th Nov 2020. Similarly, Train No 02930 Jaisalmer – Bandra (T) special will leave Jaisalmer every Saturday at 19.20 hrs & will arrive Bandra (T) at 17.30 hrs the next day. This train will run from 24th Oct to 28th Nov 2020. Enroute this train will halt at Borivali, Vapi, Valsad, Surat, Bharuch, Vadodara, Anand, Nadiad, Ahmedabad, Sabarmati BG, Mahesana Jn, Unjha, Palanpur Jn, Abu Rd, Jawai Bandh, Falna, Rani, Marwar Jn, Pali Marwar, Jodhpur Jn, Osiyan, Phalodi and Ramdevra stations in both directions. This train comprises of AC 2Tier, AC 3 Tier, Sleeper Class, and Second class seating coaches.

4) Train No 09027/09028 Bandra Terminus – Jammu Tawi Festival Special (Weekly){12 trips}

Train No 09027 Bandra Terminus – Jammu Tawi Special will depart Bandra (T)every Saturday at 12.15 hrs, & will reach Jammu Tawi at 01.25 hrs o­n Monday. This train will run from 24th Oct to 28th Nov 2020. Similarly, Train No 09028 Jammu Tawi – Bandra (T) special will leave Jammu Tawi every Monday at 09.30 hrs & will arrive Bandra (T) at 22.25 hrs the next day. This train will run from 26th Oct to 30th Nov 2020. Enroute this train will halt at Borivali, Vapi, Surat, Vadodara, Anand, Nadiad, Ahmedabad, Mahesana Jn, Palanpur Jn, Abu Rd, Falna, Marwar Jn, Pali Marwar, Jodhpur Jn, Merta Rd Jn, Degana Jn, Chhoti Khatu, Didwana, Ladnun, Sujangarh, Ratangarh Jn, Churu, Sadulpur Jn, Hisar, Barwala, Dhuri Jn, Ludhiana Jn, Jalandhar Cantt, Pathankot Cantt and Kathua stations in both directions. This train comprises of AC 2Tier, AC 3 Tier, Sleeper Class, and Second class seating coaches.

5) Train No 09017/09018 Bandra Terminus – Haridwar Superfast Festival Special (Weekly){12 trips}

Train No 09017 Bandra Terminus – Haridwar special will depart Bandra (T)every Wednesday at 13.05 hrs, & will reach Haridwar at 15.50 hrs the next day. This train will run from 21st Oct to 25thNov, 2020. Similarly, Train No 09018 Haridwar – Bandra (T) special will leave Haridwar every Thursday at 18.30 hrs & will arrive Bandra (T) at 22.00 hrs the next day. This train will run from 22nd Oct to 26th Nov 2020. Enroute this train will halt at Borivali, Boisar, Vapi, Valsad, Navsari, Surat, Bharuch, Vadodara, Ratlam Jn, Bhawani Mandi, Ramganj Mandi, Kota Jn (C), Sawai Madhopur, Gangapur City, Hindaun City, Bharatpur Jn, Mathura Jn, Faridabad, H.Nizamuddin Jn, Ghaziabad, Meerut City, Muzaffarnagar, Tapri and Roorkee stations in both directions. This train comprises of AC 2Tier, AC 3 Tier, Sleeper Class, and Second class seating coaches.

6) Train No 09313/09314 Indore – Rajendra Nagar Festival Special (Bi-Weekly){12 trips}

Train No 09313 Indore – Rajendra Nagar special will depart Indore every Monday & Wednesday at 13.55 hrs & will reach Rajendra Nagar at 17.20 hrs the next day. This train will run from 21stOct to 30th Nov, 2020. Similarly, Train No 09314 Rajendra Nagar – Indore special will leave Rajendra Nagar every Wednesday & Friday at 10.45 hrs & will reach Indore at 15.20 hrs the next day. This train will run from 23rdOct to 2nd Dec, 2020. Enroute this train will halt at Dewas, Ujjain Jn, Shujalpur, Sant Hirdaram Nagar, Bina Jn, Lalitpur, Jhansi Jn, Orai, Kanpur Central, Lucknow, Sultanpur, Jaunpur City, Varanasi, PtDeendayal UpadhyayaJn, and Patna stations in both directions. This train comprises of AC 2Tier, AC 3 Tier, Sleeper Class, and Second class seating coaches.

7) Train No 09321/09322 Indore – Rajendra Nagar Festival Special (Weekly) {12 trips}

Train No 09321 Indore – Rajendra Nagar special will depart Indore every Saturday at 13.55 hrs & will reach Rajendra Nagar at 17.20 hrs the next day. This train will run from 24thOct to 28th Nov, 2020. Similarly, Train No 09322 Rajendra Nagar – Indore special will leave Rajendra Nagar every Monday at 10.45 hrs & will reach Indore at 15.20 hrs the next day. This train will run from 26th Oct to 30th Nov, 2020. Enroute this train will halt at Dewas, Ujjain Jn, Shujalpur, Sant Hirdaram Nagar, Bina Jn, Jhansi Jn, Orai, Kanpur Central, Lucknow, Faizabad Jn, Akbarpur, Jaunpur Jn, Varanasi, PtDeendayal UpadhyayaJn and Patna stations in both directions. This train comprises of AC 2Tier, AC 3 Tier, Sleeper Class, and Second class seating coaches.

8) Train No 02905/02906 Okha – Howrah Superfast Festival Special (Weekly){12 trips}

Train No 02905 Okha – Howrah special will depart Okha every Sunday at 08.10 hrs & will reach Howrah at 03.35 hrs o­n Tuesday. This train will run from 25th Oct to 29thNov, 2020. Similarly, Train No 02906 Howrah – Okha special will leave Howrah every Tuesday at 22.50 hrs & will reach Okha at 18.30 hrs o­n Thursday. This train will run from 27th Oct to 1st Dec 2020. Enroute this train will halt at Dwarka, Khambhaliya, Jamnagar, Rajkot, Surendranagar, Viramgam Jn, Ahmedabad, Anand Jn, Vadodara Jn, Surat, Nandurbar, Bhusaval Jn, Akola Jn, Badnera Jn, Nagpur, Gondia Jn, Raj Nandgaon, Durg, Raipur Jn, Bhatapara, Bilaspur Jn, Champa Jn, Raigarh, Jharsuguda Jn, Rourkela, Chakradharpur, Tatanagar Jn and Kharagpur Jn stations in both directions. This train comprises of AC 2Tier, AC 3 Tier, Sleeper Class, Second class seating, and Pantry Car coaches.

9) Train No 09205/09206 Porbandar – Howrah Superfast Festival Special(Bi-Weekly) {24 trips}

Train No 09205 Porbandar – Howrah special will depart Porbandar every Wednesday & Thursday at 08.00 hrs & will reach Howrah at 03.35 hrs o­n Friday & Saturday respectively. This train will run from 21stOct to 26th Nov, 2020. Similarly, Train No 09206 Howrah – Porbandar special will leave Howrah every Friday & Saturday at 22.50 hrs & will reach Porbandar at 18.10 hrs o­n Sunday & Monday respectively. This train will run from 23rd Oct to 28th Nov, 2020. Enroute this train will halt at Jamnagar, Rajkot, Surendranagar, Viramgam Jn, Ahmedabad, Anand Jn, Vadodara Jn, Surat, Nandurbar, Bhusaval Jn, Akola Jn, Badnera Jn, Nagpur, Gondia Jn, Raj Nandgaon, Durg, Raipur Jn, Bhatapara, Bilaspur Jn, Champa Jn, Raigarh, Jharsuguda Jn, Rourkela, Chakradharpur, Tatanagar Jn and Kharagpur Jn stations in both directions. This train comprises of AC 2Tier, AC 3 Tier, Sleeper class, Second class seating and Pantry Car coaches.

10) Train No 09057/09058 Udhna – Manduadih Festival Special (Weekly) {12 trips}

Train No 09057 Udhna – Manduadih special will depart Udhna every Friday at 22.50 hrs & will reach Manduadih at 01.40 hrs o­n Sunday. This train will run from 23rd Oct to 27thNov, 2020. Similarly, Train No 09058 Manduadih – Udhna special will leave Manduadih every Sunday at 04.50 hrs & will reach Udhna at 09.00 hrs o­n Monday. This train will run from 25th Oct to 29th Nov, 2020. Enroute this train will halt at Nandurbar, Amalner, Jalgaon Jn, Bhusaval Jn, Khandwa, Itarsi Jn, Jabalpur, Katni, Satna, Manikpur Jn, Prayagraj Chheoki, and Varanasi stations in both directions. This train comprises of AC 2Tier, AC 3 Tier, Sleeper Class, and Second class seating coaches.

11) Train No 09019 Udhna – Chhapra Festival Special / 09020 Chhapra – Udhna Superfast Festival Special (Weekly){12 trips}

Train No 09019 Udhna – Chhapra special will depart Udhna every Sunday at 23.55 hrs & will reach Chhapra at 06.15 hrs o­n Tuesday. This train will run from 25th Oct to 29thNov, 2020. Similarly, Train No 09020 Chhapra – Udhna Superfast special will leave Chhapra every Tuesday at 07.50 hrs & will reach Udhna at 12.15 hrs o­n Wednesday. This train will run from 27th Oct to 1st Dec, 2020. Enroute this train will halt at Nandurbar, Jalgaon Jn, Bhusaval Jn, Khandwa, Harda, Itarsi Jn, Pipariya, Narsinghpur, Jabalpur, Katni, Maihar, Satna, Manikpur Jn, Prayagraj Chheoki, Varanasi, and Ballia stations in both directions. This train comprises of AC 2Tier, AC 3 Tier, Sleeper Class and Second class seating coaches.

12) Train No 09451/09452 Gandhidham – Bhagalpur Festival Special (Weekly){12 trips}

Train No 09451 Gandhidham – Bhagalpur special will depart Gandhidham every Friday at 17.40 hrs & will reach Bhagalpur at 20.15 hrs o­n Sunday. This train will run from 23rd Oct to 27th Nov, 2020. Similarly, Train No 09452 Bhagalpur – Gandhidham special will leave Bhagalpur every Monday at 06.30 hrs & will reach Gandhidham at 08.00 hrs o­n Wednesday. This train will run from 26th Oct to 30thNov, 2020. Enroute this train will halt at Bhachau, Samakhiali, Dhrangadhra, Ahmedabad, Nadiad, Dahod, Ratlam, Bhawani Mandi, Kota, Sawai Madhopur, Gangapur City, Hindaun City, Bayana, Bharatpur, Achnera, Mathura Jn, Kasganj, Farrukhabad, Kanpur Central, Lucknow, Gonda Jn, Basti, Gorakhpur, Narkatiaganj, Bettiah, Sagauli, Bapudam Motihari, Muzaffarpur, Samastipur, Barauni Jn, Begusarai, Monghyr and Sultanganj stations in both directions. This train comprises of AC 2Tier, AC 3 Tier, Sleeper Class and Second class seating coaches.

The booking of Train No. 09017 will open from 17th October 2020. Booking for Train No 09313 and 09205 will open from 18th October 2020. Booking for Train No 02929, 09027, 09321, 09057, and 09451 will open from 20th October 2020. Booking for Train No 09271, 02913, 02905, and 09019 will open from 22nd October 2020 at nominated PRS counters and o­n the IRCTC website. All the above trains will run as fully reserved trains.

With regard to special trains notified earlier, it has now been decided to provide additional halts to the following trains for the benefit of passengers:-

·Train No 001125/01126 Ratlam- Gwalior special Express at Barnagar station from Ratlam JCO o­n 18.10.2020 and from Gwalior JCO o­n 19.10.2020.

·Train No 02125/02126 Ratlam- Bhind special Express at Barnagar station from Ratlam JCO o­n 20.10.2020 and from Bhind JCO o­n 18.10.2020.

·Train No 01463/01464 Somnath – Jabalpur special Express at Khachrod station from Somnath JCO o­n 18.10.2020 and from Jabalpur JCO o­n 18.10.2020.

·Train No. 01465/01466 Somnath – Jabalpur special Express trains at Khachrod station from Somnath JCO o­n 19.10.2020 and from Jabalpur JCO o­n 19.10.2020.

·Train No. 09165/09166 Ahmedabad – Darbhanga special Express at Tarana Road station from Ahmedabad JCO o­n 18.10.2020 and from Darbhanga JCO o­n 19.10.2020.

·Train No 09167/09168 Ahmedabad – Varanasi special Express at Tarana Road station from Ahmedabad JCO o­n 19.10.2020 and from Varanasi JCO o­n 18.10.2020.