Category Archives: Special Trains

List of Trains & Routes Operational from April 10th: Shatabdi, Duronto Express, Humsafar trains

In an effort to ease the movement of passengers at this time of coronavirus pandemic, the Northern Railways is all set to resume services of Shatabdi Express, Duronto Express, and Humsafar trains from April 10. This was announced by Union Minister Piyush Goyal. With COVID guidelines in place, the passengers with confirmed tickets will only… Read More »

Indian Railways: List of 35 Unreserved Mail, Express Special Trains from February 22

The Indian Railways are all set to run unreserved mail and express special trains for the convenience of passengers. As per the announcement by Union Minister for Railways Piyush Goyal, the operations will begin from February 22. Goyal also shared a list of a total of 35 unreserved mail and express special trains that will… Read More »

Kumbh Mela 2021: First bath of Kumbh on Makar Sankranti brings happiness, prosperity in life, learn the importance of Kumbh bath

The Legend & Importance of Kumbh Mela 2021 “Kumbh” essentially means pot or pitcher, and “mela” means a fair. Kumbh Mela, therefore, means the celebration of the pot, specifically relating to the pot of nectar as per Hindu mythology. Kumbh Mela, the largest religious gathering in the world, is held every 12 years in rotation at… Read More »

Trains between Bengaluru city and Kempegowda International Airport: All you need to know

The eight-car diesel-electric multiple unit (DEMU) train has the capacity to carry 2,402 passengers in each trip. The Indian Railways is now operating trains from Bengaluru city station to the newly built Kempegowda International Airport, Devanahalli (KIAD) railway halt station. The South Western Railway has begun service to the Kempegowda International Airport, Devanahalli (KIAD) railway… Read More »

IRCTC upgraded e-ticketing website to be launched today: All you need to know.

Image Source : IRCTC The IRCTC upgraded e-ticketing website and mobile app comes with a host of user friendly features. Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on (Thursday) December 31, 2020 launched the revamped website and mobile app of IRCTC. The IRCTC upgraded e-ticketing website and mobile app comes with a host of user friendly features… Read More »

Western Railways: Check the Revised timings and new Timetable of Trains

Due to operational reasons, the timings of few special trains including Rajdhani, Shatabdi and few express trains leaving from Mumbai have been revised from December 01. The Western Railway (WR) has also announced the revision in timings of some other trains that operate from its zone. Let us now have a look at the New… Read More »

Railways to remove pantry cars from all trains; targets additional revenue of Rs 1,400 crore.

Railways Will Remove Pantry Cars Services from 300 Trains Indian Railways is planning to eliminate pantry cars from 300 long-distance trains and replace them with additional AC-3 tier coaches, which can generate revenue of Rs. 1,400 Crores per year. Trains are currently running without pantry cars due to COVID-19 pandemic. The railway is deciding to… Read More »

Good news for railway passengers! Indian Railways to run 200 more trains during festive season

The means of transport were stopped throughout the country due to the Corona Pandemic. Due to which there was a lot of trouble for the people living outside, now the time of the festival is also coming close and in view of the problems of passengers, Indian Railways operated 200 special trains in the festive… Read More »