IRCTC Launches 37 Special Trains For Festive Season

Indian Railways has announced more additions to the existing special trains to cater to the demand during the upcoming festive season. According to reports, 39 special trains are scheduled to start in the coming days. 

Rajdhani, Shatabdi, Duronto amongst others will be air-conditioned and have safety measures in place

Apart from this, there have been further developments in the railway sector. The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Limited (IRCTC) will soon resume operations of Tejas Express. The train services were halted due to the pandemic, but will resume from October 17. This again is in tandem with meeting the demand of travellers during the festive season. 


IRCTC, a PSU of the Ministry of Railways has undertaken vigorous training tp adapt to these difficult times. Hence, operations are expected to run smoothly without any hassles.

Furthermore, Standard Operation Procedures will be followed to ensure the health safety of both passengers as well as the staff. 

Below are the list of the 37 special trains – 

Train Route Frequency
Kamakhya to Loymanya TilakWeekly
Kamakhya to Yesvantpur Weekly
Nizamuddin to Pune Weekly
New Delhi to KatraDaily
Barmer to Yesvantpur Weekly
Loymanya Tilak Terminus to HaridwarBi-weekly
Loymanya Tilak Terminus to Lucknow Weekly
Ajni to Pune Weekly
Ligampalli to Kakinada townTri-weekly
Secundrabad to Vizag Weekly
Nagpur to AmritsarWeekly
Anand Vihar to NaharlagunWeekly
Secunderabad to ShalimarWeekly
Chennai to MaduraiTri-weekly
Bandra Terminus to Bhuj Tri-weekly
Santragachi to ChennaiBi-weekly
Howrah to YesvantpurWeekly
Bhubaneswar to Anand ViharWeekly
Bhubaneswar to Delhi Weekly
Nizamuddin to Pune Bi-weekly
Howrah to Pune Bi-weekly train
Bengaluru to Chennai All days, except Tuesday
Mumbai Central to Ahmedabad All days, except Sunday
Chennai to CoimbatoreAll days, except Tuesday
New Delhi to HabibganjDaily
Chennai to NizamuddinBi-weekly
Dibrugarh to New Delhi Weekly
Visakhapatnam to Tirupati Tri-weekly
Dibrugarh to New DelhiBi-weekly
Mumbai Central to NizamuddinDaily
Bandra to Nizamuddin Weekly
Howrah to RanchiAll days, except Sunday
New Delhi to Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra All days, except Tuesday
Jaipur to Delhi Sarai RohillaDaily
New Delhi to Amritsar Daily
New Delhi to Dehradun Daily
New Delhi to Amritsar All days, except Thursday
Ahmedabad to Mumbai CentralAll days, except Sunday
Chennai to BengaluruDaily

Also Read: The Way Forward For Maharashtra Tourism Post-Pandemic


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