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AI strike: Western Railway to run special Rajdhani train

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 26, 2010 - 13:29

Mumbai: Western Railway said that it will
run a special Mumbai-Delhi Rajdhani train from Wednesday for
airport passengers left stranded due to the ongoing Air India
employees` strike.

"To reduce inconvenience caused to people, Western
Railway will run one special Rajdhani Express train today from
Mumbai to Delhi. If required, we will run more such special
trains later," Western Railway Chief PRO S S Gupta said

The train will leave from Mumbai Central at 22:50 hours
and reach Delhi at 18:00 hours, the next day.

"The coaches will give passengers comfort on par with the
airline travel. It will have 1A, 2A and 3A accommodation,"
Gupta added.

A section of employees of Air India, including engineers,
yesterday went on a flash strike to protest delay in payment
of salaries.


First Published: Wednesday, May 26, 2010 - 13:29

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