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Mumbai-Nagpur-Mumbai Duronto train from Nov 21

Last Updated: Thursday, November 19, 2009 - 20:39

Nagpur: The much awaited
Mumbai-Nagpur-Mumbai Duronto train is being introduced from
November 21 from Mumbai while the regular train will commence
from Nagpur two days later, a top railway official said on Thursday.

The special non-stop train will be flagged off on
November 21 from Mumbai CST by Railway Minister Mamata
Banerjee at 3 pm.

The fastest tri-weekly train covering Nagpur-Mumbai in
11.30 hours, Divisional Railway Manager, Central Railway,
Nagpur, Davendra Sharma, told reporters, here today.

This will be first train where the passengers in
sleeper class will be provided with bed rolls at a cost of
Rs 25 as an option, he said.

Train number 2289 Mumbai-Nagpur will leave every
Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday at 8:15 pm to reach Nagpur at
7:45 am next day.

While train number 2290 will leave Nagpur every
Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 8:25 pm and will reach CST
next day at 7:55 am.

There will be 12 coaches including two SLR, eight
second class sleeper, one AC II and one AC III each.

Operational halts will be at Kasara, Igatpuri and
Bhusaval and no commercial halts between Mumbai-Nagpur, Sharma
added.

Bureau Report

First Published: Thursday, November 19, 2009 - 20:39
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