Special trains

Bramhotsavam, Dussehra special trains between Kakinada and Tirupati

The Railways will run special trains for Bramhotsavam and Dussehra.

Sep 26, 2017, 18:19 PM IST
Find out why 3rd AC Railways tickets turn steeper than flight tickets

Find out why 3rd AC Railways tickets turn steeper than flight tickets

: Railways ticket prices have shot through the roof this Diwali. If one travels without booking the ticket much in advance, one will have to shell out 3 to 5 times of the normal fare for the train journey.

Oct 28, 2016, 12:02 PM IST

Railways readies additional arrangements for Kumbh Mela

New platforms, foot over-bridges, drinking water facilities, special trains, medical as well as catering facilities have been set up by the railways to serve the millions of pilgrims descending on the Nasik-Trimbakeshwar Simhastha Kumbh Mela 2015.

Jul 16, 2015, 01:51 AM IST

Railways to run 60 special trains for Ganesh festival

Sixty special trains will become operational during Ganesh Chaturthi festival to clear the extra rush of passengers, the bookings for which will begin from tomorrow, railway officials said on Saturday.

Jul 11, 2015, 16:49 PM IST

Soon Railways to launch tatkal special trains to cash in on rush

Looking to cash in on the rush for tickets during busy seasons, Railways will soon launch its 'Tatkal Special' train service, travelling on which will be dearer than on normal trains.

May 11, 2015, 09:08 AM IST

Railways to soon launch tatkal special trains to cash in on rush

Looking to cash in on the rush for tickets during busy seasons, Railways will soon launch its 'Tatkal Special' train service, travelling on which will be dearer than on normal trains.

May 10, 2015, 10:15 AM IST

SCR to run two special trains between Hyderabad-Kakinada

The South Central Railway (SCR) will run two special trains between Hyderabad-Kakinada Port in order to clear extra rush of passengers due to strike by Road Transport Corporation employees.

May 09, 2015, 14:59 PM IST

28 special trains to meet Holi rush

Gearing up to tackle the Holi and summer rush, Northern Railway has firmed up an action plan to press into service 28 special trains and also to ensure smooth functioning of reservation counters to cater the heavy demand.

Mar 04, 2015, 01:14 AM IST

Special train on Holi between LTT-Nagpur

Railways will run a special train between LTT Mumbai and Nagpur and back to ease festive rush on Holi.

Feb 26, 2015, 11:44 AM IST

Special trains between Chennai and Tirunelveli to clear rush

 Southern Railway has announced special trains between Chennai Central and Tirunelveli to clear extra rush during this month.

Feb 12, 2015, 19:48 PM IST

SE Railway to run special trains to tackle year end rush

 To tackle the year end rush, the South Eastern Railway Tuesday said it will continue running weekly AC premium special trains on Howrah-Chennai, Howrah-Yesvantpur and Santragachi-Ernakulam routes and the bi-weekly Jansadharan specials from Santragachi to Chennai.

Dec 02, 2014, 23:29 PM IST

Dussehra special trains towards Mysore

In view of heavy rush during Dussehra holidays and to avoid rush in regular trains, special trains would run through East Coast Railway (ECoR) jurisdiction to provide comfortable journey to the commuters for world famous Dussehra festival at Mysore.

Sep 18, 2014, 12:08 PM IST

Special trains for Katra, Varanasi to clear festive rush

In order to clear extra rush of passengers during the forthcoming festive season of Dussehra and Diwali, Northern Railway has decided to run 8 pairs of special trains to various places including Jammu, Katra, Varanasi and Ajmer, among others.

Aug 30, 2014, 20:17 PM IST

Special trains on Secunderabad-Kakinada route on Aug 16, 17

The South Central Railway (SCR) will run two Janasadharan special trains between Secunderabad and Kakinada Town via Guntur to clear extra rush of passengers on August 16 and 17.

Aug 13, 2014, 14:33 PM IST

56 special trains to clear festive rush

In order to clear the extra rush during the festive season, Railways have pressed into service more than 50 special trains.

Oct 09, 2013, 18:15 PM IST

Special trains between Shirdi and Puri

The Railways will run special trains between Sainagar-Shirdi and Puri from July 12-August 4 with a total of four trips in each direction.

Jul 14, 2013, 00:03 AM IST

Special trains to carry stranded passengers

Railways on Wednesday decided to press services of special trains to rescue people stranded due to the flash floods at Haridwar, Rishikesh and other areas.

Jun 19, 2013, 20:47 PM IST

Summer special trains to Puri, Pune, Jaipur and Mumbai via Nagpur

The Railways have decided to run 80 special trains via Nagpur during the summer season to clear the extra rush of passengers.

Apr 07, 2013, 11:50 AM IST

Special trains to run between Shirdi-Puri

The Railways have decided to run special trains between Sai Nagar Shirdi-Puri, Lokmanya Tilak Terminus-Shalimar and Pune-Bilaspur to clear the extra rush of passengers during the summer season.

Mar 12, 2013, 11:28 AM IST

Special train between Secundrabad-Jaipur via Nagpur

The railway administration has decided to run special trains between Secundrabad and Jaipur to clear the extra rush of passengers.

Mar 06, 2013, 11:46 AM IST