Special trains

Railways to run 23 special trains during festive season: Check list here

Special trains will be run to cater to the growing demand during the ensuing holiday period of Durga Puja, Dussehra, Diwali and Chhatt Puja.

Oct 24, 2020, 09:57 AM IST

Indian Railways to run 392 special trains during festival season: Check full list

The decision was taken as the national carrier is anticipating a passenger rush during the upcoming festive season, the Railway Ministry said in a statement.

Oct 13, 2020, 20:06 PM IST

Railways to run 80 new special trains from today: Check full list here

These trains will be in addition to the 230 special trains already in operation, 30 special Rajdhani type trains and 200 Special Mail Express trains, introduced at various stages of lockdown and unlocking in the last six months.

Sep 12, 2020, 06:59 AM IST

80 more special trains to ply from September 12, reservations from today; check complete list

Even as India battles to control the rising number of novel coronavirus cases, the Indian Railways announced that 80 more special trains will start operating from September 12. The reservations for these trains will begin from September 10.

Sep 10, 2020, 14:08 PM IST

Indian Railways will run 80 new special trains from September 12, says Rail Board Chairman VK Yadav

Indian Railways will operate 40 pairs of new special trains from September 12, reservation for which will begin from September 10, Railway Board Chairman VK Yadav said on Saturday (September 5, 2020).

Sep 05, 2020, 17:40 PM IST

Indian Railways may run 120 more Special Trains to ease intra, inter-state movement this month

Currently, 230 Special Trains are operational.

Sep 01, 2020, 15:27 PM IST

Migrants should not walk back home; officials should look after arrangements: Telangana CM KCR

Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao has instructed officials concerned to ensure that no migrant worker should undergo the unfortunate situation of walking thousands of kilometers to his\her native place.

May 22, 2020, 09:50 AM IST

Sources: Special trains and migrant trains to only function in lockdown 4.0

The Home Ministry can issue some guidelines on May 16 and is being expected that information on lockdown 4.0 will be provided. Watch report.

May 15, 2020, 16:58 PM IST

People are facing problems while taking trains

People are facing problems while taking trains. Few are not getting any vehicle to reach to the stations, some are not getting food.

May 14, 2020, 09:58 AM IST

Special trains starts from today, will only stop on selected stations

30 special trains have started to function from May 12 on selected routes to facilitate people to commute from one place to another amid COVID-19 crisis. People will be able to book their tickets only online on the IRCTC website or through Mobile App. These special trains will stop at selected stations only. Watch report.

May 12, 2020, 17:50 PM IST

Special trains: Full list, timings and key details for booking tickets online on IRCTC

India railway gears up to resume its services on Tuesday (May 12, 2020) nearly two months after it suspended its passenger operations in view of the coronavirus-induced lockdown.

May 12, 2020, 09:30 AM IST

Indian Railways releases list of 30 special trains; check complete list

The Ministry of Railways will ensure that passengers shall be compulsorily screened and only those who are asymptomatic will be allowed to enter or board a train.

May 11, 2020, 17:41 PM IST

Cyclone Fani: Indian Railways to run special trains to clear extra rush of passengers

Railways has decided to run special trains to clear extra rush of passengers in the aftermath of Cyclone Fani.

May 04, 2019, 13:12 PM IST

Indian Railways all set to introduce high-speed trains soon - Full details inside

The world-class trains, which would be fastest in India when introduced, are being developed at the Integral Coach Factory (ICF) in Chennai. 

Jan 19, 2018, 21:03 PM IST

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

: 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