4 New Railway Developments: Electric trains, 2nd chair coaches, and more

The Indian Railways has been improving their services for passenger convenience and ease of travel. Here are the latest updates:

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North Western Railway: new additions, improvements

  • 30 second chair coaches have been added to 13 trains

These coaches have been added on the Srinagar-Jaipur, Jaipur-Srinagar, Jaipur-Jodhpur, Jodhpur-Jaipur, Udaipur city-Jaipur, Jaipur-Udaipur city, Jaipur-Rewari, and Rewari-Jaipur routes. The earliest ones were added on November 6, 2020.

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A summary of these trains can be found here:

  • Electric engine trains to run from Jaipur after Diwali

Jaipur, New Delhi and Ahmedabad will be connected by trains running on electric engines after Diwali. A Jaipur-Mumbai route and Reengus-Siker route will also complete electrification work by December this year.

Electric trains will also reportedly operate on all trunk routes from March 2021. Use of diesel engines will be cut by 40%, which will help reduce air pollution. Here’s the tweet: 

  • Timings of 2 special trains revised at several stations 

The Madgaon – Hazrat Nizamuddin special IRCTC train (Train No. 02413) received earlier arrival and departure timings on its connecting stations. These changes are already effective. 

The Thiruvananthapuram – New Delhi special train had an additional halt at Vasai Road, which affected its arrival and departure from Vadodara.

Full information on these revisions can be found here:

South Eastern Railway announces festival special trains

Six special trains have been announced that will connect Ranchi and Jaynagar for the festive season. These are train numbers 02832, 02831, 02821, 02822, 02881, 02882. The first of these trains to depart is Train No. 02821 from Ranchi to Jaynagar on November 16, 2020.

The full list of trains and timings can be viewed here:

We hope our passengers can make the most of these updates for all their bookings!

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