Latest Railway Update: Several special trains extended; additional trains introduced

In a bid to provide convenience to passengers in the approaching festive season, Railways is taking several steps including extension of special IRCTC trains, commencing new services, and more!

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We bring you some of the important updates that you must know before your next train journey:

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A) 19 special trains extended

South Western Railway extends 19 special trains from Mysuru Railway Station. This will cover cities like Bangalore, Varanasi, Jaipur, Darbhanga, Chennai and Tirupati.  

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B) Rajkot – Secunderabad festival special train update


As announced by Divisional Railway Manager, Rajkot, train no. 02755/02756 Rajkot – Secunderabad – Rajkot festival special trains have been extended till 1st April 2021.

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C) Puri-Yesvantpur special train from 15th Jan

To fulfill the requirements of travellers, South Western Railway will run train no. 02063/02064 Puri – Yesvantpur (YPR) – Puri Garibrath weekly superfast special express from 15th and 16th Jan respectively.

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D) Special train alert! Dr. MGR Chennai Central – Lucknow

Southern Railways to run train No.06093/06094 Dr. MGR Chennai Central – Lucknow – Dr. MGR Chennai Central bi-weekly special trains from 12th and 14th Jan respectively.

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E) More special trains by Southern Railway

Train no.08567/08568 Visakhapatnam – Kollam – Visakhapatnam weekly special trains from 14th and 15th Jan.

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F) Additional superfast special train

To meet the travel demand, Western Railways has decided to run additional special train between Trivandrum and Hazrat Nizamuddin via Vasai Road from 9th Jan, 2021 till further notice.

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