Central Railway will run a special weekly AC train between Pune and Hazrat Nizamuddin (Delhi) from October 16 to November 29 to clear the rush of passengers during the festive season.
This train is among the 19 new trains that will to be started in this financial year.
From Hazrat Nizamuddin, the train (04418) will leave at 9.35pm on Fridays and reach Pune at 9.25pm on Saturdays. From Pune, the train (04417) will leave at 5.15am on Sundays and reach Hazrat Nizamuddin at 5.35am on Mondays.
The train will have halts at Lonavla, Kalyan, Vasai Road, Vapi, Surat, Baroda, Ratlam and Kota. It will have one AC first class, five AC 2-tier, eight AC 3-tier coaches and one AC pantry car. Bookings are available at all reservation centres and online, a Central Railway press release said.
The railways administration is already running a weekly special train between Pune and Jabalpur from October 6. The train (01655) will leave Pune at 10.45am every Tuesday (till November 24), and reach Jabalpur at 6.15am the next day.
From Jabalpur, the train (01656) will leave at 9am every Monday (till November 23) and reach Pune at 4.05am on Tuesday. It will have halts at Daund, Ahmednagar, Kopargaon, Manmad, Bhusaval and Khandwa among others.
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