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Tag: Special Trains

RRB NTPC exam: ECoR to run 9 special trains; check full list of 65 trains
RRB NTPC exam: ECoR to run 9 special trains; check full list of 65 trains

Candidates can find the details of the trains by visiting the official website of the Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) – rrbcdg.gov.in. 

RRB NTPC exams: Railways to run 65 special trains to facilitate movement of candidates to and from e
RRB NTPC exams: Railways to run 65 special trains to facilitate movement of candidates to and from exam centres

The Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) had recently released the RRB Non-Technical Popular Categories (NTPC) Computer Based Test (CBT 2) 2022 exam city slip for pay levels 4 and 6 on the official website at rrbcdg.gov.in.

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Railway To Run New Trains, Know Mandatory Norms To Travel Before Booking Tickets

Some of the special train services along with details of train number, routes, frequency are as follows: 

Western Railway To Run More Special Trains For Passengers In Mumbai, Indore, Jaipur, Odisha; Get All Details Here

Bhubaneswar: The Western Railway has decided to run nine more Special Trains including three trains from Mumbai Central, two each train from Indore, Bhavnagar, one each from Surendranagar and Veraval for the convenience of passengers. Here is the complete list and schedule of special trains: -Train No 09227/098228 Mumbai Central- Indore Duronto Superfast Special (Biweekly) […]

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Kumbh Mela 2021: Indian Railways Adds Special Trains On Haridwar Route; Get Details

Bhubaneswar: The Indian Railways has decided to run 12 pairs of Kumbh Mela special trains. The latest addition of special trains is in addition to the existing services for Haridwar which are already in operation. In a statement, the Indian Railways said, “Besides, 15 pairs of trains bound for Haridwar, have also been augmented for […]

Indian Railways Approves 115 Mail, Express Trains In January

New Delhi: In the month of January, the Indian Railways approved to operate 115 more express and mail trains, taking the total number of operational trains to 1,138. A Railway Ministry spokesperson said that in spite of the challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic, Indian Railways is now running 1,138 trains, including festival express trains […]

Railways To Run Festival Special Trains Till March End

Bhubaneswar: In a bid to facilitate people preferring travel by trains, the East Coast Railway (ECoR) has decided to extend the running of 21 pairs of special trains originating from its jurisdiction up to the last week of March, 2021. The list of trains is as follows: 02819/02820 Bhubaneswar-Anand Vihar-Bhubaneswar bi-weekly Special leaving from Bhubaneswar […]

ECoR Revises Timings Of Several Special Trains, Check New Timings

Bhubaneswar: The East Coast Railway (ECoR) has decided to revise the timings of three Special trains running in its jurisdiction effective from next Monday. As per reports, Palasa-Visakhapatnam-Palasa, Palasa-Bhubaneswar-Palasa and Visakhapatnam-Rayagada-Visakhapatnam Express Special trains will run as per the revised timings with effect from January 18, 2021. The revised timing of these trains is as […]

Additional Special Trains From ECoR From This Week, Check List & Timings

Bhubaneswar: To facilitate the movement of passengers, the East Coast Railway (ECoR) has decided to run six more special trains from its jurisdiction from this week. Services of two trains – Bhubaneswar-Tirupati-Bhubaneswar and Sambalpur- Jammu Tawi- Sambalpur have already started, sources said. “Additional Special Trains will run from the second week of January, 2021 and […]

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Alert For Rail Passengers: Train Timings Revised From December 1, Check Details

Bhubaneswar: As many as 20 trains originating from the East Coast Railway (ECoR) and five others passing through the railway jurisdiction will now run with revised timings as the Ministry of Railways has decided to run these special trains with revised timings from today (December 1). The special trains will run with revised timings on […]

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Railways Clarifies On Hike In Rail Passenger Fare, Know Details

New Delhi: Amid utter confusion over hike in rail passenger fare during the festival season, the Ministry of Railways has reportedly rubbished some news reports in this regard terming them erroneous and misleading. The Railways has said that as per rules, the fare for special trains running during peak demand seasons like festival season and […]

2 More Special Trains To Operate From Odisha To Delhi

Bhubaneswar: Indian Railways has decided to introduce two more weekly special trains from Bhubaneswar to Delhi in view of the upcoming festive season. While Bhubaneswar-Anand Vihar (02813) via Angul-Sambalpur City-Jharsuguda-Rourkela will be introduced from October 17, Duronto Express will start operations from October 21. The Bhubaneswar-Anand Vihar train will depart from Bhubaneswar every Saturday at […]

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Railways Planning To Introduce 200 More Special Trains In Festive Seasons

New Delhi: In a good news for the passengers planning to travel during the festive seasons, Railway Board Chairman and CEO V.K. Yadav on Thursday said that the national transporter is planning to introduce 200 special trains between October 15 and November 30 to cater to passenger rush. The railways had suspended all regular passenger, […]

Unlock 4: Railways To Run More Trains From Odisha, Here’s Detail

With the Centre easing COVID-19 restrictions on several sectors in Unlock 4, the India Railways has decided to run two more pairs of special trains from Odisha starting September 12.

Railways Finalises To Operate 80 More Trains From September 12
Railways Finalises To Operate 80 More Trains From September 12

New Delhi: Besides the 230 trains operating as of now, the Indian Railways has decided to operate 80 more trains from September 12, for which reservations will start from September 10, Railways CEO VK Yadav said on Saturday. “We have decided to operate 80 more special trains from September 12 and reservations for these will […]

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Railways Suspends All Regular Passenger Services Indefinitely

New Delhi: The Railways has stated that all regular passenger train services will remain suspended till further notice, but 230 special trains will continue to be in service. This is to bring to the notice of all concerned that as decided and informed earlier as well, regular passenger and suburban train services will continue to […]

ECoR Cancels 3 Trains In Odisha Due To Low Occupancy

Bhubaneswar: The East Coast Railway (ECoR) has cancelled three passenger trains in Odisha due to low footfall. All the three trains are intra-state specials that had resumed services from June 8. The three trains that have been cancelled are Sambalpur-Khurda Road-Sambalpur Tri-weekly Special, Bhubaneswar-Bhadrak-Bhubaneswar Tri-weekly Special and Bhubaneswar-Brahmapur-Bhubaneswar Tri-weekly Special Train. ECoR released a statement […]

Five Intra-State Trains To Run From June 8 In Odisha; Ticket Booking Details Inside

Bhubaneswar: East Coast Railway (ECoR) on Tuesday notified that five intra-state trains will run from June 8 till June 30, 2020. All these trains will be special trains and will operate within Odisha State. However, no local train movement will be allowed on Saturdays and Sundays. The list of notified intra-state trains are: 1. Bhubaneswar-Bolangir-Bhubaneswar […]

Railways increases advance reservation period for all special trains to 120 days

New Delhi: In a major relief to passengers, the Indian Railways on Thursday modified the rules for reservation in Special Rajdhani and Special mail and express type trains as it extended the advance reservation period from 30 days to 120 days. A Railway Ministry spokesperson said that the reservation rules for the 30 Special Rajdhani […]

Railway To Run 200 Non-AC Passenger Trains From June 1, Know Online Ticket Booking Details

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: Amid the COVID-19 Lockdown 4, Indian Railways on Tuesday announced that the largest public sector transported will run 200 non-AC trains from June 1. Informing the same, Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said the railway will run 200 Non-AC trains from June 1, and the online booking for the same will begin soon. […]

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Centre asks states to operate more Shramik Special trains, issues SOP for travel

New Delhi: The Centre on Tuesday issued a Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for transportation of stranded migrant workers between states, which will designate nodal authorities and make necessary arrangements for receiving and sending them, amid the novel coronavirus-induced lockdown. While issuing the revised SOP, Union Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla said for running ‘Shramik’ special trains, […]

Cyclone Amphan Impact: Bhubaneswar-New Delhi Trains' Route Diverted

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: In the wake of the threat posed by cyclone Amphan, the Indian Railways on Monday said that the New Delhi-Bhubaneswar special train will run on a diverted route for the next four days. A senior Railway Ministry official said that the Bhubaneswar-New Delhi-Bhubaneswar AC Special Train starting from Bhubaneswar from May 19 to […]

Odisha Urges Centre To Temporarily Suspend 'Shramik Special' Trains Due To Cyclone Amphan

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government urged the Centre to temporarily suspend the running of ‘Shramik Special’ trains to the state’s coastal districts in view of the impending cyclonic storm ‘Amphan’ that is likely to intensify from Sunday. The request was made by Chief Secretary AK Tripathy on Saturday during a video conference with Cabinet Secretary Rajiv […]

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Railways Cancel Bookings For Regular Trains Till June 30, Special Trains To Ply

New Delhi: Indian Railways on Thursday said that it has cancelled all bookings for train tickets made till June 30 and given full refunds, adding that Special and Shramik trains will ply as usual. Regular train services, including Mail, Express, Passenger, and Suburban have been cancelled, said a notification issued by Director, Passenger Marketing, Railway […]

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ICRTC special trains: Railways earns Rs 16 crore on day 1 of booking

New Delhi: The Indian Railways, which started the booking for the 15 pairs of Special trains almost two months after suspending the passenger, mail and express train services, have earned Rs 16.15 crore from over 45,500 tickets booked on Monday, officials said. The railways have started taking booking for the 15 pair of Special air […]

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Delhi- Bhubaneswar Daily Special Train Route, Timings, Ticket Info & More

Bhubaneswar: As the Indian Railways is all set to run 15 pairs of special trains comprising only AC coaches, East Coast Railway (ECoR) today issued advisory for passengers boarding Delhi-Bhubaneswar daily special train. Here are the details of the operating special trains (train route, timing, ticket info and other essential rules) you must know. 1. […]

Lockdown 3.0: Telangana To Run 40 Trains A Day For One Week To Send Migrant Workers Back Home

Hyderabad: In a huge relief for migrant workers stranded in different parts of Telangana, the state government has decided to deploy 40 special trains per day for one week beginning Tuesday to ferry them to their native places in states, including Bihar and West Bengal. These trains will start from various stations in the city, […]

Railways SOP For Shramik Special Trains Asking States To Collect Fare For Services Draws Flak

New Delhi: The Indian Railways has issued a set of guidelines for Shramik Special trains being run to ferry the migrants stranded across the country, saying the trains will ply only if they have 90 per cent occupancy and the “states should collect the ticket fare”, inviting fierce criticism for charging for their services. A […]

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Indian Railways To Run Special Trains This Durga Puja and Diwali

Bhubaneswar: Taking note of rush in trains particularly during Durga puja festivities, Indian Railways has initiated a slew of measures to make the journey of passengers more hassle free. In view of the heavy rush in trains during Durga puja time, Ministry of Railways is running special trains towards different destinations of the country. The […]

Rath Yatra 2019: East Coast Railways To Run 194 Special Trains To Puri

Bhubaneswar: Keeping in view the rise in inflow of devotees to Puri during the forthcoming annual sojourn of Lord Jagannath and His siblings, the Khurda Road Division of East Coast Railway (ECoR) has decided to run 194 special trains apart from the regular trains, to the pilgrim city between July 4 (Car Festival) and July […]

Indian Railways' Summer Special Trains To Make 1,354 Trips Until July

New Delhi: Due to unavailability of tickets in most fast and super fast trains during the summer holiday season, the Indian Railways is running 78 special trains to cater to the rush, an official said on Monday. “To cater to the extra rush, we have started 78 special trains from April 1,” a senior Northern […]

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Railway New Year Bonanza! Massive Discount From Today

New Delhi: In what could actually be a New Year Bonanza, the Indian Railways is offering a year-long 25% discount on containers & wagons hauling imported goods for hinterland haulage starting January 1, 2019, i.e. from today. The move of the Railways is likely to generate added revenue and provide an added incentive to the […]

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Indian Railways' New Year Bonanza! Massive Discount From January 1

New Delhi: In what could actually be a New Year Bonanza, the Indian Railways is offering a year-long 25% discount on containers & wagons hauling imported goods for hinterland haulage from January 1, 2019. The move of the Railways is likely to generate added revenue and provide an added incentive to the container and wagon […]

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Alert! 20 Trains Cancelled Till Feb 15; Check The List Before Travel Plan

Keeping in view the fog and inclement weather, the North-Eastern Railways (NER) has cancelled 20 trains, including eight trains plying in Uttar Pradesh’s Gorakhpur and Basti divisions, informed a railway official on Thursday. These cancellation will come into effect from December 13 (Thursday) and continue till February 15, 2019, sources said. As per the official, […]

IRCTC: Railways launches New Deluxe Tourist Train With Multi-Facilities

The Railways has always been committed in upgrading the facilities bringing joy to millions of commuters. Recently, the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) launched all new Buddhist circuit tourist train rake which will cover all the important destinations associated with Buddha’s life, it’s history and importance. Equipped with the new features like foot […]

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Wow! Railways to introduce coaches with Airplane-like facilities

The Indian Railways is not only reducing food concerns of the passengers but it is also improving safety standards along with providing never-before facilities where commuters can have a flight-like experience in trains. Railway Minister Piyush Goyal took to Twitter and said, “Tejas Express is set to undergo a swanky makeover. Railways is rolling out […]

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Indian Railways' list of Holiday Special Trains On Special Fares Till New Year 2019

An exciting offer of the Indian Railways is on for the train passengers for this festive season as the Western Railways has decided to run Holiday Special trains on special fares till the New Year. This apart, the Central Railways will also run 24 festival special trains while bookings on special charges would be open […]

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Indian Railways To Run Festive Special Trains Till February 2019

New Delhi: In order to clear the extra rush of passengers, the Northern Railway has decided to run Special Trains for the months of October, November, December this year till February next year, i.e February 28, 2019. This apart, the Northern Railways stated that it is planning to run more festive special trains in association […]

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Indian Railways Announces Special Trains Ahead Of Diwali; Bookings Open Today

In view of the ongoing festive season, the Central Railways and Northern Railways in association with other zonal railways will run additional festive special trains to clear the extra rush of passengers. As per sources, the Central Railway will run 38 trips of festival special trains between Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus– Patna/Nagpur, Lokmanya Tilak Terminus […]

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IRCTC Railways to run special train with world class facilities

In a major boost to the tourism, Indian Railways will run a special train equipped with world class facilities on the Buddhist circuit to attract tourists from Japan, China, Thailand and Sri lanka by the end of December this year, an official said on Wednesday. Railway Board member Rajesh Agrawal, while inspecting the coaches being […]