For the convenience of passengers during the Ganapati Festival and to clear the extra rush during the festive season, Indian Railways will run 261 Ganapati Special trains to various destinations on Special Fare.
The country is all set to celebrate the Ganeshotsav festival starting from September 10. Central Railway to run 201 Ganapati Special Trains, Western Railway to run 42 Ganapati Special Trains, Konkan Railway Corporation Limited to run 18 Ganapati Special Trains
These trains have already started services from the last week of August and shall run till 20th September 2021. Also, the Sleeper class coach is augmented in various trains originating from Mumbai to clear the rush. These are fully reserved trains with special fares and advance booking.
No one will face any issue going to Konkan for Ganesh Chaturthi. If the wait-list increases, we will have more trips than what has been announced," says Danve, state railway minister. Travellers must note that they will only be allowed to board these trains if they have confirmed tickets. They will have to follow Covid-19 guidelines during their journey.
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