Union Railways Minister Piyush Goyal on Sunday i.e. February 14 flagged off train no. 05139/40 Mau Anand Vihar Terminal SF Special (Via Sultanpur) train. The new train connecting Mau with Anand Vihar will fulfil the long pending demand of the people of Purvanchal. Additionally, it will boost the economy of this region.
Route and Timings
Train no. 05139 Mau Anand Vihar Terminal SF Special (Via Sultanpur) will start from its source station Mau Jn (MAU) every Tuesday and Friday at 20:50 and will reach its destination station Anand Vihar Terminal (ANVT) at 11:30 on the next day. Check seat availability for Mau Anand Vihar Terminal SF Special (Via Sultanpur). Likewise on its way back 05140 Anand Vihar Terminal Mau SF Special (Via Sultanpur) will depart from its source station Anand Vihar Terminal (ANVT) every Wednesday and Saturday at 16:45 and will reach its destination station Mau Jn (MAU) at 06:20 on the next day. Check seat availability for Anand Vihar Terminal Mau SF Special (Via Sultanpur). Booking on this special train has already started so book your tickets now through Trainman App.
This train will have a total of 21 Linke Hofmann Busch (LHB) coaches. It will have stoppages at Aunrihar, Jaunpur, Sultanpur, Lucknow and Kanpur Central stations en route in both directions. The train will connect Mau with the national capital and bring socio-economic development in the Purvanchal region. Local industries in the region shall get a boost with improved connectivity.
Due to the ongoing global health crisis, passengers must reach the station at least 90 minutes in advance of the train departure time. It is mandatory for all passengers to cover their face with face cover or mask during the journey. All the passengers are going to be screened for coronavirus and those found asymptomatic are permitted to travel. All the passengers must download the Aarogya Setu mobile app. Passengers are advised to carry their own linen/blankets as no linen, blankets and curtains would be provided inside the trains.
Rail Budget 2021
In the present Government under Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the budget allocation for Rail projects in Uttar Pradesh has been increased to ten times as compared to 2009-14. This shows the commitment of the government to the development of infrastructure in Uttar Pradesh.
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