Indian Railways' first Rajdhani Express 01221/22 Mumbai CSMT Hazrat Nizamuddin Rajdhani Special which operates on the push-pull technology will run daily from Mumbai to New Delhi from today onwards (i.e. Tuesday 19 January 2021) until further notice. This train is no less than a blessing for people staying in the Central suburbs beyond Thane and Kalyan as it would provide them with the option to travel in Rajdhani Express with boarding facility at Kalyan junction.
The speed of the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus Mumbai – Hazrat Nizamuddin Rajdhani Superfast special has been decided to be increased including the provision of an additional halt at Gwalior along the route. This will surely benefit lakhs of passengers travelling to the Capital city as well as the halt stations of this prestigious train.
Route and timings
Train no. 01221 Mumbai CSMT Hazrat Nizamuddin Rajdhani Special will start from its source station Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) at 16:00 and will reach its destination station Delhi Hazrat Nizamuddin (NZM) at 09:55 on the next day. Likewise on its way back 01222 Hazrat Nizamuddin Mumbai CSMT Rajdhani Special will depart from s source station Delhi Hazrat Nizamuddin (NZM) at 16:55 and will reach its destination station Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) at 11:15 on the next day.
Booking on the train can be made both from the PRS (Passenger Reservation System) and online through Trainman app. Check the seat availability for 01221 Mumbai CSMT Hazrat Nizamuddin Rajdhani Special and 01222 Hazrat Nizamuddin Mumbai CSMT Rajdhani Special. Only passengers having confirmed tickets will be permitted to board this special train. Passengers are advised to adhere to all norms SOPs related to COVID-19 during the boarding, travel and at the destination.
The Central Railway (CR) has come up with the most unique solution of running the train in Push-Pull mode i.e. running the train with one engine at the front and one in the rear thereby eliminating the need to attach-detach bankers in the ghat section, saving precious time and reducing journey time. It is the first-ever Rajdhani Express train in India to run on push-pull technology empowering the Government’s “Mission Raftar" thus achieving another milestone in Railway history.
The Rajdhani Express is one of the most prestigious trains run by Indian Railways connecting the national capital with other important cities of the country. Fully air-conditioned, these trains are superfast and halt only at prominent stations. Do read the article types of train in India to know more about the Rajdhani trains.
It is mandatory for all passengers to cover their face with face cover or mask during the journey.
All the passengers are required to reach the station at least 90 minutes in advance of the train departure time.
Passengers must download the Aarogya Setu mobile app in their mobile phones.
Passengers are advised to carry their own linen / blankets as no linen, blankets and curtains would be provided inside the trains.
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