For the convenience of passengers and to meet the massive travel demand, Indian Railway has decided to run 3 more additional weekly summer special trains between Mumbai, Barauni and Subedarganj. Chief Public Relations Officer of Western Railway, Sumit Thakur provided the information about these new trains. As of now the booking on these trains is currently available only for the month of April, 2021. The Railway will update the timings if it gets extended beyond April.
This is in line with all the other special trains which have been started by various Railway divisions all across the country to aid the passengers who had been left without the service of any public transport after the announcement of nationwide lockdown.
Train Timings and Stoppages
The train 09097 Bandra Terminus Barauni Special Fare Special (Via Motihari) will depart from its base station Mumbai Bandra Terminus (BDTS) at 07:25 pm and arrive at the destination station Barauni Jn. (BJU) at 03.40 pm on the 3rd day. This train will have stoppages at Borivali, Vapi, Surat, Vadodara Jn, Ratlam, Bhawani Mandi, Kota Jn, Sawai Madhopur, Bayana Jn, Agra Fort, Tundla Jn, Etawah, Kanpur Central, Lucknow City, Barabanki Jn, Basti, Gorakhpur Jn, Siswa Bazar, Bagaha, Bettiah, Bapudham Motihari, Muzaffarpur Jn and Samastipur.
The train 09095 Bandra Terminus SubedarGanj Special will depart from its base station Mumbai Bandra Terminus (BDTS) at 09:45 pm and arrive at the destination station Subedarganj (SFG) at 03:00 am on the 3rd day. This train will have stoppages at Borivali, Vapi, Surat, Vadodara Jn, Ratlam, Kota Jn, Sawai Madhopur, Gangapur City, Bayana Jn, Agra Fort, Etawah, Kanpur Central and Subedarganj.
The train 09005 Bandra Terminus Barauni Special Fare Special (Via Patna) will depart from its base station Mumbai Bandra Terminus (BDTS) at 03:45 pm and arrive at the destination station Barauni Jn. (BJU) at 01:20 pm on the 3rd day. Enroute this train will halt at Borivali, Vapi, Surat, Vadodara, Ratlam, Nagda Jn, Kota Jn, Sawai Madhopur, Bayana Jn, Agra Fort, Tundla Jn, Kanpur Central, Lucknow, Kanpur Central, Faizabad Jn, Varanasi Jn, Deendayal Upadhyaya Jn, Buxar, Patna Jn and Barauni.
It was recently reported that over the next two months, The Indian Railway is likely to restore its passenger train services to almost pre Covid-19 levels, provided the pandemic remains under control and all the necessary approvals are given by the concerned state governments along with the nod of Railway Ministry. These trains are also likely to be special trains only and not regular passenger services. All regular passenger train services of Indian Railways were suspended when a nationwide lockdown was declared last year in March but since May 2020 special train services were started by the national transporter in a phased manner.
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