Indian Railways New Year gift to rail passengers: 8 new trains starting this year, check IRCTC full list here
Indian Railways has given New Year gift to rail passengers. In order to strengthen railway network and provide more options to train commuters in 2021, Indian Railways is starting 8 new trains.
Indian Railways has given New Year gift to rail passengers. In order to strengthen railway network and provide more options to train commuters in 2021, Indian Railways is starting 8 new trains. IRCTC list includes Indore, Udaipur, Dahod, Jamnagar, Bandra Terminal and Gandhidham. Some of these trains are already operational and IRCTC ticket booking is on.
The IRCTC new trains list includes Railway trains between Indore-Udaipur-Dahod and Dahod-Bhopal-Dahod, along with special trains to be started from Jamnagar, Bandra Terminal and Gandhidham.
“Train from Dahod to Bhopal has already began its journey on December 28, while train from Jaipur to Bhopal began its journey on December 29. Other than these, trains running between Udaipur-Indore and Indore to Udaipur is also on tracks since December 29,” said Indian Railways
See Zee Business Live TV Streaming Below:
Indian Railways has said that the operations of the Katra-Bandra Vaishno Devi Katra special train would begin from December 30 and Gandhidham-Vaishno Devi Katra special train will start its operations from December 31.
Katra-Jamnagar-Katra special will start its operations from January 3, while Hapa-Vaishno Devi Katra special will begin its operations from January 4. According to the Railway board these trains will remain operational till further notice.
Meanwhile, the Railway Ministry has said that the clone trains experiment during the Covid times has proved to be successful and considering this success, it has been decided that post Covid times too, the Railways will continue running the clone trains.
"The use of the clone train has been successful so far and based on this, it has been decided that the clone train will continue to run even during post Covid times," said Chairman of Railway Board.
The Indian Railways has said that the occupancy in these cloned trains at present is around 72% to 80%. Usually, a clone train will be run on the route where the waiting list ticket is more than 150%.
Get Latest Business News, Stock Market Updates and Videos; Check your tax outgo through Income Tax Calculator and save money through our Personal Finance coverage. Check Business Breaking News Live on Zee Business Twitter and Facebook. Subscribe on YouTube.