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Dec 20 2013 (21:28)   82902/New Delhi - Mumbai Central AC Suvidha Special | BCT/Mumbai Central (5 PFs)

Hussain*^~   19787 blog posts   441892 correct pred (84% accurate)
Entry# 940901            Tags   Past Edits
First Premium Train in IR with Dynamic Fare structure!!
All information regarding this new concept:
With a view to meeting the peak demand for travel on the eve of Christmas/New Year, Indian Railways
proposes to operate a few trips of premium Air-conditioned special trains on the busy New Delhi-Mumbai sector between 24th December 2013 to 2nd Jan 2014.
The advance reservation period will be shorter, that is a maximum of 15 days, and the fare shall be equal to or higher than the Rajdhani Tatkal fare. The fare is also likely to increase depending on the demand intensity.
The premium A/C special trains no. 22913/22914 shall operate on an experimental basis on the following dates to being with:

Ex-New Delhi
Ex-Mumbai Central
24th Dec 2013
26th Dec 2013
27th Dec 2013
29th Dec 2013
30th Dec 2013
01st Jan 2013
02nd Jan 2013

The booking shall commence on 21st December 2013.
The timings of the train will be as under:
Dep: New Delhi
Dep: Mumbai Central
Arr: Mumbai Central
Arr. New Delhi

There will be no commercial stoppages enroute for this train. The trains shall originate and terminate at New Delhi and Mumbai Central stations. There will be only two classes of travel accommodation, viz AC-3 Tier and AC-2 Tier. Catering shall be provided on-board and catering charges shall be part of tariff. As the train is designed to clear the last minute peak time demand and has no stoppages enroute, no concession shall be applicable to this train. No waitlisted tickets shall be issued. There will be no refund except when the train is cancelled on railway account due to unforeseen circumstances or due to severe disturbances affecting operations. The booking shall be available only through internet, that is IRCTC’s portal and not through the counters at reservation centres. The passengers are required to carry the prescribed original photo identity card which is used at the time of booking. The fares applicable for each day/transaction shall be indicated at the time of booking on the IRCTC’s e-ticketing website.
The trains will be monitored closely by Zonal Railways for ensuring adherence to schedule...

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Dec 21 2013 (09:04)
rajiv.raheja   3 blog posts
Re# 940901-9            Tags   Past Edits
i am not able to book ticket for the special train through irctc on Dec 30, 2013. It is showing an error that Booking not allowed as the Date given is outside Advance Reservation Period
Please help

Dec 21 2013 (09:10)
Soumitra Chawathe*^~   30357 blog posts   100925 correct pred (72% accurate)
Re# 940901-10            Tags   Past Edits
ARP is max 15 days, but can be lesser as well. Try in 1-2 days.

Dec 21 2013 (09:15)
rajiv.raheja   3 blog posts
Re# 940901-11            Tags   Past Edits
ok thanks. but people i think are not buying tickets. More than 600 tickets are available for Dec 27. That is why they might not have started window for Dec 30

Dec 21 2013 (09:59)
Hussain*^~   19787 blog posts   441892 correct pred (84% accurate)
Re# 940901-12            Tags   Past Edits
Tickets will only be available on IRCTC,
Another catch of this scheme is that you will come to the know of the fare payment only AFTER you fill the reservation form, Pls go through the salient features of this scheme and carefully book the tickets because once booked they cannot be cancelled as well...

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Dec 21 2013 (12:24)
Udaipur Mysore HumSafar superfast^~   88555 blog posts   5328 correct pred (78% accurate)
Re# 940901-16            Tags   Past Edits
it was early morning ,, now its selling very nicely.... 24 dec is now 574 only and will be sold till evening.
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Dec 21 2013 (09:02)   82902/New Delhi - Mumbai Central AC Suvidha Special

rajiv.raheja   3 blog posts
Entry# 941148            Tags   Past Edits
i am not able to book ticket for special train from delhi to mumbai for Dec 30, 2013. Train is reflecting, but it is showing that Booking not allowed as the Date given is outside Advance Reservation Period

Dec 21 2013 (10:22)
AKGarg*   22845 blog posts   2011 correct pred (78% accurate)
Re# 941148-1            Tags   Past Edits
S.No. Date Class - 3A Class -2A
1 24-12-2013 AVAILABLE 616 AVAILABLE 182
3 27-12-2013 AVAILABLE 632 AVAILABLE 180
you can book up to 27.12.2013.
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