Last Updated : Sep 20, 2020 11:15 AM IST | The clone special trains will be fully reserved, run on notified timings and will have Humsafar rakes Western Railway (WR) will add 150 additional daily special suburban services in Mumbai from September 21, to better facilitate social distancing amid the COVID-19 pandemic. A statement from WR asked passengers to wear masks during travel and... more...
said services are being increased from 350 to 500 daily to “maintain social distancing and avoid overcrowding,” Mint reported. The Ministry of Railways will also run 20 pairs of Clone Special trains from September 21 onwards, till further notice, to meet demand along specific routes, it added. The clone special trains will be fully reserved, run on notified timings and will have Humsafar rakes (where tickets will be charged accordingly). Of the 20, five will be operated by WR – originating from Ahmedabad-Darbhanga, Ahmedabad-Delhi, Ahmedabad-Pune, Bandra Terminus-Amritsar and Surat-Chhapra. Bookings for these five routes have begun from September 19 at PRS counters and the IRCTC website, with advance reservation period of 10 days. WR gave details of its clone special trains as follows: Route 09025/26: Bandra Terminus-Amritsar Weekly Superfast Special (AC 3 tier, sleeper coaches)
Leaving Bandra Terminus for Amritsar every Monday at 11.15 hours reaching at 16.00 hours the next day.
Leaving Amritsar for Bandra every Wednesday at 06.20 hours reaching at 11.05 hours the next day.
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