2015 Ganesh Festival Trains between CST Mumbai, Madgaon, Dadar, Sawantwadi…
Sixty special trains will become operational during Ganesh Chaturthi festival to clear the extra rush of passengers, the bookings for which will begin from Sunday, railway officials said on Saturday.
Central Railway (CR) announced that train no 01001 CST Mumbai-Madgaon-CST Mumbai special will leave CST Mumbai at 12.20 midnight daily (except Thursday) from September 11 to September 29 and arrive at Madgaon at 2.10pm same day.
While train no 01002 Special will leave Madgaon at 2.40pm daily (except Thursday) from September 11 to September 29 and arrive at CST Mumbai at 04.25am in the morning next day, CR said in a release issued here.
Train no 01033 special will leave CST Mumbai at 12.20 midnight on every Thursday from September 10 to October 1 and arrive at Madgaon at 2.10pm same day, while train no 01034 Special will leave Madgaon at 3.25pm on every Thursday from September 10 to October 1 and will arrive at CST at 4.25 in the morning next day.
The officials said that the booking for Ganapati special trains would begin from tomorrow.
Train no 01095 Dadar-Sawantwadi-Dadar tri-weekly specials will leave Dadar at 7.50am on every Sunday, Tuesday and Friday from September 11 to September 29 and arrive at Sawantwadi at 8.30pm same day.
Train no 01096 will leave Sawantwadi at 4.50am on every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday from September 12 to September 30 and arrive Dadar at 3.50pm same day, it said.
All these trains will run as fully reserved special trains on special charges and for subsequent trips, bookings will open 60 days in advance excluding the day of journey, they said.