Indian Railways have decided to run Sainagar Shirdi – Pandharpur – Shirdi tri-weekly holiday special trains from March 4, 2012 on experimental basis. As per the Central Railway press release, the special trains will be run for 6 months. The detailed information is given below –
01037 Sainagar Shirdi – Pandharpur Tri-weekly Holiday special train will leave Sainagar Shirdi at 04.40 hrs on every Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday w.e.f. 4 March 2012 and arrive Pandharpur at 11.50 hrs same day.
01038 Pandharpur – Sainagar Shirdi Tri-weekly Holiday Special train will leave Pandharpur at 12.20 hrs on every Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday w.e.f. 4 March 2012 and arrive Sainagar Shirdi at 20.05 hrs same day.
Halts: This train will halt at Puntamba, Belapur, Ahmednagar, Daund Jn., Bhigwan, Parewadi, Jeur, Kem, Kurduwadi Jn. and Modlimb.
Composition: This train will run with 17 coaches including one AC-2 tier, one AC-3 tier, 7 Sleeper class, 6 General Second class, 2 General second class cum Disabled/Luggage/Brakevan.
Reservation: Bookings will commence from 19 December 2011 at all PRS centres.