Indian Railways have started special trains to enable passengers to go from one city to another for COVID duration. These trains are rajdhani like trains and will be having only air conditioned classes. Only confirmed seats will be allotted in these trains. No waiting list or RAC tickets will be issued. No concessional fare allowed. Also Tatkal and Premium Tatkal quota booking wont be permitted in these trains. The passengers travelling on the train will be screened for coronavirus and those found asymptomatic will be allowed to travel.Railway board has also added that it will be mandatory for all the passengers to keep his or her mouth covered by a face cover. 3 covid trains run from Akola Jn to Raipur - Mumbai LTT Hatia SF Festival Special (08226), Porbandar Howrah (Aradhana) SF Festival Special (09205) and Ahmedabad Howrah One Way Festival Special (09481).
Akola Jn to Raipur Mumbai LTT Hatia SF Festival Special (08226) departs from Akola Jn station (AK) at and arrives Raipur Jn station (R) at . This train has 6 stoppages.
Akola Jn to Raipur Porbandar Howrah (Aradhana) SF Festival Special (09205) departs from Akola Jn station (AK) at and arrives Raipur Jn station (R) at . This train has 6 stoppages.
Akola Jn to Raipur Ahmedabad Howrah One Way Festival Special (09481) departs from Akola Jn station (AK) at and arrives Raipur Jn station (R) at . This train has 6 stoppages.
Duronto express is a newer premium class of train which runs as fast as Rajdhanis. Duronto word comes from restless in Bengali as these trains had no intermediate commercial stops when they started. But since Indian Railways incurred losses for these trains, some technical stops were converted to commercial stops. On some routes (such as Delhi-Kolkata) they take lesser time than corresponding Rajdhani express. Unlike rajdhani some durontos also have non-air conditioned sleeper class. Thus, Duronto trains have classes First AC (1A), AC II-tier, AC III-tier and Sleeper. Bed-rolls in sleeper class of Mixed Duronto Express trains will be supplied to passengers on demand, on payment of stipulated charges. Duronto trains are distinguished by vibrant and colorful vinyl coating on the outer surface of the coaches. 1 duronto train runs from Akola Jn to Raipur - Gitanjali SF Special (02259).
Akola Jn to Raipur Gitanjali SF Special (02259) departs from Akola Jn station (AK) at and arrives Raipur Jn station (R) at . This train has 8 stoppages. Akola Jn to Raipur duronto fare is Rs.1065 in Third AC, Rs.1475 in Second AC and Rs.395 in Sleeper for this train which includes meal charges also. In Gitanjali SF Special (02259), seat availability status is RLWL83/WL49 in Sleeper (SL) with 61% chance of confirmation and seat availability status is RLWL89/WL84 in Second Seater (2S) with 25% chance of confirmation for tomorrow.
Shatabdi express is a premium category full air-conditioned train that connects important cities of India. These are the fastest trains in India which can run at over 150 kmph. These trains runs for short distances only and are not for overnight journeys. Shatabdi trains have only seating arrangements. They are equipped with safer LHB coaches. The first Shatabdi Express train was introduced in 1988 to commemorate the birth centenary of Jawahar Lal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of India. These train offers catering facilities and the food fare is included in ticket cost. Shatabdi trains have classes Chair Car (CC) and Executive Class(EC). These are best alternative to bus journeys. 1 shatabdi train runs from Akola Jn to Raipur - Ajmer Puri Bi Weekly SF Special (02038).
Akola Jn to Raipur Ajmer Puri Bi Weekly SF Special (02038) departs from Akola Jn station (AK) at and arrives Raipur Jn station (R) at . This train has 6 stoppages.
The concept of Garib Rath started with the vision to provide air conditioned berths at a comparatively low price for the people who could not afford to travel in AC coaches. Garib-rath phrase translates to poor man's chariot in English. The fare in this train is almost two-thirds of regular third ac fare. Usually Garib Rath have Third AC (3A) class only excepting some 1-2 trains which also have Chair Car (CC) class. The compartments of these train coaches have 9 berths making an extra space for side middle berth which is not there in any other train in India. In case passengers want to have bedrolls they need to pay separately for it. Some garib-raths run as fast as rajdhani, but they have lesser priority for track clearance compared to them. These trains are painted green with a yellow colored strip along the window panes. 1 garib-rath train runs from Akola Jn to Raipur - Mumbai LTT Kamakhya Karmabhoomi SF Special (02255).
Akola Jn to Raipur Mumbai LTT Kamakhya Karmabhoomi SF Special (02255) departs from Akola Jn station (AK) at and arrives Raipur Jn station (R) at . This train has 3 stoppages.
- RAC is considered as confirmed for evaluating confirmation chances.
- Colors under confirmation chances mean following:
- Red - Not likely to confirm.
- yellow - Difficult to say if this will confirm or not.
- Green - Very likely to confirm.
- Seat availability and berth status functionality may not be available between and .
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