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. 2 covid trains run from Ara to Sultanpur - Jaynagar Anand Vihar Terminal Festival Special (01667) and Patliputra Chandigarh SF Special Fare Special (03255).
Ara to Sultanpur Jaynagar Anand Vihar Terminal Festival Special (01667) departs from Ara station (ARA) at and arrives Sultanpur station (SLN) at . This train has 4 stoppages.
Ara to Sultanpur Patliputra Chandigarh SF Special Fare Special (03255) departs from Ara station (ARA) at and arrives Sultanpur station (SLN) at . This train has 5 stoppages.
Humsafar trains are long distance superfast trains that traverses overnight journeys. This is a new concept by the Indian Railways. Some Humsafar trains also run for more than 24 hours. Keeping in mind the middle class travellers, Humsafar was launched last year by the Former Railway Minister Mr. Suresh Prabhu. It has only Third AC class coach and have optional meal service. This train follows dynamic pricing meaning fare increases as the seat availability decreases. However, these trains hold lesser priority than Rajdhani and Shatabdi trains. Humsafar trains are equipped with modern day amenities and enhanced safety features. There are CCTV cameras fitted in every coach of Humsafar trains and there are charging points for each berth. One can also see current running speed of train on the LEDs fitted above doors. These trains are characterized by beautiful graffiti paint with vibrant sky blue color on outer surface of coaches. 1 humsafar train runs from Ara to Sultanpur - Patliputra Udaipur City Humsafar Express (19670).
Ara to Sultanpur Patliputra Udaipur City Humsafar Express (19670) departs from Ara station (ARA) at and arrives Sultanpur station (SLN) at . This train has 4 stoppages. Ara to Sultanpur humsafar fare is Rs.670 in Third AC and Rs.245 in Sleeper for this train.