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 Asansol to Bharatpur Jn - Howrah Jodhpur SF Special (02385) and Howrah Bikaner SF Special (Via Agra Fort) (02387).
Asansol to Bharatpur Jn Howrah Jodhpur SF Special (02385) departs from Asansol Jn station (ASN) at and arrives Bharatpur Jn station (BTE) at . This train has 16 stoppages.
Asansol to Bharatpur Jn Howrah Bikaner SF Special (Via Agra Fort) (02387) departs from Asansol Jn station (ASN) at and arrives Bharatpur Jn station (BTE) at . This train has 16 stoppages. In Howrah Bikaner SF Special (Via Agra Fort) (02387), seat availability status is PQWL10/WL7 in Second AC (2A) with 74% chance of confirmation, seat availability status is PQWL37/WL25 in Third AC (3A) with 59% chance of confirmation, seat availability status is PQWL82/WL52 in Sleeper (SL) with 54% chance of confirmation and seat availability status is PQWL30/WL29 in Second Seater (2S) with 71% chance of confirmation for tomorrow.
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 Asansol to Bharatpur Jn - Howrah Ajmer SF Special (02984).
Asansol to Bharatpur Jn Howrah Ajmer SF Special (02984) departs from Asansol Jn station (ASN) at and arrives Bharatpur Jn station (BTE) at . This train has 10 stoppages. Asansol to Bharatpur Jn garib-rath fare is Rs.960 in Third AC for this train.
- 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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