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. 1 covid train runs from Bengaluru to Bhubaneswar - Yesvantpur Howrah Covid 19 Duronto Special (02246).
Bengaluru to Bhubaneswar Yesvantpur Howrah Covid 19 Duronto Special (02246) departs from Yesvantpur Jn station (YPR) at and arrives Bhubaneswar station (BBS) at . Bengaluru to Bhubaneswar covid fare is Rs.4745 in First AC, Rs.1950 in Third AC, Rs.2790 in Second AC and Rs.730 in Sleeper for this train. In Yesvantpur Howrah Covid 19 Duronto Special (02246), seat availability status is GNWL23/WL7 in First AC (1A) with 80% chance of confirmation, seat availability status is GNWL43/WL9 in Second AC (2A) with 81% chance of confirmation, seat availability status is GNWL278/WL24 in Third AC (3A) with 42% chance of confirmation and seat availability status is GNWL569/WL120 in Sleeper (SL) with 4% chance of confirmation for tomorrow.
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 Bengaluru to Bhubaneswar - Yesvantpur Howrah Duronto Express (12246).
Bengaluru to Bhubaneswar Yesvantpur Howrah Duronto Express (12246) departs from Yesvantpur Jn station (YPR) at and arrives Bhubaneswar station (BBS) at . Bengaluru to Bhubaneswar duronto fare is Rs.5105 in First AC, Rs.2265 in Third AC, Rs.3105 in Second AC and Rs.950 in Sleeper for this train which includes meal charges also. Howrah Yesvantpur Duronto (12245/12246) is the fastest train connecting Kolkata to Bengaluru. Although, there is another train 22863 (Hwh Ypr AC Exp) that runs along the same track and same timings and takes same duration to reach destination. The only difference being, Duronto runs 5 days a week while train 22863 is a weekly train running every Monday and has more number of 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. 3 humsafar trains run from Bengaluru to Bhubaneswar - Bengaluru Cantt. Agartala Humsafar Express (12503), Krishnarajapuram Bhubaneswar Humsafar Express (22834) and Yesvantpur Howrah Humsafar Express (22888).
Bengaluru to Bhubaneswar Bengaluru Cantt. Agartala Humsafar Express (12503) departs from Bengaluru Cant station (BNC) at and arrives Bhubaneswar station (BBS) at . This train has 12 stoppages. Bengaluru to Bhubaneswar humsafar fare is Rs.2005 in Third AC for this train.
Bengaluru to Bhubaneswar Krishnarajapuram Bhubaneswar Humsafar Express (22834) departs from Krishnarajapuram station (KJM) at and arrives Bhubaneswar station (BBS) at . Bengaluru to Bhubaneswar humsafar fare is Rs.1960 in Third AC for this train.
Bengaluru to Bhubaneswar Yesvantpur Howrah Humsafar Express (22888) departs from Yesvantpur Jn station (YPR) at and arrives Bhubaneswar station (BBS) at . Bengaluru to Bhubaneswar humsafar fare is Rs.1985 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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