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 Bengaluru to Gudur Jn - KSR Bengaluru Danapur Chhath Puja Special (Via Nagpur) (03698), Yesvantpur Patliputra SF Special Fare Special (22352) and Krishnarajapuram Bhubaneswar Humsafar Special (22834).
Bengaluru to Gudur Jn KSR Bengaluru Danapur Chhath Puja Special (Via Nagpur) (03698) departs from Bengaluru City Jn station (SBC) at and arrives Gudur Jn station (GDR) at . This train has 4 stoppages.
Bengaluru to Gudur Jn Yesvantpur Patliputra SF Special Fare Special (22352) departs from Yesvantpur Jn station (YPR) at and arrives Gudur Jn station (GDR) at .
Bengaluru to Gudur Jn Krishnarajapuram Bhubaneswar Humsafar Special (22834) departs from Krishnarajapuram station (KJM) at and arrives Gudur Jn station (GDR) at .
Double decker express, as the name suggests, are 2 storeyed trains that can accommodate more number of passengers compared to other express or mail trains. These trains ply between important cities which are just a few hundred kilometres apart. These are fully AC coaches and have only seating facilities with Chair Car (CC) class. There is a ladder to climb up the upper deck of coach. These trains do not offer catering facilities. Double-decker Trains are usually painted in vibrant yellow and red color while some other express trains also have double decker non ac coaches. 1 double-decker train runs from Bengaluru to Gudur Jn - Yesvantpur Howrah SF Special (12864).
Bengaluru to Gudur Jn Yesvantpur Howrah SF Special (12864) departs from Yesvantpur Jn station (YPR) at and arrives Gudur Jn station (GDR) at . Bengaluru to Gudur Jn double-decker fare is Rs.765 in Third AC, Rs.180 in Second Seater, Rs.1065 in Second AC and Rs.295 in Sleeper for this train. In Yesvantpur Howrah SF Special (12864), seat availability status is GNWL352/WL145 in Sleeper (SL) with 28% chance of confirmation and seat availability status is GNWL71/WL55 in Second Seater (2S) with 74% chance of confirmation for tomorrow.
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 Bengaluru to Gudur Jn - Banaswadi Patna Humsafar Express (22354).
Bengaluru to Gudur Jn Banaswadi Patna Humsafar Express (22354) departs from Krishnarajapuram station (KJM) at and arrives Gudur Jn station (GDR) at . Bengaluru to Gudur Jn humsafar fare is Rs.920 in Third AC for this train.