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 Bhadrakh to Basta - Bagha Jatin Express Special (08044).
Bhadrakh to Basta Bagha Jatin Express Special (08044) departs from Bhadrakh station (BHC) at and arrives Basta station (BTS) at . This train has 14 stoppages.
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 Bhadrakh to Basta - Dhauli SF Special (12822).
Bhadrakh to Basta Dhauli SF Special (12822) departs from Bhadrakh station (BHC) at and arrives Basta station (BTS) at . This train has 3 stoppages. Bhadrakh to Basta shatabdi fare is Rs.315 in Chair Car and Rs.95 in Second Seater for this train which includes meal charges also.