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 Bhopal to Bilaspur - Jodhpur Puri Weekly SF Special (02094) and Valsad Puri COVID 19 Special (09209).
Bhopal to Bilaspur Jodhpur Puri Weekly SF Special (02094) departs from Bhopal Jn station (BPL) at and arrives Bilaspur Jn station (BSP) at . This train has 12 stoppages.
Bhopal to Bilaspur Valsad Puri COVID 19 Special (09209) departs from Bhopal Jn station (BPL) at and arrives Bilaspur Jn station (BSP) at . This train has 8 stoppages.
Rajdhani express are premium category trains by the Indian Railways that redefines luxury travelling in India. It is a fully air-conditioned train which connects country capital (Delhi) with state capitals. That is why they are called 'Rajdhani' which translates to 'Capital' in English. These train runs at very high speed and therefore it usually takes least time to reach destination compared to other trains on the same route. Mumbai rajdhani is the fastest rajdhani train which attains a maximum speed of 140 kmph on some stretch. Rajdhani Express offers catering facilities inside the train the fare of which is included in ticket fare. Rajdhani trains have 3 classes - First AC (1A), AC II-tier (2A) and AC III-tier (3A) only and they are coupled with LHB coaches that have higher safety features. The ticket fare for Rajdhani is maximum amongst all trains on the same route and has dynamic fare (Flexi Fare) system. Waitlisted passengers are strictly not allowed inside this train. Rajdhani train coaches are usually painted in red with a grey colored strip outside. 2 rajdhani trains run from Bhopal to Bilaspur - New Delhi Bilaspur COVID 19 AC Special (02442) and New Delhi Bilaspur Rajdhani Express (12442).
Bhopal to Bilaspur New Delhi Bilaspur COVID 19 AC Special (02442) departs from Bhopal Jn station (BPL) at and arrives Bilaspur Jn station (BSP) at . This train has 6 stoppages. Bhopal to Bilaspur rajdhani fare is Rs.3185 in First AC, Rs.1345 in Third AC and Rs.1885 in Second AC for this train which includes meal charges also.
Bhopal to Bilaspur New Delhi Bilaspur Rajdhani Express (12442) departs from Bhopal Jn station (BPL) at and arrives Bilaspur Jn station (BSP) at . This train has 6 stoppages. Bhopal to Bilaspur rajdhani fare is Rs.3290 in First AC, Rs.1425 in Third AC and Rs.1965 in Second AC for this train which includes meal charges also. Bilaspur Rajdhani connects New Delhi to the state of Chhattisgarh. This is one of those Rajdhanis that does not originate or terminate to a state capital. Bilaspur Rajdhani is again a long train consisting of 20 coaches in total. It consists of 6 AC II tier coaches which is maximum in any Rajdhani after Patna Rajdhani which has 7.
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. 2 humsafar trains run from Bhopal to Bilaspur - Indore Puri Humsafar Express (19317) and Habibganj Santragachi Weekly Humsafar Express (22169).
Bhopal to Bilaspur Indore Puri Humsafar Express (19317) departs from Bhopal Jn station (BPL) at and arrives Bilaspur Jn station (BSP) at . This train has 7 stoppages. Bhopal to Bilaspur humsafar fare is Rs.1300 in Third AC for this train.
Bhopal to Bilaspur Habibganj Santragachi Weekly Humsafar Express (22169) departs from Habibganj station (HBJ) at and arrives Bilaspur Jn station (BSP) at . This train has 0 stoppages. Bhopal to Bilaspur humsafar fare is Rs.1260 in Third AC and Rs.480 in Sleeper 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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