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 Dahod to Valsad - Haridwar Valsad SF Special (09112), Puri Valsad SF Special (09210) and Gwalior Daund SF Special (04190).
Dahod to Valsad Haridwar Valsad SF Special (09112) departs from Dahod station (DHD) at and arrives Valsad station (BL) at . This train has 5 stoppages.
Dahod to Valsad Puri Valsad SF Special (09210) departs from Dahod station (DHD) at and arrives Valsad station (BL) at . This train has 3 stoppages.
Dahod to Valsad Gwalior Daund SF Special (04190) departs from Dahod station (DHD) at and arrives Valsad station (BL) at . This train has 5 stoppages. In Gwalior Daund SF Special (04190), seat availability status is PQWL29/WL22 in Third AC (3A) with 53% chance of confirmation and seat availability status is PQWL71/WL70 in Second Seater (2S) with 30% chance of confirmation for tomorrow.
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. 1 rajdhani train runs from Dahod to Valsad - August Kranti Rajdhani Express (12954).
Dahod to Valsad August Kranti Rajdhani Express (12954) departs from Dahod station (DHD) at and arrives Valsad station (BL) at . This train has 4 stoppages. Dahod to Valsad rajdhani fare is Rs.1735 in First AC, Rs.750 in Third AC and Rs.1030 in Second AC for this train which includes meal charges also. August Kranti is second Rajdhani that connects Delhi with Mumbai. This train made its maiden run way later than Mumbai Rajdhani on Jan 01, 1992. This Rajdhani is named after the August Kranti maidan of Mumbai from where Quit India Movement started in the year 1942. It has three stoppages in Mumbai (Borivali, Andheri and Mumbai Central) whereas Mumbai Rajdhani has 2 stoppages in Mumbai (Borivali and Mumbai Central) and takes approx 1 hour more than other Rajdhani to reach destination.