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 Dhone to Anantapur - Kongu SF Special Fare Special (06078).
Dhone to Anantapur Kongu SF Special Fare Special (06078) departs from Dhone station (DHNE) at and arrives Anantapur station (ATP) at . This train has 1 stoppages.
Jan Shatabdi express as the name indicates is the shatabdi express for Jan (common mass). Basically these trains are an affordable version of Shatabdi trains in India. Therefore Jan Shatabdi trains have either seating arrangements as air-conditioned Chair Car (CC) or non air-conditioned Second Seating (2S) coaches. These are very pocket friendly compared to other trains on same route. These trains are for short distances and does not run overnight just like Shatabdi trains. It does not have onboard catering services which is there in Shatabdi trains. In general these trains are painted in white and blue combination with window panes painted either white or blue. 1 jan-shatabdi train runs from Dhone to Anantapur - Puri Yesvantpur Garib Rath Weekly Special (02063).
Dhone to Anantapur Puri Yesvantpur Garib Rath Weekly Special (02063) departs from Dhone station (DHNE) at and arrives Anantapur station (ATP) at . This train has 1 stoppages.
The concept of Garib Rath started with the vision to provide air conditioned berths at a comparatively low price for the people who could not afford to travel in AC coaches. Garib-rath phrase translates to poor man's chariot in English. The fare in this train is almost two-thirds of regular third ac fare. Usually Garib Rath have Third AC (3A) class only excepting some 1-2 trains which also have Chair Car (CC) class. The compartments of these train coaches have 9 berths making an extra space for side middle berth which is not there in any other train in India. In case passengers want to have bedrolls they need to pay separately for it. Some garib-raths run as fast as rajdhani, but they have lesser priority for track clearance compared to them. These trains are painted green with a yellow colored strip along the window panes. 1 garib-rath train runs from Dhone to Anantapur - Puri Yesvantpur Weekly Garib Rath Express (22883).
Dhone to Anantapur Puri Yesvantpur Weekly Garib Rath Express (22883) departs from Dhone station (DHNE) at and arrives Anantapur station (ATP) at . This train has 1 stoppages. Dhone to Anantapur garib-rath fare is Rs.305 in Third AC for this train.