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 Durg to Kolkata - Porbandar Santragachi Kavi Guru SF Special (09093) and Porbandar Howrah SF Special Fare Special (09205).
Durg to Kolkata Porbandar Santragachi Kavi Guru SF Special (09093) departs from Durg station (DURG) at and arrives Santragachi Jn station (SRC) at . This train has 12 stoppages. In Porbandar Santragachi Kavi Guru SF Special (09093), seat availability status is RLWL4/WL2 in Second AC (2A) with 73% chance of confirmation, seat availability status is RLWL1/WL1 in Third AC (3A) with 64% chance of confirmation, seat availability status is RLWL19/WL14 in Sleeper (SL) with 65% chance of confirmation and seat availability status is AVAILABLE 46 in Second Seater (2S) for tomorrow.
Durg to Kolkata Porbandar Howrah SF Special Fare Special (09205) departs from Durg station (DURG) at and arrives Howrah Jn station (HWH) at . This train has 11 stoppages.
Duronto express is a newer premium class of train which runs as fast as Rajdhanis. Duronto word comes from restless in Bengali as these trains had no intermediate commercial stops when they started. But since Indian Railways incurred losses for these trains, some technical stops were converted to commercial stops. On some routes (such as Delhi-Kolkata) they take lesser time than corresponding Rajdhani express. Unlike rajdhani some durontos also have non-air conditioned sleeper class. Thus, Duronto trains have classes First AC (1A), AC II-tier, AC III-tier and Sleeper. Bed-rolls in sleeper class of Mixed Duronto Express trains will be supplied to passengers on demand, on payment of stipulated charges. Duronto trains are distinguished by vibrant and colorful vinyl coating on the outer surface of the coaches. 1 duronto train runs from Durg to Kolkata - Gitanjali SF Special (02259).
Durg to Kolkata Gitanjali SF Special (02259) departs from Durg station (DURG) at and arrives Santragachi Jn station (SRC) at . This train has 10 stoppages. Durg to Kolkata duronto fare is Rs.1395 in Third AC, Rs.1955 in Second AC and Rs.520 in Sleeper for this train which includes meal charges also. In Gitanjali SF Special (02259), seat availability status is RLWL10/WL8 in Second AC (2A) with 67% chance of confirmation, seat availability status is RLWL26/WL25 in Third AC (3A) with 50% chance of confirmation, seat availability status is RLWL62/WL50 in Sleeper (SL) with 46% chance of confirmation and seat availability status is RLWL51/WL48 in Second Seater (2S) with 40% chance of confirmation for tomorrow.
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 Durg to Kolkata - Sainagar Shirdi Howrah Weekly SF Special Fare Special (02593).
Durg to Kolkata Sainagar Shirdi Howrah Weekly SF Special Fare Special (02593) departs from Durg station (DURG) at and arrives Howrah Jn station (HWH) at . This train has 8 stoppages.
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 Durg to Kolkata - Pune Santragachi Humsafar Express (20821).
Durg to Kolkata Pune Santragachi Humsafar Express (20821) departs from Durg station (DURG) at and arrives Santragachi Jn station (SRC) at . This train has 8 stoppages. Durg to Kolkata humsafar fare is Rs.1350 in Third AC and Rs.500 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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