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 Igatpuri to Satna - Mumbai LTT Barauni Chhath Puja Special (05298).
Igatpuri to Satna Mumbai LTT Barauni Chhath Puja Special (05298) departs from Igatpuri station (IGP) at and arrives Satna station (STA) at . This train has 10 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 Igatpuri to Satna - Mumbai LTT Prayagraj AC Duronto Express (12293).
Igatpuri to Satna Mumbai LTT Prayagraj AC Duronto Express (12293) departs from Igatpuri station (IGP) at and arrives Satna station (STA) at . This train has 4 stoppages. Igatpuri to Satna duronto fare is Rs.3760 in First AC, Rs.1575 in Third AC and Rs.2225 in Second AC for this train which includes meal charges also.
Suvidha as the name suggests is a series of express trains that was introduced a couple of years back in lieu to beat the peak season rush on other trains. These trains have sleeper, second seating and ac coaches. The advance reservation period for these trains are a maximum of 30 days only as against other trains that have 120 days of ARP. For suvidha trains passengers are issued either confirmed berth or RAC and there is no waitlist concept in Suvidha trains. So for passengers who are looking for a sure shot seat can opt for Suvidha train if this train is available for your route. But hang on, before you proceed further to book a ticket in this trains, let us tell you that it will burn a hole in your pocket because Suvidha trains too have dynamic fare (flexi fare) system just like rajdhani and Shatabdi trains. So you might end up paying more for a SL class than Second AC of any other train on same route. Also, senior citizens and children are not given any privilege of concession in these trains. And once you drop the plan to travel, do it carefully as there is no cancellation permitted for these trains of course with some exceptions. 1 suvidha train runs from Igatpuri to Satna - Mumbai CSMT Patna Suvidha Express (82356).
Igatpuri to Satna Mumbai CSMT Patna Suvidha Express (82356) departs from Igatpuri station (IGP) at and arrives Satna station (STA) at . This train has 4 stoppages.