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 Katpadi Jn to Erode Jn - MGR Chennai Central Coimbatore COVID 19 Shatabdi Special (06027) and Bilaspur Tirunelveli SF Festival Special (06069).
Katpadi Jn to Erode Jn MGR Chennai Central Coimbatore COVID 19 Shatabdi Special (06027) departs from Katpadi Jn station (KPD) at and arrives Erode Jn station (ED) at . This train has 2 stoppages.
Katpadi Jn to Erode Jn Bilaspur Tirunelveli SF Festival Special (06069) departs from Katpadi Jn station (KPD) at and arrives Erode Jn station (ED) at . This train has 3 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. 1 rajdhani train runs from Katpadi Jn to Erode Jn - MGR Chennai Central Thiruvananthapuram Central SUPER AC Express (22207).
Katpadi Jn to Erode Jn MGR Chennai Central Thiruvananthapuram Central SUPER AC Express (22207) departs from Katpadi Jn station (KPD) at and arrives Erode Jn station (ED) at . This train has 2 stoppages. Katpadi Jn to Erode Jn rajdhani fare is Rs.1560 in First AC, Rs.745 in Third AC and Rs.975 in Second AC for this train which includes meal charges also.
Shatabdi express is a premium category full air-conditioned train that connects important cities of India. These are the fastest trains in India which can run at over 150 kmph. These trains runs for short distances only and are not for overnight journeys. Shatabdi trains have only seating arrangements. They are equipped with safer LHB coaches. The first Shatabdi Express train was introduced in 1988 to commemorate the birth centenary of Jawahar Lal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of India. These train offers catering facilities and the food fare is included in ticket cost. Shatabdi trains have classes Chair Car (CC) and Executive Class(EC). These are best alternative to bus journeys. 1 shatabdi train runs from Katpadi Jn to Erode Jn - MGR Chennai Central Coimbatore Shatabdi Express (12243).
Katpadi Jn to Erode Jn MGR Chennai Central Coimbatore Shatabdi Express (12243) departs from Katpadi Jn station (KPD) at and arrives Erode Jn station (ED) at . This train has 3 stoppages. Katpadi Jn to Erode Jn shatabdi fare is Rs.590 in Chair Car and Rs.1190 in Executive Class for this train which includes meal charges also. Chennai Coimbatore Shatabdi was initially introduced as Duronto category train, but due to the losses incurred by Indian Railways, it was decided to convert this Chennai Coimbatore Express train as Shatabdi Express. It commenced its journey as Shatabdi Express from November 22, 2013 keeping days of operation and composition of train same as before.
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 Katpadi Jn to Erode Jn - Howrah Ernakulam Festival Special (02877).
Katpadi Jn to Erode Jn Howrah Ernakulam Festival Special (02877) departs from Katpadi Jn station (KPD) at and arrives Erode Jn station (ED) at . This train has 3 stoppages.
Sampark Kranti is a series of express trains in India that connects different states of India to the national capital - New Delhi. Sampark in Hindi means connectivity while Kranti is also a word in Hindi language meaning revolution. Thus these trains have revolutionized the state connectivity with center. These trains have a combination of all the classes - AC, Sleeper and Unreserved coaches. Sampark Kranti trains are for long distance journeys. These trains are named after states and Sampark Kranti train for a particular state has most of the stoppages in that state only. 1 sampark-kranti train runs from Katpadi Jn to Erode Jn - Yercaud SF Special (02649).
Katpadi Jn to Erode Jn Yercaud SF Special (02649) departs from Katpadi Jn station (KPD) at and arrives Erode Jn station (ED) at . This train has 7 stoppages. Katpadi Jn to Erode Jn sampark-kranti fare is Rs.1255 in First AC, Rs.555 in Third AC, Rs.755 in Second AC and Rs.130 in Second Seater for this train.
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- Red - Not likely to confirm.
- yellow - Difficult to say if this will confirm or not.
- Green - Very likely to confirm.
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