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 Delhi to Basti - Amrapali Express Special (15708).
Delhi to Basti Amrapali Express Special (15708) departs from Old Delhi station (DLI) at and arrives Basti station (BST) at . This train has 14 stoppages. In Amrapali Express Special (15708), seat availability status is TRAIN CANCELLED in Second AC (2A) with 0% chance of confirmation, seat availability status is TRAIN CANCELLED in Third AC (3A) with 0% chance of confirmation, seat availability status is TRAIN CANCELLED in Sleeper (SL) with 0% chance of confirmation and seat availability status is TRAIN CANCELLED in Second Seater (2S) with 0% chance of confirmation for tomorrow.
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 Delhi to Basti - Anand Vihar Terminal Gorakhpur Humsafar Festival Special (via Basti) (12596).
Delhi to Basti Anand Vihar Terminal Gorakhpur Humsafar Festival Special (via Basti) (12596) departs from Anand Vihar Trm station (ANVT) at and arrives Basti station (BST) at . Delhi to Basti humsafar fare is Rs.1240 in Third AC for this train.