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 Raigarh to Bhandara Road - Raigarh Hazrat Nizamuddin Gondwana SF Special (04079) and Puri Jodhpur Weekly SF Special (02093).
Raigarh to Bhandara Road Raigarh Hazrat Nizamuddin Gondwana SF Special (04079) departs from Raigarh station (RIG) at and arrives Bhandara Road station (BRD) at . This train has 13 stoppages.
Raigarh to Bhandara Road Puri Jodhpur Weekly SF Special (02093) departs from Raigarh station (RIG) at and arrives Bhandara Road station (BRD) at . This train has 9 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 Raigarh to Bhandara Road - Gitanjali SF Special (02260).
Raigarh to Bhandara Road Gitanjali SF Special (02260) departs from Raigarh station (RIG) at and arrives Bhandara Road station (BRD) at . This train has 6 stoppages. Raigarh to Bhandara Road duronto fare is Rs.940 in Third AC, Rs.1305 in Second AC and Rs.350 in Sleeper for this train which includes meal charges also.