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 Samastipur Jn to New Jalpaiguri - Amritsar New Jalpaiguri Clone SF Special (04654).
Samastipur Jn to New Jalpaiguri Amritsar New Jalpaiguri Clone SF Special (04654) departs from Samastipur Jn station (SPJ) at and arrives New Jalpaiguri station (NJP) at . This train has 2 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 Samastipur Jn to New Jalpaiguri - New Delhi Dibrugarh Rajdhani Express (Via Samastipur) (20504).
Samastipur Jn to New Jalpaiguri New Delhi Dibrugarh Rajdhani Express (Via Samastipur) (20504) departs from Samastipur Jn station (SPJ) at and arrives New Jalpaiguri station (NJP) at . This train has 3 stoppages. Samastipur Jn to New Jalpaiguri rajdhani fare is Rs.1920 in First AC, Rs.770 in Third AC and Rs.1080 in Second AC for this train which includes meal charges also.
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 Samastipur Jn to New Jalpaiguri - New Delhi Dibrugarh Rajdhani Special (Via Moranhat) (02504).
Samastipur Jn to New Jalpaiguri New Delhi Dibrugarh Rajdhani Special (Via Moranhat) (02504) departs from Samastipur Jn station (SPJ) at and arrives New Jalpaiguri station (NJP) at . This train has 3 stoppages. Samastipur Jn to New Jalpaiguri humsafar fare is Rs.1890 in First AC, Rs.810 in Third AC and Rs.1130 in Second AC for this train.