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 Tiruppur to Salem - Coimbatore Arakkonam COVID 19 Special (02676) and Coimbatore Katpadi COVID 19 SF Special (02680).
Tiruppur to Salem Coimbatore Arakkonam COVID 19 Special (02676) departs from Tiruppur station (TUP) at and arrives Salem Jn station (SA) at . This train has 2 stoppages. Tiruppur to Salem covid fare is Rs.310 in Chair Car and Rs.85 in Second Seater for this train.
Tiruppur to Salem Coimbatore Katpadi COVID 19 SF Special (02680) departs from Tiruppur station (TUP) at and arrives Salem Jn station (SA) at . This train has 2 stoppages. Tiruppur to Salem covid fare is Rs.310 in Chair Car and Rs.85 in Second Seater for this train.
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 Tiruppur to Salem - Coimbatore MGR Chennai Central Shatabdi Express (12244).
Tiruppur to Salem Coimbatore MGR Chennai Central Shatabdi Express (12244) departs from Tiruppur station (TUP) at and arrives Salem Jn station (SA) at . This train has 2 stoppages. Tiruppur to Salem shatabdi fare is Rs.380 in Chair Car and Rs.770 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.
- RAC is considered as confirmed for evaluating confirmation chances.
- Colors under confirmation chances mean following:
- Red - Not likely to confirm.
- yellow - Difficult to say if this will confirm or not.
- Green - Very likely to confirm.
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