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 Mumbai to Surendranagar - Bandra Terminus Gandhidham Weekly SF Special (09073) and Bandra Terminus Jamnagar Humsafar Special (09123).
Mumbai to Surendranagar Bandra Terminus Gandhidham Weekly SF Special (09073) departs from Mumbai Bandra Terminus station (BDTS) at and arrives Surendranagar station (SUNR) at . This train has 0 stoppages.
Mumbai to Surendranagar Bandra Terminus Jamnagar Humsafar Special (09123) departs from Mumbai Bandra Terminus station (BDTS) at and arrives Surendranagar station (SUNR) at . This train has 0 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 Mumbai to Surendranagar - Mumbai Central Rajkot AC Duronto Express (12267).
Mumbai to Surendranagar Mumbai Central Rajkot AC Duronto Express (12267) departs from Mumbai Central station (MMCT) at and arrives Surendranagar station (SUNR) at . This train has 0 stoppages. Mumbai to Surendranagar duronto fare is Rs.2675 in First AC, Rs.1145 in Third AC and Rs.1595 in Second AC for this train which includes meal charges also. Mumbai Ahmedabad Duronto is one of those trains in India that does not have any commercial stop between its source and destination. There is only one other Duronto-Allahabad NDLS Duronto 12275/76 train that does not have any commercial stoppage in between. Although there are other better options to travel from Mumbai to Ahmedabad, but due to its convenient timings and no halts in between this Duronto makes a good option to travel.
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 Mumbai to Surendranagar - Madgaon Hapa SF Special (02907).
Mumbai to Surendranagar Madgaon Hapa SF Special (02907) departs from Vasai Road station (BSR) at and arrives Surendranagar station (SUNR) at . This train has 8 stoppages. Mumbai to Surendranagar sampark-kranti fare is Rs.955 in Third AC, Rs.215 in Second Seater, Rs.1340 in Second AC and Rs.365 in Sleeper for this train.
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 Mumbai to Surendranagar - Bandra Terminus Jamnagar Humsafar Express (22923).
Mumbai to Surendranagar Bandra Terminus Jamnagar Humsafar Express (22923) departs from Mumbai Bandra Terminus station (BDTS) at and arrives Surendranagar station (SUNR) at . This train has 0 stoppages. Mumbai to Surendranagar humsafar fare is Rs.1130 in Third AC and Rs.430 in Sleeper for this train.