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 Bengaluru to Gwalior - Karnataka Sampark Kranti SF Festival Special (Via Ballari) (06249) and Kongu SF Special Fare Special (06077).
Bengaluru to Gwalior Karnataka Sampark Kranti SF Festival Special (Via Ballari) (06249) departs from Yesvantpur Jn station (YPR) at and arrives Gwalior Jn station (GWL) at . This train has 17 stoppages.
Bengaluru to Gwalior Kongu SF Special Fare Special (06077) departs from Krishnarajapuram station (KJM) at and arrives Gwalior Jn station (GWL) at .
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. 2 rajdhani trains run from Bengaluru to Gwalior - KSR Bengaluru Hazrat Nizamuddin Rajdhani Special (02691) and KSR Bengaluru Hazrat Nizamuddin Rajdhani Express (22691).
Bengaluru to Gwalior KSR Bengaluru Hazrat Nizamuddin Rajdhani Special (02691) departs from Bengaluru City Jn station (SBC) at and arrives Gwalior Jn station (GWL) at . This train has 0 stoppages. Bengaluru to Gwalior rajdhani fare is Rs.5825 in First AC, Rs.2365 in Third AC and Rs.3420 in Second AC for this train which includes meal charges also. In KSR Bengaluru Hazrat Nizamuddin Rajdhani Special (02691), seat availability status is AVAILABLE 4 in First AC (1A), seat availability status is AVAILABLE 118 in Second AC (2A) and seat availability status is AVAILABLE 275 in Third AC (3A) for tomorrow.
Bengaluru to Gwalior KSR Bengaluru Hazrat Nizamuddin Rajdhani Express (22691) departs from Bengaluru City Jn station (SBC) at and arrives Gwalior Jn station (GWL) at . This train has 0 stoppages. Bengaluru to Gwalior rajdhani fare is Rs.6395 in First AC, Rs.2850 in Third AC and Rs.3905 in Second AC for this train which includes meal charges also. Although Banglore Rajdhani is not the fastest train on this route, but is definitely a favourite choice due to its brand image. Earlier this Rajdhani used to run as train number 22691/2 five days a week and as train number 22693/4 on remaining 2 days a week. But train number 22693/4 has been discontinued and train number 22691/2 is extended to all days of the week effective July 02, 2017. This is the only Rajdhani that has seen numerous changes in days of operations right from the start. Now it has been settled down with operating all days a week.
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 Bengaluru to Gwalior - Karnataka Sampark Kranti Express (Via Kacheguda) (12649).
Bengaluru to Gwalior Karnataka Sampark Kranti Express (Via Kacheguda) (12649) departs from Yesvantpur Jn station (YPR) at and arrives Gwalior Jn station (GWL) at . This train has 8 stoppages. Bengaluru to Gwalior sampark-kranti fare is Rs.5005 in First AC, Rs.2035 in Third AC, Rs.2935 in Second AC and Rs.780 in Sleeper for this train.
- 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.
- Seat availability and berth status functionality may not be available between and .
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