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Somnath-Puri special train from May 13

rp_IMG_2383-300x30011.jpgApril 29 (TravelAndy): A pair of special trains will run between the pilgrimage destinations of Somnath in west Indian state of Gujarat and Puri, situated on the eastern coast of the country in Odisha.
Train No. 09207 Somnath – Puri (Weekly) Special train will leave Somnath at 07.20 every Saturday and reach Puri at 10.05  the next Monday from May 13 to July 1, 2017.
In the return direction, Train No.09208 Puri – Somnath (Weekly) Special train will leave Puri at 19.45 every Wednesday and reach Somnath at 21.00 hrs the next Friday from May 17 to July 5, 2017.
The train will have AC 2 tier, AC 3 tier, sleeper class and general second class coaches.
The train will halt at Veraval, Keshod, Junagadh, Jetalsar, Virpur, Gondal, Bhakti Nagar, Rajkot, Wankaner, Surendra Nagar, Ahmedabad, Nadiad, Anand, Vadodara, Bharuch, Surat, Nandurbar, Amalner, Jalgaon, Bhusaval, Malkapur, Shegaon, Akola, Badnera Jn, Wardha Jn, Nagpur, Gondia Jn, Raj Nandgaon, Durg, Raipur, Mahasamund, Kariar Road, Kantabanji, Titlagarh, Kesinga, Rayagada, Vizianagaram, Ichchapuram, Brahmapur, Balugaon and Khurda Road stations in both directions.
This will be the only train running between Somnath and Puri.

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India: Special train for religious tourism

rp_IMG_2383-300x30011.jpgJanuary 18 (TravelAndy): Indian Railways will introduce a train for religious tourism, which will start running February 17, 2017.

The train will start and end at Guwahati in Assam and cover religious sites in West Bengal and Odisha states.

This train, which is called the Astha Circuit Tourists train, is aimed at facilitating pilgrimage for Indians at an affordable price. Continue Reading →

Special trains between Jammu and Mumbai

rp_IMG_2383-300x3001.jpgApril 26 (TravelAndy): In order to manage the rush of tourists during the summer months, Indian Railways has decided to extend the service of Suvidha special trains between Jammu and Mumbai from May 6, 2016.

The Jammu Tawi Suvidha weekly special train will depart Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus on May 6 at 06.35 and reach Jammu at 18.00, next day.

On the return trip, the train will leave Jammu Tawi station on May 8, at 07.20 and reach Mumbai at 18.00 the next day. Continue Reading →