Come June 1st, IR to start 100 train pairs. See Full List and Guidelines.

UPDATE: Online Booking to Start Today at 10:00 am.

Indian Railways (IR) has decided to start 100 pairs of trains across its network effective June 1, 2020.

Online booking for these trains commence at 10 am on May 21,2020. Bookings may be done for these trains 30 days in advance, IR said in a statement.

This follows the decision to slowly restore normalcy and gradually bring regular services back on track to facilitate travel .

The list of restored trains is given below:

Pair NoTrain No.FromToTrain Name
101016/15GorakhpurLokmanyatilak (T)Kushinagar Express
201019/20Mumbai CSTBhubaneswarKonarka Express
301061/62Lokmanyatilak (T)DarbhangaDarbhanga Express
401071/72Lokmanyatilak (T)VaranasiKamayani Express
501093/94Mumbai CSTVaranasiMahanagri Express
601139/40Mumbai CSTGadagExpress
701301/02Mumbai CSTKsr BengaluruUdyan Express
802156/55H. NizamuddinHabibganjBhopal Express
902230/29New DelhiLucknow JnLucknow Mail
1002296/95DanapurKsr BengaluruSanghmitra Express
1102377/78SealdahNew AlipurduarPadatik Express
1202392/91New DelhiRajgirShramjevi Express
1302394/93New DelhiRajendra NagarSampoorn Kranti Express
1402418/17New DelhiPrayagrajPragraj Expess
1502420/19New DelhiLucknowGomti Express
1602407/08ASRNJPKarambhum i Exp
1702357/58AmritsarKolkataexpress
1802452/51New DelhiKanpurShram Shakti Express
1902463/64JodhpurDelhi S RohillaSamprak kranti
2002477/78JaipurJodhpurexpress
2102479/80Bandra (T)JodhpurSuryanagri Express
2202533/34Lucknow JnMumbai CSTPushpak Express
2302555/56HisarGorakhpurGorakhdham Express
2402560/59New DelhiManduadihShivganga Express
2502618/17H. NizamuddinErnakulamMangla Express
2604009/10Anand ViharBapudham MotihariChamparan Satyagrah Express
2702629/30New DelhiYesvantpurKarnatakaSamprak kranti Express
2802701/02Mumbai CSTHyderabadHusain Sagar Express
2902703/04HowrahSecunderabadFalaknuma Express
3002715/16H. S. NandedAmritsarSachkhand Express
3102724/23New DelhiHyderabadTelangana Express
3202792/91DanapurSecunderabadExpress
3302801/02PuriNew DelhiPurushottam Express
3402810/09HowrahMumbai CSTHWH-Mumbai Mail
3502833/34AhmedabadHowrahExpress
3602904/03AmritsarMumbai CentralGolden Temple Mail
3702916/15DelhiAhmedabadAshram Express
3802926/25AmritsarBandra (T)Paschim Express
3902933/34Mumbai CentralAhmedabadKarnavati Express
4002963/64H. NizamuddinUdaipur CityMewar Express
4108183/84TatanagarDanapurExpress
4205484/83DelhiAlipurduarMahananda Express
4306345/46Mumbai (LTT)Thiruvananthapuram CentralNetrvati Express
4402805/06VishakapatnamNew DelhiAP Express
4502182/81H. NizamuddinJabalpurExpress
4602418/17New DelhiVaranasiMahamana Express
4702955/56Mumbai CentraljaipurExpress
4807201/02GunturSecunderabadGolconda Express
4902793/94TirupatiNizamabadRayalseema Express
5009165/66AhmedabadDarbhangaSabarmati Express
5109167/68AhmedabadVaranasiSabarmati Express
5209045/46SuratChhapraTapti Ganga Express
5303201/02PatnaLokmanyatilak (T)Express
5402553/54SaharsaNew DelhiVaishali Express
5502307/08HowrahJodhpu/BikanerExpress
5602381/82HowrahNew DelhiPoorva Express
5702303/04HowrahNew DelhiPoorva Express
5802141/42Lokmanyatilak (T)PatliputraExpress
5902557/58MuzaffarpurAnand ViharSapt Kranti Express
6005273/74RaxaulAnand ViharSatyagrah Express
6102419/20Anand ViharGhazipurSuhaildev Express
6202433/34Anand ViharGhazipurExpress
6309041/42Bandra (T)GhazipurExpress
6404673/74AmritsarJaynagarShaheed Express
6504649/50AmritsarJaynagarSaryu Yamuna Express
6602541/42GorakhpurLokmanyatilak (T)Express
6705955/56DibrugarhDelhiBrahmputra Mail
6802149/50PuneDanapurExpress
6902947/48AhmedabadPatnaAzimabad Express
7005645/46Lokmanyatilak (T)GuwahatiExpress
7102727/28HyderabadVisakhapatnamGodavari Express
72Spl.AhmedabadMuzaffarpurVia Surat
73Spl.AhmedabadGorakhpurVia Surat
Duronto trains having NON AC Coaches
7402245/12246Howrah (1050)Yasvantpur (1600)Duronto Express
7502201/22202Sealdah (2000)Puri (0435)Duronto Express
7602213/22214Shalimar (2200)Patna (0640)Duronto Express
7702283/12284Ernakulam (2325)Nizamuddin (1940)Duronto Express
7802285/12286Secundarabad (1310)Nizamuddin (1035)Duronto Express
JANSHATABDI TRAINS
Sr.Train No.FromToTrain Name
7902073/74Howrah Jn (1325)Bhubaneswar (2020)Jan Shatabdi Express
8002023/24Howrah Jn (1405)Patna Jn (2245)Jan Shatabdi Express
8102365/66Patna (0600)Ranchi (1355)Jan Shatabdi Express
8202091/92Dehradun (1545)Kathgodam (2335)Jan Shatabdi Express
8302067/68Guwahati (0630)Jorhat Town (1320)Jan Shatabdi Express
8402053/54Haridwar (1445)Amritsar (2205)Jan Shatabdi Express
8502055/56New Delhi (1520)Dehradun (2110))Jan Shatabdi Express
8602057/58New Delhi (1435)Una Himachal (2210)Jan Shatabdi Express
8702065/66Ajmer (0540)Delhi Sarai Rohilla (1135)Jan Shatabdi Express
8802069/70Raigarh (0620)Gondia (1325)Jan Shatabdi Express
8902021/22Howrah (0620)Barbil (1305)Jan Shatabdi Express
9002075/76Calicut (1345)Trivendrum (2135)Jan Shatabdi Express
9102081/82Kannur (0450)Trivendrum (1425)Jan Shatabdi Express
9202079/80Bengaluru (0600)Hubli (1345)Jan Shatabdi Express
9302089/90Yashwantpur (1730)Shivamoga Town (2155)Jan Shatabdi Express
9402059/60Kota (0555)Nizamuddin (1230)Jan Shatabdi Express
9502061/62Habibganj (1740)Jabalpur (2255)Jan Shatabdi Express
9609037/38Bandra(T)GorakhpurAvadh Express
9709039/40Bandra(T)MuzaffarpurAvadh Express
9802565/66DarbhangaNew DelhiBihar Sampark Kranti
9902917/18AhmedabadNizamuddinGujarat Sampark Kranti
10002779/80Vasco da GamaNizamuddinGoa Express

Guidelines for Booking and Boarding 100 Special Trains starting from June 1, 2020

These special services are in addition to the existing Shramik special trains being run since May 1, 2020 and Special AC trains (30 trains) being run since May 12, 2020.

Other regular passenger services including all mail/express, passenger and suburban services shall remain cancelled until further advice, IR said.

Train Type: Special trains on the pattern of Regular Trains 

These will be fully reserved trains having both AC and Non AC classes. General (GS) coaches shall also have reserved seat for sitting. There will be no unreserved coach in the train.

Fare shall be as normal and for General (GS) coaches, being reserved, second seating(2S) fare shall be charged and seat will be provided to all the passengers.

 IR has outlined details of booking, reservation quotas, catering and bedroll in its statement. They are as follows:-

Booking of Tickets & Charting:

i.     Only online E-Ticketing will be done through IRCTC website or through Mobile App. No tickets will be booked across the reservation counter on any Railway Station. Booking of tickets through ‘agents’, (both IRCTC Agents and Railway Agents) shall not be permitted.

ii.    The ARP (advance reservation period) shall be maximum 30 days.

iii.  RAC and Wait list will be generated as per extant rules however waiting list ticket holders shall not be permitted to board the train. 

iv.   No unreserved (UTS) tickets will be issued and no tickets will be issued onboard to any passenger during the journey.

v.    No tatkal and premium tatkal booking shall be permitted in these trains.

vi.   First chart shall be prepared at least 4 hours before scheduled departure and second chart shall be prepared at least 2 hours((unlike present practice of 30 minutes) before scheduled departure. Only online current booking shall be permitted in between first and second chart preparation.

vii. All passengers shall be compulsorily screened and only asymptomatic passengers are allowed to enter /board the train.

viii. Passengers travelling by these special services will observe the following precautions :

1.    Only passengers with Confirmed tickets shall be allowed to enter the Railway station. 

2.    All passengers must wear face covers/masks at the entry and during travel.

3.    The passengers shall reach the station at-least 90 minutes in advance to facilitate thermal screening at the station. Only passengers who are found asymptomatic will be permitted to travel.

4.    Passengers shall observe social distancing both at the station and on trains.

5.    On arrival at their destination, the travelling passengers will have to adhere to such health protocols as are prescribed by the destination state/UT

Quota Permitted: 

All quotas shall be permitted in these special trains as has been permitted in Regular trains. Limited number of reservation (PRS) counters shall be operated for this purpose. However, normal ticket booking cannot be done through these counters. 

Concessions: Only four categories of Divyangjan concession and 11 categories of patient concessions are permitted in these special trains..

Cancellation and Refund rule: Railway Passengers (Cancellation of Ticket and Refund of Fare) Rules, 2015 shall be applicable. 

In addition following instructions already issued regarding Refund of fare in case passenger is not found fit for travelling due to symptoms of Corona shall remain applicable.

As per MHA guidelines all passengers shall be compulsorily screened and only asymptomatic passengers shall be allowed to enter/board the train.

If during screening a passenger has very high temperature/symptoms of Covid-19 etc., he shall not be allowed to travel despite having confirmed tickets. In such case full refund shall be provided to passenger as under:-

(i)   On PNR having single passenger.

(ii)  On a party ticket if one passenger is found unfit to travel and also all  other passengers on the same PNR do not want to travel in that case full refund shall be granted for all passengers.

(iii) On a party ticket if one passenger is found unfit to travel however other passengers on the PNR want to travel in that case full refund of fare shall be granted to passenger who was not allowed to travel.

For all the above cases, TTE certificates as per extant practice shall be issued to the passenger at the entry/checking/screening point itself mentioning “Number of passengers not travelled due to symptoms of Covid 19 in one or more passengers”

After getting TTE certificates, online TDR shall be filed for refund of not travelled passengers, within 10 days from the date of journey and the original

TTE certificate issued shall be sent by the passenger to IRCTC as per extant provision and full fare for the part passenger/full who have not travelled shall be refunded by IRCTC in the customer’s account.

For the above purpose, CRIS and IRCTC shall make necessary changes for filing of TDR for non-travelling passengers due to covid-19 symptoms. One option ‘part/full passenger not allowed to travel by Railways due to very high temperature/covid-19 symptoms’ will be available.

Catering: 

No catering charges shall be included in the fare. Provision for pre paid meal booking, e-catering shall be disabled. However, IRCTC shall make provision for limited eatables and packaged drinking water on payment basis only in limited trains, having Pantry car attached. Information to this effect shall be made available to passengers during time of booking ticket.

Passengers are encouraged to carry their own food and drinking water. 

All static catering and vending units (Multi Purpose stalls, Bookstalls, Misc./Chemist stalls etc) at Railway stations will remain open. In case of Food Plaza and Refreshments rooms etc, cooked items may be served as take away only with no sit-down eating arrangements in place. 

Linen and Blanket: 

No Linen, blankets and curtains shall be provided inside the train. Passengers are advised to carry their own linen for the travel. The temperature inside AC coaches shall be suitably regulated for this purpose. 

Zonal Railways have been instructed to ensure that there are separate entry and exit gates at Railway stations to the extent feasible so that there is no face to face movement of passengers. Zonal railways will be guided by standard social distancing guidelines on stations and trains and observe the safety, security and hygiene protocols.

All passengers must download and use the Aarogya Setu application. Passengers are advised to travel light.

As per MHA guidelines the movement of the passenger(s) as well as the driver of the vehicle transporting the passenger(s) to and fro the Railway Station shall be allowed on the basis of the confirmed e-ticket.

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