Western Railway has scheduled to run two more Parcel Special trains with 2 trips each to transport essential items as well as medicinal supply to mitigate the effects of lockdown due to Covid 19, as per the requirements on this route. The parcel special trains will run between Palanpur – Salchapra and Dewas – Rajendra Nagar.
Details of the additional parcel special trains to run on WR are as follows:-
● Palanpur – Salchapra Parcel Special Train (2 trips)
Train No 00909 Palanpur – Salchapra parcel special train will leave Palanpur at 23.00 hrs on 29th May, 2020 and will reach Salchapra at 05.30 hrs on 1st June, 2020. Similarly, Train No 00910 Salchapra – Palanpur parcel special train will leave Salchapra at 22.00 hrs on 1st June, 2020 & will reach Palanpur at 06.20 hrs on 4th June, 2020. The train will halt at Marwar Jn., Ajmer, Phulera Jn., Jaipur, Yamuna Bridge Agra, Prayagraj Jn, Pt Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Jn., Patliputra, Sonpur, Katihar, New Jalpaiguri, New Bongaigaon, Changsari, New Guwahati, Lumding and Badarpur stations in both directions.
● Dewas – Rajendra Nagar Parcel Special Train (2 Trips)
Train No 00975 Dewas – Rajendra Nagar parcel special train will depart from Dewas on 28th May, 2020 at 20.00 hrs and will reach Rajendra Nagar at 16.25 hrs the next day. Similarly, Train No 00976 Rajendra Nagar – Dewas parcel special train will leave Rajendra Nagar on 30th May, 2020 at 18.00 hrs & will reach Dewas at 14.25 hrs the next day. The train will halt at Bina, Katni, Prayagraj Chheoki and Pt Deen Dayal Uphadaya Jn in both directions.
Parcel Trains Cancelled
However, due to underutilization of some of the parcel special trains on certain routes, the same has now been cancelled.
The Parcel trains which have been cancelled are Train No 00924 Bhuj – Dadar Journey Commencing On (JCO) 28th & 30th May, 2020; Train No 00925 Dadar – Bhuj JCO 29th May, 2020; Train No 00911 Mumbai Central – Firozpur JCO 29th & 31st May, 2020 and Train No 00912 Firozpur – Mumbai Central JCO 31st May & 2nd June 2020.