Indian Railways Train Timetable: Six New Trains Introduced. Routes, Timings And Other Details

Indian Railways has announced two new trains each in the Tejas, Humsafar and Antyodaya services.

Indian Railways Train Timetable: Six New Trains Introduced. Routes, Timings And Other Details

The new train timetable is applicable from November 1, 2017

Indian Railways has announced introduction of six new trains across its Tejas Express, Humsafar Express and Antyodaya Express services. The new trains will run under Indian Railways' new timetable effective November 1, 2017. Humsafar, Tejas and Antyodaya were among the four new train projects announced by the government in the Rail Budget of financial year 2016-17, along with Uday Express. The six new trains will comprise two new trains each in the Tejas, Humsafar and Antyodaya services, according to a press release by Indian Railways dated October 31.

The Railways said the date of introduction of the six trains will be notified later. Here are the six new trains to be introduced by the Railways:

New Tejas Express trains

1. New Delhi-Chandigarh Tejas Express Train


The train between New Delhi and Chandigarh will operate six days a week except Wednesdays and comprise 12 coaches - nine AC Chair Cars, one Executive AC Chair Car and two Regenerative Cars, according to the Indian Railways.
22425 New Delhi-Chandigarh Except WedStation22426 Chandigarh-New Delhi Except Wed
-930New Delhi1730-
1225-Chandigarh-1435
(Train schedule as shared by the Northern Railway on its website)

The carrier said the date of introduction "will be notified later".

2. Lucknow Junction-Anand Vihar Terminal Tejas Express Train


The train between Lucknow Junction And Anand Vihar Terminal will also operate six days a week except Thursday and comprise 11 coaches including eight AC Chair Cars and one Executive AC Chair Car.
12585 Lucknow Jn -Anand Vihar T Except ThuStation12586 Anand Vihar T-Lucknow Jn  Except Thu
-650Lucknow Jn2205-
805810Kanpur Central20302040
(Train schedule as shared by the Northern Railway on its website)

New Humsafar Express Trains

3. Sealdah-Jammu Tawi Humsafar Express Train


The third among the six new trains announced by the Railways is a weekly Humsafar Express train service between Sealdah (Kolkata) and Jammu Tawi. This 18-coach Humsafar Express train will hail out of Sealdah on Monday, and from Jammu Tawi on Wednesdays, according to the Railways. The train will comprise 16 AC III Tier Cars.
22317 Sealdah-Jammu TawiStation22318 Jammu Tawi-Sealdah
-1520 (MON)Sealdah1745 (THU)-
2340 (TUE)-Jammu Tawi-0720 (WED)
(Train schedule as shared by the Northern Railway on its website)

4. Anand Vihar Terminal-Allahabad Humsafar Express Train


The new Humsafar Express train between Anand Vihar Terminal and Allahabad will operate on a tri-weekly basis. The train service will start from Anand Vihar on Mondays and from Allahabad on Wednesdays.
Anand Vihar T – AllahabadStationAllahabad – Anand Vihar T
-2220Anand Vihar T615-
610-Allahabad-2220
(Train schedule as shared by the Northern Railway on its website)

New Antodaya Express Trains

5. Darbhanga-Jalandhar City Antodaya Express Train


The Railways will operate a weekly service between Darbhanga (Bihar) and Jalandhar City (Punjab). This Antodaya Express service will run with an 18-coach train comprising 16 General Class Cars.
(Old No 15567) 22451 DBG-JALANDHAR CITYStation(Old No 15568) 22452 JALANDHAR CITY-DBG
-0345 (SAT)Darbhanga1130 (MON)-
0510 (SUN)-Jalandhar City-1000 (SUN)
(Train schedule as shared by the Northern Railway on its website)

The new Antodaya Express train will start from Darbhanga on Tuesdays, and from Jalandhar City on Thursdays.

6. Bilaspur-Ferozepur Antodaya Express Train


The sixth new train announced by the Railways is the weekly Antodaya Express service between Bilaspur (Chhattisgarh) and Ferozepur (Punjab). This train will have 18 coaches including 16 General Class Cars, according to the Railways.
22895 BILASPUR-FEROZEPURStation22896 FEROZEPUR-BILASPUR
-1000 (SUN)Bilaspur0320 (WED)-
1300 (MON)-Ferozepur-2340 (MON)
(Train schedule as shared by the Northern Railway on its website)

The Antodaya Express will hail out of Bilaspur on Sundays and from Ferozepur on Mondays.

Indian Railways will reduce the running time of close to 500 trains across zones from anywhere between 15 minute to three hours, news agency Press Trust of India reported citing officials in the November time table.

(For PNR status, train running status/enquiry, check out railbeeps.com, NDTV's brand-new train travel site)

Highlights

  • Tejas, Humsafar, Antyodaya to get two new trains each
  • New trains to run under Railways' new timetable effective November 1
  • Humsafar, Tejas, Antyodaya, Uday were announced in Rail Budget 2016-17
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