Sixty special trains will become operational during the Ganesh Chaturthi festival to clear the
extra rush of passengers, the bookings for which will begin from tomorrow, railway officials said today.
Central Railway (CR) announced that Train no 01001 CST Mumbai-Madgaon-CST Mumbai Special will leave CST Mumbai at 12.20 midnight daily (except Thursday) from September 11 to September 29 and arrive at Madgaon at 2.10 pm on the same day.
While train no 01002 special will leave Madgaon at 2.40 pm daily (except Thursday) from September 11 to September 29 and arrive at CST Mumbai at 04.25 am in the morning next day, CR said in a release issued in Mumbai.
Train no 01033 special will leave CST Mumbai at 12.20 midnight on every Thursday from September 10 to October 1 and arrive at Madgaon at 2.10 pm on the same day, while train no 01034 Special will leave Madgaon at 3.25 pm on every Thursday from September10 to October 1 and will arrive at CST at 04.25 in the morning the next day.
The officials said that the booking for the Ganapati special trains would begin from tomorrow.
Train no 01095 Dadar-Sawantwadi-Dadar tri-weekly specials will leave Dadar at 07.50 am on every Sunday, Tuesday and Friday from September 11 to September 29 and arrive at Sawantwadi at
8.30 pm on the same day.
Train no 01096 will leave Sawantwadi at 04.50 am on every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday from September 12 to September 30 and arrive at Dadar at 3.50 pm on the same day, it said.
All these trains will run as fully reserved special trains on special charges and for subsequent trips, bookings will open 60 days in advance excluding the day of journey,they said.