Central Railways to run 11 unreserved special trains for ‘Mahaparinirvan Diwas’

Three special trains will run between Nagpur and Mumbai, six will run from Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus/Dadar to Sewagram/Ajni/Nagpur and two between Solapur and CST.

By: PTI | Mumbai | Published:November 30, 2016 6:06 pm
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The Central Railway (CR) will run 11 unreserved special trains in view of the expected heavy rush of passengers on account of Babasaheb Ambedkar’s “Mahaparinirvan Divas” on December 6. Three special trains will run between Nagpur and Mumbai, six will run from Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus/Dadar to Sewagram/Ajni/Nagpur and two between Solapur and CST, a statement issued by CR said. Special train No. 01262 will leave Nagpur at 11.55 PM on December 4 and reach CST at 2.35 PM the next day and special train No. 01264 will depart from Nagpur at 07.50 AM on December 5 and will arrive at CST at 12.10 midnight, it said.

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Special train No. 01266 will leave Nagpur at 3.55 PM on December 5 and will reach CST at 11.35 AM the next day. Special train No. 01249 will depart from Mumbai CST at 4.05 PM on December 6 and will reach Ajni at 08.10 AM the next morning, while special train No. 01251 will leave CST at 6.40 PM on December special 6 and will reach Sewagram at 10.30 AM the next morning, it added.

“Special train No. 01253 will leave Dadar at 12.40 midnight on December 7 and will reach Nagpur at 6 PM the same day and Special train No. 01255 will leave CST at 12.35 PM on December 7 and will reach Nagpur at 3.30 AM the next day,” the statement said.

Special train No. 01257 will leave CST at 6.40 PM on December 8 and will reach Nagpur at 12.10 PM the next day and special train No. 01259 will leave Dadar at 12.40 midnight on December 8 and will arrive in Nagpur at 6 PM the same day, it added.

Giving the timings of the special trains to be run between Solapur and CST, the statement said train No. 01315 will leave Solapur at 5.20 PM on December 5 and arrive CST at 01.20 midnight, while train No. 01316 will leave CST at 12.25 mid-night on December 7 and reach Solapur at 10.10 AM the same day.

The unreserved specials will run with 12 General second class, it said.