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Pune-Hazrat Nizamuddin weekly train via Kalyan, Vasai Road from May 23

Thereafter, from July 1, 2016, train no 12494 will run every Friday from Hazrat Nizamuddin, and from July 3, 2016, train no 12493 will run every Sunday from Pune, the statement said.

By: Express News Service | Pune | Published: May 22, 2016 12:00 am

The Railways will introduce a weekly AC express train between Hazrat Nizamuddin and Pune via Kota-Ratlam-Surat-Vasai Road-Kalyan. The railway minister will flag off the inaugural train by remote from Rail Bhavan on May 23.

The inaugural special train (No. 02494) will leave Hazrat Nizamuddin at 1625 hrs on 23.5.2016 and arrive in Pune at 1610 hrs the next day. It would return as a special train (No.02493) leaving Pune at 2125 hours on 24.5.2016 and arrive at Hazrat Nizamuddin at 2100 hours the next day.

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The train would run regularly as train no.12494 from Hazrat Nizamuddin from 31.5.2016 to 28.6.2016 every Tuesday, and train no. 12493 from Pune from 2.6.2016 to 30.6.2016 every Thursday. From 1.7.2016, it will leave from Hazrat Nizamuddin every Friday, and from 3.7.2016, it will leave Pune every Sunday, a railway statement said.

The train will leave Hazrat Nizamuddin at 2135 hrs and arrive in Pune at 2125 hrs the next day, and leave Pune at 0515 hours and arrive at Hazrat Nizamuddin at 0535 hours the next day, the release added.

The halts will be Lonavala, Kalyan, Vasai Road, Vapi, Surat, Vadodara, Ratlam, Kota. There will be one first AC, five AC-2 tier, eight AC-3 tier and one pantry car in the train.

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  1. Mariappan Srinivasan
    May 21, 2016 at 1:32 pm
    Requested to introduce direct bi-weeklytrain from Pune to Chennai/MaduraiandTirunelveli. I always experienced difficulties in getting reserved ticket from Kovilpatti ( Madurai division in SR) both via Chennai / Bangaloru KRPuram ,I have been compelled to reserve ticket to and fro from Kalyan and get down at Pune or entry at Pune since Pune in Pooled/remote location quota. lt;br/gt; So from Pune Mini Metro direct train have to be operated to Tamilnadu.Till now Pune to Earnakulam only one direct train operated to SR