SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY
RUNNING OF 9 PAIRS OF SPECIAL TRAINS BY SER
Kolkata, 22nd May, 2020:
With a view to clear stranded passengers at various places across the country due to lockdown, Ministry of Railways have decided to run 100 pairs of Special Trains all over Indian Railways. Out of these 100 pairs, South Eastern Railway will run 9 pairs of Special Trains originating from Howrah, Shalimar, Tatanagar and Ranchi towards Mumbai, Yesvantpur, Bhubaneswar, Ahmedabad, Secunderabad, Danapur, Barbil and Patna with effect from 1st June, 2020. These Special Trains will run as per the existing route, timings, stoppages and compositions of regular Mail/Express, Duronto and Jan Shatabdi trains. These Special Trains are:
1. 02245/02246 Howrah -Yesvantpur - Howrah Superfast Special:
This train will run every Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday w.e.f 02.06.2020 from Howrah. In the opposite direction, the train will run every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday w.e.f. 04.06.2020 from Yesvantpur. The train will run as per the route, timings and stoppages of 12245/12246 Howrah-Yesvantpur- Howrah Duronto Express.
2. 02213/02214 Shalimar - Patna- Shalimar Special:
This train will run from Shalimar every Monday, Wednesday and Friday w.e.f. 01.06.2020. In the return direction, the train will run from Patna every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday w.e.f. 02.06.2020. The train will run as per the route, timings and stoppages of 22213/22214 Shalimar- Patna- Shalimar Duronto Express.
3. 02021/02022 Howrah-Barbil-Howrah Superfast Special:
This train will run daily from Howrah and Barbilw.e.f. 01.06.2020. The train will run as per the route, timings and stoppages of 12021/12022 Howrah-Barbil-Howrah Jan Shatabdi Express.
4. 02810/02809 Howrah-CSMT (Mumbai)-Howrah Superfast Special:
This train will run daily from Howrah w.e.f. 01.06.2020 and from CSMT (Mumbai) w.e.f 03.06.2020. The train will run as per the route, timings and stoppages of 12810/12809 Howrah-CSMT (Mumbai)-Howrah Mail.
5. 02834/02833 Howrah-Ahmedabad-Howrah Superfast Special:
This train will run daily from Howrah w.e.f. 01.06.2020 and from Ahmedabad w.e.f 04.06.2020. The train will run as per the route, timings and stoppages of 12834/12833 Howrah-Ahmedabad-Howrah Express.
6. 08183/08184 Tatanagar-Danapur-Tatanagar Superfast Special:
This train will run daily from Tatanagar w.e.f. 01.06.2020 and from Danapur w.e.f 02.06.2020. The train will run as per the route, timings and stoppages of 18183/18184 Tatanagar-Danapur-Tatanagar Express.
These apart, three more trains originating/terminating in SER jurisdiction viz. 02703/02704 Howrah-Secunderabad-Howrah Special, 02073/02074 Howrah-Bhubaneswar-Howrah Special and 02365/02366 Patna-Ranchi-Patna Special will also be introduced as per the timings and stoppage of the regular identical train.
Some Salient features and Guidelines for passengers :-
·Online E-ticketing will be done through IRCTC Website or through Mobile App. Tickets are also available in selected PRS counters opened on 22.05.2020.
·ARP (Advance Reservation Period) will be maximum 30 days.
·Both AC and Non AC coaches will be available.
·No unreserved tickets will be issued. General coaches will be also reserved with allotted seats for sitting.
·RAC and waitlisted tickets will be available.
·No Tatkal and premium Tatkal bookings is allowed.
·Waitlisted passengers are not allowed to board/travel.
·Face cover/mask and Arogya Setu app is compulsory.
·Passenger should reach 90 minutes before the scheduled departure of train.
·Only asymptomatic passengers would be allowed to travel. Full refund to all symptomatic passengers.
·Packed food items and water will be available on payment in the pantry cars, if attached to train.
·No linen, blankets or curtains in trains.