The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has announced that it will conduct a number of Special Travel ins in collaboration with Central Railway to alleviate the high pressure of passengers expected during Christmas and New Year 2022 seasons. Train reservations will be available beginning November 20, 2021, according to an official announcement. The special trains are available for reservation at all Passenger Reservation System (PRS) counters and on the IRCTC website.
According to a press statement issued on Friday, train reservations will be available from November 20, 2021, at all Passenger Reservation System (PRS) counters and on the IRCTC website. All-State and Central Government COVID-19 regulations, including social distancing, sanitization, and other measures, shall be followed in trains and at railway stations, according to the announcement.
Special train schedules and other information-
Train number 01596: From November 21, 2021, until January 2, 2022, the Madgaon Junction – Panvel Special will depart from Madgaon Junction at 16:00 hours on Sundays. The train will arrive in Panvel at 03:15 a.m. the following day.
Train number 01595: From November 22, 2021, until January 3, 2022, the Panvel – Madgaon Junction Special will depart Panvel at 06:05 a.m. every Monday. On the same day, the train will arrive at Madgaon Jn. at 18:45 hours.
According to the statement, the train would stop at Karmali, Thivim, Sawantwadi Road, Kudal, Sindhudurg, Kankavali, Vaibhavwadi Road, Rajapur Road, Adavali, Ratnagiri, Sangameshwar Road, Sawarda, Chiplun, Khed, Mangaon, and Roha.
“Please visit www.enquiry.indianrail.gov.in or download NTES App for precise timings of aforementioned trains,” Indian Railways’ ticketing arm said in a statement.