CR announces 132 special trains for Ganesh festival

ST Correspondent
Sunday, 1 July 2018

The special trains, which will run between CSMT/LTT/Dadar/Pune to Sawantwadi Road/Karmali /Ratnagiri/Pernem, will help clear the extra rush

Pune: To clear the extra rush of passengers during Ganpati festival, the Central Railway (CR) will run 132 special trains. The booking of tickets for Ganesh special trains will commence from June 30.

According to a railway official, the special trains, which will run between Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT)/LTT/Dadar/Pune to Sawantwadi Road/Karmali /Ratnagiri/Pernem, will help clear the extra rush of passengers during the festival.

Railways will run Pune–Sawantwadi Road Weekly specials from September 10 to 13. Train number 01431 Special will leave Pune at 6.45 pm on September 10 and arrive at Sawantwadi Road at 09.10 am the next day. 01432 Special will leave Sawantwadi Road at 10 am on September 13 and arrive in Pune at 11.35 on the same day. The train will halt at Lonavala, Panvel, Roha, Mangaon, Khed, Chiplun, Ratnagiri, Kankavali, Sindhudurg, Kudal and Zarap stations, with the composition of Four AC-3 Tier, 8 Sleeper Class, 6 General Second Class. 

Railways will run special Pune–Sawantwadi Road–Panvel specials on September 7, 8, 14 and 15. Train number 01447 Special will leave Pune at 6.45 pm on September 7 and 14 and arrive at Sawantwadi Road at 9.10 am next day. Train will halt at  Lonavla, Panvel, Roha, Mangaon, Khed, Chiplun, Ratnagiri, Kankavali, Sindhudurg, Kudal and Zarap.a
Similarly, train number 01448 Special will leave Sawantwadi Road at 10 am on September 8 and 15 and arrive in Panvel at 8.15 am on the same day. This train will halt at Zarap, Kudal, Sindhudurg, Kankavali, Ratnagiri, Chiplun, Khed, Mangaon and Roha, with composition of Four AC-3 Tier, 8 Sleeper Class, 6 General Second Class.

Apart from this, Railways will run Panvel-Ratnagiri-Pune Weekly specials. Train number 01449 Special will leave Panvel at 10.45 pm on September 8 and 15 and arrive at Ratnagiri at 7.30 am next day. Train will halt at Roha, Mangaon, Khed, Chiplun, Savarde, Aravali Road and Sangameshwar Road. Train number 01450 Special will leave Ratnagiri at 1 pm on September 9 and 16 and arrive in Pune at 11.35 pm same day. The train will halt at Sangameshwar Road, Aravali Road, Savarde, Chiplun, Khed, Mangaon, Roha, Panvel and Lonavla, with composition of four AC-3 Tier, 8 Sleeper Class, 6 General Second Class.

The Railways will run 74 special trains from (CSMT)/LTT/Dadar to Sawantwadi Road/Karmali /Ratnagiri/Pernem from September 5 to 30.

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