In order to clear extra rush of passengers during Christmas and New Year 2022, the IRCTC has announced to run some special trains in coordination with the Central Railway. According to an official release on Friday, the bookings for the trains will open from November 20, 2021, at all Passenger Reservation System (PRS) Counters and the IRCTC website.
According to the details -
Train no. 01596 Madgaon Jn. - Panvel Special will leave from Madgaon Jn. at 16:00 hrs. every Sunday from November 21, 2021, to January 2, 2022. The train will reach Panvel at 03:15 hrs on the next day.
Train no. 01595 Panvel - Madgaon Jn. Special will leave from Panvel at 06:05 hrs. every Monday from November 22, 2021, to January 3, 2022. The train will reach Madgaon Jn. at 18:45 hrs on the same day.
The train will halt at Karmali, Thivim, Sawantwadi Road, Kudal, Sindhudurg, Kankavali, Vaibhavwadi Road, Rajapur Road, Adavali, Ratnagiri, Sangameshwar Road, Sawarda, Chiplun, Khed, Mangaon and Roha stations, said the release.
"For detailed timings of above trains please visit www.enquiry.indianrail.gov.in or download NTES App," said the release.
All norms of State & Central Government regarding COVID-19 including social distancing, sanitization, etc should be followed in trains and at the Railway stations, said the release.
(With inputs from ANI)