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Mamata's gift for you: 56 new trains

Last updated on: February 25, 2011 21:27 IST

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The Indian Railways will launch 56 new trains in 2011-12, Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee said while presenting the Railway Budget on Friday.

Nine new Duronto trains will also be introduced. In a bid to promote rail tourism, special tourist trains have also been introduced. The frequency of 17 trains will be increased.

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  • Raebareli-Jaunpur Express (daily)
  • Tirupati-Amravati Express (bi-weekly) via Akola, Nizamabad, Gooty, Dharmavaram
  • Asansol-Gorakhpur Express (weekly) via Chhapra, Siwan
  • Nagpur-Kolhapur Express (bi-weekly) via Kurduwadi, Lathur road, Purna, Akola
  • Malda Town-Digha Express (weekly) via Rampurhat
  • Pune-Nanded Express (weekly) via Latur
  • Visakhapatnam-Koraput Intercity Express (5 days a week) via Vizianagram
  • Howrah-Secunderabad Express (weekly) via Kharagpur
  • Mumbai-Chandigarh Express (weekly) via Phulera-Ringus-Gurgaon-Kurukshetra
  • Bardhaman-Rampurhat Express (tri-weekly)

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  • Bikaner-Delhi Superfast Intercity (daily) via Ratangarh
  • Hyderabad-Darbhanga Express (weekly) via Muri-Jharsuguda-Nagpur
  • Howrah-Tirupati Express (weekly)
  • Narsapur-Nagarsol Express (bi-weekly) via Secunderabad, Nizamabad
  • Puri-Shalimar Express (weekly)
  • Ranchi-Pune Express (bi-weekly) via Bilaspur
  • Shalimar-Udaipur Express (weekly) via Katni, Kota
  • Chennai-Shirdi Express (weekly) via Bangalore
  • Coimbatore-Tuticorin Link Express (daily)

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  • Howrah-Mysore Express (weekly) via Gondia, Adilabad
  • Yesvantpur-Mysore Express (daily)
  • Digha-Visakhapatnam Express (weekly)
  • Mysore-Chennai Express (weekly)
  • Ahmedabad-Yesvantpur AC Express (weekly) via Hubli, Bijapur
  • Bhavnagar-Kochuvelli Express (weekly) via Panvel, Madgaon
  • Gorakhpur-Yesvantpur Express (weekly) via Faizabad, Kanpur, Bhopal Kacheguda
  • Bhuj-Dadar Express (bi-weekly)
  • Kolkata-Ajmer Express (weekly) via Asansol

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  • Jabalpur-Indore Intercity Express (tri-weekly) via Guna, Bina
  • Porbander-Kochuveli Express (weekly) via Panvel, Madgaon
  • Kolkata-Agra Express (weekly) via Kasganj, Mathura
  • Lucknow-Bhopal Express (weekly)
  • Varanasi-Singrauli Intercity Express (daily)
  • Nagpur-Bhusawal Express (tri-weekly) via Itarsi-Khandwa
  • Puri-Gandhidham Express (weekly) via Durg
  • Howarh-Visakhapatnam Express (weekly)
  • Guwahati-Dimapur Express (daily)
  • Howrah-Darbhanga Express (weekly)
  • Vasco-Velankani Express (weekly)

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  • Bilaspur-Ernakulam Superfast (weekly)
  • Digha-Puri Express (weekly)
  • Jodhpur-Delhi Express (bi-weekly) via Degana, Ratangarh
  • Kharagpur-Viluppuram Express (weekly) via Vellore
  • Udaipur-Bandra (T) Express (tri-weekly)via Ratlam
  • Purulia-Viluppuram Express (weekly) via Midnapore, Kharagpur, Vellore
  • Asansol-Gonda Express (weekly) via Chhapra, Mau, Shahganj, Ayodhya

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  • Delhi-Puducherry Express (weekly)
  • Asansol-Tatanagar Express (tri-weekly) via Purulia
  • Indore-Kota Intercity Express (daily) via Ruthiyai
  • Bhagalpur-Ajmer Express (weekly)
  • Howrah-Jaisalmer Express (weekly) via Rae Bareli, Ratangarh, Lalgarh
  • Ernakulam-Bangalore Express (weekly)
  • Mangalore-Palghat Intercity Express (daily)
  • Varanasi-Ahmedabad Express (weekly) via Ajmer
  • Howrah-Nanded Express (weekly)
  • Hardwar-Ramnagar Link Express (tri-weekly)

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The nine new Duronto trains are:
  • Allahabad-Mumbai AC Duronto (bi-weekly)
  • Pune-Ahmedabad AC Duronto (tri-weekly)
  • Sealdah-Puri non AC Duronto (tri-weekly)
  • Secunderabad-Visakhapatnam AC Duronto (tri-weekly)
  • Madurai-Chennai AC Duronto (bi-weekly)
  • Chennai-Thiruvananthapuram AC Duronto (bi-weekly)
  • Mumbai Central-New Delhi AC Duronto (bi-weekly)
  • Nizamuddin-Ajmer non-AC Duronto (bi-weekly)
  • Shalimar-Patna Duronto (tri-weekly)

 The frequency of following Duronto Trains have been increased:

  • Mumbai CST-Howrah Duronto Express from 2 days to 4 days
  • Mumbai-Ahmedabad Duronto Express from 3 days to daily
  • Sealdah-New Delhi Duronto Express from 2 days to 5 days
  • Nagpur-Mumbai CST Duronto Express from 3 days to daily
  • Howrah-Yesvantpur Duronto Express from 4 days to 5 days

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Three new Shatabdi trains and two double decker AC trains will be introduced.

These proposed new Shatabdis are: Pune-Secunderabad, Jaipur-Agra and Ludhiana-Delhi.

Two double decker AC services will be introduced on Jaipur-Delhi and Ahmedabad-Mumbai routes.

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Special tourist trains

Four special tourist trains 'Janam Bhoomi Gaurav' will be launched to take forward the efforts of promoting rail tourism.

Minister of Railways Mamata Banerjee said that these special trains will connect important historical and educational places in various parts of the country.

Special trains
Rajya Rani Express will connect state capitals with important cities of those states.

Kavi Guru Express & Vivek Express Trains to be Launched to Mark the 150th Birth Anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore & Swami Vivekananda.

These proposed Janam Bhoomi Gaurav trains will run on the following routes:

  • Howrah-Bolpur-Rajgir (Nalanda)-Pataliputra (Patna)-Varanasi (Sarnath)-Gaya-Howrah
  • Bangalore-Mysore-Hassan (Space Facility, Belur, Halebid, Shravanbengola)-Hubli-Gadag(Hampi)-Bijapur (Gole Gumbaz)-Bangalore
  • Chennai-Puduchcheri-Tiruchichirappali-Madurai-Kanniyakumari-Thiruvananthpuram-Ernakulam-Chennai
  • Mumbai-Ahmedabad-(Lothal)-Bhavnagar (Palitana)-(Alang)-Gir-Diu (Somnath-Veraval)-(Junagarh)-Rajkot-Mumbai


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