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43 new trains to start in 2009-10

Last updated on: February 13, 2009 13:54 IST

The Union Minister of Railways, Lalu Prasad while presenting the Interim Railway Budget 2009-10 in the Lok Sabha on Friday, announced the introduction of 43 new trains which include four Garib Raths. 

1. Bilaspur-Tirunelveli via Thiruvananthapuram Express (Weekly)

2. Ranchi-Jaynagar Express (Tri-Weekly)

3. Secunderabad-Manuguru Superfast (Daily)

4. Mumbai-Karwar Superfast (Tri-weekly)

5. Bhopal-Lucknow Junction Garib Rath Express (Weekly)

6. Durg-Jaipur Express (Weekly)

7. Chhatrapati Sahu terminal (Kolhapur)-Dhanbad Link Service via Parasnath (Weekly)

8. Sengottai-Erode Passenger (Daily)

9. Dibrugarh Town-Chandigarh Express (Weekly)

10. Ajmer-Bhagalpur via Delhi Garib Rath Express (Bi-Weekly)

11. Nizamuddin-Bangalore via Kacheguda Rajdhani Express (Tri-weekly)

12. Barauni-Delhi Jan Sadharan Superfast (Bi-weekly)

13. Mumbai-Varanasi Superfast (Daily)

14. Mysore-Yesvantpur Express (Daily)

15. Jamalpur-Gaya Passenger

16. Korapur-Rourkela Express via Rayagada (Daily)

17. Agra-Ajmer Superfast (Daily)

18. Sitamarhi-Patna Link Service (Daily)

19. Tiruchchirapalli-Madurai Express (Daily)

20. Mumbai-Bikaner Superfast (Bi-weekly)

21. Jaynagar-Ajmer Link Service (Bi-weekly)

22. Agra-Lucknow Junction Shatabdi Express (Daily)

23. Gandhidham-Kolkata Superfast (Weekly)

24. New Delhi-Guwahati Rajdhani Express via Bhagalpur (Weekly)

25. Mumbai-Tirunelveli Superfast via Thiruvananthapuram (Bi-weekly)

26. Jammu Tawi-Darbhanga Garib Rath Express (Weekly)

27. Saharsa-Delhi Express via Patna (Weekly)

28. Gwalior-Bhopal Intercity Express via Guna (5 days a week)

29. Coimbatore-Tuticorin Link Service (Daily)

30. Howrah-Haridwar Superfast (5 days a week)

31. Machhalipatnam-Mumbai Superfast (Bi-weekly)

32. Varanasi-Jammu Tawi Superfast (Daily)

33. Gorakhpur-Mumbai Superfast (Daily)

34. Jhajha-Patna MEMU

35. New Delhi-Palwal MEMU

36. New Delhi-Guwahati Rajdhani Express via Muzaffarpur (Weekly)

37. Veraval-Mumbai Link Service (Daily)

38. Ranchi-Patna Jan Shatabdi (Daily)

39. Jhansi-Chhindwara Superfast (Bi-weekly)

40. Mumbai-Jodhpur Express (Weekly)

41. Hajipur-Bagaha Link Service

42. Howrah-Delhi Link Service via Azimganj-Bhagalpur (Weekly)

43. Sitamarhi-Delhi Garib Rath Express via Patna (Weekly)

The Minister of Railways has proposed to increase the frequency of the following train services while introducing the Interim Railway Budget for 2009-10 in the Lok Sabha.

1. 2423/2424 New Delhi - Guwahati/Dibrugarh Rajdhani Express from 5 days to 6 days.

2. 2443/2444 Bhubaneshwar - New Delhi Rajdhani Express from 2 days to 4 days

3. 2395/2396 Ajmer -  Rajendra Nagar Ziyarat Express from Weekly to Bi-weekly

4. 2211/2212 Nizamuddin -  Bapudham Motihari – Garib Rath from weekly to Bi-weekly

5. 2183/2184 Bhopal -  Lucknow Junction Express from Bi-weekly to Tri-weekly

6. 7091/7092 Secunderabad -  Patna Express from Bi-weekly to Daily

7. 2739/2740 Secunderabad -  Vishakhapatnam Garib Rath Express from 4 days to Daily

8. 2111/2112 Amravati -  Mumbai Amravati Express from Tri-weekly to Daily

9. 2149/2150 Pune -  Patna Express from 4 days a week to Daily

10. 2957/2958 Ahmedabad -  New Delhi Rajdhani Express from 6 days to Daily

11. 2947/2948 Ahmedabad -  Patna Azimabad Express from Bi-weekly to Tri-weekly

12. 2887/2888 Puri -  Howrah Express from weekly to Bi-weekly

13. 2487/2488 Jogbani -  Delhi Seemanchal Express from 5 days to 6 days a week

14. 2823/2824 Nizamuddin -  Durg Chattisgarh Sampark Kranti from 2 days to 3 days a week

The Union Minister of Railways Lalu Prasad announced the extension of 14 trains.   

1. 5761/5762  Ranchi - Alipurduar Express to Guwahati

2. 9269/9270  Porbandar - Bapudham Motihari Express to Muzaffarpur

3. 1471/1472  Jabalpur - Bhopal Express to Laxmibai Nagar, Indore

4. 6865/6866  Ernakulam - Tiruchchirapalli Express to Nagore

5. 3155/3156  Kolkata - Darbhanga Mithilanchal Express to Sitamarhi

6. 2175/2176  Howrah - Gwalior Chambal Express to Mathura

7. 2177/2178  Howrah - Agra Cantt Chambal Express to Mathura

8. 6507/6508  Jodhpur - Bangalore Express to Coimbatore

9. 2187/2188  Jabalpur - Mumbai Garib Rath Express to Allahabad

10. 2927/2928  Mumbai - Vadodara Express to Chhotaudepur

11. 541/542      Patna - Darbhanga Kamlaganga Fast Passenger to Biraul

12. 3113/3114  Kolkata - Murshidabad Hazar Duari Express to Lalgola

13. 2909/2910  Mumbai - Jaipur Garib Rath Express to Delhi

14. 2143/2144  Nagpur - Gaya Dikshabhoomi Parasnath Express to Dhanbad via    

Source: PIB