Indian Railways: New TimeTable And Train Services

Indian Railways: New TimeTable And Train Services
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Here's what you need to know about Indian Railways' new time table and services

OT Staff
July 13 , 2019
01 Min Read

Trains At A Glance or TAG is Indian Railways' new time table, now also available on Indian Railways' official website. As per the new time table, there are new train services, information on speed and any changes made/introduced with regards to the services of the conventional passenger trains. If you are an Indian Railways passenger, you need to be aware of these changes. Vande Bharat Express train which runs between New Delhi and Varanasi (introduced on February 14, 2019), has reduced the travel time between the two cities up to almost half of its original travel time. New trains like Tejas Express trains, Antyodaya Express trains, Humsafar Express trains and Uday Express train have been added in the new train schedule. As per the new time table, trains will be more punctual from now onwards. Another happy addition is the Indian Railways' Mission Raftaar where there has been an increase of speed by 110 minutes for about 261 trains.

Logo of the Indian RailwaysTwo new Tejas Express trains will run the New Delhi-Chandigarh-New Delhi and the New Delhi-Lucknow-New Delhi Routes. And passengers taking Dehradun-New Delhi Nanda Devi Express to Kota Junction, Aligarh-Moradabad to Gajraula, Ambala-Amb Andaura (Demu-Diesel Electric Multiple Units) to Daulatpur Chowk, New Delhi-Ludhiana Shatabdi Express to Lohian Khas will experience longer journey time from now onwards. Also to be noted, the frequency of Prayagraj-New Delhi-Prayagraj Humsafar Express has been increased from tri-weekly to four days a week; the frequency of the New Delhi-Ludhiana-New Delhi Shatabdi Express has been decreased from five days a week to two days a week.

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