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Special Trains - 2010

Special Trains for Diwali -2010

Indian Railway has declared numerous special trains between significant railway stations in India. The special trains are from New Delhi, Gorakhpur, Lokmanya Tilak terminus, Mumbai, Delhi-Sarai-Rohilla, Patna, Chennai, Madurai, Kanpur, Ernakulam, Haridwar and other cities. Reservation for all the trains for the upcoming festival Diwali is nearly filled. Those people who are looking for reservation will have to reserve without any delay. One super fast special train will be also run by Indian Railways which will travel between Bhagalpur and Anand Vihar route.

List of special trains for Diwali 2010 in India:

Howrah – Delhi Junction: 
Train no. 0331 Howrah-Delhi Jn. bi-weekly superfast special will depart from Howrah on (every Wednesday and Sunday).

Kolkata – Haridwar route: 
Train no. 0337 Kolkata-Haridwar weekly express train will depart from Kolkata on every Wednesday at 10.40pm and will reach Haridwar at 2.15am the third day. In return direction, train no. 0338 will depart from Haridwar every Friday at 10.40am and reach Kolkata at 1.30pm next day.

Bhagalpur – Anand Vihar route: 
Train no. 0349 Bhagalpur-Anand Vihar weekly superfast special will depart from Bhagalpur on every Friday at 5.30pm and will reach Anand Vihar at 12.45pm next day. In return direction, train no. 0350 will depart from Anand Vihar every Saturday at 11.55am and will reach Bhagalpur at 8pm the next day.

Lucknow-New Delhi:
Train number 0429/0430 special daily which was scheduled to run up to September 30 has been further extended to run from October 1 to November 20 (51 trips) when departing from Lucknow and from October 3 up to November 22 (51 trips) when departing from New Delhi.

Varanasi-Anand Vihar:
Train number 0457/0458 Terminal daily express which was scheduled to run up to September 30 has been further extended to run from October 1 to November 20 (51 trips) when departing from Varanasi and from October 2 up to November 21 (51 trips) when departing from Anand Vihar Terminal.

Anand Vihar Terminal-Jammu Tawi special tri-weekly Express:
Train number 0403A/0404A which was scheduled to run up to September 30 has been further extended to run from October 2 to November 20 (22 trips) when departing from Anand Vihar Terminal on every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday and from October 3 up to November 21 (22 trips) when departing from Jammu Tawi on every Wednesday, Friday and Sunday.

Anand Vihar Terminal-Jammu Tawi special weekly Express:
Train number 0405A/0406A which was scheduled to run up to September 26 has been further extended to run from October 3 to November 14 (7 trips) when departing from Anand Vihar Terminal on every Sunday and from October 4 up to November 15 (7 trips) when departing from Jammu Tawi on every Monday.

Delhi Junction-Panipat Special daily:
Train number 0465/0466 which was scheduled to run up to September 30 has been further extended to run from October 1 to November 20 (51 trips).

New Delhi-Dehradun Weekly Express:
Train number 2205A/2206A which was scheduled to run up to September 18 has been further extended to run from September 25 to November 20 (9 trips) when departing from New Delhi on every Saturday and from September 26 up to November 21 (9 trips) when departing from Dehradun on every Sunday

New Delhi-Patna-New Delhi Holiday Special:
The train No.0420 will depart from New Delhi on Nov. 9 & 10, 2004 (two trips) at 11.55 p.m. to reach Patna at 5.30 p.m. the next day. In the return direction holiday special train no.0419 will depart from Patna at 11.00 p.m. on Nov. 10 & 11, 2004 (two trips) to reach New Delhi at 5.45 p.m., the next day. Consisting of one AC 2 tier, one AC 3 tier, eight sleeper class, two general second class and two brake van coaches will stop at Sahibabad, Ghaziabad, Kanpur, Allahad and Mughalsarai station enroute.

The Southern Railway has announced the special trains for diwali 2010 and the booking starts on 22nd September 2010.


Southern Railway Diwali 2010 special trains list:

  • Chennai Central – Tirunelveli – Chennai Central Superfast Specials:
    T.No.0601 Chennai Central
  • Chennai Central – Tuticorin Superfast Special and Tuticorin – Chennai Central Special:
    T.No.0613 Chennai Central
  • Chennai Central – Nagercoil Superfast Special and Nagercoil – Chennai Central Special:
    T.No.0603 Chennai Central
  • Chennai Central – Tirunelveli – Chennai Central Specials (by Chennai Egmore):
    T.No.0629 Chennai Central
  • Coimbatore – Chennai Central – Coimbatore Superfast Specials:
    T.No.0622 Coimbatore
  • Nagercoil – Chennai Egmore Superfast Special and Chennai Egmore – Nagercoil Special:
    T.No.0642 Nagercoil
  • Chennai Central – Tuticorin – Chennai Central Superfast Specials:
    T.No.0619 Chennai Central
  • Tiruchchirappalli – Chennai Egmore Special and Chennai Egmore – Tiruchchirappalli Superfast Special (by Mayiladuthurai):
    T.No.0646 Tiruchchirappalli
  • Chennai Egmore – Nagercoil Superfast Special and Nagercoil – Chennai Egmore Special:
    T.No.0635 Chennai Egmore
  • Chennai Egmore – Sengottai Special (via.Mayiladuthurai) and Sengottai – Chennai Egmore Special (via.Vriddhachalam):
    T.No.0661 Chennai Egmore
  • Ernakulam Jn. – Chennai Central Special and Chennai Central – Ernakulam Jn. Superfast Special:
    T.No.0652 Ernakulam Jn. – Chennai Central

More lists of special trains for Diwali 2010 is available on official website of Indian Railways 


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