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Direct Train between Delhi and Sikar

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A direct train between Sikar town and national capital Delhi on broad gauge tracks is introduced by the Indian Railways.

The train between Sikar and Delhi’s Sarai Rohilla station will take two hours less than the travel time on the metre-gauge line. The Sikar-Delhi train will run via Churu and Bikaner, thereby connecting a majority of towns in Shekhawati region to Delhi, including Jhunjhunu, Fatehpur, Churu, Sadulpur, and Bikaner, as informed by the Minister of States for Railways, ‘Rajen Gohain’ after flagging off a train between Sikar and Churu on the broad gauge tracks.

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This connectivity will be proved as a boon for the tourists travelling to Rajasthan as now they would not have to stop at Jaipur to reach the magnificent havelis and frescoed region of Shekhawati. This train will make it easy for foreign tourists to visit Shekhawati region,  ‘havelis’ of Shekhawati and other monuments as they are a centre of attraction for tourists in Rajasthan.

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Experience Different Aspects Of Rajasthan With The Desert Circuit

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With the increasing number of tourists visiting the colorful state of Rajasthan, the IRCTC has introduced a royal train to the state, specially designed to cater to the middle class.

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The Desert Circuit is a semi – luxurious train which offers a package of 4 nights and 5 days. The train departs s from New Delhi on a five day odyssey with an array of deluxe facilities. The ‘Desert Circuit covers Rajasthan’s famed cities of sprawling deserts Jaisalmer and the eclectic heritage of the Pink City – Jaipur.

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This special train which runs on the lines of the royal Palace on Wheels has its first halt at Jaisalmer for 2 days where tourists can enjoy the camel safari, sunset and visit the Sonar Haveli, Patwa Ki Haveli, Gadisar Lake and many others. The next halt is in the Pink City, where the tourists get to visit the City Palace, Jantar Mantar, Amber Fort, Hawa Mahal and other tourist spots.

New train from Jaipur to the city of Nawabs; Lucknow

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To clear the extra rush of passengers Railways have decided to run a special train between Jaipur and Lucknow via Bhagalpur, Mathura,Kasganj and Kanpur.

Train will leave from Jaipur at 21.45 hrs on every Tuesday, Friday and Sunday. It will reach Lucknow at 10.25 hrs.

The same train will leave from Lucknow at 12.25 hrs on every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday  and will reach Jaipur at 01.45 hrs on the next day.

The Train No. 09707 / 09708 Jaipur  –  Lucknow –  Jaipur  Tri – Weekly special express train 2013  will stop at the following Stations : Gandhinagar Jaipur,Dousa, Bandikui Jn., Kherli, Nadbai,Bharatpur Jn., Achhenera Jn., Mathura Jn., Hathras City, Kasganj Jn., Farrukhabad Jn., Kannauj, Kanpur Anwarganj and Kanpur Central stations in both the directions.  

New look for the luxury trains of Rajasthan

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The popular luxury trains of Rajasthan – Palace on Wheels and Royal Rajasthan on Wheels are soon going to get a major makeover.  Being sensitive towards the expectations of the travelers, the Indian Railways and RTDC have decided to refurbish the trains with new heritage look adorned by the finest trappings one can expect from a luxe train.

All the facilities  in the trains are being modernized including water purifiers in washrooms aside from superior communication and entertainment devices. Even the dining cart, the bar and lounge will be given a new look. The spa and health club will also get major upgrades.

As for the RROW makeover, the wooden floors would be covered with exquisite carpets to minimize noise. Further, new doors will replace existing ones. Besides, the train speed will also be increased so that guests spend less time on wheels and enjoy more time at the destinations. However, the itinerary and tariffs for the trains will remain same in 2013-14.

Bon Voyage…

New Special Train between Jaipur and Secundrabad

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The Railways have decided to run special trains between Secundrabad and Jaipur via Narkher to clear the extra rush of passengers this summer.

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Accordingly, train number 09736 Jaipur-Secundrabad special will leave Jaipur at 9.10 pm on March 23 (Saturday) and arrive Secundrabad at 7.30 am on third day (Monday).

This train will leave from Betul at 1.55 pm, Amla-2.26 pm, Narkher-3.50 pm, Chandur Bazar-5.40 pm, New Amravati-6.20 pm and Badnera-6.40 pm on March 24.

In its return journey, train number 09735 Secundrabad-Jaipur special will leave Secundrabad at 10.00 pm on March 25 (Monday) and arrive Jaipur at 06.15 am on third day (Wednesday).

This train will leave Badnera at 9.35 am, New Amravati at 9.50 am, Chandur Bazar at 10.35 am, Narkhed at 12.00 noon, Amla at 12.39 pm and Betul at 2.15 pm on March 26.

It will halt at Durgapura, Bhanasthali Niwai, Sawai Modhopur, Kota Junction, Ramganj Mandi, Nagda Junction, Ujjain, Barchha, Shujalpur, Sehore, Bhopal, Habibganj, Itarsi, Betul, Amla, Narkher, Chandur Bazar, New Amravati, Badnera, Murtajapur, Akola, Washim, Hingoli Deccan, Purna, H.Sahib Nanded, Mudkhed, Nizamabad, Kamareddy and Medchal in both directions.

The composition will be a total 20 coaches including One First-cum-2 Tier AC, One AC-2-tier, Four AC-3-tier, 10 Sleeper Class, 2 General Second Class and 2 General Second Class cum brake vans, according to a release from Public Relations department of Central Railway, Nagpur.

Rail Budget 2013-14: 5 New trains for Rajasthan

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Railway Budget 2013

Railway minister Pawan Kumar Bansal announced the introduction of 19 new train services, extension of three and increase in frequency of five trains acceding to demands of MPs. Out of which, 5 new trains along with some increased frequency trains are introduced for Rajasthan.

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The new Trains announced for Rajasthan are…

  1. Jodhpur-Samdari-Bhildi passenger (daily)
  2. Nagpur-Ajmer Express (weekly) via Bhopal, Kota, Nagada
  3. Bilaspur- Jodhpur Express (Twice in a week)
  4. Bilaspur-Bikaner Express (Twice in a week)
  5. Okha-Nathdwara Express (weekly) via Dwarka,

Increase in Frequency of trains

  1. Puri-Ajmer Express (weekly) via Abu Road will be bi-weekly

New Railway Line

  1. Ajmer to Sawai Madhopur via Tonk

 

Have a Happy Traveling 🙂

Additional Train between Jaipur and Yeshvantpur

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Jaipur Veshvantpur Garibrath Express

The railways have decided to run a weekly Yeshvantpur-Jaipur-Yeshvantpur Garib Rath (06511/06512) from January 6 to June 25, 2013

The Yeshvantpur-Jaipur train will leave Yeshvantpur every Sunday at 5.20 am, reaching Pune at 4.55 am on Monday and will arrive at Jaipur on Tuesday at 4.15 am. On its return journey, the train will leave Jaipur on Tuesday at 3.30 pm, reach Pune on Wednesday at 3.30 pm and will reach Yeshvantpur on Thursday at 3.10 pm.

The Train will halt at Tumkur, Arsikere Jn, Birur Jn, Devangere, Haveri, Hubli Jn, Gadag Jn, Bagalkot, Bijapur, Solapur Jn, Kurduvadi, Pune Jn, Lonavala, Kalyan Jn, Vasai Road, Vapi, Valsad, Surat, Vadodara Jn, Anand Jn, Nadiad Jn, Ahmedabad Jn, Sabarmati Jn, Mahesana Jn, Palanpur Jn, Abu Road, Falna, Marwar Jn, Ajmer Jn, Kishangarh and finally reach Jaipur.

Reservations for the Yeshvantpur-Jaipur-Yeshvantpur Garib Rath  are available on IRCTC website www.irctc.co.in and all the reservation counters.