Thu, 30 Jun 2011 15:48:53 GMT

AC double-decker train for Jaipur; Duronto for Mumbai, Ajmer



New Delhi, Jun 30 (PTI) Two new Duronto trains for Mumbai and Ajmer and one AC double-decker train for Jaipur are among 23 new train services to be launched by Northern Railway soon.

A new Shatabdi Express train for Ludhiana from New Delhi station will also be pressed into service shortly, General Manager of Northern Railway SK Budhalakoti said after releasing the new Time Table here.

However, out of 23 proposed new train services including the AC double-decker train, launch dates of 18 trains are yet to be announced in the time table.

"Date of introduction of these new trains will be announced shortly and these trains will definitely run before March 31, 2012," said Budhalakoti.

The Delhi Sarai Rohilla-Jaipur AC double decker train will have stoppages at Guragon and Delhi Cantonment stations.
While the train will start from Jaipur at 6 AM in the morning and reach Sarai Rohilla at 10.30 AM, it will leave Sarai Rohilla at 5.35 PM and reach Jaipur at 10.05 pm daily.

The date of introduction of the double-decker train is yet to be decided.

"The double decker train will be launched in the current financial year. Since it is a new kind of train, extensive trials are going on and after getting the clearance from the Commissioner Railway Safety we will announce the date," Northern Railway GM said. (More) PTI ARU

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