IRCTC News : Ahmedabad to Chennai & Darbhanga weekly express train introduced
Two new trains from Ahmedabad to Chennai & Darbhanga are being introduced w.e.f 31st January, 2015, by Ministry of Railways.
Shri Suresh Prabhu Hon’ble Minister of Railways will flagged off the Inaugural runs of Ahmedabad- Chennai Bi-weekly express and Ahmedabad- Darbhanga Jansadharan express in a function on Saturday, 31st January, 2015 at Ahmedabad Railway station. The inaugural run of the train Ahmedabad – Chennai Bi-weekly express will be run as Train No.09420 Ahmedabad- Chennai express ex Ahmedabad at 10.07 hrs which will reach Chennai at 17.05 hrs the next day. The regular run of Train No.19420 will commence from 04th February, 2015.
Similarly, the inaugural run of the train Ahmedabad – Darbhanga Jansadharan express will be run as Train No.05560 Ahmedabad- Darbhanga Jansadharan express ex Ahmedabad at 10.22 hrs which will reach Darbhanga at 03.00 hrs on third day.
Ahmedabad – Chennai Bi-Weekly Express (via Vasai Road – Panvel)
From 04th February, 2015, Train No. 19420 Ahmedabad – Chennai Bi-Weekly Express train will depart from Ahmedabad at 09.40 hrs on every Wednesday & Saturday and reach Chennai at 17.05 hrs the next day.
Similarly, from 1st February, 2015, Train No 19419 Chennai – Ahmedabad Bi-Weekly Express train will depart from Chennai at 20.00 hrs on every Thursday & Sunday and reach Ahmedabad at 05.35 hrs on third day i.e (Saturday & Tuesday).
The train will halt at Nadiad, Anand, Vadodara, Surat, Vapi, Boisar, Vasai Road, Panvel, Pune, Solapur, Wadi, Yadgir, Raichur, Mantralayam Road, Adoni, Guntakal, Gooty, Tadipatri, Yerraguntla, Cuddapah, Rajampeta, Koduru, Renigunta, Arakkonam and Perambur stations in both directions. In return direction train no 19419 Chennai- Ahmedabad Bi-weekly express will not halt at Perambur station.
The train will have AC II Tier, AC III Tier, Second Class Sleeper & Second Class General Coaches.
Ahmedabad – Darbhanga Jansadharan Express (via Surat – Bhusaval)
Train No. 15560 Ahmedabad – Darbhanga Jansadharan Express train will depart from Ahmedabad at 19.25 hrs on Friday and reach Darbhanga at 12.05 hrs on third day i.e Sunday.
Similarly, Train No 15559 Darbhanga- Ahmedabad Jansadharan Express train will depart from Darbhanga at 17.00 hrs on Wednesday and reach Ahmedabad at 09.20 hrs on third day i.e Friday.
The train will halt at Anand, Vadodara, Bharuch, Surat, Nandurbar, Amalner, Bhusaval, Khandwa, Harda, Itarsi, Jabalpur, Katni, Satna, Allahabad, Allahabad City, Gyanpur Road, Manduadih, Varanasi, Ghazipur City, Ballia, Chhapra, Sonpur, Hajipur, Muzaffarpur and Samastipur stations in both directions.
The train will have General Second Class Coaches.
The booking of inaugural train No.09420 will be opened from Friday, 30th January, 2015, while booking for regular run of 19420 will open from Saturday, 31st January, 2015 at all Passenger Reservation counters.