Rail Budget 2014: Railway Minister Announces 72 New Trains

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By Johnlee Varghese | February 12, 2014 7:20 PM EST

Union Railway Minister Mallikarjun Kharge, while presenting the Railway budget has announced the introduction of 72 new trains. Out of this, there will be 17 Premium trains, 38 Express trains, 10 Passenger trains, 4 MEMU and 3 DEMU. Three trains will be extended and the frequency of another three trains will be increased.

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Full List of New Trains

 Premium Trains:

  • Howrah - Pune AC Express (Bi-weekly) via Nagpur, Manmad
  • Kamakhya - New Delhi AC Express (Weekly) via Chhapra, Varanasi
  • Kamakhya - Chennai AC Express (Weekly) via Malda, Howrah
  • Mumbai - Howrah AC Express (Bi-weekly) via Nagpur, Raipur
  • Mumbai - Patna AC Express (Bi-weekly) via Khandwa, Itarsi, Manikpur
  • Nizamuddin - Madgaon AC Express (Bi-weekly) via Kota, Vasai Road
  • Sealdah -Jodhpur AC Express (Bi-weekly) via Mughalsarai
  • Yesvantpur - Jaipur AC Express (Weekly) via Gulbarga, Pune, Vasai Road
  • Ahmedabad - Delhi Sarai Rohilla Express (Tri-weekly) via Palanpur, Ajmer, Rewari
  • Bandra - Amritsar Express (Weekly) Via Kota, New Delhi, Ambala
  • Bandra (T) - Katra Express (Weekly) via Kota, New Delhi, Ambala
  • Gorakhpur - New Delhi Express (Bi-weekly) via Lucknow, Moradabad
  • Katra - Howrah Express (Weekly) Express via Mughalsarai, Varanasi, Saharanpur
  • Mumbai - Gorakhpur Express ( Bi-weekly) via Khandwa, Jhansi, Kanpur
  • Patna- Bangalore Express (Weekly) via Mughalsarai, Chheoki, Manikpur, Nagpur
  • Yesvantpur - Katra Express (Weekly) via Gulbarga, Kacheguda, Nagpur, New Delhi
  • Thiruvananthpuram - Bangalore (Yesvantpur) Express (Bi- weekly) via Erode, Tirupattur

Express Trains :

  • Ahmedabad - Katra Express (Weekly) via Palanpur, Jaipur, Rewari, Hisar, Bathinda, Amritsar
  • Ahmedabad - Lucknow Jn Express (Weekly) via Palanpur, Jaipur, Bandikui, Mathura, Kasganj
  • Ahmedabad - Allahabad Express (Weekly) via Jalgaon, Khandwa, Itarsi, Satna, Manikpur
  • Amritsar - Gorakhpur Express (Weekly) via Saharanpur, Moradabad, Sitapur Cantt.
  • Aurangabad - Renigunta Express (Weekly) via Parbhani, Bidar, Vikarabad
  • Bangalore - Chennai Express (Daily) via Bangarpet, Jolarpettai
  • Bandra (T) - Lucknow Jn Express (Weekly) via Kota, Mathura, Kasganj
  • Bareilly - Bhopal Express (Weekly) via Chandausi, Aligarh, Tundla, Agra
  • Bhavnagar - Bandra Express (Weekly) via Ahmedabad
  • Bhavnagar- Delhi Sarai Rohilla Link Express (Weekly)
  • Gandhidham - Puri Express (Weekly)
  • Gorakhpur - Pune Express (Weekly) via Lucknow, Kanpur, Bina, Manmad
  • Guntur-Kacheguda Double Decker Express (Bi-weekly);
  • Howrah - Yeswantpur AC Express (Weekly)via Bhubaneswar, Gudur, Katpadi
  • Hubli - Mumbai Express (weekly) via Bijapur, Sholapur
  • Hyderabad - Gulbarga Intercity (Daily)
  • Jaipur - Chandigarh Intercity (Daily) via Jhajjar;
  • Kacheguda - Tirupati Double Decker Express (Bi Weekly);
  • Kota - Jammu Tawi Express (Weekly) via New Delhi, Ambala
  • Kanpur - Bandra (T) Express (Weekly) via Kasganj, Mathura, Kota
  • Lucknow - Kathgodam Express (Tri-weekly)
  • Manduadih - Jabalpur Express (Weekly) via Allahabad, Manikpur, Satna
  • Malda Town - Anand Vihar Express (Weekly) via Amethi & Rae Bareli;
  • Mannargudi - Jodhpur Express (Weekly) via, Jaipur
  • Mumbai - Chennai Express (Weekly) via Pune, Gulbarga, Wadi
  • Mumbai - Gorakhpur Express (Weekly) via Gonda, Balrampur, Barhani (after gauge conversion);
  • Mumbai - Karmali AC Express (Weekly) via Roha
  • Nanded - Aurangabad Express (Weekly) via Purna, Parbhani
  • Nagpur - Rewa Express (Weekly) via Satna
  • Nagercoil - Kacheguda Express (Weekly) via Karur, Namakkal, Salem
  • Pune - Lucknow Express (Weekly) via Khandwa, Bhopal, Bina, Jhansi, Kanpur
  • Ramnagar - Chandigarh Express (Weekly) via Moradabad, Saharanpur
  • Ranchi - New Jalpaiguri Express (Weekly) via Jhajha, Katihar
  • Secunderabad - Visakhapatnam AC Express (Weekly) via Kazipeth, Vijaywada
  • Santragachi - Anandvihar Express (Weekly)
  • Srigangnagar - Jammu Tawi Express (Weekly) via Abohar, Bathinda, Dhuri
  • Thiruvananathapuram-Nizamuddin Express (Bi-weekly) one day via Kottayam and one day via Allepey
  • Varanasi - Mysore Express (Bi-weekly) via Wadi, Daund

Passenger Trains:

  • Bina - Katni Passenger (Daily)
  • Dekargaon - Naharlagun Passenger (Daily) after completion of new line
  • Gunupur - Visakhapatnam Passenger (Daily)
  • Hubli - Belgaum Fast Passenger (Daily)
  • Jaipur - Phulera Passenger (Daily)
  • Mannargudi - Mayiladuthurai Passenger (Daily)
  • Punalur - Kanniyakumari Passenger (Daily) via Kollam, Thiruvananthapuram
  • Sambalpur - Bhawanipatna Passenger (Daily)
  • Tatanagar - Chakulia Passenger (Daily)
  • Tiruchendur - Tirunelveli Passenger (Daily)

MEMU Trains :

  • Anand - Dakor (Daily 2 services)
  • Anuppur-Ambikapur (6 days a week)
  • Delhi - Rohtak Passenger (Daily 2 services)
  • Santragachi - Jhargram (5 days a week)

DEMU Trains :

  • Morbi - Maliya Miyana
  • Ratlam - Fatehabad Chandrawati Ganj (Daily) after gauge conversion
  • Rewari - Rohtak (Daily)

Extension of Trains

  • 14705/14706 Delhi Sarai Rohilla - Sujangarh Express to Jodhpur
  • 15281/15282 Patna - Saharsa Express to Murliganj
  • 15013 / 15014 Kathgodam - Bhagat Ki Kothi Ranikhet Express to Jaisalmer

Increase in Frequency:

  • 16571/16572 Bidar - Yesvantpur Express 3 days to daily
  • 17225/17226 Hubli - Vijayawada Express from 3 days to daily
  • 17319/17320 Hubli - Secunderabad Express from 3 days to daily

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