Indian Railways Restarts Passenger trains from 12 May- Check 15 Special Train List, Timing, Stoppage, Schedule

Check the list of Passenger Trains Indian Railways has started running from 12 May. Train schedule, timings, stoppage details are given here.

Indian Railways has resumed the operation of 15 pairs of passenger trains from 12 May 2020. The number of coronavirus cases in India has crossed 70,000 and hence many of the states are in the support of extending the lockdown further to control the spread of the virus. But on the contrary, there are also challenges that are haunting the country such as financial crunch and the people stuck up in different areas of the country. Keep on reading to know about the passenger train schedule, timings and guidelines by the Ministry of Railways for all passengers.

Indian Railways Restarts Passenger trains 

To help people commute with safety the Railways started with the Shramik Special trains that carried migrants from Delhi to different parts of the country such as Dibrugarh, Agartala, Howrah, Patna, Bilaspur, Ranchi, Bhubaneswar, Secunderabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, and many others. From 12 May 2020, railways has also restarted passenger train operation and the bookings opened at 6PM on 11 May. Railways is running 15 pairs of trains each day and has reported that more than 45,533 tickets worth Rs 16.15 crore booked for special trains for next seven days. Around 82,317 passengers have booked the tickets for their journey.

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There are also a number of people who are stranded in different parts of the country, waiting to go back home. In this respect, Railways have come up with a list of some special trains that will be operating from 12th May 2020.

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List of Passenger Trains Resumed Operations

There are a number of train services that will be on a daily basis:

  • Howrah to New Delhi and New Delhi to Howrah
  • Mumbai Central to New Delhi and New Delhi to Mumbai Central
  • Ahmedabad to New Delhi and New Delhi to Ahmedabad
  • Rajendranagar to New Delhi and New Delhi to Rajendranagar
  • Bengaluru to New Delhi and New Delhi to Bengaluru
  • New Delhi to Dibrugarh and Dibrugarh to New Delhi
  • Bhubaneswar to New Delhi and New Delhi to Bhubaneswar
  • New Delhi to Jammu Tawi and Jammu Tawi to New Delhi

Apart from the daily trains there are also some biweekly trains and these are:

  • New Delhi to Bilaspur and Bilaspur to New Delhi
  • New Delhi to Chennai and Chennai to New Delhi
  • New Delhi to Ranchi and Ranchi to New Delhi
  • New Delhi to Madgaon and Madgaon to New Delhi
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There are some weekly trains too:

  • New Delhi to Secunderabad and Secunderabad to New Delhi
  • Agartala to New Delhi and New Delhi to Agartala

Also, the train carrying passengers from New Delhi to Thiruvananthapuram and then Thiruvananthapuram to New Delhi will run tri-weekly.

Passenger Train Running Schedule, Timings and Stoppage

S. No. From To Departure Arrival Stoppage Frequency
1 Howrah New Delhi 16:50 10:00 Asansol Jn, Dhanbad Jn, Paransnath, Gaya Jn, Pt. Dindayal Upadhyaya Jn, Prayagraj Jn, Kanpur Central Daily
2 New Delhi Howrah 16:55 09:55 Kanpur Central, Prayagraj Jn, Pt. Dindayal Upadhyaya Jn, Gaya Jn, Paransnath, Dhanbad Jn, Asansol Jn Daily
3 Rajendra Nagar New Delhi 19:00 07:40 Patna Jn, Pt. Dindayal Upadhyaya Jn, Prayagraj Jn, Kanpur Central Daily
4 New Delhi Rajendra Nagar 17:15 05:30 Kanpur Central, Prayagraj Jn, Pt. Dindayal Upadhyaya Jn, Patna Jn Daily
5 Dibrugarh New Delhi 20:35 10:15 New Tinsukia, Mariani Jn, Dimapur, Diphu, Lumding Jn, Chaparmukh Jn, Guwahati, New Bongaigaon, Kokrajhar, New Cooch Behar, New Jalpaiguri, Kishanganj, Katihar Jn, Naugachia, Barauni Jn, Patliputra, Danapur, Pt. Dindayal Upadhyaya Jn, Prayagraj Jn, Kanpur Central Daily
6 New Delhi Dibrugarh 16:10 07:00 New Tinsukia, Mariani Jn, Dimapur, Diphu, Lumding Jn, Chaparmukh Jn, Guwahati, New Bongaigaon, Kokrajhar, New Cooch Behar, New Jalpaiguri, Kishanganj, Katihar Jn, Naugachia, Barauni Jn, Patliputra, Danapur, Pt. Dindayal Upadhyaya Jn, Prayagraj Jn, Kanpur Central Daily
7 New Delhi Jammu Tawi 20:40 05:45 Ludhiana, Pathankot Cantt., Kathua Daily
8 Jammu Tawi New Delhi 19:40 05:00 Ludhiana, Pathankot Cantt., Kathua Daily
9 Bengaluru New Delhi  20:00 05:55 Sri Sathya Sai Prasanti Nilayam, Dharmavaram Jn, Anantpur, Guntakal Jn, Raichur, Seram, Secunderabad Jn, Kazipet Jn, Balharshah, Nagpur, Itarsi Jn, Bhopal Jn, Jhansi Jn, Gwalior Jn, Agra Cantt.
 10  New Delhi Bengaluru 20:45 06:40  Sri Sathya Sai Prasanti Nilayam, Dharmavaram Jn, Anantpur, Guntakal Jn, Raichur, Seram, Secunderabad Jn, Kazipet Jn, Balharshah, Nagpur, Itarsi Jn, Bhopal Jn, Jhansi Jn, Gwalior Jn, Agra Cantt.  Daily
 11  Thiruvananthapuram New Delhi 19:15 12:40 Kollam, Alleppey, Ernakulam Jn, Thrisur, Shoranur Jn, Kozhikode, Kannur, Kasargod, Mangalore, Udupi, Karwar, Madgaon, Sawantwadi Road, Ratnagiri, Panvel, Vasai Road, Vadodara, Kota Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
 12  New Delhi Thiruvananthapuram  10:55 05:25  Kollam, Alleppey, Ernakulam Jn, Thrisur, Shoranur Jn, Kozhikode, Kannur, Kasargod, Mangalore, Udupi, Karwar, Madgaon, Sawantwadi Road, Ratnagiri, Panvel, Vasai Road, Vadodara, Kota Tuesday, Wednesday, Sunday
 13 Chennai Central New Delhi 06:05 10:25 Vijaywada, Warangal, Balharshah, Nagpur, Bhopal, Jhansi, Gwalior, Agra Friday, Sunday
 14  New Delhi Chennai Central 15:55  20:40 Vijaywada, Warangal, Balharshah, Nagpur, Bhopal, Jhansi, Gwalior, Agra Wednesday, Friday
 15  Bilaspur New Delhi 14:00 10:55 Raipur Jn, Durg, Raj Nandgaon, Gondia Jn, Nagpur, Bhopal, Jhansi, Gwalior Monday, Thursday
 16  New Delhi  Bilaspur 15:45  12:00 Raipur Jn, Durg, Raj Nandgaon, Gondia Jn, Nagpur, Bhopal, Jhansi, Gwalior Tuesday, Sunday
 17  Ranchi New Delhi  17:10 10:55 Barkakana, Daltonganj, Garwa Road Jn, Pt. Dindayal Upadhyaya Jn, Prayagraj Jn, Kanpur Central Thursday, Sunday
 18 New Delhi Ranchi 16:00 10:30 Barkakana, Daltonganj, Garwa Road Jn, Pt. Dindayal Upadhyaya Jn, Prayagraj Jn, Kanpur Central Wednesday, Saturday
 19  Mumbai Central New Delhi 17:00 08:35 Borivali, Surat, Vadodara, Ratlam, Nagda, Kota Daily
 20  New Delhi Mumbai Central 16:25 08:15 Borivali, Surat, Vadodara, Ratlam, Nagda, Kota Daily
 21  Ahmedabad New Delhi  17:40 07:30 Sabarmati, Mahesana, Palanpur, Abu Road, Falna, Ajmer, Jaipur, Gurgaon, Delhi Cantt.  Daily
 22  New Delhi Ahmedabad 19:55 09:40 Sabarmati, Mahesana, Palanpur, Abu Road, Falna, Ajmer, Jaipur, Gurgaon, Delhi Cantt.  Daily
 23  Agartala New Delhi 18:30 11:20 Ambassa, Dharmanagar, New Karimganj, Badarpur Jn, New Haflong, Hojai, Guwahati, Kamakhya, Rangiya Jn, Barpeta Road, New Jalpaiguri, Katihar Jn, Barauni Jn, Pataliputra, Pt. Dindayal Upadhyaya Jn, Kanpur Central  Monday
 24  New Delhi Agartala 19:50 13:30  Ambassa, Dharmanagar, New Karimganj, Badarpur Jn, New Haflong, Hojai, Guwahati, Kamakhya, Rangiya Jn, Barpeta Road, New Jalpaiguri, Katihar Jn, Barauni Jn, Pataliputra, Pt. Dindayal Upadhyaya Jn, Kanpur Central Wednesday
 25  Bhubaneswar New Delhi 09:30 10:45 Cuttack, Bhadrakh, Balasore, Hijli (Kharagpur), Tatanagar Jn, Muri, Bokaro Steel City, Gomoh Jn, Koderma, Gaya, Pt. Dindayal Upadhyaya Jn, Kanpur Central Daily
 26 New Delhi Bhubaneswar  17:05 17:25  Cuttack, Bhadrakh, Balasore, Hijli (Kharagpur), Tatanagar Jn, Muri, Bokaro Steel City, Gomoh Jn, Koderma, Gaya, Pt. Dindayal Upadhyaya Jn, Kanpur Central  Daily
 27 New Delhi Madgaon 10:55 12:50 Thivim, Kudal, Ratnagiri, Panvel, Vasai Road, Surat, Vadodara Jn, Kota Jn  Friday, Saturday
 28 Madgaon New Delhi 10:00 12:40  Thivim, Kudal, Ratnagiri, Panvel, Vasai Road, Surat, Vadodara Jn, Kota Jn Monday, Sunday
 29  Secuderabad New Delhi 12:45 10:40 Kazipet Jn, Balharshah, Nagpur, Bhopal, Jhansi  Wednesday
 30  New Delhi Secunderabad 15:55 14:00  Kazipet Jn, Balharshah, Nagpur, Bhopal, Jhansi Sunday

Guidelines by the Railway Ministry for Passengers

Apart from the list of these special trains, there are also some guidelines released by the Railway Ministry in a notice form.  

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  • The 15 special trains running from New Delhi to different parts of the country will have stoppages in the major stations in the route. 
  • All the 15 trains will just have ac compartments such as First Class, Second AC, and Third AC.
  • The tickets for these trains will be available only through e-ticketing on the website of IRCTC. 
  • The passengers will be able to get an Advanced Reservation Period of a maximum of 7 days. 
  • The passengers should be carrying their food and drinks so that they do not have to come in contact with anyone else in the route. 
  • The passengers will reach the destination stations at least 90 minutes in advance so that they can go under thermal screening before they can disperse to their respective locations. 
  • The Railways will be not providing any linens, blankets, and other essentials, and hence the passengers are requested to carry their own stuff.

These guidelines are stated by the Railway Ministry keeping in mind the social distancing of the passengers while helping them to reach their respective destinations with ease and without any risk of contamination.

Apart from these special trains, there are also two major announcements made in the case of the Shramik Special trains for the laborers and migrants. The trains will have three stoppages now in between and the middle berth will be also made available to accommodate more passengers. 

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