The Indian Railways will run extra Ganpati Special trains in co-ordination with Western Railway and Central Railway between Ahmedabad/Vadodara and Ratnagiri/Kudal/Sawantwadi Road stations to clear further rush of passengers.
Train quantity 09416 Ahmedabad Junction – Kudal Weekly Special on Special Fare will depart from Ahmedabad Junction at 09:30 hours on August 18 and 25. The practice will attain Kudal at 04:30 hours on the following day (2 Trips), the Indian Railways said in a launch.
Train quantity 09415 Kudal – Ahmedabad Junction Weekly Special on Special Fare will depart from Kudal at 05:30 hrs on August 19 and 26. The practice will attain Ahmedabad Junction at 00:15 hours on the following day (2 Trips), it added.
The practice will halt at Vadodara, Surat, Vapi, Vasai Road, Panvel, Roha, Mangaon, Veer, Khed, Chiplun, Sawarda, Aravali Road, Sangameshwar Road, Ratnagiri, Rajapur Road, Vaibhavwadi Road, Kankavali and Sindhudurg station.
Trains may even be run between Ahmedabad and Sawantwadi Road, Vadodara to Ratnagiri as Weekly Specials on Special Fare.
All the above trains are absolutely reserved. Passengers could e book their tickets at Passenger Reservation System (PRS) Counters and IRCTC Website. Bookings for the above trains will open from August 17.
All passengers should adhere to journey pointers by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MoHFW), Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) and SOPs of the Government of Maharashtra and Government of Gujarat, the Indian Railways said.