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October 13, 2017

Railways introduces Tri weekly new Special Rajdhani between Delhi – Mumbai route

New Delhi-To fulfill the long overdue demand of passengers & to provide faster and convenient connectivity to passengers between two metros Delhi and Mumbai, Ministry of Railways is introducing a new Special Rajdhani Express between Delhi & Mumbai from 16th October, 2017. Flexi Fare shall not be applicable in this train. Indian Railways are already running two Rajdhanis and more than 30 mail/exp trains between Delhi and Mumbai.

Delhi, the capital city of India, is of great historical significance as an important commercial, transport, and cultural hub, as well as the political centre of India. Mumbai is India’s commercial and financial capital, as well as the capital city of Maharashtra State. Both the cities are important business centers of the country. Hence, there is a greater need for effective & efficient transport connectivity between the two cities.

With the introduction of new Rajdhani Express, the travel time will be reduced from the existing time of about 15 hrs. 50 minute to 13 hours 55 minutes i.e a saving of around 2 hours in journey time. The new service is planned to be commenced as a tri-weekly special service with only one rake and shall provide faster rail connectivity between Delhi and Mumbai and great convenience to passengers and passengers will avail of some of the benefits like:

It will save time of the passengers. It will enable the passengers to avoid peak-hours of traffic. Passengers will not need to get freshen up in the train enabling them to have cozy mornings. Passengers can attend offices as per their routine.