6 April 2016


Railways have decided to run 22 Superfast weekly special trains between Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai and Gorakhpurto clear the extra rush of passengers. The details are as under:–

02597 Special will leave Gorakhpur at 0825 hrs o­n every Saturday from 16.4.2016 to 25.6.2016 and arrive Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai at 12.15 hrs next day.

02598 Special will leave Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai at 1420 hrs o­n every Sunday from 17.4.2016 to 26.6.2016 and arrive Gorakhpur at 1845 hrs next day.

HALTS:Khalilabad, Basti, Gonda, Lucknow, Kanpur Central, Jhansi, Habibganj, Itarsi, Bhusaval and Kalyan


COMPOSITION: Two AC-2 Tier, Eight AC-3 Tier, Four Sleeper class and Four Second class

Reservation: Bookings for train No. 02598 o­n special charges will open from 8.4.2016.
 02534/02533 Bandra (T)-Gorakhpur Weekly Superfast Special (16 Trips)
Train No. 02534 Bandra(T)–Gorakhpur (Weekly) Superfast Special train will leave Bandra(T) at 05.10 hrs on Saturday and reach Gorakhpur at 14.40 hrs, the next day. This train will run on 09th & 16th of April, 28th of May, 04th, 11th, 18th & 25th of June and 02nd July, 2016 with total 8 trips.
Similarly In return direction Train No. 02533 Gorakhpur–Bandra(T) Weekly Superfast Special train will leave Gorakhpur at 07.00 hrs on Thursday and will arrive Bandra(T) at 17.35 hrs, the next day. This train will run on 07th & 14th of April, 26th of May, 02nd, 09th, 16th, 23rd & 30th of June with total 8 trips.
This train will halt at Borivali, Vapi, Surat, Vadodara, Ratlam, Kota, Sawai Madhopur, Gangapur City, Achhnera, Mathura Jn., Hathras City, Kasganj, Farrukhabad, Kannauj, Kanpur Central, Lucknow, Gonda, Basti and Khalilabad stations in both the directions.
The train will have AC II Tier, AC III Tier, Second Sleeper Class & Second Class General reserved coaches.
The booking for Train No. 02534 Bandra(T)–Gorakhpur Weekly Superfast Special will be opened from 7th April, 2016 with advance reservation period of 60 days at all PRS counters and IRCTC website.