Railways to introduce cheaper, faster Delhi-Mumbai Rajdhani from Monday
In a bid 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 and Mumbai from Monday.
Flexi Fare shall not be applicable in this train. Fare for this train in 2nd AC and 3rd AC will be around 19% cheaper than the maximum flexi fare of corresponding classes of existing Mumbai Rajdhani.
Indian Railways are already running two Rajdhanis and more than 30 mail/exp trains between Delhi and Mumbai.
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.
This train will have stoppages at Kota, Vadodara and Surat stations only.