Minister of Railways Suresh Prabhu Flags Off Country’s First Humsafar Train. The Humsafar Trains  are touted as one of the best served trains in India. It offers better facilities / amenities for the passengers such as GPS) based Passenger information system, Integrated Braille displays for the visually impaired, Auto Vending Machine and Mini Pantry with Oven/Fridge.

A total of 10 Humsafar trains have been announced by the Ministry of Railways in the new time table. Now Two trains 1. 12595/12596 Gorakhpur-Anand Vihar(T) Humsafar Express (Bi-weekly) 2.   12571/12572 Gorakhpur-Anand Vihar(T) Humsafar Express (Weekly) [via Barhni]. 

In Future These trains will be inducted in Humsafar Trains Series

1.    12503/12504 Kamakhya – Bangalore Cantt. (Weekly)

2.    14715/14716 Sri Ganganagar – Tiruchirappalli (Weekly)

3.    19423/19424 Ahmedabad – Chennai Central (Weekly)

4.    22317/22318 Sealdah – Jammu Tawi (Weekly)

5.    22705/22706 Tirupati – Jammu Tawi (Weekly)

6.    22833/22834 Bhubaneswar – Krishnarajapuram (Weekly)

7.    22867/22868 Durg – Hazrat Nizamuddin (Bi-Weekly)

8.    22887/22888 Howrah – Yesvantpur (Weekly)

9.    22913/22914 Bandra Terminus – Patna (Weekly)

The schedule of 12571/12572 Gorakhpur-Anand Vihar(T) Humsafar Express (Weekly)

     12595/12596 Gorakhpur-Anand Vihar(T) Humsafar Express (Bi-weekly)

12595 Gorakhpur-Anand Vihar (T) Humsafar Express

Station

12596 Anand Vihar (T)-Gorakhpur Humsafar Express

Arr

Dep

Arr

Dep

20.00

Gorakhpur

08.30

08.50

Anand Vihar(T)

20.25

 

●    Days of run:  Ex-GKP – Tuesday, Thursday

●                            Ex-ANVT – Wednesday, Friday

●    One way distance: 780 Kms.

●    Journey time:

From Gorakhpur to Anand Vihar(T): 12 hrs. 50 mins

From Anand Vihar (T) to Gorakhpur: 12 hrs. 05 mins

●    Average Speed:

From Gorakhpur to Anand Vihar(T): 61.00 KMPH

From Anand Vihar (T) to Gorakhpur: 64.80 KMPH

●    Stoppages: Basti, Gonda, Lucknow, Kanpur Central

●    Composition of regular service: AC3-18, Power Car-2 = 20 Coaches

●    Primary Maintenance: Gorakhpur (NER)

●    Nature of Service: Humsafar Express

12571/12572 Gorakhpur-Anand Vihar(T) Humsafar Express (Weekly) [via Barhni]

 

12571 Gorakhpur-Anand Vihar (T) Humsafar Express (Weekly)

Station

12572 Anand Vihar (T)-Gorakhpur Humsafar Express (Weekly)

Arr

Dep

Arr

Dep

19.00

Gorakhpur

09.55

20.30

20.35

Barhni

07.05

07.10

22.30

22.35

Gonda

5.25

05.30

08.50

Anand Vihar(T)

20.25

 

●                   Days of run:  Ex-GKP – Sunday

                        Ex-ANVT – Monday

●                   One way distance:  856 Kms.

●                   Journey time:

From Gorakhpur to Anand Vihar(T): 13 hrs. 50 mins

From Anand Vihar (T) to Gorakhpur: 13 hrs. 30 mins

●                   Average Speed:

From Gorakhpur to Anand Vihar(T): 61.90 KMPH

From Anand Vihar (T) to Gorakhpur: 63.40 KMPH

●                   Stoppages: Anand Nagar Jn, Barhni, Balrampur, Gonda, Lucknow, Kanpur Central

●                    Composition of regular service: AC3-18, Power Car-2 = 20 Coaches

●                   Primary Maintenance: Gorakhpur (NER)

Fare structure of Humsafar train:

Out of the total accommodation 10% of total accommodation shall be earmarked as tatkal quota. There is also provision for HO quota/duty pass quota. The first block of 50% after 10% tatkal and HO quota shall  be booked on the base fare for Humsafar train and thereafter a 10% increase for every 10% increase in the passenger block for the remaining 50%.

Base dare of AC-3 Tier of Humsafar Train shall be 1.15 times of the base fare of AC-3 Tier superfast Mail/Express trains, which shall be applicable for the first passenger block of 50% and thereafter a 10% increase for every 10% increase in the passenger block for the remaining 50%. Fare of tatkal quota shall be 1.5 times of Humsafar basic fares. Other charges shall be levied separately.

●       Other charges like reservation fee, superfast surcharge, service tax, etc. as applicable shall be levied separately. Catering charges shall be optional for meals. The fare of Humsafar is inclusive of bedroll charges.

For More and Clear Information please Visit official Railways website.

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