New Railway Timetable, New Tejas, Humsafar Trains, New Facility For Shatabdi, Rajdhani Passengers

| November 8, 2017

Indian Railways has released a new timetable for trains from November 1, 2017. Passengers can access it online on the Railways website – indianrailways.gov.in. Indian Railways, which announced six new trains recently, has decided to send SMS alerts to Rajdhani and Shatabdi passengers in case of a delay of more than an hour.








Currently, SMS messages are sent to wait-listed passengers after the confirmation of their berths. Indian Railways has also announced new trains across Tejas Express and Humsafar Express services. The new trains will run under Indian Railways’ new timetable effective November 1, 2017. Of the six new trains to be introduced, two trains each belong to the Tejas Express and Humsafar Express services, according to Indian Railways.




New Humsafar Express and Tejas Express trains:

The Railways said the date of introduction of the trains will be notified later. Indian Railways has released its new timetable – effective November 1, 2017 – for passenger trains.

New Tejas Express trains

1. New Delhi-Chandigarh Tejas Express Train

The train between New Delhi and Chandigarh will operate six days a week except Wednesdays and comprise 12 coaches – nine AC Chair Cars, one Executive AC Chair Car and two Regenerative Cars, according to the Indian Railways.

22425 New Delhi-Chandigarh Except Wed Station 22426 Chandigarh-New Delhi Except Wed
930 New Delhi 1730
1225 Chandigarh 1435




(Train schedule as shared by the Northern Railway on its website)

 The carrier said the date of introduction “will be notified later”.

2. Lucknow Junction-Anand Vihar Terminal Tejas Express Train

The train between Lucknow Junction And Anand Vihar Terminal will also operate six days a week except Thursday and comprise 11 coaches including eight AC Chair Cars and one Executive AC Chair Car.

12585 Lucknow Jn -Anand Vihar T Except Thu Station 12586 Anand Vihar T-Lucknow Jn  Except Thu
650 Lucknow Jn 2205
805 810 Kanpur Central 2030 2040

(Train schedule as shared by the Northern Railway on its website)

New Humsafar Express Trains

3. Sealdah-Jammu Tawi Humsafar Express Train

The third among the six new trains announced by the Railways is a weekly Humsafar Express train service between Sealdah (Kolkata) and Jammu Tawi. This 18-coach Humsafar Express train will hail out of Sealdah on Monday, and from Jammu Tawi on Wednesdays, according to the Railways. The train will comprise 16 AC III Tier Cars.

22317 Sealdah-Jammu Tawi Station 22318 Jammu Tawi-Sealdah
1520 (MON) Sealdah 1745 (THU)
2340 (TUE) Jammu Tawi 0720 (WED)

(Train schedule as shared by the Northern Railway on its website)

4. Anand Vihar Terminal-Allahabad Humsafar Express Train

The new Humsafar Express train between Anand Vihar Terminal and Allahabad will operate on a tri-weekly basis. The train service will start from Anand Vihar on Mondays and from Allahabad on Wednesdays.

Anand Vihar T – Allahabad Station Allahabad – Anand Vihar T
2220 Anand Vihar T 615
610 Allahabad 2220

(Train schedule as shared by the Northern Railway on its website)

Humsafar, Tejas and Antyodaya were among the four new train projects announced by the government in the Rail Budget of financial year 2016-17, along with Uday Express.

 Get SMS alerts for deyaled Rajdhani, Shatabdi trains

Indian Railways started its SMS facility – in case a trains gets delayed by more than an hour from the schedule – on Saturday for Rajdhani and Shatabdi trains, news agency IANS (Indo-Asian News Service) reported citing a senior Railway Ministry official involved with the project. Currently, SMS messages are sent to wait-listed passengers after the confirmation of their berths. The new SMS facility – currently available for Rajdhani and Shatabdi trains – would be extended to other trains too in a phased manner, the agency further said.

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