Western Railways (WR) will operate a superfast special train on a special fare between Bandra Terminus and Gandhidham stations for the convenience of passengers and to clear an increased volume of passenger traffic.
Train No. 09415/09416 Bandra Terminus – Gandhidham Superfast Special [20 Trips]
Train No. 09415 Bandra Terminus – Gandhidham Special will depart from Bandra Terminus every Thursday at 15.50 hrs and reach Gandhidham at 04.15 hrs, the next day.
Similarly, Train No. 09416 Gandhidham – Bandra Terminus Special will depart from Gandhidham every Thursday at 00.30 hrs and arrive Bandra Terminus at 13.05 hrs, the same day.
Both the trains will run from April 27, 2023 to June 29, 2023.
Enroute this train will halt at Borivali, Vapi, Surat, Vadodara, Ahmedabad, Viramgam, Dhrangadhra, Samakhiali and Bhachau station in both directions. This train comprises of AC 2-Tier, AC 3-Tier, Sleeper Class and General Second Class coaches.
The booking for Train No. 09415 and 09416 will open from April 21, 2023, at all PRS Counters and on IRCTC website. The above trains will run as Special Train on Special Fare.
For detailed information regarding timings of halts and composition, passengers may visit www.enquiry.indianrail.gov.in.
The waiting list for trains is tracked daily in real time, and extra coaches are occasionally added to the existing trains to accommodate the sporadic surge in demand, according to a formal statement issued by Sumit Thakur, Chief Public Relations Officer of Western Railway. Special trains will also be scheduled appropriately.
With a view to meet the travel demand during the ensuing summer vacation, WR is running 28 pairs of Summer Special trains to various destinations with 1284 trips. Out of these mainly, 07 pairs of trains cater to the states of Uttar Pradesh & Bihar, while 04 pairs of trains for Delhi & beyond. 07 pairs for Gujarat, 05 pairs of trains are run to Rajasthan, one for North East, while 03 trains are run to South. To cater to the passengers from Surat/ Udhna, 04 pairs of originating special trains are being run. Similarly, 14 pairs of originating trains are run from other stations of Gujarat such as Ahmedabad, Gandhidham, Valsad, Okha etc.