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Nine Duronto Trains to be Introduced Frequency Increased for Five Duronto Trains

Presenting the Railway Budget for 2011-12 in the Lok Sabha today, the Minister of Railways Mamata Banerjee has announced the introduction to nine new Duronto Trains across different regions of the country. The proposed Duronto Trains are:


i. Allahabad-Mumbai AC Duronto (bi-weekly)

ii. Pune-Ahmedabad AC Duronto (tri-weekly)

iii. Sealdah-Puri non AC Duronto (tri-weekly)

iv. Secunderabad-Visakhapatnam AC Duronto (tri-weekly)

v. Madurai-Chennai AC Duronto (bi-weekly)

vi. Chennai-Thiruvananthapuram AC Duronto (bi-weekly)

vii. Mumbai Central-New Delhi AC Duronto (bi-weekly)

viii. Nizamuddin-Ajmer non-AC Duronto (bi-weekly)

ix. Shalimar-Patna Duronto (tri-weekly)

The frequency of following Duronto Trains have been increased:

i. Mumbai CST-Howrah Duronto Express from 2 days to 4 days

ii. Mumbai-Ahmedabad Duronto Express from 3 days to daily

iii. Sealdah-New Delhi Duronto Express from 2 days to 5 days

iv. Nagpur-Mumbai CST Duronto Express from 3 days to daily

v. Howrah-Yesvantpur Duronto Express from 4 days to 5 days

Source - PIB

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