Superfast special train introduced between Surat and Mahuva
Darshana Jardosh-Minister Of State For Railways and Textiles Flagged Off The Special Train At Surat Station
Minister of State for Railways and Textiles, Darshana Jardosh flagged off a new Superfast Special Train between Surat and Mahuva on Thursday, 19th August, 2021 in a function held at Surat station.
Minister of State, Health & Family Welfare, Medical Education (Govt. of Gujarat) Kishorbhai Kanani, Mayor Hemali Boghawala, MP Prabhubhai Vasava and MLAs V. Zalavadiya, Arvindbhai Rana and Pravinbhai Ghoghari, other distinguished guests including Rajkumar Lal – Principal Chief Commercial Manager of WR and various senior railway officers were also present. MP Naranbhai Kachhadiya joined the event through video link.
According to a press release issued by Sumit Thakur – Chief Public Relations Officer of Western Railway, MoSR Darshana Jardosh in her address shared her thoughts and vision for the Railways. Later she alongwith other dignitaries flagged off the inaugural run of the Surat – Mahuva Special Express from Surat on Thursday, 19th August, 2021.
Thakur stated that in its regular service, Train No. 09049 Surat – Mahuva Superfast Special Express will leave Surat on all days except Wednesday and Friday at 22.00 hrs to reach Mahuva at 09.05 hrs on the next day. This train will run regularly from Saturday, 21st August, 2021. Similarly, Train No. 09050 Mahuva – Surat Superfast Special Express will leave Mahuva on all days except Thursday & Saturday at 19.35 hrs to reach Surat at 06.35 hrs on the next day. This train will run regularly from Friday, 20th August, 2021.
Enroute this train will halt at Vadodara, Ahmedabad, Viramgam, Surendranagar Gate, Botad Jn, Dhola Jn, Dhasa Jn, Savarkundla and Rajula Jn stations in both directions. This train will run as fully reserved train. The train comprises of AC 2-Tier, AC 3-Tier, Sleeper Class & Second Class Seating coaches.
Train No. 09071/09072 Surat – Mahuva Special Superfast Express (Original Train No. 12945/46) will be cancelled with effect from 25th August, 2021 from both ends.
The booking of regular trips of Train No. 09049 & 09050 is open at nominated PRS counters and IRCTC website. It is worth mentioning that only passengers having confirmed tickets will be permitted to board the train. Passengers are requested by Western Railway, to adhere to all norms, SOPs related to COVID-19 during boarding, travelling and at the destination.