For the convenience of passengers, Western Railway had recently introduced several fully reserved Special trains to various destinations, including Passenger/DEMU/MEMU Special trains. Now, competent authority has accorded approval to run total 33 Special trains with 65 services having composition with General Second Class, DEMU & MEMU coaches as UNRESERVED TRAINS instead of reserved special trains with effect from 4th March, 2021, till further advice.

Out of these 65 special services, 12 services are of Mumbai Central division, 13 services are of Vadodara division, 22 services are of Ratlam division, 8 services are of Ahmedabad division, 6 services are of Rajkot division while 4 services are of Bhavnagar division. Out of these 33 trains, 29 trains will be of Passenger train category while the remaining three trains will be of Mail/Express category. Train nos. 09077/78, 09007/08 & 09341/42 will be partially unreserved wherein only the General Class coaches will be treated as unreserved.

According to a press release issued by Sumit Thakur – Chief Public Relations Officer of Western Railway, the details of these UNRESERVED special trains are:

  1. 09023/09024 Mumbai Central – Valsad
  2. 09077/09078 Nandurbar – Bhusaval
  3. 09007/09008 (Mail/ Express category) Surat – Bhusaval
  4. 09152/09151 Surat – Valsad
  5. 09154/09153 Valsad – Umargam
  6. 09377/09378 Udhna – Nandurbar
  7. 09155/09156 Surat – Vadodara
  8. 09315/09316 Vadodara – Ahmedabad
  9. 09319/09320 Vadodara – Dahod
  10. 09317 Vadodara – Dahod
  11. 09107/09108 Pratapnagar – Kevadiya
  12. 09109/09110 Pratapnagar – Kevadiya
  13. 09113/09114 Pratapnagar – Kevadiya
  14. 09381/09382 Dahod – Ratlam
  15. 09383/09384 Ratlam – Nagda
  16. 09385/09386 Nagda – Ujjain
  17. 09507/09506 Indore – Ujjain
  18. 09518/09517 Ujjain – Nagda
  19. 09341/09342 (Mail/ Express category) Nagda – Bina
  20. 09545/09546 Ratlam- Nagda
  21. 09554/09553 Ujjain – Nagda
  22. 09345/09346 (Mail/ Express category running with DEMU coaches ) Ratlam – Bhilwara
  23. 09389/09390 Dr. Ambedkar Nagar – Ratlam
  24. 09347/09348 Dr. Ambedkar Nagar – Ratlam
  25. 09401/09402 Asarva – Himmatnagar
  26. 09431/09432 Sabarmati – Mahesana
  27. 09433/09434 Sabarmati – Patan
  28. 09437/09438 Mahesana – Abu Road
  29. 09441/09442 Wankaner – Morbi
  30. 09443/09444 Wankaner – Morbi
  31. 09439/09440 Wankaner – Morbi
  32. 09528/09527 Bhavnagar – Surendragar
  33. 09534/09533 Bhavnagar – Surendranagar

These instructions will be followed for issuing of tickets in these UNRESERVED TRAINS:

  1. The booking of the above trains will be stopped in PRS w.e.f. 04.03.2021. However, in Train nos. 09007 and 09077, the composition consists of 3 sleeper Class coaches and the same will be continued to be charged as reserved through PRS and remaining coaches will be unreserved.
  2. The Train Nos. 09341, 09345 and 9007 will be continued to be charged on Unreserved Mail/Express fare.
  3. Moreover, 09345/09346 running with DEMU coaches will be treated as Unreserved and will be charged on Unreserved Mail/Express fare.
  4. Presently only journey tickets will be issued for these trains. Unreserved tickets for any other trains shall not be issued except these trains.
  5. Issuance of season tickets on non suburban is not permitted.
  6. All passengers are requested to ensure adequate social distancing, wear face masks and to follow the prescribed protocol of COVID 19.

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