40 New clone special trains to be operational from 21st September 2020
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
No. 2020/ Chg./ 37/ 7 (Pt.)
New Delhi, 14th Sept, 2020
The General Managers All Zonal Railways
Sub: Operation of Clone Special trains
In continuation of Railway Board’s Letter no. 2016/Chg./37/9 (part.-1) dated 05.09.2020, for operation of special trains, it has been decided that twenty (20) pairs of clone train services shall start from 21.09.2020 on specific routes as per Annexure. These clone special trains will run to notified timings. These trains will be fully reserved trains, with further details are as under:-
(i) 19 Pairs of Clone trains will run by utilizing Humsafar rakes with following Composition:-
LWLRRM-2, LWACCN-12, LWSCN-4-18 Coaches.
(ii) One pair of Clone Train service No 04251/ 04252 Lucknow-Delhi Clone special Express will run with the composition of
LWLRRM-2, LWSCZAC-5, LWS / LWSCZ-15-22 Coaches.
(iii) Fare of the trains running with Humsafar rake will be charged as per Humsafar trains and fare for the train No. 04251/04252 Lucknow-Delhi Clone special will be charged as Jan Shatabdi Express.
(iv) The ARP for the trains will be 10 days.
(v) The Composition of the Clone special trains will be reviewed by Zonal Railways and may be changed if required.
These services shall be in addition to the Shramik specials and the special trains, which are already under operation. Stoppages shall be limited to operational halt or Divisional Headquarters en-route (if any). The suggestions of State Governments may also be kept while restricting the halts.
Zonal Railways arc advised to ensure strict adherence to these instructions. Arrange wide publicity through print and electronic media. Confirm action taken.
Dy. Director (Coaching)