Ganesh Chaturthi Special Trains in 2013 – Mumbai – Ahmedabad – Madgaon Ganapati Festival Trains from Indian Railways

In order to cater for the extra rush during the Ganesh Chaturthi festival in 2013, Konkan Railway in co-ordination with Western Railway, has introduced special trains between Mumbai, Ahmedabad and Madgaon and also between Lokmanya Tilak and Madgaon. The train will have stops at  Dadar, Thane, Roha, Mangaon, Veer, Khed,  Chiplun, Savarde, Aravali Road, Sangameshwar, Ratnagiri, Adavali, Vilawade, Rajapur RoadVaibhavwadi RoadNandgaon Road, Kankavali, Sindhudurg, Kudal,  Sawantwadi  Rd,  Madure, Pernem,  Thivim and Karmali.

Bandra(T) – Madgaon Special Train 
Train No.09009 Bandra(T)– Madgaon Special Train will leave Bandra(T) at 00.15 hrs o­n every Monday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday from 2nd September to 21st September , 2013. It will reach Madgaon at 16.30 hrs, o­n same day.

Similarly, in return direction train No.09010 Madgaon – Bandra(T) Special Train will leave Madgaon at 20.00 hrs o­n every Monday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday from 2nd September to 21stSeptember, 2013. It will arrive at Bandra(T) at 13.20 hrs, the next day.

The train will halt at Andheri, Borivali, Vasai Road, Panvel, Roha, Mangaon, Khed, Chiplun, Savarda, Sangameshwar, Ratnagiri, Adavali, Rajapur Road, Vaibhavwadi, Kankavali, Sindhudurg, Kudal, Zarap, Sawantwadi, Madure, Pernem, Thivim and Karmali stations in both directions.

The train will have AC 2-tier, AC 3-tier, Sleeper class and II class general coaches.

Ahmedabad – Madgaon Special Train (via Vasai Road)

Train No.09416 Ahmedabad–Madgaon Special Train will leave Ahmedabad at 16.55 hrs o­n every Monday, Wednesday & Saturday from 2nd September to 21st September, 2013. It will arrive at Vasai Rd 00.40 hrs next day and reach Madgaon at 16.30 hrs.

Similarly, in return direction train No.09415 Madgaon – Ahmedabad Special Train will leave Madgaon at 20.00 hrs o­n every Tuesday, Thursday & Sunday from 3rd September to 22nd September, 2013.It will arrive at Vasai Rd at 10.40 hrs next day and reach Ahmedabad at 19.20 hrs.

The train will halt at Nadiad, Anand, Vadodara, Bharuch, Surat, Navsari,Valsad, Vapi, Dahanu Road, Boisar, Vasai Road, Panvel, Roha, Mangaon, Khed, Chiplun, Savarda, Sangameshwar, Ratnagiri, Adavali, Rajapur Road, Vaibhavwadi, Kankavali, Sindhudurg, Kudal, Zarap, Sawantwadi, Madure, Pernem, Thivim and Karmali stations in both directions.

 The train will have AC 2-tier, AC 3-tier, Sleeper class and II class general coaches.


The booking for 09009 & 09416 will open at all Passenger Reservation Centers o­n 2nd August, 2013.