The Delhi Mumbai Rajdhani Express will now arrive at its destination about an hour before.
Mumbai Rajdhani Express: Speed of Rajdhani Express train running on Delhi-Mumbai route has been increased. This will now take about an hour to travel from Mumbai to Delhi, 35 minutes less from Delhi to Mumbai.
Railway Minister Piyush Goyal tweeted
Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said in a tweet, ‘Passengers traveling from Rajdhani Express running between Mumbai and Delhi from January 9 onwards, compared to earlier with revised timings and additional stops in Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh Will reach your destination fast. This will save the time of the passengers and they will also get the facility.
📢 From 9th January, passengers travelling by Rajdhani Superfast special between Mumbai & Delhi will reach their destination faster than before, with revised timings & an additional halt at Gwalior in Madhya Pradesh.
This will be new timing
According to an official release, the Rajdhani Superfast special train will leave CSMT at 4 pm on every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday and will reach Delhi’s Hazrat Nizamuddin railway station at 9.55 am the next day. The official said that the train would leave Hazrat Nizamuddin railway station at 4.55 pm on every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday and reach CSMT at 11.15 am the next day.
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Will be able to travel on reserved ticket only
Chief Public Relations Officer of Central Railway Shivaji Sutar told that the train will save 55 minutes from CSMT to reach Hazrat Nizamuddin, while it will take 35 minutes less to reach Mumbai from Delhi. The release said that the superfast special train will now stop at Gwalior. Apart from this, according to the railways, only those passengers who have reserved tickets will be allowed to board these special trains.