Southern Railway to operate its 6th trip under Bharat Gaurav scheme
Rs. 2.72 Crores variable haulage charges earned as revenue from 5 trips and back
6th Trip to be operated from Coimbatore to Sai Nagar Shirdi
With the objective of showcasing India’s rich cultural heritage and magnificent historical places to the people of India and the world, Indian Railways introduced the “Bharat Gaurav Trains” scheme.
Bharat Gaurav scheme also aims to leverage the core strengths of the professionals of the tourism sector to run theme-based trains to tap the vast tourist potential of India. The first service of the theme-based Bharat Gaurav roundtrip train service from Coimbatore North to Sainagar Shirdi was operated on 14.06.2022.
5 Round trip services of Bharat Gaurav trains have been operated from Southern Railway so far. Southern Railway has registered a fixed revenue of Rs.5.87 Crores per so far from the operators of Bharat Gaurav trains. In addition, haulage charges of Rs. 2.72 Crores (excluding GST) has accrued from the 5 trips operated so far.
Now 6th trip of Bharat Gaurav trains between Coimbatore North Sai Nagar Shirdi and back will be operated by M/s M and C Property Development (P) Limited, a registered service provider. The details of the 6th trip are as follows.
Train No. 06903 / 06904 Coimbatore North – Sai Nagar Shirdi – Coimbatore North Bharat Gaurav trains (Round trip service)
vThe service of Train No 06903 Coimbatore North – Sai Nagar Shirdi Bharat Gaurav Train will commence at 20.00 hrs from Coimbatore North on 30th September, 2022 and reach Sai Nagar Shirdi at 08.00 hrs on 02nd October, 2022.
vIn the return direction Train No.06904 Sai Nagar Shirdi – Coimbatore North Bharat Gaurav Train will commence at 11.30 hrs from Sai Nagar Shirdi on 03rd October, 2022and reach Coimbatore North at 15.00 hrs on 04th October 2022.
Composition:AC First Class – 1 Coach, 2-tier AC – 3 coaches, 3-tier AC – 2 coaches, Sleeper – 5 coaches, Pantry Car – 1 coach, and Luggage-cum-Brake Van – 2 coaches. (Total: 14)
The details of timings and stoppages of Train No. 06903 Coimbatore North – Sai Nagar Shirdi Bharat Gaurav train is given below: (Timings in hours)
Sai Nagar Shirdi
The details of timings and stoppages of Train No. 06904 Sai Nagar Shirdi - Coimbatore North Bharat Gaurav train is given below: (Timings in hours)
Sai Nagar Shirdi