Summer vacations have started and people have already made their booking and plans. However, there are certain people who makea last-minute plans. As the vacation season is on, it is next to impossible to get railway tickets and airline tickets are extremely high. Although, if the plan is to go to Goa from Mumbai, then there is good news for the people who want to travel to the beach paradise.
Central Railway has announced 16 more trains will run from Mumbai to Goa. The decision to run 16 additional trains between Mumbai to Karmali was to accommodate the excess rush of passengers travelling during this season.
Dates, timings and stops of the trains running from Mumbai to Goa
A special train, No. 01003 is scheduled to depart from Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CST) at 8.25pm and arrive at Goa’s Karmali station at 8.30am the next day. This train will run four times on this route on every Friday from April 19 to May 10, 2019.
The train No. 01006 is set to then leave from Karmali in Goa at 12.50pm every Sunday and will arrive in Mumbai (CST) at 12.20am. This train will run four times at these timings from April 21 to May 12, 2019. That concludes the weekend special.
However, for the passengers who want to travel mid-week, the Central Railway has announced another train no. 01005, which can be boarded from CST at 12.45am on Sunday morning, and arrive in Goa at 12.20pm the same day. It will complete four trips on the route between April 21 to May 12, 2019.
Another weekly train will leave from Karmali station at 12.50pm on Saturday and arrive at CST at 11.55pm on the same day. It also runs four times between April 20 to May, 11, 2019.
All these trains will make stops at Dadar, Thane, Panvel, Roha, Mangaon, Khed, Chiplun, Sangameshwar Road, Ratnagiri Rajapur Road, Vaibhavawadi Road, Kankavali, Sindhudurg, Kudal, Sawantwadi Road and Thivim.
Pricing of the 16 more trains running between Mumbai and Goa
Please note that pricing for these Mumbai to Goa trains may vary depending on availability.
First class AC: Rs 2,930
AC 2 Tier (2A): Rs 1,905
AC 3 Tier (3A): Rs 1,325
Sleeper (SL): Rs 485