Friday, April 3, 2009

Goa sees special summer trains

Great demand to head to Goa for that unmistakable holiday has pushed the cause of the various travellers seeking more trains destined to Goa and the central and South Western railways have happily obliged.

With the success of its weekend special train to Goa, on its heels, the Central railway which had introduced this train on a trial basis has decided to extend the service owing to the heavy demand.

The weekend special trains to Goa were introduced after observing the desire of the commuters wanting to get away at the end of a hard week. It found instant success as the trains take lesser time compared to other means of transport. Besides one can be back to work on Monday morning according to the railway officials.

the South Western railway is also expected to run weekly special trains to clear the extra rush of passengers during this season. the Yeshwantpur-Vasco-da gama Garib rath weekly express special(0695) will depart form Yeshwantpur at 9 pm on Saturdays and arrive at Vasco da Gama at 11.40 am the next day . the last service from Yeshwantpur is on May 30.

In the return direction, Vasco-da-Gama - Yeshwantpur Garib rath weekly express special (0696) will depart from Vasco-da-Gama on Sundays at 2.30 pm commencing on April 5 and arrive at Yeshwantpur at 5am the next day. the last service from Vasco-da -Gama is on may 31.

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