Restoration of Unreserved Coaches in Trains Originating from South Western Railway
South Western Railway has advised the restoration of Unreserved Coaches in the following 19 trains. (for the pairing trains originating in Southern Railway the Press Note was already issued on 7th March 2022)
During Pandemic period and following lockdown, train services were run by Railways following all COVID protocols. Train services were introduced in phased manner and all the services were run as Mail / Express special trains with only reserved coaches. Passenger trains and opening up of coaches for unreserved passengers were introduced in limited sectors and fewer trains in a graded fashion. Recently, Southern Railway has commenced running of all the special mail / express trains as regular trains with numbers and fare that existed prior to COVID. Also, as directed by Railway Board, in trains already restored with regular train numbers, second class accommodation earmarked as reserved coaches, but run as unreserved coaches prior to pandemic, in 192 trains originating from Southern Railway has been notified on 07.03.2022 for restoration of unreserved coaches on various dates of journey commencement.
Now, South Western Railway has advised the restoration of Unreserved Coaches in the following 19 trains. (for the pairing trains originating in Southern Railway the Press Note was already issued on 7th March 2022)
|Sl No.||Train No.||From||To||With Effect from :-|
|02||12291||Yeswantpur||Dr MGR Chennai Central||11.03.2022|
|03||12658||KSR Bengaluru||Dr MGR Chennai Central||10.03.2022|
|05||12692||Sathya Sai Prasanthi Nilayam||Dr MGR Chennai Central||12.03.2022|
|10||16585||KSR Bengaluru||Mangalore Central||12.03.2022|
|11||17313||Hubbali||Dr MGR Chennai Central||16.03.2022|
|12||22681||Mysuru||Dr MGR Chennai Central||16.03.2022|
|13||22697||Hubbali||Dr MGR Chennai Central||12.03.2022|
|14||16022||Mysuru||Dr MGR Chennai Central||20.03.2022|
This exercise is done to facilitate hassle-free travel for unreserved passengers. Full-refund can be availed by the passengers (reserved) already booked in such converted coaches in the above trains for journey commencing on or after dates in which unreserved coaches are restored. SMS will be sent to the registered mobile numbers of the passengers regarding such cancellation of tickets.