The dreams and the earnest wishes of Nagpur’s devotees and staunch followers of Sufi Saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti are coming true as the booking of reservation tickets for the inaugural Nagpur-Ajmer train will open from September 21 and the subsequent journeys.
The Nagpur MP Vilas Muttemwar will give the green signal to mark the inaugural journey of Nagpur-Ajmer-Jaipur train on September 26. The weekly Nagpur-Ajmer-Jaipur train, having number 11203, will run on every Thursday from Nagpur and reach Ajmer and Jaipur on Friday. The return journey of the train No. 11204 Jaipur-Ajmer-Nagpur will beginon Friday itself and reach Nagpur on Saturday.
It may be recalled, the Nagpur-Ajmer train was announced by the then Railway Minister Pawankumar Bansal while presenting the Railway Budget for 2013-14 to honour the tireless efforts of Nagpur MP Vilas Muttemwar. However, the Nagpur-Ajmer train was extended up to Jaipur.
Following is the schedule of Nagpur-Ajmer-Jaipur train.
11203 Nagpur-Ajmer-Jaipur Express (Weekly): The train will begin its journey on every Thursday at 11.55 am and will reach Ajmer on Friday at 11.45 am. The train then will begin its journey at 11.55 am and reach Jaipur at 1405 hours. The Nagpur-Ajmer-Jaipur Express will arrive in Katol at 12.41 pm, depart at 12.43 pm, reach Narkhed 13.03 pm, depart at 13.05 pm, arrive at Pandhurna at 13.22 pm, depart at 13.24 pm, reach Multai at 14.10 pm, depart at 14.12 pm, arrive at Baitul 14.52, depart at 14.55, reach Itarsi at 16.55 and will depart at 17.00 pm on Thursday itself.
11204 Jaipur-Ajmer-Nagpur Express (Weekly): The train will begin its return journey on every Friday at 16.30 from Jaipur and will reach Ajmer at 18.55 and depart at 19.25 hours. The train will reach at Nagpur at 19.15 on Saturday.
Stoppages of 11203 Nagpur-Ajmer-Jaipur Express (Weekly): Katol, Narkhed, Pandhurna, Multai, Baitul, Itarsi, Habibganj, Bhopal, Sehore, Shujalpur, Barchha, Ujjain, Nagda, Ramganjmandi, Kota, Bundi, Mandalgadh, Chittorgarh, Bhilwada, Vijaynagar, Nasirabad, Ajmer, Kisangadh, Fulera, Asalpur, Jobner, and Kanakpura.
The train comprises a total of 18 coaches including one II Class Air Conditioner, one III Class Air Conditioner, 11 II Class sleeper, 3 II Class general bogies and two luggage-cum-break vans.
The reservation of tickets for the Train No. 11203 Nagpur-Ajmer-Jaipur Express will open from September 21 for passengers, said a press release issued by Central Railway.