As per the Ministry of Railways' previously notified statement, 40 more pairs (that is 80 train routes) of special trains will begin services from 12 September 2020. The booking of accommodation for these trains has begun on 10 September. These will be fully reserved trains.
These trains will be in addition to the existing 30 special Rajdhani type trains that began services from 12 May and 200 Special Mail Express trains from 1 June.
Indian Railways to run additional 40 pairs of more special trains w.e.f. 12th September 2020.— Ministry of Railways (@RailMinIndia) September 6, 2020
These will be fully reserved train. Ticket can be booked from 10th September, 2020https://t.co/nurgBZYvJd pic.twitter.com/TtQKJyKAdQ
How to book tickets for the new train routes?
Passengers can book their tickets by visiting the official IRCTC website irctc.co.in or using IRCTC's app as you would normally do. Payment for these tickets can be made online using credit cards, debit cards, net banking or UPI. After payment, you will be able to download the ticket and will also receive an SMS notification on the same.
The ministry has also released the whole list of the 80 trains that will begin services from 12 September, which includes Nanda Devi Express, Dayodaya Express, Bundelkhand Express, Humsafar Express, Vikramshila Express, Golgumbaz Express, Chauri Chaura, Krishak, Shramik Express, Vande Bharat Express and Shatabdi Express.