MUMBAI TO SHIRDI DIRECT SUPER-FAST EXPRESS TRAIN-INAUGURATION CEREMONY

~ MUMBAI TO SHIRDI DIRECT SUPER-FAST EXPRESS TRAIN ~

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Under Construction SAI-NAGAR Station Building At Shirdi.

Fully Constructed SAI-NAGAR Station Of Shirdi.

Front View Of SAI-NAGAR Station Building.

The Interior Of SAI-NAGAR Station Decorated With Chandeliers.

Indicative Fares Of SAI-EXPRESS To Various Destinations.

Milestone Indicating SAI-NAGAR`s Distance From Mumbai.

SAI-EXPRESS Train Being Decorated With FLOWERS.

Railway Minister At The Inauguration Ceremony Of Shirdi-Puntamba Railway Line.

Shirdi-Puntamba Railway Ticket.

The Guard Of The First SAI-EXPRESS Train Originating From Shirdi.

Look Who Is Capturing The Prestigious Moments!!

The Line From Shirdi Comes & Joins The Main Line At Puntamba On Daund End.

SAI-EXPRESS Train Between Shirdi & Puntamba.

Daund-Nanded Passenger Heads To Manmad With A Moula Ali Loco.

The Fast Passenger Approaches A Girder Bridge On Way To Puntamba.

The Fast Passenger Led By A Pune WDM-3D On The Girder Bridge.

The Pune WDM-3D Reverses & Heads Back To Get itself Attached To The Rake.

The New Shirdi-Mumbai Passenger Heads To Daund After Reversal.

The Day Ended Capturing The Bangalore Bound Karnataka Express.

“SAI-EXPRESS” Standing at “SAINAGAR”

“SAI-EXPRESS” Departing “SAINAGAR” around 03:00A.M (Sai-Express is circled in White)

Boundary Wall of CR from Manmad Highway towards “SAINAGAR”

SAINAGAR Station from Manmad Highway Turn towards the Station itself

SAINAGAR’S Waiting Rooms, Water Coolers & Stairs Leading Up.

Now, Devotees of Sai Baba will be able to take a Direct Super-fast Train from Dadar`Mumbai to Sainagar`Shirdi from Friday 27th August`2010.
As, this Train is super-fast, it will only stop at 6 Station in-between so the Time taken to reach Shirdi will be 6 hrs only
as compared to the earlier Shirdi Fast Passenger/1333 from CST`Mumbai to Sainagar`Shirdi,
which took had 22 halts and took around 12hrs to reach Shirdi.

SCHEDULE:

- 2131 Dadar`Mumbai to Sainagar`Shirdi Express -
Every Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays.
Departure from Dadar`Mumbai: At 21:45 hrs (09:45 pm)
Arrival at Shirdi: The Next Day at 03:55 hrs (03:55 am)
_

— After Travelling 455 km to Shirdi non-stop —
_

- 2132 Sainagar`Shirdi to Dadar`Mumbai Express -
Every Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays.
Departure from Shirdi: At 10:00 hrs (10:00 am)
Arrival at Dadar`Mumbai: Same Day at 16:05 hrs (04:05 pm)

The Fare:
Rs 576/- for Second Class Air-conditioned Class
Rs 430/- for Third Class Air-conditioned Class
Rs 174/- for Sleeper Class
Rs 94/- for the General Class.

This Train will have 18 Coaches:
One Air-conditioned Two-tier
One Air-conditioned Three-tier
Eight Sleeper Class
SIx General Second Class
Two Luggage-cum-Brake Vans.

Halts:
Thane, Kalyan, Igatpuri, Nasik Road, Manmad & Kopargaon

~~ INAUGURATION CEREMONY ~~
Friday 27th Aug`2010

Shirdi: Chief Minister Ashok Chavan Flagged off the special Sainagar Shirdi-Dadar Train at Sainagar Shirdi.
The Inaugural Train was bedecked with Flowers and Festoons with a huge poster of the Sai Baba on the Engine.

Chavan also announced the extension of the Manmad- Secunderabad Express, Manmad-Kakinada Town Express
and Manmad- Vijayawada Express up to Shirdi to facilitate devotees.

Speaking on the occasion, he said that the new Train service connecting Mumbai with Shirdi would prove to
be a boon for millions of Sai Baba devotees from India and abroad who throng there round the year.

~~ THE ROUTE ~~

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