~ MUMBAI TO SHIRDI DIRECT SUPER-FAST EXPRESS TRAIN ~
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.
– 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)
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.
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 ~~