Ministry of Railways has decided to extend the run of premium AC Superfast Between Mumbai and New Delhi i.e. 22913/14 Mumbai Central-New Delhi Express Ex Mumbai Central 03rd& 05th January,2014 , Ex New Delhi 04th & 06thJanuary,2014.
The train departs from Mumbai Central at 16.00 hrs and reach New Delhi at 07.55 hrs. Similarly, in return direction the train departs from New Delhi at 14.50 hrs and reach Mumbai Central at 06.55 hrs.
·There will be no commercial stoppages enroute for this train. The trains shall originate and terminate at Mumbai Central and New Delhi stations.
·There will be only two classes of travel accommodation, viz AC-3 Tier and AC-2 Tier. Catering shall be provided on-board and catering charges shall be part of tariff.
·No waitlisted tickets shall be issued. There will be no refund except when the train is fully cancelled on railway account due to unforeseen circumstances or due to severe disturbances affecting operations. Adult fare shall be charged for all passengers irrespective of their age. No concession shall be applicable to this train.
·The booking shall be available only through internet, that is IRCTC’s portal and not through the counters at reservation centres. The passengers are required to carry the prescribed original photo identity card which is used at the time of booking. The fares applicable for each day/transaction shall be indicated at the time of booking on the IRCTC’s e-ticketing website.
·The advance reservation period will be shorter, that is a maximum of 15 days, and the fare shall be equal to or higher than the Rajdhani Tatkal fare. The fare is also likely to increase depending on the demand intensity.
·Only e-tickets will be permitted for booking. The trains will be monitored closely by Zonal Railways for ensuring adherence to schedule.
The booking of first trip i.e. 03rd January,2014 of 22913 Mumbai Central-New Delhi Express will starts from 28thDecember,2013 and that of Second trip i.e. 05th January,2014 will be opened 07 days before the date of journey ( excluding the date of journey).