The double-decker train was back on track from the 10th of October following a halt due to the pandemic.
On account of low passenger turnout, the authorities of the North Western Railway (NWR), on Thursday, decided to temporarily redline the Jaipur-Delhi double-decker train. This train was back on track from the 10th of October following a halt due to the pandemic and its related directives and now, its operations will again remain barred from the 8th of December. This statement was issued by the NWR Deputy General Manager, Shashi Kiran.
The train has been reporting just 30% occupancy, of its overall passenger strength
The 12985/86 Jaipur Delhi Sarai Rohilla AC Double Decker Express presently has 2 Executive Class and 13 AC Chair Car coaches in addition to 2 EOG coaches. This double-decker train covers a distance of 303 kilometers, in just 4 hours 30 mins (67.33 km/hr) in both directions.
As per the officials of the railway department, the train has been reporting occupancy of only 30% of its overall passenger strength, per day, in contrast to the 70% mark, which it had touched earlier at the time of its resumption, post-lockdown.
The Jaipur-Delhi double-decker train's routine includes its departure from the Pink City at 6 AM and arrival at Delhi Sarai Rohilla, at 10.30 AM, daily. On its way back, the train's leaves Delhi Sarai Rohilla at 5.35 PM and reaches Jaipur at 10.05 PM, the same day.