Mumbai to Goa: India’s First Double-Decker Shatabdi Express Launched

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There is good news for people who love going to Goa again and again! Especially, Mumbaikars! Mumbai to Goa can now be your preferred weekend getaway with India’s first double-decker air-conditioned Shatabdi Express flagged off between Mumbai and Goa.

Munbai to Goa
Double-decker train between Mumbai and Goa

This double-decker Shatabdi will run thrice in a week and is expected to cover a distance of around 632 km in an estimated 12 hours time. The train will depart from Lokmanya Tilak Terminus (Mumbai) at 5.30 am and will reach Madgaon (Goa) at 7.30 pm on the same day. On the other hand, it will depart from Madgaon at 6.00 am and will reach Lokmanya Tilak Terminus at 7.10 pm on the same day. Presently the train has the capacity to accommodate 120 passengers in eight compartments. The first-of-its-kind in India, Mumbai to Goa Shatabdi Express is expected to further boost tourism in Goa.

As the vacation season has already set in, the newly launched Mumbai to Goa train is definitely going to be a boon to global travellers and Indians equally.

Take a quick glance through some facts:

  • The train will run from Mumbai on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays.
  • The train will run from Goa on Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays.
  • It will halt at Thane, Panvel, Khed, Chiplun, Ratnagiri, Kankavli, Sawantwadi, Thivim and Karmali stations.
Mumbai to Goa
Double-decker Shatabdi express resumes service from Mumbai to Goa

Now, you don’t have to worry about high airfares or long, hectic road trips with the double-decker Shatabdi in place. So if Goa’s Sunburn took a backseat owing to the skyrocketing airfares, book your tickets now before its fully reserved. It is sure going to be a fun ride.

Happy Travelling!

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4 thoughts on “Mumbai to Goa: India’s First Double-Decker Shatabdi Express Launched

    Sunita said:
    December 11, 2015 at 1:00 am

    When is this service going to resume and when do the bookings open

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      admin said:
      December 17, 2015 at 5:31 am

      The train has already been flagged off from Goa. Kindly keep a follow up on IRCTC for bookings

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    fallout x-13 said:
    December 16, 2015 at 10:09 am

    Informative article, totally what I wanted to find.

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      admin said:
      December 17, 2015 at 5:15 am

      Thanks a lot

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