Reservation of 1,400 trains
Mumbai: While ST trains have received good response for going to Konkan on the occasion of Ganeshotsav, ST has also been preferred for coming from Konkan to Mumbai, Thane and Palghar. So far, 1,453 extra ST trains have been booked.
Every year a large number of Ganesha devotees go to Konkan for Ganeshotsav. Many could not go because of the increasing Corona patient population and restrictions last year. Due to low number of patients this year, many people are going to Konkan by train, ST and private vehicles. The corporation has decided to release 2,200 vehicles and 2,211 vehicles have been reserved. It has 1,058 group reservation vehicles. Many people have preferred to go to Konkan despite the condition of 72 hours prior corona test report or two vaccines.
ST trains are also preferred for returning from Konkan. Since that day, the number of people going to Mumbai, Thane, Palghar, Pune by extra ST is more. Therefore, the treasury of the corporation also got a good income, said the sources.
The train is also crowded
The reserved seats for trains returning from Konkan have run out and some trains do not have air-conditioned reservations.