The Ministry of Indian Railways drew a lot of attention when the Rail Budget 2016 was released. The Rail Ministry has worked around making traveling a lot more convenient and affordable for the middle class in India. With summer vacations nearing, we’re hoping you’ve planned at least one trip for the holiday season. Schools and colleges will have their summer break and all the working professionals, we hope the new financial year has brought along with it opportunities of taking a break from your mundane work life! To top all of this, what makes taking a trip all the more lucrative, is how easy it has become to book your tickets on the IRCTC website. (DON’T MISS More stories on Trip Planning) Some of the major holiday destinations of the country have been taken into consideration, while planning the holiday special series for the Indian railway. In fact, recently, the ministry also released a list of five special weekly trains for summer 2016 on the western railway that are worth checking out. Also Read - New Single-Day Spike Record Every Day: 9,304 New Cases in Last 24 Hours | 10 Developments

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1. Bandra(T) – Ajmer Weekly Superfast Special (09622/09621)

Photograph courtesy: Sand Flash/Creative Commons

Photograph courtesy: Sand Flash/Creative Commons

Halts: Borivali, Surat, Vadodara, Ratlam, Kota, SawaiMadhopur, Durgapura, Jaipur and Kishangarh Also Read - Batsmen at Advantage if Nothing Allowed to Shine The Ball: India Batting Coach Vikram Rathour



Run Date: April 3 to June 27

2. Bandra(T)- Jaipur Weekly Superfast Special (09724/09723)

Photograph courtesy: The Morgan Burke/Creative Commons

Photograph courtesy: The Morgan Burke/Creative Commons

Halts: Borivali, Surat, Vadodara, Ratlam, Chittaurgarh, Bhilwara, Ajmer and Kishangarh

Run Date: April 6 to June 30

3. Bandra(T)- Gandhidham Weekly Superfast Special (09455/09456)

Halts: Borivali, Surat, Vadodara, Ahmedabad and Samakhiali

Run Date: April 6 to June 30

4. Bandra(T)- Jammu Tawi Weekly AC Superfast Special (09021/09022)

Photograph courtesy: Amit Rawat/Creative Commons

Photograph courtesy: Amit Rawat/Creative Commons

Halt: Borivali, Vapi, Surat, Bharuch, Vadodara, Dahod, Ratlam, Kota, SawaiMadhopur, Mathura Jn., New Delhi, Ambala Cantt, Ludhiana, Jalandhar Cantt and Pathankot

Run Date: April 4 to June 28

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5. Ahmedabad- Delhi Sarai Rohilla Weekly AC Superfast Special (22919/22920)

Photograph courtesy: Kaniths/Creative Commons

Photograph courtesy: Kaniths/Creative Commons

Halt: Palanpur, Abu Road, Ajmer, Jaipur and Gurgaon

Run Date: April 2 to June 26

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