Special trains in coordination with the Central Railway have been introduced on Konkan Railway course to clear additional surge of travelers amid the 2018 Ganpati celebration. Also Read - Maharashtra Gram Panchayat Election Results 2021 LIVE: Congress, Allies Bag All 9 Seats of Morva; NCP Ahead in Katol

These have been introduced to ease traveling of a large number of touring passengers. Also Read - Mahesh Manjrekar Booked For Allegedly Slapping, Verbally Abusing Man Who Hit His Car

A total number of 12 trains would be running for the same. Also Read - Maharashtra: No Fine For Not Wearing Masks Inside Private Vehicles, BMC Issues New Guidelines | Deets Inside

The routes for the trains would be Mumbai CSMT to Sawantwadi Road, Mumbai CSMT to Ratnagiri, Panvel to Sawantwadi Road, Lokmanya Tilak (T) to Ratnagiri, Lokmanya Tilak (T) to Pernem, Lokmanya Tilak (T) to Zarap, Pune to Sawantwadi Road and Panvel to Ratnagiri.

The above trains will be open for booking from 30 June 2018 from all Passenger Reservation Systems (PRS) and on the Internet. Ganpati festival this year would be from Thursday, 13 September to Sunday, 23 September.