The celebration of Holi is approaching and is dated on March 19 2022. The crowds migrating via train are massive. So you need to be aware of the train time table of Holi special train 2022 and make the early booking of an IRCTC ticket to get a confirmed berth during the travel.

The Indian Railways has planned to run new Holi Special trains with the old trains this month, as the Holi festival approaches and commuters from other states travel to their native places. The Holi special trains will assist in handling extra rushes in trains and allow passengers to commute without inconvenience on occasion.

Passengers travelling during Holi have been asked to follow all the Covid-19 regulations and requirements. Travellers can check the IRCTC time table of Holi special trains via the RailMitra app or the RailMitra website.

Here are details on the inquiring Holi train schedule easily online.

Train Time Table Holi Special Train 2022

1) Train No. 22945/22946 of the train, a second AC 2-tier coach will be added to the Mumbai Central-Okha (daily) rail route from Jan 15 to Feb 14.
2) A second AC 2-tier will be added to Train No. 19252/19251 Okha-Somnath (daily).
3) The Mumbai Central-Indore (daily) Train No. 12961/12962 will be upgraded to include an additional AC 2-tier coach.
4) AC 2-tier carriage shall be added to Train Number 12927/12928,  Mumbai Central-Ekta Nagar (daily).
5) AC 3-tier carriage shall be added to Train Number 22956/22955, Bhuj-Bandra Terminus (daily).
6) Train Number 12972/12971 Bhavnagar Terminus-Bandra Terminus (daily). More Sleeper (SL) coaches will be introduced.
7) An additional AC 2-tier carriage will be added to Train No. 19165/19166 Ahmedabad.
8) Train No. 19217/19218 Bandra Terminus-Veraval (daily). Extra Sleeper class coach will be linked.
9) In addition, an AC 2-tier carriage will be added to Train Number 19167/19168, Ahmedabad-Varanasi.
10) Train Number 12919/12920, Dr Ambedkar Nagar to Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra. A second AC 2-tier will be added to this train.
11) Train No.19305/19036 Dr Ambedkar Nagar-Kamakhya. AC 2-tier carriage will be connected.

Some trains from Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, and Bihar will resume operations,

1) New Delhi-Malda Town Express
2) Chhapra-Lucknow Express
3) Varanasi-Bareilly Express Train
4) Varanasi-Dehradun Janta Express Train
5) Kashi Vishwanath Express
6) Amrapali Express
7) Hariharnath Express
8) Shaheed Express Train
9) Chandigarh Dibrugarh Express
10) The Lichchavi Express Train

So, plan your trip around the Holi Special trains 2022 and purchase your tickets online using the RailMitra website or app. Also, for more information about special trains that travel throughout the year, visit We hope the above IRCTC time table will assist you in deciding the best train for Holi 2022. Pick from the whole list of special trains for Holi in 2022.

Checking IRCTC Time Table During Holi 2022

Follow the steps to check the train time table during Holi 2022:

  • Install the RailMitra mobile app or from your laptop visit its website.
  • Click on the ‘train schedule’ option there.
  • Input your train number.
  • Click on the check Train Schedule option.

Holi Ticket Booking

Train bookings to and from Lucknow on the 14th of March are now available. As a result, from February 2 to March 30, the Gorakhpur-Anand Vihar Terminus Express will be equipped with AC III-Tier coaches. From February 1 to March 31, a 3-tier AC coach will run between Gorakhpur and Panvel.

What are the best ways to get confirmed bookings during Holi?

Plan your trip to ensure that you have a confirmed ticket for the festival. A railway ticket can be purchased 120 days prior to the departure date. You can, however, book tatkal tickets if you have scheduled your trip at the last minute. So, if you're packing your belongings on the eve of Holi, download the RailMitra app to obtain the latest information on the IRCTC time table, availability of seats, PNR information, real-time train running status, WL tickets, and much more.

Why are train tickets in such high demand during the Holi Celebration?

Holi is the first Hindu festival of the year, as per the Hindu calendar. Holi marks the end of winter and the beginning of spring. The celebration is associated with a lot of happiness. As more folks plan on returning home to enjoy this vibrant event with their family members and friends, train tickets are in high demand, causing a rush.

How to track the trains during Holi?

Travellers on the Indian train would be relieved of their long wait. A tracking cell has been established to monitor the trains on the waiting list. This monitoring cell includes officers from both the commercial and operational departments. The cell's goal is to keep track of waitlisted tickets by date so extra coaches can be added to the train if required.

Holi Special Food to Order On Train

The Holi special foods that are available on the train are as follows:

  • Motichur Laddoo
  • Papdi Chaat
  • Ras Malai
  • Pakodas
  • Dal Kachori
  • Malpuas
  • Dahi Vada
  • Phirni
  • Gujiya
  • Kulfi

The Bottom Line

The Ministry of Railways' policy has provided significant relief to travellers in light of the Holi celebration. Travellers begin returning home just a few days before Holi, resulting in a massive rush at the train station. In such a case, the Indian railway's action will be extremely beneficial to passengers returning home during the coronavirus outbreak.

Follow Indian Railways' latest updates on RailMitra for the latest train information and news! Travellers may use the RailMitra e-catering app to order meals for delivery on the train and check the train time table, PNR status, and seat availability.