The Ministry of Railways announced on Tuesday that it will be running 20 pairs of clone trains from September 21 onwards. Railways said in a release that the advance reservation period (ARP) for these clone trains will be 10 days.
Regarding the price of tickets on these trains, it said that the charges for 19 (of the 20) clone trains will be at the rate of Humsafar Express trains.
The tickets for the clone train on the Lucknow-Delhi route will be at par with the Janshatabdi Express rates, it further added.
The railways will run these trains on the routes with high demand or on tho routes with a long queue of waitlisted tickets.