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Saturday, November 13, 2021

Clone Train Scheme


Clone Train Scheme

  • General Meaning of Clone: The copied material, which has the same genetic makeup as the original.

  •  A clone train will be a train which will be running with the same number as the actual train.


  • Perfect solution for waitlisted passengers

  •  Example: The 12423/12424 New Delhi-Dibrugarh Rajdhani Express has all the seats reserved and still has a heavy demand of waitlisted passengers. Indian Railways will put another rake of the Rajdhani Express with the same number just to carry waitlisted ticket-holders.

  • Run in high demand routes 


  • Carry the same train number as their original counterpart. 


  • Railways will monitor all the trains that are currently in operation to determine which trains have a long waiting list. 

  • Keeping in mind, Wherever there is a demand for a particular train, wherever the waiting list is long, railways will run a clone train ahead of the actual train, so that waitlisted passengers can travel.