Special Trains to connect major destinations across the country on railway routes

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New Delhi: In this ongoing festive season, for the convenience of rail travellers and to clear the extra rush of passengers, Indian Railways is running 2561 trips of 211 special trains (in pairs) till Chhath Puja this year.

Special Trains have been planned to connect major destinations across the country on railway routes, like Darbhanga, Azamgarh, Saharsa, Bhagalpur, Muzaffarpur, Firozpur, Patna, Katihar and Amritsar etc.

Indian Railways has notified additional 32 special services to ensure smooth and comfortable travel for passengers during this festive season, while 179 special services were notified earlier.

S.NO. Rly. NO. OF SPL. (in pair) NO. OF TOTAL TRIPS
1 CR 10 132
2 ECR 10 176
3 ECOR 6 94
4 ER 14 108
5 NR 44 367
6 NCR 9 227
7 NER 3 44
8 NFR 4 64
9 NWR 7 257
10 SR 11 56
11 SER 4 22
12 SCR 35 271
13 SWR 23 386
14 WCR 7 26
15 WR 24 331
  G.TOTAL 211 2561

 

“A watch on any malpractices – like cornering of seats, over-charging and touting activity etc. is being done and strictly monitored. Crowd controlling measures by forming queues at the terminus stations under the supervision of RPF staff for orderly entry of passengers in unreserved coaches is being ensured,” the Ministry of Railways said.

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