Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) has decided to run one weekly express special between Dibrugarh – Silchar, one Shatabdi Special between New Jalpaiguri – Howrah and another special train between Katihar – Amritsar on a tri-weekly basis.
Train No. 05944 Dibrugarh – Silchar weekly express special will run on every Saturday w.e.f. May 1, 2021 leaving from Dibrugarh at 9.55 pm to reach Silchar at 11 am the next day.
In the return direction, Train No. 05943 Silchar – Dibrugarh weekly express special will run on every Sunday w.e.f. May 5, 2021, leaving from Silchar at 2 pm to reach Dibrugarh at 4.05 am the next day.
Train No. 05733 Katihar – Amritsar express special will run three days a week – on Monday, Wednesday and Friday w.e.f. April 30, 2021 leaving from Katihar at 10.45 pm to reach Amritsar at 12.20 pm on third day.
In return direction, Train No. 05734 Amritsar – Katihar express special will run three days a week – on Thursday, Saturday and Monday w.e.f. May 3, 2021 leaving from Amritsar at 8.25 am to reach Katihar at 10.10 pm on next day.
Shatabdi Special: Train No. 02841 New Jalpaiguri – Howrah Shatabdi Special will leave from New Jalpaiguri at 5. 30 am to reach Howrah at 1.35 pm.
In return direction, Train No. 02842 Howrah – New Jalpaiguri Shatabdi Special will leave from Howrah at 2.15 pm to reach New Jalpaiguri at 10.35 pm. The train will run three days a week – on Monday, Wednesday and Friday w.e.f. April 28, 2021 from both directions.
The details of stoppages and timings of these trains are available in Railway’s website and are also being notified in various newspapers and social media platforms of NF Railway.
On arrival at their destination, the passengers will have to adhere to prevailing health protocols of the destination state. All passengers are requested to co-operate with the railway and respective state govt officials in this regards.