Guwahati: To accommodate the increasing number of rail passengers during the festive season, the Northeast Frontier Railway informed of its decision to operate special trains.
These festive special trains will operate connecting major destinations of importance without compromising with its punctuality, a railway official said.
Operations of these festive special trains will also help in clearing the extra rush of waiting listed passengers in regular trains.
Accordingly, festive special train no. 04640 (Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra- Katihar) travelled for a trip on November 15 from Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra. In return direction, train no. 04639 (Katihar – Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra) will run on November 17 from Katihar for one trip to reach its destination at Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra.
Festive special train no. 09741 (Jaipur– Jogbani)& 09742 (Jogbani – Jaipur) will run for one trip on November 16 and 20 respectively in both directions to reach at its designated destinations.
Festive special train no. 05980 (New Tinsukia -Gorakhpur) will run for one trip on November 16 from New Tinsukia. In return direction, train no. 05979 (Gorakhpur- New Tinsukia) will run for one trip on November 17 from Gorakhpur.
Festive special train no. 07565/07566 (Katihar – Manihari- Katihar) will run for seven trips from November 15-21 in both directions to reach at its respective destinations. Similarly, festive special train no. 07563/07564 (Katihar- Jogbani- Katihar) started rendering its services for seven trips from November 14 and will continue till November 20.
Over the past four years, EastMojo revolutionised the coverage of Northeast India through our sharp, impactful, and unbiased coverage. And we are not saying this: you, our readers, say so about us. Thanks to you, we have become Northeast India’s largest, independent, multimedia digital news platform.
Now, we need your help to sustain what you started.
We are fiercely protective of our ‘independent’ status and would like to remain so: it helps us provide quality journalism free from biases and agendas. From travelling to the remotest regions to cover various issues to paying local reporters honest wages to encourage them, we spend our money on where it matters.
Now, we seek your support in remaining truly independent, unbiased, and objective. We want to show the world that it is possible to cover issues that matter to the people without asking for corporate and/or government support. We can do it without them; we cannot do it without you.
Support independent journalism, subscribe to EastMojo.
NFR is implementing the Elaborate Crowd Control Arrangements at all major and important railway stations, where arrival of huge crowd is predicted for travelling to various destinations with a view of celebrating the festive time with their friends and families, the official said.
The details of stoppages and timings of these festive special trains are available on the IRCTC website. Passengers have been advised to verify the details before undertaking their journey.
- Manipur CM returns after signing historic peace pact with Centre, UNLF
- Shillong Teer Result today: Check winners of Shillong Teer for December 01
- Khanapara Teer Result today: Winners of Khanapara Teer December 01
- Meghalaya: Two-day gaming fest Odyssey kicks off in Shillong
- Mizoram: Protest against change in vote counting day sees low turnout
- A new way to fight sexual violence in conflict zones