To handle the massive rush of passengers during the Kumbh Mela, Indian Railways has come up with a number of arrangements to ensure the convenience of the devotees.
1) Announcements in 22 languages
From 15th January, IRCTC has started making announcements in 22 languages, including English, in all Kumbh Special trains.
2) Kumbh Sevaks for assistance
Kumbh Sevaks have been positioned on all kumbh special trains for any kind of on-board assistance that the passengers might need.
3) Special AC trains for foreign devotees
In addition to running special trains for Kumbh, Northern Railways has also started the service of 5 special AC trains from New Delhi Railway Station for foreign devotees.
Deepak Kumar, Chief Public Relation Officer (CPRO), Northern Railways said, “In these Kumbh Special trains, special teams of officials have been delegated to look after the cleanliness in coaches and manage other services for passengers on board. The public announcements made in multiple languages will also be supervised by a special team of officials”.