Railways Operates 380 Special Trains to Clear Extra Rush During Summers

During this summer season, a total of 380 special trains are being operated by Indian Railways, amounting to 6,369 trips. The objective behind this initiative is to ensure the convenience of train travellers and clear extra rush of passengers.

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According to an official statement, Railways is running 1,770 more trips this year as compared to the total summer special trains in 2022.

Some of the key routes include Patna–Secunderabad, Patna–Yesvantpur, Barauni–Muzaffarpur, Delhi–Patna, New Delhi–Katra, Chandigarh–Gorakhpur, Anand Vihar–Patna, Visakhapatnam–Puri–Howrah, Mumbai–Patna, Mumbai–Gorakhpur.

These 380 special trains have 25794 General Coaches and 55243 Sleeper Coaches. General Coaches have a capacity of 100 passengers whereas Sleeper Coaches have a capacity of 72 passengers in ICF and 78 in LHB.

The special trains are ensuring connectivity from multiple states such as Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Maharashtra, Odisha, West Bengal, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, and Delhi.

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