Good news for train travellers!
The Indian Railways has announced special trains, extension of special trains and temporary increment of coaches in many trains on important routes.
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This decision was taken in light of the upcoming Holi festival and the consequent spike in travel during this time.
If you have any travel plans for Holi, search trains on your routes now:
Check the details below:
The East Coast Railway has extended the services of the following trains on the passengers’ demand –
Train no. 08439 Puri – Patna Special Express will run from Puri on Saturdays till 22nd May.
Train no. 08440 Patna – Puri Special Express will run on Sundays till 29th May.
Both the trains will run as per the schedule and stoppages of train nos. 08539/08440 Puri – Patna – Puri Special.
In order to clear the extra rush of passengers, the Indian Railways will extend weekly special trains between Visakhapatnam and Secunderabad.
See the dates below:
Extension of Weekly #SpecialTrains services between #Visakhapatnam and #Secunderabad @drmsecunderabad @drmhyb pic.twitter.com/Y8W8t0YaJa
— South Central Railway (@SCRailwayIndia) February 28, 2022
The Western Railway has decided to run Holi special superfast trains on special fare between Mumbai Central – Jaipur – Borivali, Bandra Terminus – Bhagat ki Kothi – Borivali and Bandra Terminus – Bhavnagar.
See the official order below:
For the convenience of passengers during Holi festival, Western Railway has decided to run Holi special superfast trains on special fare between MUMBAI CENTRAL – JAIPUR- BORIVALI, BANDRA TERMINUS – BHAGAT KI KOTHI – BORIVALI & BANDRA TERMINUS – BHAVNAGAR.@drmbct pic.twitter.com/CsCF7IjAAF
— Western Railway (@WesternRly) February 28, 2022
Also, for the convenience of travellers, the Western Railway has decided to temporarily install extra sleeper coaches in four pairs of trains of the Bhavnagar division.
See the press release here:
यात्रियों की सुविधा हेतु पश्चिम रेलावे द्वारा भावनगर मंडल की 4 जोड़ी ट्रेनों में अस्थाई तौर पर अतिरिक्त स्लीपर कोच लगाने का निर्णय लिया गया है। @WesternRly @wrdrmrjt pic.twitter.com/7WSYytN67k
— DRM Bhavnagar (@DRM_BVP) February 28, 2022
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