• Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Instagram
  • LinkedIn
  • Telegram
  • Koo
  • Youtube
  • ଓଡ଼ିଆରେ ପଢନ୍ତୁ
Odishatv Bureau

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: In order to avoid extra rush of passengers during the upcoming festival season, the Indian Railways has announced several Holi special trains. Anticipating heavy rush during the Holi festival, Railways has decided to run more special trains for the convenience of railway passengers. Here's what you need to know.

List of trains during the festival:

  • Train No 04206/04205 Lucknow – Kolkata - Lucknow Weekly Express special train
  • Train No 02597/02598 Gorakhpur - Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai - Gorakhpur Superfast Jansadharan Weekly Special Train
  • Train No 04972/04971 Jammu Tawi-Udaipur-Jammu Tawi Weekly Garibrath Express
  • Train No 04406/04405 Delhi Junction. - Darbhanga - Delhi Junction.
  • Train No 04418/04417 Hazrat Nizamuddin – Pune - Hazrat Nizamuddin
  • Train No 04924/04923 Chandigarh – Gorakhpur - Chandigarh weekly special train
  • Train No 04404/04403 Anand Vihar Terminal – Barauni - Anand Vihar Terminal
  • Train No 05115 Chhapra - Anand Vihar Terminal Weekly Special Train
  • Train No 05115/05116 Chhapra - Anand Vihar Terminal - Chhapra Weekly Special Train
  • Train No 05101/05102 Chhapra-Delhi Jn.- Chhapra Jansadharan Weekly Special Train.

BIG BREAKING! 5 crore jobs on the cards in 2018-19; Tap to Know the sectors

As per a press release issued by the Northern Railways, the Gorakhpur-Mumbai-Gorakhpur, Ranchi-Anand Vihar Terminal-Ranchi and Ramnagar-Howrah-Ramnagar will be operated on a weekly basis. Train No. 05007/05008 will run between Ramnagar and Howrah, 02597/02598 between Gorakhpur and Mumbai, 08617/08618 between Ranchi and Anand Vihar, and train No. 02071/02072 between Mumbai and Jammu, added the press release.

The Ramnagar-Howrah, Mumbai-Jammu Tawi and Ranchi-Anand Vihar Holi special trains will be operated with AC 2 Tier/3 Tier coaches, while the Ramnagar-Howrah Holi special will include six sleeper class coaches. The Gorakhpur-Mumbai Holi special will comprise 16 sleeper class coaches. The Mumbai-Jammu Tawi-Mumbai Holi special service will comprise AC superfast trains.

The train from Anand Vihar Terminal to Ranchi will depart every Sunday at 10.50 pm from February 18 to March 11, 2018. The Mumbai-Jammu Tawi-Mumbai AC superfast special train will depart from Mumbai at 6.45 am on March 2 and will return on March 4 at 7:25 am.

On the other hand, the Central Railways has announced eight weekly trains on special charges between Lokmanya Tilak Terminus to Barauni.

The Lokmanya Tilak Terminus-Barauni Holi special train will leave LTT at 2:20 pm on four Thursdays from March 8 to March 29, 2018 and during the return journey it will depart from Barauni at 5:15 pm on four Tuesdays from March 6 to March 27, 2018.

Other Stories