Railways extends services of Puri-Habibganj Special Train

New Delhi: With a view to clearing additional rush of passengers, the Ministry of Railways has decided to extend the service of Puri-Habibganj (Bhopal)-Puri Special Train up to September 25, 2019.

As per a release issued by the Ministry of Railways, 01661 Habibganj-Puri Special Train leaving Habibganj on every Tuesday at 0720hrs and arriving at Puri at 1000hrs on every Wednesday. Similarly, 01662 Puri-Habibganj Special Train is leaving Puri on every Wednesday at 1500hrs and reaching at Habibganj at 1525hrs on Thursdays.

This train is running on diverted route via Vidisha, Bina, Sagour, Damoh & Katni Murwara from both the directions up to August 28 due to safety related modernisation work at Jabalpur.

From September 3 to 25, the train will run on its original path via Hosangabad, Itarshi, Pipariya, Narsinghpur, Jabalpur and Katni South from both the directions.

This train has One Composite coach of both AC 1st Class & AC-2 Tier, One AC-2 Tier, Four AC-3 Tier, 11 Sleeper Class, Two Second Class Seating and Two Guard cum Luggage Vans in its composition.