Railways set out special trains to manage extra rush till Chhath Puja

Major destinations throughout the country would be connected by 179 pairs of special trains on rail routes including Delhi-Patna, Delhi-Bhagalpur, Delhi-Muzaffarpur, and Delhi-Saharsa

Indian Railways cancelled 123 trains on Tuesday, August 23.

Indian Railways announces special trains to manage festival rush

BS Web Team New Delhi
In order to manage the increased demand over the festive season, the Indian Railways has announced that they are operating special trains till Chhath Puja this year, reported Livemint. The 2022 festival season began on August 31 with Ganesh Chaturthi, and continued with Navratri and Durga Puja from 25 September till 5 October. By Chhath Puja, which is scheduled to take place on October 30, the festival season rush is expected to reduce. 

According to news agency ANI, the Ministry of Railways said in a tweet that the Indian Railways is running 2,269 trips of 179 pairs of special trains till Chhath Puja this year, to manage the extra rush of passengers in the ongoing festive season.

The ministry has

First Published: Oct 07 2022 | 12:26 PM IST

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