30 September 2016

72000 additional berths created by N.F.Railway to cater to Puja rush

133 trips of special trains generating about 72000 additional berths are being run to clear rush of passenger from this region during the current festive season. Apart from Northeast Frontier Railway, Eastern Railway and South Eastern Railway are also running Puja special trains to and from NE region to clear rush of passenger.

Four trips of Puja special train number 82501/82502 will be running between Kamakhya and Bangalore Cantt. w.e.f. 4th October, 16. Seven trips of Puja special train number 82506/82505 will be running between Kamakhya and Pune w.e.f. 3rd October, 16. Six trips of Puja special train number 05609/05610 will be running between Guwahati and Gorakhpur w.e.f. 7th October, 16. Seven trips of Puja special train number 05942/05941 will be running between Dibrugarh and Kolkata w.e.f. 2ndOctober, 16. Seven trips of Puja special train number 05245/05246 will be running between New Jalpaiguri and Kolkata w.e.f. 7th October, 16. Forty six trips of Puja special train number 05813/05814 will be running between New Bongaigaon and Guwahati w.e.f. 1st October, 16. Twelve trips of of Puja special train number 03129/03130 will be running between Kolkata and Alipurduar Jn. w.e.f. 5th October, 16. Twelve trips of Air-conditioned Puja special train number 02261/02262 will be running between Sealdah and Kamakhya w.e.f. 7th October, 16. Eight trips of Puja special train number 82307/82308 will be running between Santragachi and New Jalpaiguri w.e.f. 2nd October, 16.

Moreover o­ne AC 3 tier coach has been added o­n permanent basis in train number 15613/15614 Kamakhya - Murkongselek Intercity Express and o­ne AC 3 tier & o­ne sleeper coach have been added o­n permanent basis in 15605/15606 Kamakhya - Dibrugarh Intercity Express. Similarly o­ne AC 3 tier & three sleeper class coaches have been added o­n temporary basis in 55615/55616 Guwahati - Silchar Fast passenger train.  One AC 3 tier coach has been added o­n temporary basis in 05664/05663 Silchar - Agartala passenger train, 22411/22412 Naharlagun - New Delhi AC Express and 12423/12424 Dibrugarh - New Delhi Rajdhani Express trains.

Train number 15771/15772 Alipurduar Jn. – Kamakhya Intercity Express will also stop at Salakati station w.e.f. 2ndOctober, 16 o­n experimental basis for three months.

Northeast Frontier Railway under the directive of Hon’ble Minister of State for Railways Shri Rajen Gohain has been constantly endeavouring to cater to the need for increasing the number of berths to meet the demand of large number of people who move out from the region during festive season.

133 trips of special trains generating about 72000 additional berths are being run to clear rush of passenger from this region during the current festive season. Apart from Northeast Frontier Railway, Eastern Railway and South Eastern Railway are also running Puja special trains to and from NE region to clear rush of passenger.

Four trips of Puja special train number 82501/82502 will be running between Kamakhya and Bangalore Cantt. w.e.f. 4th October, 16. Seven trips of Puja special train number 82506/82505 will be running between Kamakhya and Pune w.e.f. 3rd October, 16. Six trips of Puja special train number 05609/05610 will be running between Guwahati and Gorakhpur w.e.f. 7th October, 16. Seven trips of Puja special train number 05942/05941 will be running between Dibrugarh and Kolkata w.e.f. 2ndOctober, 16. Seven trips of Puja special train number 05245/05246 will be running between New Jalpaiguri and Kolkata w.e.f. 7th October, 16. Forty six trips of Puja special train number 05813/05814 will be running between New Bongaigaon and Guwahati w.e.f. 1st October, 16. Twelve trips of of Puja special train number 03129/03130 will be running between Kolkata and Alipurduar Jn. w.e.f. 5th October, 16. Twelve trips of Air-conditioned Puja special train number 02261/02262 will be running between Sealdah and Kamakhya w.e.f. 7th October, 16. Eight trips of Puja special train number 82307/82308 will be running between Santragachi and New Jalpaiguri w.e.f. 2nd October, 16.

Moreover o­ne AC 3 tier coach has been added o­n permanent basis in train number 15613/15614 Kamakhya - Murkongselek Intercity Express and o­ne AC 3 tier & o­ne sleeper coach have been added o­n permanent basis in 15605/15606 Kamakhya - Dibrugarh Intercity Express. Similarly o­ne AC 3 tier & three sleeper class coaches have been added o­n temporary basis in 55615/55616 Guwahati - Silchar Fast passenger train.  One AC 3 tier coach has been added o­n temporary basis in 05664/05663 Silchar - Agartala passenger train, 22411/22412 Naharlagun - New Delhi AC Express and 12423/12424 Dibrugarh - New Delhi Rajdhani Express trains.

Train number 15771/15772 Alipurduar Jn. – Kamakhya Intercity Express will also stop at Salakati station w.e.f. 2ndOctober, 16 o­n experimental basis for three months.

Northeast Frontier Railway under the directive of Hon’ble Minister of State for Railways Shri Rajen Gohain has been constantly endeavouring to cater to the need for increasing the number of berths to meet the demand of large number of people who move out from the region during festive season.