To cater to the expected rush of passengers during ensuing Puja holidays, Eastern Railway will run EMU special trains in Howrah and Sealdah divisions:
·8(eight) EMU special trains will be run on every night of Saptami/Astami (27/28.9.2017), Astami/ Navami (28/29.9.2017) and Navami/Dashami (28/29.9.2017) between Howrah & Barddhaman (via Main line & Chord line), Howrah & Bandel and Tarakeswar & Sheoraphuli with stoppages at all stations en-route. Howrah- Barddhaman MEMU local via Main line (63501) will stop at all stations between Howrah & Bandel on those days.
·On the holidays of Durga Puja (27.9.2017 to 30.9.2017), Laxmi Puja (5.10.2017) and Kali Puja (19.10.2017), all the EMU locals of Howrah Division will run as Sunday running upto 15.00 hrs. except Bandel- Howrah local (37220). After 15.00 hrs. EMU locals will run like regular week days train.
·20(twenty) EMU special trains will be run on every night of Panchami/Shasti( 25/26.9.2017), Shasti/Saptami (26/27.9.2017), Saptami/ Astami(27/28.9.2017) & Astami/Navami (28/29.9.2017) and Navami/ Dashami(29/30.9.2017) between Sealdah & Ranaghat, Sealdah & Bangaon , Sealdah & Dankuni, Ranaghat & Bangaon, Sealdah & Baruipur, Sealdah & Budge Budge and Sealdah & Naihati.
·On the holidays of Durga Puja (27.9.2017 to 30.9.2017) and Laxmi Puja (5.10.2017), all the EMU locals of Sealdah Division will run as Sunday running upto 14.00 hrs. After 14.00 hrs., all EMU locals will continue its services with stoppages at all stations en-route for those days. Four (4) Ranagaht-Naihati locals (31712/31711 & 31714/31713) and ten (10) Matribhoomi locals will remain cancelled during the period.