Eastern Railway to run 222 special trains during Durga Puja

Source:  zeenews.india.com

Kolkata: Eastern Railway on Tuesday announced 222 special trains to be run during the Durga Puja festival and said that emphasis would be given on tight security arrangements and cleanliness factors.

“The train services include premium, express and ‘jan sadharan’ and will be run between September 26 to November 18 to cope with the rush of passengers,” Eastern Railway General Manager RK Gupta told a press conference here.

“Of these trains, 148 will originate or terminate in Eastern Railway zone and the other 74 will pass through the zone,” Gupta said.

“These trains will have a total capacity of 1,79,900 berths or seats and would connect destinations like Mumbai, Delhi, New Jalpaiguri and Guwahati,” he said, adding that new desitnations like Puri, Dibrugarh and Raxaul have been included in this schedule. More info

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