EASTERN RAILWAY TO RUN 54 PAIRS MORE TRAINS FOR SHRAVANI MELA
·THIS IS IN ADDITION TO 136 PAIRS DECLARED EARLIER
Kolkata, July 14, 2016
In addition to 136 pairs of special trains already declared for the benefit of the pilgrims of Shravani Mela during July 20 to August 19, 2016, Eastern Railway will run another 54 pairs of special trains between Tatanagar & Jasidih and Gorakhpur & Deoghar.
Out of these 54 pairs of special trains declared additionally, 22 pairs of special trains will run between Tatanagar & Jasidih leaving Tatanagar (08183) at 23.45 hrs and reach Jasidih at 7.20 hrs the next day. The train will run daily except Tuesday & Friday. The down train (08184) will leave Jasidih at 11.10 hrs and reach Tatanagar at 17.30 hrs the same day. The train will run daily except Wednesday & Saturday.
Apart from this, Eastern Railway will run 32 pairs of special trains between Gorakhpur & Deoghar, leaving Gorakhpur (05010) at 20.00 hrs and reach Deoghar at 14.30 hrs the next day. The down train (05009) will leave Deoghar at 18.50 hrs and reach Gorakhpur at 11.20 hrs the next day. These trains will run daily during the period.
These 54 pairs of special trains will run in addition to 136 pairs of special trains already declared to cope with the expected rush of pilgrims of Shravani Mela. Therefore, Eastern Railway will run a total of 190 pairs of special trains for the convenience of the pilgrims of Shravani Mela during July 20 to August 19, 2016.
Moreover, a series of important Mail/Express trains including 12305/12306 Rajdhani Express, 12023/12024 Janshatabdi Express, 12303/12304 Poorva Express will stop at Jasidih during the same period. In addition, a few Mail/Express trains will also stop at Sultanganj during the Mela period.