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Railways to operate 196 pairs of festival special trains between Oct 20-Nov 30


Team Udayavani, Oct 13, 2020, 7:33 PM IST

Indian Railways announced it will operate 196 pairs of festival special trains between October 20 and November 30. The fare applicable for these festival special trains will be that applicable for special trains (as per commercial circular no. 30 of 2015), Railways said.

The special trains will run for destinations such as Kolkata, Patna, Varanasi, Lucknow among others  to cater to the demand during Durga Puja, Dussehra, Diwali and Chhatt puja

As reported by HT, these festival special trains will be operated at a speed of 55kmph and the fares applicable will be those of special trains. The railways has pressed into service more than 300 mail and express trains, which are now running regularly across the country. It has suspended all its regular services due to the coronavirus pandemic and is operating trains as per demand and necessity.

 

 

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