256 special trains will be run from different stations of Central Railway in Maharashtra to other parts of the country.
These special trains will cover many big cities of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar.
Indian Railways has already announced to run 256 special trains.
Mumbai. Indian Railways has announced to run 256 special trains from various stations of Central Railway in Maharashtra to other parts of the country on Diwali and Chhath Puja. Central Railway spokesperson informed news agency ANI about this. Central Railway has also increased the ticket prices to control the crowd at the railway stations of the state.
CPRO of Central Railway told ANI, “In order to control the crowd, the price of platform ticket at CSMT, Dadar, Kalyan, Panvel stations has been reduced to ₹50 and in Pune to ₹30.”
‘Will help further for the convenience of the passengers’
Earlier, Union Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnav said that the Railway Ministry has started more than 250 special trains for Chhath Puja festival. He said, “We have started more than 250 trains for Chhath Puja and about 1.4 lakh berths have been provided in them. We will do whatever is necessary for the common passengers in the future as well.”
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These special trains will cover many cities of Bihar
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar had earlier on Tuesday appealed to the central government to run special trains for Chhath Puja, the passengers who want to come to their villages and cities in Bihar for the festival. To manage the extra rush of passengers this festive season, Indian Railways is running 2,561 trips of 211 special trains till Chhath Puja this year. These special trains are being run to reach major cities across the country on Darbhanga, Azamgarh, Saharsa, Bhagalpur, Muzaffarpur, Ferozepur, Patna, Katihar and Amritsar etc.
Let us inform that this time 124 Puja special trains are being run for the convenience of the passengers coming to Bihar from different parts of the country on Chhath Puja. The special thing is that arrangements have been made for their stops at the major stations of all the trains passing through Bihar.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : October 28, 2022, 13:23 IST