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Indian Railways: Railways will run 211 special trains in the festive season from Diwali to Chhath

New Delhi. Indian Railways will run 211 special trains for the festive season this year till Chhath Puja with 2561 trips. The Railway Ministry said this in a statement on Tuesday. It was said that special trains have been planned to connect other places like Darbhanga, Azamgarh, Saharsa, Bhagalpur, Muzaffarpur, Ferozepur, Patna, Katihar, Amritsar.

The ministry said that 179 pairs of special trains were notified earlier this month, which will take 2,269 trips. It said that there are plans to connect major destinations across the country on rail routes like Delhi-Patna, Delhi- Bhagalpur, Delhi-Muzaffarpur, Delhi-Saharsa.

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Tight security arrangements
Additional Railway Protection Force (RPF) personnel have also been deployed at major stations to ensure the safety of passengers. Officials have been put on emergency duty at major stations to ensure smooth running of trains.

Such a close watch is being kept
“May I Help You” booths remain open at major stations, where RPF personnel and TTEs are deputed to provide proper assistance and guidance to the passengers. An ambulance and a paramedic team along with an on-call medical team are available at major stations.

In a release, the Ministry of Railways said, “All bad things are being monitored – activities like folding and tearing of seats, over-charging and touting. All these are being closely monitored. For systematic entry of passengers in unreserved coaches, crowd control measures are being ensured by forming queues at Terminus stations under the supervision of RPF staff.

Tags: Chhath, Diwali, Indian Railways, Railway, Railways, Travel

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