Periodicity of trains extended to facilitate passengers during festive season

MALIGAON, NOVEMBER 2 (MExN): To facilitate the movement of passengers during Diwali and Chhath Puja, N. F. Railway has decided to further extend the periodicity of few special trains. These trains will run as per their existing timings and stoppages.

Accordingly, special train no. 05762(Katihar–Ranchi) will run for five trips leaving from Katihar at 14:00 hours on every Thursday from November2-30, 2023 to reach Ranchiat 03:40 hours on the next day. In return direction, special train no. 05761 (Ranchi – Katihar) will run for five trips leaving from Ranchiat 05:30 hours on every Friday from November 3 till December 1 to reach Katiharat 20:00 hours on the same day.

Special train no. 08047 (Santragachi – Guwahati) will run for four trips leaving from Santragachi at 18:00 hours on every Friday from November 3-24 to reach Guwahati at 15:00 hours on the next day. In return direction, special train no. 08048 (Guwahati - Santragachi) will run for four trips leaving from Guwahati at 16:45 hours on every Saturday from November 4-25 to reach Santragachi at 12:30 hours on the next day.

Special train no. 05734 (Katihar – Amritsar) will run for four trips leaving from Katihar at 07:50 hours on every Saturday from November 4-25 to reach Amritsar at 00:05 hours on the third day. In return direction, special train no. 05733 (Amritsar - Katihar) will run for four trips leaving from Amritsar at 12:45 hours on every Monday from November 6-27 to reach Katihar at 03:30 hours on the third day.

Special train no. 05616 (Guwahati – Udaipur City) will run for four trips leaving from Guwahati at 18:00 hours on every Sunday from November 5-26 to reach Udaipur City at 21:05 hours on the third day. In return direction, special train no. 05615 (Udaipur City - Guwahati) will run for four trips leaving from Udaipur City at 13:45 hours on every Wednesday from November 8-29 to reach Guwahati at 23:30 hours on the third day.

Moreover, it has been decided to extend the period of experimental stoppages of few trains at nominated stations till April 30, 2024.  The details of stoppages and timings of these trains are available in IRCTC website and are also being notified in various newspapers and social media platforms of N. F. Railway. Passengers are requested to verify the details before undertaking their journey.