New Delhi: Northern Railway today introduced a special train for Kanwarias headed for Haridwar to tackle the extra rush of devotees during the annual monsoon festival.
The Kanwaria special train, which starts from Old Delhi station at 9.10 pm is scheduled to reach Haridwar at 5 AM the next day.
On its return journey, the special train will depart from Haridwar at 6.45 AM to reach Old Delhi at 3.30 PM the same day.
The train will be in operation till July 17, said a senior Northern Railway official.
Consisting of 16 Sleeper Class and two Second Class cum Luggage Van coaches, the special train will stop at Sahibabad, Ghaziabad, Pilkhua, Hapur, Gajraula, Mandidhanaura, Chandsihau, Haldaur, Bijnore, Muzzampur Narain, Laksar and Jwalapur stations en route to Haridwar.