Over 770 special trains for summer rush

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 16, 2010 - 15:53

New Delhi: The Railways have decided to
run over 770 special trains from the national capital to
various places between April and July to clear the summer
rush.

The trains will leave from different stations from the
city like New Delhi, Hazrat Nizamuddin, Anand Vihar and
Delhi Sarai Rohilla for places like Varanasi, Dehradun, Jammu
Tawi, Udhampur, Pune, Patna, Darbhanga and Barauni.
Anand Vihar Railway terminal, which was inaugurated
recently, will handle 458 special trains, a Northern Railway
spokesperson said.

Anand Vihar Varanasi special train will run daily from
April till June, while Delhi Sarai Rohilla-Udhampur special
will run thrice a week from April 4 to June end.

Similarly, special trains will run between Hazrat
Nizamuddin and Pune and between Hazrat Nizamuddin and Dehradun
once a week.
Northern Railway handles the largest number of regular
and special trains than zones in the country.

Several other special trains could be announced
depending on the summer rush, the spokesperson said.

PTI



First Published: Tuesday, March 16, 2010 - 15:53
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