Holi special trains for Patna, Lucknow



New Delhi: In order to clear extra rush of passengers during Holi festival, the railways have decided to run Holi special trains for Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and other states including an additional Lucknow Shatabdi.

"We have decided to run many Holi special trains for passengers visiting Patna, Lucknow, Saharsa, Darbhanga, Jaipur and other places. Among others, an express train and also a Shatabdi train for Lucknow will be pressed into service to clear Holi rush," said a senior Northern Railway official.

There will be also a special trains between Chandigarh and Varanasi and a Gorakhpur express train for Mumbai.

The Northern Railway has already announced that Holi special trains between Delhi Sarai Rohilla and Patna, Old Delhi and Darbhanga, Shirhind and Saharsa, Sarai Rohilla and Jaipur and Sarai Rohilla and Rewari will be run.

PTI