New Delhi: The Eastern Railways has announced that over thirty four (both up and down) important long distance trains will stop at the Patna Sahib railway station for an additional two minutes from January 5 to January 19 to celebrate the birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh.
“For the benefit of a large number of devotees who will congregate at Patna Sahib on the occasion of 352nd birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh, additional stoppage of 34 important long distance trains for two minutes will be provided at Patna Sahib station from January 5 to January 19,” an Eastern Railway press release said.
Patna Sahib, the birthplace of Guru Gobind Singh, is considered one of the holiest places by Sikhs around the world, besides being a major tourism attraction for people from all communities.
Guru Gobind Singh spent his early years in Patna before moving to Anandpur.
Here is the full list of trains that will stop for additional two minutes at Patna Sahib Station during January 5 and January 19.
1. Howrah New Delhi Poorva Express
2. New Delhi Howrah Poorva Express
3. Howrah Varanasi Vibhuti Express
4. Varanasi Howrah Vibhuti Express
5. Bhagalpur Surat Express
6. Surat Bhagalpur Express
7. Sealdah Udaipur Ananya Express
8. Udaipur Sealdah Ananya Express
9. Howrah Haridwar Kumbha Express
10. Haridwar Howrah Kumbha Express
11. Howrah Dehradun Upasana Express
12. Dehradun Howrah Upasana Express
13. Puri Patna Baidyanathdham Express
14. Patna Puri Baidyanathdham Express
15. Banka Rajendra Nagar Express
16. Rajendra Nagar Banka Express
17. Kolkata Jhansi pratham Swatantratasangram Express
18. Jhansi Kolkata pratham Swatantratasangram Express
19. Kolkata Nangaldam Express
20. Nangaldam Kolkata Express
21. Dhanbad Patna Intercity Express
22. Patna Dhanbad Intercity Express
23. Bhagalpur Ajmer Express
24. Ajmer Bhagalpur Express
25. Malda Town New Delhi Express
26. New Delhi Malda Town Express
27. Bhagalpur New Delhi Express
28. New Delhi Bhagalpur Express
29. Asansol Mumbai CST Express
30. Mumbai CST Asansol Express
31. Shalimar Patna Duronto Express
32. Patna Duronto Shalimar Express
33. Bengaluru Anand Vihar Garibrath Express
34. Anand Vihar Bengaluru Garibrath Express