688 trips of special trains planned to clear festive rush

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New Delhi, Sep 28 (UNI) The Northern Railway has planned 688 trips of special trains in order to clear extra rush of passengers during the festival season that begins next month.

This is at least 200 times more than the trips of special trains that plied during last year's Dussehra and Diwali.

The special trains planned this year will run from Delhi, New Delhi, Delhi Sarai Rohilla, Varanasi, Hazart Nizamuddin to Jammu Tawi, Udhampur, Varanasi, Lucknow, Dehradun, Patna,Darbhanga and Howrah.

These include New Delhi-Jammu Tawi AC Special, Delhi Junction Udhampur special train, New Delhi-Jammu Tawi Tri Weekly Shatabdi Special train, Varanasi-Jammu Tawi Superfast Special train, Varanasi- Delhi Jn Superfast Special train, New Delhi-Lucknow Superfast Special train, Hazrat Nizamuddin-Dehradun AC Special train, Delhi Sarai Rohilla-Patna Special Train, Delhi Sarai Rohilla- Darbhanga Special and Howrah-Dehradun weekly special train.

The 403A New Delhi-Jammu Tawi AC Special train will depart from New Delhi at 2030hrs from October 1 to November 17 except Friday to reach Jammu Tawi at 0530 hrs the next day.

In the return direction the 404A Jammu Tawi-New Delhi AC Special train will depart from Jammu Tawi at 2045hrs from October 2 to November 18 except Saturday to reach New Delhi at 0645hrs the next day.

The 0403 Delhi Jn Udhampur special train will depart from Delhi Jn at 2345hrs from October 1 to November 17 to reach Udhampur at 1310hrs the next day.

In the return direction the 404 Udhampur-Delhi Jn Special train will depart from Udhampur at 2140 hrs from October 2 to November 18 to reach Delhi Jn. at 1015hrs a.m. the next day.

The 2425A New Delhi-Jammu Tawi Tri Weekly Shatabdi Special train will depart from New Delhi at 0700hrs. from October 10 to Novemerb 17 on every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday to reach Jammu Tawi at 1645hrs the same day.

In the return direction the 2426A Jammu Tawi-New Delhi Tri Weekly Shatabdi Special will depart from Jammu Tawi at 1000hrs from October 11 to November 18 every Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday to reach New Delhi at 2015hrs the same day.

The 0413 Varanasi-Jammu Tawi Superfast Special train will depart from Varanasi at 1345hrs daily from October 1 to November 3 to arrive at Jammu Tawi at 1100hrs the next day.

In the return direction, the 0414 Jammu Tawi-Varanasi Superfast Special train will depart from Jammu Tawi at 1400 hrs daily from October 2 to November 4 to arrive at Varanasi at 1230 hrs the next day.

The 2457A Varanasi-Delhi Jn Superfast Special train will depart from Varanasi at 2000hrs from October 11 to November 3 to arrive at Delhi Jn. at 0855 hrs the next day. In the return direction the 2458A Delhi Jn.-Varanasi Superfast Special train will depart from Delhi Jn. at 1815 hrs from October 12 to November 4 to arrive at Varanasi at 0730hrs the next day.

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