Keeping in mind the festivals including Chhath, the Railways has run some more special festive trains which will pass especially through U.P, Bihar, Jharkhand.
IRCTC Update: After Diwali (Diwali 2020), the number of people going home to celebrate the festival of Chhath (Chhath 2020) is the highest at railway stations. Keeping in mind the festivals including Chhath, the Railways has run some more special festive trains which will pass especially through U.P, Bihar, Jharkhand. Keeping in mind the Corona epidemic, the Railways has stopped normal operation of trains for the present. For the last several months, only special trains are being run by the Railways. The crowd is increasing during the festival time. This is the reason that Railways is running a large number of festival special trains.
Railways have announced to run the train number 04492 New Delhi-Islampur special express. This train will depart from New Delhi at 08.00 hrs on 17.11.2020 and reach Islampur at 02.45 pm the next day. Talking about the return, this train number 04491 Islampur-New Delhi Special Express will leave Islampur at 03.30 pm on 18.11.2020 and will reach New Delhi at 11.50 am the next day. En route, this train Aligarh, Tundla, Firozabad, Shikohabad, Etawah, Kanpur Central, Prayagraj, Vindhyanchal, Mirzapur, Pt Deen Dayal Upadhyay Jn, Jamania, Dildarnagar, Gahmar, Buxar, Doomran, Bihiya, Ara, Bihta, Danapur, Phulwari Sharif. Patna, Rajendra Nagar, Patna Sahib, Fatuha, Daniwan Bazar, Hilsa and Eknagar Sarai will stop at stations.
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Train number 04494 Anand Vihar Terminal-Saharsa Special Express (Anand Vihar terminal-Saharsa special express) will depart from Anand Vihar terminal at 05.10 pm on 17.11.2020 and reach Saharsa at 06.15 pm the next day. In return, train number 04493 Saharsa-Anand Vihar Terminal Special Express will depart from Saharsa at 09.15 am on 18.11.2020 and reach Anand Vihar Terminal at 10.30 pm the next day. On the way, these trains Ghaziabad, Moradabad, Bareilly, Sitapur, Gorakhpur Jn, Chhapra, Muzaffarpur, Samastipur Jn, Barauni, Khagaria and S.K. Bakhtiyarpur will stop at stations.
Train number 04496 Anand Vihar Terminal-Bhagalpur Special (Anand Vihar terminal-Bhagalpur special) will open from Anand Vihar Terminal at 04.55 pm on 17.11.2020 and reach Bhagalpur at 11.00 am the next day. In return, this train 04495 Bhagalpur-Anand Vihar Terminal Special will leave Bhagalpur at 01.30 pm on 18.11.20 and will reach Anand Vihar Terminal at 08.20 am the next day. On the way, these trains will stop at Aligarh, Tundla, Kanpur Central, Prayagraj, Vindhyanchal, Pt Deen Dayal Upadhyay Jn, Dildarnagar, Buxar, Doomran, Bihiya, Ara, Bihata, Danapur, Patna, Rajendra Nagar, Kyool, Jamalpur and Sultanganj stations.