Indian Railways to run 196 pairs of festival special trains; Full list, arrival, departure station
The Railways Ministry has approved Zonal Railways’ proposal for the operation of 196 pairs of Festival Special trains. This comes a few days after Railways announced to resume services of 39 pairs of AC special trains in the coming days.
The Indian Railways is resuming towards pre-COVID train-table in a phased manner as the country also exists from the coronavirus lockdown.
The 392 (196 pairs) of festival special trains will be operated between October 20 to November 30, 2020.
The fare applicable for these services will be that applicable for special trains.
Last week, Railways said it was planning to introduce 200 special trains between October 15 and November 30 to cater to passengers travelling during the festive season.
The Railways has currently suspended all regular passenger trains indefinitely. Regular trains have remained suspended since March 22.
These trains will be run from October 20 andNovember 30 2020 according to a statement from Railway Board.Fares applicable for special trains will be applicable for these festive specials as well.
Zonal Railways have been directed to notify their schedule well in advance.These services will be superfast services, operated at a minimum speed of 55 kmph.Zonal Railways have been asked to operate these services with more number of AC II tier coaches.
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