To clear the extra rush of the passengers during the Durga Pooja Festival, Railways have decided to run a Weekly Express Special Train Katihar & Jalandhar.
Northern Railway – Train No. 05717/05718 – Durga Pooja Special Trains.
To clear the extra rush of the rail passengers during the Durga Pooja /Dusshera festival, Railways have decided to run a Weekly Express Special Train No. 05717/05718 between Katihar and Jalandhar City. The details of the trains are as given below:
The 05717 Katihar – Jalandhar City Weekly Express Special Train will depart from Katihar on every Thursday at 09.00 a.m. i.e. on 28.09.2017, 05.10.2017 12.10.2017, 19.10.2017, 26.10.2017 respectively to reach Jalandhar City at 06.30 p.m. the next day (05 Trips).
In the return direction, the 05718 Jalandhar City – Katihar Weekly Express Special Train will depart from Jalandhar City on every Saturday at 01.15 a.m. i.e. on 30.09.2017, 07.10.2017 14.10.2017, 21.10.2017, 28.10.2017 respectively to reach Katihar at 11.30 a.m. on Sunday (05 Trips).
Comprising of 01 AC Two Tier, 02 AC Three Tier ,05 Sleeper class , 06 General Class & 02 Disabled Friendly Second class cum luggage van Coaches.
The 05717/05718 Katihar -Jalandhar City – Katihar Weekly Express Special Train will stop at Naugachia, Khagaria, Begusarai, Barauni, Hajipur, Sonpur, Chhapra, Siwan, Thawe, Tamkuhi Road, Padrauna, Kaptanganj, Gorakhpur, Basti, Gonda, Sitapur Cantt., Moradabad, Saharanpur, Ambala Cantt., & Ludhiana stations enroute in both the directions.