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Railway runs 02 pairs of Festival Season Special Trains

To clear extra rush of passengers during Festival Season Railway has decided to run Special Trains between Anand Vihar T – Sealdah & Kathihar – Ferozpur Cantt.

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Festival Season 2015 Special Trains

To clear extra rush of passengers during Festival Season Railway has decided to run Special Trains between Anand Vihar T – Sealdah (Via Dankuni) weekly A.C. Superfast Suvidha Express ( 10 trips) & Kathihar – Ferozpur Cantt. weekly  special (12 trips). In this regard  Northern Railway has given a press release about schedule,route and Composition of the trains. The press release is reproduced below:

04-09-2015

RAILWAY RUNS 02 PAIRS OF FESTIVAL SPECIAL TRAINS

In order to cater to the extra rush of passengers during festivals, Railways has decided to run Special Train Nos. 02265/02266 Anand Vihar T.- Sealdah- Anand Vihar T. (Via Dankuni) Weekly A.C. Superfast Suvidha Express (10 trips) & 05717/05718 Katihar-Ferozpur Cantt.- Katihar Weekly Special (12 trips) trains as per following programme:-

02265/02266 Anand Vihar T.- Sealdah- Anand Vihar T. (Via Dankuni) A.C. Superfast Suvidha Express Festival Special Train (10 trips)

The02265 Sealdah- Anand Vihar T. Weekly A.C. Superfast Suvidha Express (Via Dankuni) Special Train will depart fromSealdah o­n every Saturday from 17.10.2015 to 14.11.2015 (5 trips) at 03.20 p.m. to reach Anand Vihar T. at 01.45 p.m. the next day. In the return direction, the 02266 Anand Vihar T.- Sealdah Weekly A.C. Superfast Suvidha Express (Via Dankuni) Special Train will depart from Anand Vihar T. o­n every Sunday from 18.10.2015 to 13.11.2015 (5 trips) at 06.45 p.m. to reach Sealdah at 04.40 p.m. the next day.

Comprising of four AC II Tier & nine AC III Tier coaches, the 02265/02266 Anand Vihar T.- Sealdah- Anand Vihar T. Weekly A.C. Superfast Suvidha Express (Via Dankuni) Special Train will stop at Dhanbad, Gaya, Mughalsarai, Allahabad & Kanpur stations enroute in both the directions.

05717/05718 Katihar-Ferozpur Cantt.- Katihar Weekly Festival Special Train (12 trips)

The 05717 Katihar- Ferozpur Cantt.Weekly Special train will depart from Katiharat 09.15 a.m. o­n every Thursday from 15.10.2015 to 19.11.2015 to reach Ferozpur Cantt. at 07.10 p.m. the next day, while in the return direction, the 05718 Ferozpur Cantt.- Katihar Weekly Special train will depart from Ferozpur Cantt. at 10.35 p.m.on every Friday from 16.10.2015 to 20.11.2015 to reach Katiharat 11.30 a.m. the third day.

Having o­ne AC 2 tier, two AC 3 tier, five sleeper class, six general class & two disable friendly second class cum luggage van coaches, the 05717/05718 Katihar-Ferozpur Cantt.- Katihar Weekly 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 & Jallandhar City stations enroute in both directions.