NFR to run two fortnightly summer special trains

Maligaon, April 10 (MExN): In a bid to clear extra rush of passengers, it has been decided to run two fortnightly summer special trains between Nagercoil Jn.-Dibrugarh-Nagercoil Jn. The summer special trains bearing no. 06103/06104 (Nagercoil Jn.-Dibrugarh-Nagercoil Jn.) & 06105/06106 (Nagercoil Jn.-Dibrugarh-Nagercoil Jn.) together will run for eight trips each in both directions. Also, the Railway has decided to run a one way special train that will operate between Shri Ganganagar-Guwahati on April 21 for single trip. 

“These trains will be run for the benefit of waitlisted passengers of Northeast and North Bengal areas who are in need to travel towards Southern India,” Sabyasachi De, Chief Public Relations Officer, NFR stated in a press release.

Special train No. 06103 (Nagercoil Jn.-Dibrugarh) summer special will leave from Nagercoil Jn. at 17:45 hours on April 12, 26 and May 10 and 24 to reach Dibrugarh at 20:50 hours on Monday. In the return direction, train No. 06104 (Dibrugarh-Nagercoil Jn.) summer special will leave from Dibrugarh at 19:55 hours on April 17 and May 1, 15 and 29 on Wednesday to reach Nagercoil Jn. at 21:30 hours on Saturday. These trains will have AC-3 Tier, AC-3 Tier Economy Class, Sleeper Class and General Second-Class accommodation for passengers.

Special train No. 06105 (Nagercoil Jn.-Dibrugarh) summer special will leave from Nagercoil Jn. at 17:45 hours on April 19 and May 3, 17, and 31 on Friday to reach Dibrugarh at 20:50 hours on Monday. In the return direction, train No. 06106 (Dibrugarh-Nagercoil Jn.) summer special will leave from Dibrugarh at 19:55 hours on April 24, May 8, 22 and June 5 on Wednesday to reach Nagercoil Jn. at 21:30 hours on Saturday. These trains will have AC-2 tier, AC-3 tier, Sleeper Class and General Second-Class accommodation for passengers.

These trains will travel via Mariani Jn, Dimapur, Lumding Jn, Goalpara Town, Kokrajhar, New Cooch Behar, New Jalpaiguri, Malda Town, Barddhaman Jn, Kharagpur Jn, Bhubaneswar, Vizianagram Jn, Vijayawada Jn, Nellore, Coimbatore Jn, Ernakulam Town and Thiruvananthapuram Central etc. 

Another, one way special train no. 04717 (Shri Ganganagar-Guwahati) will depart from Shri Ganganagar at 13:55 hours on April 21 (Sunday) to reach Guwahati at 04:50 hours on April 24 (Wednesday). The special train will run via Shri Karanpur, Bikaner, Ratangarh, Jaipur, Agra Cantt, Lucknow, Gorakhpur, Muzaffarpur, Begusarai, Katihar, Kishanganj, New Jalpaiguri, New Bongaigaon, Goalpara Town and Kamakhya etc.

“Wait listed passengers of other trains travelling in this route can avail the opportunity to travel with comfort. The details of the special trains are notified in social media platforms of NF Railway. Passengers are requested to verify the details before undertaking their journey,” De added.