GUWAHATI: In a bid to clear the extra rush of passengers, Northern Frontier Railways (NFR) on Friday decided to run one special train (one way) between Guwahati and Bangalore on Saturday.
It said that the special train will leave Guwahati railway station at 6:20 am on December 26 to reach Bangalore Cant at 2:00 pm on December 28.
The train will have stoppages at Rangiya Jn, New Bongaigaon, New Coochbehar, New Jalpaiguri, Barsoi Jn, Malda Town, Rampur Hat, Dankuni, Andul, Kharagpur Jn, Bhadrakh, Cuttack, Khurda Road Jn, Palasa, Visakhapatnam, Vijayawada Jn, Perambur, Katpadi Jn and Bangarapet stations.
The details of fare, stoppages and timings of the train were already made available on the IRCTC website, said NFR authorities.
Passengers were requested to follow the COVID-19 protocols being notified by the state governments before undertaking their journey.
Meanwhile, the service of weekly special train between Habibganj and Agartala, to continue with fully reserved accommodation.