Guwahati: In addition to the 11 pairs of Festival Special trains already announced, the Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) has announced the decision to run two more Festival Special Trains on Thursday.
These two weekly trains will continue to run till November 28 next, revealed Subhanan Chanda, CPRO of NRF.
The new Festival Special trains are – 04083/04084 Katihar-Delhi Special and 01665/01666 Agartala-Habibganj Special.
The 04084 Delhi-Katihar special will leave at 11 on every Friday with effect from October 23, 2020 and reach Katihar at 10 pm the next day.
In the return journey, 04083 Katihar-Delhi Special will start at 11.50 pm from Katihar on every Saturday with effect from October 24, 2020 and will reach Delhi at 10.50 pm the next day.
The 01665 Habibganj-Agartlala Special will leave Habibganj at 5 pm every Wednesday with effect from October 28, 2020 and reach Agartala at 9.30 pm on Friday.
In the return journey, 01665 Agartala-Habibganj Special will leave agartala at 2 pm on every Saturday with effect from October 31, 2020 and reach Habibganj at 5.10 pm on Monday.
The train will run via Naugachia, Khagaria, Begu Sarai, Barauni, Hajipur and Patliputra.
The Indian Railway has decided to run 196 pairs (392 trains) of Festival Special trains from October 20 to November 30.