ER to run 106 puja specials this year

77,772 berths and 4320 seats generated
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EOI CORRESPONDENT
Kolkata
10 Aug 2017

To cope up with the expected rush of passengers during ensuing Puja festival, Eastern Railway will run 106 Puja Specials for different directions between Sealdah & Ajmer, Sealdah & Anand Vihar, Howrah & Raxaul, Kolkata & Chhapra, Asansol & Patna, Malda Town & Haridwar, Kolkata & Lucknow and Howrah & Jammu Tawi. As a result, 77,772 berths and 4320 seats will be generated for the travelling public during the ensuing pujas.
Out of 106 Puja Specials, 12 between Sealdah & Ajmer, 12 between Sealdah & Anand Vihar, 14 between Howrah & Raxaul, 14 between Kolkata & Chhapra, 10 between Asansol & Patna, 14 between Malda Town & Haridwar, 18 between Kolkata & Lucknow and 12 between Howrah & Jammu Tawi will be run. The trains will have General Second Class, Sleeper Class and Air-Conditioned coaches.
02263/02264 Sealdah – Ajmer – Sealdah weekly special via Dankuni will leave Sealdah on every Tuesday between 26.9.2017 & 31.10.2017 and will leave Ajmer on every Thursday between 28.9.2017 & 2.11.2017. The train will have AC 2-tier & AC 3-tier accommodation, 02265/02266 Sealdah – Anand Vihar - Sealdah weekly special via Dankuni will leave Sealdah on every Saturday between 23.9.2017 & 28.10.2017 and will leave Anand Vihar between 24.9.2017 & 29.10.2017. The train will have AC 2-tier and AC 3-tier accommodation, 03043/03044 Howrah – Raxaul – Asansol weekly special will leave Howrah on every Friday between 15.9.2017 & 27.10.2017 and will leave Raxaul between 16.9.2017 & 28.10.2017 to terminate at Asansol. The train will have general second class, sleeper class, AC 2-tier & AC 3-tier accommodation, 03135/03136 Kolkata – Chhapra – Asansol weekly special via Dankuni will leave Kolkata on every Monday between 18.9.2017 & 30.10.2017 and will leave Chhapra on every Tuesday between 19.9.2017 & 31.10.2017 to terminate at Asansol. The train will have general second class, sleeper class, AC 2-tier & AC 3-tier accommodation, 03511/03512 Asansol – Patna - Asansol weekly special will leave Asansol and Patna on every Sunday between 1.10.2017 & 29.10.2017. The train will have general second class and second-class seating accommodation, 03427/03428 Malda Town – Haridwar – Malda Town weekly special via Sultanpur will leave Malda Town on every Monday between 18.9.2017 & 30.10.2017 and will leave Haridwar on every Tuesday between 19.9.2017 & 31.10.2017. The train will have general second class, sleeper class, AC 2-tier & AC 3-tier accommodation, 04205/04206 Kolkata – Lucknow – Kolkata weekly special via Bandel will leave Kolkata on every Tuesday between 5.9.2017 & 31.10.2017 and will leave Lucknow on every Monday between 4.9.2017 & 30.10.2017. The train will have general second class, sleeper class, AC 1st class-cum-AC 2-tier & AC 3-tier accommodation and 03051/03052 Howrah – Jammu Tawi – Howrah weekly special via Dankuni will leave Howrah on every Thursday between 21.9.2017 & 26.10.2017 and will leave Jammu Tawi on every Saturday between 23.9.2017 & 28.10.2017. The train will have sleeper class, AC 2-tier & AC 3-tier accommodation.