ER’s more puja specials for Saharsa & Anand Vihar

Kolkata
22 Sep 2017

To cope up with the expected rush of passengers during ensuing Puja festival, Eastern Railway will run 26 Puja Special trains in different directions. Out of these, 4 specials will run between Howrah & Anand Vihar, 12 specials will run between Howrah & Saharsa (via Malda) and 10 specials will run between Howrah & Sarharsa (via Monghyr). As a result, 14656 berths and 8064 seats will be generated. Therefore, a total of 1,39,616 berths and 8064 seats will be generated for the travelling public by this year puja specials.
03163 Howrah - Saharsa Puja special (via Malda) will leave Howrah station at 22.30 hrs on every Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday between 23.9.2017 & 5.10.2017 (6 trips) and 03164 Saharsa – Howrah weekly  Puja special via Malda will leave Saharsa at 14.10 hrs on every Wednesday, Friday & Sunday between 24.9.2017 & 6.10.2017 (6 trips). The train will have general second class, sleeper class and air-conditioned coaches.
03007 Howrah- Saharsa Puja special (via Monghyr) will leave Howrah station at 21.55 hrs on every Monday, Wednesday & Friday between 25.9.2017 & 4.10.2017 (5 trips) and 03008 Saharsa – Howrah weekly  Puja special (via Monghyr) will leave Saharsa at 16.00 hrs on every Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday between 26.9.2017 & 5.10.2017 (5 trips). The train will have general second class, sleeper class and air-conditioned coaches.
04427 Howrah- Anand Vihar Puja special (via Dankuni) will leave Howrah station at 22.50 hrs on 24.9.2017 & 28.9.2017 (2 trips) and 04428 Anand Vihar – Howrah Puja special (via Dankuni) will leave Anand Vihar at 18.55 hrs on 23.9.2017 & 27.9.2017 (2 trips). The train will have general second class and sleeper class accommodation.
It may be mentioned that besides above, running of 180 Puja specials have already been declared by this railway this year for different directions between Howrah & Nautanwa, Bhagalpur & Anand Vihar, Howrah & Ramnagar, Howrah &  Anand Vihar, Sealdah & Ajmer, Sealdah & Anand Vihar, Howrah & Raxaul, Kolkata & Chhapra, Asansol & Patna, Malda Town & Haridwar, Kolkata & Lucknow, Howrah & Jammu Tawi, Kolkata & Indore, Kolkata & Haridwar, Sealdah & Puri  and Kolkata & Puri with generation of 1,24,960 berths and 8064 seats for the passengers. (EOIC)