Special train services extended till June
Here's some good news for this with travel plans: South Eastern Railway has decided to continue running several special trains introduced after lockdown curbs were eased gradually.
The office of chief passenger transportation manager (CPTM) issued a list on Saturday.
Accordingly, the 02812 Hatia-LTT Special leaving Hatia every Friday has been extended to run upto June 25 while the 02811 LTT-Hatia Special leaving LTT every Sunday has been extended to run upto June 27.
The 08626 Hatia-Purnia Court Special leaving Hatia daily has been extended to run upto June 29. The 08625 Purnia Court-Hatia Special leaving Purnia Court daily would also run upto June 29.
The 02829 Howrah-Tatanagar Special leaving Howrah daily has been extended to run till June 30.The return train, 02830 Tatanagar-Howrah Special, leaving Tatanagar daily would also run till June 30.
The 08624 Hatia-Islampur Special leaving Hatia daily has been extended to run upto June 30 while the 08623 Islampur-Hatia Special leaving Islampur daily will run till July 3.
The 02803 Ranchi-Howrah Special leaving Ranchi daily has been extended till June 30 . The train in the opposite direction,
02804 Howrah-Ranchi Special, leaving Howrah daily would also run till June 30.
The 08181 Tatanagar-Chhapra Special leaving Tatanagar every Monday,Tuesday, Thursday and Friday will run till June 28.
The 08182 Chhapra-Tatanagar Special leaving Chhapra every Wednesday,Thursday,Saturday and Sunday has been extended to run till June 30.
The 02817 Santragachi-Pune Special leaving Santragachi every Saturday has been extended to run till June 26 while the 02818 Pune-Santragachi Special leaving Pune every Monday has been extended to run till June 28. Both the Up and Dn trains run via Tatanagar railway station.
The 08183 Tatanagar-Danapur Special leaving Tatanagar daily has been extended to run till June 29 while the 08184 Danapur-Tatanagar Special leaving Danapur daily has been extended till June 30.
Chief public relations officer of South Eastern Railway Sanjay Ghosh said the special trains have been extended for the convenience of passengers.
"The extension of the services of special trains would also help in taking care of the summer rush witnessed during May, " he said.