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Back On Track: Indian Railways Resumes Special Train Services

Back On Track: Indian Railways Resumes Special Train Services
The Indian Railways has announced the resumption of special trains services across northern, eastern, southern and western railways, Photo Credit: Shutterstock

Several special trains had already resumed services after restrictions imposed in different parts of the country were eased in April

OT Staff
June 16 , 2021
04 Min Read

Starting from Monday (June 14), Indian Railways have resumed several special trains. These had been suspended due to the increase in COVID-19 cases all over the country, leading to a second wave.

However, as the number of cases decline, and restrictions imposed in different parts of the country are eased, the services have been resumed.

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Indian Railways has announced the resumption of special train services across northern, eastern, southern and western railways. According to reports from different zonal railways, the routes, halts and timings of these special passenger trains will remain the same as before. 

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Here is the list of railways that are running again:

  • Train Number 03401 Bhagalpur – Danapur Special from June 14 2021

  • Train Number 03402 Danapur – Bhagalpur Special from June 14 2021

  • Train Number 03419 Bhagalpur – Muzaffarpur Special from June 14 2021

  • Train Number 03420 Muzaffarpur – Bhagalpur Special from June 14 2021

  • Train Number 03260 Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus – Patna from June 15 2021

  • Train Number 02620 Mangalore Central – Lokmanya Tilak Terminus Daily Special Fair Special Festive Train from June 15 2021

  • Train Number 02619 Lokmanya Tilak Terminus Daily Special Fair Special Festive Train From June 16 2021

  • Train Number 03063 Howrah – Balurghat Special from June 16 2021

  • Train Number 03064 Balurghat – Howrah Special from June 16 2021

  • Train Number 03113 Kolkata – Lalgola Special from June 16 2021

  • Train Number 03114 Lalgola – Kolkata Special from June 16 2021

  • Train Number 03141 Sealdah – New Alipurduar Special from June 16 2021

  • Train Number 03142 New Alipurduar – Sealdah Special from June 17 2021

  • Train Number 03145 Kolkata – Radhikapur Special from June 16 2021

  • Train Number 03146 Radhikapur – Kolkata Special from June 17 2021

  • Train Number 03163 Sealdah – Saharsa Special from June 16 2021

  • Train Number 03164 Saharsa – Sealdah Special from June 17 2021

  • Train Number 03169 Sealdah – Saharsa Special (via Purnea) from June 17 2021

  • Train Number 03170 Saharsa – Sealdah Special (via Purnea) from June 18 2021

  • Train Number 02019 Howrah – Ranchi Satabdi Special from June 17 2021

  • Train Number 02020 Ranchi – Howrah Satabdi Special from June 17 2021

  • Train Number 02343 Sealdah – New Jalpaiguri Special from June 18 2021

  • Train Number 03033 Howrah – Katihar Special from June 18 2021

  • Train Number 03034 Katihar – Howrah Special from June 19 2021

  • Train Number 02344 New Jalpaiguri – Sealdah Special from June 19 2021

  • Train Number 02261 Kolkata – Haldibari Special from June 19 2021

  • Train Number 02262 Haldibari – Kolkata Special from June 20 2021

  • Train Number 03161 Kolkata – Balurghat Special from June 20 2021

  • Train Number 03162 Balurghat – Kolkata Special from June 21 2021

  • Train Number 03181 Kolkata – Silghat Town Special from June 21 2021

  • Train Number 03182 Silghat Town – Kolkata Special from June 22 2021

There has also been an addition of train from Malda Town(WB) to New Delhi and from Bhagalpur (Bihar) to Anand Vihar Terminal (New Delhi), as mentioned by the Eastern Railway Twitter Account. 

Along with that, the Western Railway also announced on Twitter that they have decided to restore Rajdhani Superfast Special train services between Madgaon (Goa) and Hazrat Nizamuddin (Delhi) that would run via Vasai Road – Surat – Vadodara from June 18 2021. 


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