Holi Special trains by Indian Railways! For all those who are travelling to their native places during this festive season, here is some good news! In a bid to clear the extra rush of passengers and for the convenience of travellers, Indian Railways will be running as many as 402 special train services in the month of March 2020.
According to a press release issued by the Railway Ministry, to ensure that more seats and berths are available during this festive rush, augmentation of coaches in regular trains is also being done. The 402 special train services are being operated across the country and will cater to lakhs of railway passengers during Holi.
According to the ministry, the special train services will connect major destinations across India like Delhi-Patna, Delhi-Pune, Delhi-Chappra, Chandigarh-Gorakhpur, Mumbai-Patna, Mumbai-Barauni, Mumbai-Udupi, Mumbai-Varanasi, Mumbai-Gaya, Ahmedabad-Patna, Howrah-Gorakhpur, Gandhidham-Bhagalpur, Ranchi-Patna, Secundrabad-Patna, Lucknow-Kolkata, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra-Varanasi-Nagaldam-Lucknow, and others.
Besides special train services, several other measures are being taken by the national transporter. Crowd controlling is being ensured by forming queue at the terminus railway stations with RPF supervision for orderly passenger entry in unreserved coaches.