GUWAHATI, Sept 27: The Northeast Frontier Railway has decided to operate a festival special train between Jogbani – Anand Vihar Terminal – Jogbani to facilitate the passengers during puja rush. The festival special train will run for four trips each in both directions
Festival special train no. 04010 (Anand Vihar Terminal – Jogbani) will depart from Anand Vihar Terminal at 23:45 hours on all Tuesdays from October 18 to November 8, 2022 to reach Jogbani at 05:20 hours on Thursdays. Festival special train no. 04009 (Jogbani – Anand Vihar Terminal) will depart from Jogbani at 09:00 hours on all Thursdays from October 20 to November 10, 2022 to reach Anand Vihar Terminal at 16:05 hours on the next day.
During its both ways journey, the festival special train will run via Araria, Katihar Jn, Barauni Jn, Gorakhpur and Moradabad stations. It will run with 18 sleeper class coaches, 4 general coaches and 2 luggage vans.
Moreover, train no. 15777/15778 (New Jalpaiguri – Alipurduar – New Jalpaiguri) tourist express which is presently running on Saturdays and Sundays will now run daily from October 1, 2022. The timings and stoppages of this train will remain the same as per its existing programme. With resumption of daily services, more numbers of tourists will be able to have a glimpse of the beauty of Himalayan foot hills during train journeys.