The Ministry of Railways has permitted the approval of 196 pairs of trains i.e 392 trains as “Festival Special” services over Indian Railways, keeping in view the festive rush with the motive of clearing it. The service will start operating from 20 October, 2020 till 30 November, 2020.
Through Press Information Bureau, the railways informed, “The fare of this Festival Special shall be applicable for special trains only. Zonal Railways will notify their schedule well in advance.”
The Railway Board has approved the tri-weekly superfast train from Silchar to Guwahati alongside 195 other pairs in the list. Subhanan Chanda, the Chief Publication Relation Officer of NF Railways, informed that the date of running is yet to be decided.