During Holi, Indian Railways notified 540 services so far to ensure smooth and comfortable travel

New Delhi: In this ongoing festive season of Holi, for the convenience of rail travellers and to clear extra rush of passengers, Indian Railways is running 540 train services.

Trains have been planned to connect major destinations across the country on railway routes like Delhi- Patna, Delhi- Bhagalpur, Delhi-Muzaffarpur, Delhi-Saharsa, Gorakhpur- Mumbai, Kolkata-Puri, Guwahati- Ranchi, New Delhi- Sri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra, Jaipur- Bandra Terminus, Pune- Danapur, Durg-Patna, Barauni-Surat etc.

1 CR 88
2 ECR 79
3 ER 17
4 ECoR 12
5 NCR 16
6 NER 39
7 NFR 14
8 NR 93
9 NWR 25
10 SCR 19
11 SER 34
12 SECR 4
13 SR 19
14 SWR 6
15 WCR 13
16 WR 62
Total 540

Crowd controlling measures by forming queue at the terminus stations under the supervision of Railway Protection Force(RPF) staff for orderly entry of passengers in unreserved coaches is being ensured.

Additional RPF personnel have been deployed at major stations to ensure security of passengers. Officers are deployed on Emergency Duty at major stations to ensure smooth running of trains. Staff are deployed in various sections to attend any disruption of train service on priority.

Measures have been taken for frequent and timely announcement of arrival/departure of trains with platform numbers.


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