Special Trains during Holi Festival holidays 2009 by Indian Railways

In order to clear the extra rush of rail passengers during Holi festival holidays, Northern Railway of Indian Railways has decided to run numerous special trains in March 2009. The special trains will run during the Holi week and has reservations facilities. The trains will run between New Delhi and Patna, Delhi Sarai Rohilla and Darbhanga, New Delhi and Guwahati, Delhi and Udhampur, Varanasi and Jammu Tawi, Delhi and Varanasi, Hazrat Nizamuddin and Lucknow, Hazrat Nizamuddin and Dehradun.

Following are the Trains announced:

New DelhiPatnaNew Delhi (2394A / 2393A)

The train will stop at Kanpur, Allahabad and Mughalsarai stations enroute in both directions.

The 2394A New Delhi - Patna special train will run daily from 07.03.2009 to 12.03.2009 (total six trips) departing from New Delhi at 17:40hrs to arrive at Patna at 10:00hrs the next day.

In the return direction, the 2393A Patna – New Delhi Special train will run daily from Patna from 08.03.2009 to 13.03.2009 (total six trips) departing from Patna at 12:05 noon to reach New Delhi at 04:00 a.m. the next day.

The train consists of one 3 tier AC, six Second Sleeper and six General Second Class coaches.

Delhi Sarai Rohilla – Darbhanga – Delhi Sarai Rohilla (4006A / 4005A)

The train will stop at New Delhi, Sahibabad, Ghaziabad, Kanpur, Allahabad, Varanasi, Balia, Chappra, Sonpur, Hajipur, Muzaffarpur and Samastipur stations enroute in both directions.

The 4006A Delhi Sarai Rohilla-Darbhanga special train will run daily from 07.03.2009 to 12.03.2009(total six trips) departing from Delhi Sarai Rohilla at 10.15 p.m. to arrive at Darbhanga at 11.50 p.m. the next day.

In the return direction, the 4005A Darbhanga – Delhi Sarai Rohilla Special train will run daily from 09.03.2009 to 14.03.2009 (six trips) departing from Darbanga at 07.00 a.m. to arrive at Delhi Sarai Rohilla at 07.40 a.m. the next day.

Consisting of one 3 tier AC, six Second Sleeper and ten General Second Class coaches.

New Delhi – Guwahati Rajdhani Special Train (Weekly) (2486 / 2485 )

The train will stop at Moradabad, Bareilly, Lucknow, Varanasi, Ballia, Chhapra, Hajipur, Barauni, Katihar, Kishanganj, New Jalpaiguri, New Cooch Bihar, Kokrajhar & New Bongaigaon stations enroute in both directions

The 2486 New Delhi – Guwahati Rajdhani (Weekly) special train will depart from New Delhi on every Tuesday from 03.03.2009 to 31.03.2009(Total five trips) at 09.30 a.m. to arrive at Guwahati at 8.15 p.m. the next day.

While its return service the 2485 Guwahati – New Delhi Rajdhani (Weekly) special train will depart from Guwahati on every Thursday from 05.03.2009 to 02.04.2009 at 1:45 p.m. to arrive at New Delhi at 9.20 p.m. the next day.

The train consists of one 1st AC, three 2 tier AC and six 3 tier AC coaches.

New Delhi – Guwahati Rajdhani Special Train (Bi-Weekly) (2456 / 2455)

The train will stop at Kanpur, Allahabad, Mughalsarai, Patna, Barauni, Katihar, Kishanganj, New Jalpaiguri, New Cooch Bihar, Kokrajhar & New Bongaigaon stations enroute in both directions.

The 2456 New Delhi-Guwahati Rajdhani bi-weekly special train will depart from New Delhi on every Sunday & Thursday from 05.03.2009 to 29.03.2009(total eight trips) at 2.00 p.m. to arrive at Guwahati at 8.15 p.m. the next day.

While its return service the 2455 Guwahati-New Delhi Rajdhani bi-weekly special train will depart from Guwahati on every Tuesday and Saturday from 07.03.2009 to 31.03.2009 (total eight trips) at 1.45 p.m. to arrive at New Delhi at 7.40 p.m. the next day.

The train consists of one 1st AC, three 2 tier AC and six 3 tier AC coaches.

Delhi – Udhampur – Delhi Express Special Train (0403 / 0404 )

The train will stop at Panipat, Ambala Cantt, Ludhiana & Jammu Tawi stations enroute in both directions.

The 0403 Delhi Jn – Udhampur special train will run daily from Delhi Jn. from 05.03.2009 to 31.03.2009 at 11.45 p.m. to arrive at Udhampur at 1.10 p.m. (noon) the next day.

In the return direction, the 0404 Udhampur – Delhi Jn. special train will run daily from Udhampur from 06.03.2009 to 01.04.2009 at 9.40 p.m to arrive at Delhi Jn. at 10.15 a.m. the next day.

The train consists of 2 tier AC, 3 tier AC, Second Sleeper and General Second Class coaches.

VaranasiJammu Tawi – Varanasi Superfast Special Train (0413 / 0414)

The train will stop at Sultanpur, Nihalgarh, Lucknow, Bareilly, Moradabad, Saharanpur, Ambala Cantt. & Ludhiana stations enroute in both directions.

The 0413 Varanasi-Jammu Tawi Superfast special train will run from Varanasi daily from 05.03.2009 to 31.03.2009 at 02.25 p.m. (noon) to arrive at Jammu Tawi at 10.50 a.m. the next day.

In the return direction, the 0414 Jammu Tawi-Varanasi Superfast special train will run daily from Jammu Tawi from 06.03.2009 to 01.04.2009 at 2.00 p.m.(noon) to arrive at Varanasi at 12.30 p.m. (noon) the next day.

The train consists of 3 tier AC, Second Sleeper and General Second Class coaches.

VaranasiDelhiVaranasi Superfast Special Train (2457A / 2458A)

The train will stop at Sultanpur, Lucknow, Moradabad & Ghaziabad stations enroute in both directions.

The 2457A Varanasi – Delhi Superfast special will run daily from Varanasi from 05.03.2009 to 31.03.2009 at 8.00 p.m. to arrive at Delhi at 08.55 a.m. the next day.

In the return direction, the 2458A Delhi – Varanasi Superfast special train will run daily from Delhi Jn. from 06.03.2009 to 01.04.2009 at 6.15 p.m. to arrive at Varanasi at 7.30 a.m. the next day.

The train consists of 3 tier AC Second Sleeper and General Second Class coaches.

Hazrat Nizamuddin – Lucknow (Via Moradabad) – Hazrat Nizamuddin Superfast Special Train (2230A / 2229A)

The train will stop at Ghaziabad, Moradabad and Bareilly stations enroute in both directions.

The 2229A Lucknow – Hazrat Nizamuddin Superfast special train will run daily from Lucknow from 05.03.2009 to 31.03.2009 at 11.45 p.m. to arrive at Hazrat Nizamuddin at 08.10 a.m. the next day.

In the return direction, the 2230A Hazrat Nizamuddin – Lucknow Superfast special train will run daily from Hazrat Nizamuddin from 06.03.2009 to 01.04.2009 at 11.30 p.m. to arrive at Lucknow at 7.45 a.m. the next day.

The train consists of 1st AC, 2 tier AC, 3 tier AC, Second Sleeper and General Second Class coaches.

Hazrat Nizamuddin – Dehradun – Hazrat Nizamuddin A/C Superfast Special Train (2205A / 2206A)

The train will stop at Ghaziabad, Meerut City, Muzaffar Nagar, Roorkee and Haridwar stations enroute in both directions.

The 2206ADehradun – Hazrat Nizamuddin A/C Superfast special train will run from Dehradun on every Sunday with immediate effect upto 29.03.2009 at 11.2 5 p.m. to arrive at Hazrat Nizamuddin at 05.05 a.m. the next day.

In the return direction, the 2205A Hazrat Nizamuddin – Dehradun A/C Superfast special train will run from Hazrat Nizamuddin on every Saturday with immediate effect upto 28.03.2009 at 11.55 p.m. to arrive at Dehradun at 5.40 a.m. the next day.

The train consists of 1st AC, 2 tier AC, 3 tier AC coaches.