NFR to run Weekly Summer Special train between Guwahati and Bangalore
The NFR (Northeast Frontier Railway) has decided to run a weekly summer special train between Guwahati and Yesvantpur (Bangalore) to clear the extra rush of passengers.
GUWAHATI: The NFR (Northeast Frontier Railway) has decided to run a weekly summer special train between Guwahati and Yesvantpur (Bangalore) to clear the extra rush of passengers. The train will run with fully reserved accommodation for convenience of the passengers.
Train No. 06577 Yeswantpur-Guwahati Special train will run from April 23 to June 25, 2021 leaving Yesvantpur at 22:00 hours on Friday to reach Guwahati at 04:00 hours on Monday. In the return direction, Train No. 06578 Guwahati-Yesvantpur Special train will run from April 26 to June 28, 2021 leaving Guwahati at 19:35 hours on Monday to reach Yesvantpur at 01:30 hours on Thursday.
The train will run via New Bongaigaon, Malda Town, New Jalpaiguri Jn, Rampurhat, Bhubaneswar, Vishakapatnam, Secunderabad etc. The train will have general second class, sleeper class, AC-3 tier and AC-2 tier accommodations for convenience of passengers.
The details of stoppages and timings of these trains are available in Railway's website and are also being notified in various newspapers and social media platforms of NFR.
The Railway is following COVID-related guidelines issued by respective State governments in various stations. Necessary help is being provided to the Health department of respective States for testing arrangement of train passengers.
Passengers should travel with minimum luggage and wear face covers or masks at the stations and trains during travel. Passengers shall observe social distancing — both at the stations and on trains. All passengers are also advised to download and use the 'Aarogya Setu' application before undertaking the journey. The Railway has also decided to impose fine on passenger if found violating any COVID-related safety guidelines.
On arrival at their destination, the passengers will have to adhere to prevailing health protocols of the destination state. All passengers are requested to co-operate with the railway and respective State government officials in this regards, stated a press release.
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