ER steps up arrangements to aid Gangasagar pilgrims
| Monday | 13th January, 2020
Kolkata: Eastern Railway has made elaborate arrangements for the Gangasagar pilgrims at Kakdwip, Namkhana, Lakshmikantapur and Diamond Harbour.
Round-the-clock ticket booking counters at Kakdwip, Namkhana and Sealdah south section have been opened from January 11.
RPF booths have been opened at Kakdwip, Namkhana, Lakshmikantapur and Diamond Harbour and a total of 320 RPF personnel have been deployed in the section for security of the pilgrims.
Eastern Railway will run 11 Gangasagar EMU Mela Special galloping trains between January 12 and 17, from Sealdah South, Kolkata, Lakshmikantapur, Namkhana and Kakdwip.
The Galloping Mela Special trains will stop at Ballygunge, Sonarpur, Baruipur, Lakshmikantapur, Nischindapur and Kakdwip stations.
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