Indian Railways update: 30 new special trains will run from Maharashtra to Bihar; Find all the details here
| Monday | 12th April, 2021
About 20,000 passengers are reaching from different places in Maharashtra to Bihar every day at a time when spike in Covid-19 cases is alarmingly high.
The East Central Railway (ECR) is running at least 30 special passenger trains on regular basis from Mumbai, Pune and Solapur in Maharashtra to Bihar. About 20,000 passengers are reaching from different places in Maharashtra to Bihar every day at a time when a spike in Covid-19 cases is alarmingly high.
According to ECR chief public relations officer (CPRO) Rajesh Kumar, “Railways is running a weekly Pune–Danapur special (01401) to facilitate passengers reach their native places in Bihar till April 18, while Mumbai CST–Danapur special (01091) will run on April 12, 15 and 19 from Mumbai end and Mumbai LLT—Darbhanga special (01097) will run on April 12 and 19 to bring back stranded passengers.”
Besides, railways is running another weekly Mumbai CST–Darbhanga (01143) to clear the rush of passengers. This special train is running via Pt Deendayal Upadhaya Junction-Patliputra-Hajipur– Muzaffarpur route. Bandra Terminal–Barauni special (09005) will run every Friday from Bandra terminal between April 16 and 28 via Buxar–Patna route, the CPRO said adding another Bandra–Barauni special (09097) will run via Gorakhpur-Bettiah-Muzaffarpur route till May 29 from Bandra end every Friday.
Likewise, Bandra–Saharsa special (02913) is running every Sunday from Bandra till June 27, while special passenger (09037) is running between Bandra Terminal and Barauni every Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday from Bandra end, the CPRO said adding another Bandra–Barauni special (09039) is running every Monday, Thursday and Saturday from Bandra end.
“Similarly, Mumbai Lokmanyatilak–Patliputra special (02141) is running daily from Mumbai end to help stranded passengers reach their respective native places safely, while Mumbai LLT – Patna special (03202) is also running daily from Mumbai ,” Kumar said adding, “Mumbai LLT-Jayanagar special (01061) and Pune–Darbhanga special (01033) are running daily via Chhapra- Muzaffarpur route.”
Mumbai LTT-Darbhanga special (02546) will run every Sunday till June 26 from Mumbai end, while Vasco de Gama-Patna special (02741) will run every Wednesday till June 30 from Vasco de Gama end. Mumbai CST-Patna special (03260) will run every Tuesday and Friday from Mumbai end till July 2 to clear the rush of passengers during peak summer, the CPRO said adding Mumbai CST–Raxaul special (05268) will run every Monday from Mumbai CST end till June 28.
While Purna–Patna special (07610), Bandra Terminal–Patna special (09271), Pune–Danapur special (02149) and Mumbai CST-Raxaul special (05548) are other special passenger trains which will run till June 28 and 30 to clear the passengers’ rush during peak summer , nine other weekly or biweekly special passenger trains which will originate from Mumbai and pass through ECR jurisdiction till June end.
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