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Durga Puja, Eid, Diwali and Chhath special trains for West Bengal in 2012


Posted Date: 19-Aug-2012  Last Updated:   Category: Bengal festivals    
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Festival times are ahead. Special trains during festival time is a compulsory. In this page you will get complete information about special trains from Indian Railways for West Bengal during Eid, Durga Puja, Diwali and Chhath.



Festival times in India means new dresses, new house hold items and obviously a tour. Tourism during October and November raises its peak. To clear extra rush of passengers, Indian railways provide special trains every year. There will be no exception in this year also.

Normally the routes of Durga Puja special trains are: Kolkata to Delhi, Kolkata to Haridwar, Kolkata to Muzaffarpur, Howrah to Mumbai, Howrah to New Jalpaiguri, Asansol to Alipur Duar and the reverse directions. Durga Puja and Diwali 2012 special trains will be announced very soon and the latest information of special trains will be posted in this page. In this page you will get information about the number of special trains for Durga Puja and Diwali 2012 with their route, structure of trains, reservation and time of departure details.

Chhath is a special religious event in Bihar, neighboring state of West Bengal. Many Biharis reside in West Bengal and during Chhath many of them go to Bihar with their family to celebrate the festival. To clear the huge rush of passengers every year Eastern railway introduces special trains during Chhath. Details of such special trains during Chhath 2012 will be posted in this page. Schedule of Chhath 2012 is as follows:
17 November 2012, Saturday: Naha Kha
18 November 2012, Sunday: Kharna / Lohanda
19 November 2012, Monday: Sandhya Argh
20 November 2012, Tuesday: Suryodaya Argh
20 November 2012, Tuesday: Paran

Announcement of Durga Puja specials trains has been started. Eastern railways announced puja special trains from Kolkata, Howrah and Asansol to Anand Vihar Terminus,Lokmanya Tilak Terminus Mumbai and Visakhapatnam. Read this article to know detail information about the Durga Puja special trains for West Bengal in 2012.

Kolkata To Anand Vihar Durga puja special trains in 2012


Train Number: 03125 Up.
Kolkata to Anand Vihar Durga puja special trains will run from Kolkata on every Saturday on 13, 20, 27 October, 3, 10, 17 and 24 November 2012.
Departure time of the Kolkata to Anand Vihar Durga puja special trains: 13.45 hrs.
Arrival time of the Kolkata to Anand Vihar Durga puja special trains: 13.50 hrs. on the next day.

Down train: Train Number 03126

Anand Vihar to Kolkata Durga puja special trains will run from Anand Vihar on every Sunday on 14, 21, 28 October, 4, 11, 18 and 25 November 2012.
Departure time of the Anand Vihar to Kolkata Durga puja special trains: 19.50 hrs.
Arrival time of the Anand Vihar to Kolkata Durga puja special trains: 18.10 hrs. on the next day.

Anand Vihar to Kolkata Durga puja special trains will stop at Dhanbad, Mughal Sarai, Kanpur, Barddhman,Durgapur,Asansol,Gomo, Koderma, Gaya, Dehri OnSone, Sasaram, Bhabua Road and AllaHabad Jn stations.

Booking of tickets for up trains is opened from 16 August 2012.

Durga Puja Special Train from Howrah To Lokmanya Tilak Terminus in 2012


Train Number: 03061 Up.
Howrah To Lokmanya Tilak Terminus puja special trains will run from Howrah on every Tuesday on 16, 23, 30 October, 6, 13, 20 and 27 November 2012.

Departure time of the Howrah To Lokmanya Tilak Terminus special trains: 08.20 hrs.
Arrival time of the Howrah To Lokmanya Tilak Terminus Durga puja special trains: 23.50 hrs. on the next day.

Durga Puja special trains from Asansol to Visakhapatnam in 2012



Train Number. 03513 Up.
Durga Puja special trains from Asansol to Visakhapatnam will leave Asansol railway station on every Friday on the following dates:
12 October
19 October
26 October
02 November
09 November
16 November
23 November

Departure time of the Durga Puja special trains from Asansol to Visakhapatnam trains: 12.45 hrs.
Arrival time of the Durga Puja special trains from Asansol to Visakhapatnam : 04.40 hrs. on the next day.

Durga Puja special trains from Visakhapatnam to Asansol in 2012


Train Number: 03514 Dn.
Durga Puja special trains from Visakhapatnam to Asansol will leave Visakhapatnam railway station on every Saturday on the following dates:
13 October
20 October
27 October
03 November
10 November
17 November
24 November

Departure time of the Durga Puja special trains from Visakhapatnam to Asansol trains: 06.35 hrs.
Arrival time of the Durga Puja special trains from Visakhapatnam to Asansol: 23.30 hrs. on the next day.

Booking of tickets for up trains is opened from 16 August 2012.
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