East Coast Railway creates 60000 more berths, 16 special trains for winter rush


Source:  http://economictimes.indiatimes.com

BHUBANESWAR: To clear the huge waitlist of passengers during peak winter season, East Coast Railway has decided to run special trains to various destinations and created more than 60,000 additional berths. 

1Passengers can avail services of these special trains during the winter season in December and January to avoid the rush in regular long-distance trains, ECoR sources said.

Railways is running eight pairs of special trains from and through ECoR jurisdiction out of which four special trains (21 trips) are originating from East Coast Railway System.

These trains are – Bhubaneswar-New Delhi super fast Express, Bhubaneswar-Yesvantpur Superfast, Visakhapatnam-Tata via Keonjhar, Puri-Sealdah and Visakhapatnam-Kollam Super fast Express.

Apart from this, more berths have been created in special trains passing through ECoR jurisdiction to facilitate passengers between Hatia and Yesvantpur via Sambalpur, Kamakhya-Yesvantpur and Kamakhya-Chennai.

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