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Indian Railways run 668 trips of 110 special trains to ensure smooth travel of passengers during festive season

Updated: October 27, 2021 1:25 pm

The Indian Railways has made special arrangements in this ongoing festive season for the passengers traveling to their native places to celebrate festivals with their families. For the convenience of rail travelers and to clear extra rush of passengers during this season, Railways is running 668 trips of 110 special trains from Durga Puja till Chhatha Puja this year. The Railway Ministry said, augmentation of coaches in regular trains is being done to ensure the berth availability during this festive rush. Crowd controlling measures are being done with the supervision of Railway Protection Force (RPF) staff.

Additional RPF personnel have been deployed in major stations to ensure security of passengers. Officers are deployed on Emergency Duty at major stations to ensure smooth running of trains. Staff is deployed in various sections to attend any disruption of train service on priority. Talking exclusively to AIR News, Union Minister of State for Railways, Raosaheb Danve said, more trains can be run in the future to handle the passenger rush.

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