Guwahati: To be able to lucid the additional hurry of passengers amidst the Covid-19 crisis, Northeast Frontier Railways (NFR) has been determined to run one round shuttle of summer special train between Kanyakumari and Dibrugarh.
The train will run with fully reserved accommodation for the convenience of the passengers. It has also been determined to restore special train to run as bi-weekly between Alipurduar junction and Delhi from the first week of May.
NFR in a press remark informed that the Train No. 05905 Kanyakumari – Dibrugarh Superfast special will leave from Kanyakumari on 24-04-2021 (Saturday) to succeed in Dibrugarh on the fourth day.
In the return direction, Train No. 05906 Dibrugarh – Kanyakumari Superfast Special will leave from Dibrugarh on 28-04-2021 (Wednesday) to succeed in Kanyakumari on the fourth day.
The train will run as per existing timings and stoppages of at this time running 05905/05906 Kanyakumari – Dibrugarh – Kanyakumari Superfast special which runs on Thursday from Kanyakumari and on Saturday from Dibrugarh. The train will have AC-3 tier, sleeper class and second class accommodation for passengers.
Also, Train No. 05483 Alipurduar junction – Delhi special will run two days a week – on Tuesday and Saturday w.e.f. 01-05-2021 leaving from Alipurduar junction at 10-30 hours to succeed in Delhi at 21-45 hours on next day.
In the return direction, Train No. 05484 Delhi – Alipurduar junction special will run two days a week – on Monday and Thursday w.e.f. 03-05-2021 leaving from Delhi at 07-35 hours to succeed in Alipuduar junction at 20-40 hours on next day. The train will have AC-2 tier, AC-3 tier, sleeper class and general second class accommodation for passengers.
Because of COVID-19 related protocols, Train No. 05669/05670 Guwahati – Dibrugarh Town – Guwahati special train will be short terminated at/short originated from Dibrugarh and will remain partially cancel between Dibrugarh and Dibrugarh Town w.e.f. 23-04-2021 until further advice.
The main points of stoppages and timings of these trains are to be had on Railway’s website and are also being notified in quite a lot of newspapers and social media platforms of N. F. Railway.
Additionally it is mentioned that passengers must commute with minimum luggage and wear face covers/masks at the stations and trains right through commute. Passengers shall observe social distancing both at the station and on trains. All passengers are also advised to download and use the Aarogya Setu application before undertaking the journey. Railway has also determined to impose fine on passengers whether found violating any Covid related safety guidelines.
On arrival at their destination, the passengers must adhere to prevailing health protocols of the destination state. All passengers are requested to co-operate with the railway and respective state govt officials in this regard, Chief Public Relation Officer, NFR, Subhanan Chanda said in the press remark.