Ahead of Diwali, Western Railway, an arm of the Indian Railways, has announced the commencement of new special trains to cater to excess demand. Western Railway will run 23 special trains till the end the of this year, it said on microblogging website – Twitter.
Earlier this week, Northern Railway also introduced 78 special trains in order to handle the rush during Diwali and Chhath festivals, Press Trust of India reported. However, no platform tickets will be available between November 2 to November 13, so as to limit the passengers on platforms to facilitate those boarding or alighting the trains, the report added. Read more
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