Railways will run special trains for Chitrakoot Amavasya Mela, to be organized from February 20 to 23, 2012. Amavasya Mela held during Maha Shivaratri is one of the important festivals in Chitrakoot.
Public relations officer of North Central Railway Manzar Karrar informs that train number 54159/54160 Jhansi-Banda passenger has been extended up to Chitrakoot. A special train would also be plied between Jhansi and Chitrakoot.
Train number 11107/11108 Bundelkhand Express has been given additional stoppages at Bahilpurwa, Shivrampur, Badausa, Khairar and Ranipur Road stations for about two minutes. Train number 12189/12190 Jabalpur-Nizamuddin Mahakaushal Express has been given stoppages at the stations of Shivrampur, Bharatkoop and Kurhand stations for about two minutes.