The Railways will run special trains for Magh Mela in January & February 2012 during auspicious Magh snan dates like Makar Sankranti, Mauni Amavasya, Basant Panchami, Maghi Purnima & Maha Shivaratri.
A special train would be run between Allahabad (Rambagh) and Bhatni on January 23, 2012. This train would leave Rambagh station at 10:00 pm and arrive at Varanasi at 1:30 am and terminate at Bhatni at 1:05 am.
Further, train number 12004/15003 Chauri Chaura Express, train number 11061/11065 Pawan Express, train number 12791/12792 Patna -Secundrabad Express and train number 12333/12334 Vibhuti Express have been given stoppages at Junsi and daraganj on January 23, 28 and February 7 and 20 in 2012.
In addition to these special trains, Pawan Express, Patna-Secundrabad Express, Swatantra Senani Express and Varnasi Ramsehwaram Express has been given stoppages at all the stations between Rambagh and Madho Singh stations.
The Railways has also decided to make arrangements for augmentation of extra coaches in the trains. Two general coaches would be attached in Allahabad-Fazizabad saryu Express, Mughalsarai-Faizabad passenger, allahabad-Unchar-Kanpur passenger, Chunar-allahabad passenger, Jhansi-Allahabad passenger, Allahabad-Farukkhabad passenger, Kanpur-Farukkhabad passenger, Aallahabad-Jaunpur passenger on January 14, 15, 22, 23, 27 and 28. Two sleeper coach would be added in Allahabad-Mathura Express on January 14, 15, 22, 23, 27 and 28.
In addition to this, one sleeper coach would be augmented in Allahabad-Meerut/ dehradun Sangam Link Express and Triveni Express on January 14, 15, 22, 23, 27 and 28.
Further, train number 01189/01190 Allahabad-Manikpur special passenger train would be plied on January 14, 15, 22, 23, 27 and 28. Further, train number 51189/51190 Itarsi-Allahabad passenger which is presently plying upto Manikpur would come to Allahabad on the above dates.