South East Central Railway will run a special train from Bilaspur to Allahabad on January 9, 2013, for Maha Kumbh Mela of Prayag Sangam.
The special train number 08297, to have single trip only, will leave Bilaspur at 14.20 hours and reach Pendra Road at 15.52-15.54 hours, Anuppur at 16.45-16.50 hours, Shahdol at 17.33-17.35, Katni at 20.15-20.20 hours, Satna at 21.40-21.50 hours, Manikpur at 23.20-23.25 hours, and reach Allahabad at 3.00 am on Thursday.
The train will have 2 SLR and 18 general coaches. Notably, the first of the five ‘shahi snan’ of the Mahakumbh 2013 is slated for January 14.
According to an SECR release, for some unavoidable reasons operation of train number 15612 Kamakhya-Kurla Karmabhoomi Express leaving Kamakhya in Assam on January 5 has been suspended. Hence, train number 15611 Kurla-Kamakhya Karmabhoomi Express scheduled to leave Kurla on January 9 will also remain suspended.