Northern Railways will run Holi special trains for Varanasi-Chandigarh, Ludhiana, Sehersa via Ambala in March 2013. In order to clear the extra rush of passengers, Railways have decided to run these special trains.
According to the officials of the Railways, the 16- bogey 04504/04503 Chandigarh-Varanasi train with nine coaches of the sleeper class, three general coaches and one coach each for 3rd and 2AC respectively, will have its first run on Saturday, March 23 at 11.15pm.
Some general class passengers will be given seats in two bogeys of guards attached to the train. The train will stop at Ambala Cantt, Jagadhari, Saharanpur, Moradabad, Bareilly, Lucknow and Sultanpur stations before reaching Varanasi at 3.30 pm.
The return journey of the train from Varanasi will start at 11.10pm the same day to arrive at Chandigarh station at 2.30 on Monday. After Saturday, the Chandigarh-Varanasi train will run on Monday and Thursday.
The same train will return from Varanasi on Sunday, Tuesday and Friday or March 23, 25 and 28.
The 04502/01 Ludhiana-Sehersa train will have 15 coaches. The train will have its first run on Thursday, March 21 and the second on Sunday, March 24.
It will leave from Ludhiana railway station at 10am and reach Sehersa at 4.10pm the next day.
On Friday, the train will leave Sehersa at 8.05pm and arrive Ambala 11.30pm.