The festival of Holi is arriving and on this special occasion people have started planning to travel to their respective home. Be it Holi or Diwali, millions of passengers commute from cities like New Delhi, Chandigarh and Mumbai. Sometimes, a large number of passengers don’t get confirmed ticket to travel. Indian Railways, in order to curb the last minute rush of passengers, run special trains to maintain seat availability. In this condition, travelers have to face immense problems. If you have booked your tickets earlier, there’s high probability to get confirm tickets. If you are planning to return to your hometown in Holi 2020 and at the same time you are worried about the heavy rush of tickets then this news is for you. The Holi special trains will make your journey easy. Indian Railways also offers the passengers to order food online in train to indulge in to your favorite taste bud during the course of journey.
East Central Railway Declared Holi Special Train between Patna-Pune-Patna:
For the convenience of passengers during Holi, the Railways have decided to run a special train between Patna and Pune. In view of the possible rush of passengers during Holi, the East Central Railway Administration has decided to run train number 03253/03254 Patna-Pune-Patna special train. The train will have nine coaches of 3 AC and nine coaches of sleeper class. It will run via Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay Junction-Allahabad-Chibki-Jabalpur.
Schedule of Patna-Pune-Patna Holi Special Train:
- Train number 03253 Patna-Pune Express will depart from Patna junction on 5 and 12 March2020 (Thursday) at 10 am via Ara at 10:40, Buxar at 11:40, Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay at 13:35 and Pune at 6:20 pm on Friday evening.
- In return, train number 03254 Pune-Patna will depart from Pune on 06 and 13 March at 8:45 pm and reach Patna at 7 am on Sunday.
Fare of Patna Pune Holi special Train
- For the journey from Patna Junction to Pune, the price of the sleeper class of this special train has been fixed at Rs 870.
- In the 3 AC of this special train from Patna to Pune, the passengers will have to pay Rs 2215.
ECR Chief Public Relations Officer Rajesh Kumar said “there is a large crowd of travelers on the Holi festival. Keeping this in mind, for the convenience of passengers, several other special trains will also run for the passengers traveling to Bihar and other parts of the country in the next few days”.