MORE COACHES IN ER TRAINS
· * ER RUNNING 45 PAIRS OF PUJA SPECIAL TRAINS THIS YEAR CREATING ADDITIONAL 2,14,296 BERTHS.
· * 53 ADDITIONAL COACHES ATTACHED IN 36 LONG DISTANCE TRAINS on PERMANENT BASIS GENERATING ABOUT 2000 MORE BERTHS.
Kolkata, October 15, 2015:
To serve more passengers with confirmed accommodation during ensuing festive season, Eastern Railway attached additional Air Conditioned coaches to 5 long distance Trains since September, 2015, as a permanent measure. one additional AC 2Tier–cum-AC 3Tier coach has been attached with 12371/12372 Howrah-Jaisalmer Express, while one additional AC 2-Tier coach has been attached with each of 12349/12350 Bhagalpur-New Delhi Express, 13423/13424 Bhagalpur-Ajmer Express, 13415/13416 Malda Town-Patna Express & 12377/12378 Sealdah-New Jalpaiguri Padatik Express.
Moreover, as many as 53 additional coaches were attached to 36 Mail/Express/Passenger trains running in different directions on permanent basis during the last six months i.e. April to September, 2015. A total of 53 additional coaches including 23 General Second Class, 3 Sleeper Class, 21 AC 3-Tier, 5 AC 2-Tier & oneAC 2Tier-cum-AC 3Tier coaches werearranged to attach with different trains during the period resulting generation of near 2000 additional berths as a permanent basis.
Besides, Eastern Railway has made elaborate arrangements to run 45 pairs of Puja Special Trains thereby creating additional capacity of 2,14,296 berths which will run during October & November, 2015. These Puja Special Trains will be run for various destinations viz. Alipurduar, New Jalpaiguri, Kamakhya, Puri, Nautanwa, Raxaul, Patna, Haridwar, Anand Vihar (T), Lokmanya Tilak (T) etc.