Assam: NFR to run special trains between Dibrugarh, Howrah
Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) has decided to run two pairs of special trains between Dibrugarh and Howrah to clear the extra rush of passengers.
One special train will run via Bogibeel Bridge, while the other will run via Guwahati.
“The Dibrugarh-Howrah Express Special (via Bogibeel) will run two days in a week leaving Dibrugarh at 11.55pm on Thursday and Sunday with effect from December 27, 2020 and from Howrah at 6pm on Monday and Friday with effect from December 28, 2020,” an official statement here said on December 18.
The Dibrugarh-Howrah Express Special (via Guwahati) will run five days in a week leaving Dibrugarh at 6.40 pm except on Thursday and Sunday with effect from December 26, 2020 and from Howrah at 6pm except on Monday and Friday with effect from December 29, 2020.
Moreover, a daily express special train will also run between Silchar and Guwahati from December 24, 2020. The train will depart from Silchar at 7.20 am and return from Guwahati at 11.55pm.
(Edited by Christopher Gatphoh)