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Indian Railways Rolls Out 540 Trains For Hassle-Free Travel During Holi Festivities

© AP Photo / Rajesh Kumar SinghHoli, the Hindu festival of colors, in Prayagraj
Holi, the Hindu festival of colors, in Prayagraj - Sputnik India, 1920, 21.03.2024
Be it Holi or any other festival, Indian Railways, keeping in mind that a huge number of people wish to be united with their extended families, always comes up with additional train services.
In view of the increased rush of railway travelers during the upcoming Holi festivities, the Indian Railways have decided to introduce 540 additional services, an official statement said.

The planned services aim to connect major destinations across India on railway routes such as Delhi- Patna, Delhi- Bhagalpur, Delhi-Muzaffarpur, Delhi-Saharsa, Gorakhpur- Mumbai, Kolkata-Puri, Guwahati- Ranchi, Durg-Patna and Barauni-Surat among others.

With a focus on crowd management, the railway authorities are doing everything possible to prioritize the smooth flow of commuters at major stations.
Notably, this year witnesses an increase of 219 services compared to the previous festive season.
Hindu devotees gather near the illuminated Ram temple following its consecration ceremony in Ayodhya in India's Uttar Pradesh state on January 22, 2024. - Sputnik India, 1920, 23.01.2024
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