EASTERN RAILWAY TO RUN VANDE BHARAT SPECIAL TRAIN BETWEEN HOWRAH & PURI
• 6768 Seats to be generated
Kolkata, January 8, 2024:
Eastern Railway is pleased to announce the introduction of a special Vande Bharat Express train service to cater to the increased demand during the winter season. Howrah – Puri – Howrah Vande Bharat Special train will run every Thursday between 11.1.2024 & 25.1.2024, encompassing 3 trips.
The special service aims to facilitate the travel plans of passengers eager to explore the enchanting beach town Puri, a cherished destination for devotees & tourists alike, experiences an overwhelming rush during the winter season, making train tickets to the vibrant city a prized possession. Recognizing the popularity of the Vande Bharat train for its modern amenities and distinctive design, Eastern Railway is confident that this special service will provide a delightful travel experience.
02311 Howrah – Puri Vande Bharat Special train will leave Howrah at 06:10 hrs. to reach Puri at 12:35 hrs. on the same day and 02312 Puri – Howrah Vande Bharat Special will leave Puri at 13:50 hrs. to reach Howrah at 20:30 hrs. on the same day. The special train will stop at Kharagpur, Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur Keonjhar Road, Cuttack, Bhubaneswar, and Khurda Road enroute in both directions. By introducing the Thursday Special service, Eastern Railway will generate an additional 6768 seats, providing much-needed relief to the surge in passenger numbers during this winter season. The special train will have 12 AC Chair & 2 Executive Chair Car. Booking of tickets for 02311 Howrah – Puri Vande Bharat Special is available through PRS & internet. Passengers are urged to secure their tickets at the earliest convenience to ensure a smooth & beautiful travel experience aboard the Vande Bharat Special. Shri Kausik Mitra, Chief Public Relations Officer, Eastern Railway dedicated this special train to the travel enthusiasts of Bengal during the winter season.
Moreover, he is optimistic that this initiative will provide a convenient & enjoyable travel experience.