Ranchi gets two trains for Kumbh

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In view of the forthcoming Kumbh mela on the bank of the river Ganga in Allahabad,the Indian Railways have pressed into service two trains.

Though the mela begins on January 14,these trains will depart on January 1 and 3.On January 1,the train which will bring the para military forces deployed during elections in Gujarat to Ranchi,will be sent as a special train to Allahabad.This train(No-08639) will depart from Ranchi station at 11.40 pm in the night to reach Allahabad next day at 11.30 am.

On January 3,the train(No-08641) will depart from Ranchi station at 5.55 pm to reach Allahabad next day at 6.30 am.

Alongside,mainly due to the fog,the Hatia-Anand Vihar(New Delhi)-Swarna Jayanti Express(No-12873) and train(No 12874) running on the Badkakana-Garhwa track,will remain suspended during December 31-February 17.But the same train running on Gomoh-Mughalsarai track will continue to run as per its schedule.

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