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NF Railway to run bi-weekly summer special train between Guwahati and Kolkata

The train will serve a total of 15 trips and will run via Goalpara, New Bongaigaon, New Jalpaiguri, Malda Town and Nabadwip Dham railway stations to reach Kolkata and will run the similar routes in reverse direction as well.

GUWAHATI:

To clear the extra rush of passengers, the Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) on April 5 has decided to run a bi-weekly super fast summer special train between Guwahati and Kolkata.

The train will serve a total of 15 trips and will run via Goalpara, New Bongaigaon, New Jalpaiguri, Malda Town and Nabadwip Dham railway stations to reach Kolkata and will run the similar routes in reverse direction as well.

While train No 02518 (Guwahati – Kolkata Special) will depart from Guwahati railway station at 9 pm every Wednesday and Saturday and reach Kolkata around 3 pm the next day and will be functional from April 9 to May 28 , train No 02517 (Kolkata – Guwahati Special) will start its journey from Kolkata railway station at 9:40 pm every Thursday and Sunday and reach Guwahati at 3:55 pm the next day and functional from April 10 till May 29.

The summer special train will consist of 15 coaches, 5 AC 3-Tier coaches, 6 sleeper class coaches, 1 AC First Class cum AC 2-Tier sleeper coach, 1 general second class coach apart from 2 SLR coaches.

The details of the trains will be available in IRCTC website and passengers are requested to verify the details before undertaking their journey.

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