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Special trains connecting Udaipur-Jaipur to Jammu Tawi and Guwahati to run for an additional month

The decision has been taken in response to overwhelming demand from passengers and the persistently long waiting list

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June 23, 2023, 11:52 pm

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JAIPUR: In response to the overwhelming demand from passengers and the persistently long waiting list, Indian Railways has decided to extend the operating time of two special trains.

Commencing in July, these weekly trains will facilitate travel between Udaipur and the cities of Jammu Tawi and Guwahati.

The special train journey from Udaipur to Jammu Tawi will now be extended for an additional month, while the service from Udaipur to Guwahati will be extended for a duration of four months.

This decision aims to alleviate the inconvenience faced by travelers and meet the surge in demand for these popular routes.

According to the recently released schedule by the North Western Railway, the Udaipur City – Jammu Tawi train with the number 04655 will depart from Udaipur every Friday as per its regular timetable.

The extended operational period for this train will be from July 7 to July 28. Departing at 2:20 PM, the train is expected to arrive at Jammu Tawi station at 3:10 PM on the following day.

Notable stoppages along this route include Chanderiya, Bhilwara, Bijaynagar, Nasirabad, Ajmer, Kishangarh, Jaipur, Bandikui, Alwar, Rewari, Bhiwani, Hisar, Jakhal Jn, Dhuri Jn, Ludhiana, Jalandhar, and Pathankot stations.

Similarly, the Udaipur City – Guwahati train, numbered as 05615, will now operate every Wednesday starting from July 5 until November 1. Departing from Udaipur at 2:20 PM, this train is scheduled to reach Guwahati station at 11:30 PM on Friday.

The extended duration of this service is aimed at facilitating travel plans during the forthcoming months. The train will traverse through Chanderiya, Bhilwara, Bijaynagar, Nasirabad, Ajmer, Kishangarh, Jaipur, Bandikui, Bharatpur, Etawah, Kanpur, Lucknow, Ayodhya, Gorakhpur, Chhapra, Muzaffarpur, Samastipur, Bengusarai, Kishanganj, and New Jalpaiguri en route to Guwahati.

Passengers and railway authorities are optimistic that the extension of operating hours for these special trains will alleviate the inconvenience caused by the increasing demand for travel on these popular routes.

First published: June 21, 2023