Diwali, Chhatah puja festival special trains for Bihar, Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh


List of Diwali, Chhatah puja festival and New year special trains for Bihar, Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh. These diwali and chhath puja special trains are to Patna, Ranchi, Lucknow, Gorakhpur, Kanpur etc. from New Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Ahmedabad and other cities. Timing, fare a,d running day information of these special trains is available here.

Special Festival trains for Bihar, Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh and other parts of India have been started by Indian Railways to accommodate heavy rush of traffic during this festive season of Durga Puja(Dussehara), Diwali, Chhath, Christmas, New year etc.

Diwali, Chhatah puja, festival special trains for Bihar, Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh


Indian Railways have started these special festive trains to because people are not getting seats in regular trains coming from New Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Ahmedabad and Kolkata etc because many festivals like Durga Puja(Dussehara), Diwali, Chhath, Christmas, New year etc fall just one after the other.

There are more than 125 such festival special trains for all over India. Out of these there is about 40 pair of special trains for northern and north-eastern part of India like Bihar, Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh etc. These special festive trains will cover more than 4000 trips
These trains will run of special routes between September and January. Several special festival trains will run between Patna, Ranchi, Lucknow, Knapur, Gorakhpur etc. and other major cities of India. New stoppages have also been created for trains passing through this route.

Some of these Puja, Diwali, chhath special trains will run between the following routes:
  • 03043 Howrah-Raxaul train from Howrah on every Wednesday and Friday, while on its return journey the 03044 Raxaul-Howrah on every Thursday and Saturday from 7th November to 1st December
  • 03131 Kolkata-Gorakhpur on every Wednesday from Kolkata and on every Thursday from Gorakhpur from 7th November to 1st December
  • . 09411 Ahmedabad-Patna (Weekly) Special train from 2nd October till 25th December. It will leave Ahmedabad at 4.35 pm every Tuesday and reach Patna at 10.35 pm the next day. It will leave Patna for Ahmedabad on every Thursday at 12.10 am and will Ahmedabad at 9 am on Friday.
  • 04205/04206 Lucknow-New Delhi-Lucknow tri-weekly Express special train from 1st September to 1st October.
  • 04504/04503 Chandigarh-Varanasi special train from 1st September to 29th November. The train will run from Varanasi on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at 9:45pm and from Chandigarh on Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 11:45pm.

    You can find and download the complete list of diwali, chhath Puja special trains from here.


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