Mumbai: Western Railway to run eight special trains on New Year
Among the eight special trains include four trains from Churchgate to Virar and four from Virar to Churchgate
The Western Railway will run eight special local trains in order to clear the extra rush of passengers on the New Year. The eight special trains will be run from the midnight of December 31, 2019, to January 1, 2020. Among the eight special trains include four trains from Churchgate to Virar and four from Virar to Churchgate.
To clear extra rush of passengers on the occasion of #NewYear2020, Western Railway will run eight slow special local trains during the intermittent night of 31st December, 2019 & 1st January, 2020. Four from Churchgate to Virar and four from Virar to Churchgate. #WRUpdates pic.twitter.com/EG18J1vLbC— Western Railway (@WesternRly) December 20, 2019
Ravinder Bhakar, the Chief PRO of Western Railway said that the special local trains will be slow ones and would halt at all stations. He said, "Of the eight locals, four will start from Churchgate and remaining four from Virar. The departure time of the extra locals from Churchgate will be 1:15 am, 2:00 am, 2:30 am and 3:25 am. The four from Virar will start at 0015 hours, 0045 hours, 1:40 am and 3:05 am," reports PTI.
The timetable of the eight special trains which will be run for New Year celebrations
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