New Delhi: In order to clear the extra rush of passengers during the Durga Puja festival, Diwali and winter season, the Indian Railways will run 48 weekly special trains between Panvel and Hazur Sahib Nanded, informed a railway official.

The Central Railways has decided to run 48 festival special trains between Panvel and Hazur Sahib Nanded to avoid overcrowding of passengers in the trains, stated a railway official. On the occasion of Durga Puja, Diwali and during the winter season, the number of passengers travelling by trains is expected to increase. In order to clear the extra rush, the Central trains have decided to bring special trains into operation.

List of special trains:

1. The 07617 Hazur Sahib Nanded – Panvel special will leave Hazur Sahib Nanded at 5.30 pm every Saturday from September 1, 2018, to February 23, 2019 (except on Sept 8 and Sept 15) and will arrive at Panvel at 9 am next day.

2.The 07618 Panvel- Hazur Sahib Nanded special will leave Panvel at 10 am every Sunday from Sept 2, 2018, to Feb 24, 2019 (except on Sept 9 and Sept 16) and will arrive at Hazur Sahib Nanded at 5 am next day.

3.The 07618 Panvel- Hazur Sahib Nanded special will halt at Purna, Parbhani, Parli Vaijnath, Latur Road, Latur, Usmanabad, Kurduwadi, Daund, Pune and Lonavala stations.

For details regarding the booking of the train tickets for 07618 on special charges, log on to www.irctc.co.in. The bookings can be made at all PRS centres.

The train will comprise one AC First cum AC 2-Tier, One AC 2-Tier, One AC 3-Tier, 10 Sleeper Class and 8 General Second Class coaches.

(With PTI inputs)