Indian Railways announces 283 festival trains for Diwali and Chhath puja: check list

Here we are sharing a piece of big news with you the Indian Railway has declared 283 festival special trains for upcoming festivals including Diwali and Chhath Puja. Indian Railway is a statutory body under the ownership of the Ministry of Railway, Government of India that operates India’s national railway system. Since the news has come on the internet it went viral on the social media platforms and uncounted reactions started hitting the headlines. Because now many people are super curious to know about the whole information about the news. Here we have more information about the news and we will share it with you in this article.

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Ashwini Vaishnaw is one of the best ministers of Railways of India and has been serving as the 39th Minister and 2nd Electronic and Information Technology Minister at the Government of India since 2021. He stated the special trains will make 4,480 trips during the festival season. As per the Indian Railways, the Eastern Central Railway will use 42 trains which will make a max of 512 trips and the Western Railway will work 36 trains during the festival season time and will make a most of 1,262 trips. Scroll down to the next page for more information about the news.

The North Western Railway will operate 24 trains and will make 1,208 trips.

List of Railway zones and several special trains notified during the festive season:

  • Eastern Central Railway (ECR): 42
  • Central Railway (CR): 14
  • Eastern Railway (ER): 8
  • South Central Railway (SCR): 58
  • South Western Railway (SWR): 11
  • Western Railway (WR): 36
  • NFR: 22
  • North Western Railway (NWR): 24
  • Southern Railway (SR): 10
  • South Eastern Railway (SER): 8
  • Northern Railway (NR): 34
  • North Eastern Railway (NER): 4
  • Eastern Coast Railway Zone (ECOR): 12
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Additionally, the Railways have established a special drive to curb the menace of ticketless traveling and reduce the comfortable journey to genuine passengers during the forthcoming festival season. The Railway Board has advised the zones to instruct the ticket-checking staff to ascertain the genuineness of passengers by checking valid specified evidence of identity.

Govt announces Diwali bonanza for Railway employees

The union government has granted permission for a Productivity Linked Bonus (PLB) that portions to 78 days wages for qualified non-gazette Railway workers for FY 20233-23. The Central Government has approved a total PLB of 1,968.87 crore, which will be allocated to roughly 1,107,346 railway workers. Here we have shared all the information that we had if we get any information then we will update you soon. Stay tuned to us for more updates.

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