Special trains to Ludhiana, Varanasi to chug off in April

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
  • Updated: Mar 22, 2015 10:00 IST

With an aim to tackle the holiday rush, Indian Railways has decided to run a weekly special train from Chandigarh to Varanasi from April 2 to June 25.

The train would depart for Varanasi from Chandigarh at 11:15pm every Thursday, starting April 2.

Apart from this, railways will operate a weekly special between Nangal Dam and Lucknow. The train will operate via Chandigarh from April 6 to June 29. The superfast train will depart from Nangal at 11:45pm every Monday and reach Chandigarh at 2:15am on Tuesday to depart for Lucknow at 2:20am.

Besides, a daily train between Chandigarh and Ludhiana will be added beginning April 1. The train would depart daily from Chandigarh railway station at 12:10pm till June 30.

Mahatma Gandhi circuit special from April 9

Mahatma Gandhi Circuit train will be started from Chandigarh on April 9 with a fare of `7,425, including taxes.

The eight nights and nine days trip will take tourists to several places, including Ahmedabad, Rajkot, Porbandar, Bhavnagar and Surat, that are associated with the life and struggle of Gandhi.

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