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Many trains to have extra sleeper coach

KEEPING IN view the rush of passengers and the long waiting list, North-Eastern Railway has decided to attach an extra sleeper coach to several mails and express trains.

india Updated: Jun 12, 2006 00:05 IST

KEEPING IN view the rush of passengers and the long waiting list, North-Eastern Railway has decided to attach an extra sleeper coach to several mails and express trains. 

The coaches will be added to around half a dozen express and passenger trains besides two pairs of special summer trains between Gorakhpur to Lokmanya Tilak Terminus. The special train 0524 will leave from Gorakhpur to Lokmanya Tilak Terminus on June 12, while 0523 train would start from Tilak Terminus on June 14 and 16. Another special summer train 0502 between Gorakhpur to Yashwantpur will start from June 12.

The extra coaches will be added to 1060 Chhapra Lokmanya Tilak Terminus and 1053 Godan Express. Two each sleeper coaches will be added to Gorakhpur Ahmedabad Express train from June 12 and in Purvanchal Express. In 2555 Gorakhpur Rohtak Express, 5050 Gorakhpur Howrah Express, 2559 Varanasi to New Delhi Shiv Ganga Express and in 5018 Gorakhpur Lokmanya Tilak Dada Express, in 5090 Gorakhpur Sikandrabad Express and in 2534 Lucknow Mumbai Pushpak Express one extra sleeper class coach will be added.

Besides, a few trains would have extra coaches on a particular day keeping in view the rush of passengers. Sleeper coaches have also been scheduled in 5090 Gorakhpur Sikandrabad Express from June 14. The train would leave from Gorakhpur and 5089 would leave .