For the convenience of devotees on the occasion of Shravani Mela, Railways has started operating Shravani Mela special trains between Patna-Asansol, Gaya-Jasidih, Raxaul-Bhagalpur and Gorakhpur-Deoghar. Apart from this, a two-minute stoppage has been given for five pairs of trains at Sultanganj station. Chief Public Relations Officer of East Central Railway, Virendra Kumar gave the information.
Asansol-Patna-Asansol Shravani Mela Special
03511 Asansol-Patna will leave Asansol at 16:50 hrs on Monday and Wednesday from July 3 to August 30 and reach Patna at 23.55 hrs. In return direction, 03512 Patna-Asansol will leave Patna at 01:15 hrs on Tuesday and Thursday from July 4 to August 31 and reach Asansol at 08:30 hrs the next day.
Gaya-Jasidih-Gaya Shravani Mela Special
03698 Gaya-Jasidih will leave Gaya at 20:55 hrs daily to reach Patna at 23:45 hrs from 5th July to 31st August and will leave Patna at 23:55 hrs and reach Jasidih at 05:45 hrs the next day. 03653 Jasidih-Gaya will leave Jasidih at 07:45 hrs and reach Patna at 14:40 hrs daily from 6th July to 1st September and leave Patna at 14.50 hrs to reach Gaya at 17:50 hrs.
Raxaul-Bhagalpur-Raxaul Shravani Mela Special
05508 Raxaul-Bhagalpur will leave Raxaul at 05:15 every day and reach Bhagalpur at 14:30 the same day. 05507 Bhagalpur-Raxaul will depart Bhagalpur at 16:30 hrs daily and reach Raxaul at 03:15 hrs the next day.
Every Sunday from 9th July to 27th August, train no. 13236/13235 Danapur-Sahibganj-Danapur Intercity Express will run as per timing and stoppage.
Gorakhpur-Deoghar-Gorakhpur Unreserved Shravani Mela Special
05028 Gorakhpur-Deoghar unreserved Shravani Mela special via Hajipur-Shahpur Patori-Barauni-Munger-Sultanganj-Bhagalpur will leave Gorakhpur at 20:00 hrs every day till 31st August and reach Deoghar at 12:40 hrs. 05027 Deoghar-Gorakhpur Unreserved Shravani Mela Special will depart Deoghar at 18:50 hrs daily till September 1 and reach Gorakhpur at 11:20 hrs the next day.
These trains will stop at Sultanganj station
12253 Yesvantpur – Bhagalpur Ang Express (Weekly) at 08.25 hrs
12254 Bhagalpur – Yesvantpur Ang Express (Weekly) departs at 14:15.
13423 Bhagalpur-Ajmer Express (Weekly) departs at 13:43.
13424 Ajmer-Bhagalpur Express (Weekly) departs at 14:08.
13429 Malda Town – Anand Vihar Express (Weekly) at 13:16 hrs
13430 Anand Vihar – Malda Town Express (Weekly) departs at 18:11.
15619 Gaya-Kamakhya Express (Weekly) : 17:53 hrs
15620 Kamakhya-Gaya Express (Weekly) at 00:18
15626 Agartala-Deoghar Express (Weekly) departs at 01.56 hrs.
15625 Deoghar – Agartala Express (Weekly) : 23:03 hrs
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Five minute stop at Jasidih station
During the Mela period, many trains will stop at Jasidih station for five minutes. All mail/express except 12305/06 Kolkata Rajdhani Express, 12273/74 Duronto Express, 12023/24 Janshatabdi Express, 12303/04 Poorva Express, 12359/60 Garib Rath Express, 12235/36 Humsafar Express stopping at Jasidih station. /passenger train included. Train number 03480 Kiul-Jamalpur DEMU special is being extended up to Sultanganj during the Mela period.