2,000 trains for festive season

July 15, 2018 12:00 am | Updated 04:40 am IST - New Delhi

Preparing for the upcoming festive season, the Indian Railways is planning to introduce about 2,000 special trains between September and November.

About 600 trains will be run in September, about 1,000 trains in October and nearly 500 trains in November. Of these, nearly 1,180 trains will be added by the Northern Railways.

Last year, 2,094 special trains were run during this period, a Railways official said.

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