Sealdah-New Delhi Rajdhani Express is going to run from October. Ministry of Railways approved this proposal of starting the operation of Rajdhani Express. The proposal was sent by Eastern Railways, which was further approved by the Railway Board. On the other side Howrah-New Delhi Rajdhani Express is currently running from phase 1. Sealdah Rajdhani Express will run as a special train. The train number of this train will be 02313/02314.In the proposal,Eastern Railways said that with the relaxation of travel rules throughout the country, there is a heavy demand of passengers from Eastern Railway originating stations to various parts of the country. In this context, an analysis has been made of the occupancy levels and revenue earned of the important long distance Mail/Exp trains. Based on this, it is felt that Railway Board may be requested to give permission for resumption of 13 Mail/Exp trains which will not only help the... more...
passengers to reach their destination easily but also give a boost to the coaching revenueof Eastern Railway.
So as in October, Railways already going to start more than 100 Special Trains to cater the rush of festivals, Sealdah Rajdhani is one of them. All the zonal railways are eagerly waiting to run their popular trains. Passengers are continuously demanding to increase the number of trains from their originating station. Due to cancellation of all trains due to COVID-19, Railways already loosing hundreds of Crore rupees per day.Starting of trains will help to revive the economical condition of Railways and also fulfills the demands of passengers. Other than Sealdah Rajdhani, ministry of railways also approved running of 13-15 more trains of Eastern Railways. Some of its trains are going to start from this last week itself and others going to start from October. Other than this, Railway Board is also going to operate 100s of more Special Trains to manage the rush of Chhath and Diwali during October and November.These special trains will mostly goes in North India.
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