Guwahati, July 05: Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) has decided to run one Shatabdi special train between New Jalpaiguri – Howrah and another Jan Shatabdi special train between Guwahati – Jorhat Town from 12th July 2021 until further advice. These trains will run six days a week (except Sunday) on the existing paths and timings of 12042/12041 (between New Jalpaiguri – Howrah) and 12067/12068 (between Guwahati – Jorhat Town) for the benefit of passengers.
Among these special trains:
- Train No. 02842 New Jalpaiguri – Howrah Shatabdi special will leave from New Jalpaiguri at 05-30 hours to reach Howrah at 13-35 hours on the same day. In the return direction, Train No. 02841 Howrah – New Jalpaiguri Shatabdi special will leave from Howrah at 14-15 hours to reach New Jalpaiguri at 22-35 hours on that day. The train will have stoppages at Kishanganj, Barsoi, Malda Town, New Farakka, and Bolpur Shantiniketan stations.
- Train No. 02067 Guwahati – Jorhat Town Jan Shatabdi special will leave from Guwahati at 06-10 hours to reach Jorhat Town at 13-00 hours on the same day.
In the return direction, Train No. 02068 Jorhat Town – Guwahati Jan Shatabdi special will leave from Jorhat Town at 14-30 hours to reach Guwahati at 21-20 hours on that day. The train will have stoppages at Chaparmukh junction, Hojai, Lanka, Lumding, Diphu, Bokajan, Furkating junction, and Mariani junction stations. The stoppage of this train at Dimapur station is temporarily curtailed due to restrictions imposed by the Nagaland state government on stoppages of trains at Dimapur until further advice.
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The details of stoppages and timings of these trains are available on Railway’s website and are also being notified in various newspapers and social media platforms of N.F. Railway. Passengers are requested to see these details before undertaking their journey.
On arrival at their destination, the passengers will have to adhere to prevailing health protocols of the destination state.