Eastern Railway to run Howrah-New Jalpaiguri premium (Weekly) special train
To cater to extra rush of summer holiday makers, Eastern Railway will run Howrah - New Jalpaiguri Premium Weekly special train on every Saturday between May 17 and June 28.
The up train (03059) will leave Howrah at 0030 hrs and reach New Jalpaiguri at 0910 hrs. The down train (03060) will leave New Jalpaiguri at 1305 hrs and reach Howrah at 2145 hrs on the same day, Eastern railway sources said here today.
The train will have sleeper class and air-conditioned coaches. There will be no general second class coaches in this premium train.
The advance reservation period for a premium train will be a maximum of 15 days. There shall be no provision for waiting list in the train. No concession or pass shall be applicable on this train and adult fare shall be charged for all passengers irrespective of their age. Only E-Tickets will be permitted for booking.
No refund shall be granted for any reason except in case the train is fully cancelled or Railways is unable to allot berth to the passenger.
Booking at current counter after charting would be allowed at remote stations also for selling the vacant berths, if any.
Seventy per cent of the berths will be allotted on end-to-end basis.
(Posted on 08-04-2014)