Given the crowds of passengers and their ease ahead of the festival of colors, Holi, Indian Railways has announced that it will run 196 special trains to give priority to the festive crowd and provide connectivity between different destinations in major cities, an official said. .
According to the Ministry of Railways, special trains are planned to connect major destinations across the country on railway routes such as Delhi- Patna, Delhi- Bhagalpur, Delhi-Muzaffarpur, Delhi-Saharsa, Gorakhpur-Mumbai, Kolkata-Puri, Guwahati-Ranchi, New Delhi- Sri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra, Jaipur- Bandra Terminus and Pune- Danapur etc.
Crowd control measures through formation queuing at terminal stations supervised by Railway Protection Force (RPF) personnel for orderly entry of passengers into unreserved carriages.
“Additional RPF personnel have been deployed at major stations to ensure passenger safety. At major stations, agents are deployed for emergency services to ensure the smooth running of trains. Staff are deployed to different sections to prioritize any disruptions to train service. to deal with,” the ministry said.
Measures have been taken for frequent and timely reporting of arrivals and departures of trains with platform numbers.
With Holi just around the corner, the celebrations for the festival have already begun. There is a sense of excitement among the people as they prepare to enjoy the festival of colors with their friends and family.
The festival of Holi celebrates the spirit of inclusiveness and humanity and heralds the beginning of spring in the Indian subcontinent.
The festival marks the triumph of good over evil and is celebrated over two days – Holika Dahan and Holi Milan.
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