Durga Puja 2020: NFR introduces special trains from Guwahati and Silchar

Silchar: In order to make your travel hassle-free, the Northeast Frontier Railway introduced two special trains from Guwahati and Silchar ahead of the Durga Puja season this year.

Train No- 05611 from Guwahati to Silchar will be running from on October 22 to October 30 (Mon, Thurs and Sat).

Train No- 05612 from Silchar to Guwahati will be running from October 21 to 29 (Wed, Fri and Sun).

As many as 20 plus local and mail trains will be operating under the Northeast Frontier Railways during this festive season.

Speaking to Midage in this regard, Northeast Frontier Railways, PRO, Nipen Bhattacharya said, “So far 20 plus special trains will be running under Northeast Frontier Railways during this festive season. We have been maintaining strict COVID-19 protocols, hence, we urged all the passengers to follow the COVID-19 guidelines while travelling.”

Bhattacharya also urged the passengers to download the Aarogya Setu App. He further asked the Passengers to report one hour before the scheduled departure of their trains.

All the passengers will have to undergo temperature scanning before they board for their trains.

Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) will be conducted for passengers coming from outside the state of Assam.

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