The Railways have decided to run special air-conditioned trains between Pune (Maharashtra) and Santragachi (West Bengal) to handle the festival rush. The first train will leave from Pune at 10 AM on October 3 and reach Santragachi the next day, a release from Nagpur division of South East Central Railway said.
Similarly, train 01420 will depart from Santragachi at 6 AM on October 3 and arrive in Pune the next day at 8.05 PM. The trains will consist of 13 coaches of 3AC and two generator sets.
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The train number 01419 leaving Pune will pass through Nagpur at 1.20 AM next day and similarly, train 01420 will pass through Nagpur at 1.30 AM on October 4 before reaching Pune, it said.