Indian Railways To Cancel 16 Special Trains From May 7: Check List


Indian Railways has canceled 16 more special trains service from 07th May, due to low occupancy amid the rising cases of coronavirus in the country.

According to a press release issued by Eastern Railways, 16 special trains are being discontinued effect from 7 May 2021.

Here is the full list of special trains that are canceled by the Eastern Railway zone due to poor occupancy:

Train NumberTrain NameFreqency
02019Howrah-Ranchi SpecialSix days a week except for Sundays
02020Ranchi-Howrah SpecialSix days a week except for Sundays
02339Howrah-Dhanbad SpecialDaily
02340Dhanbad-Howrah SpecialDaily
03027Howrah-Azimganj SpecialDaily
03028Azimganj-Howrah SpecialDaily
03047Howrah-Rampurhat SpecialDaily
03048Rampurhat-Howrah SpecialDaily
03117Kolkata-Lalgola SpecialTue, Thu, Fri and Sun
03118Lalgola-Kolkata SpecialMon, Wed, Fri, and Sat
03187Sealdah-Rampurhat SpecialDaily
03188Rampurhat-Sealdah SpecialDaily
03401Bhagalpur-Danapur SpecialDaily
03402Danapur-Bhagalpur SpecialDaily
03501Haldia-Asansol SpecialSix days a week except for Sundays
03502Asansol-Haldia SpecialSix days a week except for Sundays

It must be noted that recently the North Western Railway (NWR) has also canceled 40 trains due to the situation resulting from COVID-19 and low passenger load.


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