Special Trains for Holi Festival – 2016

Holi Special trains List for 2016 are announced by Indian Railways. Want to know the list of Special trains for Holi festival 2016? Do you wish to celebrate the Holi Festival in your Native home? Wish to book train ticket for Holi? Did all tickets have booked for Holi? Don’t have tickets in train?  Don’t worry Indian Railways has announced Holi Special Trains 2016

Holi Festival Special Trains List – 2016:

Many of people want to celebrate the Holi Festival especially people from North India. Holi is one famous North India festival as south India is famous for Pongal & Diwali Festival. Holi festival is celebrated across North India especially from Delhi, Mumbai, Patna, Kolkata, Gorakhpur, Asansol, Howrah, Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, Lokmanya Tilak Terminus and Karmali , Bhatni , Nagpur etc… When I was speaking with my north Indian friend he told that he was searching for Holi Special trains list 2016 and he also told me that he is not getting exact information in Internet

So we already were finding & writing for south Indian festival special Trains, now we want to gather information on list of special trains for Holi 2016 and publish the same. Here we have gathered information from official railway website regarding the special trains announced for Holi. You can check out the 2016 Holi Festival Special trains below

To clear the extra rush during Holi Festival 2016 all railway zones such as eastern railway, Northern Railway, Western railway & southern railway announced special trains today.

Holi Special Train Names Train Numbers Source Station Departure Time Destination Station Arrival Time
Gorakhpur-Bandra Terminus Weekly Special Train 02533 Gorakhpur 7 a.m. Bandra Terminus 5.35 p.m.(next day)
Bandra Terminus – Gorakhpur Weekly Special Train 02534 Bandra Terminus 5.10 a.m. Gorakhpur 2.40 p.m.(next day)
Bhubaneswar-Patna Holi Special Train 08449 Bhubaneswar 3:30 p.m. Patna 11:40 a.m.(next day)
Patna- Bhubaneswar Holi Special Train 08450 Patna 2 p.m. Bhubaneswar 7 a.m.(next day)
Puri-Bhanjapur Special 08492 Puri 7:45 p.m. Bhanjapur 3 a.m.(next day)
Bhanjapur-Puri Special 08491 Bhanjapur 11:15 p.m. Puri 5:30 a.m.(next day)
Holi Special Train Wallpaper
Holi Special Train Wallpaper

Eastern Railway:

3 Pairs of Special trains for Holi between Kolkata – Gorakhpur- Asansol, Howrah – Patna are announced. Find the details below

03131/03132 Kolkata-Gorakhpur Holi special:

Train No. 03131 Kolkata-Gorakhpur Holi special will leave Kolkata station o­n March 21, 2016 (Monday) at 20.05 hrs. And reach Gorakhpur at 14.00 hrs. the next day. The train will leave Gorakhpur (03132) at 15.30 hrs. O­n Tuesday (22.3.2016) and will terminate at Asansol at 5.00 hrs. The next day.

03073/03074 Howrah – Patna Jansadharan Holi special:

Train No. 03073 Howrah-Patna Jansadharan Holi special will leave Howrah o­n 20.3.2016 (Sunday) at 20.15 hrs. and reach Patna at 6.00 hrs. the next day. The down train (03074) will leave Patna Jn. o­n 21.3.20165 (Monday) at 8.55 hrs. And reach Howrah at 18.55 hrs. The same day.

03041/03042 Howrah – rexall Jansadharan Holi special:

Train No. 03041 Howrah-Rexall Jansadharan Holi special will leave Howrah o­n 22.3.2016 (Tuesday) at 22.50 hrs. And reach Rexall at 15.45 hrs. the next day. The down train (03042) will leave Raxaul o­n 25.3.2016 (Friday) at 20.15 hrs. And reach Howrah at 12.15 hrs. The next day.

Central Railway has decided to run 20 special trains between Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus / Lokmanya Tilak Terminus and Karmali / Gorakhpur / Bhatni / Nagpur to clear the extra rush of passengers during Holi Festival.

01005/01006 Lokmanya Tilak Termius – Karmali Holi Weekly AC Special

Train No. 01005 Special will leave Lokmanya Tilak Terminus at 01.10 hrs o­n 18.3.2016 & 25.3.2016 (midnight of 17/18 & 24/25.3.2016) and will arrive Karmali at 11.30 hrs same day.Train No. 01006 Special will leave Karmali at 13.10 hrs o­n 18.3.2016 & 25.3.2016 and will arrive Lokmanya Tilak Terminus at 00.20 hrs next day. It runs weekly AC Special

Halts: Thane, Panvel, Roha, Khed, Chiplun, Ratnagiri, Kankavali, Kudal, Sawantwadi Road & Thivim.

01089/01090 Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus – Karmali Holi Weekly Special

Train No. 01089 Special will leave Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai at 00.20 hrs o­n 19.3.2016 & 26.3.2016 (midnight of 18/19 & 25/26.3.2016) and will arrive Karmali at 11.30 hrs same day. Train No. 01090 Special will leave Karmali at 13.10 hrs o­n 19.3.2016 & 26.3.2016 and will arrive Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai at 23.50 hrs same day. It’s a Mumbai weekly special

Halts: Dadar, Thane, Panvel, Roha, Khed, Chiplun, Ratnagiri, Kankavali, Kudal, Sawantwadi Road & Thivim.

01013/01014 Lokmanya Tilak Terminus – Nagpur Holi Weekly Special

Train No. 01013 Special will leave Lokmanya Tilak Terminus at 00.45 hrs o­n 22.3.2016 & 29.3.2016 (Mid Night of 21/22.3.2016 & 28/29.3.2016) and will arrive Nagpur at 15.00 hrs same day.

Train No. 01014 Special will leave Nagpur at 21.15 hrs o­n 22.3.2016 & 29.3.2016 and will arrive Lokmanya Tilak Terminus at 12.15 hrs next day.

Halts: Thane, Kalyan, Igatpuri, Nasik Road, Manmad, Jalgaon, Bhuswal, Malkapur, Akola, Badnera, Dhamangaon, Pulgaon and Wardha

01047/01047 Chatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai – Gorkhapur Holi Weekly Special:

Train No. 01047 Special will leave Chatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai at 15.35 hrs o­n 21.3.2016 & 28.3.2016 and will arrive Gorkhapur at 08.00 hrs third day.

Train No. 01048 Special will leave Gorkhapur at 10.30 hrs o­n 23.3.2016 & 30.3.2016 and will arrive Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai at 23.15 hrs next day.

Halts: Dadar, Kalyan, Igatpuri, Nasik Road, Manmad, Bhusaval, Itarsi, Jabalpur, Satna, Manikpur, Allahabad, Janghai, Shahganj, Khorasan Road, Azamgarh, Muhammadabad, Mau, Bhatni & Deoria Sadar

01023/01024 Lokmanya Tilak Terminus –Bhatni Junction Holi Weekly Special:

Train No. 01023 Special will leave Lokmanya Tilak Terminus at 11.20 hrs o­n 18.3.2016 & 25.3.2016 and will arrive Bhatni Jn. at 19.15 hrs next day.

Train No. 01024 Special will leave Bhatni Jn. at 21.15 hrs o­n 19.3.2016 & 26.3.2016 and will arrive Lokmanya Tilak Terminus at 04.10 hrs third day.

Halts: Thane, Kalyan, Igatpuri, Nasik Road, Bhusaval, Itarsi, Jabalpur, Katni, Satna, Manikpur, Allahabad, Janghai, Shahganj, Azamgarh and Mau.

Reservation: Bookings for fully Reserved Holi Special trains o­n special charges from Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus / Lokmanya Tilak Terminus for Train No.01005, 01089, 01047, 01023 and 01013/01014 will open from 04.03.2016. For other Trains booking will be announced shortly

08449/08450 Bhubaneswar – Patna Holi Weekly Special:

08449 Bhubaneswar- Patna Holi Special Train will leave Bhubaneswar at 1535hrs on March 18 and 25, 2016 (Fridays) and will reach at Patna at 11: 40hrs on the following days, ECoR said in a release. In the return direction, 08450 Patna-Bhubaneswar Holi Special Train will leave Patna at 14: 00hrs on March 19 and 26, 2016 (Saturdays) and will arrive at Bhubaneswar at 07:00 hrs on the next days, it said.

Halts: Cuttack, Jajpur Keonjhar Road, Bhadrak, Balasore, Hijli, Adra, Asansol, Chittaranjan, Jasidih, Jhajha, Kiul, Mokama and Fathuha between Bhubaneswar and Patna.

08492/08491 Puri –  Bhanjapur – Holi Special:

08492 Puri-Bhanjapur Holi Special will leave Puri at 1945 hrs on every Friday between February 26 and March 25, 2016 and reach Bhanjapur at 0300hrs the following days. In return direction, 08491 Bhanjapur (Baripada)-Puri Special will leave Bhanjapur at 2315 hrs on every Saturday between February 27 and March 26, 2016 and arrive Puri at 0530 hrs on the next days, the release said.

Halts: Khurda Road, Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Jajpur Keonjhar Road, Bhadrak, Soro, Balasore, Rupsa, Betonati and Baripada between Puri and Bhanjapur.

02533/02534 Gorakhpur –  Bandra Terminus Weekly Holi Special Train:

The 02533 Gorakhpur – Bandra Terminus Weekly  Holi Special Train will depart o­n every Thursday at 7.00 a.m. from Gorakhpur from 03.3.2016 to 31.3.2016 (05 trips) to reach Bandra Terminus at 05.35 p.m. the next day.

Train No. 02534 Bandra Terminus – Gorakhpur Weekly Special Train will depart o­n every Saturday at 05.10 a.m. from Bandra Terminus from 05.3.2016 to 02.4.2016 (05 Trips) to reach Gorakhpur at 02.40 p.m. the next day.

Halts: Khalilabad, Basti, Gonda, Barabanki, Lucknow (NR), Kanpur Central, Kannauj, Farrukhabad, Kasganj, Hathras City, Mathura Jn., Acchnera, Bharatpur, Sawai Madhopur, Kota, Nagda, Ratlam, Godhra, Vadodara, Surat, Vapi, Virar and Borivali stations enroute in both the directions.

The special train will have general class, second class, sleeper & air-conditioned train coaches

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3 Comments

  1. The Indian Railways has announced a list of special trains to clear the extra rush during the peak season, considering Holi festival is just round the corner.

  2. Thank you for your valuable information !! I can go to my home for this holi festival 🙂

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