Keeping in view of the upcoming festive season, the NF Railway (NFR) has decided to provide more services of Vistadome Special trains during this month in addition to the existing Vistadome Special services.
The Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) has also decided to change the timings of the passenger train running between Silchar and Jiribam.
According to the NFR, among the additional services of the Vistadome Special trains, one train will run between New Jalpaiguri and Alipurduar junction, another will run between Guwahati and New Haflong in Dima Hasao district.
The operational days and timings of the passenger special trains connecting Jiribam in Manipur with Silchar in Assam will be changed from October 7, 2021 to facilitate better communication of the users, said Guneet Kaur,
chief public relations officer (NFR) in a statement.
Additional services of Vistadome Special trains:
Train No. 05890/05891 Guwahati-New Haflong-Guwahati Vistadome special will run on October 5, 7, 8, 10, 11, 12, 14, 15 and October 17, 2021.
Train No. 05890 Guwahati-New Haflong Vistadome special will leave from Guwahati at 6:35 am to reach New Haflong at 11:55 am.
In return direction, train No. 05891 New Haflong-Guwahati Vistadome special will leave from New Haflong at 5:00 pm to reach Guwahati at 10:45 pm.
The train will have stoppages at Manderdisa and Maibong stations.
Another train No. 05779/05780 New Jalpaiguri-Alipurduar Junction-New Jalpaiguri Vistadome special will run on October 6, 11, 12, 13 and October 18, 2021.
Train No. 05779 New Jalpaiguri- Alipurduar Junction Vistadome special will leave from New Jalpaiguri at 7:20 am to reach Alipurduar Junction at 1:00 pm.
In return direction, train No. 05780 Alipurduar Junction-New Jalpaiguri Vistadome special will leave from Alipurduar Junction at 2:00 pm to reach New Jalpaiguri at 7:00 pm.
The train will have stoppages at Siliguri Junction, Sivok, New Mal Junction, Chalsa, Madarihat, Hasimara and Raja Bhatkhawa stations.
Changed days and timings of passenger special train: Train No. 05659 Silchar – Jiribam passenger special will run two days a week – on Monday and Wednesday leaving from Silchar at 4-55 pm to reach Jiribam at 8-00 pm.
In return direction, Train No. 05660 Jiribam-Silchar passenger special will run two days a week – on Tuesday and Thursday leaving from Jiribam at 6-00 am to reach Silchar at 9-20 am.
This change in timing has been done to fulfill the long-standing demand of the people of Jiribam, the statement said.
“The details of stoppages and timings of these trains are available on IRCTC website and are also being notified in various newspapers and social media platforms of N.F. Railway. Passengers are requested to note these details before undertaking their journey,” the NF Railway CPRO stated.
The passengers have been requested to observe the Covid-19 related safety measures and instructions of their respective states during journey.