Haridwar Kumbh Mela 2021: From new station to particular trains, Indian Railways takes varied steps for devotees
Northern Railways will run 30 to 35 particular trains along with 25 common trains for Kumbh Mela.
Planning to go to the Haridwar Kumbh Mela 2021? If sure, you can be glad to know that Piyush Goyal-chaired Railway Ministry is making particular preparations for the truthful. The central and state governments have been busy with the preparations for Haridwar Kumbh Mela 2021 for a while. Apart from, Indian Railways has additionally been getting ready for the truthful. In response to a Dainik Bhaskar report, work is occurring at varied railway stations at a price of about Rs 661 crores. Other than this, a brand new railway station has additionally been constructed. Other than the present trains, the nationwide transporter can also be set to run varied particular practice providers. With the Makar Sankranti falling on 14 January, devotees will begin coming, which can proceed until the month of April.
The brand new Yog Nagri Rishikesh railway station has been arrange at a price of about Rs 220 crore. Three new platforms have been constructed on the station, with two sick traces and two washing traces. Additionally, within the washing line, an computerized coach washing plant has been put in. There may be nonetheless single line between Haridwar to Laksar. The road doubling work on this 27 km lengthy stretch will likely be accomplished by December 2020 at a price of round Rs 346 crores.
In response to Northern Railways, the zone will run 30 to 35 particular trains along with 25 common trains for Kumbh Mela. For this, a whole plan has been ready and senior zonal railway officers are always supervising it. The Northern Railway zone will likely be working these further particular practice providers for the Kumbh Mela contemplating the variety of devotees.
In the meantime, varied different works have been initiated by the nationwide transporter for the truthful. New foot-over bridges have been developed at Haridwar, Rishikesh, Motichur, Ethal, Pathri and Jwalapur railway stations. Other than this, further platform floor, shelter, water cubicles in addition to circulating areas have been supplied at these railway stations. Furthermore, 83 unreserved, 21 reserved and 16 inquiry counters have been opened at these stations for passengers. Moreover, preparations have been made for 340 CCTV cameras at round 10 stations together with Prepare Data System, the report added.