SCR to run 94 Sankranti special trains
These trains will run from January 2 to January 20, 2023
HYDERABAD: The South Central Railway (SCR), which frequently runs special trains for significant occasions during the holiday and festival seasons, is operating 94 Sankranti special trains due to the huge demand for travel between the two Telugu states during the Sankranti season.
SCR has announced the operation of Sankranti special trains between various destinations and these trains will run from January 2 to January 20, 2023.
According to SCR, 94 trips of special train services will be operated on the above dates, not only between the two Telugu states but also to other popular destinations. These train services have a diverse coach composition that includes both reserved and unreserved coaches to accommodate all passenger segments.
Rail passengers looking for reserved accommodations can book their tickets online through the IRCTC website as well as at the Railway PRS counters. Similarly, passengers who wish to travel by unreserved coaches can purchase their tickets through the UTS mobile App, avoiding long lines at General Counters.
Arun Kumar Jain, General Manager, South Central Railway has appealed to the rail users to make use of this opportunity of additional travel facility provided by the Zone and make their journey safe, comfortable and hassle free. The Zone is taking up several measures to handle Sankranti rush and provide transport facility to the passengers smoothly by pooling its available resources. Further, the zone is preparing plans to introduce more number of special trains as per the availability of resources like rolling stock, route, staff etc. in the coming days. The routes in which demand is more is being analysed on regular basis so as to operate the trains more effectively to serve the purpose.