The Samikhsya Bureau
NEW DELHI: Indian Railways does not operate train services on State wise basis as Railway network straddles across State boundaries.
However, for the Kumbh Mela at Haridwar, Indian Railways has made adequate arrangements, keeping in view the concerns and suggestions of State Governments, in view of the prevailing COVID-19 situation, Ministry of Railways stated.
Twelve pairs of Kumbh Mela Specials, which are in addition to the existing services bound for Haridwar, are being operated.
Besides, 15 pairs of trains bound for Haridwar, have also been augmented for generating additional accommodation for the pilgrims.
However, passengers may avail suitable change over en route at stations like Delhi for travelling to Haridwar, the Ministry explained.