Diwali 2016 Special Trains Through North India

Northern Railway and North Eastern Railway have announced festival special trains to be run during the for Diwali and Durga Puja festival and holiday season months of October and November 2016. Given here are trains that run through North India, connecting the states of Jammu & Kashmir, Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar with each other and with Delhi. Special trains from North India to Kolkata or West Bengal are not included here. Click on the train number to know the detailed timetable, seat/berth accommodation availability and so on for these special trains. All trains shown here feature special fares (usual fares+Tatkal charges) unless otherwise mentioned. Suvidha trains have dynamic fares.

Click on the train number to know the detailed timetable, seat/berth accommodation availability and so on for these special trains. All trains shown here feature special fares (usual fares+Tatkal charges) unless otherwise mentioned. Suvidha trains have dynamic fares.

  • Click here for Diwali and Durga Puja special trains between North India and Kolkata.
  • Click here for Durga Puja special trains within the Eastern sector (NFR, WB, BR, JH).
  • Click here for Durga Puja special trains between Kolkata and the southern states.

Diwali Special Trains 2016 Between Delhi/Punjab/Haryana/J&K

82401/82402 Old Delhi Jn – Sri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra – Old Delhi Triweekly Diwali AC Suvidha Special (NR)

  • 82401 Suvidha Special train from Old Delhi Jn DLI to Sri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra SVDK will run on Saturdays, Mondays, Thursdays October 01, 03, 06, 08, 10, 13, 15, 17, 20, 22, 24, 27, 29, 31 and November 03, 05, 07, 10, 12, 14, 17 2106. Timings: Departs DLI: 2305 (Sa, M, Th), UMB: 0233 (Su, Tu, F), LDH: 0435, JRC: 0540, JAT: 1010, UHP: 1135, arrives SVDK: 1215 (Su, Tu, F).
  • 82402 Suvidha Special train from Sri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra SVDK to Old Delhi Jn DLI will run on Sundays, Tuesdays, Fridays October 02, 04, 07, 09, 11, 14, 16, 18, 21, 23, 25, 28, 30 and November 01, 04, 06, 08, 11, 13, 15, 18 2016. Timetable: Departs SVDK: 1400 (Su, Tu, F), UHP: 1435, JAT: 1605, PTKC: 1805, LDH: 2150, UMB: 2355, arrives DLI: 0340 (M, F, Sa).

Composition: 12 AC 3 tier, 02 EOG (14 coaches LHB rake).

Route and Stoppages: Panipat Jn., Ambala Cantonment Jn., Ludhiana Jn., Jalandhar Cantonment Jn., Pathankot Cantonment, Jammu Tawi, Udhampur.

04401/04402 Delhi Anand Vihar – Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra – Delhi Anand Vihar Triweekly Diwali Sleeper Special Express (NR)

  • 04401 Festival special from Delhi Anand Vihar Terminal ANVT to Udhampur UHP J&K will run on all Thursdays, Saturdays, Mondays in October and November 2016. Timetable: Departs ANVT: 2245 (M, Th, Sa), MTC: 0006 (Tu, F, Su), UMB: 0350, LDH: 0605, JAT: 1110, arrives UHP: 1240 (Tu, F, Su).
  • 04402 festival special from Udhampur UHP J&K to Delhi Anand Vihar ANVT will run on all Fridays, Sundays, Tuesdays in October and November 2015. Timetable: Departs UHP: 1440, (Tu, F, Su), JAT: 1550, JRC: 2040, UMB: 2358, MTC: 0358 (W, Sa, M), arrives ANVT: 0530 (W, Sa, M).

Composition: 12 Sleeper Coaches, 07 General Unreserved, 02 SLRs (21 coaches).

Route and Stoppages: Ghaziabad, Meerut City, Saharanpur, Ambala Cantonment, Ludhiana, Jalandhar Cantonment, Pathankot Cantonment, Jammu Tawi.

04503/04504 Kalka – Shri Mata Vaishnodevi Katra – Kalka Thursdays Diwali Special (NR)

04503/04504 will run on all Thursdays in September (01, 08, 15, 22, 29), October (06, 13, 20, 27) and November (03, 10, 17, 24) 2016 from either end. Timetables:

  • 04503 special train from Kalka KLK to Shri Mata Vaishnodevi Katra SVDK will depart KLK: 0130 (Thu), CDG: 0225, LDH: 0435, PTKC: 0745, JAT: 1050, UHP: 1218, arrives SVDK: 1300 (Thu).
  • 04504 special train from Shri Mata Vaishnodevi Katra SVDK to Kalka KLK will depart SVDK: 2120 (Thu), UHP: 2155, JAT: 2315, PTKC: 0105 (Fri), LDH: 0405, CDG: 0700, arrives KLK: 0750 (Fri).

Accommodation: 01 AC 2 tier, 02 AC 3 tier, 05 Sleeper Coaches, 06 General Unreserved, 02 SLRs (16 coaches).

Route and Stoppages: Chandigarh, Ludhiana, Pathankot Cantonment, Jammu Tawi, Udhampur.

Diwali Special Trains 2016 Between Delhi and UP/Bihar

04414/04413 | 04415/04416 Lucknow – New Delhi | Delhi Hazrat Nizamuddin – Lucknow Diwali AC Holiday Specials (NR)

  • 04414 AC special from Delhi Hazrat Nizamuddin NZM to Lucknow Charbagh NR will run on Tuesdays October 04, 11, 18, 25, November 01, 08, 15 2016. Timetable: Departs NZM: 2315 (Mon), GZB: 0027 (Tue), MB: 0240, arrives LKO: 0800 (Tue).
  • 04416 AC special from New Delhi NDLS to Lucknow Charbagh NR LKO will run on Wednesdays October 05, 12, 19, 26, November 02, 09, 16 2016. Timetable: Departs NDLS: 1925 (Wed), GZB: 2007, MB: 2240, arrives LKO: 0430 (Thu).
  • 04413 | 04415 AC specials from Lucknow Charbagh NR LKO to New Delhi NDLS | Delhi Hazrat Nizamuddin NZM will run on Tuesdays | Thursdays October 04, 06, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27, November 01, 03, 08, 10, 15, 17 2016. Schedule: Departs LKO: 1935 (Tu, Th), MB: 0050 (W, F), GZB: 0322, arrives NDLS: 0415 | NZM: 0430 (W, F).

Accommodation: AC First Class, AC 2 tier, AC 3 tier.

Route and Stoppages: Moradabad, Ghaziabad.

82406/82405 Old Delhi Jn – Darbhanga – Old Delhi Biweekly AC Suvidha Diwali Special (NR)

  • 82406 AC Suvidha special from Old Delhi Jn DLI to Darbhanga DBG Bihar will run on all Mondays, Thursdays in October (03, 06, 10, 13, 17, 20, 24, 27, 31) and November (03, 07, 10, 14, 17, 21, 24, 28) 2016. Timings: Departs DLI: 1115 (Mo, Th), MB: 1400, LKO: 1850, BST: 2230, GKP: 0015 (Tu, F), CPR: 0345, MFP: 0645, arrives DBG: 0930 (Tu, F).
  • 82405 AC Suvidha special from Darbhanga DBG Bihar to Old Delhi Jn DLI will run on Tuesdays, Fridays in October (04, 07, 11,1 4, 18, 21, 25, 28) and November (01, 04, 08, 11, 15, 18, 22, 25, 29) 2016. Timetable: Departs DBG: 1200 (Tu, F), HJP: 1600, CPR: 1800, GKP: 2035, GD: 2335, LKO: 0235 (W, Sa), MB: 0950, arrives DLI: 1240 (W, Sa).

Composition: 04 AC 2 tier, 10 AC 3 tier, 01 AC Pantry Car, 02 SLRs (17 coaches ICF AC rake).

Route and Stoppages: Moradabad, Bareilly, Lucknow Charbagh NR, Gonda, Basti, Gorakhpur, Deoria Sadar, Siwan, Chhapra, Hajipur, Muzaffarpur, Samastipur.

82404/82403 New Delhi – Barauni – New Delhi Biweekly AC Suvidha Special (NR)

  • 82404 Suvidha special from New Delhi NDLS to Barauni BJU Bihar will run on all Tuesdays, Fridays in October (04, 07, 11, 14, 18, 21, 25, 28) and November (01, 04, 08, 11, 15, 18, 22, 25, 29) 2016. Timings: Departs NDLS: 1925 (Tu, F), MB: 2245, LKO: 0410 (W, Sa), BST: 0745, GKP: 0945 (W, Sa), CPR: 1320, SPJ: 1735, arrives BJU: 1850 (W, Sa).
  • 82403 Suvidha special from Barauni BJU Bihar to Old Delhi Jn DLI will run on all Wednesdays, Saturdays in October (01, 05, 08, 12, 15, 19, 22, 26, 29) and November (02, 05, 09, 12, 16, 19, 23, 26, 30) 2016. Timetable: Departs BJU: 2135 (W, Sa), MFP: 2325, CPR: 0215 (Th, Su), GKP: 0525, GD: 0755, LKO: 1105, MB: 1740, arrives NDLS: 2210 (Th, Su).

Composition: 03 AC 2 tier, 10 AC 3 tier, 01 Pantry Car, 02 EOGs (16 coaches ICF AC rake).

Route and Stoppages: Moradabad, Bareilly, Lucknow Charbagh NR, Gonda, Basti, Gorakhpur, Deoria Sadar, Siwan, Chhapra, Hajipur, Muzaffarpur, Samastipur.

05527/05528 Jaynagar – Delhi Anand Vihar Terminus – Jaynagar Diwali Special (ECR)

  • 05527 Diwali Special train from Jaynagar JYG Bihar to Delhi Anand Vihar Terminus ANVT will run on Saturdays, Tuesdays October 08, 11, 15, 18, 22, 25, 29, November 01 2016. Timetable: Departs JYG: 1945 (Sa, Tu), SPJ: 2300, HJP: 0115 (Su, W), CPR: 0235, GKP: 0540, LKO: 1220, CNB: 1445, ALJN: 1916, arrives ANVT: 2145 (Su, W).
  • 05528 Diwali Special train from Delhi Anand Vihar Terminus ANVT to Jaynagar JYG Bihar will run on Sundays, Wednesdays October 09, 12, 16, 23, 26, 30, November 02 2016. Schedule: Departs ANVT: 2345 (Su, W), CNB: 0645 (M, Th), LKO: 0910, GKP: 1420, SV: 1625, SEE: 1825, MFP: 1955, DBG: 2225, arrives JYG: 2355 (M, Th).

Accommodation: 01 AC 2 tier, 04 AC 3 tier, 07 Sleeper Coaches, 02 EOG (14 coaches).

Route and Stoppages: Darbhanga, Samastipur, Muzaffarpur, Hajipur, Sonpur, Chhapra, Siwan, Deoria Sadar, Gorakhpur, Basti, Gonda, Barabanki, Lucknow Charbagh NR, Kanpur Central, Etawah, Aligarh, Ghaziabad.

05115/05116 Chhapra – Delhi Anand Vihar – Chhapra Diwali Special Express (NER)

  • 05115 special from Chhapra CPR to Delhi Anand Vihar ANVT will run on all Wednesdays in October (05, 12, 19, 26) and November (02, 09, 16, 23, 30) 2016. Timetable: Departs CPR: 1630 (Wed), THE: 1822, GKP: 2055, BST: 2205, LKO: 0205 (Thu), MB: 0745, arrives ANVT: 1100 (Thu).
  • 05116 special from Delhi Anand Vihar ANVT to Chhapra CPR will run on all Thursdays in October (06, 13, 20, 27) and November (03, 10, 17, 24) 2016. Timetable: Departs ANVT: 1600 (Thu), MB: 1715, LKO: 0025 (Fri), GD: 0240, KLD: 0412, GKP: 0520, TOI: 0712, SV: 0830, arrives CPR: 1000 (Fri).

Accommodation: 01 AC 2 tier, 03 AC 3 tier, 07 Sleeper Coaches, 08 General Unreserved, 02 SLRs (21 coaches).

Route and Stoppages: Siwan, Thawe, Tamkuhi, Padrauna, Kaptanganj, Gorakhpur, Khalilabad, Basti, Gonda, Lucknow Charbagh NR, Moradabad.

05101/05102 Chhapra – Delhi Anand Vihar – Chhapra Jansadharan Special (NER)

  • 05101 Jansadharan special from Chhapra CPR to Delhi Anand Vihar ANVT will run on all Sundays in October and November 2016. Timetable: Departs CPR: 1600 (Sun), MAU: 1815, AMH: 1905, SHG: 2110, LKO: 0235 (Mon), MB: 0840, GZB: 1109, arrives ANVT: 1155 (Mon).
  • 05102 Jansadharan special from Delhi Anand Vihar ANVT to Chhapra CPR will run on all Mondays in October and November 2016. Timetable: Departs ANVT: 1355 (Mon), MB: 1810, LKO: 0005 (Tue), FD: 0300, KRND: 0610, MMA: 0710, BUI: 0920, arrives CPR: 1055 (Tue).

Accommodation: 20 General Unreserved Coaches, 02 SLRs (22 coaches).

Route and StoppagesBallia, Mau, Muhammadabad, Azamgarh, Khorasan Road, Shahganj, Faizabad, Lucknow Charbagh NR, Bareilly, Moradabad, Ghaziabad.

Diwali Special Trains 2016 Between Punjab/Haryana and UP/Bihar

05029/05030 Gorakhpur – Jammu Tawi – Gorakhpur Diwali Special (NER)

  • 05029 special train from Gorakhpur GKP to Jammu Tawi JAT will run on all Tuesdays in October (04, 11, 18, 25) and November (01, 08, 15, 22, 29) 2016. Timetable: Departs GKP: 2055 (Tue), GD: 2320, LKO: 0235 (Wed), BE: 0704, SRE: 1245, LDH: 1610, PTKC: 1920, arrives JAT: 2200 (Wed).
  • 05030 special train from Jammu Tawi JAT to Gorakhpur GKP will run on all Thursdays in October (06, 13, 20, 27), November (03, 08, 17, 24) and Dec 01 2016. Schedule: Departs JAT: 0410 (Thu), JRC: 0902, UMB: 1225, MB: 1730, LKO: 0025 (Fri), BST: 0405, arrives GKP: 0515 (Fri).

Accommodation: 02 AC 2 tier, 08 AC 3 tier, 01 AC Chair Car, 04 Sleeper Coaches, 04 General Unreserved, 02 EOGs (21 coach LHB rake).

Route and Stoppages: Basti, Gonda, Lucknow Charbagh NR, Bareilly, Moradabad, Saharanpur, Ambala Cantonment, Ludhiana Junction, Jalandhar Cantonment, Pathankot Cantonment.

04998/04997 Bhatinda – Varanasi – Bhatinda Diwali Special (NR)

  • 04998 special from Bhatinda BTI Punjab to Varanasi BSB will run on all Sundays in September (04, 11, 18, 25), October (02, 09, 16, 23, 30) and November (06, 13, 20, 27) 2016. Timetable: Departs BTI: 2105 (Sun), PTA: 2342, UMB: 0105 (Mon), RK: 0322, MB: 0635, LKO: 1330, SLN: 1605, arrives BSB: 1920 (Mon).
  • 04997 special from Varanasi BSB to Bhatinda BTI Punjab will run on all Mondays in September (05, 12, 19, 26), October 03, 10, 17, 24, 31) and November (07, 14, 21, 28) 2016. Timings: Departs BSB: 2120 (Mon), LKO: 0340 (Tue), BE: 0825, MB: 1005, RK: 1225, UMB: 1455, DUI: 1657, arrives BTI: 1900 (Tue).

Composition: 01 AC 3 tier, 04 Sleeper Coaches, 04 Second Sitting 2S, 02 SLRs (11 coaches)

Route and Stoppages: Rampura Phul, Barnala, Dhuri Jn., Patiala, Rajpura Jn., Ambala Cantonment Jn., Saharanpur Jn., Roorkee, Laksar Jn., Moradabad Jn., Bareilly Jn., Shahjahanpur, Lucknow Charbagh NR, Sultanpur Jn.

04924/04923 Chandigarh – Gorakhpur – Chandigarh Diwali Special (NR)

  • 04924 special train from Chandigarh CDG to Gorakhpur GKP runs on all Thursdays in September (01, 08, 15, 22, 29), October (06, 13, 20, 27) and November (03, 10, 17, 24) 2016. Schedule: Departs CDG: 2315 (Thu), UMB: 0010 (Fri), SRE: 0155, MB: 0545, BE: 0710, LKO: 1130, GD: 1440, arrives GKP: 1730 (Fri).
  • 04923 special train from Gorakhpur GKP to Chandigarh CDG will run on all Fridays in September (02, 09, 16, 23, 30), October (07, 14, 21, 28), November (04, 11, 18, 25) 2016. Schedule: Departs GKP: 2210 (Fri), GD: 0037 (Sat), LKO: 0330, BE: 0715, MB: 0900, SRE: 1205, UMB: 1325, arrives CDG: 1425 (Sat).

Composition: 01 AC First Class, 01 AC 2 tier, 02 AC 3 tier, 10 Sleepers, 01 Pantry Car, 04 General Unreserved, 02 SLRs (20 coaches).

Route and Stoppages: Ambala Cantonment, Saharanpur, Moradabad, Bareilly, Lucknow Charbagh NR, Gonda.

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