Diwali / Chhat Puja 2017 Special Trains for North India

Special train services have been announced by Indian Railways for the country’s biggest festival and holiday season of Diwali / Deepawali and Chhat Puja and Durga Puja for the months of September, October and November 2017.  Given here are the Diwali holiday season special trains running through the northern parts of India, between Delhi and Punjab and UP/Bihar. Most of these special trains are operated by the Northern Railway zone. Click the train number to view detailed timetable, seat availability etc of these special trains.

Click here for Durga Puja special trains to Kolkata.

Diwali Special Trains Between Delhi and Punjab, Jammu & Kashmir

04409/04410 Old Delhi Jn – Shri Mata Vaishnodevi Katra – Old Delhi Diwali Express Special (NR)

  • 04409 festival special train from Old Delhi Jn DLI to Sri Mata Vaishnodevi Katra SVDK will run on all Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays in September, October and November 2017 and 04431 on Friday, September 29 and on Sunday, October 01 2017. Timetable: Departs DLI: 2110, UMB: 0100, LDH: 0340, JAT: 0945, arrives SVDK: 1130.
  • 04410 festival special trains from Shri Mata Vaishnodevi Katra SVDK to Old Delhi Jn DLI will run on all Sundays, Thursdays, Saturdays in September, October and November 2017 and 04432 on Saturday, September 30 and Monday, October 02 2017. Timetable: Departs SVDK: 1330, JAT: 1605, LDH: 2150, UMB: 2355, arrives DLI: 0315.

Accommodation: 04 AC 2 tier, 08 AC 3 tier, 04 Sleeper Coaches, 02 EOGs (18 coaches).

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

04431/04432  Old Delhi Jn – Shri Mata Vaishnodevi Katra – Old Delhi Puja Special (NR)

  • 04431 special train from Old Delhi Jn DLI to Sri Mata Vaishnodevi Katra SVDK will run on Friday, September 29 and Sunday, October 01 2017. Timetable: Departs DLI: 2110, UMB: 0100, LDH: 0340, JAT: 0945, arrives SVDK: 1130.
  • 04432 special train from Shri Mata Vaishnodevi Katra SVDK to Old Delhi Jn DLI will run on Saturday, September 30 and Monday, October 02 2017. Timetable: Departs SVDK: 2350, JAT: 0140, LDH: 0715, UMB: 0920, arrives DLI: 1330.

Accommodation: 03 AC 3 tier, 10 Sleeper Coaches, 05 General Unreserved, 02 EOGs (20 coaches).

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

82401/82402 Old Delhi Jn – Shri Mata Vaishnodevi Katra – Old Delhi Puja Suvidha Special (NR)

  • 82401 Suvidha special from Old Delhi Jn DLI to Sri Mata Vaishnodevi Katra SVDK will run on September 27, 29 and October 01 2017. Timetable: Departs DLI: 1900, UMB: 2240, LDH: 0045, JAT: 0605, arrives SVDK: 0745.
  • 82402 Suvidha special train from Shri Mata Vaishnodevi Katra SVDK to Old Delhi Jn DLI will run on September 28, 30 and October 02 2017. Timetable: Departs SVDK: 0945, JAT: 1140, LDH: 1612, UMB: 1845, arrives DLI: 2250.

Accommodation: 01 AC 2 tier, 04 AC 3 tier, 13 Sleeper Coaches, 02 EOGs (20 coaches LHB).

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

04401/04402 Delhi Anand Vihar – Shri Mata Vaishnodevi Katra – Delhi Anand Vihar Biweekly Special (NR)

  • 04401 special train from Delhi Anand Vihar Terminus ANVT to Sri Mata Vaishnodevi Katra SVDK will run on all Fridays, Mondays in September, October, November 2017. Timetable: Departs ANVT: 2220 (F, M), MTC: 2342, SRE: 0145 (Sa, Tu), UMB: 0325, JAT: 1050, arrives SVDK: 1300 (Sa, Tu).
  • 04402 special train from Shri Mata Vaishnodevi Katra SVDK to Delhi Anand Vihar Terminus ANVT will run on all Saturdays, Tuesdays in September, October, November 2017. Timetable: Departs SVDK: 2350, JAT: 0140, LDH: 0715, UMB: 0920, SRE: 1050, MTC: 1210, arrives DLI: 1450.

Accommodation: 12 Sleeper Coaches, 06 General Unreserved, 02 SLRs (20 coaches Hybrid-LHB).

Route and Stoppages: Ghaziabad, Meerut City, Muzaffarnagar, Saharanpur, Yamunagar-Jagadhri, Ambala Cantonment, Ludhiana Jn., Jalandhar Cantonment, Pathankot Cantonment, Jammu Tawi, Udhampur.

Diwali/Chhath Puja Special Trains Between Delhi and UP/Bihar 2017

04414/04413 & 04422/04421 Delhi Anand Vihar Terminus – Lucknow – Delhi Anand Vihar Diwali Specials (NR)

04420/04419 Lucknow LKO – Delhi Hazrat Nizamuddin – Lucknow Diwali AC Special (NR)

  • 04414 Express & 04422 AC specials will depart from Delhi Anand Vihar Terminus ANVT to Lucknow LKO on all Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays in September and October 2017. Timetable: Departs ANVT: 2105, arrives LKO: 0625.
  • 04420 AC special will depart from Delhi Hazrat Nizamuddin NZM on all Mondays in September and October 2017. Timetable: Departs NZM: 2050, arrives LKO: 0625.
  • 04413 Express & 04421 | 04419 AC specials will run from Lucknow LKO to Delhi Anand Vihar ANVT | Hazrat Nizamuddin NZM on all Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays in September, October 2017. Timetable: Departs LKO: 1930 (Tu, W, Th, F), arrives ANVT: 0430 | NZM: 0445 (Fri).

Route and Stoppages: Ghaziabad, Moradabad, Bareilly.

Accommodation:
04414/04413: 01 AC 2 tier, 01 AC 3 tier, 06 Sleeper Coaches, 04 General Unreserved 02 SLRs (14 coaches).
04422/04421 & 04420/04419: 01 AC First Class, 05 AC 2 tier, 09 AC 3 tier, 02 EOGs (17 coaches).

04004/04003 Delhi Anand Vihar T – Patna Jn – Delhi Anand Vihar Biweekly Diwali/Chhath Puja Special (NR)

  • 04004 festival special train from Delhi Anand Vihar Terminus ANVT to Patna Jn PNBE will run on Saturdays, Tuesdays September 23, 26, 30, October 03, 07, 10, 14, 17, 21, 24, 28, 31 2017. Timetable: Departs ANVT: 1835 (Sa, Tu), arrives PNBE: 1055 (Su, Th).
  • 04003 festival special train from Patna Jn PNBE to Delhi Anand Vihar Terminus ANVT will run on Sundays, Wednesdays September 24, 27, October 01, 04, 08, 11, 15, 18, 22, 25, 29, November 01 2017. Schedule: Departs PNBE: 1300 (Su, W), arrives ANVT: 0510 (M, Th).

Accommodation: 05 AC 3 tier, 04 AC Chair Cars, 09 Sleeper Coaches, 02 EOGs (20 coaches). Kanpur,

Route and Stoppages: Kanpur, Allahabad, Mughalsarai, Buxar, Ara, Danapur.

04002/04001 Delhi Anand Vihar – Bhagalpur – Delhi Anand Vihar Diwali/Chhath Puja Special (NR)

  • 04002 Chhath Puja special express from Delhi Anand Vihar Terminus ANVT to Patna PNBE and Bhagalpur BGP runs on Thursdays September 21, 28, October 05, 12, 19, 26 2017. Timetable: Departs ANVT: 1655 (Thu), PNBE: 0605 (Fri), arrives BGP: 1045 (Fri).
  • 04001 Chhath Puja special express from Bhagalpur BGP and Patna PNBE to Delhi Anand Vihar Terminus ANVT runs on Fridays September 22, 29, October 06, 13, 20, 27 2017. Schedule: Departs BGP: 1500 (Fri), PNBE: 2020, arrives ANVT: 0930 (Sat).

Accommodation: 05 AC 3 tier, 07 Sleeper Coaches, 04 Second Sitting, 02 EOGs (18 coaches).

Route and Stoppages: Kanpur, Allahabad, Mughalsarai, Buxar, Ara, Danapur, Patna Jn., Patna Rajendra Nagar Terminus, Mokama, Kiul.

04404/04403 New Delhi – Barauni – New Delhi Biweekly Diwali/Chhath Puja AC Special (NR)

  • 04404 Diwali special express from New Delhi NDLS to Barauni BJU will run on all Tuesdays, Fridays in September and October 2017. Schedule: Departs NDLS: 1925 (Tu, F), MB: 2245, LKO: 0410 (W, Sa), GKP: 0945, CPR: 1320, MFP: 1540, arrives BJU: 1850 (W, Sa).
  • 04403 Diwali special express from Barauni BJU to New Delhi NDLS will run on Wednesdays, Saturdays in September and October 2017. Schedule: Departs BJU: 2135 (W, Sa), arrives NDLS: 2210 (Th, Su).

Composition: 05 AC 2 tier, 08 AC 2 tier, 02 EOG (15 coaches)

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

04406/04405 Old Delhi Jn – Darbhanga – Old Delhi Biweekly Diwali AC Special (NR)

  • 04406 Diwali AC special from Old Delhi DLI Jn to Darbhanga DBG Bihar will run on all Mondays, Thursdays in September and October 2017. Schedule: Departs DLI: 1115 (M, Th), LKO: 1850, GKP: 0015 (Tu, F), CPR: 0345, HJP: 0445, MFP: 0545, SPJ: 0650, arrives DBG: 0930 (Tu, F).
  • 04405 Diwali AC special from Dharbhanga DBG Bihar to Old Delhi DLI will run on all Tuesdays, Fridays in September and October 2017. Timetable: Departs DBG: 1200 (Tu, F), SPJ: 1320, MFP: 1435, HJP: 1535, GKP: 2035, GD: 2335, LKO: 0235 (W, Sa), arrives DLI: 1240 (W, Sa).

Composition: 05 AC 2 tier, 08 AC 2 tier, 02 EOG (15 coaches)

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

04046/04045 Delhi Anand Vihar – Gorakhpur – Delhi Anand Vihar Diwali Express Special (NR)

  • 04046 special train from Delhi Anand Vihar Terminus ANVT to Gorakhpur GKP will run on all Sundays in September and October 2017. Timetable: Departs ANVT: 2000 (Sun), LKO: 0225 (Mon), arrives GKP: 0750 (Mon).
  • 04045 special train from Gorakhpur GKP to Delhi Anand Vihar Terminal ANVT will run on all Mondays in September and October 2017. Timetable: Departs GKP: 1035 (Mon), LKO: 1725, arrives ANVT: 0335 (Tue).

Accommodation: 04 AC 3 tier, 02 AC 2 tier, 08 Sleeper Coaches, 02 SLRs (16 coaches).

Route and Stoppages: Kanpur, Lucknow, Gonda, Basti

04424/04423 Delhi Anand Vihar – Saharsa – Delhi Anand Vihar Biweekly Diwali Special (NR)

  • 04424 special from Delhi Anand Vihar Terminal ANVT to Saharsa SHC Bihar will run on all Thursdays, Sundays in September and October 2017. Timetable: Departs ANVT: 1710 (Th, Su), MB: 2040, GKP: 0715 (F, M), SPJ: 1445, arrives SHC: 1815 (F, M).
  • 04423 special from Saharsa SHC to Delhi Anand Vihar Terminal ANVT will run on all Fridays, Mondays in September and October 2017. Timetable: Departs SRH: 2030 (F, M), MFP: 0110 (Sa, Tu), GKP: 0715, BE: 1620, arrives ANVT: 2240.

Accommodation: 11 Sleeper Class Coaches, 05 General Unreserved, 02 SLRs (18 coaches)

Route and Stoppages: Ghaziabad, Moradabad, Bareilly, Sitapur Cantt., Gonda, Gorakhpur, Narkatiaganj, Bettiah, Sagauli, Bapudham Motihari, Muzaffarpur, Samastipur, Hasanpur Road, Khagaria, Mansi, Simri Bhakhtiyarpur.

04044/04043 Delhi Anand Vihar – Gaya – Delhi Anand Vihar Diwali/Chhath Puja Special (NR)

  • 04044 Chhath Puja Special train from Delhi Anand Vihar Terminus ANVT to Gaya GAYA will run on all Thursdays in September and October 2017. Timetable: Departs ANVT: 1830 (Thu), arrives GAYA: 1100 (Fri).
  • 04043 Chhath Puja special train from Gaya GAYA to Delhi Anand Vihar Terminus ANVT will run on all Fridays in September and October 2017. Timetable: Departs GAYA: 1300 (Fri), arrives ANVT: 0510 (Sat).

Accommodation: 02 AC 2 tier, 04 AC 3 tier, 08 Sleeper Coaches, 02 EOGs (16 coaches LHB).

Route and Stoppages: Kanpur, Allahabad, Mughalsarai, Bhabua Road, Sasaram, Dehri on Sone.

04042/04041 Delhi Anand Vihar Terminal – Jaynagar – Delhi Anand Vihar Biweekly Diwali Express Special (NR)

  • 04042 Diwali Special train from Delhi Anand Vihar Terminal ANVT to Jaynagar Bihar JYG will run on all Wednesdays, Sundays in September and October 2017. Timetable: Departs ANVT: 1255, arrives JYG: 1330.
  • 04041 Diwali Special train from Jaynagar Bihar JYG to Delhi Anand Vihar Terminal ANVT will run on all Thursdays, Mondays in September and October 2017. Timetable: Departs JYG: 1530, arrives ANVT: 1630.

Accommodation: 11 Sleeper Class Coaches, 05 General Unreserved, 02 SLR (18 coaches).

Route and Stoppages: Kanpur, Allahabad, Mughalsarai, Buxar, Ara, Patna Jn, Patna Sahib, Mokameh Jn., Barauni, Samastipur, Darbhanga, Madhubani.

Diwali/Chhath Festival Special Trains Between Punjab/JK and UP/Bihar

04974/04973 Firozpur – Darbhanga – Firozpur Chhath Puja Special Train (NR)

  • 04974 festival special from Firozpur FZR Punjab to Darbhanga DBG Bihar runs on all Tuesdays in September or October 2017. Timetable: Departs FZR: 1900 (Tue), arrives DBG: 0345 (Thu).
  • 04973 festival special from Darbhanga DBG Bihar to Firozpur FZR Punjab runs on all Thursdays in September and October 2017. Timetable: Departs DBG: 0730 (Thu), arrives FZR: 0625 (Fri).

Composition: 10 Sleeper Class, 03 General Unreserved, 02 SLRs (15 coaches).

Route and Stoppages: Faridkot, Kotkapura Jn., Bathinda Jn., Dhuri Jn., Patiala, Rajpura, Ambala Cantt., Jagadhari, Saharanpur, Moradabad, Bareilly, Shahjehanpur, Sitapur Cantt., Gonda, Gorakhpur, Deoria
Sadar, Siwan Jn., Chhapra, Sonpur, Hajipur, Muzaffarpur, Samastipur.

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

  • 04924 special train from Chandigarh CDG to Gorakhpur GKP runs on all Thursdays in September and October 2017. 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 and October 2017. 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, 03 Unreserved, 02 SLRs (20 coaches).

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

04416/04415 New Delhi – Haridwar – New Delhi Triweekly Diwali AC Intercity Express Special (NR)

  • 04416 AC ICE from New Delhi NDLS to Haridwar HW will run on all Saturdays, Sundays, Mondays in September, October 2017. Timetable: Departs NDLS: 0730, arrives HW: 1300.
  • 04415 AC ICE from Haridwar HW to NewDelhi NDLS will run on all Saturdays, Sundays, Mondays in September, October 2017. Timetable: Departs HW: 1845, arrives NDLS: 2310.

Composition: 02 Execute AC Chair Car (AC First), 14 AC Chair Cars, 02 EOGs (18 coaches).

Route and Stoppages: Ghaziabad, Meerut City, Meerut Cantonment, Muzzafarnagar, Tapri, Roorkee, Jawalapur.

— More Trains Will Be Added Shortly —

Information provided here is only indicative in nature. Please always confirm all information with official sources before relying on information given here. Contact your nearest railway station or call 139 or visit the official website of Indian Railways. This website is not an official website of the Indian Railways but is run by a railway enthusiast. The official website of the railways is http://indianrailways.gov.in.

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