At least 22 particular trains can be operated by the South Western Railway (SWR) to and from Karnataka from October 23-27 to ferry passengers for Dussehra, Diwali and Chhath puja.
According to a zonal official, the 22 particular trains or 11 pairs are a part of 392 (196 pairs) to be run throughout the nation from October 20 to December three for Dussehra, Diwali and Chhath Puja festivals to allow folks journey to their native place or the place they need to rejoice with households and pals.
With common service suspended for the reason that Covid-induced lockdown on March 25 to include the virus unfold, hundreds of individuals have been unable to journey within the absence of passenger trains throughout the nation.
Officials mentioned journey in all festival trains will be on reservation. Hand sanitisation, thermal screening, social distancing, sporting of face protect or masks by passengers and different well being protocol must be adopted, they mentioned.
Among the particular trains are: Weekly superfast specific from Yesvantpur in Bengaluru to Korba in Chhattisgarh from October 23 to November 27 on Friday and from Korba to Yesvantpur from October 25 to November 29 on Sunday.
Bi-weekly specific to run from Mysuru to Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh from October 20 to November 26 on Tuesday and Thursday and from Varanasi to Mysuru from October 22 to November 28 on Thursday and Saturday.
Bi-weekly specific from Bengaluru metropolis to Jodhpur in Rajasthan from October 24 to December three on Thursday and Saturday and from Jodhpur to Bengaluru from October 21 to November 30 on Monday and Wednesday.
Bi-weekly specific from Mysuru to Ajmer in Rajasthan from October 20 to November 26 on Tuesday and Thursday and from Ajmer to Mysuru from October 23 to November 29 on Friday and Sunday.
Weekly specific to be run from Yesvantpur to Ahmedabad in Gujarat from October 25 to November 29 on Sunday and from Ahmedabad to Yesvantpur from October 27 to December 1 on Tuesday.
Weekly specific from Bengaluru City to Gandhidham in Gujarat from October 24 to November 28 on Saturday and from Gandhidham to Bengaluru City from October 27 to December 1 on Tuesday.
Weekly specific from Hubballi to Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh from October 23 to November 27 on Friday and from Varanasi to Hubballi from October 25 to November 29 on Sunday.
Daily specific to be run from from Hubballi to Lokmanya Tilak terminus in Mumbai from October 22 to November 30 and from Mumbai to Hubballi from October 23 to December 1.
Daily specific from Dharwad to Mysuru from October 20 to November 30 and from Mysuru to Dharwad from October 21 to December 1.
Daily specific from Hubballi to Secunderabad from October 20 to November 30 and from Secunderabad to Hubballi from October 21 to December 1.
Weekly superfast specific
Weekly superfast specific from Vasco-Da-Gama in Goa to Patna in Bihar from October 21 to November 25 on Wednesday and from Patna to Vasco from October 24 to December three on Saturday.
(With IANS inputs)