Bhubaneswar: Indian Railways will run a special train named Baristha Nagarika Tirtha Yatra special train for the Government of Odisha on Friday between Balasore and Haridwar.
This Special Train will accommodate the senior citizens of northern parts of Odisha to visit Haridwar on sponsorship by the state government.
08415/08416 Bhubaneswar-Haridwar-Bhubaneswar Baristha Nagarika Tirtha Yatra Special will leave Balasore at 1145hrs on 13th December and will reach at Haridwar at 2215hrs on 14th December.
In the return direction, this train will leave Haridwar at 2200hrs on 16th December and will arrive at Balasore at 1015hrs on 18th December.
This train will run on Bhadrak-Balasore-Hijli-Adra-Gomoh-Pt. Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Jn.-Varanasi-Lucknow-Moradabad route having 15 Sleeper Class, 02 Guard cum luggage Vans and one Pantry Car in its composition.
The train is being run by Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) for and behalf of the state government. Infrastructural facilities are being provided by East Coast Railway.
The passengers of the Tirtha Jatra Special Train will visit various places like Haridwar, Mansa Devi Temple, Har ki Pauri including Ramjhula & Laxmanjhula at Hrishikesh also.
details, please contact IRCTC website www.irctctourism.com or may call +91
8287932231 to know about the future tourist/pilgrim journey plans.