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Special train between Puri and Patna to handle rush ahead of Chhath Puja

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Nov 13, 2023 07:33 PM IST

The 08449 Puri-Patna Special train will leave Puri at 11.30 pm on Monday and Wednesday.

The East Coast Railway will run a special train between Puri in Odisha and Bihar's capital Patna in view of the festive rush ahead of Chhath Puja, an official said on Monday.

Passengers gather to board a train to reach their hometowns for the Chhath Puja festival at Patna Junction in Bihar.(Santosh Kumar/Hindustan Times)
Passengers gather to board a train to reach their hometowns for the Chhath Puja festival at Patna Junction in Bihar.(Santosh Kumar/Hindustan Times)

The 08449 Puri-Patna Special train will leave Puri at 11.30 pm on Monday and Wednesday, he said.

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On the return journey, the 08450 Patna-Puri Special will leave Patna at 6 pm on Tuesday and Thursday, he added.

Rituals for the Chhath Puja will begin on November 17, and continue till November 20.

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