West Bengal: Santragachi-New Jalpaiguri special train to continue till the end of August
Because of the additional rush of passengers, South Eastern Railway has decided to continue the operation of summer special trains between Santragachi and New Jalpaiguri till the end of August.
Santragachi is a city in the Howrah district of West Bengal, while Jalpaiguri is a town located in the northern part of the state.
According to an official release, the Santragachi – New Jalpaiguri train (08047) will leave Santragachi at 6 pm on every Friday from August 5 to 26 and will reach New Jalpaiguri at 5.15 am the next day.
When it returns, the New Jalpaiguri-Santragachi train (08048) will depart from New Jalpaiguri every Saturday at 12.15 pm from August 6 to 27 and arrive at Santragachi at 11.45 pm on the same day.
The train will halt at Dankuni, Barddhaman, Rampurhat, Malda Town, Barsoi, Kishanganj and Aluabari Road.
Passengers can choose between AC-1 Tier, AC-2 Tier, AC-3 Tier, Sleeper Class and General Second Class.