The Northeast Frontier Railway has decided to operate a new tri-weekly AC passenger train between New Jalpaiguri – Darjeeling – New Jalpaiguri section of Darjeeling Himalayan Railway in both directions.
Train No. 52539 (New Jalpaiguri – Darjeeling) AC passenger train, will depart from New Jalpaiguri at 10:00 hours on all Monday, Wednesday & Saturday w.e.f 26th September, 2022 to reach Darjeeling at 18:30 hours on the same day. Train No. 52538 (Darjeeling – New Jalpaiguri) AC passenger train, will depart from Darjeeling at 09:10 hours on all Tuesday, Thursday & Sunday w.e.f. 27th September, 2022 to reach New Jalpaiguri at 16:35 hours on the same day.
During its both way journey the AC passenger train will have stoppages at Siliguri Jn, Sukna, Rongtong, Tindharia, Gayabari, Mahanadi, Kurseong, Tung, Sonada and Ghum stations. It will run with 01 AC vistadome coach consisting of 15 seats and 01 AC restaurant cum power car consisting of 08 seats.
The details of stoppages and timings of this train are available at the IRCTC website and are also being notified in various newspapers and social media platforms of N.F. Railway. Passengers are requested to verify the details before undertaking their journey.