The Northeast Frontier Railway has decided to restore the schedule frequency of Agartala- Sir M. Visvesvaraya Terminal (SMVB) – Agartala Humsafar Express to bi –weekly (twice a week) train from its weekly schedule. N. F. Railway has also decided to further extend the services of Santragachi- New Jalpaiguri – Santragachi weekly summer special train for increase in demand and to clear the extra rush of passengers.
Train No. 12504, Agartala- SMVB Humsafar Express will run every Saturday & Tuesday from Agartala w.e.f 8th November, 2022. The train will depart at 5:30 hours to reach Bengaluru at 20:15 hours, every Monday and Thursday respectively. Similarly train No. 12503, SMVB- Agartala Humsafar Express will depart from Bengaluru w.e.f 11th November, 2022, at 10:15 hours, every Tuesday & Friday to arrive at its destination of Agartala at 2:30 hours, every Friday & Monday respectively.
The coach composition of both the above trains will be of 21 coaches comprising of 18 AC-3 Tier, 01 AC pantry car & 02 luggage cum generator cum brake van.
N. F. Railway has also decided to extend the services of Train no. 08047, Santragachi – New Jalpaiguri summer weekly special for another 04 trips. The train will depart from Santragachi railway station at 18:00 hours every Friday from 4th November till 25th November, 2022, to reach its destination of New Jalpaiguri railway station at 05:15 hours, next day.
Similarly, the services of train No. 08048, New Jalpaiguri – Santragachi weekly summer special train is extended for another 04 trips and will run from 5th November till 26th November, 2022, every Saturday departing from New Jalpaiguri railway station at 12:15 hours to reach Santragachi railway station at 23:45 hours same day. The composition, frequency, timings & stoppages of both the trains will remain unchanged.
The details of stoppages and timings of these trains are available in 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.