Northeast Frontier Railway has decided to continue the service of 05639/05640 (Silchar – Kolkata – Silchar) festival special train for another 26 trips. The special train will continue its service from 19th January to 14th July, 2023 with existing timings, stoppages and composition. This additional service will help clearing additional rush of passengers.
Festival Special train no. 05639 (Silchar – Kolkata) will depart from Silchar at 06:00 hours on all Thursdays from 19th of January till 13th of July, 2023 to reach Kolkata at 13:00 hours on the next day. In return direction, festival special train no. 05640 (Kolkata – Silchar) will depart from Kolkata at 15:00 hours on all Fridays from 20th of January till 14th of July, 2023 to reach Silchar at 00:30 hours on Sundays.
The continuation of this train will fulfill the demand of waitlisted passengers of other Kolkata bound trains. Peoples of Karimganj district, Dima Hasao district of Assam and areas like Lumding, Hojai, Guwahati, Goalpara, New Alipurduar will be able to undertake their journey comfortably with confirmed tickets.
The details of stoppages and timings of this train are available at the IRCTC website and through NTES 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.