Special train for Gangasagar Mela 2019
Ganga Sagar Mela, also known as Ganga Sagar Yatra or Ganga Snan, is the annual gathering of Hindu pilgrims to take holy dip in River Ganga before She merges in the Bay of Bengal Sea during Makar Sankranti at Sagar Island or Sagardwip in West Bengal, India. Ganga Sagar Mela 2019 date is 13 Jan 2019 – 15 Jan 2019.
ER’S GANGA SAGAR MELA SPECIAL TRAINS
To clear the rush of pilgrims during Ganga Sagar Mela-2019, Eastern Railway will run 12 EMU Mela Special Galloping trains between 12 & 16 January, 2019 from Sealdah South/Kolkata/ Lakshmikantapur/Namkhana /Kakawip. Besides, 04 regular local trains in the section will be extended during the mela period.
Out of those, 03 trains will leave Sealdah South, 02 trains from Kolkata station, 05 train from Namkhana , 01 train from Lakshmikantapur, 01 train from Kakdwip.
The Mela Special will leave Sealdah South at 6.15 hrs., 14.40 hrs., 16.24 hrs., from Kolkata station at 7.35 hrs. & 21.30 hrs. from Namkhana at 9.10 hrs, 11.18 hrs, 18.35 hrs, 19.05 hrs & 02.05 hrs., from Kakdwip at 14.40 hrs and from Lakshmikantapur at 23.15 hrs.
The Galloping Mela Special trains will stop at Ballygunj, Sonarpur, Baruipur, Lakshmikantapur, Nischindapur & Kakdwip stations.
Every year Indian Railway declare Ganga Sagar Mela Special trains Reservation, Ganga Sagar Mela Route , Ganga Sagar Mela booking date and Time table in January 1st week.