The Northeast Frontier Railway has decided to operate one weekly special train between Guwahati and Ranchi for 7 trips in both directions w.e.f. 04thMarch, 2023 up to 16th April, 2023. In view of Pre- Non Interlocking and Non- Interlocking works at Khagaria station of Sonpur division in East Central Railway for opening of new single line between Khagaria-Alauli section, few trains will be cancelled and rescheduled.
Running of special train: Train No. 05671/05672 Guwahati – Ranchi – Guwahati weekly special (via Goalpara Town) will run for 7 trips. Train No. 05671 Guwahati – Ranchi weekly special will depart from Guwahati on every Saturday at 11:40 hrs. to arrive Ranchi on next day at 14:25 hrs. The train will run from 4th March to 15thApril, 2023. Train No. 05672 Ranchi – Guwahati weekly special will depart from Ranchi on every Sunday at 20:30 hrs. to arrive Guwahati on next day at 23:45 hrs. The train will run from 5th March to 16th April, 2023.
The special train will consist of 20 coaches. There will be AC 2-tier, AC 3-tier, Sleeper Class and General Second Class for accommodation of passengers. Wait listed passengers of other trains in this route can avail this opportunity.
Cancellation of train services: Train No. 03316/03315, 05263/05264 Samastipur – Katihar – Samastipur MEMU and 05249/05250 Katihar – Barauni Jn – Katihar MEMU commencing journey on 04th and 05th March, 2023 will remain cancelled.
Rescheduling of trains: Train No. 15909 (Dibrugarh – Lalgarh) Avadh Assam express, commencing journey on 04th March, 2023 will be rescheduled at 11:50 hrs. instead of 10:20 hrs. at Dibrugarh. Train No. 04653 (New Jalpaiguri – Amritsar) express, commencing journey on 03rd March, 2023 will be rescheduled at 09:10 hrs. instead of 07:00 hrs. at New Jalpaiguri.