Eastern Railway and South Eastern Railway have decided to run suburban trains throughout the night during Durga Puja days. Metro Railway earlier announced night services for the festival.
Starting from Sasthi, suburban train services will be available in Howrah and Sealdah throughout the night until Dashami, said Mr Ravi Mahapatra, CPRO, Eastern Railway. “We have also made security arrangements, especially for women passengers”.SER, too, will run local trains at night during pujas. Mr AK Kapoor, GM, Metro Railway, said Metro services will be available between 2 pm and 4 am during the puja days starting from 20 October.
Metro Railway earlier announced night services for the festival.