statesman news service
Kolkata, 6 January
For pilgrims during the Ganga Sagar Mela, the Eastern Railway will run seven Galloping EMU Mela Special trains in Sealdah-Lakshmikantapur-Namkhana section from 12 to 16
January 2014 in addition to the scheduled train services.
Among these Galloping EMU Mela Specials , three Down Specials will be run from Sealdah to Namkhana leaving Sealdah at 6:15 hrs, 14:40 hrs. and 22:40 hrs., two Up Specials will be run from Namkhana to Sealdah leaving Namkhana at 9:10 hrs hrs and  18:35 hrs., one Up Special to Sealdah from Lakshmikantapur at 23:22 hrs and one Up Special to Lakshmikantapur from Namkhana at 2:05 hrs.
Besides, two pairs of Sunday exempted local trains of Sealdah-Lakshmikantapur-Namkhana section will be run as regular service on 12.1.2014 (Sunday) and one pair of Namkhana-Lakshmikantapur-Majerhat local will be extended to Sealdah (South) on 14.1.2014.