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The railways will be operating 800 special trains from 10 stations in Prayagraj during Kumbh Mela 2019.

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New Delhi Published on: December 28, 2018 12:20 IST
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Indian Railways to run 800 special trains during Kumbh Mela 2019

Kumbh Mela is starting from January 15, 2019 and Indian Railways is all geared up to ferry lakhs of devotees expected to attend the religious event in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh.

The railways will be operating 800 special trains from 10 stations in Prayagraj during Kumbh Mela 2019. Apart from this, the railway will deploy 5100 additional personnel to help passengers with information regarding special trains and other necessary details.  

The railways is also working on plan to deploy its personnel with hand-held ticket vending machines to help passengers. 

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Kumbh Mela 2019 List of Special Trains

Considering that Kumbh Mela 2019 will attract huge crowd of devotees, the railways will start sale of unreserved tickets at 12 stations of Allahabad region 15 days before the start of the big event. 

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Kumbh Mela 2019 List of Special Trains

Stations at which unreserved tickets will be sold are - Prayagraj Junction, Prayagraj City, Naini, Suberdarganj, Prayag, Prayag Ghat, Daraganj, Fafamau, Jhusi, Vindhayachal,  Allahabad Chhoki. 

The Kumbh Mela is the largest public gathering and collective act of faith, anywhere in the world. The mela draws tens of millions of pilgrims over the course of approximately 48 days to bathe at the sacred confluence of the Ganga, the Yamuna, and the mystical Sarasvati.

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