New Delhi, Mar 17: The Indian Railways does not operate train services on State wise basis as Railway network straddles across State boundaries. However, especially for the Kumbh Mela that extends from Jan – Apr 2021, at Haridwar, the Indian Railways has made adequate arrangements, keeping in view the concerns and suggestions of state govts, in view of the prevailing COVID 19 situation.
The Indian railways' 12 pairs of Kumbh Mela Specials, which are in addition to the existing services bound for Haridwar, are being operated. Besides, 15 pairs of trains bound for Haridwar, have also been augmented for generating additional accommodation for the pilgrims. However, passengers may avail suitable change over enroute at stations like Delhi, for travelling to Haridwar.