Railways To Run 205 Trains For Rath Yatra, Says Vaishnaw

Puri: The Indian Railways will run 205 special trains for the Rath Yatra in Puri, informed Union Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw during his visit to the pilgrim town on Tuesday.

Vaishnaw also informed that projects worth Rs 364 crore are to be completed in Puri in the next 2 years. Plans are afoot to build a world-class station building with a large Jatri Nivas.

The proposed building will be constructed and designed in a way that will have the ability to withstand windspeed up to 200-300kmph.

He also said that as an airport is going to be operational in Puri, world-class trains will run between Puri and Bhubaneswar.