Kolkata: To clear the rush of passengers in the forthcoming summer season, Eastern Railway will run 26 Summer special trains between Howrah and Muzaffarpur.
The weekly Summer specials will be run between Howrah and Muzaffarpur leaving the former on every Sunday between April 8 and July 1 and from Muzaffarpur on every Saturday between April 7 and June 30. 05227 Howrah–Muzaffarpur Summer specials will leave Howrah at 6 am and reach Muzaffarpur at 4 pm the same day. 05228 Muzaffarpur - Howrah Summer specials will leave Muzaffarpur at 2.40 pm and reach Howrah at 3 am the next day. It may be mentioned that besides these, Eastern Railway will run 204 Summer special trains during the ensuing season on various routes viz. Kolkata-New Jalpaiguri, Kolkata–Lucknow, Kolkata- Chhapra- Asansol, Howrah- Raxaul-Asansol, Asansol-Patna, Malda-Haridwar, Sealdah–Anand Vihar and Bhagalpur–Muzaffarpur.