Special Trains for Kumbh Mela 2021 – According to ancient scriptures of sanatan dharma, based on planetary positions the Kumbh Mela celebrated at various places.
Haridwar hosted the last Purna Kumbh mela from 14 January 2010 to 28 April 2010. On 14 April 2010, alone approximately 10 million devotees take dip in the Ganges river.
Hundreds of foreigners joined Indian pilgrims in the Kumbh Mela which is thought to be the largest religious gathering in the world.
- Read : Complete Guide of Haridwar
Special Trains for Haridwar kumbh Mela 2021
To clear rush of passengers during Ardh Kumbh Mela ‘ , Northern Railway on Thursday started few special trains from the national capital to Haridwar. These trains will be departure from New Delhi and Anand Vihar Railway Stations.
- Read : How To Reach Haridwar
Although, for last Kumbh Mela, Indian Railway arranged 3 trains for Haridwar from which 2 were daily basis and other was running in weekend.
Indian Railway assume that the maximum number of pilgrims will travel to the holy city via trains.
Railway Authority will construct rest rooms for the passengers of Haridwar Kumbh Mela 2021. For it, about one lakh chairs will be installed at several Railway stations including Haridwar. The railway administration has made special arrangement for reducing congestion on the platforms.
Read : Places to Visit Near Haridwar
It is expected that more than one million passengers would be arrived at the Kumbh Mela 2021 by train. Special arrangements are being made at Haridwar, Jwalapur, Motichur and Rishikesh stations for Kumbh Mela 2021.
Indian Railways have planned to run 72 pairs of special trains to Haridwar from different parts of the India. 40 additional booking counters will be opened at the fair stations. Control towers will be built to give information related to trains. Learn more How to Reach Haridwar by Train.
We will be informed you about special trains for Haridwar Kumbh Mela 2021 as Indian Railway declare.
Special Buses for Haridwar kumbh Mela 2021
As per last Kumbh Mela, The Uttarakhand Transport Corporation will set up few temporary bus stands in Haridwar. It will be running about 500 extra buses which will cater to the huge turnout of devotees expected during the four – month – long festival.
These temporary bus stands will also be stopping points for thousands of buses from other neighbouring states which will bring devotees to Haridwar.
With Haridwar Kumbh Mela, You can spend few days in Rishikesh which is easily accessible from Haridwar and just 23 Km from Haridwar.
Read : Things to Do in Rishikesh
- Yoga in Rishikesh
- Camping in Rishikesh
- River Rafting in Rishikesh
- Temples Visiting in Rishikesh
- Trekking in Rishikesh
These special buses run by UTC will mostly operate from Haridwar and nearby areas for taking pilgrims in and out of the city.
The buses will be pressed into service mostly on main bathing days of Kumbh Mela 2021 as the number of pilgrims during those days increases by several times which provide enough buses to the administration so that there is no dearth of public transport.
Around 4000 buses will be deployed by other states transport department for transporting pilgrims to Haridwar.
If you are visiting Haridwar in the days of Kumbh mela 2021, then you must have sound knowledge of landmarks of Haridwar. Then, you can check it from Haridwar map below: