Bhubaneswar, December 12 (LocalWire): The East Coast Railways will run a special pilgrimage train under State government’s Nagarika Tirtha Yatra Yojana (BNTYY) scheme on December 13.
This Special Train will accommodate the senior citizens of Northern parts of Odisha to visit Haridwar on sponsorship by State Government of Odisha, said railway officials.
Bhubaneswar-Haridwar-Bhubaneswar Baristha Nagarika Tirtha Yatra Special will leave Balasore at December 13 and will reach at Haridwar on December 14. In the return direction, the special train will leave Haridwar on December 16 and will arrive at Balasore on December 18.
The train is being run by Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) on behalf of Odisha government. Infrastructural facilities are being provided by East Coast Railway.
The passengers of the Tirtha Jatra Special Train will visit various places like Haridwar, Mansa Devi Temple, Har ki Pauri including Ramjhula & Laxmanjhula at Rishikesh also.