The Railways had yesterday announced nine exam special trains for the exams that began today.
Nearly 48 lakh candidates will appear for the first set of the computer-based tests for 66,502 vacancies of assistant loco-pilots (ALP) and technicians. The exams will be conducted in a phased manner till August 31. The next set of exams is on August 10, followed by exams on August 13, 14, 17, 20, 21, 29, 30 and 31.
The train will stop at Dehri On Sone, Sasaram, Bhabua Road, Pt. Deen Dayal Upadhaya (Mughalsarai), Varanasi, Sultanpur, Lucknow Jn., Kanpur, Jhansi, Sant Hirdaram Nagar and Ujjain stations enroute in both the directions.
In the return journey, the 05526 Indore- Barauni Examination special train will depart from Indore on August 14 at 09.05 pm to reach Barauni at 02.20 am the third day.
Comprising of six sleeper class and ten general class coaches, the 05525/05526 Barauni-Indore-Barauni examination special train will stop at Samastipur, Muzzafarpur, Hajipur, Sonpur, Patliputra, Danapur, Ara, Buxar, Dildar Nagar, Pt. Deen Dayal Upadhaya (Mughalsarai), Varanasi, Sultanpur, Lucknow Jn., Kanpur, Jhansi, Sant Hirdaram Nagar and Ujjain stations enroute in both the directions.
Earlier, the national transporter announced the running of two trains between Bihar's Muzaffarpur city and Secunderabad in Telangana.
It also said special trains would be run between Muzaffarpur and Bhubaneshwar, between Darbhanga and Bhubaneshwar, Barauni and Sikandarabad, and Danapur and Sikandarabad.
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