9 special trains have been operated for the historical fair of Rukshetra. These trains will be operated from Delhi, Jind, and Ambala Cantt. Apart from this, arrangements have been made for 28 trains to stop at Kurukshetra railway station for 2 to 5 minutes. This time it is expected that 500000 devotees from other states of the country will reach this historic fair.
2 trains will run from Jind to Kurukshetra:
Two special trains have been operated from the Jind district of Haryana for the Surya Grahan fair of Kurukshetra. The first train will leave at 2:20 pm. The second one will leave from Jind at 3.00 pm. The return of these trains from Kurukshetra will be at 5:00 PM and 6:50 PM. Apart from this, a train from Panipat will also run att 1:25 in the afternoon.
Ambala-Delhi train schedule:
Special trains will be run for Kurukshetra Junction from Ambala Cantt and Delhi also. The train will depart from Ambala Cantt at 1:50 pm. Apart from this, a train will also operate at 5:45 pm. A train will run from Kurukshetra to Delhi at 7:25 pm and will reach Delhi at 11:50 pm.
28 trains will stop in Kurukshetra for 2 to 5 minutes :
The stopping time of 28 trains at Kurukshetra has been reduced from 2 to 5 minutes for the convenience of the devotees during the Surya Grahan fair. It also includes super-fast Vande Bharat trains running from Una Himachal Pradesh. These trains will halt at Kurukshetra Junction for two to five minutes.
Instructions have been issued to deploy 6500 policemen for the safety of the pilgrims. In order not to lapse in security, the entire fair complex has been divided into 20 zones. CM Manohar has instructed CS Sanjeev Kaushal to make elaborate arrangements for the fair.
Special buses will be run for the solar eclipse fair in Kurukshetra so that the devotees do not face any inconvenience in reaching the fair. The District Administration, KDB, and Tourism Department have been given the responsibility for the successful organization of the fair. Every year lakhs of people come to take a dip in the Bhram Srovar Surya Grahan fair held in Kurukshetra.