Divisional Railway Manager Yatendra Kumar shared this information on Wednesday with Press/Media when he was Inspecting Bhagalpur station. He said that JanSadharan Express will arrive Bhagalpur at 5:45 PM and will leave for Anand Vihar Terminal at 11:10 PM. Although no official timetable has been released yet.
Jan Sadharan Express trains are series of passenger services operated by Indian Railways. Jan Sadharan Express trains are fully unreserved trains thereby providing cheaper transport aimed at common people. The services were first announced during the Rail budget on 30 January 2004. Muzaffarpur – Ahmedabad Jansadharan Express and Muzaffarpur – Lokmanya Tilak Terminus Jansadharan Express, were announced as weekly service during the full rail budget on 6 July 2004, of which the later was introduced on 2 October 2004 along with a new route of Chhapra – Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus JanSadharan Express was added to the list. During 2008-2009 Railway Budget, Amritsar – Saharsa Jan Sadharan Express was introduced. During 2014-2015 Railway Budget, 5 more Jan Sadharan Express trains were introduced, which were Ahmedabad – Darbhanga Jan Sadharan Express, Jaynagar – Mumbai Jan Sadharan Express, Mumbai – Gorakhpur Jan Sadharan Express, Gorakhpur – Amritsar Jan Sadharan Express, Saharsa – Anand Vihar Jan Sadharan Express and Saharsa – Amritsar Jan Sadharan Express. Recently Railway board Defuncted 5 JanSadharan Fleets and Converted to Antyodya Express by providing modern LHB coaches.
Bhagalpur station is being decorated like Bhopal: DRM said that the look of Bhagalpur station will change within six months. The Station will look like Vikramshila University, work is going on it. Earlier, DRM inspected the washing pit, coaching yard, running room, platform number 1 waiting room, including the station premises.
After the inspection, he held a meeting with the officials in the lounge. The DRM said that Bhagalpur station will be decorated like Bhopal. Ordered to build lift till the system of Escalator is improved and instructed to focus on the station cleaning system. Seeked cooperation from the passengers in making the system better. The DRM also inspected the Child Help Desk.