Jaipur-Mathura special train to run from August 4

Seeing the heavy load of passengers, the Railway authorities have decided to run a special train from Jaipur to Mathura. The train will run regularly from August 4 till October 1 to clear the passenger rush. The special train will make a total of 59 rounds. North Western Railways spokesperson Tarun Jain said, “We have decided to start a special train from Jaipur to Mathura. The train will run from Jaipur everyday at 3.20 pm and reach Mathura at 8.10 pm. On its return journey, it will depart from Mathura at 8.25 am and reach Jaipur 12.50 pm.” The train will have 18 compartments. It will halt at Gandhi Nagar, Bandikui, Dausa, Alwar, Brijnagar stations, he said.

Jaipur: Govt sets up ‘dedicated fund’ to boost metro project’s funding

To boost funding for the Metro project, the UDH department has set up ‘Jaipur Metro Dedicated Fund’. The Rajasthan Transport Infrastructure Development Fund will provide 25% share in the Metro fund. Department’s additional chief secretary GS Sandhu said that the provision of infrastructure fund is meant to improve the transport facilities and renovate the existing infrastructure.