"We would announce special trains for Diwali in the next 10 to 15 days," Misra told reporters on the sidelines of a function at the Integral Coach Factory in Chennai. Arrangements were being made to deploy more employees at ticket counters, he said.

Rail passengers are looking forward to the special trains as advance rail reservation for the festival, which is on November 1, was full within few minutes of the counters being opened on September 1.


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