Indian Railway Holiday List 2024 | Railway calendar List 2024

Last updated: Mar 20th, 2024 at 5:00pm Edited by: Infotechies

Indian Railways is also called the lifeline of the nation. On 16th April 1853, the first passenger train ran between Bori Bunder (Bombay) and Thane, a distance of 34 km. It was operated by three locomotives, named Sahib, Sultan, and Sindh, and had thirteen carriages. The government of India operates India’s national railway system under the ownership of the ministry of railways.

Every Sunday shall be weekly off and every 2nd Saturday of the month shall also be a non-working day in Railways. For employees in railways, 14 compulsory holidays and 5 optional holidays for every year are holidays declared by the Zonal offices.

Railway Government Holiday List 2024

List of Central Government Gazetted Holidays 2024

Railway Office Holiday List 2024

1Republic Day26.01.2024Friday
3Good Friday29.03.2024Friday
5Ram Navami17.04.2024Wednesday
6Mahavir Jayanti21.04.2024Sunday
7Budha Purnima23.05.2024Thursday
8Id.ul.Zuha (Bakrid)17.06.2024Monday
10Independence Day15.08.2024Thursday
11Janmashtami (Vaishnava)26.08.2024Monday
12Milad – un – Nabi or Id – e – Milad (Birthday of Prophet Muhammad)16.09.2024Monday
13Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday02.10.2024Wednesday
15Diwali (Deepavali)31.10.2024Thursday
16Guru Nanak’s Birthday15.11.2024Friday
17Christmas Day25.12.2024Wednesday

List of Central Government Restricted Holidays 2024

Indian Railway Restricted Holiday List 2024

1New Year’s Day01.01.2024Monday
3Makar Sankranti14.01.2024Sunday
4Magha Bihu/ Pongal15.01.2024Monday
5Guru Gobind Singh’s Birthday17.01.2024Wednesday
6Hazarat Ali’s Birthday25.01.2024Thursday
7Sri Panchami, Basant Panchami14.02.2024Wednesday
8Shiva ji Jayanti19.02.2024Monday
9Guru Ravi Das’s Birthday24.02.2024Saturday
10Birthday of Swami Dayananda Saraswati06.03.2024Wednesday
11Maha Shivratri08.03.2024Friday
12Holika dahan24.03.2024Sunday
14Easter Sunday31.03.2024Sunday
16Chaitra Sukladi / Gudi Padava/ Ugadi / Cheti Chand09.04.2024Tuesday
17Vaisakhi / Vishu13.04.2024Saturday
18Meshadi (Tamil New Year’s Day) / Vaisakhadi (Bengal) / Bahag Bihu (Assam)14.04.2024Sunday
19Birthday of Guru Rabindranath Tagore08.05.2024Wednesday
20Rath Yatra07.07.2024Sunday
21Parsi New Year’s day/ Nauraj15.08.2024Thursday
22Raksha Bandhan19.08.2024Monday
23Ganesh Chaturthi / Vinayaka Chaturthi07.09.2024Saturday
24Onam or Thiru Onam Day15.09.2024Sunday
25Dusshera (Saptami)10.10.2024Thursday
26Dussehra (Mahashtami) / Dussehra (Mahanavmi)11.10.2024Friday
27Maharishi Valmiki’s Birthday17.10.2024Thursday
28Karaka Chaturthi (Karwa Chouth)20.10.2024Sunday
29Naraka Chaturdasi31.10.2024Thursday
30Govardhan Puja02.11.2024Saturday
31Bhai Duj03.11.2024Sunday
31Pratihar Shashthi or Surya Shashthi (Chhat Puja)07.11.2024Thursday
32Guru Teg Bahadur’s Martyrdom Day24.11.2024Sunday
33Christmas Eve24.12.2024Tuesday


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