Agartala, Sep 29, 2023, TRIPURA TIMES Desk
Agartala Sep 28: In a major boost to Tripura's rail connectivity, the Lokmanya Tilak-Kamakhya weekly Express has been extended up to Agartala.
Chief Minister Dr. Manik Saha in a social media post, conveyed his gratitude to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Minister for Railways Ashwini Vaishnaw for this direct train service between Agartala and Mumbai.
The extended train service would largely benefit the people of Tripura, the Chief Minister mentioned.
The train no- 12519/12520 Lokmanya Tilak-Kamakhya weekly Express has been extended up to Agartala in Tripura. The stoppages between Guwahati and Agartala will be at Ambassa, Dharmanagar, Badarpur, New Haflong, Lumding, Hojai & Chaparmukh Stations, said the PRO of the NF Railway in a press statement issued on Friday.
“It will now start from Agartala Station on Thursday at 06:00 am and will arrive at Lokmanya Tilak Station on Saturday at 04:15 pm. In the return journey, train no-12519 (Lokmanya Tilak-Kamakhya-Agartala) Express will depart from Lokmanya Tilak Station on Sunday at 07:50 am and will arrive at Agartala Station on Tuesday at 07:50 pm”, the press statement read.
Under the able guidance of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Ministry of Railways has decided to improve rail connectivity between various parts of North-eastern states with major and important cities of India.
Also, Train no- 12513/12514 Secunderabad-Guwahati weekly Express has been extended up to Silchar in Southern Assam. The stoppages between Guwahati and Silchar will be at Badarpur, New Haflong, Lumding, Hojai & Jagiroad Station.
The train no-12514 (Silchar-Guwahati-Secunderabad) Express will now start from Silchar Station on Wednesday at 07:45 pm and reach Secunderabad on Friday at 03:35 am. In the return journey, train no- 12513 (Secunderabad-Guwahati-Silchar) Express will start from Secunderabad Station on Saturday at 04:35 pm and arrive at Silchar Station on Monday at 11:45 pm.
These train services will connect remote areas of the Northeast with Mumbai and Secunderabad.
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