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Chief Minister Dr. Manik Saha Flag Off Agartala-Deogarh Train.

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Agartala, 3rd of February, 2024 : Hon’ble Chief Minister Dr. Manik Saha flagged off the upgraded Agartala-Deoghar Express train that got a new rake of the German-origin Linke Hofmann Busch (LHB) coaches.

“Prime Minister Narendra Modi gifted the HIRA model to the state through the Act East Policy. This is being felt through the improvement and service of the railway communication system of the Dtate. The State Government easily got the Central Government to improve the communication system”, Hon’ble Chief Minister Dr. Manik Saha said at the inauguration ceremony of the upgraded Agartala-Deoghar Express train.

On the occasion, the Chief Minister said that Indian Railways has added LHB rack to the 15626/15625 Agartala-Deoghar-Agartala Express train considering passenger comfort. On the one hand, as the number of passengers will increase, the safety of the passengers will be more secure and the railway journey will be comfortable These LHB design coaches have power van cum guard van, pantry car Also, the number of passengers will also increase in general class with AC three tiers The Chief Minister thanked the Prime Minister and the Union Railway Minister for this initiative. He said, The upgraded Agartala-Deoghar Express will depart from Agartala every Saturday at 7 pm for Deoghar.

The train will run via Teliamura, Ambassa, Dharmanagar, Badarpur Junction, New Haflong, Lamding Junction, Chaparmukh, Guwahati, Kamakhya, Rangia, New Bangaigaon, New Coochbehar, New Jalpaiguri Junction, Katihar, Naugachia Munger, Bhagalpur Junction and Banka to Deoghar Junction will arrive. The Chief Minister said that Indian Railways is making continuous efforts to improve passenger convenience, safety and comfort of travel services.

Prem Ranjan Kumar Senior railway officials from Lumding Division and  many other dignitaries were present in the inauguration ceremony.

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