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Agartala – Deoghar Express train starts running with LHB coaches


Maligaon, 03rd February, 2024:  In a bid to further enhance safety and comfort for passengers, the coaches of train No. 15626/15625(Agartala – Deoghar – Agartala)weekly express has been converted into modern LHB (Linke Hofmann Busch) coaches, equipped with the-state-of-art features. Prof. (Dr.) Manik Saha, Hon’ble Chief Minster of Tripura flagged off the train with LHB rake from Agartala Railway Station today. Senior railway officials from Lumding division and other dignitaries were present on the occasion.

The newly converted LHB train no. 15626(Agartala – Deoghar) Express will depart from Agartala every Saturday at 19:00 hours and train no. 15625 (Deoghar – Agartala) Express will depart from Deoghar every Mondayw.e.f 05thFebruary, 2024 at 20:05 hours. Enroute, the train will run viaAmbassa, Badarpur Jn., Lumding Jn., Guwahati, Rangiya Jn., New Jalpaiguri, Naugachia, Bhagalpur etc. Conversion of this train to LHB rake will provide comfort to the enroute passengers from northeast who visitto the holy city Deoghar for pilgrimage.

Also, for convenience of the passengers, it has been decided to convert the train no. 05628/05627 (Agartala – Guwahati – Agartala) special to LHB. Train no. 05628 (Agartala – Guwahati) Special will depart from Agartala every Thursday at 19:00 hours w.e.f 08th February, 2024 and train no. 05627 (Guwahati – Agartala) Special will depart from Guwahati every Friday w.e.f 09th February, 2024 at 13:15 hours.

Both the trains will consist of 21 LHB design coaches, which includes five AC 3-tier, ten Sleeper Class, three Second Class, one Pantry Car and two Power Cars.

Indian Railways has been continuously striving to provide a safer, faster and more comfortable travelling experience to the people of the North Eastern region, and the conversion of these trains into a modern LHB rake will be an important step in this regard.

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