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NFR to resume the Garib Rath Express in state from July


BY TC News Desk

Agartala, 20th June 2024:         Northeast Frontier Railway has decided to resume the services of two pairs of Garib Rath Express from the month of July. These trains will run between Agartala-Kolkata and Guwahati-Kolkata at designated days of run from its respective destinations.

As per NFR, Garib Rath Express will run every Wednesday from 3rd July. The train will depart from Agartala at 7:35 hrs to reach Kolkata at 14:30 hrs next day. Similarly, Train no. 12501 (Kolkata- Agartala) Garib Rath Express will run every Sunday from 7th July and will depart from Kolkata at 21:40 hrs to reach Agartala at 05:15 hrs on Tuesday.

These trains will run via stations like Dharmanagar, New Haflong, Guwahati, Goalpara Town, New Bongaigaon, New Alipurduar, New Jalpaiguri, Malda Town, Katwa Jn. and Bandel Jn. to reach its respective destinations.

All the above trains will run with 16 numbers of AC-3 Tier Economy coaches for passenger convenience.

“With resuming the services of these express trains, it will fulfil the long standing demand of the people. The rail connectivity of Northeast will be more strengthened with West Bengal and its capital city by these services. This will highly benefit the patients, students and other commuters of the adjacent states apart from promoting economic growth & commerce”, said NFR officials.

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