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Tripura: Agartala-Silchar Jana Shatabdi express on the cards

Tripura: Agartala-Silchar Jana Shatabdi express on the cards

Agartala, Dec 5 (UNI) The Railway Board has agreed to the proposal of Tripura government to introduce a Jana Shatabdi express on the Agartala-Silchar route, it was announced here on Sunday.
Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) source said that a separable conventional passenger rake of 10 coaches used on the majority of main line trains in India is available for this tri-weekly service.
The NFR sources said after reviewing the proposal for starting the Jana Shatabdi express between Agartala and Silchar, the Railway Board found it to be feasible. At present, both the cities are connected directly by a daily express train running with 18 coaches and Jan Shatabdi train on this route is expected to start rolling very soon.

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