A new train between Naharlagun in Arunachal Pradesh and Anand Vihar Terminal in New Delhi was flagged off by Union Ministers Kiren Rijiju and Rajen Gohain.
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Speaking during the occasion, Rijiju, the Union Minister of State for Home said “This is the beginning. Arunachal Pradesh is poised for a giant leap in the developmental front with a survey of 11 railway projects in the state going on which will change the face of the state soon.” The new train, known as ‘Arunachal Express’ would cover the 2013 kilometer distance between Naharlagun and Anand Vihar Terminal in little over 38 hours and would have 14 stoppages en-route.
With all air-conditioned LHB (Linke Hofmann Busch) coaches, the train would offer all comfort and facilities to the passengers. This is the second direct train for Arunachal Pradesh and 14th for Northeast to connect with the national capital.