Sampark Kranti Express to be flagged off today, Train timings and Schedule
SILCHAR, Feb 19 – The wait for the people of Barak Valley to embark on a train to New Delhi will be over on February 20.
According to a release issued to the media by the North East Frontier Railway, the Poorvottar Sampark Kranti weekly express train will be ceremoniously flagged off by Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu at 2 pm from the Silchar Railway Station on Saturday.
He will also flag off the first commercial BG freight train to Jirania in Agartala and the first BG freight train to Jiribam in Manipur via video conferencing from the Silchar Railway Station. Both the freight trains will run from Badarpur, the release said.
In the meantime, Anil Daulat, DRM of Tinsukia Railway Division has reached Silchar in order to monitor the official proceedings.
Source: Assam Tribune