Agartala, Oct 11: In order to improve rail connectivity of Tripura with the rest of the country, the Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) has determined to extend the service of the Guwahati-Kolkata-Guwahati Express train upto Agartala, officers stated on Monday.
NFR’s Chief Public Relations Officer (CPRO) Sabyasachi De stated that Guwahati-Kolkata-Guwahati Express might be prolonged upto Tripura’s capital Agartala once a week.
The inaugural special of this extension of the train would be flagged off by President Droupadi Murmu on Thursday from Agartala railway station.
The CPRO stated that the inaugural unique will run thru New Karimganj, New Haflong, Guwahati, Goalpara Town, Kokrajhar, New Coochbehar, Kishanganj, Katwa, and Bandel.
The express train might run with a composition of 14 coaches. During its ordinary run, the express train (Agartala-Kolkata) would depart from Agartala every Wednesday morning to reach Kolkata the next day afternoon.
In the return direction, the train would depart from Kolkata every Sunday to reach Agartala on Tuesday evening.
The President for the duration of her stay in Tripura might inaugurate the Judicial Academy and lay the inspiration for the National Law University at Narsinghgarh, on the outskirts of Agartala.
The government would also accord a civic reception to Murmu, who might additionally absolutely inaugurate and lay the inspiration for many different initiatives in Tripura.