New Delhi: Piyush Goyal, Minister of Railways & Coal on Saturday flagged off Naini-Doon Janshatabdi Express (12091/12092) through video conferencing from Rail Bhavan here.
This new train will provide additional service between Kathgodam and Dehradun.
Speaking on this occasion, Goyal said, “The new train will connect two important destinations for tourism i.e. Dehradun (Mussorie) & Kathgodam (Nainital). This new train will also bring development to the region as it will connect important business cities like Rudrapur & Moradabad in Uttar Pradesh.”
He further said that the new train will help daily passengers who travel on this route & want to reach home same day. He also congratulated the people of Uttarakhand for the launch of this new train service.
Ashwani Lohani, Chairman, Railway Board, Shri Girish Pillai, Member Traffic, Railway Board & other senior official were present during the occasion.
The abstract schedule including timings, composition, days of run etc. of the train service flagged off today is as under:
Days of Run: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.
Composition: GS-3 (Second-class coach), GSCZ-5 (second class chair car), GSCZAC-2 (AC chair car), SLR/SLRD-2 (Second-class Luggage/parcel van + guard van) = 12 Coaches.
Commercial stoppages: Haldwani, Lalkuan, Rudrapur City, Rampur, Moradabad, Najibabad and Haridwar.