Vivek Express: Country’s Longest Train To Operate Twice A Week


New Delhi: The services of the country’s longest train, Vivek Express, will be available twice a week, Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) said.

Train no. 15906 (Dibrugarh – Kanyakumari) Vivek Express which previously used to run on Saturdays, will now operate additionally every Tuesday from November 22, a press release issued by NFR said.

Train no. 15905 (Kanyakumari – Dibrugarh) Vivek Express which currently runs only on Thursdays, will now be available even on Sundays from November 27, the release said.

Vivek Express connects Assam with the southernmost tip of Tamil Nadu.

The Dibrugarh- Kanyakumari Vivek Express, which was flagged off on November 19, 2011, covers a distance of 4,189 km and traverses through nine states in over 80 hours.

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