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Rly bonanza: 2 trains get extended to Chandigarh


CHANDIGARH: The Chandigarh railway station will now get two more trains as a part of the announcement made via Union railway minister Piyush Goyal on Thursday. The two trains are Firozpur-Ludhiana and Saharanpur-Nangal Dam.

The extension is the part of an announcement made via the railway minister that comes with 22 educate services and products plying at the Indian railways system. The extension of trains will help in construction of the regions and utilize assets to the full extent, Goyal stated, including that the move would provide further connectivity between various portions within the nation. Chairman of the railway board, Vinod Kumar Yadav and member (visitors) Girish Pillai in conjunction with different senior officers had been present on the meeting.

Addressing the gathering, Goyal stated, “To cut back further layover time of trains and emphasising on sweating the belongings, we have now decided to increase a number of trains across various zones of the railways.”


He added that first successful experiment of extension was once offered on Gatiman Express, which was once prolonged from Agra to Gwalior and then to Jhansi. Accordingly, the next extension of 22 pairs of educate services and products will help in construction of those areas and help to make use of assets to the full extent.


Firozpur-Ludhiana Cantt Sutlej Express previous used to get terminated at Ludhiana, however has now been prolonged to Chandigarh. On method it's going to additionally halt at New Morinda and Mohali. This will probably be second educate between Chandigarh and Firozpur Cantt.


The second educate, 64511/64512 Saharanpur-Nangal Dam Express, was once previous was once plying between two station bypassing Chandigarh, however after announcement has been re-routed via Chandigarh connecting Mohali at the method.


All those extensions had been deliberate by using the layover classes of the existing trains at their respective terminating stations. These extensions will help in additional gainful utilization of training stock and can increase income of the railways the use of present belongings with most utilization.


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