NFR introduces two new trains services

Dimapur, March 3 (MExN): The Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) has announced the introduction of two new train services between Jogbani – Siligiri Town and Dibrugarh – Deoghar. According to NFR CPRO, Sabyasachi De these services, train no. 15723/15724 (Jogbani - Siliguri Town- Jogbani) will run five days in a week and train No.15926/15925 (Dibrugarh – Deoghar- Dibrugarh) will run on a weekly basis.

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi virtually flagged off the train connecting Jogbani-Siliguri town on March 2.
“These Express trains will improve rail connectivity between Assam, West Bengal, Bihar and Jharkhand fostering trade and other economic activities,” the CPRO said.

The Jogbani - Siliguri Express will depart from Jogbani at 05:40 AM and will arrive at Siliguri town at 1:30 PM on the same day. In return direction, the train will depart from Siliguri at 4:50 PM and will arrive at Jogbani at 12:15 AM on the next day. These express trains will run on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, commencing journey from March 4. They will run via Forbesganj, Arariya, Purnea Junction, Katihar Junction, Salmari, Barsoi Junction, Dalkolha, Kishanganj, Aluabari Road, Thakurganj, Bagdogra, and Siliguri Junction in both directions. The trains will have twelve second class, three chair car and one AC chair car coaches for the passengers.

Similarly, the Dibrugarh – Deoghar Express will depart from Dibrugarh at 11:30 PM from  March 5 onwards and will arrive  at Deoghar  on 06:00 AM on March 7. In return direction, the train will depart from Deoghar at 8:05 PM from March 5 and will arrive Dibrugarh at 11:00 PM the next day. These Express trains will run via Dhemaji, North Lakhimpur, Harmuti, Viswanath Chariali, Rangapara North, Udalguri, Rangiya Junction, Nalbari, Barpeta Road, New Bongaigaon, Kokrajhar, New Jalpaiguri, Kishanganj, Barsoi Junction, Katihar Junction, Khagaria Junction, Bhagalpur and Mohanpur in both directions. The trains will have two AC 2-tier, six AC 3-tier, seven sleeper class, four second class coaches for the passengers. The details of stoppages and timings of these trains are available at IRCTC website and are also being notified in various newspapers and social media platforms of NF Railway. Passengers are requested to verify the details before undertaking their journey.