Railways Minister Manoj Sinha flags off Darbhanga-Jalandhar City Antyodaya Express
The Hush Post, New Delhi: There is good news for passengers as a new weekly train has been started between Jalandhar and Darbhanga in Bihar.
On Tuesday, Railways Minister Manoj Sinha flagged off Antyodaya train (number 22551/22552) Darbhanga-Jalandhar City Antyodaya Express (weekly) on Tuesday through video conferencing from Rail Bhawan. Member Traffic, Railway Board, Mohd. Jamshed, Member Traction, Railway Board, Ghanshyam Singh and other Senior Officials of Railways were present at the occasion.
Speaking on occasion, Railways Minister Manoj Sinha said Indian Railways has been making many efforts for providing connectivity all over the country and giving access to the countrymen along with making travel easy and comfortable. This Antyodaya Train will make it easy to commute to those travelling from Bihar to Punjab thus providing connectivity to the people of Bihar. The train is fully equipped with good facilities like Bio-toilets, mobile charging etc. making travel pleasant. He further said that, the Indian Railways will continue their efforts to provide a safe and comfortable journey to their passengers.
Following is the abstract schedule including timings, composition, stoppages etc. of the new train:-
- 22551/22552 Darbhanga-Jalandhar City Antyodaya Express (Weekly)
|Darbhanga-Jalandhar City Antyodaya Express (Weekly)||↓||Station||↑||Jalandhar City-Darbhanga Antyodaya Express (Weekly)|
|–||03.40 (Sat)||Darbhanga||11.30 (Mon)|
|05.10 (Sun)||–||Jalandhar City||–||10.00 (Sun)|
- Days of run: Ex-DBG: Sat
- One way distance: 1404 Kms.
- Journey time:
From Darbhanga to Jalandhar City: 25 HR. 30 Min
From Jalandhar City to Darbhanga: 25 HR. 30 Min
- Average Speed:
From Darbhanga to Jalandhar City: 55.05 KMPH
From Jalandhar City to Darbhanga: 55.05 KMPH
- Stoppages: Sitamarhi, Raxaul, Sagauli, Bettiah, Narkatiaganj Jn., Gorakhpur, Sitapur Cantt., Bareilly, Moradabad, Laksar Jn., Saharanpur, Ambala, Sanahwal, Ludhiana
- Composition of regular service: General Coach (LS)-16, Power Car (LWLRRM)-2 = 18 coaches
- Primary Maintenance: Darbhanga (ECR)
- Nature of Service: Antyodaya Express