Rail Minister Prabhu flags off first Antyodaya Express train

25 days ago | 27-02-2017 | IBNS



New Delhi, Feb 27 : Union Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu flagged off the Husafar and Antyodaya express trains on Monday through video conferencing from Rail Bhavan, New Delhi.

He also launched a new Partnership in Parcel Business with the Department of Posts (India Post) and a new Catering Policy.

The Sriganganagar-Tiruchirapalli Humsafar Express and the first Antyodaya Express (running between Ernalulam and Howrah) were flagged off by the minister.

Till date, three Humsafar Express trains have been introduced on Indian Railways.

As announced in Railway Budget 2016-17, Antyodaya Express are long-distance, fully unreserved, superfast, trains.

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