Train covering longest rail route runs tomorrow

Covering the distance of 4286 km in 82.30 hours, the weekly train will leave Dibrugarh every Saturday at 11.45 pm, reach Kanniyakumari on Wednesday.

Last Updated: Nov 18, 2011, 16:32 PM IST

Guwahati: A new weekly train `Vivek
Express` covering the country`s longest rail route from
Dibrugarh in Assam to Kannyakumari in Tamil Nadu will be
operating on Saturday.

The train will be flagged off from Dibrugarh by Union
Minister of State for Development of the North Eastern Region
Paban Singh Ghatowar, NF Railway spokesman S Hajong said.

Covering the distance of 4286 km in 82.30 hours, the
weekly train will leave Dibrugarh every Saturday at 11.45 pm
and reach Kanniyakumari on Wednesday at 10.25 am.

In the return direction, it will leave Kannyakumari
every Saturday at 2 pm and reach Dibrugarh on Wednesday at
3.30 am.

PTI