Railways to launch 24 new trains on Nov 11

Railways will launch two dozen new trains across the country tomorrow in keeping with an announcement made in the Rail Budget for 2011-2012.

Last Updated: Nov 10, 2011, 18:04 PM IST

New Delhi: Railways will launch two dozen
new trains across the country tomorrow in keeping with an
announcement made in the Rail Budget for 2011-2012.

"Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi will announce the
commencement of 24 new trains tomorrow," said a senior Railway
Ministry official.

Asked whether the date of announcement is being decided
keeping the auspicious November 11, 2011 in mind, the official
answered in the negative, saying, "It has just coincided,
nothing else."
The announcement includes increasing frequency of four
trains and further extension of the journey of six trains.

Bikaner-Delhi Sarai Rohilla Intercity, Jodhpur-Delhi
Sarai Rohilla Express, Jharsuguda-Bhubaneswar Rajarani
Express, Bhuj-Dadar Express, Puri-Secunderabad Express and
Jaipur-Kamakhya Kabiguru Express are among the 24 new trains
to be launched by Trivedi tommorrow.

After the announcement by the Railway Minister, these
trains will be flagged off by the local MPs and MLAs from
their respective stations.

"All these new trains were announced in the rail Budget
2011-12. Whatever announcement has been made in the budget
will be fulfilled," said the official.

PTI