The Duronto trains, widely seen as one of the legacies of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee during her stint as railway minister, may be discontinued, a report said.
Freedom fighters along with their companions will be able to travel in Duronto trains now as Railways has decided to relaxed rules allowing complimentary pass holders to avail premier train service.
Two new Duronto trains for
Mumbai and Ajmer and one AC double-decker train for Jaipur are
among 23 new train services to be launched by Northern Railway
Passengers of the Howrah-Mumbai Duronto Express had a narrow escape Friday when its engine and generator van got separated from the rest of the train.
The much awaited
Mumbai-Nagpur-Mumbai Duronto train is being introduced from
November 21 from Mumbai while the regular train will commence
from Nagpur two days later, a top railway official said on Thursday.
In a bid to popularise Duronto
trains, the Railways have showcased the non-stop super fast
train in the trade fair.
The non-stop Duronto trains will
no longer have old coaches with side-middle berth, known as AC
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