Agartala-Deoghar train to be flagged off on July 6

The train was one of BJPs pre-election assurances to assist thousands of devotees of Anukul Thakur to visit their holy place at Deoghar.

Published: 01st July 2018 01:53 PM  |   Last Updated: 01st July 2018 01:53 PM   |  A+A-

By PTI

AGARTALA: A new weekly train from Agartala to Deoghar in Jharkhand will be flagged off on July 6 by Railways Minister Piyush Goyal, a Northeast Frontier Railway spokesman said.

Although the train will be flagged off from Agartala on July 6, its regular service will begin from July 14, he said in a statement yesterday.

The train was one of BJPs pre-election assurances to assist thousands of devotees of Anukul Thakur to visit their holy place at Deoghar.

The Express train will cover a distance of 1,473 km in 39 hours.

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