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Updated on: Thursday, November 26, 2020, 11:02 AM IST

Western Railway operates its first Kisan Rail between Laxmibai Nagar and New Guwahati

In a unique initiative to help farmers to send their perishable agro products to inter-state markets without any delay, the first ever Kisan Rail Parcel special train of Western Railway was flagged off from Laxmibai Nagar near Indore to New Guwahati by Member of Parliament Shankar Lalwani on 24th November, 2020 in the presence of various dignitaties along with Divisional Railway Manager of Ratlam Division. Alok Kansal- General Manager of Western Rly has taken keen interest in this regard & has paved way for suitable implementation of this initiative, with his able guidance & support. This train No 00907/00908 Laxmibai Nagar – New Guwahati Kisan Rail is a weekly special train which will depart from Laxmibai Nagar station at 15.00 hrs every Tuesday and will reach New Guwahati at 15.25 hrs every Thursday. Similarly, Train No. 00908 New Guwahati – Laxmibai Nagar Special will depart from New Guwahati at 22.00 hrs every Thursday from 26th Nov, 2020 and will arrive Laxmibai Nagar at 22.15 hrs on Saturday. This is the first of its kind weekly Kisan parcel special train to run by WR between Laxmibai Nagar and New Guwahati, which will run upto February 2021.
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Published on: Thursday, November 26, 2020, 11:02 AM IST
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