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Dhubri-Silghat train introduced

By Staff Reporter

GUWAHATI, Feb 11 � A new tri-weekly train service between Dhubri and Silghat has been introduced from today connecting the old city of Dhubri to the town of Silghat in Assam adjacent to the world famous Kaziranga National Park.

The train was flagged off by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee along with Dinesh Trivedi, Minister for Railways, at Bagdogra.

The people of areas in and around Dhubri and Silghat are expected to benefit by the introduction of this train. Tourists visiting Kaziranga National Park can also avail the service of this train from Guwahati and return to the city in convenient times.

The train from Dhubri will have regular run from February 14. Similarly, the train from Silghat will have regular run from February 15.

It will leave Dhubri at 21.00 hrs on every Tuesday, Friday and Sunday reaching Silghat on every Wednesday, Saturday and Monday at 10.05 hrs. In return direction, it will leave Silghat on every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday at 16.20 hrs reaching Dhubri on every Tuesday, Thursday and Friday at 05.00 hrs, an NFR press release stated.

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Dhubri-Silghat train introduced

GUWAHATI, Feb 11 � A new tri-weekly train service between Dhubri and Silghat has been introduced from today connecting the old city of Dhubri to the town of Silghat in Assam adjacent to the world famous Kaziranga National Park.

The train was flagged off by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee along with Dinesh Trivedi, Minister for Railways, at Bagdogra.

The people of areas in and around Dhubri and Silghat are expected to benefit by the introduction of this train. Tourists visiting Kaziranga National Park can also avail the service of this train from Guwahati and return to the city in convenient times.

The train from Dhubri will have regular run from February 14. Similarly, the train from Silghat will have regular run from February 15.

It will leave Dhubri at 21.00 hrs on every Tuesday, Friday and Sunday reaching Silghat on every Wednesday, Saturday and Monday at 10.05 hrs. In return direction, it will leave Silghat on every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday at 16.20 hrs reaching Dhubri on every Tuesday, Thursday and Friday at 05.00 hrs, an NFR press release stated.