Manoj Sinha flags off Darbhanga-Jalandhar City Antyodaya Express
Source :NewsBharati   Date :15-May-2018
New Delhi, May 15:  Manoj Sinha Minister of State of Railways, flagged off new train called Antyodaya express  viz. 22551/22552 Darbhanga-Jalandhar City Antyodaya Express (Weekly) today through video conferencing from Rail Bhawan. Member Traffic, Railway Board, Shri Mohd. Jamshed, Member Traction, Railway Board, Shri Ghanshyam Singh and other Senior Officials of Railways were present at the occasion. 


Speaking on occasion, Shri Manoj Sinha said Indian Railways has been making many efforts for providing connectivity all over the country and giving access to the countrymen along with making travel easy and comfortable. This Antyodaya Train will make it easy to commute to those travelling from Bihar to Punjab thus providing connectivity to the people of Bihar.He further said that, the Indian Railways will continue their efforts to provide safe and comfortable journey to their passengers. Darbhanga-Jalandhar Antyodaya Express train will sport many modern features. These modern features will include extra cell phone charging points, bio-toilets, RO water supply system as well as two equipments for firefighting.

According to the railways officials, the 22551 weekly Antyodaya Express train would leave Darbhanga (every Saturday) at 3.25 am and reach Jalandhar at 5.10 am the next day. On its return trip, the 22552 train would depart from Jalandhar city at 10 am and reach Darbhanga at 11.30 am the next day. The trains would have 10-minute halt at Ludhiana in both directions. With all general/unreserved coaches, the train would have stoppages at Ludhiana, Sahnewal, Ambala Cantt, Saharanpur, Laksar, Moradabad, Bareilly, Sitapur Cantt, Gorakhpur, Narkatiaganj, Betia, Sangauli, Raxaul and Sitamarhi.

· DDays of run: Ex-DBG: Sat

Ex-JUC: Sun

· OOne way distance: 1404 Kms.

· JJourney time:

From Darbhanga to Jalandhar City: 25 HR. 30 Min

From Jalandhar City to Darbhanga: 25 HR. 30 Min

· AAverage Speed:

From Darbhanga to Jalandhar City: 55.05 KMPH

From Jalandhar City to Darbhanga: 55.05 KMPH

Composition of regular service: General Coach (LS)-16, Power Car (LWLRRM)-2 = 18 coaches

Primary Maintenance: Darbhanga (ECR)

Nature of Service: Antyodaya Express