The Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) has taken a decision to extend the service of the weekly Agartala-Secunderabad-Agartala special train from June 5 to August 4, 2023, in order to cater to the increased number of passengers during this period. The train will continue to operate with the same stoppages, timings, and revised composition as before. Additionally, the services of the Secunderabad-Agartala special train have also been extended to run from June 5 to July 31, 2023.
As per the schedule, the train departs from Secunderabad at 4:35 pm every Monday and reaches Agartala at 3 am on Thursday. Similarly, in its return journey, the Agartala-Secunderabad special train will run from June 9 to August 4, 2023. The train departs from Agartala at 6:10 am every Friday and arrives at Secunderabad at 4:15 pm on Sunday.
To meet the demands of the local population, the NFR has decided to provide stoppages of the Agartala-Silchar-Agartala Express at Jogendranagar, Jirania, and Manu stations on an experimental basis, starting from May 20, 2023. This move aims to facilitate easier travel for the local residents and fulfill their transportation needs.
The inaugural service with the new stoppages was flagged off on Saturday from Jirania station by Tripura’s Minister of Transport and Tourism, Sushanta Chowdhury. The event was attended by local passengers and railway officials. With the inclusion of these new stoppages, the Agartala-Silchar Express will arrive at Jogendranagar at 11:10 am, Jirania at 11:26 am, and Manu at 12:59 pm.
During its return journey, the Silchar-Agartala Express will arrive at Manu at 1:59 pm, Jirania at 3:30 pm, and Jogendranagar at 3:47 pm. The stoppage duration at each station will be one minute to ensure a smooth and timely journey for passengers.
The extension of the Agartala-Secunderabad special train service and the introduction of new stoppages for the Agartala-Silchar Express reflect the NFR’s commitment to meeting the growing demands of passengers in the region. The decision to extend the service period is in response to the anticipated surge in passenger traffic during this time, allowing more people to avail themselves of convenient travel options.
The NFR has been continuously working towards enhancing rail connectivity and improving the overall travel experience for passengers. By extending the train services and introducing experimental stoppages, the railway authorities are addressing the specific needs of local communities and striving to provide efficient and reliable transportation services.
Passengers traveling between Agartala and Secunderabad, as well as the intermediate stations, will benefit from the extended service period and the additional stoppages. The NFR’s efforts to accommodate the extra rush of passengers during this period demonstrate their dedication to ensuring a seamless and comfortable travel experience for all.
As the NFR continues to focus on improving railway infrastructure and services, passengers can expect further enhancements and initiatives aimed at enhancing connectivity, increasing convenience, and meeting the evolving needs of travelers in the region.
The Northeast Frontier Railway has decided to extend the service of the Agartala-Secunderabad special train to accommodate the increased passenger rush. The train will continue to operate with its existing stoppages, timings, and revised composition. Additionally, the Agartala-Silchar Express will now have new experimental stoppages at Jogendranagar, Jirania, and Manu stations. These developments reflect the NFR’s commitment to providing efficient and convenient rail transportation services for the benefit of the local population. By extending the train services and introducing new stoppages, the NFR aims to enhance connectivity and cater to the growing demands of passengers in the region.