A new weekly express special train from Naharlagun of Arunachal Pradesh to Anand Vihar Terminal in Delhi will be inaugurated by Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju and Minister of State of Railways Rajen Gohain on 1st March at Naharlagun railway station.
The new train, numbered as 02411 / 02412, will be called the Arunachal Express and it will be the 14th direct train connecting Northeast with the national capital.
The Arunachal Express Special train will have state-of-the-art LHB coaches which are modern and safe. The train will cover the 2013 km distance between Naharlagun and Anand Vihar Terminal in little over 38 hours and will have 14 stoppages en-route. The train will be completely air-conditioned and will have 1st class, Two-tier and Three-tier coaches along with a pantry car.
With the introduction of the new train Arunachal Pradesh will now be connected with the national capital with two trains. A weekly AC express (No. 22412/22411) is already running between Naharlagun and Anand Vihar.
It must be mention here that the PM Modi had announced for this new Arunachal Express during his visit in Itanagar on February,15 last.