11 July 2018

Train no.15625 / 15626 Agartala- Deoghar Weekly Express

The train will cover the distance of 1,462 km between Agartala and Deoghar in about 39 hours. From Agartala, the train will leave every Saturday at 22.00 hrs to reach Deoghar at 13.00 hrs of Monday. In the return direction, the train will leave Deoghar every Monday at 18.45 hrs to reach Agartala at 08.15 hrs of Wednesday. It will traverse through the states of Tripura, Assam, West Bengal, Bihar and Jharkhand. The train will have 20 stoppages in its journey including Agartala, Ambasa, Dharmanagar, Badarpur, Lumding, Guwahati, Rangiya, New Jalpaiguri, Katihar, Khagaria and Bhagalpur.

The new train introduced today has many advanced safety features including highly crashworthy Centre Buffer Coupler which will minimize injury to passengers in case of any accident. The AC 3-Tier fare from Agartala to Deoghar would be about Rs. 1,600/- per person and the fare in sleeper class would be Rs. 580. The new train will traverse through the states of Tripura, Assam, West Bengal, Bihar and Jharkhand providing connectivity to a large number of people of the entire eastern India.

It may be mentioned that the first BG passenger train linking Agartala with rest of the country was started o­n 31-07-2016. Since then, 10 more pairs of trains have been introduced in Tripura including a Rajdhani services introduced o­n 28-10-2017 and Humsafar Express to Bangalore introduced o­n 05-01-2018. The train flagged off today would be the 12th pair of train services introduced in Tripura since July 2016. The capital city of Agartala has already been connected with New Delhi, Kolkata, and Bangalore.