Good News !! Soon a Gatimaan Express from New Delhi to Kanpur
Allahabad: Buoyed with the success of India’s first semi-high speed train Gatiman Express between Nizamuddin and Agra, the railways are planning to run another similar train between New Delhi and Kanpur.
“The North Central Railway (NCR) zone has started the survey in this regard. The completion of all the formalities may take around a year and a half,” general manager NCR Arun Saxena told newspersons.
The proposed Gatiman Express:
- It will take around 18 months to start this train.
- The concerned railway zone has initiated the survey.
- The railways are also working to run this train on Mathura-Agra track instead of Aligarh-Tundla track.
- The survey has also been initiated on Mathura-Palwal route.
It may be mentioned that railways took a time of over two years to run Gatiman Express from Nizamuddin in New Delhi to Agra.