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Sewa Service Trains Flagged Off: 7 Things You Should Know

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15th October, 2019 15:56 IST

Union Railways Minister Piyush Goyal has flagged off 9 Sewa Service trains through a video conference from New Delhi Railway Station. These Sewa Service Trains will ply in various states across the country. Here is all you need to know about Sewa Service Trains:

  • Sewa Service Trains are short-haul trains. 
  • They will ensure better connectivity between smaller towns and important cities. 
  • The initiative of Sewa Service Trains will ensure last mile connectivity. 
  • These will better utilise the rolling stock. 
  • Diversion of short distance traffic from road to Railways will also help ease vehicular traffic from the roads, ensuring congestion free movement.
  • Daily trains have been introduced between Delhi and Shamli, Bhubaneswar and Nayagarh town, Murkongselex and Dibrugarh, Kota and Jhalawar city and Coimbatore and Palani. 
  • The other Sewa Service Trains will run from Vadnagar to Mahesana, Asarya to Himmatnagar, Karur to Salem, Yesvantpur to Tumkur and Coimbatore to Pollachi. These will run six days a week. 
  • Also Read: Attention! Now book entire train or coach through IRCTC FTR; Here's all you need to know

    Also Read: IRCTC ALERT! Link your IRCTC ID with Aadhaar Card to avail these benefits

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