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Suresh Prabhu Flags off First New Semi High-Speed Train "Gatimaan Express"

Suresh Prabhu Flags off First New Semi High-Speed Train “Gatimaan Express” from H.Nizamuddin to Agra Cantt. Station today i.e. 5th April 2016.In keeping with the budgetary proposal, Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu flagged off India’s first semi high-speed train Gatimaan Express capable of running at a maximum speed of 160 kmph,  at a ceremony held at Hazrat Nizamuddin Railway station today i. e. 05.04.2016.  The launch of this train heralds a new era of high speed rail travel in India.  Railway Minister has emphasized about increasing the speed of both passengers and goods trains in budget speech. Mayor, Delhi Shri Subash Arya, Shri Maheish Girri, Member of Parliament (Lok Sabha) were the distinguished guests on the occasion. Senior Railway officers include Shri A.K.Mital, Chairman, Railway Board, Members Railway Board, Shri A.K.Puthia General Manager, Northern Railway and Shri Arun Arora Divisional Railway Manager, Northern Railway, Delhi.  Following the inaugural run today i.e. 05.04.2016 from H. Nizamuddin, regular services will commence in the return direction i.e. from Agra Cantt. on the same day and from 06.04.2016 from Hazrat Nizamuddin Railway Station.