Ex­press Con­nec­tion

Southasia - - BRIEFS -

Ga­ti­maan Ex­press, the fastest train in In­dia, will run be­tween Agra and New Delhi start­ing March 2016. The high-speed train has suc­cess­fully passed its six trial runs. It will op­er­ate across 195 kilo­me­tres be­tween both cities in one hour and twenty-five min­utes. Cur­rently, the Bhopal Habib­ganj Shatabdi Ex­press takes two hours six min­utes to reach Agra from New Delhi. For ev­ery pas­sen­ger, the one-way fare of the air-con­di­tioned chair car will be 690 In­dian ru­pees, while pas­sen­gers will pay Rs 1,365 for the ex­ec­u­tive class.

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