Indian Railways has extended the existing special train between Visakhapatnam-Jagdalpur upto Kirandul (in Dantewada District of Chhattisgarh State) with effect from 20th November 2017.
This is the first ‘Express’ category train for the people of Kirandul which will connect them to Delhi, Chennai, Howrah etc. via Visakhapatnam.
Hon’ble Minister of Railways, Shri Piyush Goyal fulfilled his promise to extend this train to Kirandul following a request from Hon’ble Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh Dr. Raman Singh.
This work was expedited and the promise was fulfilled within a fortnight.This train passes through naxal areas like ‘Dantewada’ with full security.
This train will not just physically connect the local people with rest of India, but also connect them to prosperity and development.
Indian Railways is determined to be a pillar of development for the people of Dantewada and bring them closer to the national mainstream.