Piyush Goyal, Minister of Railways & Coal, flagged off 12091/12092 Kathgodam-Dehradun Naini-Doon Janshatabdi Express (5 Days A Week) today through video conferencing from Rail Bhavan. Shri Ashwani Lohani, Chairman, Railway Board, Shri Girish Pillai, Member Traffic, Railway Board & other senior officers were present during the occasion. This new train will provide additional service between Kathgodam and Dehradun.
“The new train will connect two important destinations for tourism i.e. Dehradun (Mussorie) & Kathgodam (Nainital). This new train will also bring development to the region as it will connect important business cities like Rudrapur & Moradabad in Uttar Pradesh,” said Piyush Goyal while speaking on this occasion.
He further said that the new train will help daily passengers who travel on this route & want to reach home the same day. He also congratulated the people of Uttarakhand for the launch of this new train service. The train will be running on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday. Commuters on Thursday and Sunday need to look for other ways.