New train to connect Barak and Brahmaputra valley

A regular weekly express train between Dibrugarh and Silchar will be introduced from April 8, connecting Barak and Brahmaputra valley.

The new service will be jointly flagged off by chief minister of Assam Sarbananda Sonowal and minister of state of Railways Rajen Gohain, from Dibrugarh tomorrow, informed the Northeast Frontier Railway.

The regular service of the train will start from April 16 from Dibrugarh and from Silchar on April 17. The  15944 Dibrugarh – Silchar Express will leave Dibrugarh every Monday at 7 pm and arrive at Silchar at 8.40 am the next day. During the return journey, the 15943 Silchar – Dibrugarh Express will leave from Silchar every Tuesday at 10.15 pm and arrive Dibrugarh at 11.20 am on Wednesday.

The train will have AC 2 tier, AC 3 tier, Sleeper class and General Second class accommodation and will have stoppages at Sibsagar Town, Simaluguri Jn, Mariani Jn, Furkating Jn, Dimapur, Lumding, New Haflong, Badarpur Jn.