Narendra Modi flags off Bandra- Jamnagar Humsafar Express

Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, has flagged off the Bandra- Jamnagar Humsafar Express, at Jamnagar in Gujarat. The tri-weekly special Humsafar Express train service between the cities of Jamnagar and Bandra, is mainly helpful for pilgrims and tourists visiting the holy temple town of Dwaraka as well as the other places of interest in Saurashtra.

The inaugural special train will reach the Bandra Terminus Railway station tomorrow, i.e., March 5 at 4:10 AM. The regular train operations of train number 22923/22924 Humsafar Express will begin on March 6 from Bandra Terminus Railway station and on March 7 from Jamnagar. Train number 22923 Bandra Terminus-Jamnagar Humsafar Express will depart from Bandra Terminus Railway station every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday at 11:55 PM and reach Jamnagar 2:35 PM the next day. For the return journey, train number 22924 Jamnagar-Bandra Terminus Humsafar Express will depart from Jamnagar every Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday at 8:00 PM and will reach Bandra Terminus Railway station at 10:20 AM the following day. During the journey, the train will halt at Borivali, Vapi, Surat, Bharuch, Vadodara, Anand, Ahmedabad, Viramgam, Surendranagar, Wankaner, Rajkot and Hapa railway stations.

An upgraded version of the Rajdhani Express, this luxury train service has several features for the comfort and convenience of passengers for long, overnight journeys. Every coach of the Humsafar Express is inclusive of a mini-pantry. A coffee/tea/soup vending machine of the IRCTC (Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation), the catering arm of Indian Railways has been installed in the coaches.

The PM has also dedicated the new 750 bed annexe of Guru GobindSingh Hospital to the nation and unveiled various SAUNI projects. Modi has also launched other development projects at Jamnagar including the 51 km pipeline from Aaji-3 to Khijadia.