VARANASI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said the long-pending demand of people in the area was fulfilled, after flagging off of the Jan Shatabdi Intercity Express between Manduadih and Patna.
“The train will lessen the passengers’ travel time between Kashi and Patna.
Railways are doing a jan seva and this train is an example of it,” said the Prime Minister, while addressing a public meeting at DLW.
He said the train will leave Kashi at 0600 hrs in the morning, reaching Patna at around 1000 hrs and in return journey, it will leave Patna at 1700 hrs, to reach Kashi at 2200 hrs.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, Minister of State for Railways Manoj Sinha and UP BJP President Mahendra Nath Pandey were present on the occasion.