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Railway Budget: 67 new express and 26 passenger trains to be introduced.

New Delhi, Feb. 26 ( ANI ): Railways Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal on Tuesday announced the introduction of 67 new express trains, 26 passenger trains, 5 MEMU services and 8 DEMU services.

Bansal made this announcement while presenting the Railway Budget 2013-14 in Parliament.

Express trains that would be introduced are: Ahmedabad - Jodhpur Express (Weekly) Via Samdari, Bhildi; Ajni (Nagpur) - Lokmanya Tilak (T) Express (Weekly) Via Hingoli; Amritsar - Lalkuan Express (Weekly) Via Chandigarh;

Bandra Terminus - Ramnagar Express (Weekly) Via Nagda, Mathura, anpur, Lucknow, Rampur; Bandra Terminus - Jaisalmer Express (Weekly) Via Marwar, Jodhpur; Bandra Terminus - Hisar Express (Weekly) Via Ahmedabad, Palanpur,

Marwar, Jodhpur, Degana; Bandra Terminus - Haridwar Express (Weekly) Via Valsad; Bangalore - Mangalore Express (Weekly); Bathinda - Jammu Tawi Express (Weekly) Via Patiala, Rajpura; Bhubaneswar - Hazrat Nizamuddin Express (Weekly) Via Sambalpur; Bikaner - Chennai AC Express (Weekly) Via Jaipur, Sawai Madhopur, Nagda, Bhopal, Nagpur; Chandigarh -Amritsar Intercity Express (Daily) Via Sahibzada Ajitsingh Nagar (Mohali), Ludhiana; Chennai - Karaikudi Express (Weekly); Chennai - Palani Express (Daily) Via Jolarpettai, Salem, Karur,

Namakkal; Chennai Egmore - Thanjavur Express (Daily) Via Villupuram, Mayiladuthurai and Chennai - Nagarsol (For Sai Nagar Shirdi) Express (Weekly) Via Renigunta, Dhone, Kacheguda.

Chennai - Velankanni Link Express (Daily) Via Villupuram, Mayiladuthurai, Tiruvarur; Coimbatore - Mannargudi Express (Daily) Via Tiruchchirappalli,

Thanjavur, Nidamangalam; Coimbatore - Rameswaram Express (Weekly);

Delhi - Firozpur Intercity Express (Daily) Via Bathinda; Delhi Sarai Rohilla - Sikar Express (Bi-weekly) after gauge conversion; Delhi - Hoshiarpur Express (Weekly);

Durg - Jaipur Express (Weekly); Gandhidham - Visakhapatnam Express (Weekly) Via Ahmedabad, Wardha, Ballarshah, Vijaywada; Hazrat Nizamuddin - Mumbai AC Express (Weekly) via Bhopal, Khandwa, Bhusawal; Howrah - Chennai AC Express (Bi-weekly) Via Bhadrak, Duvvada, Gudur; Howrah - New Jalpaiguri AC Express (Weekly) Via Malcia Town; Hubli - Mumbai Express (Weekly) Via Miraj, Pune; Indore - Chandigarh Express (Weekly) Via Dewas, Ujjain, Guna,

Gwalior, Hazrat Nizamuddin; Jabalpur - Yesvantpur Express (Weekly)Via Nagpur, Dharmavaram; Jaipur - Lucknow Express (Tri-weekly) Via Bandikui, Mathura, Kanpur; Jaipur-Alwar Express (Daily); Jodhpur -Jaipur Express (Daily) Via Phulera; Jodhpur - Kamakhya (Guwahati) Express (Weekly) Via Degana, Ratangarh and Kakinada - Mumbai Express (Bi-weekly) are the other express trains to be introduced.

The other express trains that would be introduced are: Kalka - Sai Nagar Shirdi Express (Bi-weekly) Via Hazrat Nizamuddin, Bhopal, Itrasi; Kamakhya (Guwahati) - Anand Vihar Express (Weekly) Via Katihar, Barauni, Sitapur Cantt, Moradabad; Kamakhya (Guwahati) - Bangalore AC Express (Weekly); Kanpur - Anand Vihar Express (Weekly) Via Farrukhabad; Katihar - Howrah Express (Weekly) Via Malda Town; Katra - Kalka Express (Bi-weekly) Via Morinda; Kolkata - Agra Express (Weekly) Via Amethi, Rae Bareli, Mathura; Kolkata - Sitamarhi Express (Weekly) Via Jhajha, Barauni, Darbhanga; Kota - Jammu Tawi Express (Weekly) Via Mathura, Palwal; Kurnool Town - Secunderabad Express (Daily); Lokmanya Tilak (T) - Kochuveli Express (Weekly); Lucknow - Varanasi Express Via Rae-Bareli (6 Days a week); Madgaon - Mangalore Intercity Express (Daily) Via Udupi, Karwar; Mangalore - Kacheguda Express (Weekly) Via Dhone, Gooty, Renigunta, Coirnbatore; Mau - Anand Vihar Express (Bi-weekly); Mumbai - Solapur Express (6 Days a week) Via Pune; Nagercoil - Bangalore Express (Daily) Via Madurai, Tiruchchirappalli; New Delhi - Katra AC Express (6 Days a week); Nizamabad - Lokmanya Tilak (T) Express (Weekly); Patna - Sasaram Intercity Express (Daily) Via Ara; Patliputra (Patna) - Bangalore Express (Weekly) Via Chheoki; Puducherry - Kanniyakumari Express (Weekly) Via Villupuram, Mayiladuthurai, Tiruchchirappalli; Puri - Sai Nagar Shirdi Express (Weekly) Via Sambalpur, Titlagarh, Raipur, Nagpur, Bhusawal; Puri -Ajmer Express (Weekly) Via Abu-Road; Radhikapur - Anand Vihar Link Express (Daily); Rajendra Nagar Terminus (Patna)- New Tinsukia Express (Weekly) Via Katihar/ Guwahati; Tirupati - Puducherry Express (Weekly); Tirupati - Bhubaneswar Express (Weekly) Via Visakhapatnam; Una / NangaJdam- Hazoor Saheb Nanded Express (Weekly) Via

Anandpur Saheb, Morinda, Chandigarh, Ambala; Visakhapatnam - Jodhpur Express (Weekly) Via Titlagarh, Raipur; Visakhapatnam - Kollam Express (Weekly) and Yesvantpur - Lucknow Express (Weekly) via Rae Bareli, Pratapgarh.

Passenger trains to be introduced are: Bathinda - Dhuri Passenger (Daily); Bikaner-Ratangarh Passenger (Daily); Bhavnagar - Palitana Passenger (Daily); Bhavnagar - Surendranagar Passenger (Daily); Bareilly - Lalkuan Passenger (Daily); Chhapra -Thawe Passenger (Daily); Loharu - Sikar Passenger (Daily) after gauge conversion;

Madgaon - Ratnagiri Passenger (Daily); Marikuppam - Bangalore Passenger (Daily); Muzaffarpur - Sitamarhi Passenger (Daily) via Runnisaidpur; Nadiad - Modasa Passenger (6 days a week); Nandyal - Kurnool Town passenger (Daily) and

New Amravati - Narkher Passenger (Daily).

Punalur - Kollam Passenger (Daily); Purna - Parli Vaijnath Passenger (Daily); Palani-Tiruchendur Passenger (Daily); Ratangarh - Sardarsahar Passenger (Daily) after gauge conversion; Samastipur- Banmankhi Passenger via Saharsa, Madhepura (Daily) after gauge conversion; Shoranur - Kozhikode Passenger (Daily); Surendranagar - Dharangdhara Passenger (Daily); Suratgarh - Anupgarh Passenger (Daily); Somnath - Rajkot Passenger (Daily); Sitamarhi - Raxaul Passenger (Daily); Sriganganagar - Hanumangarh-Sadulpur Passenger (Daily) after gauge conversion; Talguppa - Shimoga Town Passenger (Daily) and Thrisur-Guruvayur Passenger (Daily) are the other passenger trains to be introduced.

MEMU services to be introduced are: Barabanki - Kanpur; Chennai - Tirupati; Delhi- Rohtak (Replacement of conventional service by MEMU); Lucknow - Hardoi; Sealdah - Berhampore Court.

DEMU services to be introduced are: Bhatkal - Thokur; Delhi - Kurukshetra Via Kaithal; Katwa - Jangipur; Lucknow - Sultanpur; Lucknow - Pratapgarh Via Gauriganj; Madgaon - Karwar; Rohtak - Rewari and Taran Taran - Goindwal Saheb. ( ANI )

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