Date of Post : 28 July, 2017
Rameswaram: On Thursday, PM Narendra Modi flagged off a weekly train linking the pilgrimage centres of Ayodhya in Uttar Pradesh & Rameswaram.
The Rameswaram–Faizabad–Rameswaram via Ayodhya weekly express is equipped with bio-toilets, Modi said.
The train will be known as the “Shraddha Sethu Express”, he said flagging it off through video conferencing at a function in Mandapam.
- The prime minister said,“Rameswaram is connected with Lord Rama. And I am happy that a train connecting that to Rama’s birth place of Ayodhya in the name of Shraddha Sethu has been dedicated to the public.”
- The inaugural special train left Rameswaram at 12.30 pm, according to Southern Railway.
- The regular service of the Rameswaram–Faizabad–Rameswaram express will commence on August 6 from Rameswaram & on August 9 from Faizabad.
The Train stoppages onward Faizabad include
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