Hoshiarpur: The Rajya Sabha member Avinash Rai Khanna and Lok Sabha member Vijay Sampla today flagged off the daily Hoshiarpur express from Hoshiarpur Railway Station today. The Hoshiarpur Express would travel daily from today.
Notably, Hoshiarpur Express is the train which connects Hoshiarpur to the National Capital Delhi. The passengers, businessmen, traders and other people would be benefited from the train. The train includes 5 General, 5 sleeper, 2 three AC and 1 two AC coaches. The train starts from Hoshiarpur at 10:30 pm (night) and reach Delhi at 7 am and from Delhi the train would start at 9 pm and reach Hoshiarpur at 5:15 am.
The weekly Hoshiarpur Express was flagged off by former MP Santosh Chaudhary on 2nd October, 2013 and today the periodicity of the train has been increased and it will travel daily to/from Hoshiarpur to/from Delhi.
MP Avinash Rai Khanna said that the people of Hoshiarpur and nearby cities including areas of Himchal Pradesh would be benefited from daily Hoshiarpur Express. He further said that he has been making efforts to connect Jaijon Doaba with Hoshiarpur in order to connect Jaijon Doaba with Amritsar.
Sanjiv Talwar, CPS Des Raj Dhugga, Varinder Singh Bajwa, Arwinder Singh Rasulpur and many other leaders of SAD and BJP were also present on this occasion.