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Chennai-Nizamuddin back Duronto train to run from Sep 21

PTI  Nagpur, September 18, 2009
First Published: 16:22 IST(18/9/2009) | Last Updated: 16:24 IST(18/9/2009)
Railways will be introducing a weekly non-stop Chennai to Nizamuddin and back Duronto train from Sept 21.

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The inaugural train will be flagged off by Union Home Minister P Chidambaram at 0640 hours on September 21 at Chennai.

Train number 2269 will depart every Monday from Chennai at 0640 hours and reach Nizamuddin next day (Tuesday) at 1035 hours. Similarly, the return train, number 2270 will leave Nizamuddin at 1600 hours on Tuesday and reach Chennai at 2010 hours next day (Wednesday), a release from Nagpur division of Central Railway said in Nagpur on Friday.

It will have a composition of 15 coaches which include eight reserved sleeper class, two AC3 and four AC2 and AC3 combine and a pantry car.

It will have operational halt at Vijaywada, Warangal, Nagpur, Itarsi and Jhansi on both the directions.

Union Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee had announced Duronto train during Rail Budget earlier sometime back.


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