Monday, November 23, 2009

Junagadh Jamnagar Railway News Samachar Saurashtra Gujarat India

Okha-Howrah rail service flagged off.

Okha Port Gujarat of Jamnagar district was allotted a long distance rail service. It was connected to Howrah via Okha-Howrah Link Express. The service was flagged off with fanfare on Sunday.

The train no 2905A/2906A Okha Hapa Howrah Link Express will be linked to the existing train no 2905/2906 respectively.

The train no 2905A will leave from Okha three days a week Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday at 5.05 am and reach Hapa at 8.52 am and Howrah on the third day at 3.35 pm. Train 2906A will leave Howrah every Friday, Saturday and Tuesday at 10.55 pm and reach Hapa at 3 pm and Okha at 7.50 pm on the third day.

This train will pass by Dwarka, Khambhalia, Jamnagar City and Hapa. It will have one AC coach, two sleeper coaches and one general coach.

In addition to this, after repeated demands for a train connection to Mumbai, people of Veraval town of Junagadh district have finally been provided a direct rail service between Mumbai and Veraval from November 23.

Officials of Western Railway, Mumbai, said a link express had been started from November 21. Two sleeper class coaches will be attached to 9005/9006 Saurashtra Mail and will be taken up to Rajkot where these coaches will be detached and linked to Rajkot Veraval fast passenger (train no 259/260) on November 23. Train 259 will leave Rajkot daily at 11.10 am to reach Veraval at 3.30 pm and train 260 will leave Veraval daily at 1.05 pm to reach Rajkot at 5 pm.

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