Agra: India's fastest train, the Gatimaan Express, is all set to be launched on Tuesday, opening a new chapter in the history of the Indian Railways.
- Will run from Delhi's Hazrat Nizamuddin to Agra Cantt in 100 minutes
- The train has 12 AC coaches, hostesses, free Wi-Fi, automatic doors
- Fare will cost more than Shatabadi Express, will run six days a week
The inaugural run of Gatimaan Express from Hazrat Nizamuddin, Delhi, to Agra Cantt. is scheduled for April 5, the Divisional Railway Manager's office said in a statement.
Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu will inaugurate the train at 10 am by remote from his office.
But its scheduled will be changed, making it to leave Nizamuddin railway station at 8:10 am and reach Agra Cantt. at 9:50 am, a run of 100 minutes instead of 90 as initially planned.
The train has 12 AC coaches, hostesses in each compartment, free Wi-Fi facility, automatic doors, and several other facilities to offer a comfortable train journey in specially designed coaches.
The train's fare will be more than Shatabadi Express. It will run six days a week except Friday, when the Taj Mahal is closed.