One of the highlights of the Union Rail Budget 2012-13 announced by the Union Rail Minister Dinesh Trivedi on Wednesday was the announcement for the introduction of two double-decker trains and a Shatabdi train along with 72 new express trains that are to be started.
Mr Trivedi announced these trains namely Howrah-New Jalpaiguri Shatabdi Express, Chennai-Bangalore AC double-decker Express and Habibganj-Indore AC double-decker Express trains to be started soon while presenting the Railway Budget 2012-13.
As expected, new trains were also announced for the northeast region. The other trains to be introduced are Dibrugarh-Kolkata Express, Kamakhya-Lokmany Tilak AC express, and Kamakhya-Tezpur Intercity Express.
In addition to that, Trivedi also announced 75 additional services to be implemented in the Mumbai suburb. In addition to that, 18 additional services were announced for Chennai area.
For the year 2012-13, 50 new services have been introduced for Kolkata.
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