Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi has shared pictures of the Jan Shatabdi Express between Ahmedabad and Kevadia that would be flagged off on Sunday (17th January 2021).
“This train will have Vistadome coaches,” PM Modi added. This and seven other trains, which are going to be flagged off by PM Modi, will connect the Statue of Unity with different locations.
“One of the trains being flagged-off tomorrow is the Jan Shatabdi Express between Ahmedabad and Kevadia. This train will have Vistadome coaches. Sharing some glimpses.” PM Modi Twitted
Prime Minister will also inaugurate several other projects related to the Railway sector in Gujarat during the event. Chief Minister of Gujarat and Union Railways Minister will be present on the occasion.
Prime Minister will inaugurate the Dabhoi – Chandod Gauge converted Broad Gauge railway line, Chandod – Kevadiya new Broad Gauge railway line, newly electrified Pratapnagar – Kevadiya section, and the new station buildings of Dabhoi, Chandod, and Kevadiya. These buildings have been designed aesthetically incorporating local features and modern passenger amenities.
Here are the details of the all the eight trains being flagged off:
|S. No.||Train No.||From||To||Train Name & frequency|
|1||09103/04||Kevadiya||Varanasi||Mahamana Express (Weekly)|
|2||02927/28||Dadar||Kevadiya||Dadar-Kevadia Express (Daily)|
|3||09247/48||Ahmedabad||Kevadiya||Janshatabdi Express (Daily)|
|4||09145/46||Kevadiya||H. Nizamuddin||Nizamuddin – KevadiaSamparkKranti Express (Bi-Weekly).|
|5||09105/06||Kevadiya||Rewa||Kevadia – Rewa Express (Weekly)|
|6||09119/20||Chennai||Kevadiya||Chennai – Kevadia Express (Weekly)|
|7||09107/08||Pratapnagar||Kevadiya||MEMU train (Daily)|
|8||09109/10||Kevadiya||Pratapnagar||MEMU train (Daily)|
Kevadiya station is India’s first railway station with a Green Building Certification. The projects will add fillip to the development activities in the nearby tribal regions, boost connectivity to important religious and ancient pilgrim places nestled on the banks of River Narmada, increase both domestic and international tourism, act as a catalyst for the overall socio-economic development of the region while also helping generate new employment and business opportunities.