8 new trains to Statue of Unity to boost tourism and connectivity


8 new trains to Statue of Unity to boost tourism and connectivity

Reaching the Statue of Unity is all set to become easier. Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged off eight trains that will connect Kevadiya to different regions of the country. Reportedly, these trains will facilitate seamless connectivity to the popular tourist spot.

Referring to this, the Prime Minister stated that the connectivity will help in transforming the lives of the tribal community of Kevadiya. He also added that the connectivity will be beneficial for tourists coming to see the Statue of Unity, and will also bring new opportunities for job and self-employment.

As per the reports, people will now be able to board trains from Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, Varanasi, Madhya Pradesh’s Rewa, Ahmedabad, and Uttar Pradesh’s Pratapgarh.

8 new trains to Statue of Unity to boost tourism and connectivity

Here is the list of trains that will take you to the Statue of Unity:

  • Train Number 09103/04 Mahamana Express (weekly) on Kevadiya-Varanasi route
  • Train number 02927/28 Dadar-Kevadia Express (daily)
  • Train Number 09247/48 Janshatabdi Express (daily) on Ahmedabad-Kevadiya route
  • Train Number 09145/46 Nizamuddin–Kevadia Sampark Kranti Express (bi-weekly)
  • Train Number 09105/06 Kevadia – Rewa Express (weekly)
  • Train Number 09119/20 Chennai – Kevadia Express (weekly)
  • Train Number 09107/08 MEMU train (daily) on Pratapnagar-Kevadiya route
  • Train Number 09109/10 on MEMU train (daily) train on Kevadiya-Pratapnagar route

Those visiting from Delhi can board the train from Hazrat Nizamuddin Railway Station (NZM), where those from Mumbai can board the train to Statue of Unity from Dadar Railway Station (DDR).

As per the Railway Ministry, the Ahmedabad-Kevadiya Jan Shatabdi Express will be the new-age vistadome tourist coach, which will enable travellers to enjoy a panoramic view of the skyline.

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