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Kashi Tamil Sangamam Express: Railway Minister announces new train between Varanasi and Tamil Nadu
Kashi-Tamil Sangam Express
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Kashi Tamil Sangamam Express: Railway Minister announces new train between Varanasi and Tamil Nadu

| @indiablooms | 10 Dec 2022, 10:19 pm

Varanasi/IBNS: Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw Saturday announced a new train—Kashi Tamil Sangamam Express—between Kashi and Tamil Nadu.

The train was launched to commemorate the Kashi Tamil Sangamam event, a month-long programme organised by the Ministry of Education, as a part of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav.

The minister said that the Kashi Tamil Sangamam Express service will commence soon.

Vaishnaw interacted with the delegates from Tamil Nadu who were invited to the programme

He also inspected the redevelopment plan of Varanasi Junction Railway Station.

The minister lauded the efforts of the Ministry of Railways & IRCTC team who helped in making this event successful.

While inspecting the Varanasi Junction Railway Station, the minister said Rs 7000 crore would be spent in revamping the station to make it one of the best in the world.

In order to ease the heavy footfall of passengers in the stations in Varanasi city, integrated development of all the railway stations in the region will be taken up.

The minister said that the redevelopment would be done planning for 50 years ahead.

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