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Suresh Prabhu launches Tiger Express train on World Environment Day

MUMBAI || Minister of Railways Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu today flagged off the inaugural run of the Tiger Trail Circuit Train from Delhi Safdarjung Station. Prabhu who was on tour to Mumbai, flagged off this train through video conferencing between Mumbai and Delhi.

tigSeveral dignitaries were present on this occasion at both the ends of this remote flagging off programme. The launch of this Tiger Express on World Environment Day is to highlight the significance of environment in our lives.

The Railway Minister took personal interest in conceptualizing this train. This tourist train will be operated by Indian Railway PSU namely Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC). The train with 5 days/6 nights itinerary will start from Delhi Sufdarjung railway station and travel via Katani, Jabalpur, Bandhavgadh, Kanha.

The semi-luxury train will take the guests onboard to the world famous Bandhavgarh and Kanha National Parks in Madhya Pradesh. In addition the trip will also take tourists to Dhuadhar Waterfall in Bedhaghat near Jabalpur.