7 Mar 2023

Bharat Gaurav Train To North East Will Leave From Delhi On March 21; PM Modi Expresses Happiness On Upcoming Launch

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed his happiness on upcoming launch of Bharat Gaurav Train to North East on 21st March 2023. Modi has said that this would be an interesting and memorable journey, an exciting opportunity to discover the Northeast.

Indian Railways has decided to operate “North East Discovery: Beyond Guwahati”, specially designed tour to cover the North eastern states of India by Bharat Gaurav Deluxe AC Tourist train. 

Train will cover these places in 15 day tour

The train tour will start from Delhi Safdarjung railway station on March 21, 2023 and will cover Guwahati, Sivasagar, Jorhat & Kaziranga in Assam, Unakoti, Agartala & Udaipur in Tripura, Dimapur & Kohima in Nagaland and Shillong & Cherapunji in Meghalaya in 15 days tour.

Responding to the tweet thread by Union Minister for Culture, Tourism and Development of North Eastern Region, Shri G Kishan Reddy about aforesaid upcoming launch of Bharat Gaurav Train, the Prime Minister tweeted;

“This would be an interesting and memorable journey, an exciting opportunity to discover the Northeast.”

First stop of this train is Guwahati 

Spanning over 14 nights and 15 days, the first stop of this train is Guwahati where tourists will visit Kamakhya Temple followed by Umananda Temple and a sunset cruise on the Brahmaputra.

This train will further depart on the overnight journey for Naharlagun Railway Station which is 30 kms from the next destination Itanagar, the capital of Arunachal Pradesh. 

The next city to follow is Sivasagar - the old capital of the Ahom Kingdom in the Eastern part of Assam.

The modern Deluxe AC Tourist Train has a host of various features including two fine dining restaurants, a contemporary kitchen, shower cubicles in coaches, sensor-based washroom functions, a foot massager and a mini library.

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