In Assam, the broad gauge train started its first journey to reach New-Haflong railway station on newly constructed broad gauge track. The goods train with 43 numbers of wagons has reached New-Haflong Railway Station along with high level railway officials.
After receiving clearance from the Railway Safety Commission, the running of passenger trains will begin from Pathakhula to New-Haflong on the track extended up to Silchar.
This is a red letter day for the history of railway in Dima Hasao district in Assam.
The train in its first ever journey runes 98 km from Patharkhula station to New-Haflong station has crossed 9 tunnel,15 stations,15 major bridges and 135 minor bridges.