Chandigarh, Jan 13 (IANS) Having taken over as the railways minister, Chandigarh MP Pawan Kumar Bansal is all set to gift a new train to Chandigarh, connecting it to New Delhi.
A new Shatabdi Express will be flagged off from Chandigarh by Bansal Monday morning.
The new train will leave Chandigarh at 11.40 a.m. and reach New Delhi at 3 p.m. The return trip from New Delhi will start at 7.15 p.m.
This will be the third Shatabdi Express to connect Chandigarh and New Delhi, a distance of 250 km.
Both cities are already connected by two Shatabdi Express trains (each side, morning and evening).