04 March 2018 Current Affairs: Arunachal Pradesh, State Minister of Railways, Rajen Gohain and Minister of Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju inaugurated the Arunachal Express which is ought to be a weekly express. Arunachal Express, a fully air-conditioned new weekly train service will run between Naharlagun and New Delhi.
The new service will complement an existing weekly train service between the two places. It will also be the 14th direct train connecting Northeast with the national capital.
The Arunachal Express will have state-of-the-art coaches which are measured to be modern and safe.
The train will cover the 2,013 km distance between Naharlagun and Anand Vihar Terminal in little over 38 hours and will have 14 stoppages. The train will be completely air-conditioned and will have first class, two-tier and three-tier coaches along with a pantry car.