Indian Railways is celebrating the golden jubilee of Mumbai-Delhi Rajdhani Express! The Mumbai-New Delhi Rajdhani Express, which connects the national capital and the financial capital, turns 50 years old today. This premium train service was started by Indian Railways on May 17, 1972 According to the Ministry of Railways, Rajdhani Express is the “pride of the pack” High-priority Capital Express trains are long-haul passengers on the Indian railway network, the ministry said in its Twitter handle. With spacious coaches as well as low stops, the Rajdhani Express train provides passengers with a comfortable and luxurious travel experience.
At present, 25 pairs of Rajdhani Express trains are running across the Indian railway network, the Ministry of Railways said. According to the Ministry of Railways, the pride of the Indian railway network, the Rajdhani Express trains are fully air-conditioned train service. The Rajdhani Express initially started connecting New Delhi-National Capital (Capital) with the state capitals. The first Rajdhani Express train was launched between Howrah and New Delhi on March 1, 1969, the Ministry of Railways said. March 1 this year marks the 53rd anniversary of Howrah-New Delhi Rajdhani Express service.
In 2019, Haor-New Delhi Capital turns 50 years old. On the occasion of Golden Jubilee, Kolkata Rajdhani passengers have received greetings via SMS. Indian Railways welcomed the train with brand new linen and disposable napkins, wishing them a happy 50th anniversary. There is also a cake cutting ceremony. Employees of Indian Railways stationed in the capital were given a special badge to wear. Moreover, on the video wall of the railway station, greetings were displayed on the train’s destination board and the station as well as the train was communicated through the public address system.