Chidambaram flags off Chennai- New Delhi Duronto Express

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Chennai, Sep 21 (ANI): Union Home Minster P. Chidambaram flagged off the super fast Duronto Express train between Chennai and New Delhi on Monday.

This is the second Duronto Express in the country. Earlier on Friday Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee flagged off country's first Duronto Express train between Sealdah and New Delhi at Sealdah.

Speaking on the occasion Chidambaram said, the government is keen on and committed to working for the development of the nation and the people.

He also assured that the government would see to it that the developments are shared equally among the people.

Train number 2269 Duronto Express will depart from Chennai on every Monday at 6.40 a.m. and reach Nizamuddin on Tuesday at 1035 a.m.

Similarly, the return train, number 2270 will leave Nizamuddin at 4 p.m. on Tuesday and reach Chennai at 8.10 p.m. on Wednesday.

It will have operational halt at Vijaywada, Warangal, Nagpur, Itarsi and Jhansi on both the directions.

The train will have a composition of 15 coaches, including eight-sleeper class, two AC3 and four AC2 and AC3 combine and a pantry car. (ANI)

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