Howrah-Kalka Mail renamed as Netaji Express by Railways

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Netaji Express

New Delhi (NVI): The Indian Railways has renamed Howrah-Kalka Mail, one of its popular and oldest trains as ‘Netaji Express’, ahead of the 125th birth anniversary of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose.

“Ministry of Railways has rechristened the name of Train No. 12311/12312 Howrah-Kalka Mail as “Netaji Express,” the Rail Ministry said in a statement.

It said that Howrah -Kalka Mail is a very popular and one of the oldest trains of Indian Railways. The Howrah-Kalka Mail is running between Howrah (Eastern Railway) and Kalka (Northern Railway) via Delhi.

“Netaji’s prakram had put India on the express route of freedom and development. I am thrilled to celebrate his anniversary with the introduction of ‘Netaji Express’,” Union Railways Minister Piyush Goyal said in a tweet.