A new express train, flagged off by Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on February 6 on the narrow gauge track between Pathankot and Baijnath, has not returned from Pathankot.
The Chief Minister, on the inaugural function of this train, had stated that in the first phase the train would run between Pathankot and Baijnath daily. It will start from Pathankot at 9.20 am and will reach Baijnath at 2.25 pm, covering a distance of 100 km in five hours.
Earlier, the distance was covered in more than seven hours. However, after the inaugural function, the train was never seen on the track.
The railway authorities had announced it a New Year gift to residents of the Kangra valley. Read More