Railway Minister Piyush Goyal today gifted Udaipur a direct connection to Assam with extension of the Kamakhya-Jaipur Kaviguru Express till Udaipur. Kamakhya Junction railway station is a railway station located at Maligaon in Guwahati, Assam.
Extension of the train will also provide Udaipur with a direct connection with stations that fall enroute like Lucknow, Kanpur, Ayodhya, Gorakhpur, Muzaffarpur, New Jalpaiguri (West Bengal) and New Bongaigaon (Assam).
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Goyal announced that train number 19710/19709 Kamakhya-Jaipur Kaviguru Express will be extended up to Udaipur. On extended portion, the train will halt at Ajmer, Bhilwara, Chanderiya, Mavli, Ranapratapnagar stations.
Goyal today announced extension of 22 trains all over the country. He said that Indian Railways is experimenting with train extensions. These extensions help Indian Railways in “sweating its assets” better.