04 October 2019
Bhubaneswar: Rajdhani Express starts from Bhubaneswar and reaches New Delhi covering different states. With a view to transform this Express Train into the Express of Odisha’s Art & Culture, recently, an agreement was signed between East-Coast Railway and Navratna NALCO.
The Railway Ministry had approved this project with the efforts of Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan. As per the agreement, the outer side of the boggies of the Rajdhani Express shall showcase Odisha’s Pattachitra, tourist places of Odisha and popular classical and folk dances of the State.
Work for transforming the New Delhi-Bhubaneswar Rajdhani Express into the Express of Odisha’s Art & Culture has commenced and it is expected to be completed by the middle of October 2019.
The newly branded Rajdhani Express will be flagged off by Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan and Coal Minister Prahallad Joshi from New Delhi Railway Station.