A new train between Naharlagun in Arunachal Pradesh and Anand Vihar Terminal in the national capital named Arunachal Express was flagged off. This is the second direct train for Arunachal Pradesh and overall 14th for North East to connect with the national capital.
The train will cover 2013 kilometre distance between Naharlagun (Arunachal Pradesh) and Anand Vihar Terminal (New Delhi) in over 38 hours and will have 14 stoppages en-route. It has all air-conditioned LHB (Linke Hofmann Busch) coaches. It will offer all comfort and facilities to the passengers.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit to Itanagar in February 2018 had announced increasing frequency of Naharlagun-New Delhi AC Express train from one day week to twice and to rechristened it as ‘Arunachal Express’.