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Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu Flags off a New MEMU Train viz. Patna-Ara MEMU

Minister of Railways in a programme on 27.06.2016 at Rail Bhawan flagged off and dedicated new trains service viz. Patna-Ara MEMU.

New MEMU trains

Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu in a programme held today i.e. 27.06.2016 at Rail Bhawan flagged off and dedicated new trains service viz. Patna-Ara MEMU (63213/63124) to the nation through video-conferencing. Minister of State for Railways Shri Manoj Sinha was also present to grace the occasion. Chairman Railway Board Shri A.K. Mital, Member Traffic Railway Board Shri Mohd. Jamshed and other Board Members were among those present on the occasion. Various several other dignitaries were also present on both ends.

Speaking on the occasion, Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu said that people living in populous States of Bihar, UP, Jharkhand and West Bengal use rail transport in a big way. Thus, the Railways is focusing to improve train frequency and new train services in this region. And today’s flag-off is a step in this direction.
Speaking on the occasion, Minister of State for Railways Shri Manoj Sinha said that Indian Railways during the process of policy making keeps in mind all segments of the society. He said that MEMU and DEMU train services in these States have special significance for daily passengers.

SALIENT FEATURES OF THE SERVICE LAUNCHED : –

  1. Introduction

63213/63214 Patna-Ara MEMU (Daily)

63213 Patna-Ara MEMU   Station 63214 Ara-Patna MEMU
Arr. Dep Arr. Dep.
17.15 Patna 08.35
18.50 Ara 07.05
                 50 Km Distance

50 Km

31.5 Kmph Average Speed

33.3 Kmph

Journey time: From Patna to Ara: 01hrs. 35 mins

                        From Ara to Patna : 01 hrs. 30 mins

Stoppages:  All stoppages enroute

Distance:    50 Km

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