Ministry of Railways

Shri Manoj Sinha Flags off Buxar-Varanasi MEMU

This train will provide additional end-to-end connectivity between Buxar and Varanasi

Posted On: 28 NOV 2018 4:15PM by PIB Delhi

Minister of State of Railways and Minister of State (I/C) of Communications, Shri Manoj Sinha flagged off one pair of 63229/63230 Buxar-Varanasi MEMU.  This train will provide additional end to end connectivity between Buxar and Varanasi.   

Minister of State of Health and Family Welfare, Shri Ashwini Kumar Choubey, Member Traffic, Railway Board, Shri Girish Pillai, Member Rolling Stock, Railway Board, Shri Rajesh Agrawal with other Railway Board Members, Senior Officials of Railways and other dignitaries were present on the occasion.

 

Speaking on the occasion Shri Manoj Sinha congratulated the people of Buxar for this new MEMU train.  He said “this 16 coach MEMU train has the capacity to carry around 1500 people.  This new train would facilitate travel of people of Buxar to Kashi.”  He also added that lot of infrastructure development projects have been initiated at Buxar. He also highlighted the historic transformation currently underway in Indian Railways.

Speaking on the occasion, Shri Ashwini Kumar Choubey said “Today it is moment of joy for the people of Buxar as this direct train will be helpful for travelling to Kashi.  It is important to mention that lot of development works have been carried out in Buxar during this Government. Four ROBs in Buxar have been sanctioned by Ministry of Railways.”  He also thanked Shri Piyush Goyal and Shri Manoj Sinha and congratulated Ministry of Railways’ officials for introducing this MEMU train.

 

The schedule timings and stoppages are as under:-

 

63229 Buxar-Varanasi MEMU

(↓) Station (↑)

63230 Varanasi-Buxar MEMU

ARR

DEP

ARR

DEP

--

06.15

Buxar

22.00

--

06.25

06.26

Chausa

21.04

21.05

06.31

06.32

Barakalan

20.58

20.59

06.38

06.40

Gahmar

20.51

20.53

06.45

06.46

Karahiya Halt

20.45

20.46

06.51

06.52

Bhadaura

20.39

20.40

06.57

06.58

Usiakhas Halt

20.33

20.34

07.05

07.07

Dildarnagar

20.26

20.28

07.15

07.16

Darauli

20.17

20.18

07.24

07.26

Zamania

20.09

20.11

07.37

07.38

Dheena

19.58

19.59

07.45

07.46

Sakaldiha

19.46

19.47

07.55

07.56

Kuchman

19.38

19.39

08.50

08.55

Deen Dayal Upadhyaya

19.12

19.17

09.17

09.18

Vyasnagar

18.47

18.48

09.32

09.33

Kashi

18.37

18.38

09.45

--

Varanasi

--

18.25

 

Days of run:-  -           Daily

Distance          -           111 Km          

            Composition: -      -    16 Coach {Motor Coach (MC) – 04, Trailer Coach (TC) – 12}       

Time of Run:-                         Ex-Buxar                  -           03’ 30”

                                    Ex-Varanasi               -           03’ 35”

 

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