India s first Kisan Express train flagged off today
| Saturday | 8th August, 2020
India's first Kisan Rail train was flagged off by Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar and Railway Minister Piyush Goyal, on Friday morning.
The “Kisan Rail” train will provide seamless supply chain of agricultural and perishable produce.
Train no 00107 weekly Kisan Rail will depart Devlali in Nasik at 11am every Friday and reach Danapur at 6:45 pm the next day.
Train no 00108 Weekly Kisan Rail will depart Danapur at 12 noon every Sunday and will reach Devlali at 7.45 pm the next day.
The first train in India ran from Mumbai in 1853 and similarly the first Kisan Rail is also being run from Central Railway,” Goyal said.