train2Three express trains would now halt at Thane railway station. The inaugural halt of one of the express trains, Kochuveli Garib Rath Express was done in the presence of MP Anand Paranjpe. Here is a report. It maybe recalled that the Ministry of Railways had decided to provide halt at Thane station to three express trains Jan Shatabdi Express, Lucknow Express and Kochuveli Garib Rath Express. Inauguration halt at the Thane railway station of the lone and popular Garib Rath train plying on Konkan Railway between LLT and Kochuveli was held in the presence of MP Anand Paranjpe and MLA Eknath Shinde. On its inaugural halt, the train was received in typical Keralian style by members of the Railway Action Committee which has been requesting the halt at Thane for the last nine months. Members in traditional Kerala attire welcomed the train with flowers and music. These halts are on an experimental basis for a period of six months. From Thane, Vatsala Nimse for NMTV News.

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