Ministry of Railways approves the naming of Train No. 12311/12312 Howrah-Kalka Mail as “Netaji Express”
New Delhi: Ministry of Railways has rechristened the name of Train No. 12311/12312 Howrah-Kalka Mail as “Netaji Express”.
It is noteworthy that Howrah -Kalka Mail is a very popular and one of the oldest trains of Indian Railways. The Howrah-Kalka Mail is running between Howrah (Eastern Railway) and Kalka (Northern Railway) via Delhi.
Indian Railways is happy to announce the naming of 12311/12312 Howrah-Kalka Express as “Netaji Express”
Netaji’s prakram had put India on the express route of freedom and development.
— Ministry of Railways (@RailMinIndia) January 19, 2021
This comes a day after Government of India has decided to celebrate the birthday of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, on 23rd January, as ‘Parakram Diwas’ every year, said Ministry of Culture.
Statement by Government