Rajdhani Express Turns 50 Today


Kolkata: Eastern Railway will celebrate the Golden Jubilee of its most prestigious Kolkata Rajdhani Express on Sunday in a befitting manner.

Harindra Rao, General Manager, Eastern Railway, will first convey his best wishes and greetings of this epoch-making occasion to all the passengers of the train and then will release a greetings stamp to mark this special event memorable.

To mark the occasion, brand new linen and disposable napkins with the greetings of the 50 years of the Express train will be distributed among the passengers. Greetings messages will be sent through SMS by CRIS to all the passengers of the Kolkata Rajdhani Express on Sunday who have registered their mobile numbers in the requisition slip. Standees communicating the greetings messages on the occasion of celebration of 50 years of this historic train will be installed at five different locations. Special cake-cutting ceremony will also be arranged to commemorate it.

Greetings of this historic occasion will be telecast in the video wall of the station and in the destination boards of the train as well as will be communicated through public address system.