For the convenience of the passengers, it has been decided to extend the services of tri-weekly train no. 15612/15611 (Silchar – Guwahati - Silchar) Expess upto Rangiya in both directions w.e.f 04th September, 2023. Sri Bhubaneswar Kalita, Hon’ble MP (Rajya Sabha); Shri Dilip Saikia, Hon’ble MP (Lok Sabha) and Shri Bhabesh Kalita, MLA/Rangiya flagged off the train from Rangiya Railway Station on 04th September, 2023.Senior railway officials from Headquarter and division and other dignitaries were present on the occasion. This extension will serve the purpose of passengers who travel frequently from Cachar area to lower Assam for different works. The people of Cachar area will also have the advantage of travelling to north bank of Brahmaputra via Rangiya Jn. as Rangiya Jn. act as a major interchange point for the train passengers.
Accordingly, train no. 15611 (Rangiya – Silchar) Express departs from Rangiya at 15:45 hours on every Monday, Thursday & Saturday w.e.f 04th September, 2023 to reach Silchar at 04:40 hours on the next day. In return direction, train no. 15612 (Silchar – Rangiya) Express departs from Silchar at 22:15 hours on every Wednesday, Friday & Sunday w.e.f 06th September, 2023 to reach Rangiya at 10:30 hours on the next day.
During it’s both ways journey, the train runs via Changsari, Kamakhya, Guwahati, Chaparmukh Jn., Hojai, Lumding Jn., New Haflong, Badarpur Jn. and Katakhal stations. Consisting of 14 coaches, the train has AC 2-tier, AC 3-tier, sleeper class and second-class seating coaches for the passengers.
The details of stoppages and timings of this train are available at IRCTC website and are also being notified in various newspapers and social media platforms of N. F. Railway. Passengers are requested to verify the details before undertaking their journey.