Assam: CM Sarma Flags off Vistadome Services from Ghy-Naharlagun


Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma on Sunday flagged off vistadome train services from Naharlagun to Tinsukia and Shatabdi Express from Guwahati to Naharlagun.

Inaugurating the vistadome train services, CM Sarma said that the services will boost the tourism sector of Northeast along with Assam. “The vistadome coaches which was first introduced to Haflong has already attracted the tourists and people now-a-days flock to Haflong after the vistadome coaches have been started,” he added.

Taking To twitter CM Sarma wrote, “To boost connectivity & tourism in Assam & ArunachaI Pradesh, I flagged off Guwahati-Naharlagun Shatabdi Express & Naharlagun-New Tinsukia Vistadome Express along with extending existing Vistadome services till Badarpur in presence of Hon Union MoS for Rlys Smt @DarshanaJardosh”


The chief minister further informed that Ropeway will soon be started from Kamakhya station to Kamakhya temple in Nilachal Hills adding that it will take some time to complete the landing point in Kamakhya station as the renovation work is in process.

He further stated that the ropeway will also be started from Bharalu point and it will start after the construction work of the bridge gets completed.

CM Sarma also inaugurated a Handloom & Textile Centre & Outlet of Handloom & Textile Dept at Guwahati Railway Station Assam’s heritage whenever they visit the station.