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Prabhu flags off two trains through video conference

Press Trust of India  |  Bhubaneswar 

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu today flagged off two trains and laid the foundation of a railway facility, in different parts of the country, at Rail Sadan here through video conference.

Prabhu, who is in the capital to attend the BJP's national executive meeting, flagged off the Life Line Express at Sindhudurg (Maharastra) and said it would be of great help for poor patients.

He also flagged off a train with vistadome coach between Visakhaptnam and Araku, saying the new coach having like glass roof, LED lights, rotable seats, GPS-based information system among others would of great enjoyment for tourists.

Prabhu also laid the foundation of a mechanised laundry under BOOT model at Visakhapatnam which, he said, would improve the quality of linen.

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First Published: Sun, April 16 2017. 16:22 IST