A long time demand was fulfilled, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu said after flagging off the train through video conferencing from here.
The Manwara-Sangam inter-city express will run five days in a week and will connect Ayodhya and Faizabad along the route.
Uttar Pradesh is a large and populous state and thus seamless rail connectivity among all the districts in the state has always been in demand by the people of UP, Prabhu said.
Railway Minister requested the general public not to travel ticketless in the interest of the nation.
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