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Pakistan restores Samjhauta Express services to Delhi amid border tensions

The train departs on Monday and Thursday from Lahore

Press Trust of India  |  Lahore 

Samjhauta Express, Pakistan
Source: Indian Railways

Pakistani authorities on Monday restored the services between and Delhi, days after the train was suspended due to tense bilateral ties.

The train departs on Monday and Thursday from

The carrying some 150 passengers left railway station for India, reported.

The train, named after the Hindi word "agreement", comprises six sleeper coaches and an AC 3-tier coach. The was started on July 22, 1976 under the Shimla Agreement that settled the 1971 war between the two nations.

First Published: Mon, March 04 2019. 11:15 IST