On the basis of public demand from various corner of Assam NF Railway has decided to increased more than 200 seats in Lachit Express
In response to large scale demand for increasing berths for the Intercity connection from North bank areas to Guwahati, N F Railway has decided to attach one AC 3 tier coach and two Sleeper class coaches on permanent basis in train number 15613 / 15614 Lachit Express.
The additional coaches will be added w.e.f. 17.04.2018 from Kamakhya station and from Murkongselek w.e.f. 18.04.2018. The addition of these coaches, results in creation of more than 200 additional berths in the popular train on a permanent basis.
It is to be mentioned here that, NF Railway authority has been adding extra coaches in various trains depending on demand as well as availability; thereby creating additional berths for intending passengers to travel.
More than 5000 berths have been added permanently in many long as well as short distance trains during last financial year 2017-18 alone.
After commissioning of BG train connectivity to North bank, N.F. Railway has been running many services to the area. With the commissioning of Bogibeel bridge in the near future, connectivity to the region will get a major boost.