Jan. 28, 2019

Government of India announced that 'Samantha Express' covering places linked to Dr BR Ambedkar and Gautam Buddha will run from Nagpur on April 14.


  • 'Samantha Express' is a special tourist train covering prominent places associated with chief architect of the Indian Constitution Dr BR Ambedkar and Gautam Buddha. 

  • The train will cover Chaityabhoomi (Mumbai), Mhow (Indore), Bodhgaya (Gaya), Sarnath (Varanasi), Lumbini (Nautanwa), Kushinagar (Gorakhpur), Deekshabhoomi (Nagpur). 

  • It will embark on its maiden journey on April 14 from Nagpur. The duration of this tour will be of 10 nights and 11 days. 

  • The train will be run by the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC).