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PM Modi to flag off Assam’s first Vande Bharat Express train on Monday

New Delhi, May 28: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will flag off Assam's first Vande Bharat Express at 12 noon on Monday via video-conferencing, according to a statement issued by the Prime Minister's Office (PMO). The state-of-the-art train will provide the people of the region with the means to travel with speed and comfort. It will also boost tourism in the region, the statement said. Connecting Guwahati with New Jalpaiguri, the train will help save about an hour of journey time, compared to the current fastest train connecting the two places....