The train will travel between West Bengal and Tripura via Assam
Even as we wait for the unfinished international train link from Kolkata to Agartala via Dhaka, there’s at least a train connecting the two state capitals via Assam. The Kanchenjunga Express, which runs between Kolkata and Guwahati has been extended to Agartala. Running two days a week, the train will ply between Kolkata and Agartala via Guwahati. For its Tripura run, the train will leave from Kolkata’s Sealdah station every Thursday and Sunday at 6:35am and reach Agartala next day at 9pm. From Agartala, the train will leave every Saturday and Tuesday at 5:15am and reach Sealdah (Kolkata) at 9:25 pm next day.