Maitree Express connects India with which of the following neighbours?
Bangladesh The Maitree Express or Dhaka-Kolkata Express is an International passenger train serving the railway connecting the Bangladeshi capital of Dhaka and India’s West Bengal (Paschim Banga) states capital Kolkata.
This is the only railway link between the cities of the two nations.
Recently, India and Bangladesh have decided to expedite the projects for opening rail links to increase people to people contact between the two countries.
Ministry of Railways in its statement said that the decision was taken at the delegation level Inter Governmental Railway meeting between India and Bangladesh.
Both sides also exchanged notes on technical, operational and financial matters such as improvement in running of Maitree Express, streamlining of inter-country freight train operations, upgrading infrastructure and establishing more rail connectivity points.