Varanasi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has flagged off Kashi Mahakal Express of IRCTC via video conferencing on Sunday.
The train will connect three Jyotirlingas – Kashi Vishwanath in Varanasi, Mahakaleshwar in Ujjain and Omkareshwar near Indore.
The Express will ply regularly from February 20. The train will run via Lucknow two days a week and Prayagraj one day.
Earlier today, he unveiled the 63-feet tall statue of Jana Sangh leader Pt Deendayal Upadhyaya and inaugurated a memorial centre in honour of the late leader.