The Sushaasan Express was on 25 December 2014 flagged off by the Union Ministry of Mines and Steel. The Sushaasan (good governance) Express was launched from Gwalior, the birth place of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
The train will run between Gwalior and Gonda via Hazrat Nizamuddin and Lucknow. The train was launched on the occasion of Good Governance Day that marks the birthday of Bharat Ratna Atal Bihari Vajpayee and birth anniversary of Bharat Ratna Madan Mohan Malaviya.
Other announcements made during the function
• On the same occasion, Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu sanctioned 29 crore rupees for the development of railways in Gwalior.
• Besides, another announcement was that the Union tourism ministry has approved a plan worth 24.93 crore rupees proposed by the Madhya Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation to develop Gwalior as a mega tourist centre.
Who: Sushaasan Express
When: 25 December 2014