After a long wait, finally 22487 Radhikapur – Anand Vihar Daily Link Express and 22488 Anand Vihar – Radhikapur Daily Link Express is starting from 8th February.
Seemanchal express train was first introduced in 2008-2009 budget and was started on 5th January 2009 with number 4019/4020. Its auxilary train 4019A/4020A were running between Jogbani and Delhi. But just after couple of trips, the main train between Radhikapur and Delhi was suspended. The auxiliary train between Jogbani and Delhi became a regular train with number 12487/12488.
In place of a regular train to Delhi, people of Uttar Dinajpur got a weekly link train 25715 which is linked to Garib Nawaz Express.
In Railway budget 2013-14, Union Railways Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal re-announced the same train.
So, now people of Uttar Dinajpur got their own train back after 5 years.
This train will run daily from Radhikapur to Delhi (Anand Vihar Terminal) and will stop at Kaliyaganj, Raiganj, Barsoi, Salmari, Sonalli, KATIHAR JN (KIR), NAUGACHIA (NNA), KHAGARIA JN (KGG), BEGU SARAI (BGS), PATNA JN (PNBE), DILDARNAGAR JN (DLN), MUGHAL SARAI JN (MGS), ALLAHABAD JN (ALD), KANPUR CENTRAL (CNB), TUNDLA JN (TLD), GHAZIABAD (GZB), ANAND VIHAR TRM (ANVT).