Vande Bharat Express is an indigenously manufactured, semi-high speed and self-propelled train set. The train is equipped with state-of-the-art passenger amenities, providing passengers with a faster, more comfortable and convenient travel experiencePrime Minister Narendra Modi will flag off nine Vande Bharat Express trains on 24 September. According to the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO), these new Vande Bharat trains are a step towards realising Prime Minister’s vision of improving connectivity across the country and providing world-class facilities to rail passengersThese nine trains will boost connectivity across eleven states namely Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Bihar, West Bengal, Kerala, Odisha, Jharkhand and Gujarat
These Vande Bharat trains will be the fastest trains along the routes of their operation and will help save considerable time of the passengers. As compared to the current fastest train along the route, Rourkela- Bhubaneswar-Puri Vande Bharat Express and Kasaragod-Thiruvananthapuram Vande Bharat Express will be faster by about 3 hours, Hyderabad-Bengaluru Vande Bharat Express by more than 2.5 hours, Tirunelveli-Madurai-Chennai Vande Bharat Express by more than 2 hours, Ranchi-Howrah Vande Bharat Express, Patna-Howrah Vande Bharat Express and Jamnagar-Ahmedabad Vande Bharat Express by about 1 hour; and Udaipur-Jaipur Vande Bharat Express by about half an hour
In line with the Prime Minister’s vision to improve the connectivity of important religious places across the country, the Rourkela- Bhubaneswar-Puri Vande Bharat Express and Tirunelveli-Madurai- Chennai Vande Bharat Express will connect important religious towns of Puri and Madurai. Also, the Vijayawada- Chennai Vande Bharat Express will operate via the Renigunta route and will provide connectivity to the Tirupati Pilgrimage CentreThe introduction of these Vande Bharat trains will herald a new standard of rail service in the country. These trains, equipped with world-class amenities and advanced safety features, including Kavach technology, will be a key step towards providing modern, speedy and comfortable means of travel to common people, professionals, businessmen, the student community and tourists
Vande Bharat Express is an indigenously manufactured, semi-high speed and self-propelled train set. The train is equipped with state-of-the-art passenger amenities, providing passengers with a faster, more comfortable and convenient travel experience. The Vande Bharat train is India’s first indigenously manufactured semi-high-speed trainset, also known as Train 18. It is designed to run at speeds of up to 160 km/h and is equipped with modern amenities such as GPS-based passenger information systems, onboard Wi-Fi, and CCTV cameras for enhanced securityThere has been a growing demand for the introduction of sleeper class Vande Bharat trainsets, which are capable of operating on long-distance routes such as Delhi-Mumbai and Delhi-Howrah. Currently, all operational Vande Bharat trains only have chair car and executive chair car classes, which cater to shorter distance routes
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will flag off nine Vande Bharat Express trains via video conferencing at 12:30 pm on Sunday, September 24. These nine trains are set to improve the connections across 11 states in the county: Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Bihar, West Bengal, Kerala, Odisha, Jharkhand, and Gujarat. The addition of the nine trains will take the total number of Vande Bharat routes to 32, according to an official statementThe new Vande Bharat Express trains on the Rourkela-Bhubaneswar-Puri and Kasaragod-Thiruvananthapuram routes will be faster than the existing trains by about three hours. The Vande Bharat Express trains on the Hyderabad-Bengaluru and Tirunelveli-Madurai-Chennai routes will be faster by two-and-a-half hours and more than two hours, respectively, whereas those rolling on the Ranchi-Howrah, Patna-Howrah and Jamnagar-Ahmedabad routes will be quicker by about an hour. The Vande Bharat Express train hailing on the Udaipur-Jaipur route will save an additional half an hour than the existing services.
These new Vande Bharat trains are a step towards PM Modi’s vision of improving connectivity of important religious places across the country. For example, the Rourkela-Bhubaneswar-Puri and Tirunelveli-Madurai-Chennai Vande Bharat Express trains will connect the major religious towns of Puri and Madurai. Besides, the Vijayawada-Chennai Vande Bharat Express train will use the Renigunta route to link to the Tirupati Pilgrimage Centre Amenities in Vande Bharat Express trainsThe Vande Bharat Express is a semi-high-speed rail service operated by Indian Railways on select routes in the countryThese eight-coach trains have world-class facilities and safety features such as Kavach technology The government introduced the Vande Bharat Express trains in 2019 as part of its ‘Make in India’ drive. On February 15, 2019, PM Modi launched the first train between Delhi and Varanasi