Bhopal: Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged off five new and upgraded versions of Vande Bharat Express trains at Rani Kamalapati Station here today.
These new trains will run between Rani Kamalapati-Jabalpur, Rani Kamalapati-Indore, Goa (Madgaon)-Mumbai, Ranchi-Patna, and Dharwad-Bengaluru.
The Ranchi- Patna new Vande Bharat Express train will depart from Patna and will reach Ranchi station the same day, with stoppages at Gaya, Kodarma, Hazaribag, Barkakana and Mesra railway stations. Blessed with mineral resources in abundance, Ranchi is an ideal place for mineral-based industries. The train will be beneficial for the local traders and businessmen for faster connectivity with Patna.
The Rani Kamalapati – Jabalpur Vande Bharat Express train will depart from Rani Kamlapati Railway Station and will reach Jabalpur station the same day with stoppages at Narsinghpur, Pipariya and Narmadapuram railway stations.
The Rani Kamalapati -Indore Vande Bharat Express train will depart from Bhopal railway station and reach Indore station the same day with a stoppage at Ujjain railway station.
The Goa (Madgaon)- Mumbai Vande Bharat Express train will depart from Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus station and reach Madgaon station the same day with stoppages at Dadar, Thane, Panvel, Khed, Ratnagiri, Kankavali and Thivim Railway stations.
Dharwad-Bengaluru Vande Bharat Express train will depart from KSR Bengaluru City and reach Dharwad station the same day, with stoppages at Yeshvantpur, Davangere and Hubballi Railway stations.
Vande Bharat Express trains offer a myriad of superior amenities which will provide passengers with a world-class comfortable travelling experience & advanced state-of-the-art safety features including KAVACH technology. Each train has been provided with bogies having fully suspended traction motors for 160 kmph operational speed. The advanced state-of-the-art suspension system ensures a smooth and safe journey and enhanced riding comfort for passengers. The train has been designed to increase Indian Railways’ Green footprint by dispensing with power cars and saving about 30% electricity with an advanced regenerative braking system.
– global bihari bureau