Bhopal: PM flags off Vande Bharat Express.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on Bhopal tour today. During this, he flagged off the first Vande Bharat train of Madhya Pradesh.Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday flagged off the Vande Bharat Express train between Bhopal and New Delhi at Rani Kamlapati Railway Station in Bhopal.The Prime Minister said, “Our endeavour is to transform the railway sector and make travel convenient for Bhopal citizens”.
A huge crowd had assembled on platform number two of the sprawling station to witness the Vande Bharat Express flagging off ceremony, which took place on the adjoining platform number one.During this Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan and Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnav were also present.
PM Modi praises Vande Bharat trains’ technology, cleanliness, and punctuality
There has been 100 % occupancy in Vande Bharat trains. They are technologically advanced, clean, and on time. There has been no instance of black marketing of tickets either, said PM Modi.
Bhopal: how long will it take
According to the information, the timings of this train will start at 5:55 am from Rani Kamlapati station of Bhopal. Will reach Delhi at 1:45 pm. It will leave Delhi at 2:45 pm and will reach Rani Kamlapati railway station at 10:35 pm. During this it will take 7 hours and 50 minutes. It will travel in less than 3 hours as compared to other trains. This train will run on all six days except Saturday.
what will be the speed
The initial speed will be 90 kilometers per hour, the maximum speed of Vande Bharat train is 160-180 kilometers per kilometer. However, due to the different conditions of the railway track everywhere, initially it will run at a speed of 90 kilometers per hour. The coaches of this train are full of state-of-the-art facilities and amenities.