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New Delhi-Una Vande Bharat Express starts regular service

Written by  Shefali Kohli -- October 19th 2022 12:11 PM
New Delhi-Una Vande Bharat Express starts regular service

New Delhi-Una Vande Bharat Express starts regular service

New Delhi, October 19: Six days after the inauguration by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, New Delhi to Amb Andaura Vande Bharat Express commenced its regular service on Wednesday. The Vande Bharat Express, also known as Train 18, is a semi-high-speed, intercity, electric multiple-unit train operated by the Indian Railways. Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged off the inaugural run of Vande Bharat Express from Una railway station on October 13. Also Read | Congress presidential poll results: Counting to begin at 10 am The train will run six days a week (except Friday). Vande Bharat Express is a train set rake of 16 Coaches comprising Executive Class and Chair Car coaches. It is an advanced version of Vande Bharat compared to the earlier ones, being much lighter and capable of reaching higher speed in shorter duration. It accelerates to 100 km per hour in just 52 seconds. The introduction of the train will help boost tourism in the region and provide a comfortable and faster mode of travel. vandebharattrain This is the fourth Vande Bharat train in the country, the other three being run between New Delhi - Varanasi and New Delhi - Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra and between Gandhinagar and Mumbai. According to Railways, the new Vande Bharat trains have improved features including reclining seats, automatic fire sensors, CCTV cameras, on-demand content with wifi Facility, three-hour battery backup and GPS systems to make travelling safer and more comfortable. The Integral Coach Factory has set a target of manufacturing 75 Vande Bharat trains by August 2023. It also has a photocatalytic ultraviolet air purification system in the roof-mounted package unit (RMPU) for air purification. Also Read | New Omicron variant in India: Union health minister stresses on Covid appropriate behaviour  Vande Bharat Express is a new-age train redefining passenger travelling in India. -PTC News with ANI inputs  


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