Uttarakhand: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given a big gift to Uttarakhand. The first Vande Bharat Express train of the state was flagged off by Prime Minister Modi. Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged off the Vande Bharat Express train through virtual means at Delhi’s Anand Vihar railway station.
This Vande Bharat Express train is scheduled to run regularly between Dehradun and Delhi from May 28. Earlier, the trial run of this eight-coach express train between Delhi and Dehradun was successful. The train will run six days a week at 7.00 am except Wednesday. The Railway Board’s Joint Direct said that the train will have only five stoppages between Dehradun and Delhi. These stoppages include Haridwar, Roorkee, Saharanpur, Muzaffarnagar and Meerut.
The maximum speed of the train will be 110 km per hour. Also the average speed has been fixed at 63.41. The train fare will also be decided soon.
According to information received by sources, it is being said that the fare may be 1.2 to 1.3 percent higher than Shatabdi Express. Vande Bharat, the fastest train running from Dehradun will reach Delhi in less than an hour than the Shatabdi Express. However, Shatabdi Express runs up to New Delhi Railway Station. While this train will only go to Anand Vihar. The train will take 4 hours 45 minutes to travel. This Vandebharat Express train will leave Doon at 7 am and reach Anand Vihar railway station at 11.45 am.
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