Indian Railways Vande Bharat Express: Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the country’s third Vande Bharat Express, which will run between the state capitals of Maharashtra and Gujarat. Mumbai-Gandhinagar Vande Bharat Express(train 18) is the 3rd train in the country. Developed under the ‘Make in India’ campaign, the Vande Express will connect every part of the country as the government plans to have a total of 75 such trains as confirmed during last year’s Independence Day speech. PM Modi did it. Vande Bharat Express is a high-speed train with a top speed of 160 kmph, which can accelerate to 100 kmph in just 52 seconds.
Vande Bharat ran on two routes
Significantly, the Vande Bharat Express train has so far only run on two routes, which had two Vande Bharat trains between Delhi to Varanasi and Delhi to Katra. Many passengers travel on this route. Since when this third version of Vande Bharat train was awaited. Now the wait of people between Gujarat and Mumbai is over. Vande Bharat tariffs were also released with this.
20901 MMCT – GNC. Vande Bharat Express
Base Fare: Rs.1135
Booking Fee: Rs.40
super fast recharge: Rs45
Executive chair car
Base Fare: Rs.2209
Booking Fee: Rs.60
super fast recharge: Rs75
20902 GNC-MMCT Vande Bharat Express
Base Fare: Rs.1301
Booking Fee: Rs.40
super fast recharge: Rs45
Executive chair car
Base Fare: Rs.2403
There is a huge amount of equipment on the train
The Vande Bharat’s top speed has been tested at 180 km/h. At this speed, not even the water in the glass spilled, so a safety check was also carried out. The driver’s cabin has hi-tech features where the driver gets all the information in digital mode, while the driver will be able to talk to the passenger and the passenger to the driver through the feedback device.
What is special about Vande Bharat Express?
The Vande Express offers a myriad of superior amenities that will be provided to the passengers on board, such as travel and advanced state-of-the-art safety features including Kavach technology – an indigenously developed system to avoid train collisions, ANI reported quoting the Zone CPRO of the Western Railway.
Who owns Vande Bharat?
Indian Railways: It was designed and manufactured at the Integral Coach Factory (ICF) in Perambur, Chennai under the Government of India’s Make in India initiative, over a period of 18 months.
How many Vande Bharat trains will run?
In his address to the nation on 15 August 2021, Prime Minister Modi announced that 75 Vande Bharat trains will connect every part of the nation during the 75-week Amrit Mahotsav of Independence.
What is the route of Vande Bharat Train?
Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged off the Vande Bharat Train between Gandhinagar Capital-Ahmedabad and Mumbai Central on Friday, September 30. The train covers a distance of about 520 km in 6.20 hours. It will take 5.25 hours to reach Ahmedabad from central Mumbai by Vande Bharat Express.
Is the food in Vande Bharat Express free?
If the passenger is traveling via Vande Bharat Train, he will have to pay Rs 205 for breakfast. However, if a pre-booking of the meal has been made, then Rs.155 has to be paid for the meal. Evening snacks will now cost Rs 155. Passengers will have to pay Rs 294 for lunch and dinner.
Is Vande Bharat an electric train?
The Vande Bharat train consumes twice the electricity of normal electric trains. This system has been introduced in many countries where high-speed passenger trains run. These countries include France, China, Japan and South Africa.
What is the fastest train in India?
As of 2021, India’s fastest train is the Vande Bharat Train with a top speed of 180 km/h (110 mph).
When did Vande Bharat Express start?
Vande Bharat Train travel from Gandhinagar Capital – to Maharashtra State Capital Mumbai i.e. Mumbai Central will be available to all with effect from October 1 after its inaugural run on September 30, 2022.
What is the number of train 18?
Train number 22436 New Delhi-Varanasi Vande Bharat Train departs New Delhi at 6:00 AM for five days a week (Train 18 does not run on Mondays and Thursdays) to reach Varanasi at 2:00 PM.
Who started the Vande Bharat train?
Prime Minister Narendra Modi
How do I book my place in Vande Bharat?
You can check VANDE BHARAT EX(22435) seat availability through Goibibo and also book Tatkal tickets. Tatkal ticket booking window opens at 10:00 am for AC class and 11:00 am for sleeper class.
Why is Vande Bharat Express called Train 18?
Indian Railways has confirmed that it is made in India and named the domestically produced train 18 as Vande Bharat Express, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said on Sunday.
Is there free WIFI at Vande Bharat Express?
Onboard Wi-Fi Access: Vande Bharat Express offers on-board Wi-Fi access for users to avail internet services for infotainment. You will also be able to use the internet to access content on mobile phones or tablets.
How many seats are there in Vande Bharat Express?
The 2nd engineless Vande Bharat Express consists of sixteen coaches with a seating capacity of 1,128 passengers.
What is the price of a ticket for train 18?
Vande Bharat Express (Train 18) travel between Delhi and Kanpur has been fixed at ? 1,080 for CC and ? 2,085 for EC and Delhi-Prayagraj journeys at ? 1,385 and ? 2,725 respectively.
Does Vande Bharat have sleeper class?
The railways recently floated a tender for 200 Vande Bharat sleeper trains, even as it is working on introducing more than 100 seater versions. The new Vande Bharat sleeper trains are expected to be a major upgrade to the premium Rajdhani Express service.
What is the Vande Bharat train route?
The train stops at Surat at 8:50 AM, Vadodara at 10:20 AM and Ahmedabad at 11:35 AM. On the return journey, Vande Bharat Express will depart from Gandhinagar Capital at 2:05 PM and arrive Mumbai Central at 8:35 PM. It will stop at Ahmedabad railway station at 14:40, Vadodara at 16:00 and Surat at 17:40.
How much does the Vande Bharat Express run?
This is the 3rd Vande Bharat train in the country.
What is the time for Vande Bharat Express from Delhi station to Katra?
The starting timing of the New Delhi-Katra Vande Bharat Express train is 6 AM which leaves New Delhi for Katra at 2 PM. On the return journey, the train will depart from Katra at 3:00 PM and reach New Delhi at 11:00 PM.
What are the Vande Bharat Express routes?
Connecting the capital cities of Maharashtra and Gujarat, this new Vande Bharat Express is the third Vande Bharat Express in India. It was first introduced on the New Delhi-Varanasi route, while the second was on the New Delhi-Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra route.
How many stations are there between Delhi and Katra?
NDLS/New Delhi to SVDK/Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra. Shortest route: 108 stations.
10 Great Things About Vande Bharat Train-
1. The new Vande Bharat express train will be more comfortable than the first two Vande Bharat trains.
2. Each coach of the train has four emergency windows in case of any emergency.
3. The new Vande Bharat trains will have the original automatic train security system to prevent train collisions.
4. The new Vande Bharat trains will also have a better thermal ventilation and air conditioning management system.
5. The passenger infotainment system will have a 32-inch display instead of the 24-inch one seen in earlier trains.
6. The train will also have an improved coach control system for air conditioning monitoring, communication and feedback to control center/maintenance personnel via GSM/GPRS.
7. The new train will have four side cameras on the platform, two of which will be inside the car and a reversing camera.
8. A voice recording device will also be available for communication between the driver and the guard.
9. The train is equipped with four emergency lights in case of power failure.
10. The train is equipped with an aerosol fire extinguisher system in all cars to increase the level of fire safety.
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