Indian Railways: The next month i.e. August is going to be special for those traveling by train. This news related to the country's semi-high speed train Vande Bharat Express will make you happy. The two Vande Bharat trains launched in the year 2019 have completed a journey of 14 lakh kilometres. Now Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw has announced that the upgraded version of Vande Bharat will be launched in August.
75 high-speed Vande Bharat trains will be run
In view of the less time and convenience in travel, Vande Bharat train passengers are also very much liked. In view of this, the Railways has decided to run many Vande Bharat trains in the country. Indian Railways plans to run 75 high-speed Vande Bharat trains by August 15, 2023. At present, only two Vande Bharat trains are running from New Delhi to Katra and New Delhi to Varanasi.
Giving information about this at the Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDII) located in Gandhinagar, Union Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnav said that two
upgraded versions of Vande Bharat Express are coming. The second upgraded version will be back on track by next month i.e. August 2022. Whereas the third upgraded version will take time to come.
The Railway Minister said that the upgraded version of Vande Bharat will be an advance from the existing train . The maximum speed of Vande Bharat, which is currently running on the tracks, is 160 kmph. The maximum speed of its second upgraded version will be 180 kmph and the third upgraded version will run at a speed of 220 kmph. On whichever route these two trains will run, the journey there can be covered in a very short time.
5 to 6 Vande Bharat trains will come every month
Ashwini Vaishnav told that since the government plans to run 75 Vande Bharat trains on the track by August 15, 2023. In such a situation, from August 2022 onwards, 5 to 6 Vande Bharat trains will be brought every month. Let us tell you that Prime Minister Modi had set a target of starting 75 new Vande Bharat Express on the occasion of Independence Day in 2021.
Let us tell you that in the coming time, Vande Bharat is to be started on the respective route by replacing Intercity, Shatabdi and Jan Shatabdi trains. The Railway Minister said that the new Vande Bharat will be equipped with many state-of-the-art facilities. At present, the suspension of the train is made of metal. Air springs will be installed in Vande Bharat-2. Train travel will be very good with Air Spring.