7th Vande Bharat Express likely to run on Varanasi-Patna-Hawrah Railway Route

Anushka Khare Posted on: 2022-11-20 07:05:00 Viewer: 101,792 Comments: 0 Country: India City: New Delhi

7th Vande Bharat Express likely to run on Varanasi-Patna-Hawrah Railway Route

New Delhi, India (Urban Transport News): Bihar can get the 7th Vande Bharat Express as gift of New Year 2023. The discussion has been started in the Railway Board, Ministry of Railways. It is said that another Vande Bharat Express is going to run from Varanasi, the parliamentary constituency of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. This train will go to Kolkata (Howrah), the capital of West Bengal via Patna, the capital of Bihar.

A senior Railway Ministry official said that the feasibility of running a Vande Bharat Express via Bihar is being explored. At present, the route on which it is being run is from Varanasi to Howrah, via Patna. He said that the Rajdhani Express already runs from Patna to Asansol, Bardhman and Howrah. That's why there is no issue with the strength of the track. Vande Bharat Express can be run by strengthening this track a little more.

The country's first Vande Bharat Express train was run between New Delhi and Varanasi. After that, a train was run from New Delhi to Katra to go to Mata Vaishno Devi. The third Vande Bharat Express runs between Ahmedabad and Mumbai. Fourth Bande Bharat Express runs between New Delhi to Una Himachal. Recently, the fifth Vande Bharat Express has been started between Chennai and Mysuru. Now preparations are on to run the sixth Vande Bharat Express.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi had announced to run 75 Vande Bharat Express across the country on the occasion of commencement of Amrit Mahotsav of Independence. Under this, the Railway Board has planned to run 27 Vande Bharat Express in this financial year. Out of these, only four have been able to run so far. That's why now the work of identifying other routes of this train has been accelerated.

Railways took out the first Vande Bharat train in 2019. It was the prototype of the Vande Bharat train and was named Train 18. This train has been developed as a Semi High Speed ​​Locomotive-less Train. Various additional facilities have been added to the new Vande Bharat trains. This train has been equipped with Anti Train Collision System (Kawach). Also, emergency windows have been provided in every coach.

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