Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Vande Bharat Express train service between Rani Kamlapati Railway Station in Madhya Pradesh and Hazrat Nizamuddin Railway Station in Delhi. The train will cover a distance of 701 kilometres in 7 hours and 30 minutes and will operate on all days except Saturday. It will stop at Veerangana Laxmibai Jhansi, Gwalior, and Agra.
About Vande Bharat Express:
- The Vande Bharat Express is a high-speed train service in India.
- It is the country’s first semi-high speed train service, with a maximum speed of 160 km/h.
- The train was designed and manufactured in India, with 80% of its components being indigenous.
- It offers several amenities to passengers, such as Wi-Fi, automatic doors, bio-vacuum toilets, GPS-based passenger information systems, and more.
- The train is also eco-friendly, as it uses regenerative braking systems to conserve energy.
- The introduction of the Vande Bharat Express is a significant step towards the modernization and improvement of the country’s railway infrastructure.
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