PM Modi’s big gift to UP-MP and Delhiites in the form of Vande Bharat, know what will be special in fare and facilities?
Bhopal. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has gifted the first Vande Bharat Express to Madhya Pradesh. When he flagged off this most modern train of India at Rani Kamalapati Railway Station, the faces of the people watching this scene lit up. This Vande Bharat Express running between Bhopal and Delhi is the 11th Vande Bharat Express train of the country. This train will complete the journey from Bhopal’s Rani Kamlapati station to New Delhi in 7 hours 45 minutes.
Addressing the gathering after flagging off the Vande Bharat train on Saturday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that today Madhya Pradesh has received the first Vande Bharat Express train. This will speed up the journey between Bhopal and Delhi. This train will bring new facilities for professionals, youth and businessmen. Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that you had also given me the privilege of inaugurating the modern and grand Rani Kamlapit station where this event is being held.
PM Modi said this for the first time in history..
PM Modi said that in the history of railways it would have happened very rarely that a Prime Minister would have come again at the same station in such a short interval. PM Modi said, ‘Today is April 1 and on this day Congress friends will give a statement that Modi is making April Fools, but you see, this train is running only on April 1. It is a symbol of our skill, capability and our confidence.
Will run for 6 days, one day maintenance
The new and modern Vande Bharat train started between Bhopal and Delhi will run from Rani Kamalapati station to Hazrat Nizamuddin in Delhi on 6 days of the week except Saturday. Vande Bharat rake will be maintained on Saturday. According to the information, the Ministry of Railways can also start Vande Bharat train between Jabalpur and Indore.
Jhansi, Gwalior and Agra will be stoppages
Talking about the arrival and departure time of Vande Bharat train, it will leave from Rani Kamlapati station at 5.55 am. After this, the next stop will be at Veerangana Laxmibai Jhansi station at 8.46. Then this train will reach Gwalior at 9.48 and will make a halt of 2 minutes. Starting from here, this train will reach Agra at 11.25 and after that it will reach Hazrat Nizamuddin station at 1.10 am. Then in return, Rani Kamla will leave for Pati station from New Delhi at 2.40 pm. During this, it will stop at Agra station at 4.22 pm for 5 minutes. Then this train will reach Gwalior at 5.45 and Jhansi at 7.03. After this, Ranikamla will reach Pati station back at 10.10 pm.
Delhi in 7.30 hours, Rs 1665 fare
The train will cover a distance of about 708 kilometers in just 7.30 hours. This time is less than the time taken by the Delhi-Bhopal Shatabdi train. Talking about Vande Bharat Express (train number 20172), the ticket from Hazrat Nizamuddin to Rani Kamlapati station will cost Rs 1665, which includes Rs 308 for catering, although it has been kept optional.
Know how much will be the fare of executive class
Apart from this, the ticket price for the executive class coach has been kept at Rs 3120, of which Rs 379 is the catering charges. Talking about the route of the train, this train will start at 5.40 am from Rani Kamalapati station and then the first stoppage will be Jhansi.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : April 01, 2023, 18:52 IST