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New Vande Bharat Express to Run on Howrah-Patna Route

New Vande Bharat Express (symbolic picture)
New Vande Bharat Express (symbolic picture)

 

Asansol (August 05,2023) : A new Vande Bharat Express is set to run on the Howrah-Patna route, with a trial run scheduled to take place on Saturday. The train, which is equipped with modern amenities, will have a top speed of 160 km/h. The Vande Bharat Express is a semi-high-speed train that was first introduced on the Delhi-Varanasi route in 2019. The train has been a success, with passengers praising its comfort and speed. The new Vande Bharat Express for the Howrah-Patna route will have eight coaches, including two executive class coaches and six chair cars. The train will also have a pantry car and a luggage van.

The trial run of the train is scheduled to take place on Saturday, with the train departing from Howrah at 10:00 AM and arriving in Patna at 1:00 PM. The train will make two stops en route, at Dhanbad and Jasidih. If the trial run is successful, the train is expected to start commercial operations on the Howrah-Patna route in the coming weeks. The introduction of the Vande Bharat Express on the Howrah-Patna route is a welcome development. The train will provide a much-needed boost to connectivity between the two cities. It will also offer passengers a comfortable and speedy travel option.


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