Vande Bharat Express Train -Fastest Make In India Train

 

Vande Bharat Express Train
(Image Courtesy : Times of India)

Indian railway is one of the largest railway connectivity of the world that makes us proud. Here you will find all types of trains that connect our villages to cities, but the Vande Bharat express train added the fastest connectivity in the Indian Railway. Let's get the research based information about this train through this blog.

Who is the manufacturer of the Vande Bharat express train ?

Vanade Bharat train is a next generation semi high speed & engine-less train that is manufactured by Integral Coach Factory (ICF) in Chennai under the observation of the general manager Sudhanshu Mani.  It is run through the distributed traction technique that provides similar supply electric power.

What is the purpose behind the Vande Bharat express train introduced?

We have a question like, why do we need the Vande Bharat express train? because We already have trains like Shatabdi Express. Vande Bharat train is the make in india product and used the indian technology to develop the train , and its part of our PM modi ji Make In India mission. This train is faster than Shatabdi Express and its approx speed is 200km/ hr, but our railway track is not capable of running this train in 200km/hr therefore railways maintain the speed of this train 130 km/hr. 

This is the main reason to introduce this train that will boost our railway connectivity faster and save the time of railway passengers , and also provide a smooth journey at the same flight ticket price.

What is the specialty of the Vande Bharat express train?

Vande bharat is known as Train 18 and it's european style train with below best features that make it special compared to other trains.

Features of Vande Bharat Express

  • Each coach has four emergency lights that are used in a disaster situation if the normal lights fail at that time.
  • Centralized coach monitoring system for checking the functioning electrical and climate controls 
  • Bacteria-free air conditioning system
  • For easier evacuation of passengers during accident , the railway provides four emergency windows 
  • Fully Air conditioned coaches with Economy and Executive class seating options
  • Revolving chair facility for Executive class that turn up to 180 degrees 
  • Food facility available and it is included in your train ticket.
  • Bio-Vacuum toilets facility available 
  • Mobile & Laptop charger sockets which are available for each in the coaches
  • Reading lights available with touch control

 

What is the route of the Vande Bharat Express?

Vande Bharat Express currently runs on two routes, One train runs from New Delhi to Katra (22439/40) and second train runs from New Delhi to Varanasi (22435/36). Check the full details of both trains below, if we will get news on new vande bharat trains then we will update the same here.

 

New Delhi to Katra (22439/40) Vande Bharat Express

Indian railways had started this train on Oct 5  2019, and this mainly runs between New Delhi and Katra and covered the 655 km distance. This train helps to reach Amarnath temple from Delhi and the train covered this distance in 8hours. 

 

  • The train number 22439 New Delhi to Katra timing is 6am to depart from New Delhi and reach Katra at 2:00 PM.
  • The train number 22440 Katra to New Delhi departs the same day at 3pm from Katra railway station & reaches Delhi at 11:00 PM.
  • This train stops are Ambala Cantt, Ludhiana and Jammu Tawi railway stations, and train will halt for 2 min on each station.
  • The engine-less semi-high speed train runs everyday except on Tuesday.
  • Fare of this train from Delhi to Katra is Rs 1,630 for AC chair car and Rs 3,015 for Executive chair car, and we recommend checking the current fare on the railway website.
  • Fare of this train from Katra to Delhi is Rs 1,570 for AC chair car and Rs 2,965 for Executive chair car, and we recommend checking the current fare on the railway website.

 

New Delhi to Varanasi ( 22436/35)  Vande Bharat Express

This is the second Vande Bharat express train and its runs between Delhi to Varanasi, and first train flagged off by PM Narendra Modi on 17th Feb 2019. This train takes the 8 hours to reach Varanasi and it runs five days of  week.

 

  • The train number 22436 New Delhi to Varanasi timing is 6am to depart from New Delhi and reach Varanasi at 2:00 PM.
  • The train number 22435 Varanasi to New Delhi departs the same day at 3pm from Varanasi railway station & reaches Delhi at 11:00 PM.
  • This train stops are Kanpur Central Railway, Prayagraj railway station, and train will halt for 2 min on each station.
  • Except  Monday and Thursday, it runs weekly for 5 days.
  • Fare of this train from Delhi to Katra is Rs 1,760 for AC chair car and Rs3,310 for Executive chair car, and we recommend checking the current fare on the railway website.
  • Fare of this train from Katra to Delhi is Rs 1,700 for AC chair car and Rs 3,250 for Executive chair car, and we recommend checking the current fare on the railway website.

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