Vande Bharat Express on Delhi-Katra route is all set for its first commercial on Saturday (October 5). The train, which offers some hi-tech facilities to passengers, will cut the travel time between Delhi and Katra to just 8 hours, as compared to 12-14 hours required earlier to cover the distance of 655 km. It will run at a maximum speed of 130 kmph.
It will run every day except Tuesday. Vande Bharat Express, the base for the trip to Vaishno Devi, departs from the New Delhi Railway Station at 6 am to reach Katra at 2 pm. On the same day, it will commence its return journey from Katra at 3 pm and reach the national capital at 11 pm. Read more