The indigenously-built Vande Bharat Express has completed one lakh running kilometres without missing a single trip, officials said on Thursday.
A senior Railway Ministry official told IANS: “The Vande Bharat Express, which was flagged off by Prime Minister Narendra Modi from New Delhi to Varanasi on February 15, clocked one lakh running kilometres on Wednesday without missing a single trip in the last three months.” The train had on its first day on February 15 suffered a breakdown near Kanpur during its return journey from Varanasi.
The Vande Bharat Express, which began its first commercial run from February 17, will soon start replacing Shatabdi Express trains. The high-speed train has been manufactured by the Integral Coach Factory in Chennai. Read more
Latest posts by NDTV (see all)
- No Plan To Discontinue Garib Rath Trains, Says Railways - July 20, 2019
- Garib Rath Train Restored On Two Routes, Says Railways - July 19, 2019
- Report Staffers Protesting Against “Privatisation”: Railway Board - July 14, 2019