Vande Bharat Express completes 1 lakh km journey mark! The country’s first indigenous semi-high speed engine-less train, Vande Bharat Express, has recently proved its technical excellence by completing the 1 lakh kilometres journey mark.
Despite facing various challenges initially, not even a single operating service of this train has been cancelled so far. With this achievement, Indian Railways is now planning to manufacture more such rakes and run them on new routes across the country. Recently, the Integral Coach Factory (ICF) in Chennai manufactured the second rake of Vande Bharat Express. This time, the coach factory had removed several loopholes that were present on the first train. The new train is likely to be delivered to Delhi by the end of May.
A senior railway official told Financial Express Online that the second rake of Vande Bharat Express is also expected to be used on the Delhi-Varanasi route, to begin with. “The first Vande Bharat Express runs five times a week Read More
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