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Prime Minister, Mr. Narendra Modi flags off 10 new Vande Bharat trains and extends 4 routes.

  • IBEF
  • March 13, 2024

Prime Minister, Mr. Narendra Modi inaugurated a significant expansion of India's rail network by introducing 10 new Vande Bharat trains, bringing the total count to over 50 trains covering 45 routes nationwide. The Vande Bharat Express, known for its high-speed, comfortable, and energy-efficient services, operates on Broad Gauge (BG) electrified networks across 24 states and 256 districts. The expansion includes new routes like Ahmedabad-Mumbai Central, Secunderabad-Visakhapatnam, and extensions for existing routes, enhancing connectivity between major cities and contributing to the government's commitment to efficient and eco-friendly transportation.

Major cities such as Delhi and Mumbai serve as central hubs for the Vande Bharat trains, connecting various destinations and reinforcing the railway's role in promoting sustainable travel across the country. The recent inauguration aligns with the government's ongoing efforts to strengthen rail connectivity and provide enhanced transportation options for passengers.

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