Vande Bharat Express From Delhi To Katra Flagged Off
    October 03, 2019 

Vande Bharat Express From Delhi To Katra Flagged Off

Vande Bharat Train will ease travel to Katra for Maa Vaishno Devi devotees, the Indian Railways said. The minimum fare of Delhi-Katra Vande Bharat Express is Rs. 1,630. Vande Bharat Express on Delhi-Katra route was flagged off today by Home Minister Amit Shah who called it a "big gift" for Jammu and Kashmir's development and for promoting religious tourism. "I'm proud that this made-in-India train is being flagged-off from here today. The railway is working towards achieving its targets keeping in mind principles of speed, scale and service," the Home Minister said after showing a green flag to the train at New Delhi railway station. The Vande Bharat train will ease travel to Katra for Vaishno Devi devotees, the Indian Railways said. The train will start its commercial run from October 5.

Know All About Delhi-Katra Vande Bharat Train:

  • The semi-high speed Train 18, which was rechristened as Vande Bharat Express, is country's second such train. The first Vande Bharat Express on Delhi- Varanasi route began operations in February this year.
  • The indigenously developed train Vande Bharat train can run up to a maximum speed of 160 kmph, making it India's fastest train.
  • Delhi-Katra Vande Bharat Express offers plush interiors and is equipped with wi-fi, bio vacuum toilets, GPS-based infotainment system, CCTV surveillance, among other features.
  • Vande Bharat train 22439 will begin operations from Delhi at 6 am and reach Katra in 8 hours at 2 pm. From Katra, the train will start its journey at 3 pm and reach Delhi at 11 pm.
  • The Vande Bharat train will stop at Ambala Cantonment, Ludhiana and Jammu Tawi for two minutes each.
  • The high-speed Vande Bharat train will bring down the travel time between Delhi and Katra to eight hours from the current 12 hours.
  • The minimum fare of Delhi-Katra Vande Bharat Express is Rs. 1,630 and the maximum fare is Rs. 3,014.
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