Rajasthan

Prime Minister Modi to flag off Rajasthan’s first Vande Bharat Express train today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will flag off Rajasthan’s first Vande Bharat Express train today via video conferencing. Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw and Rajasthan Governor Kalraj Mishra will attend the programme.

The inaugural train will run between Jaipur and Delhi Cantt. railway station. The regular service of the train will start between Ajmer and Delhi Cantt. tomorrow, with stops at Jaipur, Alwar and Gurgaon.

The new Vande Bharat Express will cover the distance between Delhi Cantt. and Ajmer in 5 hours 15 minutes. The fastest train on the same route, Shatabdi Express, takes 6 hours 15 minutes from Delhi Cantt. to Ajmer.

Thus, the new Vande Bharat Express will be faster by 60 minutes as compared to the present fastest train running on the same route.

AIR correspondent reports, Ajmer-Delhi Cantt. Vande Bharat Express will be the world’s first semi-high-speed passenger train on high-rise overhead electric (OHE) territory.

The new Vande Bharat Express will be faster by 60 minutes as compared to the present fastest Shatabdi Express train running on the same route.

The train will improve the connectivity of major tourist destinations in Rajasthan including Pushkar, Ajmer Sharif and Jaipur.

Today, more than 500 school students will be given the opportunity to travel free of cost in the inaugural special Vande Bharat train.
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Asif Khan works as freelancer journalist from Lucknow district of Uttar Pradesh state in India.. He is native of Gorakhpur district. Asif Khan has worked with former Nav Bharat Times special correspondent Mr. Vijay Dixit, worked as video journalist in IBC24 news from Lucknow, worked with 4tv bureau chief Mr. Ghanshyam Chaurasiya, worked with special correspondent of Jan Sandesh Times Capt. Tapan Dixit. He has worked as special correspondent in The Dailygraph news. Contact with him via mail asifkhan2.127@gmail.com or call at +91-9389067047

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