Vande Bharat Train: Today the country has got the gift of another Vande Bharat Express. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has flagged off the eighth Vande Bharat train on 15 January 2023. This 8th Vande Bharat train of the country will run from Secunderabad in Telangana to Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh. Let’s know the details.
Secunderabad to Visakhapatnam Vande Bharat Express: Today (Sunday) on the occasion of Makar Sankranti, the country has got the gift of another Vande Bharat Express train. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has flagged off the eighth Vande Bharat train on 15 January 2023. This Vande Bharat Express train will run from Secunderabad in Telangana to Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh.
According to official information, the country’s eighth Vande Bharat Express train will run from Secunderabad in Telangana to the coastal city of Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh. Which will cover a distance of about 700 km in 8 hours. It will stop at Rajahmundry, Vijayawada and Warangal in both the ways. Please tell that this is the second Vande Bharat train of South India and the eighth of the country. South India’s first Vande Bharat train is running between Mysuru to Chennai.
In this festive environment, today Telangana & Andhra Pradesh are receiving a grand present. Vande Bharat Express, in a way, will connect shared culture & shared heritage of Telangana & Andhra Pradesh: PM at the flag off of Vande Bharat Express b/w Secunderabad & Visakhapatnam pic.twitter.com/SUaSVPRqGD
— ANI (@ANI) January 15, 2023
The country’s eighth Vande Bharat train will leave Visakhapatnam at 5.45 am and reach Secunderabad at 14.15 pm. In return, it will leave Secunderabad at 14.45 hrs and reach Visakhapatnam at 23.15 hrs. This train will cover a distance of about 700 km in just 8 hours. This is the first Vande Bharat train connecting Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.
Vande Bharat train has already been run on these routes
All set to serve the people of Telangana & Andhra Pradesh!
— Ministry of Railways (@RailMinIndia) January 14, 2023
Let us inform that the country’s first Vande Bharat Express was started in 2019 from New Delhi to Varanasi. The government has planned to run 75 Vande Bharat Express across the country on the occasion of Amrit Mahotsav of Independence.
- Howrah-New Jalpaiguri Vande Bharat Express
- Varanasi-New Delhi Vande Bharat Express
- Mumbai-Gandhinagar-Vande Bharat Express
- Bilaspur-Nagpur Vande Bharat Express
- New Delhi-Vaishno Devi Vande Bharat Express
- Delhi-Andaura Vande Bharat Express
- Mysore-Chennai Vande Bharat Express
Vande Bharat train is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities. These have all facilities including GPS based information system, CCTV cameras, vacuum based bio toilet, automatic sliding door. Equipped with new features, the next generation Vande Bharat 2.0 train has the facility of Kavach (Train Collision Avoidance System).