Vande Bharat: Mini Vande Bharat has eight coaches. PM Modi can flag off the train on 7th July.
Lucknow-Gorakhpur Vande Bharat: Indian Railways is trying to increase the network of Vande Bharat train across the country. States are being given the gift of Vande Bharat Express. More than one Vande Bharat train is running in some states. Meanwhile, now another Vande Bharat train is ready to run in Uttar Pradesh. For which preparations have been completed. This train will run between UP capital Lucknow and CM Yogi area Gorkhupar. Prime Minister Narendra Modi can flag off the Gorakhpur-Lucknow Vande Bharat Express train on July 7.
A trial run of Vande Bharat train was also done between Gorakhpur to Lucknow on Tuesday. The train was run between Gorakhpur to Lucknow. A video of which also surfaced. During the trial run, Vande Bharat Express left Gorakhpur at 6:05 am. After this the train reached Basti at 6:58 am. It left from here at 7:00 and then reached Ayodhya at 8:15. Reached Lucknow at 10:20 am after the staff in Ayodhya.
Eight coaches in Mini Vande Bharat
Giving information, NER Lucknow Divisional Railway Manager Aditya Kumar said that Indian Railways has recently introduced a mini version of Vande Bharat Express, which consists of eight coaches instead of 16. One Mini-Vande Bharat Express currently runs between Chennai Central and Coimbatore Junction.
Vande Bharat fare, route will be decided soon
According to sources, the train is likely to be flagged off on July 7. PM Modi will flag off the train. However, no information has been given by the PMO regarding this. The route, schedule and fare of the train have not been decided yet, but it is expected that the Railway Board will announce it a few days before the operation of the train.
it could be rent
The distance between Gorakhpur and Lucknow is only 274 and Vande Bharat Express train will take approximately 3 hours 30 minutes to travel between Gorakhpur and Lucknow. The final ticket price has not been announced by the Indian Railways but as per media reports the Gorakhpur Lucknow Vande Bharat Express ticket will cost around Rs 795 for a single journey in AC chair car class and Rs 1525 for executive chair car.
The challenge will be to maintain the pace
Of course, maintaining the speed and punctuality of the Vande Bharat Express will be a challenge, as the NER has a double track from Gorakhpur Junction to Mankapur Junction; However, after Mankapur Junction, it is single track till Barabanki Junction via Ayodhya. Last Wednesday, the Northern Railway (NR) inaugurated the 9.94 km newly constructed double track between Rasauli-Safdarganj section between Barabanki and Ayodhya Junction.