Man boards Vande Bharat Express to get selfie, gets locked inside: Watch VIRAL video

The viral video from Vande Bharat Express shows a man trying to get out of the train after the automatic doors got locked, and was caught by the TTE.

Man boards Vande Bharat Express to get selfie, gets locked inside: Watch VIRAL video Image Source- Twitter

The new Vande Bharat Express semi-high speed trains have become quite a rage in India. Recently, a man boarded train newly launched Secundrabad-Vizag Vande Bharat train to take a selfie. However, the train's door closed automatically before he could get off the train and got locked in the coach at Rajamundry station. The incident got recorded on camera and has now gone viral on the internet. Later, TTE caught him and schooled him for boarding the train. While the man was supposed to pay Rs 6,000 for boarding the train without a ticket, the TTE of the train let him go off the train after counseling.

In the video a middle aged man can be seen trying to open the door while a train ticket examiner (TTE) is seen talking to him. Later on, the man can be seen talking to the TTE explaining to him the situation. As per the video the man had boarded the train on Rajamundry station from Vizag. After he realised that he has been locked inside. He requested the TTE to open the doors and get him out. However, the official denied saying that nothing can be done.

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Reports suggest, with no option left the man had to travel to Vijayawada and pay a fine of Rs 6,000. The trouble for the Vande Bharat enthusiast didn't end there as he had to buy his ticket for the way back.

It is to be noted that the Vande Bharat train was recently inaugurated between Secunderabad and Visakhapatnam by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. With this the train became the second in Southern part of India and the first one to connect the two Telugu speaking states. Furthermore, it is the eighth Vande Bharat Express train to be operated in India.

Between the two stations the train stops on multiple stations including Rajahmundry and Vijayawada stations in Andhra Pradesh and at Khammam and Warangal. This makes the semi-high speed train cover a total distance of around 700 km between Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.