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Railway Ministry shares 'picturesque' aerial view of Vande Bharat Express passing through curve: Watch Video

The video shows the aerial view of the Secunderabad-Vishakhapatnam Vande Bharat Express trains passing through the Raigiri Curve in Telangana.

Railway Ministry shares 'picturesque' aerial view of Vande Bharat Express passing through curve: Watch Video Image for representation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently flagged off India's eighth Vande Bharat Express train. On Monday, the train was opened for public use on the Visakhapatnam-Secunderabad routehas been opened for public use on the Visakhapatnam-Secunderabad route on Monday. On the route, the train encounters the  Raigiri Curve in Telangana. Embracing the beauty of the train on the curve at a high-speed Railway Ministry shared a video of the train while it was on its way to the next station. It is to be noted the semi-high speed train on this route is the second of the kind in South India and the first one to connect the Telugu-speaking states.

Between Secunderabad and Visakhapatnam, the train covers a distance of 700 km in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. It has stoppages on multiple stations in between, including Rajahmundry and Vijayawada stations in Andhra Pradesh and at Khammam and Warangal.

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Prior to then, the Vande Bharat train in West Bengal was signalled off, becoming the first train in east India. Meanwhile, the government also intends to run a brand-new Vande Bharat train between Jaipur and Delhi's national capital.

Besides this new route, the Vande Bharat Express is also operating on other routes, including New Delhi - Varanasi, ew Delhi - Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra,  Gandhinagar and Mumbai, New Delhi to Amb Andaura in Himachal Pradesh, Chennai-Mysuru, Nagpur-Bilaspur and Howrah - New Jalpaiguri.

The Vande Bharat Express train set, which was designed locally, has modern passenger amenities and will offer rail travellers a faster, more comfortable, and more convenient travel experience. It is capable of having a high speed of up to 180 kmph. Though usually, the train is operated at under 120 kmph on all the routes. The slowest of these trains is on the Chennai-Mysuru route that runs in a range from 75-77 kmph.