Vande Bharat Express

New Delhi-Varanasi Vande Bharat Express back on track after 40 days

New Delhi-Varanasi Vande Bharat Express operates five days in a week except on Monday and Thursday and covers the distance between New Delhi and Varanasi in eight hours.

Apr 02, 2021, 17:42 PM IST

Tejas to replace New Delhi-Varanasi Vande Bharat Express for 45 days; here’s why

The train will be operated by the Indian Railways only and that there will be a little difference in the fares as the revised fares will be lesser than Vande Bharat Express. The Vande Bharat Express was dedicated to the nation by Modi on February 15, 2019.

Feb 11, 2021, 20:35 PM IST

Indian Railways tender for manufacturing 44 semi-high speed Vande Bharat Express trains cancelled

A fresh tender will be floated next week as per revised public procurement order to prioritise Make in India.

Aug 21, 2020, 23:50 PM IST

Indian Railways opens bidding for Vande Bharat Express semi-high speed train sets project

Indian Railways currently operates two world-class Vande Bharat trains. The first train runs between New Delhi and Varanasi and the second between New Delhi and Katra. 

Jul 10, 2020, 20:00 PM IST

Delhi-Katra Vande Bharat Express set for commercial run from Saturday; here's everything you need to know about the hi-tech train

Vande Bharat Express, the base for the trip to Vaishno Devi, departs from the New Delhi Railway Station at 6 am to reach Katra at 2 pm. On the same day, it will commence its return journey from Katra at 3 pm and reach the national capital at 11 pm.

Oct 05, 2019, 07:06 AM IST

Home Minister Amit Shah flags off Vande Bharat Express from Delhi

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday flagged off superfast indigenously built Vande Bharat Express, plying between Delhi and Katra, at New Delhi Railway station for its inaugural run. A gift to Vaishno Devi's worshippers, the train will cut the travel time between Delhi and Katra to just eight hours, as compared to 12-14 hours.

Oct 03, 2019, 10:27 AM IST

Home Minister Amit Shah to flag off Delhi-Katra Vande Bharat Express today

Union Home Minister Amit Shah will flag off Vande Bharat Express which will ply between Delhi and Katra for its inaugural run at 9 am on Thursday at New Delhi Railway Station.

Oct 03, 2019, 06:45 AM IST

Hi-tech Vande Bharat Express to ply from October 5, now travel from Delhi to Katra in 8 hours

The first commercial run of the high-speed Vande Bharat Express will be on October 5 while on October 3, Home Minister Amit Shah will flag it off from Delhi on its inaugural run.

Oct 01, 2019, 14:52 PM IST

Delhi-Katra Vande Bharat Express to commercially run from October 5; bookings open, check fare details

The first commercial run of the Vande Bharat Express plying between Delhi and Katra will begin on October 5 and booking of tickets is now open on the IRCTC website, the Railways said.

Sep 29, 2019, 17:58 PM IST

Passengers to experience flight-like hospitality by air hostesses in Vande Bharat Express

With an aim to provide flight-like hospitality to passengers onboard, Indian Railways has implemented a pilot project where it has deployed air hostesses and flight stewards in India`s supreme train, Vande Bharat Express.

Aug 05, 2019, 11:07 AM IST

Railways mulling another Vande Bharat Express between Delhi-Katra

Vande Bharat Express, which is capable of attaining a speed of 200 kmh, will cut down the travelling time between the two stations by over five hours.

Jul 17, 2019, 11:57 AM IST

Vande Bharat Express successfully completes its second trial run from Delhi to Kanpur

The second trial run of the train was conducted between the New Delhi Railway Station and Kanpur Central.

Jul 04, 2019, 16:02 PM IST

In boon for Vaishno Devi pilgrims, Vande Bharat Express to soon run between Delhi and Katra

Travelers would soon be able to reach Katra from New Delhi in eight hours, cutting down travel time by two to four hours.

Jun 27, 2019, 08:02 AM IST

Five star hotel under Railways scanner for serving stale food on board Vande Bharat Express

A five-star hotel in Kanpur is under the scanner for serving stale food to passengers, one of whom was Fatehpur MP and Union Minister of State for Rural Development Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti, on board the Railways' fastest train Vande Bharat Express, senior IRCTC officials said on Tuesday.

Jun 11, 2019, 16:30 PM IST

Flying ballast hits Vande Bharat Express; driver's screen, side windows damaged

Northern Railways CPRO said that a shower of ballast came flying towards Vande Bharat Express when a cattle was run over by Dibrugarh Rajdhani, which was crossing on the adjoining track.

Feb 24, 2019, 07:00 AM IST

Stone hurled at Vande Bharat Express, third such incident in two months

The train was crossing Tundla junction when the incident happened, Northern Railway Spokesperson Deepak Kumar said.

Feb 20, 2019, 15:23 PM IST

Tickets for Vande Bharat Express sold out for next 10 days

Tickets for the Vande Bharat Express, India's fastest train, are sold out for the next 10 days, railways said on Monday.

Feb 19, 2019, 00:33 AM IST

Vande Bharat Express begins first commercial run

"Vande Bharat Express left Delhi for Varanasi today morning on its first commercial run. Tickets sold out for the next two weeks already. Get yours today!" tweeted Railway Minister Piyush Goyal.

Feb 17, 2019, 11:45 AM IST

Day after being flagged off, Vande Bharat Express runs into trouble

The incident occurred around 15 kilometres from Tundla junction in Uttar Pradesh.

Feb 16, 2019, 09:54 AM IST

India's fastest train Vande Bharat achieves 130 kmph speed during inaugural run

The train was flagged off by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday.

Feb 16, 2019, 00:38 AM IST