Delhi-Jaipur Vande Bharat Express train to run before April: Union Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw
Delhi-Jaipur Vande Bharat Express train: As per Union Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw, the train will start before April. This will reduce the journey between Jaipur and Delhi to one hour and 45 minutes.
Delhi-Jaipur Vande Bharat Express train: A new ‘Vande Bharat Express train will soon be introduced on the Delhi-Jaipur route. As per Union Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw, the train will start before April. This will reduce the journey between Jaipur and Delhi to one hour and 45 minutes.
"Delhi-Jaipur Vande Bharat Express train to run before April: Union Railway Min Vaishnaw," ANI tweeted.
Delhi-Jaipur Vande Bharat Express train to run before April: Union Railway Min Vaishnaw
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While speaking to ANI, the Union Railway Minister, who was in Jaipur on Sunday, said some technical changes are needed in this route before the operation of the Vande Bharat Express, fully.
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“Two initiatives to be taken in this route. First increasing speed on this route by making certain changes in the track, like installation of a double distant signalling system and removing some curves. After these initiatives, we will able to run trains on 130 KMPH to 160 KMPH,” he said.
“Secondly, a special pantograph (an apparatus mounted on the roof of an electric train to collect power through contact with an overhead line) has also got prepared and the new train would arrive in Jaipur on March 24,” Vaishnaw added.
The Union Railway Minister further said that under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Indian Railways is on the path of transformation.
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“Many steps have been taken up in the last 7-8 years towards the modernisation of railways. In the next 3-4 years, we will be able to export Vande Bharat technology,” he said.
The upcoming semi-high-speed train will make traveling to Delhi easier and time-saving. At present, a Shatabdi train takes 4 hours 45 minutes to reach Delhi whereas the Vande Bharat train will reach in just 1 hour 45 minutes.
(With ANI inputs)
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