More Than 2 Crore Passengers Travelled By Vande Bharat Till March 31

Extra Than 2 Crore Passengers Travelled By Vande Bharat Until March 31

The primary set of Vande Bharat trains was flagged off between Delhi and Varanasi on February 15, 2019.

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Vande Bharat: Because it hit the tracks for the primary time on 15 February 2019, the flagship, the star prepare Vande Bharat has set a file of carrying greater than two crore passengers until March 31, 2024.

The primary set of two trains was flagged off between Delhi and Varanasi on February 15, 2019, knowledgeable the officers on Monday.

Additionally, the Indian Railways are celebrating 171 years of being within the service for the reason that first ever prepare in India was run on April 16, 1853, between Mumbai and Thane.

The officers mentioned the railways’ journey through the years has been stupendous because it efficiently expanded its community to cowl virtually each nook and nook of the nation and, immediately, Vande Bharat has turn out to be a brand new id of a modernizing community.

Vande Bharat began with two trains on one route in 2019 and immediately 102 Vande Bharat trains are operating on 100 routes protecting 284 districts in 24 states and Union Territories, in accordance with information shared by the railways.

“The space that the Vande Bharat trains lined within the monetary yr 2023-24 is equal to taking 310 rounds of our planet Earth. Vande Bharat, which presents a number of world-class passenger facilities, is a new-age prepare primarily based on distributed-power know-how which helps fast acceleration and deceleration together with a easy journey,” mentioned a railway official including that the nationwide provider’s Make In India initiative was fulfilled with this indigenous semi-high velocity prepare which has gained a major recognition amongst passengers, particularly children.

“The passenger information speaks for its recognition. Since its launch on February 15, 2019, greater than two crore passengers have travelled in it as a result of it presents services parallel to airplanes,” the official mentioned.

“I feel passengers take pleasure in its velocity, comfy seats, sound-proof coaches, wifi companies, GPS-based passenger data system, pantry services in every coach, and clear huge measurement window glasses that enable them to benefit from the countryside’s pure magnificence amongst others.”

The railways are within the technique of launching extra Vande Bharat trains in addition to its sleeper model.

“Very quickly, the Vande Bharat sleeper model will hit the observe giving a brand new journey expertise to the long-distance passengers. Just lately, the Railway Minister visited a Bengaluru-based rail unit and inaugurated the physique construction of Sleeper model,” an official mentioned.

(With PTI inputs)


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