Union home minister Amit Shah flagged off the Vande Bharat Express at the New Delhi Railway Station.
ew Delhi: Union Home Minister Amit Shah flags off the Vande Bharat Express at the New Delhi Railway Station today.
Last month, Indian Railways Board chairman Vinod Kumar Yadav said that the Delhi-Katra Vande Bharat train trials have been finished.
"It will be a gift to the pilgrims and it will begin plying from Navratri. We are trying to upgrade our busy routes. Delhi-Mumbai and Delhi-Howrah will be ready by December 2021," Yadav said.
"40 Vande Bharat trains will come out by 2022. New specifications are being worked on. There would be transparency, it will be a 'Make in India' project," Yadav further said.
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Last Updated 3, Oct 2019, 9:31 AM