New Vande Bharat train will cut the Chandigarh-Delhi route in less than 3 hours

Vande Bharat Express runs on 3 routes until now. (consultant picture)

New Delhi:

The nation’s fourth Vande Bharat Express, ranging from Amb Andaura in Una district of Himachal Pradesh, will additional shorten the distance to Delhi for the individuals of North India. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate it from Una station on Thursday.

While the begin date and fares for normal operations are but to be introduced, officers have informed information shops that it will run every single day besides Wednesday, beginning at 1 pm from Amb Andaura. It will halt at Una and Anandpur Sahib in Punjab, a significant Sikh holy metropolis, earlier than reaching Chandigarh at 3.35 pm.

From Chandigarh it will attain Delhi at 6.25 hrs, thereby lowering the train journey time by half an hour between the mixed capital of Punjab and Haryana and the nationwide capital. It will cease at Ambala.

At current, Shatabdi Express trains take round three and a half hours to journey between Chandigarh-Delhi.

The journey from Amb’s origin station to Delhi will be simply 5 and a half hours.

On reverse route it will begin from Delhi at 5.50 am and attain Una at 10.34 am and will finish at Amb Andaura at 11.05 am.

It can run at a most velocity of 180 kmph.


Inside Vande Bharat Express working from Delhi to Katra close to Vaishno Devi Temple. (file)

It is an “superior model” of the semi-high-speed Vande Bharat trains, “a lot lighter and able to reaching larger speeds in a shorter length”. “It accelerates to 100 km/h in simply 52 seconds. The introduction of the train will assist enhance tourism in the area and supply a cushty and quick mode of journey,” the be aware stated.

Vande Bharat trains at present function on the Delhi-Katra (Jammu) route other than Delhi-Varanasi and Gandhinagar-Mumbai.


The train affords luxurious other than velocity.

Apart from flagging off the train from Una, PM Modi will additionally lay the basis stone of a bulk drug park – a pharma manufacturing hub – at Haroli in Una district, to be constructed at a value of over Rs 1,900 crore. “This is anticipated to draw funding of about Rs 10,000 crore and supply employment to over 20,000 individuals,” the authorities be aware stated.

PM Modi will additionally dedicate “Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Una to the nation”. The basis stone was laid by the PM in 2017. Presently extra than 500 college students are finding out in this IIIT.

Elections in Himachal Pradesh are due later this 12 months.

PM Modi had final month flagged off the Vande Bharat Express in one other election state of Gujarat, which was from Gandhinagar to Mumbai. The first was launched in 2019.