Team Blitz India
NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged off nine Vande Bharat trains through videoconferencing on September24. Speaking at the event, he said, “Popularity of Vande Bharat trains is constantly rising. Over 1,11,00,000 passengers have already travelled on them. “ PM Modi said the speed and scale of infrastructure development in the country match the aspirations of 140 crore Indians. He said these new trains with world-class facilities are symbol of the New India. The Prime Minister said 25 Vande Bharat trains are already running and nine more have been added now.
These trains will boost connectivity across eleven States. The States are Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Bihar, West Bengal, Kerala, Odisha, Jharkhand and Gujarat.
The new trains are Udaipur-Jaipur Vande Bharat Express; Tirunelveli-Madurai-Chennai Vande Bharat Express; Hyderabad-Bengaluru Vande Bharat Express; Vijayawada-Chennai (via Renigunta) Vande Bharat Express; Patna-Howrah Vande Bharat Express; Kasaragod-Thiruvananthapuram Vande Bharat Express; Rourkela- Bhubaneswar-Puri Vande Bharat Express; Ranchi-Howrah Vande Bharat Express and Jamnagar-Ahmedabad Vande Bharat Express.