Satchidananda /Patna. After the successful operation of the Vande Bharat train running between Patna to Ranchi, the discussion about the operation of another Vande Bharat Express in Bihar has intensified. This time Bihar can get saffron Vande Bharat train instead of blue. East Central Railway will get another rake of Make in India semi high speed train Vande Bharat Express in August. It will be run between Patna to Howrah.
The final report has been sent to the Ministry of Railways after conducting a survey regarding the operation of Vande Bharat on the Patna-Howrah route. Along with this, work is underway on the plan to run Vande Bharat Express from Varanasi to Howrah via Gaya. If railway sources are to be believed, it has almost been decided in the meeting held to run Vande Bharat train between Patna to Howrah that another rake of Vande Bharat will come to Patna in August.
Train will go to Howrah via Patna and Gaya
Recently, 8 coaches of Vande Bharat Express for Patna-Ranchi reached Patna from Chennai. Whose operation has started between the two capitals. Plans are being made to run this semi high speed train on two more routes. The round of meetings has started regarding this. Railway says that it has been finalized that this rake will be given to East Central Railway in August. Its timing is under consideration. Along with this, Vande Bharat will also be operated between Varanasi to Howrah in the month of August. It will open from Varanasi and go to Howrah via Gaya.
This time saffron Vande Bharat train will be available
If the official sources of the railway are to be believed then the saffron train will come to Patna instead of the blue one. There is a plan to run the updated rake only between Patna and Howrah. Apart from blue, the Vande Bharat Express train is also being prepared in saffron color from the railway side. Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnav has said that the new color is inspired by the tricolor. Apart from this, 25 minor changes have also been made in the Vande Bharat train for convenience. Passengers and experts had given suggestions for this.
FIRST PUBLISHED : July 25, 2023, 14:10 IST