PM Modi virtually flags off Uttarakhand’s 1st Vande Bharat Express, to run between Delhi-Dehradun; Check timings, ticket fare here
Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged off the first Vande Bharat Express train of Uttarakhand today via video conferencing. The express train to run between Delhi and Dehradun.
Uttarakhand has also completed the 100% electrification of railway tracks all across the state.
The hill state’s first semi high speed express train will run between Anand Vihar railway station in Delhi and Dehradun railway station.
In a special program in Dehradun railway station, PM Modi virtually inaugurated the express train in the presence of Uttarakhand Governor Lt. Gurmit Singh, state Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami, Union Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw and others.
Prime Minister Modi addressing the event said Vande Bharat’s introduction to the state will help connecting Delhi to Devbhoomi Uttarakhand at a faster pace.
He added, the travel time between Delhi and Dehradun will also be reduced.
Vande Bharat will cover the 302 KM distance between Delhi to Dehradun in 4 hours 45 minutes reducing the earlier time by almost an hour.
As per the official website of the Ministry of Railways, the train will be operational for passenger from May 29.
Train number 22457 will be running all days except on Wednesdays.
The stoppages of Vande Bharat would be Meerut City, Muzzafarnagar, Saharanpur, Roorkee and Haridwar
Here’s the timings:
The train will depart from the Anand Vihar station at 17:50 and will reach Dehradun at 22:35.
Dehradun-Delhi Vande Bharat Express:
Departure from Dehradun – 7:00 am
Arrival at Haridwar Junction – 8:04 am
Arrival at Roorkee – 8:49 am
Arrival at Saharanpur – 9:27 am
Arrival at Muzaffarnagar – 10:07 am
Arrival at Meerut City – 10:37 am
Arrival at final destination Anand Vihar Terminal – 11:45 am
The Vande Bharat express train would have eight coaches.
AC chair car- Rs 1,065
Executive chair car- Rs 1,890