DelhiDesk: The Indian Railway Minister, Ashwini Vaishnav, has announced that by February-March next year, three formats of the Vande Bharat train will be available: Vande Chair Car, Vande Metro, and Vande Sleeper. These semi-high speed trains are being manufactured in Chennai and will replace Shatabdi, Rajdhani, and local trains. Vaishnav also stated that every state will have a Vande Bharat train by June 2022, and the railway tracks will be upgraded to support speeds of up to 160 km per hour. The Vande Bharat Express has already started running from Dehradun to Anand Vihar Terminal railway station in Delhi, reducing travel time to four-and-a-half hours. The Vande Metro is designed for journeys of less than 100 km, Vande Chair Car for 100-550 km, and Vande Sleeper for journeys above 550 km. Vaishnav also mentioned that the railways are working on rail connectivity projects for border areas and installing 4G-5G towers for railway passengers.
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👉 Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnav announced that there will be three formats of the Vande Bharat train by February-March next year: Vande Chair Car, Vande Metro, and Vande Sleeper.
👉 These semi-high speed trains will replace the Shatabdi, Rajdhani, and local trains, and are being manufactured at the coach manufacturing factory in Chennai.
👉 Every state will receive a Vande Bharat train by the middle of June, including Bihar and Jharkhand.
👉 The railway tracks will be upgraded in the next three to four years for the maximum speed of 160 km per hour for Vande Bharat trains.
👉 The Vande Metro format is designed for journeys of less than 100 km, Vande Chair Car for 100-550 km, and Vande Sleeper for journeys above 550 km.
👉 The Vande Bharat train has started from Dehradun in Uttarakhand to Anand Vihar Terminal railway station in Delhi.
👉 The railways is working fast on rail connectivity projects for border areas and is also installing 4G-5G towers at many places.
👉 The old tracks are being upgraded to support speeds between 110 kmph, 130 kmph, and 160 kmph, which will be done in the next three to four years.
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