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Friday, Feb 21, 2020

Train 18

Oct 03, 2019 10:10
Vande Bharat Express will bring down the travel time between Delhi and Katra, the last station on the way to Vaishno Devi temple, to eight hours from the current 12 hours. read more
Feb 21, 2019 08:21
According to local railway officials, at the time of the incident, the semi-high speed train was travelling at a speed of 99km\/hr and despite applying the brakes the train still hit the bike. read more
Feb 17, 2019 08:52
Train 18, which was recently rechristened Vande Bharat Express, had left Varanasi Junction for Delhi at 10:30 pm Friday, nearly 45 minutes after reaching the holy city on its inaugural journey. read more
Feb 15, 2019 07:32
The Rs 100 crore Train 18, to be called the Vande Bharat Express, has had stones hurled at it during trial runs at least on two occasions. read more
Feb 15, 2019 07:23
The 16-coach train was built in 18 months at a cost of Rs 97 crore by the Integral Coach Factory in Uttar Pradesh’s Rae Bareli, in 18 months. The first locomotive-less train in the country is being seen as a successor to the 30-year-old premier Shatabdi... read more
Feb 13, 2019 07:13
The serving staff on the train – commercial operations start on February 17 – will be trained to be courteous to passengers and offer hand sanitisers at meal times. read more
Feb 12, 2019 20:40
The inaugural run of the train will be on February 15 when it is flagged off by Prime Minister Narendra Modi from Delhi. The fares are inclusive of the catering service charges. read more
Feb 10, 2019 17:23
Meals on board the soon-to-be-launched Vande Bharat Express or Train 18 will not be optional for passengers unlike in premium trains such as Shatabdi, Rajdhani and Duronto express, where travellers can choose not to take catering services, officials... read more
Jan 05, 2019 10:29
FASTEST TRAIN: The idea came after studying engineless trains of Japan, China and other European countries read more
Dec 29, 2018 09:05
After arriving at Prayagraj junction, the train will remain here till 2pm when it will start its return journey for New Delhi. read more
Dec 27, 2018 08:28
The fully air-conditioned Train 18, built at a cost of Rs 100 crore in 18 months by Chennai-based Integral Coach Factory (ICF) is deemed as a successor to the premier Shatabdi Express. Shatabdi was introduced in 1988 and runs on over 20 routes connecting... read more
Dec 20, 2018 20:34
The Railways’ fastest train - Train 18, which is scheduled to be flagged off by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on December 29, was pelted with stones on Thursday during a trial run between Delhi and Agra. read more
Nov 20, 2018 16:25
The self-propelled train, fitted with CCTV cameras, would have two executive compartments in the middle with 52 seats each read more
Nov 17, 2018 08:28
The fully air-conditioned train, built at a cost of Rs 100 crore in 18 months, can run at a speed of up to 160 kmph and is deemed as a successor to the prestigious 30-year-old Shatabdi Express. read more
Oct 24, 2018 16:10
The swanky 16-coach prototype without a locomotive (engine) will cut travel time by 15% compared to the Shatabdi. Developed in 18 months, the full AC train is designed in such a way that passengers can have a look at the driver’s cabin. read more