PM Modi flags off Delhi-Dehradun Vande Bharat Express, says ‘will ensure ease of travel’. Full speech here
Delighted to flag off the Delhi-Dehradun Vande Bharat Express. It will ensure 'Ease of Travel' as well as greater comfort for the citizens, PM said
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday virtually flagged off Uttarakhand's first semi-high speed Vande Bharat Express train connecting Dehradun with the national capital New Delhi. While inaugurating the sixth Vande Bharat Express train, he congratulated the people of Uttarakhand, saying ‘people in these two cities will now be able to travel faster. And apart from that, the trains offer multiple facilities that will make the travel more comfortable’
This will be the sixth Vande Bharat connecting Delhi from different routes. Till now, the national capital is connected with Ajmer, Varanasi, Katra, Bhopal, and Amb Andaura.
The train has been built indigenously and is equipped with advanced safety features including the Kavach technology. It has world-class amenities and heralds a new era of comfortable travel experience, especially for the tourists travelling to the state.
An official release said that Indian Railways is on a quest to completely electrify rail routes in the country guided by the vision of the Prime Minister of providing cleaner means of public transport.
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami and Union Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw were present at Dehradun railway station.
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