Kerala Vande Bharat Express: Vande Bharat train is one of the most ambitious plans of PM Modi. Indian Railways is continuously trying to start Vande Bharat train on different routes across the country. Till now its operation has been started in total 15 routes and soon the 16th Vande Bharat train is going to be inaugurated. South India is going to get the gift of another Vande Bharat train. This train will run between Thiruvananthapuram and Kannur in Kerala (Vande Bharat Train in Kerala).
Will get the gift of Vande Bharat on this day
Prime Minister Modi will inaugurate Kerala’s first Vande Bharat train on April 25, 2023. At 10.30 am, the PM will flag off the Vande Bharat train from Thiruvananthapuram railway station in Kerala. After this, PM will unveil 11 different projects worth more than Rs 3,200 crore. It is worth noting that the Vande Bharat train has reached the state and its trial run has also been done.
Vande Bharat will pass through which stations
Giving information about Kerala’s first Vande Bharat train, Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnav said that PM Modi will flag off this train on April 25. This train will depart from Thiruvananthapuram Railway Station and reach Kannur stopping at Kollam, Kottayam, Ernakulam Town, Thrissur, Tirur, Kozhikode stations. This train will cover the distance of 501 kilometers between Thiruvananthapuram and Kannur in just 7.5 hours. There is a plan to run this train further between Kasargod and Thiruvananthapuram.
381 crore spent to upgrade the track of Kerala
Along with this, the Railway Minister said that the Railways has spent a total of Rs 381 crore to upgrade the track in Kerala for Vande Bharat. Vande Bharat train can run at a maximum speed of 160 kmph on this route. Railways has a plan that by the end of the year 2023, at least one Vande Bharat flight should be started in every state of the country. For this, the Railways is preparing on a large scale.
Features of Vande Bharat train
Earlier, PM Modi had unveiled the Vande Bharat train running between Jaipur to Delhi on 12 April. The first Vande Bharat train ran from Delhi to Varanasi in the year 2019. Since then this train has been run on many routes. This train is made of 100 percent indigenous technology and is capable of reaching a speed of 100 kilometers per hour in just 30 seconds. This train has been made completely air-conditioned. It has WiFi, automatic doors, GPS system, 180 degree rotating chair.
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