Amaravathi: Semi-high speed Vande Bharat Express between Secunderabad and Visakhapatnam has been launched. As a Sankranthi gift, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the train virtually on Sunday. It will be available for passengers from January 16. On this occasion, the Prime Minister said that the Vande Bharat Train has been brought from trains that run at a high speed. He said Atma Nirbhar is a symbol of India. He said that this train is an express designed and manufactured in India. Vande Bharat train is a great gift to Telugu states in the festive season.. Vande Bharat Express will be very beneficial for Telugu people. It has been revealed that the journey will connect the cities of Hyderabad, Warangal, Vijayawada, and Visakha.
PM Modi said that the travel time between Secunderabad and Visakhapatnam will be reduced with Vande Bharat Express. He said that in the last eight years, the railway system has been made a comfortable journey, and now the trains are a mirror of modern India. Vista dome train, Kisan train and heritage train are running.
There are 16 coaches in the Vande Bharat train which starts from platform number 10 in Secunderabad. It has 14 chair car bogies, 2 more executive chair car coaches. A total of 1128 people can travel in the trains. This train runs between Secunderabad and Visakhapatnam on all days except Sunday. In this train, like metro rail, there are sliding doors; passengers have given high priority to safety. CCTV cameras, reading lights, special alarm button to talk to the train staff in case of emergency. Vande Bharat train starts from Visakha at 5.45 in the morning and reaches Secunderabad at 2.15 in the afternoon. .departs from Secunderabad at 3 pm and reaches Visakhapatnam at 11.30 pm.. Vandebharat travels at a speed of 180 km per hour, and the distance between Secunderabad and Vijayawada reaches 350 km in 4 hours. Also Secunderabad-Visakhapatnam travel time takes 8.30 hours..
Ticket price:- Railway officials have officially announced the Vandebharat train ticket price. Rs.529 from Secunderabad to Warangal in chair car…Rs.1005 for executive chair car.. Rs.750 from Secunderabad to Khammam in chair car…Rs.905 from Secunderabad to Vijayawada… Rs.1365 from Secunderabad to Rajahmundry. From Secunderabad to Visakhapatnam it will be Rs. 1665…Also, the fare from Visakhapatnam to Secunderabad will be Rs. 1720. If anyone doesn’t want any food, they will refund the amount