Vande Bharat Express trains: Vande Bharat Express trains in India have made the railways far ahead of many countries of the world in the field of modern technology. Indian Railways is constantly trying to expand vande Bharat trains in the country. As a result, the semi-high-speed train is already running on 15 routes covering several states and cities. To further this growth. The Indian Railways is planning to add five more Vande Bharat trains on various routes in the country. The first of these five trains is going to start on the Puri-Howrah route. It is likely to be flagge d off this month.
The first train in Odisha and the second of the South Eastern Railway
It will be followed by a semi-high-speed train on the New Jalpaiguri-Guwahati route. This will be the first unit of the train to be operate in northeast India. After this, the government is planning to start an advance train on the Patna-Ranchi route.
After the successful trial run of the Vande Bharat Express train on the Howrah-Puri route. The Odisha government has urged to add more semi-high-speed trains on the Bhubaneswar-Hyderabad, Puri-Raipur and Puri-Howrah lines.
According to reports, the Puri-Howrah Vande Bharat Express will leave Howrah in West Bengal at 5:50 am and reach Puri in Odisha at 11:50 am. Vande Bharat will depart from Puri at 2 pm and reach Howrah at 7:30 pm.
Reportedly, Khurda Road Junction, Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Jajpur Keonjhar Road, Bhadrak, Balasore and Haldia stations will all have stoppages for the Puri-Howrah train.
The chair car fare is estimate to be Rs 1,590 (with Rs 308 for meals) and Rs 2,815 for executive class (with Rs 369 for catering). If a passenger chooses “No Food”, the catering is not included in the price of the ticket.