PM Modi virtually flags off Secunderabad-Visakhapatnam Vande Bharat Express train | India News – Times of India



NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday virtually flagged off the Vande Bharat Express train connecting Secunderabad with Visakhapatnam.
This is the eighth Vande Bharat Express train introduced by Indian Railways.
Vande Bharat Express train, connecting Secunderabad with Visakhapatnam, will be the first one connecting the Telugu-speaking states of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, covering a distance of around 700 km, added the statement.
The regular services of the train would start from January 16 while the bookings commenced on Saturday.
The train will have stoppages at Visakhapatnam, Rajahmundry and Vijayawada stations in Andhra Pradesh and at Khammam, Warangal and Secunderabad stations in Telangana.
The train comprises 14 AC Chair Car Coaches and two Executive AC Chair Car Coaches with the capacity of 1,128 passengers.
It will provide the fastest travelling facility between these two stations and has exclusive reserved sitting accommodation.
The train is manufactured with indigenous technology, equipped with modern features and enhanced comfort. It has automatic sliding doors, provided with reclining seats in all classes and rotating seats in executive class.
The indigenously designed train set of Vande Bharat Express is equipped with state-of-the-art passenger amenities and will provide rail users with a faster, more comfortable, and more convenient travel experience.
(With agency inputs)





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