Amit Shah to flag off 'Vande Bharat Express' today
The event will take place at 9 am, read a post on the official Twitter handle of Home Minister's Office
New Delhi: Union Home Minister Amit Shah will flag off the Vande Bharat Express at the New Delhi Railway Station today. The event will take place at 9 am, read a post on the official Twitter handle of Home Minister's Office.
Last month, Indian Railways Board chairman Vinod Kumar Yadav said that the Delhi-Katra Vande Bharat train trials have been finished.
"It will be a gift to the pilgrims and it will begin plying from Navratras. We are trying to upgrade our busy routes. Delhi-Mumbai and Delhi-Howrah will be ready by December 2021," Yadav said.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah will flag off the Vande Bharat Express train from New Delhi to Katra (Jammu & Kashmir), today. pic.twitter.com/ZaG7s3SfZE— ANI (@ANI) October 3, 2019
"40 Vande Bharat trains will come out by 2022. New specifications are being worked on. There would be transparency, it will be a 'Make in India' project," Yadav further said.
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