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Uttarakhand’s 1st Vande Bharat Flagged off by PM Modi: Check Routes and Timings inside

Vande Bharat train will be operational from May 29

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INDIA: Prime Minister Narendra Modi virtually inaugurated Uttarakhand’s first Vande Bharat train. The route will connect Delhi to Dehradun, which will cover the distance in four hours and forty-five minutes. 

The express train will be operational from May 29. By far, Dehradun Jan Shatabdi Express was the fastest train on the route, taking a time of five hours. Now the route will have an alternative commercial train option.

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Reportedly, this is the first Vande Bharat train for Uttarakhand and the sixth for the national capital. Earlier, Delhi got connected with these semi-high-speed trains with Ajmer, Varanasi, Katra, Bhopal, and Amb Andaura. 

Now, on the launch of the new semi-speed train, PM Modi said, “Today, the whole world is seeing India with great expectations. People from across the world want to explore India, understand India, and this becomes a great opportunity for a state as beautiful as Uttarakhand. The Vande Bharat Train will contribute well in the tourism sector of the State.”

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As per IRCTC’s statement, the newly launched train will operate six days a week, except Wednesday. The timings are as below: 

The departure from Dehradun will be from 07:00 am, which will reach Delhi’s Anand Vihar terminal at 11:45 am, whereas it will depart from Anand Vihar at 05:50 pm and arrive at Dehradun by 10:35 pm. The stoppages would be in Meerut City, Muzaffarnagar, Saharanpur, Roorkee, and Haridwar. 

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From Delhi to Dehradun, an executive chair car ticket would cost ₹1,890 rupees, while an AC chair seat will cost ₹1,065 rupees.

Now, as per (PMO’s) official release, the train is outfitted with top-notch amenities that will usher in a new era of relaxing travel, especially for tourists to the state.

Also Read: Vande Bharat Train to Commence from Mumbai to Goa, Time-saving Journey to Start by June 

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