Only one more day left. The prestigious Vande Bharat Express will run between the two Telugu states. This train will be available to the people of Telugu states to celebrate Sankranti festival. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will flag off the train at 10 am on Sunday. He will start this train at Secunderabad station through video conference from the national capital.
Pre Pone from 19
Actually- although this train was supposed to start on 19th of this month.. it was pre-poned. Initially, there were reports that Prime Minister Modi himself will flag off the train at Secunderabad Railway Station. The program was initially postponed. Information has been received that it is scheduled for the end of this month. Exceptionally, the Ministry of Railways has pre-poned this program. The festival of Sankranti has set the mood.
Later, Prime Minister Modi will also start the modernization works of Secunderabad Railway Station in this manner. Modi will virtually lay the foundation stone for the modernization of this railway station at a cost of 690 crore rupees. Arrangements for this are going on actively. Vande Bharat Express has also reached AP already. Trial run completed. It is known that the windows of this train were broken in the incident of stone pelting in Visakhapatnam.
Six days in a week:
This train is available for passengers six days a week. It operates between Secunderabad and Visakhapatnam on all days except Sunday. Officials of the South Central Railway say that this train journey can reach Visakhapatnam from Secunderabad in eight and a half hours.
Every day from Monday to Saturday it leaves Visakhapatnam at 5.45 am and reaches Secunderabad station at 2.15 pm. It will leave Secunderabad station at 3 pm on the same day and reach Visakhapatnam at 11.30 pm. The railway officials said that this train has been given halt facility only at Rajahmundry, Vijayawada, Khammam and Warangal stations.
The interior of the train is crumbling. Officials have arranged chairs with a mixture of red and blue. The window panes are wide. It does not have a sleeper facility. Seating is available only. For the comfort of passengers, a table and a water bottle handle have been arranged in front of the seat. Received rack information. What kind of facilities are there in each rack can be known through this chart.
Automatic sliding doors:
All this train has is automatic sliding doors. They open by themselves. They close again after the specified time. At present this type of system is available only in metro rail. If the door is not closed, passengers have to press the green button there. A red button is available to open the rack doors in case of emergency. An emergency talk back unit has been set up to convey that information to the train crew in case of any difficulties.