Vande Bharat trains | Mission zero complaints

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With the Vande Bharat trains a showpiece of its grand modernisation plans, the Railway Ministry is fine-tuning and correcting all shortcomings

NO ROOM FOR ERROR: A Vande Bharat Express glides past

Avishek G. Dastidar

ISSUE DATE: Oct 23, 2023 | UPDATED: Oct 13, 2023 17:55 IST

Not long ago, railway passengers had to endure 11 or more hours of train travel—assuming it ran on time—to travel the 770-km distance between Delhi and Varanasi. The only quicker option was taking a flight. All that changed after Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged off the first Vande Bharat Express at New Delhi in February 2019.


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