Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnav has given the latest update on Vande Bharat Express. He said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has set a target that Vande Bharat should reach almost all the states by June this year.
Vande Bharat Express: Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnav has given the latest update on Vande Bharat Express. He said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has set a target that Vande Bharat should reach almost all the states by June this year. Speaking to ANI in Howrah, Vaishnav said, “PM Modi has set a target that Vande Bharat reaches almost all states by June…Vande Metro is designed for a distance of less than 100 km and for daily travel of passengers Has gone. ”
Earlier, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday flagged off Odisha’s first Vande Bharat train between Puri and Howrah. After reaching Howrah by traveling in the Puri-Howrah Vande Bharat Express later on Thursday, Vaishnav described the journey as extremely comfortable.
The Union Minister said, “The journey was extremely comfortable and the best part of the journey was interacting with the youth and passengers.” Prime Minister Modi on Thursday laid the foundation stone and dedicated to the nation several rail projects worth over Rs 8000 crore in Odisha through video conferencing. The projects include flagging off of Vande Bharat Express between Puri and Howrah, laying of foundation stone for redevelopment of Puri and Cuttack railway stations, 100 per cent electrification of rail network in Odisha, doubling of Sambalpur-Titlagarh rail line.
Target all states by June
The Railway Minister said that Prime Minister Modi has set a target to run Vande Bharat Express in all the states by June this year. For this, works are going on very fast from the side of the Railways. He said that Vande Bharat Metro has been designed for a distance of less than 100 km and for daily travel of commuters.
The Prime Minister said that the people of Odisha and West Bengal are being connected with the Vande Bharat Express which is a symbol of modern and aspirational India. The PM said, “India’s speed and progress can be seen whenever a Vande Bharat train runs from one place to another.” He said that this momentum can now be seen in the states of Odisha and West Bengal.