At present, Vande Bharat is one of the most discussed trains in the country. People are appreciating the design, speed and services of Vande Bharat train and there is a demand from every state to run this train. Happy with its success, the central government has already talked about starting Vande Metro train, now it has shared some more information about Vande Metro with Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnav. Ashwini Vaishnav said that Vande Metro will be a different format of Vande Bharat, in which trains will be able to run with very high frequency between cities that are less than 100 kilometers away.
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Vande Metro between big cities
Let us tell you that after the introduction of semi-high speed train Vande Bharat Express in different cities of the country, the Ministry of Railways is now preparing to run Vande Metro train in big cities. It is noteworthy that the running of this type of train will greatly benefit the commuters from the cities close to the metro cities. Not only this, the Vande Metro train will prove to be very beneficial for the people who belong to these cities and who currently come and live in the metro and go home at the end of the week. Along with the job seekers, the time of the students will also be saved by this train. This train will provide world class transport facility. Apart from this, it is believed that it will also help in reducing the pressure of crowd on local trains.
was announced in the budget
Significantly, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has presented the budget for 2023-24 on 1 February. Rs 2.40 lakh crore has been allotted for the Railways in the budget. After this, Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnav has also made announcements. He said that after the success of Vande Bharat Train, now Railways is going to start Vande Metro Train by 2024-25.
jRailway minister had given information about the train
Then Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnav had said that Vande Metro is coming up with the concept to cover a distance of 50-60 km in the cities. He said that the production and design work will be done this year. He told that there is a plan to start it from next year. Vaishnav had told that Vande Metro will run at a speed of 125 to 130 km. Its design is being prepared on the lines of Mumbai Sub-urban. There will be no toilet facility in Vande Metro.
Vande Metro will be a different format of Vande Bharat, in which trains can run with very high frequency between cities that are less than 100 kilometers away: Hon’ble Railway Minister Shri. @AshwiniVaishnaw Yes pic.twitter.com/KgMvWG8yLd
— Ministry of Railways (@RailMinIndia) April 14, 2023