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Delhi-Katra Vande Bharat Express to begin before festival season: Railway Board Chairman

The Delhi-Katra route was chosen by the Railway Board in a bid to capitalise on the high traffic volume owing to the Vaishno Devi temple pilgrimage, they said.

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New Delhi Published on: September 17, 2019 15:19 IST
Delhi-Katra Vande Bharat Express to begin before festival season: Railway Board Chairman
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Delhi-Katra Vande Bharat Express to begin before festival season: Railway Board Chairman

The second Vande Bharat Express, which will run on the high traffic Delhi-Katra route, will begin operations before the festival season, Chairman, Railway Board, Vinod Yadav said on Tuesday.

The Delhi-Katra route was chosen by the Railway Board in a bid to capitalise on the high traffic volume owing to the Vaishno Devi temple pilgrimage, they said.

The high-speed train will bring down the travel time between Delhi and Katra, the last station on the way to Vaishno Devi temple, to eight hours from the current 12 hours.

The first Vande Bharat Express or Train 18 was launched on the Delhi-Varanasi route. 

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