Indian Railways: India's fastest train Vande Bharat has become a victim of an accident today. The accident happened with the train running between Mumbai to Gandhinagar.
New Delhi: The Vande Bharat Express running between Mumbai Central and Gandhinagar in Gujarat met with an accident on Thursday. The accident happened at around 11.15 am due to the arrival of a herd of buffaloes on the railway line between Vatva station to Maninagar. The front part of the train’s engine was damaged. All passengers are safe. JK Jayanti, Senior PRO of Western Railway gave this information.
Equipped with India’s most modern and innovative features, this Vande Bharat train was flagged off on 30 September. The speed of this train is up to 180 kmph, but it is currently being operated at a speed of 130 kmph. The new ‘Vande Bharat Express’ semi-high speed train covered 492 km between Ahmedabad and Mumbai in five and a half hours.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi started the Vande Bharat Express train on 30 September and with this he traveled from Gandhinagar to Ahmedabad. This is the third Vande Bharat train in the country. This train goes from Gandhinagar Capital, the capital of Gujarat, to Mumbai Central via Ahmedabad, Surat and Baroda.
This is the third Vande Bharat train in the country. Earlier Vande Bharat trains are running between New Delhi and Varanasi and New Delhi and Mata Vaishno Devi Katra. 20901 Vande Bharat Express running between Gandhinagar to Mumbai is running on 6 days of week.
This train leaves Mumbai Central at 06.10 AM and reaches Surat at 08.50 AM. It reaches Baroda at 10.20 am and Ahmedabad at 11.35 am. It reaches its final destination i.e. Gandhinagar Capital at 12.40 pm. In return direction it leaves Gandhinagar at 14.05 hrs and reaches Ahmedabad at 14.40 hrs. It reaches Baroda at 16.00 in evening, Surat at 17.40 and Mumbai Central at 20.35 in night.