Vande Bharat Express – Engine Less Train – Train 18

Train 18
Train 18

The Vande Bharat Express represents a ✅ new era of fully air-conditioned trains, offering high-speed comfort and modern amenities. Commencing its journey on January 17, 2019, the Vande Bharat Express is the latest addition to the Indian Railways, built under the ‘Make in India’ initiative, incorporating cutting-edge technologies. From the moment you step aboard, you’ll experience a seamless blend of innovation and comfort, leaving you captivated by the transformation. It’s akin to stepping into an airline rather than a traditional Indian train. Here are the details of the Vande Bharat Express train series, proudly presented by the Indian Railway.

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Vande Bharat Express Trains List and Time Table

Following are the latest full list of Vande Bharat Express Trains running in India. This train is also called as Train 18. Vande Bharat Trains with there announcement order is as follows

Train NoTrain Name
20663/20664 Mysuru – Dr MGR Chennai Central Vande Bharat Express
22545/22546 Lucknow – Dehradun Vande Bharat Express Trains
20841/20842 Bhubaneswar – Visakhapatnam – Bhubaneswar Vande Bharat Express
20707/20708 Secunderabad – Visakhapatnam – Secunderabad Daily Vande Bharat Express Trains 
22962/22961Ahmedabad – Mumbai Central Vande Bharat Superfast Express
20706/20705CSMT Mumbai – Jalna : Vande Bharat Express Trains
20646 / 20645Mangaluru Central – Madgaon : Vande Bharat Trains
20642 / 20641Coimbatore Jn – Bengaluru Cantonment : Vande Bharat Trains
22478/22477Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra – New Delhi : Vande Bharat Trains
22488 / 22487 Amritsar – Delhi Jn. Vande Bharat Trains
22426/22425Anand Vihar Terminal – Ayodhya Cantt : Vande Bharat Trains
22415/22416Banaras – New Delhi Vande Bharat Express
20646 / 20645Mangaluru Central – Madgaon Jn. : Special Trains
20666/20665Tirunelveli – Chennai Egmore Vande Bharat Express
20979/20980Udaipur City – Jaipur Vande Bharat Express
20677/20678Dr MGR Chennai Central – Vijayawada
20631/20632Kasaragod – Thiruvananthapuram : Vande Bharat Express
22231/22232 Kalaburagi – Bengaluru Vande Bharat Express
22925/22926Ahmedabad – Okha : Vande Bharat Express
20703/20704 Kacheguda – Yesvantpur – Kacheguda Vande Bharat Express ((Hyderabad – Bengaluru Vande Bharat Express Trains))
20836/20835Puri – Rourkela – Puri Vande Bharat Express Trains
20898/20897Ranchi – Howrah – Ranchi Vande Bharat Express Trains
22348/22347Patna – Howrah Vande Bharat Express
22435/22436New Delhi-Varanasi Vande Bharat Express
22439/22440New Delhi-Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra Vande Bharat Express
20901/20902Mumbai Central – Gandhinagar Capital Vande Bharat Express
22447/22448New Delhi – Amb Andaura Vande Bharat Express
20607/20608Chennai Central- Mysuru Vande Bharat Express
20825/20826Mumbai – Solapur Vande Bharat Express
22301/22302Howrah – New Jalpaiguri Vande Bharat Express
20833/20834Secunderabad – Visakhapatnam Vande Bharat Express
22223/22224Mumbai – Sainagar Shirdi Vande Bharat Express
22225/22226Mumbai – Solapur Vande Bharat Express
20171/20172Rani Kamalapati Bhopal – Hazrat Nizamuddin New Delhi Vande Bharat Express
20702/20701Secunderabad – Tirupati Vande Bharat Express Trains
20643/20644Chennai – Coimbatore Vande Bharat Express
20977/20978Delhi Cantt.- Ajmer Vande Bharat Express
20634/20633Thiruvananthapuram – Kasaragod Vande Bharat Express Trains
22895/22896Howrah – Puri – Howrah Vande Bharat Express
22457/22458Delhi (Anand Vihar) -Dehradun Vande Bharat Express
22227/22228New Jalpaiguri – Guwahati Vande Bharat Express
20661/20662KSR Bengaluru City – Dharwad Vande Bharat Express
22350 /22349Ranchi – Patna – Ranchi Vande Bharat Express
20911/20912Indore Jn – Bhopal Vande Bharat Express (These trains have been extended to Nagpur, effective from October 9th, 2023)
20174/20173Jabalpur – Rani Kamlapati Bhopal Vande Bharat Express
22229 /22230CSMT – Madgaon – CSMT Vande Bharat Express

Vande Bharat Express Features

25 New features are introduced with latest Vande Bharat Train

  1. 1. Seat Reclination Angle: The seat reclination angle has been increased from 17.31 degrees to 19.37 degrees, providing passengers with a more comfortable seating position.

2. Cushion Hardness: The hardness of the seat cushions has been optimized, reducing it from 290 N to 250 N, resulting in a 25% deformation reduction for improved seating comfort.

3. Seat Color: The color of seats in ECC (Executive Class Chair Car) has been changed from red to a pleasant blue.

4. Mobile Charging: Accessibility of mobile charging points under the seats has been improved for passenger convenience.

5. Footrest: Extended footrests have been added to seats in ECC, reducing their length from 670 mm to 530 mm.

6. Magazine Bags: Magazine bags have been provided for ECC class end seats.

7. Wash Basin: The wash basin depth has been increased to prevent water splashing in lavatories.

8. Toilet Lighting: Lighting in toilets has been improved, increasing from 1.5 watts to 2.5 watts for better visibility.

9. Toilet Handle: Toilet handles have been modified for an improved grip.

10. Water Tap Aerator: Aerator for water taps has been added to enhance water flow control.

11. Toilet Panels: Standardized colors have been used for toilet panels throughout the train.

12. Wheelchair Provision: Provision for securing wheelchairs of Divyangjan passengers has been made in Driving Trailer coaches where applicable.

13. Trim Panel: An improved upper trim panel has been introduced for better aesthetics and panel firmness in coaches.

14. Hammer Box Cover: The hammer box cover has been improved for easier access in case of emergencies.

15. Emergency Talk Back Unit: A borderless emergency talk-back unit has been installed to interact with the driver during emergencies, matching the panel background.

16. Fire Extinguisher: Hinged transparent door assemblies have been added for fire extinguishers in coaches to provide better visibility during emergencies.

17. FRP Panels: Modified panels of single-piece construction have been used for FRP (Fiber-Reinforced Plastic) panels to improve aesthetics inside the coaches.

18. Air Tightness: Improved air tightness measures have been implemented to enhance air conditioning with insulation over panels.

19. Roller Blind Fabric: Roller blind fabric with more tear strength and less transparency has been introduced.

20. Maintenance Hatch Doors: Hatch doors have been added for electrical maintenance doors in trailer coaches to facilitate maintenance.

21. Luggage Rack Controls: Smooth touch controls for luggage rack lights have been incorporated by changing from resistive touch to capacitive touch.

22. Driver Desk: A uniform colored driver desk has been introduced in Driving Trailer Coaches for improved visibility and aesthetics.

23. Emergency Stop Button: The emergency stop push button in the driver control panel has been interchanged for easier operation and access by the loco pilot.

24. Fire Detection and Suppression: An improved aerosol-based fire detection and suppression system has been installed inside the coaches.

25. Pantographs: High Rise pantographs have been used in areas where the landscape and OHE (Overhead Equipment) are in higher positions.

Existing Features of Old Vande Bharat Trains

  • Train Configuration: The train consists of 16 coach chair cars with a special emphasis on passenger comfort and safety.
  • Power Distribution: It uses a unique power distribution system with 50% of its axles powered, with every alternate coach having power, enhancing efficiency.
  • Construction: The train’s car body is made of stainless steel, ensuring durability and longevity.
  • Speed: The Vande Bharat Express can reach a speed of 160 km/h in just 140 seconds, making it one of India’s fastest trains.
  • Passenger Comfort: It offers better riding comfort with a riding index of 3.5. The seats are modular and can rotate 180 degrees in the executive class.
  • Doors: The train features automatic plug doors with sliding footsteps and touch-free sliding doors, enhancing passenger convenience and safety.
  • Control Management: A Coach Control Management System is in place to monitor air conditioning, communication, and provide feedback to the control center and maintenance staff via GSM/GPRS.
  • Air Conditioning: It has improved heat ventilation and air conditioning with a higher efficiency compressor and UV lamps for germ-free air supply.
  • Lavatory: Special lavatories are provided for passengers with disabilities (Divyangjan).
  • Infotainment: Each coach is equipped with a 32″ Passenger Information and Infotainment System.
  • Safety: The train has Level-II safety integration certification for better train control management. It also includes KAVACH, a Train Collision Avoidance System.
  • Emergency Features: Emergency lighting, emergency windows, and emergency talk-back units are installed in each coach.
  • Driver-Guard Communication: There is a system for communication between the driver and guard with voice recording capability.
  • Flood Protection: The train is designed to withstand floods up to a height of 650 mm with better flood-proofing for under-slung electrical equipment.
  • Fire Safety: The train incorporates advanced fire-fighting safety measures, including aspiration-based fire detection and suppression systems.

The Vande Bharat Express is considered India’s fastest train and is seen as a successor to the Shatabdi Express. It was built under the “Make in India” project by the Integral Coach Factory (ICF) in Chennai in just 18 months. The train aims to reduce travel time by 15% compared to the existing Delhi-Bhopal Shatabdi Express. It features a fully air-conditioned environment, on-board Wi-Fi, vacuum toilets, sliding doors, continuous windows, and charging points at every seat. The train has executive compartments with 52 seats each and trailer coaches with 78 seats each.

The initial cost of the first train set was Rs. 100 crore, with some imported components that were planned to be indigenized for future iterations. Safety measures include doors that only open when the train stops, ensuring passenger safety. The train underwent test runs in Chennai and aimed to reach a speed of 160 km/h during testing.

Additional Vande Bharat Services

Chennai Egmore – Nagercoil : Vande Bharat Special Trains

Train Nos.06057/06058 Chennai Egmore – Nagercoil – Chennai Egmore Vande Bharat Tri-Weekly Summer Special Trains

  • Train No. 06057 Chennai Egmore – Nagercoil Vande Bharat Tri-Weekly Special will leave Chennai Egmore at 05.15 hrs from 05.04.2024 to 28.04.2024 (Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays) and reach Nagercoil at 14.10 hrs, the same day
  • Train No. 06058 Nagercoil – Chennai Egmore Vande Bharat Tri-Weekly Special will leave Nagercoil at 14.50 hrs from 05.04.2024 to 28.04.2024 (Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays) and reach Chennai Egmore at 23.45 hrs, the same day

Composition
Vande Bharat Rake of 8 Coaches
Halting
Chennai Egmore, Tambaram, Villupuram, Tiruchchirappalli, Dindigul, Madurai, Virudunagar, Tirunelveli, Nagercoil.

Mysuru – Dr MGR Chennai Central : Vande Bharat Express

Train Nos.20663/20664 Mysuru – Dr MGR Chennai Central Vande Bharat Express

  • Train Nos.20663/20664 Mysuru – Dr MGR Chennai Central – Mysuru Vande Bharat Express. Train Nos.20663/20664 Mysuru – Dr MGR Chennai Central – Mysuru Vande Bharat Express will not run o­n Thursdays instead of Wednesdays due to maintenance schedule changes. The train will run o­n all days except Thursday with effect from 30.07.2024

Lucknow – Dehradun : Vande Bharat Express Trains

Train Nos.22545/22546 Lucknow – Dehradun Vande Bharat Express Trains. Its regular service will commence from 26.03.2024 in both the direction. It will run six days in a week except Monday as under:

  • Train Nos.22545 Lucknow – Dehradun Vande Bharat Express train will depart from Lucknow Jn at at 05.15 hrs and will arrive Dehradun at 13.35 hrs. The train will be from 26.03.2024.
  • Train No.22546 Dehradun – Lucknow train will depart from Dehradun at 14.25 hrs and will arrive Lucknow Jn at 22.40 hrs. The train will be from 26.03.2024.

Halting
Lucknow Jn, Bareilly Jn, Moradabad Jn, Haridwar, Dehradun.
Composition
Chair Car and Executive Car Class Coaches.

Bhubaneswar – Visakhapatnam : Vande Bharat Express

Train Nos.20841/20842 Bhubaneswar – Visakhapatnam – Bhubaneswar Vande Bharat Express

  • Train No.20841 Bhubaneswar – Visakhapatnam Vande Bharat Express train will depart from Bhubaneswar at 05.15 hrs and will arrive Visakhapatnam at 11.00 hrs. The train will be from 17.03.2024 except on Monday. 
  • Train No.20842 Visakhapatnam – Bhubaneswar train will depart from Visakhapatnam at 15.30 hrs and will arrive Bhubaneswar at 21.30 hrs. The train will be from 17.03.2024 except on Monday. 

Halting : Bhubaneswar, Khurda Road, Balugaon, Brahmapur, Ichhapuram, Palasa, Srikakulam Road, Vizianagaram, Visakhapatnam. 

Kalaburagi – Bengaluru : Vande Bharat Express

Train Nos.22231/22232 Kalaburagi – Bengaluru Vande Bharat Express

  • Train No. 22231 Kalaburagi-Bengaluru Vande Bharat Express will depart Kalaburagi daily (except Friday) at 05:15 hrs from 16.03.2024 and arrive Sir M. Visvesvaraya Terminal Bengaluru at 14:00 hrs same day.
  • Train No. 22232 Bengaluru- Kalaburagi Vande Bharat Express will depart Sir M. Visvesvaraya Terminal Bengaluru daily (except Thursday) at 14:40 hrs from 15.03.2024 and arrive Kalaburagi at 23:30 hrs same day.

Halting
Raichur, Mantralayam Road, Guntakal, Anantapur and Yelahanka.
Composition
One AC Executive class and 7 AC Chair Cars.

Secunderabad – Visakhapatnam : Vande Bharat Express Trains 

Train Nos.20707/20708 Secunderabad – Visakhapatnam – Secunderabad Daily Vande Bharat Express Trains 

  • Train No.20707 Secunderabad – Visakhapatnam train will depart from Secunderabad at 05.05 hrs and will arrive Visakhapatnam at 13.50 hrs. The train will be from 15.03.2024 except Thursday. 
  • Train No.20708 Visakhapatnam – Secunderabad train will depart from Visakhapatnam at 14.35 and will arrive Secunderabad at 23.20 hrs. The train will be from 13.03.2024 except Thursday. 

Halting : Secunderabad, Warangal, Khamam, Vijayawada, Rajamundry, Samalkot, Visakhapatnam.

Ahmedabad – Mumbai Central : Special Trains

Train Nos.22962/22961 Ahmedabad – Mumbai Central Vande Bharat Superfast Express

The Regular run of Ahmedabad – Mumbai Central Vande Bharat Superfast Express will commence from 13th March, 2024. This train will run 06 days a week and will not run o­n Sundays.

  • Train No. 22962 Ahmedabad-Mumbai Central Vande Bharat Superfast Express will leave Ahmedabad at 06:10 hrs and will arrive Mumbai Central at 11:35 hrs.
  • Train No. 22961 Mumbai Central- Ahmedabad Vande Bharat Superfast Express will depart from Mumbai Central at 15:55 hrs and will reach Ahmedabad at 21:25 hrs.

Halting
Vadodara, Surat, Vapi and Borivali station in both directions.
Composition
AC Chair car and Executive Chair car.

CSMT Mumbai – Jalna : Vande Bharat Express Trains

Regular Service

Train Nos.20706/20705 CSMT Mumbai – Jalna Vande Bharat Express Trains. The will be six days in a week except Wednesday.

  • Train No.20706 CSMT Mumbai – Jalna Vande Bharat Express Train will depart from CSMT Mumbai at 13.10 hrs and will arrive Jalna at 20.30 hrs. The train will be w.e.f 01.01.2024.
  • Train No.20705 Jalna – CSMT Vande Bharat Express Train will depart from Jalna at 05.05 hrs and will arrive CSMT at 11.55 hrs. The train will be w.e.f 02.01.2024.

Halting
Mumbai CSMT, Dadar, Thane, Kalyan, Nashik, Manmad, Aurangabad and Jalna.

Coimbatore Jn – Bengaluru Cantonment : Vande Bharat Express Trains

South Western Railway announced that Train Nos.20642/20641Coimbatore and Bengaluru Bengaluru Cantonment stations. The revised timings will be effective from March 11, 2024, from both directions. Passengers are advised to take note of the following changes:

Revised timings for Train No. 20642 Coimbatore to Bengaluru Cantonment

  • Departure from Coimbatore at 07:25 AM (previously 05:00 AM)
  • Arrival/Departure at Tiruppur: 08:03/08:05 AM (previously 05:36/05:38 AM)
  • Arrival/Departure at Erode: 08:42/08:45 AM (previously 06:17/06:20 AM)
  • Arrival/Departure at Salem: 09:32/09:35 AM (previously 07:12/07:15 AM)
  • Arrival/Departure at Dharmapuri: 10:51/10:53 AM (previously 08:18/08:20 AM)
  • Arrival/Departure at Hosur: 12:03/12:05 AM (previously 09:48/09:50 AM)
  • Arrival at Bengaluru Cantt: 01:50 PM (previously 11:30 AM).

Revised timings for Train No. 20641 Bengaluru Cantonment to Coimbatore

  • Departure from Bengaluru Cantt at 02:20 PM (previously 01:40 PM)
  • Arrival/Departure at Hosur: 03:10/03:12 PM (previously 02:38/02:40 PM)
  • Arrival/Departure at Dharmapuri: 04:22/04:24 PM (previously 04:08/04:10 PM)
  • Arrival/Departure at Salem: 05:57/06:00 PM (previously 05:27/05:30 PM)
  • Arrival/Departure at Erode: 06:47/06:50 PM (previously 06:22/06:25 PM)
  • Arrival/Departure at Tiruppur: 07:31/07:33 PM (previously 07:03/07:05 PM)
  • Arrival at Coimbatore: 08:45 PM (previously 08:00 PM).

Regular Service

Train Nos.20642 / 20641 Coimbatore Jn – Bengaluru Cantonment – Coimbatore Jn (Except o­n Thursdays). The regular service will commence o­n and from 01.03.2024 from both ends.

  • Train No.20642 Coimbatore Jn – Bengaluru Cantonment train will depart from Coimbatore Jn at 07.25 hrs and will arrive Bengaluru Cantonment at 13.50 hrs.
  • Train No.20641 Bengaluru Cantonment – Coimbatore Jn train will depart from Bengaluru Cantonment at 14.20 hrs and will arrive Coimbatore Jn at 20.45 hrs.

Composition
Vande Bharat rake of 8 coaches.
Halting
Coimbatore, Tiruppur, Erode, Salem, Dharmapuri, Hosur, Bengaluru Cantt.

Mangaluru Central – Madgaon : Vande Bharat Express Trains

Regular Service

Train Nos.20646 / 20645 Mangaluru Central – Madgaon (Except o­n Thursdays) Vande Bharat Express Trains. The regular service started on and from 31.12.2023, from both the ends.

  • Train No.20646 Mangaluru Central – Madgaon train will depart from Mangaluru Central at 08.30 hrs and will arrive Madgaon at 13.15 hrs.
  • Train No.20645 Madgaon – Mangaluru Central train will depart from Madgaon at 18.10 hrs and will arrive Mangaluru Central at 22.45 hrs.

Halting
Mangaluru Central, Udupi, Karwar, Madgaon.
Composition
Vande Bharat rake of 8 coaches.

Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra – New Delhi : Vande Bharat Trains

Train Nos.22478/22477 Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra – New Delhi – Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra Vande Bharat Train (06 Days a Week except Wednesday)

  • Train No.22478 Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra – New Delhi train will depart from Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra at 06.00 hrs and will arrive New Delhi at 14.00 hrs. The train will be from 04.01.2024.
  • Train No.22477 New Delhi – Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra train will depart from New Delhi at 15.00 hrs and will arrive Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra at 23.00 hrs.

Hatling
Jammu Tawi, Ludhiana and Ambala Jn. Statins.
Composition
AC Executive Chair Car and AC Chair Car.

Amritsar – Delhi Jn. – Amritsar : Vande Bharat Trains

Train Nos.22488 / 22487 Amritsar – Delhi Jn. Vande Bharat Trains (06 Days a Week except Friday)

  • Train No.22488 Amritsar – Delhi Jn. Train will depart from Amritsar at 08.20 hrs and will arrive Delhi Jn.at 13.50 hrs. The train will be from 06.01.2024.
  • Train No.22487 Delhi Jn. – Amritsar train will depart from Delhi Jn at 15.15 hrs and will arrive Amritsar at 20.45 hrs.

Halting
Beas, Jalandhar Catt., Phagwara, Ludhiana and Ambala Jn Stations.
Composition
AC Executive Chari Car and AC Chair Car.

Anand Vihar Terminal – Ayodhya Dham : Vande Bharat Trains

Train Nos.22426/22425 Anand Vihar Terminal – Ayodhya Dham – Anand Vihar Terminal Vande Bharat Trains (06 Days a Week except Wednesday)

  • Train No.22426 Anand Vihar Terminal – Ayodhya Cantt train will depart from Anand Vihar Terminal at 06.10 hrs and will arrive Ayodhya Cantt at 14.30 hrs. The train will be from 04.01.2024.
  • Train No.22425 Ayodhya Cantt – Anand Vihar Terminal train will depart from Ayodhya Dham at 15.20 hrs and will arrive Anand Vihar Terminal at 23.40 hrs.

Halting
Kanpur Central and Lucknow Stations.
Composition
AC Executive Chair Car and AC Chair Car.

Aastha Special Trains

Mangaluru Central – Madgaon Jn. : Special Trains

Train Nos.20646 / 20645 Mangaluru Central – Madgaon Jn. – Mangaluru Central Vande Bharat Express (6 days a week – except Thursday) :

  • Train No. 20646 Mangaluru Central – Madgaon Jn. Vande Bharat Express will leave from Mangaluru Central at 08:30 hrs every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday (Six days a week) from 31/12/2023. Train will reach Madgaon Jn. at 13:15 Hrs on the same day.
  • Train No. 20645 Madgaon Jn. – Mangaluru Central Vande Bharat Express will leave from Madgaon Jn. at 18:10 hrs every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday (Six days a week) from 31/12/2023. Train will reach Mangaluru Central at 22:45 Hrs on the same day.

Halting
Udupi and Karwar stations.
Composition
Total 08 Coaches – Vande Bharat Rake.

Banaras – New Delhi : Vande Bharat Express Trains

Train Nos.22415/22416 Banaras – New Delhi Vande Bharat Express (06 Days a Week, except Tuesday)

  • Train No.22415 Banaras – New Delhi Vande Bharat Express. The train will leave Banaras at 06.00 hrs and will arrive New Delhi at 14.05 hrs. The train will be from 20.12.2023
  • Train No.22416 New Delhi – Banaras Vande Bharat Express. The train will leave New Delhi at 15.00 hrs and will arrive Banaras at 23.05 hrs. The train will be from 20.12.2023.

Halting
Banaras, Prayagraj Jn., Kanpur Central, Chipyana Buzurg, New Delhi.
Composition
CC-14, ECC-2 TOTAL = 16 Coaches

Vijayawada – Chennai : Vande Bharat Express

Prime Minister inaugurated Vijayawada – Chennai Vande Bharat Express via a virtual ceremony on the 24th of September 2023.

Train Nos.20677/20678 Dr MGR Chennai Central – Vijayawada – Dr MGR Chennai Central Vande Bharat Express

  • Train No. 20677 Dr MGR Chennai Central – Vijayawada Vande Bharat Express (except Tuesday) will depart from Dr MGR Chennai Central o­n and from 25.09.2023 at 05.30 hrs and reach Vijayawada at 12.10 hrs, the same day.
  • Train No. 20678 Vijayawada – Dr MGR Chennai Central Vande Bharat Express (except Tuesday) will depart from Vijayawada o­n and from 25.09.2023 at 15.20 hrs and reach Dr MGR Chennai Central at 12.10 hrs, the same day.

Udaipur – Jaipur : Vande Bharat Express

Prime Minister inaugurated Udaipur City – Jaipur Vande Bharat Express via a virtual ceremony on the 24th of September 2023.

Train Nos.20979/20980 Udaipur City – Jaipur Vande Bharat Express

This efficient train will traverse a distance of 435 kilometers in just six hours and 15 minutes.
Halting
Rampratapnagar, Mavli Junction, Chittaurgarh, Bhilwara, Bijainagar, Ajmer Junction and Kishangarh.
Composition
The train has two types of seating arrangements – AC Chair Car (CC), and Executive Chair Car (EC), totalling Eight Coaches.

Tirunelveli – Madurai – Chennai : Vande Bharat Express

Prime Minister inaugurated Tirunelveli – Chennai Egmore Vande Bharat Express via a virtual ceremony on the 24th of September 2023.

Train Nos.20666/20665 Tirunelveli – Chennai Egmore- Tirunelveli Vande Bharat Express

  • Train No. 20665 Chennai Egmore – Tirunelveli Vande Bharat Express (Except Tuesday) will leave Chennai Egmore at 14.50 hrs o­n and from 25.09.2023 and reach Tirunelveli at 22.40 hrs, the same day.
  • Train No. 20666 Tirunelveli – Chennai Egmore Vande Bharat Express (Except Tuesday) will leave Tirunelveli at 06.00 hrs o­n and from 27.09.2023 and reach Chennai Egmore at 13.50 hrs, the same day

Kasaragod – Thiruvananthapuram : Vande Bharat Express

Prime Minister inaugurated Kasaragod – Thiruvananthapuram Vande Bharat Express via a virtual ceremony on the 24th of September 2023.

Train Nos.20631/20632 Kasaragod – Thiruvananthapuram Vande Bharat Express (via Alappuzha). This is India’s 33rd Vande Bharat Express train.

  • Train No. 20632 Thiruvananthapuram Central – Kasaragod Vande Bharat Express (Except Mondays) will leave Thiruvananthapuram Central at 16.05 hrs o­n and from 26.09.2023 and reach Kasaragod at 23.58 hrs, the same day.
  • Train No. 20631 Kasaragod – Thiruvananthapuram Central Vande Bharat Express (Except Tuesdays) will leave Kasaragod at 07.00 hrs o­n and from 27.09.2023 and reach Thiruvananthapuram Central at 15.05 hrs, the same day

Ahmedabad – Okha : Vande Bharat Express

Prime Minister inaugurated Jamnagar – Ahmedabad Vande Bharat Express via a virtual ceremony on the 24th of September 2023. On 10.03.2024, Train No. 22925/22926 Ahmedabad-Jamnagar Vande Bharat Superfast Express is being extended upto Okha station.

Train Nos.22925/22926 Ahmedabad – Okha Vande Bharat Superfast Express

  • Train No. 22925 Ahmedabad – Okha Vande Bharat Superfast Express will depart Ahmedabad at 18:10 hrs every day except Tuesday to reach Okha at 00:40 hrs the next day.
  • Train No. 22926 Okha – Ahmedabad Vande Bharat Superfast Express will depart Okha at 03:40 hrs every day except Wednesday and reach Ahmedabad at 10:10 hrs the same day.

Halting
Sabarmati, Sanand, Viramgam, Surendranagar, Wankaner, Rajkot, Jamnagar and Dwarka station in both directions.
Composition
AC Chair car and Executive Chair car.

Earlier Updates

Train Nos.22925/22926 Ahmedabad – Jamnagar Vande Bharat Express. This is India’s 34th Vande Bharat Express train, connecting the city of Ahmedabad with Jamnagar in Gujarat.

  • Train No.22926 Jamnagar – Ahmedabad Vande Bharat train will depart from Sabarmati Junction at 6:30 am and arrive in Jamnagar at 10 am. The Vande Bharat Express will depart Jamnagar at 3 pm and arrive at Sabarmat Junction at 6 pm. Between Jamnagar and Sabarmati in Ahmedabad, the Ahmedabad Jamnagar Vande Bharat Express will travel in about 3 hours and 30 minutes.

Halting
Rajkot Junction, Wankaner Junction, Than Junction, and Viramgam Junction.

Kacheguda – Yesvantpur Vande Bharat Express Trains (Hyderabad – Bengaluru Vande Bharat Express Trains)

Train Nos.20703/20704 Kacheguda – Yesvantpur – Kacheguda Vande Bharat Express ( The service will be available six days a week, excluding Wednesdays)

Inaugural Run Details

Train No. 02703 Kacheguda-Yesvantpur Vande Bharat Inaugural Special (one-way)

The inaugural special train will depart from Kacheguda at 12:30 PM o­n September 24, 2023, and arrive Yesvantpur at 11:45 PM o­n the same day. After the arrival of Inaugural Special Train No. 02703 Kacheguda-Yesvantpur Vande Bharat Express at Yesvantpur, Train No. 20704 Yesvantpur-Kacheguda Vande Bharat Express will commence regular service o­n September 25, 2023, from Yesvantpur.

Regular Run Details

The Vande Bharat Express train connecting Hyderabad to Bengaluru will run its route from Kacheguda to Yesvantpur, passing through Mahabubnagar in Telangana, and the cities of Kurnool, Anantapur, and Dharmavaram in Andhra Pradesh. This train is composed of one Executive Class coach and seven Chair Car coaches, offering seating for a total of 530 passengers.

Train Nos.20703/20704 Kacheguda – Yesvantpur – Kacheguda Vande Bharat Express

  • Train No.20703 Kacheguda-Yesvantpur Vande Bharat Express will depart from Kacheguda at 05:30 AM and arrive at Yesvantpur at 02:00 PM o­n the same day. En route, this train will stop at Mahbubnagar at 06:49/06:50 AM, Kurnool City at 08:24/08:25 AM, Anantapur at 10:44/10:45 AM and Dharmavaram at 11:14/11:15 AM.
  • Train No.20704 Yesvantpur-Kacheguda Vande Bharat Express will leave Yesvantpur at 02:45 PM and reach Kacheguda at 11:15 PM o­n the same day. This train will stop at en route stations at Dharmavaram at 04:59/05:00 PM, Anantapur at 05:29/05:30 PM, Kurnool City at 07:50/07:51 PM and Mahbubnagar at 09:34/09:35 PM.
Train No.20703 Kacheguda – YesvantpurStationTrain No.20704 Yesvantpur – Kacheguda
ArrivalDepartureArrivalDeparture
—-05.30 Kacheguda11.15—-
06.49 06.50Mahbubnagar09.3409.35
08.2408.25Kurnool City07.5007.51
10.4410.45Anantapur05.2905.30
11.1411.15Dharmavaram04.5905.00
02.00Yesvantpur—-02.45

Composition
2 DTC (Driving Trailer Coaches), 4 MC (Motor Coaches), and 2 TC (Trailer Coaches), totalling 8 coaches.

Puri – Rourkela : Vande Bharat Express Trains

The esteemed Prime Minister will inaugurate the Puri-Rourkela Vande Bharat Express via a virtual ceremony on the 24th of September 2023, alongside the introduction of several other Vande Bharat Express trains nationwide. The regular run of trains will be from 27.09.2023.

Train Nos.20836/20835 Puri – Rourkela – Puri Vande Bharat Express Trains (6 days a week, except Saturdays)

  • Train No.20836 Puri- Rourkela Vande Bharat Express will depart Puri at 05.00 hrs and will reach Rourkela at 12:45 hrs the same day.
  • Train No.20835 Rourkela- Puri Vande Bharat Express will depart Rourkela at 14:10 hrs and will reach Puri at 21.40 hrs the same day.

Halting
Khurda Road, Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Angul, Sambalpur City and Jharsuguda enroute.

Train No.20836 Puri – Rourkeal StationTrain No.20835 Rourkela – Puri
ArrivalDepartureArrivalDeparture
—-05.00 Khurda Road21.40—-
05.35 05.40Bhubaneswar20.5520.57
06.0006.05Cuttack20.3020.35
06.3006.32Dhenkanal20.0020.02
07.2407.26Talcher Road18.4518.47
08.0408.06Angul18.1318.15
08.1408.16Rairakhol18.0018.02
09.2509.27Sambalpur City16.5016.52
10.0510.10Jharsuguda16.0516.10
11.1311.15Rourkela15.2315.25
12.45—-14.10

Ranchi – Howrah : Vande Bharat Express Trains

The esteemed Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, will ceremoniously inaugurate the Ranchi-Howrah-Ranchi Vande Bharat Express via virtual means on the 24th of September 2023. Subsequently, the regular operations of the Ranchi-Howrah-Ranchi Vande Bharat Express are scheduled to commence on the 27th of September 2023.

Here is the time table of Ranchi – Howrah Vande Bharat Express Trains

Train Nos.20898/20897 Ranchi – Howrah – Ranchi Vande Bharat Express Trains (6 days a week, except Tuesday)

  • Train No.20898 Ranchi – Howrah Vande Bharat Express will depart Ranchi at 05:15 hrs and will reach Howrah at 12:20 hrs the same day.
  • Train No.20897 Howrah-Ranchi Vande Bharat Express will depart Howrah at 15:45 hrs and will reach Ranchi at 22:50 hrs the same day.

Halting
Muri, Kotshila, Purulia, Chandil, Tatanagar and Kharagpur enroute.

Train No.20898 Ranchi – Howrah StationTrain No.20897 Howrah – Ranchi
ArrivalDepartureArrivalDeparture
—-05.15 Ranchi 22.50—-
06.1506.17Muri21.3821.40
06.3906.40Kotshila21.1421.15
07.1507.17Purulia20.3320.35
07.5607.57Chandil19.5419.55
08.4008.45Tatanagar19.0519.10
10.3010.32Kharagpur17.1817.20
12.20—-Howrah—-15.45

Patna – Howrah : Vande Bharat Train

On September 24, 2023, the Hon’ble Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, will launch a total of nine Vande Bharat trains, including the Patna-Howrah Vande Bharat train. This marks the fourth Vande Bharat train service in the state of West Bengal. The Patna-Howrah Vande Bharat Express will traverse a distance of 532 km from Patna to Howrah. This semi-high-speed train is anticipated to complete the journey in just 6 hours and 30 minutes, a significant improvement compared to the current fastest train on this route, which takes 8 hours. The train will maintain an average speed of 82 Kilometers per hour, with a maximum allowable speed of 130 km/hrs.

Train Nos.22348/22347 Patna – Howrah Vande Bharat Express will start its regular run on and from 26.09.2023.

Train No.22348 Patna – HowrahStationTrain No.22347 Patna – Howrah
ArrivalDepartureArrivalDeparture
—-08.00 Patna22.40—-
08.1208.14Patna Saheb21.5521.57
08.5809.00Mokama21.0521.07
09.2009.22Luckeesarai20.4020.42
10.5310.55Jasidih19.1119.13
11.4411.46Jamtara18.2718.29
12.1512.32Asansol17.5317.56
12.3912.41Durgapur17.2817.30
14.35—-Howrah—-15.50

Ahmedabad (Sabarmati) – Jodhpur : Twenty Fifth Vande Bharat Express

Ahmedabad (Sabarmati) – Jodhpur Vande Bharat Express will commence from 9th July, 2023. This train will run 6 days a week and will not run o­n Tuesdays.

Train Nos.12462 /12461 Ahmedabad (Sabarmti) – Jodhpur Vande Bharat Express Trains

  • Train No. 12462 Ahmedabad (Sabarmati) – Jodhpur Vande Bharat Express will depart from Ahmedabad (Sabarmati) at 16.45 hrs and will reach Jodhpur at 22.55 hrs, the same day.
  • Train No. 12461 Jodhpur – Ahmedabad (Sabarmati) Vande Bharat Superfast Express will depart from Jodhpur at 05.55 hrs and will reach Ahmedabad (Sabarmati) at 12.05 hrs, the same day.

Halitng : Mahesana, Palanpur, Abu Road, Falna and Pali Marwar stations in both directions.

Composition : AC Chair car and Executive Chair car.

Gorakhpur – Lucknow : Twenty Fourth Vande Bharat Express

The inaugural Vande Bharat special train between Gorakhpur and Lucknow will run on 07.07.2023 and it’s train number is 02549. The inaugural service of Gorakhpur-Lucknow Vande Bharat Special (train number 02549) will start from Gorakhpur at 03:40 PM and arrive in Lucknow at 08:30 PM on the same day. This train will stop at Sahjanwa, Khalilabad, Basti, Babhnan, Manakapur, Ayodhya, and Barabanki stations on the route. Regular trains will run from 09.07.2023.

Train Nos.22549 / 22550 Gorakhpur – Lucknow Vande Bharat Express

  • Train No.22549 Gorakhpur-Lucknow Vande Bharat Express will start its regular service from 09.07.2023. The train will depart from Gorakhpur at 06:05 AM and arrive in Lucknow at 10:20 AM on the same day.
  • Train No.22550 Lucknow-Gorakhpur Vande Bharat Express will start its regular service from 09.07.2023. The train will depart from Lucknow at 07:15 PM and arrive in Gorakhpur at 11:25 PM on the same day.
Train No.22549 Gorakhpur – Lucknow Vande Bharat ExpressStationTrain No.22550 Lucknow – Gorakhpur Vande Bharat Express
ArrivalDepartureArrivalDeparture
—-06.05 hrsGorakhpur23.25 hrs
06.52 hrs 06.54 hrs Basti22.30 hrs22.32 hrs
08.15 hrs08.17 hrs Ayodhya21.13 hrs21.15 hrs
10.20 hrs —-Lucknow—-19.15 hrs
  • Days of Run – Six days in a week (Excluding Saturday)
  • Composition : CC-7, ECC-1, Total -08
  • Halting : Basti and Ayodhya stations on the route.

CSMT Mumbai – Madgaon Goa Twenty Third Vande Bharat Express

Train Nos.22229 / 22230 CSMT – Madgaon – CSMT Vande Bharat Express

Prime Minister will flag off this Vande Bharat train on 26th June, 2023.

Goa (Madgaon)- Mumbai Vande Bharat Express train will depart from Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Station and reach Madgaon station the same day with stoppages at Dadar, Thane, Panvel, Khed, Ratnagiri, Kankavali & Thivim Railway stations. The state-of-the-art Vande Bharat Express will provide the means to travel with speed and comfort to the people of the Konkan region. It will provide boost to tourism in the area. It is expected that the new Vande Bharat Train o­n this route will add new dimension in facilitating tourists.

Train Time Table

Train Nos.22229 / 22230 Mumbai CSMT – Madgaon Jn. – Mumbai CSMT Vande Bharat Express

Monsoon Timings : (Tri – Weekly)

  • Train No. 22229 Mumbai CSMT – Madgaon Jn. Vande Bharat Express will leave from Mumbai CSMT at 05:25 hrs on every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 28/06/2023 to 30/10/2023. Train will reach Madgaon Jn. at 15:30 Hrs on the same day.
  • Train No. 22230 Madgaon Jn. – Mumbai CSMT Vande Bharat Express will leave from Madgaon Jn. at 12:20 hrs on every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from 29/06/2023 to 31/10/2023. Train will reach Mumbai CSMT at 22:25 Hrs on the same day.

Non-Monsoon Timings : (Six days a week except Friday) :

  • Train No. 22229 Mumbai CSMT – Madgaon Jn. Vande Bharat Express will leave from Mumbai CSMT at 05:25 hrs on every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday (Six days a week) from 01/11/2023. Train will reach Madgaon Jn. at 13:10 Hrs on the same day.
  • Train No. 22230 Madgaon Jn. – Mumbai CSMT Vande Bharat Express will leave from Madgaon Jn. at 14:40 hrs on every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday (Six days a week) from 01/11/2023. Train will reach Mumbai CSMT at 22:25 Hrs on the same day.

Halting
Dadar, Thane, Panvel, Khed, Ratnagiri, Kankavali & Thivim stations.
Composition
Total 08 Coaches (Vande Bharat Rake) = DTC – 02, Chair Car – 05, Executive Chair Car – 01.

Train Nos.22229/22230 CSMT Mumbai – Madgaon Vande Bharat Express

Train No.22229 CSMT Mumbai – Madgaon Vande Bharat ExpressStationTrain No.22230 Madgaon – CSMT Vande Bharat Express
Monsoon TimingNon – Monsoon TimingNon – Monsoon TimingMonsoon Timings
ArrivalDepartureArrivalDepartureArrivalDepartureArrivalDeparture
—-05.25 hrs (M, W, F)05.25 hrs (Except Friday)CSMT22.25 hrs22.25 hrs (Tu, Th, Sat)—-
05.32 hrs 05.34 hrs 05.32 hrs 05.34 hrs Dadar22.05 hrs22.07 hrs22.05 hrs22.07 hrs
05.52 hrs05.54 hrs 05.52 hrs 05.54 hrs Thane21.35 hrs21.37 hrs21.35 hrs21.37 hrs
06.30 hrs 06.32 hrs 06.30 hrs06.32 hrsPanvel21.00 hrs21.02 hrs 21.00 hrs21.02 hrs
08.48 hrs 08.50 hrs 08.24 hrs08.26 hrsKhed19.08 hrs19.10 hrs18.40 hrs18.42 hrs
10.40 hrs10.45 hrs09.45 hrs09.50 hrsRatnagiri17.45 hrs 17.50 hrs 16.55 hrs17.00 hrs
12.45 hrs12.47 hrs11.20 hrs11.22 hrsKankavali16.18 hrs16.20 hrs14.18 hrs14.20 hrs
14.24 hrs14.26 hrs12.28 hrs12.30 hrsThivim15.20 hrs15.22 hrs13.06 hrs13.08 hrs
15.30 hrs (M, W, F)13.10 hrs (Except Friday)Madgaon14.40 hrs (Except Friday)12.20 hrs (Tu, Th, Sat)

Rani Kamalapati, Bhopal – Jabalpur Twenty Second Vande Bharat Express Trains

Prime Minister will flag off this Vande Bharat train on 26th June, 2023.

Train Nos.20174/20173 Jabalpur – Rani Kamlapati Bhopal Vande Bharat Express

Train No.20174 Jabalpur – Rani Kamlapati Bhopal Vande Bharat ExpressStationTrain No. 20173 Rani Kamalapati Bhopal – Jabalpur Vande Bharat Express
ArrivalDepartureArrivalDeparture
—-06.00 hrsJabalpur23.35 hrs—-
06.55 hrs06.57 hrsNarsinghpur22.15 hrs22.17 hrs
07.55 hrs07.57 hrsPiparia21.15 hrs21.17 hrs
09.23 hrs09.25 hrsNarmadapuram19.51 hrs19.53 hrs
10.35 hrsRani Kamalapati19.00 hrs
Train Nos.20174/20173 Jabalpur – Rani Kamlapati Bhopal Vande Bharat Express

Rani Kamalapati – Jabalpur Vande Bharat Express train will depart from Rani Kamlapati Railway Station and will reach Jabalpur station the same day with stoppages at Narsinghpur, Pipariya & Narmadapuram Railway stations. With the operation of Vande Bharat train, the connectivity of Jabalpur, the cultural capital of Madhya Pradesh, Bhopal, the capital of Madhya Pradesh and nearby religious places and tourist places will increase as well as the all-round development of the region will also increase.

Nagpur – Indore Twenty First Vande Bharat Express Trains

Western Railway has extended the route of Train Nos. 20911/12, the Indore – Bhopal Vande Bharat Express, up to Nagpur. Starting from October 9th, 2023, the train will also stop at Betul station for the convenience of passengers.

Train Nos.20911/12 Indore – Nagpur Vande Bharat Express will run 6 days in a week except Sunday. The train will be w.e.f 09.10.2023.

  • Train No.20911 Indore – Nagpur train will depart from Indore at 06.10 hrs and will arrive Nagpur at 14.30 hrs.
  • Train No.20912 Nagpur – Indore train will depart from Nagpur at 15.20 hrs and will arrive Indore at 23.45 hrs.
Train No.20911 Indore Jn – Nagpur Vande Bharat ExpressStationTrain No. 20912 Nagpur – Indore Jn Vande Bharat Express
ArrivalDepartureArrivalDeparture
—-06.10 hrsIndore Jn23.45 hrs—-
06.50 hrs06.55 hrsUjjain22.40 hrs22.45 hrs
09.10 hrs09.15 hrsBhopal20.30 hrs20.35 hrs
10.35 hrs10.40 hrsItarsi18.50 hrs18.55 hrs
11.58 hrs12.00 hrs Betul17.23 hrs 17.25 hrs
14.30 hrs—-Nagpur15.20 hrs
Train Nos.20911/20912 Indore Jn – Nagpur – Indore Jn Vande Bharat Express

Rani Kamalapati, Bhopal – Indore Twenty First Vande Bharat Express Trains

Prime Minister will flag off this Vande Bharat train on 26th June, 2023.

  • Frequency – Six Days Except Sunday
  • Composition – 01 Vande Bharat Rake – 08 Coaches.

Patna – Ranchi Twentieth Vande Bharat Express Trains

Prime Minister flagged off this Vande Bharat train on 26th June, 2023.

Ranchi- Patna new Vande Bharat Express train will depart from Patna and will reach Ranchi station the same day, with stoppages at Gaya, Kodarma, Hazaribag, Barkakana and Mesra Railway stations. Blessed with mineral resources in abundance, Ranchi is an ideal place for mineral based industries. The train will be beneficial for the local traders and businessmen for faster connectivity with Patna.

Train Nos.22350 / 22349 Ranchi – Patna – Ranchi Vande Bharat Express

Train No.22350 Ranchi – Patna Vande Bharat ExpressStationTrain No.22349 Patna – Ranchi Vande Bharat Express
ArrivalDepartureArrivalDeparture
—-16.15 hrsRanchi13.00—-
16.35 hrs16.37 hrsMesra12.2012.22
17.30 hrs17.35 hrsBarkakana11.3511.40
18.30 hrs18.32 hrsHazaribag Town10.3310.35
19.30 hrs19.32 hrsKoderma09.3509.37
20.45 hrs20.55 hrsGaya08.2508.35
22.05 hrs—-Patna—-07.00
Train Nos.22350/22349 Ranchi – Patna – Ranchi Vande Bharat Express

Dharwad – Bengaluru Nineteenth Vande Bharat Express Trains

Prime Minister will flag off this Vande Bharat train on 26th June, 2023.

Dharwad-Bengaluru Vande Bharat Express train will depart from KSR Bengaluru City and reach Dharwad station the same day, with stoppages at Yeshvantpur, Davangere & Hubballi Railway stations. In Karnataka, Dharwad – Bengaluru Vande Bharat train will connect Vidya Kashi Dharwad, Vanijya Nagari, Hubballi and Bengaluru. This Vande Bharat train will connect North Karnataka to South Karnataka.

Train Nos.20661/20662 KSR Bengaluru City – Dharwad Vande Bharat Express

Train No.20661 KSR Bengaluru City – Dharwad Vande Bharat ExpressStationTrain No.20662 Dharwad – KSR Bengaluru City Vande Bharat Express
ArrivalDepartureArrivalDeparture
—-05.45 hrsKSR Bengaluru City 19.45 hrs—-
05.55 hrs05.57 hrsYesvantpur19.13 hrs19.15 hrs
09.15 hrs09.17 hrsDavangere15.38 hrs15.40 hrs
11.30 hrs11.35 hrsSSS Hubballi13.35 hrs13.40 hrs
12.10 hrsDharwad13.15 hrs
Train Nos.20661/20662 KSR Bengaluru City – Dharwad Vande Bharat Express
  • Another Vande Bharat Express for Karnataka
  • Travel time reduced by approx 1 hr
  • Fast Connectivity between Dharwad – Bengaluru

Guwahati – New Jalpaiguri : Eighteenth Vande Bharat Express

Indian Railways will begin operating the eighteenth Vande Bharat Express on Monday, 29 May. Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will flag off Assam’s first Vande Bharat Express on 29th May at 12 noon via video conferencing. The train will operate from Guwahati in Assam to New Jalpaiguri(NJP) in West Bengal.

Main Features

  • Guwahati – New Jalpaiguri will be the first Vande Bharat Express to operate in Assam and also in India’s Northeast part.
  • This will be the third Vande Bharat for West Bengal after the Howrah-NJP Vande Bharat Express and the Howrah-Puri Vande Bharat Express.
  • The train will operate Six days a week except on Tuesday.
  • The state of the art Vande Bharat Express will provide people of the region the means to travel with speed and comfort.
  • It will also boost tourism in the region.
  • Connecting Guwahati with New Jalpaiguri, the train will help save about an hour of journey time, when compared with the current fastest train connecting the two places.
  • Vande Bharat will cover the journey in 5 hrs 30 mins, while the current fastest train takes 6 hrs 30 mins to cover the same journey.

Regular Run Details

Train Nos.22227/22228 New Jalpaiguri – Guwahati Vande Bharat Express

The regular Run of train will be from 31.05.2023.

Train No.22227 New Jalpaiguri – Guwahati Vande Bharat ExpressStationTrain No.22228 Guwahati – New Jalpaiguri Vande Bharat Express
ArrivalDepartureArrivalDeparture
—-06.10 amNew Jalpaiguri22.00—-
07.35 am07.36 amNew Coach Behar20.0220.03
07.50 am07.51 amNew Alipurduar19.4819.49
08.40 am08.41 amKokrajhar18.5618.57
09.13 am09.14 amNew Bongaigaon18.3518.36
11.18 am11.20 amKamakhya16.4016.42
11.40 am—-Guwahati—-16.30
Train Nos.22227/22228 New Jalpaiguri – Guwahati Vande Bharat Express
  • Train No.22227 New Jalpaiguri – Guwahati will depart from New Jalpaiguri at 6:10 am and reach Guwahati at 11:40 am.
  • Train No.22228 Guwahati – New Jalpaiguri Express train will leave Guwahati at 4:30 pm to reach New Jalpaiguri at 10:00 pm.

Dehradun – Delhi : Seventeenth Vande Bharat Express

The inaugural run of Delhi (Anand Vihar)-Dehradun Vande Bharat Express was flagged off by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 25.05.2023 via video conferencing. This is the first Vande Bharat to be introduced in Uttarakhand. The regular run of the Delhi-Dehradun Vande Bharat Express will start from May 29. The train will cover 302 km in four hours and 45 minutes. The train will run all days of the week except Wednesday.

Train Nos.22457/22458 Delhi (Anand Vihar) -Dehradun Vande Bharat Express

  • Train No.22457 Delhi (Anand Vihar) – Dehradun will depart from Anand Vihar railway station at 5:50 pm and reach Dehradun at 10:35 pm.
  • Train No.22458 Dehradun – Delhi Vande Bharat will depart from Dehradun at 7 am and reach Delhi at 11:45.
Train No.22458 Dehradun – ANVT Vande Bharat ExpressStationTrain No.22457 UP ANVT – Dehradun Vande Bharat Express
ArrivalDepartureArrivalDeparture
—-07.00 hrs (Dep)Dehradun22.35 hrs
08:04 hrs08:08 hrsHaridwar Jun21:15 hrs21:19 hrs
08:49 hrs08:51 hrsRoorkee20:31 hrs20:33 hrs
09:27 hrs09:32 hrsSaharanpur19:55 hrs20:00 hrs
10:07 hrs10:09 hrsMuzaffarnagar19:08 hrs19:10 hrs
10:37 hrs10.39 hrsMeerut City18:38 hrs18:40 hrs
11:45 hrs (Arr)—–Anand Vihar Terminal17.50 hrs
Train Nos.22458/22457 Dehradun – ANVT Vande Bharat Express

Halting
Meerut City, Muzaffarnagar, Saharanpur, Roorkee, Haridwar.

Howrah – Puri : Sixteenth Vande Bharat Express Trains

Inauguration will be on 18.05.2023 from Puri. Regular run to start from 20.05.2023 both from Howrah and Puri. The train will run 6 days a week, except Thursdays. 

Main Features

  • Covers a distance of 502 km in about 6 hrs 40 mins.
  • Reduces travel time by 1 hrs 20 mins.
  • New Pace for progress in UTKAL Region
  • Significant boost in Religious Tourism
  • Odisha’s First Vande Bharat Express
  • Faster connectivity between Odisha and West Bengal
  • Convenient and time – saving option for traveller
  • Generating Employment
  • Easy accessibility to Educational Institutes in Kharagpur
  • Improve connectivity to various neighbouring cities

Train Nos.22895/22896 Howrah – Puri – Howrah Vande Bharat Express

Inaugural Service Details

Train Nos.22895/22896 Howrah-Puri-Howrah Vande Bharat Express will be inaugurated o­n 18.05.2023 from Puri.

Regular Service Details

The regular run of this train will commence from 20.05.2023 both from Howrah and Puri. The train will run six days a week, except Thursdays.

  • Train No.22895 Howrah-Puri Vande Bharat Express will depart from Howrah at 06.10 hrs and will reach Puri at 12.35 hrs, the same day.
  • Train No.22896 Puri-Howrah Vande Bharat Express will depart from Puri at 13.50 hrs and will arrive Howrah at 20.30 hrs, the same day.
Train No.22895 Howrah – Puri Vande Bharat ExpressStationTrain No.22896 Puri – Howrah Vande Bharat Express
06.10 am (Dep)(d)Howrah(a)20.30 (Arr)
07.40 amKharagpur18.42
09.03 amBalasore17.13
09.40 amBhadrak16.33
10.07 amJaipur Road16.03
10.50 amCuttack15.15
11.20 amBhubaneswar14.45
11.42 amKhurda Road14.32
12.35 pm (Arr)(a)Puri(d)01.30 (Dep)
Train Nos.22895/22896 Howrah – Puri – Howrah Vande Bharat Express

Composition
16 (sixteen) coaches.
Halting
Kharagpur, Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur Keonjhar Road, Cuttack, Bhubaneswar and Khurda Road stations between Howrah and Puri.
Train Ticket Booking Details
Booking of passengers for 22895 Howrah-Puri Vande Bharat Express will be available through PRS and Internet o­n and from 17.05.2023.

Thiruvananthapuram – Kasaragod : Fifteenth Vande Bharat Express Trains

The esteemed Prime Minister will inaugurate the maiden voyage of the Vande Bharat Express, connecting Thiruvananthapuram Central and Kasaragod, on Tuesday, April 25, 2023. This ceremony will take place at Thiruvananthapuram Central Railway Station.

Inaugural Service Details

The schedule of the inaugural service of Thiruvananthapuram Central – Kasaragod Vande Bharat Express o­n 25.04.2023.

Regular Service Details

The regular service will be from Kasaragod on 26.04.2023 and from Thiruvananthapuram on 28.04.2023.

Train Nos.20633/20634 Kasaragod – Thiruvananthapuram Central Vande Bharat Express

  • Train No. 20633 Kasaragod – Thiruvananthapuram Central – Kasaragod Vande Bharat Express (Except Thursdays) will leave Kasaragod at 14.30 hrs o­n and from 26.04.2023 and reach Thiruvananthapuram Central at 22.35 hrs, the same day.
  • Train No. 20634 Thiruvananthapuram Central – Kasaragod Vande Bharat Express (Except Thursdays) will leave Thiruvananthapuram Central at 05.20 hrs o­n and from 28.04.2023 and reach Kasaragod at 13.25 hrs, the same day.

Composition
Vande Bharat Rake of 16 Coaches

The timings of Train No. 20633/20634 Kasaragod – Thiruvananthapuram Central – Kasaragod Vande Bharat Express at the following stations will be revised with effect from 19th May, 2023 as detailed below:

Train N0. 20634 Thiruvananthapuram Central –Kasaragod Vande Bharat ExpressStationTrain No. 20633 Kasaragod-Thiruvananthapuram Central Vande Bharat Express
05.20 (Dep)(d)Thiruvananthapuram Central(a)22.35 (Arr)
06.08/06.10(a/d)Kollam(a/d)21.30/21.32
07.24/07.27(a/d)Kottayam(a/d)20.10/20.13
08.25/08.28(a/d)Ernakulam Town or Ernakulam North(a/d)19.17/19.20
09.30/09.32(a/d)Thrissur(a/d)18.10/18.12
10.02/10.04(a/d)Shoranur Jn(a/d)17.28/17.30
11.03/11.05(a/d)Kozhikode(a/d)16.28/16.30
12.03/12.05(a/d)Kannur(a/d)15.28/15.30
13.25 (Arr)(a)Kasaragod(d)14.30 (Dep)
Train Nos.20633/20634 Kasaragod – Thiruvananthapuram Central Vande Bharat Express

Halting
Thiruvananthapuram , Kollam, Kottayam, Ernakulam Town, Thrissur, Shornur, Kozhikode, Kannur, Kasaragod.

Main Features

  • The train from Thiruvananthapuram to Kasaragod will take only 8 hours 5 mins.
  • There will be no service on Thursday

Ajmer – Delhi Cantt. : Fourteenth Vande Bharat Express Trains

Train Nos.20977/20978 Delhi Cantt.- Ajmer Vande Bharat Express

On April 12, 2023, at 11 AM, Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will inaugurate Rajasthan’s inaugural Vande Bharat Express train through a video conferencing ceremony.

Main Features

  • Indian Railways First Vande Bharat running on high rise overhead equipment (OHE)
  • Now Ajmer to Delhi Cantt in 5 hours 15 minute. Saving of 1 hour.
  • Boost to higher education and religious tourism in Rajasthan
  • Boost economic development in industrial areas of Kishangarh, Beawar and Ajmer.
  • Better connectivity to pilgrimage city of Pushkar from Delhi
  • 360 degree rotational seats and state-of -the-art air conditioning system
  • Equipped with KAVACH (Train Collision Avoidance System) and modern fire control system.
  • Bio-Vacuum toilet with touch free features
  • Divyangjan friendly washrooms, seat handles, and seal numbers in Braille script.
  • 6 days in a week except Wednesday.
Train No.20977 Delhi Cantt.- Ajmer Vande Bharat Express StationTrain No. 20978 Ajmer — Delhi Cantt. Vande Bharat Express 
Arr.Dep. Arr.Dep
06.20 Ajmer23.55—-
07.4507.50Jaipur22.0522.10
07.5808.00Gandhinagar Jaipur21.5321.55
09.2709.30Alwar20.2220.24
10.2310.25Rewari Jn19.3819.40
11.0911.11Gurgaon18.5318.55
11.35—-Delhi Cantt18.40

Halting
Jaipur, Gandhinagar Jaipur, Alwar, Rewari Jn and Guragaon Railway Station
Composition
Total 16 Coaches.

Puratchi Thalaivar Dr M.G. Ramachandran Central Station Chennai – Coimbatore : Thirteenth Vande Bharat Express

Train Nos.20643/20644 Chennai – Coimbatore Vande Bharat Express

The Inaugural special train was on 08 April 2023. Detailed arrival/departure timings and stoppages of Regular service of Chennai-Coimbatore-Chennai Vande Bharat Express

The regular services of Vande Bharat will commence o­n 9th April 2023 – Bookings are already open ( Coimbatore to Chennai Vande Bharat Express )

Train No.20644Coimbatore- Dr MGR Chennai Central Vande Bharat Express (Except Wednesday)StationTrain No. 20643 Dr MGR Chennai Central—Coimbatore Vande Bharat Express (Except Wednesday)
06.00(d)Coimbatore(a)20.15
06.35/06.37(a/d)Tirupur(a/d)19.13/19.15
07.12/07.15(a/d)Erode(a/d)18.32/18.35
07.58/08.00(a/d)Salem(a/d)17.48/17.50
11.50(a)Dr MGR Chennai Central(d)14.25
Train Nos.20643/20644 Chennai – Coimbatore Vande Bharat Express

Composition : Vande Bharat rake of 8 coaches

Secunderabad – Tirupati Twelfth Vande Bharat Express Trains

Train Nos.20702/20701 Secunderabad – Tirupati Twelfth Vande Bharat Express Trains

The train will cover 661 kilometers distance in 8.30 hours which is lesser than the time taken by the other Express trains running on this route. The train will operate six days a week and will not run on Tuesdays. The Secunderabad-Tirupati Vande Bharat Express will make halts at Nalgonda, Guntur, Ongole, and Nellore stations. Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged off the Vande Bharat Express train at Secunderabad railway station on April 8, 2023.

Train No. 20701 Secunderabad – Tirupati VandeBharat Express first service with Sixteen Coaches commenced its run from 17th May,2023. The Train started from PF No.1,Secunderabad Railway Station at its scheduled departure time is at 06.15 am. Railway added 16 Coaches instead of 8. And the Travel time is reduced by 15 mins in each direction.

Time Table

Train No.20701 Secunderabad – Tirupati Vande Bharat ExpressStationTrain No.20702 Tirupati – Secunderabad Vande Bharat Express
(d)(a)
06.15 Dep(a/d)Secunderabad(a/d)23.30 Arr
07.29/07.30(a/d)Nalgonda(a/d)21.49 /21.50
09.35/09.40(a/d)Guntur(a/d)19.45/19.50
11.12/11.15(a/d)Ongole(a/d)18.02/18.05
12.29 /12.30(a/d)Nellore(a/d)16.49/16.50
14.30 Arr(a)Tirupati(d)15.15 Dep
Train Nos.20702/20701 Secunderabad – Tirupati Twelfth Vande Bharat Express Trains

Halting

Nalgonda, Guntur, Ongole and Nellore stations in both the directions.

Rani Kamalapati, Bhopal (MP) – Hazrat Nizamuddin New Delhi Vande Bharat Express ~ Eleventh Vande Bharat Express

Hon’ble Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged off the 11th Vande Bharat Express train service between New Delhi & Bhopal from Rani Kamalapati railway station, Bhopal on 01.04.2023. Regular service of 20172 Hazrat Nizamuddin – Rani Kamlapati Vande Bharat Express will commence from 02.04.2023 while the 20171 Rani Kamlapati – Hazrat Nizamuddin Vande Bharat regular service will commence from 03.04.2023. The 20172 / 20171 trains will run six days in a week except Saturday as under:-

Train Nos.20171/20172 Rani Kamalapati Bhopal – Hazrat Nizamuddin New Delhi Vande Bharat Express

The 11th Vande Bharat Express train between Rani Kamalapati Bhopal – Hazrat Nizamuddin New Delhi will cover 708 km distance in 7.45 hours.

Main Features

  • Bio-Vacuum Toilet
  • LED Lighting
  • Charging points beneath every seat
  • It will take a total of 7 hours and 30 minutes to travel 701 kilometres.

Time Table

Train No.20172
Hazrat Nizamuddin – Rani Kamlapati o­n 02.04.2023 (Except- Saturday)
StationTrain No.20171
Rani Kamlapati – Hazrat Nizamuddin o­n 03.04.2023 (Except- Saturday)
ArrivalDepartureArrivalDeparture
14.40Hazrat Nizamuddin13.10
16.2016.22Agra Cantt.11.2311.25
17.4517.47Gwalior Jn09.4809.50
19.0319.05Virangana Lakshmibai Jhansi08.4608.48
22.10Rani Kamlapati05.40
Time Table of 20171/20172 Rani Kamalapati Bhopal – Hazrat Nizamuddin New Delhi Vande Bharat Express

Halting
Vande Bharat Express Train between Bhopal and New Delhi will run six days a week, except for Saturday. The train will stop at Agra Cantt, Gwalior and Virangana Lakshmibai Jhansi Stations.
Coach Positions
The Vande Bharat Express train will have 16 coaches, out of which 14 coaches will be AC chair cars, while the remaining two will be executive ones.

Mumbai – Sainagar Shirdi Tenth Vande Bharat Express

The Vande Bharat Express between Mumbai and Shirdi is likely to cover a distance of 340 km in 5.24 hours. The train will run via the 14 km-long Thal ghat. It is also known as Kasara ghat. It lies between the Kasara and Igatpuri sections of the Central Railway. It is the first Vande Bharat Train to climb 1 in 37 gradient ghat

Train Time Table

Train Nos. 22223/22224 Mumbai – Sainagar Shirdi Vande Bharat Express

  • Train No. 22223 Mumbai – Sainagar Shirdi Vande Bharat Express journey will leave Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus Mumbai daily (except Tuesday) at 06.20 hrs from 12.2.2023 and arrive Sainagar Shirdi at 11.40 hrs same day.
  • Train No. 22224 Sainagar Shirdi – Mumbai Vande Bharat Express will leave Sainagar Shirdi, daily (except Tuesday) at 17.25 hrs from 11.2.2023 and arrive Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus Mumbai at 22.50 hrs same day.

Halting
Dadar, Thane and Nashik Road
Composition
Two AC Executive class and 14 AC Chair Cars
Reservation
Bookings for Train No. 22223/22224 will open o­n 10.2.2023 at all PRS counters and o­n website www.irctc.co.in

Train Nos. 22223/22224 Mumbai – Sainagar Shirdi Vande Bharat Express : Time Table

Train No.22223Train No.22224
Arr.Dep.StationArrDep.
06.20 hrsCSMT22.50 hrs
06.30 hrs06.32 hrsDadar22.28 hrs22.30 hrs
06.52 hrs06.54 hrsThane22.12 hrs22.14 hrs
07.16 hrs07.18 hrsKalyan21.50 hrs21.52 hrs
09.06 hrs09.08 hrsNashik Road19.32 hrs19.34 hrs
11.40 hrsSainagar Shirdi17.25 hrs
Time Table of Train Nos. 22223/22224 Mumbai – Sainagar Shirdi Vande Bharat Express6 Days a Week

Mumbai – Solapur Ninth Vande Bharat Express

The Vande Bharat Express between Mumbai and Solapur is expected to cover a distance of 400 km in 06:35 hours. The train is likely to run via the Bhor ghat (located between Karjat and Khandala on way to Pune). The 25 km long Bhor ghat is also known as Khandala ghat. The new Vande Bharat Express 2.0 will connect the ‘Commercial Capital- Mumbai’ to the ‘Textile centre- Solapur.’ It will be operating six days a week except Wednesday (from CSMT) and except Thursday (from Solapur). The new Vande Bharat Express 2.0 will connect the ‘Commercial Capital- Mumbai’ to the ‘Textile centre- Solapur.’ It will be operating six days a week except Wednesday (from CSMT) and except Thursday (from Solapur). 4th Vande Bharat trains including 2 interstate and 2 intrastate trains in Maharashtra.

Train Time Table

Train Nos.22225/22226 Mumbai – Solapur Vande Bharat Express

  • Train No. 22225 Mumbai – Solapur Vande Bharat Express will leave Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus Mumbai daily (except Wednesday) at 16.05 hrs from 11.2.2023 and arrive Solapur at 22.40 hrs same day.
  • Train No. 22226 Solapur – Mumbai Vande Bharat Express will leave Solapur daily (except Thursday) at 06.05 hrs from 11.2.2023 and arrive Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus Mumbai at 12.35 hrs same day.

Halting
Dadar, Kalyan, Pune and Kurduwadi
Composition
Two AC Executive class and 14 AC Chair Cars
Reservation
Bookings for Train No. 22225/22226 will open o­n 10.2.2023 at all PRS counters and o­n website www.irctc.co.in

Train Nos.22225/22226 Mumbai – Solapur Vande Bharat Express : Time Table

Train No.22225Train No.22226
Arr.Dep.StationArrDep.
16.05 hrsCSMT12.35 hrs
16.18 hrs16.20 hrsDadar12.18 hrs12.20 hrs
16.38 hrs16.40 hrsThane 11.55 hrs11.57 hrs
16.57 hrs16.59 hrsKalyan11.38 hrs11.40 hrs
19.10 hrs19.15 hrsPune09.20 hrs09.25 hrs
21.36 hrs21.38 hrsKurduwadi06.53 hrs06.55 hrs
22.40 hrsSolapur06.05 hrs.
Time Table of Train Nos.22225/22226 Mumbai – Solapur Vande Bharat Express

Secunderabad – Visakhapatnam Eighth Vande Bharat Express

Train Nos.20833/20834 Secunderabad – Visakhapatnam Eighth Vande Bharat Express

Inaugural Run Details

Prime Minister Narendra Modi virtually inaugurated the high speed Vande Bharat Express on 15.01.2023.

Main Features

  • Time : Vande Bharat Express takes 8.30 hours to cover 690 km distance from Secunderabad to Vizag.
  • Speed : 130 kmph is the average speed in some areas.
  • Frequency : 6 days a week, no service on Sundays.
  • India’s 8th Vande Bharat Express, indigenously produced under Aatmanirbhar Bharat.
  • Travel time to cover 700 kms will be reduced from average 12 hours to 8 hours 30 minutes.
  • Capable of reaching peak speed of 160 kmh
  • It will strengthen the connectivity between Andra Pradesh and Telangana and further the economic, social and cultural bond
    World class features like better ride-comfort, ergonomic reclining and Divyangjan friendly seats, Karachi enabled safety, automatic doors with retractable footsteps.
  • Level-II safety integration certificate for better than control management.
  • Better heat ventilation and air-conditioning control.
  • 360° Rotational seats and infotainment system
  • Mobile Charging points at every seat.
  • LED lighting for calmer ambience like aircraft, emergency talk back units, mini pantry car in each coach.
  • Special air conditioning duct for silent and equal distribution of conditioned air, and automatic sensor for temperature adjustment.
  • Automatic Sliding Doors.
  • Reclining seats in all class.
  • 180 degree rotating seats in the Executive class. The rotating seats enable all passengers to view though the window with more comfort without turning their heads towards the side.
  • Vande Bharat Express will be over 2 hrs faster than Duronto.
  • Toilets have Vacuum Suction
  • Wide Windows and all seats have plug points.
  • Emergency alarm buttons and emergency talk-back units have been provided through which passengers can talk with crew in case of exigent situation.
  • CCTV cameras are equipped in all coaches for safe and secure travel.
  • The train having a capacity of 1128 passengers.
  • Interior of the Vande Bharat Express which will have aeroplane-type facilities and swivel chairs.

Time Table

Regular Run Details

Secunderabad – Visakhapatnam train will start it regular run on 16.01.2023.

  • The train will depart from Secunderabad at 3 pm and reach Visakhapatnam at 11.30 pm
  • The train will depart from Visakhapatnam at 5.45 am and reach Secunderabad by 2.15 pm
Train No.20833 VSKP - SC from VSKPTrain No.20834 SC - VSKP from SC
DepArrStation NameDep ARR
5.45----Visakhapatnam-----23.30
07.1507.14Samalkot21.3521.34
07.5707.55Rajahumundry21.0020.58
09.5509.50Vijayawada19.0519.00
11.0111.00Khammam17.4617.45
12.0612.05Warangal16.3616.35
---14.16Secunderabad15.00---

Halting
Warangal, Khammam, Vijayawada, Rajahmundry on its regular run.
Composition
Train consists of 14 AC Chair Car coaches and Two Executive AC Chair Car Coaches, so totalling 16 coaches.

Howrah – New Jalpaiguri Vande Bharat Express

Train Nos.02301/02302 Howrah – New Jalpaiguri – Howrah Vande Bharat Additional Special Trains

  • Train No.02301 Howrah – New Jalpaiguri Vande Bharat Special will leave Howrah at 05:55 hrs. o­n every Wednesday between 15.11.2023 and 29.11.2023 (03 trips) to reach New Jalpaiguri at 13:25 hrs. o­n the same day.

Halting
The train will stop at Bolpur (Arr./Dep 07:37 hrs./07:39 hrs.), Malda Town (Arr./Dep 10:32 hrs./10:35 hrs.) & Barsoi (Arr./Dep 11:38 hrs./11:40 hrs.) stations enroute.

  • Train No.02302 New Jalpaiguri – Howrah Vande Bharat Special will leave New Jalpaiguri at 15:00 hrs. o­n every Wednesday between 15.11.2023 & 29.11.2023 (03 trips) to reach Howrah at 22:35 hrs. o­n the same day.

Halting
The train will stop at Barsoi (Arr./Dep 16:28 hrs./16:30 hrs.), Malda Town (Arr./Dep 17:55 hrs./17:58 hrs.) & Bolpur (Arr./Dep 20:13 hrs./20:15 hrs.) stations enroute.


Eastern Railway announced that Howrah-New Jalpaiguri -Howrah Vande Bharat to run with Yuva Express Rake on 16.10.2023 (Monday) in both the directions.

Prime Minister inaugurated India’s 7th Vande Bharat Express between Howrah – New Jalpaiguri on 30.12.2022. Following are the details.

Train Nos.22301/22302 Howrah – New Jalpaiguri Vande Bharat Express

  • Capable of reaching peak speed of 160 kmh
  • Covers Howrah to New Jalpaiguri in 7 hours 30 minutes against present average of 10 hours 45 minutes.
  • Separate toilets for Divyangjan
  • Equipped with KAVACH (Train Collision Avoided System)
  • Make in India’ project.
  • For convenience of passengers, train information is available in Bengali, English and Hindi on Infotainment Screen.
  • There are 78 seats in each car and two rows with the specially designed tables.
  • The train will run six days a week except Wednesday.

Main Features

  • The train is equipped with state-of-the-art passenger amenities such as o­n-board Wi-Fi infotainment,
  • GPS based passenger information system,
  • Plush interiors, bio vacuum toilets with touch free amenities,
  • Diffused LED lighting, charging points beneath every seat,
  • Individual touch based reading lights and concealed roller blinds,
  • Better heat ventilation and air-conditioning system with UV lamp for germ free supply of air.
  • The intelligent air-conditioning system adjusts the cooling according to the climate conditions/occupancy.

Time Table

Train Nos.22301/22302 Howrah – New Jalpaiguri Vande Bharat Express Train Time table are under.

Train No.22301 Howrah – New JalpaiguriTrain No.22302 New JalpaiguriHowrah
Arr.Dep.StationArrDep.
05.55 hrsHowrah22.35
07.43 hrs07.45 hrsBolpur20.22 hrs20.24 hrs
10.32 hrs10.35 hrsMalda Town17.50 hrs17.53 hrs
11.38 hrs11.40 hrsBarsoi16.33 hrs16.35 hrs
13.25 hrs—-New Jalpaiguri—-15.05 hrs
Time Table of Train Nos.22301/22302 Howrah – New Jalpaiguri Vande Bharat Express

Halting
Bolpur (Shantiniketan), Malda Town & Barsoi stations enroute in both the directions.
Composition
AC Chair Car and AC Executive Class coaches. 

Nagpur – Bilaspur : Sixth Vande Bharat Express Trains

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi flagged off Vande Bharat Express connecting Nagpur and Bilaspur (Connecting Maharashtra and Chhattisgarh) from platform number 1 of the Nagpur Railway Station on 11.12.2022. This will be the 6th Vande Bharat Express and it will cover the distance of 412 km between Nagpur and Bilaspur in 5 hours 20 minutes at an average speed of 77.25 kmph.

Time Table

  • Train No.20825 Vande Bharat Express will leave Bilaspur at 06.45 hrs from 12.12.2022 and arrive Nagpur at 12.15 hrs same day.
  • Train No.20826 Vande Bharat Express will leave Nagpur at 14.05 hrs from 12.12.2022 and arrive Bilaspur at 19.35 hrs same day.
  • Frequency
    • Six days a week except Saturday
  • Halting
    • Raipur, Durg and Gondia in between Nagpur and Bilaspur.
  • Composition
    • AC Chair Car and Executive Chair Car
  • Reservation
    • Bookings for regular service of Vande Bharat Express train no.20826 will open from 11.12.2022 at all computerized reservation centres and o­n website www.irctc.co.in.
  • Other Details
    • Average speed: 74.90 kmph
    • Running time: 5 hours 30 minutes
    • Nagpur – Bilaspur Vande Bharat Express will run 6 days a week, except Saturday.
    • Nagpur, the winter capital of the state of Maharashtra will be connected to Raipur, the capital of Chhatisgarh and Bilaspur, an important city of Chhatisgarh by this Vande Bharat Express.
    • Intelligent banking system that enhance acceleration and deceleration
    • Air Conditioning control through a higher efficiency compressor
    • Ultra Violet (UV) lamp for a germ -free supply of air.
    • The Nagpur-Bilaspur Vande Bharat Express will complete its journey in five-and-a-half hours.

Chennai – Mysuru : Fifth Vande Bharat Express

Indian Railway is planning to run fifth Vande Bharat Express train between Chennai and Mysuru, the fist semi high speed services for south India.

Inaugural Service Details

The inaugural special Vande Bharat Express from Mysuru to Dr.MGR Chennai Central will be flagged off by Shri. NarendraModi, Hon’ble Prime Minister around 10:20 hours from KSR Bengaluru o­n 11th Nov, 2022. This inaugural special train will stop at almost all enroute stations for the benefit of everyone living in the town/city to see the Vande Bharat Train manufactured in ICF, Chennai, Tamil Nadu. The premium train service symbolizes the future of rail travel in the country with its state-of-the-art facilities, advanced safety technology, thus redefining travel experience.

Regular Service Details

Regular operation of Train Nos.20607/20608 Dr MGR Chennai Central – Mysuru – Dr MGR Chennai CentralVande Bharat Express trains will commence o­n and from 12th November 2022, from both the destinations, namely, Dr MGR Chennai Central and Mysuru.

Train No. 20607 Dr MGR Chennai Central – Mysuru Vande Bharat ExpressTrain No. 20608  Mysuru – Dr MGR Chennai Central Vande Bharat Express
Arr.Dep.StationArrDep.
05.50 hrsDr MGR Chennai Central19.30 hrs
07.13 hrs07.15 hrsKatpadi17.33 hrs17.35 hrs
12.20 hrsMysuru—-13.05 hrs
Train Nos.20607 / 20608 MGR Chennai – Mysuru Vande Bharat Express

Train Nos.20607 / 20608 MGR Chennai – Mysuru Vande Bharat Express (06 Days a Week – Except Wednesday)

  • Train No.20607 MGR Chennai – Mysuru train will depart from MGR Chennai at 05.50 hrs and will arrive Mysuru at 12.20 hrs.
  • Train No.20608 Mysuru – MGR Chennai train will depart from Mysuru at 13.05 hrs and will arrive MGR Chennai at 19.30 hrs.

Halting
MGR Chennai, Katpadi, KSR Bengaluru City, Mysuru.

Composition

14 Chair Cars and 2 Executive Chair Cars ( Total 16 Coaches)

Train Ticket Booking

Advance reservation for the above Vande Bharat Express train service commencing from 12-11-2022 is open from Southern Railway end.. No concession and Child fare shall be admissible in the above Vande Bharat Express trains. o­nly full fare adult tickets shall be issued. Other terms and conditions for booking, cancellation, refund, etc. shall be as per Shatabdi trains.

  • 5th Indigenous semi-high speed train
  • 2nd generation with better passenger amenities
  • Peak speed 160 kmh
  • Reducing travel time from average 8 hrs.30 min to 06 hrs .30 mins
  • Boosting tourism in Karnataka and TamilNadu
  • Separate toilets for Divyangjan
  • Equipped with KAVACH to avoid train collision
  • 360º Rotational seats and Information system
  • Launched under the Make-in-India initiative, the semi-high-speed service is expected to boost tourism with faster and more comfortable travel options between the three cities.
  • The Vande Bharat Express is expected to reduce the travel time between Mysuru and Chennai to less than six hours.
  • This train will be South India’s first semi-high-speed service, which will cover a distance of 497 km from Chennai to Mysuru.
  • The trial runs of the Chennai-Mysuru Vande Bharat Express train started on Monday morning (07.11.2022) at Chennai’s MG Ramachandran railway station.
  • It will be flagged off by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on November 11, 2022.
  • This new service will connect Bengaluru and Mysuru in Karnataka to Tamil Nadu’s Chennai and is set to increase the connectivity between three IT cities.
  • The average speed of the Chennai-Mysore Vande Bharat express service will be between 75 and 77 kilometers per hour.
  • The distance between the two cities is around 504 kilometres and it will take around a six-and-a-half hour journey to reach Mysuru from Chennai.

Delhi – Amb Andaura (Himachal Pradesh) : Fourth Vande Bharat Express

Prime Minister Narendra Modi to inaugurate the fourth Vande Bharat Express train on 13.10.2022 in Himachal Pradesh. The train is between Delhi and Amb Andaura (HP) via Ambala, Chandigarh, Anandpur Sahib, and Una.

Regular Run Details

Train Nos.22447 / 22448 Amp Andaura – New Delhi Vande Bharat Express Trains

  • Train No.22447 Amp Andaura – New Delhi Vande Bharat Express will leave Amp Andaura at 13.00 hrs and will arrive New Delhi at 18.25 hrs. The train will be Six days a Week (Except Wednesday)
  • Train No.22448 New Delhi – Amp Andaura Vande Bharat Express will leave New Delhi at 05.50 hrs and will arrive Amp Andaura at 11.05 hrs. The train will be Six days a Week (Except Wednesday)

Halting
Amabala, Chandigarh, Anadpur Sahib and Una Himachal Stations.
Composition
Executive Chair Car and AC Chair Car.

Time Table

The Timings and stoppages of Vande Bharat Express are as under:

22447 New Delhi- Amb Andaura Vande Bharat ExpressStations22448 Amb Andaura- New Delhi Vande Bharat Express
05:50DNEW DELHIA18:25
08:00/08:02A/DAMBALAA/D16:13/16:15
08:40/08:45A/DCHANDIGARHA/D15:25/15:30
10:00/10:02A/DANANDPUR SAHIBA/D14:08/14:10
10:34/10:36A/DUNA HIMACHALA/D13:21/13:23
11:05AAMB ANDAURAD13:00
Train Nos.22447 / 22448 Amp Andaura – New Delhi Vande Bharat Express Trains

Main Features

  • This is the Fourth Vande Bharat Train by Indian Railway.
  • This train is capable of reaching peak speed of 160 kmh.
  • This train will help to reduce travel time from 7 hrs to 5 hrs.15 minutes.
  • Separate Toilets for Divayangjans.
  • This train has a 16 coach Chair Car configuration, having a stainless steel car body and a seating capacity of 1128 passengers.
  • This train has advanced state of the art safety features including KAVACH technology
  • This Semi-high speed train will connect the National Capital to the Hill state Himachal Pradesh.
  • Facility of CCTV Cameras in all Coaches.
  • Availability of on-demand Wi-Fi Connection.
  • The advanced state-of-the art suspension system ensures smooth and safe journey and enhanced riding comfort for passengers with 3.5 riding index.
  • Recliner Seats in all coaches.
  • Emergency Alarm Button and Talk Back Unit.
  • Energy efficient upto 30% power savings with advanced regenerative braking system
  • Accelerates from 0 to 100 kmph in 52 seconds.
  • Automatic Doors & Sliding Footsteps in each Coach are here to provide you a comfortable journey.

Inaugural Run Details

The inaugural run will be flagged from UNA Himachal at 09.30 hrs on 13.10.2022 (Thursday).

Gandhinagar Capital (GNC) – Mumbai Central (ADI) : Third Vande Bharat Express 2.0

Train Nos.20901/20902 Mumbai Central – Gandhinagar Capital Vande Bharat Express Trains

Western Railway announced that the New Vande Bharat Express will offer world – class comfort and facilities to passengers. The fully air-conditioned Vande Bharat has several modern features such as sliding doors, personalised reading lights, mobile charging points, attendant call buttons, bio-toilets, automatic entry and exit doors, CCTV cameras, reeling facility, comfortable seats etc. The inaugural run of third Vance Bharat Express was flagged off by PM on 30.09.2022.

Change in days of operation of train. The train will now run o­n all days except Wednesday w.e.f 30th May, 2023

Western Railway announced that for the convenience of passengers, additional stoppage is being provided at Borivali station to Train No. 20901/20902 Mumbai Central – Gandhinagar Capital Vande Bharat Express with effect from 23rdJanuary, 2023. Due to the additional halt at Borivali station, the timings of the train at few stations are also being changed. Further, the days of operation of this train will be changed from ‘all days except Sundays’ to ‘all days except Wednesday w.e.f 30th May, 2023’

Time Table

According to a press release issued by Shri Sumit Thakur – Chief Public Relations Officer of Western Railway, the details of the timings of the train are as under:

  • From 23rd January, 2023, Train No. 20901 Mumbai Central – Gandhinagar Capital Vande Bharat Express will arrive Borivali station at 06.23 hrs and depart at 06.25 hrs. Consequently, the train will depart from Mumbai Central station at 06.00 hrs instead of 06.10 hrs. At Vapi station, the train will arrive/depart at 07.56/07.58 hrs instead of 08.00/08.02 hrs. There will be no change in timings of arrival/departure at other stations.
  • Similarly, in the return direction, from 23rd January, 2023, Train No. 20902 Gandhinagar Capital – Mumbai Central Vande Bharat Express will arrive Borivali station at 19.32 hrs and depart at 19.34 hrs. Consequently, the train will arrive Mumbai Central station at 20.25 hrs instead of 20.15 hrs. There will be no change in timings of arrival/departure at other stations.

Also, the days of operation of Train No. 20901/20902 Mumbai Central – Gandhinagar Capital Vande Bharat Express will be changed from ‘all days except Sundays’ to ‘all days except Wednesday w.e.f 30th May, 2023’. The booking for the trips from 30/05/2023 will be open as per Advance Reservation Period (ARP).

Railway announced that Raliway shall deliver rich cuisine experience to travellers’ taste buds during the journey both on the inaugural day as well as regular runs.

  • The indigenous developed train shall also come with a befitting Health Conscious Low Calorie Millet Rich Regional Menu.
  • Indian Railways is all set to serve high end delicacies suited to the taste-buds of esteemed clientele in the prestigious semi-high speed train. The elegant design and appearance of the train shall be ably complimented with local cuisine anticipating preferred train patronisation from Gujarat and Maharashtra, though the menu shall also address passenger expectations from other parts of the country.
  • Looking to cater to the premium business and Corporate segment that travels on the route, Health Conscious and Low calorie food options made from Ragi, Bhagar, Cereals, Oats, Muesli, etc shall be integral to the menu. Railways has not missed its focus on the preference of Fasting/ Jain/ Senior patrons in the Mumbai Gujarat Section. Dishes prepared from Sabu Dana, Bhagar and Fruits which are otherwise light on the stomach but still have high nutritional value are much a part of the menu.
  • The customised menu for Vande Bharat Train is also in sync with the theme of ensuing year 2023 which is poised to be celebrated World over as the International Year of Millets. The initiative has been steered by India in the U.N. General Assembly adopting a resolution in April 2021 and declaring 2023 as the International Year of Millets.
  • In a first, Healthy Malt Beverages for travelling kids are being introduced as a service in the premium train.
  • Replacing Chocolate Bars with local Brands of “Peanut Chikki” with Peanuts sourced from local farmers is being seen as a part of Be Vocal, Go Local ideology.
  • The Menu service being planned to suit the train schedule timings includes Morning Tea, Breakfast, Hi-Tea, Lunch and Dinner on the motto “Quality First “.
  • On board hospitality shall be extended by engaging experienced and competent professionals of balanced gender mix at par with the Mumbai Ahmedabad Corporate Tejas Trains.

New Delhi (NDLS) – Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra (SVDK) : Second Vande Bharat Express Details

Ministry of Railway announced that Country’s Second Vande Bharat Express will be flagged off on 03.10.2019. Details are under.

Train Nos.22439/22440 New Delhi – Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra : Vande Bharat Express

Country’s second Vande Bharat Express is between New Delhi to Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra. This train is a Navratra gift to the devotees of Mata Vaishno Devi. It will cut down travel time to Katra by 4 hours.

Route and Time

New Delhi – Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra Vande Bharat Express will cover the distance between the cities in eight hours with stoppages at Ambala, Ludhiana and Jammu Tawi. The train will be for 6 days a week (except Tuesday)

Train Nos.22439/22440 (UP/DOWN)

  • The train will depart from Delhi at 06.00 AM and will reach Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra at 2.00 pm.
  • Train will depart from Delhi at 11.00 pm and will arrive Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra at 3.00 pm.

Halting : SMVD Katra , Jammu Tawi, Pathankot Cantt, Ludhiana Jn, Ambala Cantt Jn, New Delhi

Main Features

  • Country’s Second Vande Bharat Express
  • CCTV surveillance
  • GPS based information system
  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Bio Vacuum Toilet

New Delhi ((NDLS) – Varanasi (BSB) : First Vande Bharat Express Details

Indian Railway introduced India’s first engine-less self propelled train called Train 18 or Vande Bharat Express. It’s commercial run started from 17 February 2019 onwards. Details of Train Nos.22436/22435 New Delhi ((NDLS) – Varanasi (BSB) Vande Bharat Express are here.

On January 17, 2019 – Minister of Railways and Coal, Shri Piyush Goyal announced the name Vande Bharat Express for Train 18, acknowledging its made-in-India status. He called it a ‘vandaniya’ step towards realisation of New India vision. This train set has been manufactured by Integral Coach Factory (ICF) in the period of 18 months under ‘Make in India’ program.

Main Features

  • No concession and child fare shall be admissible in this train. Only full fare adult ticket shall be issued.
  • No Senior Citizen /Divyang/Journalist concession ticket booking is allowed in this train.
  • The passenger boarding from ALD to BSB and from BSB to ALD shall have Option to opt out of on-board catering services at the time of booking.
  • The fare, for those passengers who do not opt for catering services between ALD to BSB station (up/down directions) in advance at the time of booking, shall not include the respective catering charges.
  • If a passenger who did not opt for catering service in advance and subsequently decides to purchase the same on-board, an extra amount of Rs.50/-per service, in addition to the above catering charges, shall be charged.
  • No other quota is available except General and Tatkal Quota.
  • This train runs on Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday in a week.
  • Other Terms and Conditions for booking, cancellation, refund etc. shall be as per Shatabdi trains.

Time Table : New Delhi ((NDLS) – Varanasi (BSB)

Northern Railway has decided to increase the frequency of train no. 22436/22435 New Delhi – Varanasi – New Delhi Vande Bharat Express from 05 days a week to 06 days a week with existing composition, timings and stoppage from 20.03.2023.

Train No.22436/22435 New Delhi – Varanasi-New Delhi Vande Bharat Express train with extra days of running o­n Monday will now run o­n every Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday andSaturday six days in a week (except Thursday). Running of Varanasi Vande Bharat o­n six days in a week is going to be a real game changer for boosting the regional economic and tourism sectors of both the States i.e.; Uttar Pradesh and New Delhi (National Capital). Vande Bharat Express is a new-age train redefining passenger travelling in India.

Time and stop

Train No.22436 New Delhi-Varanasi
Vande Bhaiya Express
StationTrain No.22435 Varanasi-New Delhi
Vande Bhaiya Express
06.00 (Departure) (d)New Delhi(a)23.00 (Arrival)
10.08 - 10.10(a/d)Kanpur(a/d)18.30 - 18.32
12.08 - 12.10(a/d)Allahabad(a/d)16.35 - 16.37
14.00 - (Arrival)(a)Varanasi(d)15.00 (Departure)

Car Structure – Executive Chair Car – 02 , Chair Car – 12

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