Vande Express is India’s fastest train in present . also known as Train 18 . It is fully electrical train . it is made in ICF Chennai (integral coach factory). It is first train which is aerodynamic. So it touches the maximum speed of 180 km/h. And it have Fully Ac compartment having 16 coaches with automatic doors.
It have capacity of 1,128 Passengers and two compartment of First Class have the capacity of 52 persons and Rest have the capacity of 78 each.
The first trial of this train was done on 29 October in Chennai on 2018. And the testing of braking on 7 November in Delhi and Rajasthan. Besides its Testing was done in between Bareilly and Moradabad in Uttar Pradesh and later on it changed to Moradabad and Rampur due to some Technical Issues and the Testing with the Maximum speed of 30 to 40 km/h.
And it final trial is done between Kota and Sawai Madhopur Line with the maximum of 180 km/h and then it is restricted within the speed upto 130 km/h.
And last the train (Vande bharat Express ) flagged off on 15 February 2019 by Our Prime Minister Narendra Modi. And commercial started from 17 february 2019. It runs from New Delhi to Varanasi via Kanpur and Allahabad. It covers 758 km distance only in 12 hours with the average speed of 110 km/h.
And in future on another Vande Mataram express will plan to run Between New Delhi To Vaishno Devi and it will nearly complete it journey in 8 hours
Specification Of this Train-
This train is fully made by Steel and it have length 376.64 meters
width is 3.64 meters , and its power Output is 8000 KW having 32 motors .
And in Future Indian Government Decides to make six more this type of Train ( Vande Bharat Express).This Full Project Of Making Train is Came Under the “MAKE IN INDIA” which is started by our Prime Minister.
Just After its Inauguration, This Train is damaged by stones , and by this stones , the window panel of this train is fully damaged , this incident is occurs near the Tundla Junction while crossing.
The Time Table of this train is –
It Runs as 22436 from New Delhi to Varanasi, and from Varanasi it runs as 22435 to New Delhi.
Vande Bharat Express Departs from New Delhi Railway station at 06:00 AM. And reaches Varanasi at 2:00 PM.
And From Varanasi it runs at 3:00 PM from Varanasi and reachs at 11:00 PM in New Delhi.
Full Time Table of this Train from New Delhi-Varanasi (22436)
|New Delhi (NDLS)||—————||06:00 AM|
|Kanpur Central (CNB||10:08 AM||10:10 AM|
|Allahabad Junction(ALD)||12:08 PM||12:10 PM|
|Varanasi Junction(BSB)||2:00 PM||———–|
Varanasi-New Delhi (22435)
|Allahabad Junction||04:35 PM||04:27 PM|
|Kanpur Central||06:30 PM||06:32 PM|
|New Delhi||11:00 PM||———–|