PM Modi flags off Vande Bharat Express train between Gandhinagar and Mumbai
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today flagged off Vande Bharat Express train between Gandhinagar and Mumbai. PM Modi flagged off the train from Gandhinagar Capital railway station around 10.30am today. The train will provide passengers aircraft-like travelling experience and advanced safety features including Kavach technology, an indigenously developed Train Collision Avoidance System. In the schedule released by railways, it will depart Mumbai Central at 6.10am and reach Ahmedabad at 11.35am, taking only only 5 hours and 25 minutes while it will take 6 hours and 20 minutes to go between the two capitals. It will depart Gandhinagar at 2.05pm.
The train comprises AC Chair Car and Executive Chair Car compartments and will offer facilities such as sliding doors, personalized reading lights, mobile charging points, attendant call buttons, bio-toilets, automatic entry and exit doors, CCTV cameras, reclining facility and comfortable seats, the release said.