The Hush Post/ 03:50 pm/ 1-min-read
Finally, the high speed Vande Bharat Express will make its first commercial trip from Delhi to Katra in Jammu on October 5, and that too in just eight hours. The high tech train has been especially started for pilgrims visiting the holy shrine of Vaishno Devi.
The first commercial run of the high-speed Vande Bharat Express will be on Saturday, October 5. It will be inaugurated on October 3 by Home Minister Amit Shah from Delhi on its inaugural run.
The Vande Bharat Express will run on all days of the week except Tuesday.
Bookings have opened on the IRCTC website. The minimum fare for travelling between New Delhi to Katra in the chair car is Rs 1,630 while the fare for the executive chair car is Rs 3,015.
There will be three stops – Ambala, Ludhiana and Jammu Tawi.
The Vande Bharat Express has been indigenously built. It has sturdy aluminium-clad nose cover, a special film on windows, extra space to store meals for passengers.