The Indian Railways are planning to introduce a second Vande Bharat Express to Madhya Pradesh. This will be the state’s fourth semi-high-speed train. This indigenous blue and white-colored train has revolutionized rail travel in the country by providing passengers with cutting-edge amenities and shortening travel time between two destinations.
New Vande Bharat Express route within Madhya Pradesh:
This brand-new semi-high-speed train will depart from Neemuch. The station lies under Western Railway’s Ratlam Division. Sumit Thakur, Chief Public Relations Officer (CPRO) of Western Railway, told FinancialExpress.com, “Nothing is finalized at this time. Will notify you once the route has been authorized.”
The Railway Minister announces:
Monday, September 4, 2023, Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw told a public gathering that Neemuch would shortly receive a blue-and-white train.
Additional Vande Bharat Express trains in Madhya Pradesh are as follows:
Currently, there are three semi-high-speed trains operating in the province. These trains include the Hazrat Nizamuddin-Rani Kamlapati Bhopal Vande Bharat, the Bhopal-Indore Vande Bharat, and the Khajuraho-Bhopal-Jabalpur Vande Bharat Express.
- Hazrat Nizamuddin-Rani Kamlapati Bhopal Vande Bharat
This is the state’s first Vande Bharat Express train. This is the eleventh blue and white train in the nation. It was launched on 1 April 2023 by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. It travels 700 kilometers in 7 hours and 30 minutes. The train operates every day but Saturday. The train stops at three stations between New Delhi and Rani Kamalapati: Agra Cantt., Gwalior Junction, and Virangana Lakshmibai Jhansi.
- Bhopal to Chennai Vande Bharat Express:
This is the state’s second blue and white-colored train. The launch date was June 27, 2023. The train travels 246 kilometers in 3 hours and six minutes. The train only stops at Ujjain Junction station during its voyage.
- Khajuraho-Bhopal-Jabalpur Vande Bharat
This is the train for Madhya Pradesh’s semi-high speed service. This was made available on June 27, 2023. The train travels 331 kilometers in four hours and thirty-five minutes. During its journey, the train pauses at the railway stations of Narmadapuram, Itarsi Junction, Pipariya, and Narsinghpur.