New Vande Bharat train from Hyderabad to Bengaluru to reduce travel time by three hours
The Third Vande Bharat Train originating from Telangana will reduce the travel time from Hyderabad to Bengaluru by three hours. The regular Vande Bharat train services of Kacheguda- Yesvantpur will commence from Monday onwards.
The Vande Bharat Express is set to be flagged off later this morning by Prime Minister Narendra Modi via video conference. This train marks the first Vande Bharat Express linking Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, and Karnataka.
It will commence its journey from Kacheguda Railway Station in Hyderabad, terminating at Yesvantpur Railway Station in Bengaluru with stops at Mahabubnagar, Kurnool Town, Anantapur, and Dharmavaram.
The South Central Railway said in a release that the train covers a distance of 610 kilometres in 8.30 hours and is nearly three hours faster than the current fastest train on this route.
The train has eight coaches including an executive chair car coach, accommodating up to 530 passengers and operates all days in a week except on Wednesdays.