PM Modi to flag off Gandhinagar-Mumbai Vande Bharat Express on Friday

PM Modi lays foundation stone of development projects at Vyara

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will flag off the inaugural Gandhinagar-Mumbai Vande Bharat Express on Friday, which offers an aircraft-like travelling experience and advanced state-of-the-art safety features such as indigenously developed Train Collision Avoidance System or KAVACH technology.The train’s compartments have fully suspended traction motors for 160 kmph operational speed, an advanced state-of-the-art suspension system to ensure a smooth journey, and enhanced comfort.The train, which has seat numbers in braille, has been designed to increase the railways’ green footprint. There will be a saving of about 30% of electricity with advanced regenerative braking systems.This is going to be the third Vande Bharat Express. The first two run between New Delhi – Varanasi and New Delhi – Katra. The railway minister said in a statement, “This new train has reclining seats in all classes…the Executive Coaches have the added feature of …rotating seats. Every coach is equipped with 32” screens providing passenger information and Infotainment.”