The Vande Bharat train running between Jaipur and Delhi is soon going to start from March 2023. The train will reach Delhi from Jaipur in less than 2 hours. It will also connect Jodhpur and Udaipur with this route.
The journey from Jaipur to Delhi by the Vande Bharat train will take 1.45 hours instead of the regular train which takes about 5 hours. Apart from Delhi, the train will connect with three major cities of Rajasthan that are Jodhpur, Kota and Udaipur.
Timings and Fare
The journey from Jaipur to Udaipur will take 2.25 hours instead of 7.30 hours and the journey from Jaipur to Kota will take only 1.20 hours instead of 3.35 hours.
The fare for this train ranges from Rs 1196 to Rs 3000.
All about Vande Bharat Express
Vande Bharat Express is India’s first fully indigenous train, also known as Train 18. It is a semi-high-speed intercity electric multiple-unit train built to replace the Shatabdi Express trains. The train has been designed to operate at speeds of up to 160 km/h and has been fitted with state-of-the-art amenities and features. It is developed and manufactured by Integral Coach Factory (ICF) in Chennai.
Features and amenities
The train has 16 coaches in total, with two executive class coaches and 14 chair car coaches. The executive class coaches have 52 seats each and are equipped with features such as LED lighting, onboard infotainment, and personalised reading lights. The chair car coaches have 78 seats each and are equipped with features such as Wi-Fi, a GPS-based passenger information system, and rotating chairs that can be turned 180 degrees.
Vande Bharat Express harbors rotatable seats which makes travel even more customizable. There are large windows in each coach which makes sightseeing a wonderful experience. Moreover, the catering service of the Vande Bharat Train is phenomenal. The train has been designed with safety features such as CCTV cameras, automated doors, an emergency braking system, and a fire and smoke detection and suppression system. It also has an onboard infotainment system that provides real-time information to passengers about the train’s location, speed, and estimated time of arrival.
The train’s power car is fitted with a battery backup system that can deliver power for up to 3 hours in case of a power failure. The train is also provided with a odor control system and bio-vacuum toilet system that reduces water consumption and improves hygiene.
Presently, Vande Bharat Express runs between New Delhi and Varanasi. Furthermore, it is being extended to other destinations in the future.