Howrah: PM Modi to flag off Puri-Howrah Vande Bharat Express today

Howrah: PM Modi to flag off Puri-Howrah Vande Bharat Express today

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will flag off the

Vande Bharat Express

in between Puri and


today through video conferencing.
The ultra-modern semi-high-speed train is geared up with advanced traveler facilities.
According to Prime Minister’s Office (


the train will travel through Khordha, Cuttack, Jajpur, Bhadrak and Balasore districts in Odisha and Paschim


and Purba Medinipur districts in West Bengal. The train will offer a much faster, more comfy and practical travel experience to guests, increase tourist and promote financial advancement in the area.
Last month, the trains carried out the trial run of Vande Bharat Express, India’s indigenously developed semi-high-speed train, in between Howrah and Puri on Friday.

PM Modi

will lay the structure stone and commit a number of train tasks worth more than Rs 8,000 crore in Odisha through video conferencing on Thursday.
Prime Minister will lay the structure stone for Puri and Cuttack train station redevelopment. The redeveloped stations will have all modern-day features supplying a first-rate experience to the rail travelers, stated PMO declaration.
Prime Minister will commit 100 percent electrification of the rail network in Odisha. This will decrease the operating and upkeep expense and lower dependence on imported petroleum.
PM Modi will likewise devote the doubling of the Sambalpur-Titlagarh railway; a brand-new broad gauge railway in between Angul-Sukinda; the 3rd line linking Manoharpur-Rourkela-Jharsuguda-Jamga and a brand-new broad-gauge line in between Bichhupali-Jhartarbha. These will deal with the increased traffic demands as an outcome of fast commercial advancement in steel, power and mining sectors in Odisha and will likewise assist relieve the pressure on guest traffic in these rail areas, stated the PMO declaration.

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