Union Railways Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw said that Vande Bharat trains will be covering all the states by June. Addressing a press conference in the National capital, the Railway Minister said that they have a target to connect 200 cities with the Vande Bharat train by the middle of the next year, adding that the production work is going at a fast pace.
"Vande Bharat trains will start covering all the states by June, he said. We have a target to connect 200 cities with Vande Bharat by the middle in the flagging-off ceremony through video conferencing.
The Vande Bharat Express can run up to a maximum speed of 160 kmph.
The government has announced that 75 Vande Bharat trains will connect every corner of the country to commemorate 75th year of country’s independence.
In the Union Budget 2022-23, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced that four hundred new-generation Vande Bharat Trains will be manufactured during the next three years.