Planning a religious trip to Mata Vaishno Devi Holi Shrine? Here is a good news for you. Indian Railways is all set to introduce the second Vande Bharat Express that will run between Delhi and Katra.
The train has successfully completed all the require trials and is ready to take pilgrims to Katra, said Vinod Kumar Yadav,Railway Board Chairman.
Vande Bharat Express on Delhi-Katra route will start operations in the first week of October 2019.
How to Book Vande Bharat Express on Delhi-Katra route
Bookings can be done at Railway Reservation Offices or through IRCTC website.
Vande Bharat Express will leave from New Delhi at 6:00 AM and reach Katra Station, Jammu at 2 :00 PM
The train will depart from Katra on the same day at 3:00 PM and reach New Delhi at 11:00 PM
The new Vande Bharat Express on Delhi-Katra route will have following 3 stoppage points – Ludhiana, Ambala Cantt and Jammu Tawi.
The journey will take just 8 hours. With other trains it used to take over 12 hours. So this surely comes as a big relief in terms of saving time.
-Around INR 1600.
-For the executive chair car (ECC) class – Around INR 3000
Plz check the fare updates on IRCTC website.
The train features comfortable seats, WiFi connectivity, GPS-based audio-visual passenger information system, pantry, bio-vacuum type toilets, among others.
Note – Vande Bharat Express, called train 18, is India’s first enginless train conceptualised, designed and manufactured in India.
40 more such trains will be introduced with sleeper class by 2022.