Indian Railways is going to run Vande Bharat Express train between Lucknow and Dehradun. This train will go from Lucknow Junction Railway Station to Dehradun in the morning and will return at night. Know the complete update here
There is a relief news for the tourists enjoying the tourist destinations of Uttarakhand state. Indian Railways is going to run Vande Bharat Express train between Lucknow and Dehradun. This train will go to Dehradun in the morning from Lucknow Junction Railway Station of North Eastern Railway and will return to Lucknow at night. With this, one can go to Dehradun and return in one day. According to the information, the time table and fare of Vande Bharat Express train running between Lucknow and Dehradun may be announced this Navratri.
This will be the route
Vande Bharat Express train will run from Lucknow Junction Railway Station to Dehradun in the morning and return to Lucknow at night. This train will have eight coaches, which will have the facilities of chaircar and executive chaircar. The route of the train will be from Lucknow to Hardoi, Shahjahanpur, Bareilly, Moradabad, Najibabad, Laksar, Haridwar, and Dehradun. According to a senior railway official, there will be five stoppages in this journey. Train fare can be between Rs 1200 to Rs 1800. Earlier a proposal was prepared to run Vande Bharat Express between Lucknow and Delhi. But many trains are already running on this route, like Tejas Express, Shatabdi, Lucknow Mail, AC Express etc. Therefore, the Railway Administration has decided to run Vande Bharat Express between Lucknow and Dehradun.
People living in Uttarakhand will get relief in Lucknow
Let us tell you that this decision has been taken on the basis of the demand of the people of Uttarakhand, about five lakh people of Uttarakhand live in Lucknow and Vande Bharat Express train will prove to be essential for their travel. At present there is no direct train from Lucknow to Dehradun and trains running from other cities pass through Lucknow. It has been decided to take Howrah-Doon Express to Rishikesh, so that the problems caused by it will be reduced.
Vande Bharat Express train will run between Gorakhpur and Patna
North Eastern Railway has now started the effort to run Vande Bharat Express train between Gorakhpur to Patna (Patliputra). The Commerce Department has started preparations for this. After completing some formalities, the operations department will prepare its time table and then send it to the board for approval. NER administration is trying to start this new service by the end of this year. At present there are two trains from Gorakhpur to Patna (Patliputra). One Lucknow-Gorakhpur-Patliputra Express and the other Gorakhpur-Patliputra Express both take five and a quarter hours to reach Patna. This journey can be done in just four hours by Vande Bharat Express train.
Route survey continues for Vande Bharat train
Along with the timing of Vande Bharat, NER officials are busy preparing the route for the Vande Bharat Express train. According to sources, these could be the routes where short distance intercity is running.