Train -18 Current Affairs, GK & News

Indian Railways floats tender for 58 Vande Bharat Trains

Indian Railways has floated a tender for 58 Vande Bharat train sets, following Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s August 15 announcement. Highlights Tender was floated in a bid to roll out 75 such trains during 75 weeks of “Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav”. Currently, two Vande Bharat trains are in operation: Delhi to Katra and Delhi to ..

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Vande Bharat Express completes trial run from New Delhi to Katra

The Northern Railway zone of Indian Railway successfully conducted trial run of Vande Bharat Express, known to be India’s fastest train. The trial run was conducted from New Delhi to Katra small town in Jammu and Kashmir. About Vande Bharat Express It is also known as Train 18. It can run at a speed of ..

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Update: Train 18 to serve more destinations

Train 18 will ply more routes and serve more destinations. Central Railway’s First Train 18 will shuttle between Mumbai and Shirdi. Mumbai and Shirdi are located at a distance of 291 kilometers and current trains take over 9 hours to complete the journey. The new Train 18 will reduce the travel time to just 3 ..

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Vande Bharat Express

India’s fastest indigenous train, Train 18 named as Vande Bharat Express will ply between Delhi and Varanasi. Train 18 is an indigenously developed world-class train under Make in India. The 16-coach train has been built completely in India by Indian engineers in a span of 18 months at the Integral Coach Factory, Chennai. Features of the ..

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Train 18: India’s first engine-less train becomes country’s fastest train

India’s first indigenously designed locomotive-less (engine less) train known as Train 18 (named Vande Bharat Express in January, 2019), breached the 180 kmph speed limit during test run in Kota-Sawai Madhopur section. When this train is made operational, it will become the country’s fastest train. It is touted as next generation Shatabdi Express and will ..

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