The Bhopal-Delhi Vande Bharat Express train was flagged off on Saturday in the capital of Madhya Pradesh by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
At the Rani Kamalapati railway station in the Bhopal city in the late afternoon, the semi-high speed train was signalled to depart.
Addressing a gathering after the flagging-off ceremony, PM Modi said, “Our endeavour is to transform railway sector and make travel convenient for citizens.”
This country’s Vande Bharat train service is the eleventh, according to the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO).
Modern passenger amenities are included in the Vande Bharat Express train set, which was designed indigenously. According to the statement, it will enable rail passengers a faster, more comfortable, and more convenient travel experience, increase tourism, and support regional economic growth.
Before flagging off the train, PM Modi, who arrived in Bhopal in the morning, attended the Combined Commanders’ Conference.
At the end of this year, Madhya Pradesh, which is governed by the Bharatiya Janata Party, will hold its Assembly elections.