Exciting News for Vizag: Two New Vande Bharat Express Trains Get Green Light

Jahnavi Konatham
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In a significant development, the Railway Board has given the nod for two spanking new Vande Bharat Express trains, bringing joy to the residents of Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. The two routes approved are one connecting Visakhapatnam with Puri, Odisha, and the other linking Visakhapatnam with Secunderabad, Telangana.

    1. Puri-Visakhapatnam Vande Bharat Express: A High-Speed Delight

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    The Ministry of Railways has sanctioned a high-speed Vande Bharat Express that will operate every day of the week, except Saturdays, connecting Puri and Visakhapatnam. Although the exact start date is yet to be disclosed, here’s a sneak peek into the departure and arrival details for both directions:

    Train No 20841 (from Puri to Visakhapatnam):

    • Departure: 5:15 am from Puri station
    • Stops at: Khurda Road (5:57 am), Brahmapur (7:40 am), Palasa (8:48 am), Srikakulam Road (9:33 am), and Vizianagaram (10:18 am)
    • Arrival: 11:30 am at Visakhapatnam

    Train No 20842 (from Visakhapatnam to Puri):

    • Departure: 3:40 pm from Visakhapatnam station
    • Stops at: Vizianagaram (4:30 pm), Srikakulam Road (5:28 pm), Palasa (6:20 pm), Brahmapur (7:00 pm), and Khurda Road (8:55 pm)
    • Arrival: 9:55 pm at Puri

    Connecting Cities with Speed and Comfort

    The introduction of these Vande Bharat Express trains aims to enhance connectivity and make travel between these cities more convenient. The high-speed nature of these trains ensures a swift and comfortable journey for passengers.

    Benefits for Commuters:

    • Daily operations (except Saturdays) provide a reliable transportation option.
    • Efficient stops at key stations facilitate accessibility for passengers.
    • Faster travel times between Puri, Visakhapatnam, and the connecting cities.

    Looking Forward: The green signal from the Railway Board brings optimism for improved connectivity and accessibility for residents and travelers between Visakhapatnam, Puri, and Secunderabad. As we await the official commencement date, anticipation builds for a seamless and enjoyable travel experience aboard the Vande Bharat Express. Stay tuned for more updates on this exciting development that promises to bring these cities closer than ever before!

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