IR plans to roll out nearly 30 Vande Bharat by August 2023

IR is planning to roll out more Vande Bharat Express trains by August 2023. The government is planning to launch about six seven Vande Bharat express trains every month. It is likely that by August 15, 2023, nearly 30-35 Vande Bharat express trains will be launched covering almost all the state capitals. In another development, trial runs are being carried out for operation of Vande Bharat train on Mumbai-Goa route. Meanwhile, IR has decided to operationalise at least five pairs of Vande Bharat trains by the end of June 2023. The first Vande Bharat for Odisha has been successfully launched on May 18, 2023.