Two new Vande Bharat trains have been flagged on July 7, 2023 taking the total no. of Vande Bharat trains operating in the country to 25. These trains will operate on the Lucknow-Gorakhpur and Jodhpur-Sabarmati routes. Gorakhpur-Lucknow Vande Bharat Express will connect Ayodhya to both of the cities. Tourist places like Kushinagar, Siddharthnagar Sant Kabir Nagar will also benefit from improved connectivity. I will have eight coaches, including one with an executive chair car. Meanwhile, the Jodhpur-Sabarmati Vande Bharat Express will improve the connectivity between Jodhpur and Ahmedabad. The train will connect Pali, Abu Road, Palanpur and Mehsana cities on the route.