Last Updated: January 30, 2023, 10:29 IST
The Indian Railways may even see an addition of two new Vande Bharat Express trains from Mumbai, to Shirdi and Solapur. Prime Minister Narendra Modi could flag off the brand new trains throughout his go to to Mumbai on February 10. The trains will each begin from Chattrapati Shivaji Terminus (CSMT).
Shirdi and Solapur are pilgrimage cities important for Maharashtrians. The inaugural run will happen on the identical time at three pm on February 10, as one prepare will head from CSMT to Shirdi, and one other from Solapur to CSMT.
An official affirmation by the Railways in regards to the launch is anticipated to arrive quickly. PM Modi will probably be reaching Mumbai a while in February for the opening of the Dawoodi Bohra neighborhood’s Arabic Academy in Andheri East, a Times Now report stated.
Both the brand new trains will run six days every week, besides on Wednesdays from CSMT and on Thursdays from Solapur. The timings of the trains are: 6:15 am from CSMT, to arrive in Shirdi at 12:10 pm; 5:25 pm from Shirdi, to arrive in CSMT at 11:18 pm.
The key halts of those trains will probably be Nashik, Thane and Dadar.
Currently, a Vande Bharat Express is operating between Mumbai Central and Gandhinagar Capital metropolis. According to finance ministry sources, the central authorities is probably going to announce 300-400 Vande Bharat Express trains within the upcoming funds.
The Vande Bharat trains which are operating presently in India, are between New Delhi-Varanasi, New Delhi-Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra in Jammu and Kashmir, Mumbai-Gandhinagar, New Delhi-Amb Andaura in Himachal Pradesh, Chennai-Mysuru, Howrah-New Jalpaiguri, Bilaspur-Nagpur and Secunderabad-Visakhapatnam.
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