How about a visit to India?
At which stations the Bande Bharat Express will stop, Eastern Railway has not yet finalized it. However, according to railway official sources, apart from Malda Junction, the train will stop at another station. In that case, the other station is likely to be Bolpur. However, it is not confirmed.
Howrah-NGP Bande Bharat Express Fare
Howrah-NJP bus is fully equipped with chair cars in India. Out of total 16 coaches, 14 coaches will have AC chair cars and other 2 coaches will have executive chair cars. According to sources, fares will be different in these two categories. AC chair car can be rented under 2000 rupees. On the other hand, the rent of an executive chair car can be around 2500 rupees. However, no decision has been finalized so far regarding fares, said Eklavya Chakraborty, Chief Public Relations Officer of Eastern Railway.
What is the menu in India?
There are special arrangements in India for passengers. Being a premium train, food will also be available. According to sources, breakfast, lunch and snacks are available. Luchi, alurdam, sweets will be served in breakfast. In the afternoon there may be basmati rice pollau, chicken, sweets and snacks may be served as tea, rice or cakes and sweets.
What will be the speed of the train?
Vande Bharat is a semi high speed train. The train can run at a maximum speed of 180 kmph. However, in case of Bengal, the train will take a maximum speed of 130 kmph. That too in some special places. Generally the average speed in India will be between 70 to 80 kmph. Due to which the train will take 7 and a half hours to cover the distance of 560 km.
Vande is India’s state-of-the-art feature
The executive chair cars of the train can rotate 180 degrees. Besides, the windows are big. Which will give passengers a Vistadome experience to some extent. Besides, keeping security in mind, 106 CCTV cameras have been installed throughout the train. Cameras are also installed in the pantry to keep a watchful eye on the food. Besides, the toilet is also made with bio toilet technology.