Vande Bharat Express Speed : The trial of the third and new Vande Bharat Express train in the country has been completed. It is being told that this train has also left behind the Bullet Train in terms of speed. After the arrival of this news, there has been a wave of happiness among the makers of this train including the passengers traveling by railways. Now people are feeling that the bullet train will also be seen running on the track properly in the country.
100 kmph in just 52 seconds
Let us tell you that the third and new Vande Bharat train has caught the speed of 100 kmph in just 52 seconds during the trial. Along with this, the record of bullet trains has also been broken. The bullet train takes 54.6 seconds to achieve this speed. The maximum speed of the new train is 180 kmph. The maximum speed of the old Vande Bharat Express is 160 kilometers per hour.
shared video on tweet
Let us tell you that the video of this trial has been shared by Union Minister of State for Railways Darshana Vikram Jardosh on his official Twitter. Also he wrote Vande Bharat Express – ‘Make in India’ is the pride of the vision, this train is running on the track between Ahmedabad-Mumbai. View video.
Railway Minister gave information
Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnav has given information about this. Railways has set a target of producing 75 such trains by August 2023. This train can run between Mumbai and Ahmedabad and will be officially launched this month. The new Vande Bharat train was trialled between Ahmedabad-Mumbai on Friday. The train took 5 hours 10 minutes to cover a distance of 492 km from Ahmedabad to Mumbai Central. Shatabdi Express takes 6hr 20min to reach Mumbai Central from Ahmedabad. This train left Ahmedabad at 7.06 am and reached Surat in just 2 hours 32 minutes while Shatabdi Express takes three hours.
Now ready to go commercial
The Railway Minister said that the new train can accelerate to 160 kmph in 130 seconds, while the old version train took 146 seconds to achieve this speed. Ashwini Vaishnav said that the target of the Railways is to start regular production of Vande Bharat train from October to prepare two to three trains every month, which will be increased to 5 to 8 in the coming month. This new train has completed all the tests and is ready to run commercially.
Installed many advanced systems
Minister Vaishnav said that there are many advanced systems in the new train. He said that the weight of the new train has also been reduced by 38 tonnes so that it can run faster. The new Vande Bharat train is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities. These have many facilities including vacuum based bio toilet, automatic sliding door, GPS based information system, CCTV cameras. He said that the photocatalytic air purifier system will keep the new Vande Bharat train free from all air-borne diseases including corona.
Vaishnav said that ‘we will now start its production in a serial manner. The test has been completed. Our target is that starting from October we can start regular production, under this 2 to 3 trains will be produced every month. Its capacity will be increased to 5 to 8 trains per month. Most of the trains will be produced at the Integral Coach Factory in Chennai.