On the eve of the state assembly
elections in the next two months, Karnataka is all set to have two vande bharat
trains connecting capital Bengaluru with Hydera
bad and Hubli in Northern part of the
The first vande bharat in southern India
was commissioned between Bengaluru and Chennai but it turned out to be the
slowest of the vande bharat trains operating in the country since the railway
tracks in Tamil Nadu remained weak and did not have modern signaling systems.
The IT hub of the country will soon get
another semi-high-speed train, connecting Bengaluru to Telangana’s Hyderabad
and covering a long distance of 570 kilometers according to the latest
notification by the South central railway.
The new Vande Bharat Express train is
expected to run from Bengaluru to Kacheguda in Hyderabad, which takes around 10
hours by road. Through the Vande Bharat
train, the distance will be covered in around 4 hours.
The formal announcement regarding the
launch of the Bengaluru-Hyderabad Vande Bharat train will be made during the
presentation of the Union Budget 2023, which will take place on February 1 in
Another vande bharat is on the cards to
link Bengaluru with Hubli in the northern part of Karnataka