With the Vande Bharat trains a showpiece of its grand modernisation plans, the Railway Ministry is fine-tuning and correcting all shortcomings
NO ROOM FOR ERROR: A Vande Bharat Express glides past
Not long ago, railway passengers had to endure 11 or more hours of train travel—assuming it ran on time—to travel the 770-km distance between Delhi and Varanasi. The only quicker option was taking a flight. All that changed after Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged off the first Vande Bharat Express at New Delhi in February 2019.