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PM Narendra Modi flags off South India's first Vande Bharat Express between Mysuru and Chennai in Bangalore: WATCH

Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Bangalore: PM Modi has flagged off the South India's first Vande Bharat Express at KSR Bengaluru station, which will travel between Chennai and Mysuru. 

PM Narendra Modi flags off South India's first Vande Bharat Express between Mysuru and Chennai in Bangalore: WATCH

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has flagged off the inaugural special of South India's first Vande Bharat Express at KSR Bengaluru station. PM Modi during his visit to Bengaluru (Bangalore) today flagged off the fifth Vande Bharat Express, the semi-high speed train from Mysuru to Chennai via Bengaluru. The indigenous train is known for its high speed, comfort, and features among other multiple factors, a reason why it has become increasingly popular on the routes it has been started, taking advantage over other Shatabdi and Express train. 

“The train can travel at a speed of 160 km per hour. If run in full capacity, the train can touch Chennai from Bengaluru in just three hours,” a railway official told PTI. According to the officials, Integral Coach Factory (ICF), Chennai, a production unit of the railways, developed the train which has an intelligent braking system enabling better acceleration and deceleration.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged off Chennai-Mysuru Vande Bharat Express at Kranthiveera Sangolli Rayanna (KSR) Railway Station in Bengaluru. "It will enhance connectivity between the industrial hub of Chennai and the Tech and Startup hub of Bengaluru and the famous tourist city of Mysuru," the PMO said.

With ANI inputs

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