Vande Bharat Express to get priority passage for faster movement, Indian Railways revises time table of 25 trains
Indian Railways has revised the timetable of trains between Vapi and Ahmedabad railway stations; the affected trains include the Mumbai-Ahmedabad Shatabdi Express.
The Western Railway has revised the timings of 25 trains in view of the schedule of Mumbai-Gandhinagar Vande Bharat Express with an aim to have smooth train operations, officials said.
Among the trains whose timings have been revised includes Mumbai-Ahmedabad Shatabdi Express and its schedule has been revised between Vapi and Ahmedabad railway stations in Gujarat, a release said on Tuesday.
"The timings of several trains will be revised, due to the running of train 20901/02 Mumbai Central-Gandhinagar Capital Vande Bharat Express," it said. The Western Railway's chief public relations officer Sumit Thakur said the train timings were revised only by a few minutes and the new schedule will be effective in the next few days.
"This has been done to make the train operations smooth," Thakur said. As per the release, the Mumbai Central,-Ahmedabad Gujarat Superfast Express, Howrah-Ahmedabad Superfast Express, Bandra Terminus-Gorakhpur Humsafar Express, and Bandra Terminus-Ramnagar Superfast Express are some of the trains whose timings have been revised.
The indigenously designed and manufactured semi-high speed Mumbai-Gandhinagar Vande Bharat Express was flagged off by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on September 30 this year from the Gujarat capital and it started commercial run from the next day.
With inputs from PTI