PM Modi to flag-off Chennai-Coimbatore Vande Bharat Express on April 8
Previously, PM Modi flagged off the Mysore-Chennai Vande Bharat Express on November 11, 2012
The presence of Vande Bharat Express is expanding in India. The latest addition to the list of semi-high-speed trains in India will be on the Chennai-Coimbatore route.
PM Narendra Modi will flag off the train on the new route from Chennai Station on April 8. With this addition, India will have its 12th Vande Bharat Express, while South India will get the second unit.
Previously, PM Modi flagged off the Mysore-Chennai Vande Bharat Express on November 11, 2012.
The trial runs of the Chennai-Coimbatore Vande Bharat Express were conducted earlier.
In the trial, the train reached the designation 22 minutes ahead of the scheduled time of 11:40 am.
As per the officials, the train departed from Chennai station at 5:40 am and reached Coimbatore at 11:18 am.
In other words, the train covered the distance in five hours and 38 minutes. Furthermore, the train also completed its return journey successfully.