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Delhi-Katra Vande Bharat Express commercial run from Oct 5, booking opens

Home Minister Amit Shah will flag off the Delhi-Katra Vande Bharat Express on October 3 from Delhi on its inaugural run

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Vande Bharat Express
Vande Bharat Express, India's first semi-high speed train | Photo: PTI

The first commercial run of the Delhi-Katra will be on October 5 and booking of tickets is now open on the IRCTC website, the Railways said on Sunday.

Home Minister Amit Shah will flag off the Delhi-Katra on October 3 from Delhi on its inaugural run.

The high-speed train will bring down the travel time between Delhi and Katra, the last station on the way to Vaishno Devi temple, to eight hours from the current 12 hours.

The first was flagged off by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the Delhi-Varanasi route.

First Published: Sun, September 29 2019. 15:35 IST
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