The much awaited third Vande Bharat Express train has successfully completed trials and is all set to start its commercial train services soon. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to flag off the third Vande Bharat Express train to run on the Mumbai-Ahmedabad route on September 30. The new high-speed Vande Bharat train comes with better facilities and improved services like better speed, Wi-Fi. -Enabled 32-inch LCD TV with Catalytic Ultraviolet Air Purification System. The third Vande Bharat train has a newly designed Roof Mounted Package Unit (RMPU) for air purification. Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnav said the train has completed its trials and has got CRS approval.
“The train has got CRS clearance, i.e. now the train is completely ready to run. It is expected that the train can be flagged off from Ahmedabad on 30 September.
Soon from Vande Bharat now Mumbai-Ahmedabad distances further reduced.
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What are the new features in the third Vande Bharat train:
The new Vande Bharat Express train comes with increased speed, reduced weight and Wi-Fi on 32-inch LCD TV. The train is further equipped with a Catalytic Ultraviolet Air Purification System. For air purification, a newly designed Roof Mounted Package Unit (RMPU). As per the recommendation of Central Scientific Instruments Organization (CSIO), Chandigarh, this system is installed at both ends of RMPU, which allows to filter and clean fresh air and back air containing germs, bacteria and viruses.
In the existing Vande Bharat trains, only the rear part of the seat can be carried, however in the upcoming new train, the entire seat can be shifted for the convenience of the passengers.
In order to realize PM Modi’s dream of 75 Vande Bharat Express trains before August 15, 2023, Indian Railways is trying its best to increase the production of Vande Bharat Express trains.