Neighbourhood News Desk
Bookings have already begun for the first commercial run of the Vande Bharat Express. This train has become India’s fastest train by hitting speeds of over 180 kmph during a trial run on a section of the Delhi-Varanasi route. Tickets can be bought over the counter or booked on irctc.co.in.
Train will leave Delhi at 6am and reaches Varanasi at 2 pm. On the same day, it leaves Varanasi at 3pm and reaches Delhi at 11 pm. It is said to operate for five days in a week, except on Mondays and Thursdays.
The price from Delhi to Varanasi, air-conditioned chair car ticket will cost Rs 1,760 and the executive class fare will be Rs 3,310. Whereas the return journey, a chair car ticket will cost Rs 1,700 and that of a seat in the executive class Rs 3,260.