Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday flagged off a Vande Bharat train , the train will operate from Secunderabad station in Telangana and Tirupati in Andhra Pradesh. This is the second Vande Bharat Express train that will be connecting the two Telugu speaking states after the Secunderabad-Visakhapatnam Vande Bharat Express.
About Vande Bharat Express:
|Vande Bharat Express||Bullet Train|
|India’s first semi-high-speed train||High-speed train with speeds up to 350km/h|
|It runs at an average rate of 110 kmph||It runs at an average rate of 300 kmph|
|Developed by Integral Coach Factory, Chennai||Developed by Japan Railways|
|It has a seating capacity of 1,128 passengers||Can accommodate up to 1000 passengers|
|Operates on the Indian route||Operates in several countries, including China and Japan|
Secunderabad to Tirupati Vande Bharat Express Complete Details:
Secunderabad to Tirupati Vande Bharat Express Fare, Timings, Speed
|Travel Time: 8h 30m 4 halts Distance: 662 km Avg Speed: 78 km/hr|
How many trains run between these stations every day?
There are two trains – Train No. 20701 and Train No. 20702 that run all days of the week except for Tuesday.
|Train No. 20701 will leave Secunderabad station at 6:00 am and reach Tirupati by 2:30 pm. It will stop at Nalgonda (7:19 am), Guntur (9:45), Ongole (11:09), and Nellore (12:29) approximately.|
|The other train, Train No. 20701 will depart from Tirupati at 3:15 pm and reach Secunderabad station at 11:45 pm. It will stop at Nellore (5:20 pm), Ongole (6:30), Guntur (7:45) and Nalgonda (10:10 pm).|
|Vande Bharat is a semi-high-speed train that runs around 160 kilometers per hour, making it the fastest train in India at present. It has an executive AC chair car and 12 other coaches all of which have sensor doors.|
Fare of Secunderabad- Tirupati Vande Bharat Express:
|The fare of Vande Bharat Express( Train No- 20701) between Secunderabad to Tirupati station will be ₹ 1680 which includes ₹364 as catering charges which is optional.|
And ₹ 3080 in the Executive Class between both the stations and also includes ₹419 as catering charges.
|the fare on Train No- 20702 Vande Bharat Express will be ₹ 1625 in Chair Car and includes ₹308 as catering charges.|
And ₹3030 in Executive Cass which will also include ₹369 as catering charge.
What is CC and EC in Vande Bharat Express(Executive Class & Chair Class):
CC stands for AC Chair Car while EC stands for Executive AC Chair Car. While both these are AC coaches, EC coaches are more spacious and offer passengers more legroom as compared to CC.
EC seats are arranged in a 2×2 manner, while CC seats are arranged in a 3×2 manner. Passengers opting for catering services pay Rs 364 for CC and Rs 415 for EC. Both classes have air conditioning. The train can run at a maximum speed of 180 kmph, but the tracks currently cannot support this speed.
Does Vande Bharat have Wi-Fi?
All coaches of Vande Bharat Train consist of automatic doors, CCTV cameras, GPS-based audio-visual passenger information system, onboard hotspots, wifi and comfortable seats. The train has 16 air-conditioned coaches, including 2 executive classes with rotating seats.
Which is better EC or CC in Vande Bharat?
The difference between the EC train seat and the CC seat is the arrangement because the EC train seat is in a 2X2 manner. This provides passengers with more space and comfort and is perfect for people wanting more leg space during their journey. EC class washrooms are very hygienic and clean.
Can we carry luggage in Vande Bharat Express?
Unlike the Vistadome coaches, there is really no luggage restriction in this, cabin (trolley) bags can nestle behind ones legs under the seat as well.
What is special in Vande Bharat train?
Engine of the train: Train 18 or Vande Bharat express is the India’s first engineless train. Till date, trains of India have a separate engine coach while train 18 has integrated engine like bullet or metro train.
Is breakfast free in Vande Bharat?
For instance, booking a breakfast meal while booking your train ticket will cost you Rs 155, but if you wish to avail the same meal and pay onboard, the amount will be Rs 205.