Vande Bharat train on Howrah-New Jalpaiguri route inaugurated today
PM Modi flagged off the Vande Bharat Express train on the busy Howrah-New Jalpaiguri route through video conference.
His mother Heeraben passed away this morning, therefore he had to hurry to Ahmedabad to attend her funeral.
In West Bengal and other Eastern regions of the country, it is the first Vande Bharat Express to run.
Additionally, it is Indian Railways' seventh Vande Bharat train to travel through the nation.
The superfast train with modern passenger amenities will take around 7.5 hours on its run in both directions.