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PM Modi flags off Vande Bharat Express in Nagpur PM Modi
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PM Modi flags off Vande Bharat Express in Nagpur

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 11 Dec 2022, 12:55 pm

Nagpur/UNI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday flagged off the "Vande Bharat Express" from Nagpur Railway Station connecting Nagpur and Bilaspur.

PM Modi visited Nagpur Railway Station at around 9:30 am and flagged off the premium train.

The Bilaspur-Nagpur Vande Bharat Express will complete its journey in five-and-a-half hours.

The Vande Bharat Express from Bilaspur to Nagpur train is scheduled to halt at Raipur, Durg and Gondia.

The first "Vande Bharat Express" train was flagged off on February 15, 2019, on the New Delhi Kanpur-Allahabad-Varanasi route.

Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari, Railway Minister Raosaheb Danve, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari, Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde, Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and other prominent leaders were present on the occasion.