The Gujarat is likely to get its third Vande Bharat Express train, which will run between Ahmedabad and Jamnagar. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to virtually inaugurate nine Vande Bharat trains, including the one between Jamnagar and Ahmedabad, on September 24.
These nine Vande Bharat trains include the new saffron-coloured Vande Bharat train. There is a possibility that the country’s first saffron-coloured Vande Bharat train with this a new livery will run between Kasaragod and Trivandrum. The remaining eight Vande Bharat trains will retain the traditional blue colour.
The trains likely to be inaugurated by the Prime Minister this coming Sunday, September 24, will operate on various routes, including Jaipur to Udaipur, Patna to Howrah, Ranchi to Howrah, Hyderabad to Chennai, Chennai to Tirunelveli, Indore to Jaipur, Puri to Rourkela, Jaipur to Chandigarh, and Jamnagar to Ahmedabad.
It is expected that Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnav will be present in either Rajasthan or Odisha during the inauguration. Currently, there are 25 Vande Bharat Express trains operating between different cities across the country. With the addition of these nine new Vande Bharat Express trains, the total number will increase to 34.