Prime Minister Modi flagged off Secunderabad-Tirupati Vande Bharat Express: Route, Time, Ticket Price.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged off India’s 12th Vande Bharat Express train on the Secunderabad-Tirupati route today. Union Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnav inaugurated the train. Notably, in Telangana it focuses on improving connectivity for devotees visiting the second Vande Bharat and Tirupati temple. Following this, the Prime Minister will flag off India’s 13th Vande Bharat on the Chennai-Coimbatore route today.
The Secunderabad-Tirupati Vande Bharat Express is expected to improve inter-state connectivity by reducing travel time. The train is expected to cover the 660 km distance between the two cities in 8 hours and 30 minutes.
At 11.30 am, the train departs from Secunderabad, makes ten stops and reaches Tirupati railway station at 9 pm.
Like earlier Vande Bharat Express trains, this train is scheduled to run six days a week between the two cities. Ticket fare for Vande Bharat Express (Train No. 20701) from Secunderabad to Tirupati Station is Rs. 1680, including optional catering charges of Rs. 364 and travel in Executive Class at Rs. 3080, which includes catering charges of Rs.419. While this is going on, the fare of Train No.20702 Vande Bharat Express will be Rs.1625 in Chair Car and Rs.308 for Catering and Rs.3030 for Executive Cars and Rs.369 for Catering.
The position of Vande Bharat Express in India will strengthen in future. Several routes from Jaipur to New Delhi, New Jalpaiguri to Guwahati, and Udhampur to Srinagar and Baramulla are said to receive the train.