Vande Bharat

ICF to make coaches for Maha Metro, Vande Bharat

ICF is the first railway production unit to produce coaches for Metro Rail Corporation, which is not fully owned by the railways.

published on : 16th August 2022

India to field 75 Vande Bharat trains by August 2023

Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw on Friday said 475 Vande Bharat rakes would be manufactured in four years and 75 of them would be introduced across the country by August 2023.

published on : 13th August 2022

Integral Coach Factory to roll out two Vande Bharat rakes in two weeks, commercial service from 2022 end

After speed trials in the Kota division of West Central Railway over 60 days, the two rakes will be put into commercial service from November or December, as per official documents.

published on : 1st August 2022

Tata Steel to roll out 'First in India' seating system for Vande Bharat Express

"Expenditure plan for Tata Steel India research & development (R&D) for the next 5 years (FY22-26) is Rs 3,000 crore," the top official said.

published on : 31st July 2022

Poll-bound Telangana to receive third rake of Vande Bharat Express

The third rake of Vande Bharat Express train is said to be almost ready to be rolled out by August 12 to 15 from Chennai-based Integral Coach Factory (ICF) for a trial run this year.

published on : 29th July 2022

Railways to complete pending infra projects before 2024 LS polls

Among them, 35 projects are nearing completion, but are years behind schedule.  

published on : 5th June 2022

New, upgraded Vande Bharat trains to cost about Rs 115 crore: Officials

The ICF has taken into account passenger feedback and redesigned the seats by replacing the sliding reclining ones with aircraft-like reclining seats.

published on : 27th May 2022

75 Vande Bharat trains to come up in India in next two years?

A little over a year ahead of the next Parliamentary elections, the Union railway ministry is working overtime to roll out the sets of 75 new semi-high speed Vande Bharat Express trains.

published on : 24th May 2022

'Vande Bharat manufacturing on fast track at ICF, Chennai': Railway minister

Vaishnaw also flagged off the 12,000th LHB coach at the factory and reviewed the station redevelopment plan for Chennai Egmore, the railway ministry said in a statement of Friday.

published on : 20th May 2022

India goes 'Atmanirbhar' route for wheels of Vande Bharat trains: Sources

According to them, the move is aimed at ensuring that 2.5 lakh wheels for the 400 Vande Bharat Express trains, to be produced over the next three years, are not delayed.

published on : 17th May 2022

Ukraine fallout: Railways to manufacture Vande Bharat wheels in Bengaluru to offset supply crisis

The first batch of 128 wheels, out of a cumulative order for 36,000 at a cost of USD 16 million, have been transported from Ukraine to its neighbouring Romania by road and are currently stuck there.

published on : 6th May 2022

Southern Railway likely to get 13 Vande Bharat rakes by August next year

The decision came after the Railway Board (RB) last week directed the 16 zonal railways to keep the coach depots ready to maintain the Vande Bharat rakes.

published on : 4th May 2022

Centre looking at options following delay in delivery of Vande Bharat train parts from Ukraine

India procures the wheels and some other components of the Vande Bharat trains from Ukraine.

published on : 29th April 2022

Bengaluru's RWF set to supply axles for Train 18, India's fastest train

Train 18 is a semi high-speed train with GPS system operated by IR under the `Make in India' initiative. It touched 180 km/hr during tests and maximum of 160 kmph on commercial runs.

published on : 28th April 2022

Rail Wheel Factory to supply axles for India’s fastest train - Vande Bharat Express

The ongoing Russia-Ukraine crisis has given an opportunity for the Rail Wheel Factory (RWF) to ready axles for the prestigious Vande Bharat Express (Train 18) for the first time.

published on : 28th April 2022

Stuck in war-torn Ukraine, wheels of Vande Bharat trains reach Romania, to be airlifted to India 

The wheels were planned to be shipped from the Ukrainian Black Sea Port to Maharashtra's Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT), which has not happened due to the war.

published on : 24th April 2022

75 Vande Bharat trains to ply by the end of 2022: Indian Railways

There is also a plan to attach chair cars to each Vande Bharat express train.

published on : 20th April 2022

UNESCO heritages visit now possible through Vande Bharat!

Railway minister Ashwini Vaishnaw on Sunday after reviewing the developmental projects, stated for Khajuraho, announced that the Vande Bharat express trains would run for Khajuraho from New Delhi.

published on : 18th April 2022

On Women's Day, Railways runs Vande Bharat train with all-female crew 

Deepak Kumar, the chief spokesperson of Northern Railway, said that only the women employees of the zone performed their duties of ticket checking, running the train and guarding it.

published on : 8th March 2022

Shatabdi, Vande Bharat trains soon to have Radio Entertainment Services on Board

This radio entertainment service will continue providing musical entertainment to passengers throughout their journey in 10 Shatabdi and 2 Vande Bharat express trains.

published on : 27th February 2022
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