Vande Bharat Express Delhi-Patna train route
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
QUESTION NO 3943
ANSWERED ON 26.07.2019
Introduction of more Vande Bharat Express trains
3943 Shri Ram Nath Thakur
Will the Minister of RAILWAYS be pleased to state :-
(a) whether Government proposes to launch ten more ‘Vande Bharat Express’ trains during the current financial year;
(b) if so, whether the routes have been finalised for these trains;
(c) if so, the details thereof; and
(d) whether Government would consider to introduce a ‘Vande Bharat Express’ train for the highly busy Delhi-Patna train route?
ANSWER MINISTER OF RAILWAYS AND COMMERCE & INDUSTRY (SHRI PIYUSH GOYAL)
(a) No, Sir.
(b) & (c) Do not arise.
(d) Introduction of trains, including ‘Vande Bharat Express’ trains, is a continuous and ongoing process over Indian Railways subject to demand for travel, commercial justification and operational feasibility.