The 8th Vande Bharat Express Train of India between Secunderabad in Telangana and the port city of Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh started its first commercial run today on 16 January 2022. Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged off the 2nd Vande Bharat Train for Southern India on the auspicious day of Makar Sankranti.
Schedule of Visakhapatnam-Secunderabad-Visakhapatnam Vande Bharat express
The train No. 20833 Visakhapatnam-Secunderabad Vande Bharat express will leave Visakhapatnam at 05.45 hrs with effect from Jan.16 to reach Secunderabad on the same day at 14.15 hrs. It will operate six days a week (except Sunday)
Train No. 20834 Secunderabad-Visakhapatnam Vande Bharat express will leave Secunderabad at 03:00 pm hrs with effect from January 16th to reach Visakhapatnam at 11:30 pm on the same day.
Stoppages of Visakhapatnam-Secunderabad-Visakhapatnam Vande Bharat express
- Train No. 20833 Visakhapatnam-Secunderabad Vande Bharat express will stop at four railway stations.
- Rajahmundry 07:55/07:57
- Vijayawada 10:00/10:05
- Khammam 11:00/11:01
- Warangal 12:00/12:05
- Train No. 20834 Secunderabad-Visakhapatnam Vande Bharat express will stop at four railway stations.
- Warangal 16:35/16:37
- Khammam 17:45/17:46
- Vijayawada 19:00/19:05
- Rajahmundry 20:58/21:00
The train will cover a distance of 698 km in 8 hours 30 mins with an average speed of 82 km/hr. It will operate six days a week (except Sunday). The 8th Vande Bharat comprises 14 AC Chair Car Coaches and two Executive AC Chair Car Coaches with a capacity of 1,128 passengers. It has world-class facilities for passengers on board.
Vande Bharat Trains in India
There are 7 more Vande Bharat Express Trains running in India on various routes.
New Delhi (NDLS) to Varanasi Jn (BSB) was the 1st route of Vande Bharat. Later, it was introduced on the New Delhi (NDLS) to Sri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra (SVDK) route as well. The first-gen Vande Bharat Train runs only runs on these two routes.
The Vande Bharat 2.0 was introduced in 2022. And, it was used for the later-on routes. The other routes are as follows:
- Mumbai Central (MMCT) to Gandhinagar Capital (GNC)
- New Delhi (NDLS) to Amb Andaura (AADR)
- MGR Chennai Central (MAS) to Mysuru Junction (MYS)
- Bilaspur Junction (BSP) to Nagpur Junction (NGP)
- Howrah Junction (HWH) to New Jalpaiguri Junction (NJP)
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