Delhi-Bhopal Vande Bharat Express: Timings, journey time, route & more
<p>Delhi-Bhopal Vande Bharat Express: PM Modi will flag off the new Vande Bharat Express between Bhopal & Delhi on April 1, 2023. Take a look at the train number, route, timings & other details of the new train between Delhi’s Hazrat Nizamuddin and Bhopal’s Rani Kamlapati station:</p>
This will also be the first Vande Bharat Express that will run at 160 kmph on Indian Railways. A railway official told TOI that the Vande Bharat Express on the Delhi-Bhopal route has been cleared for a maximum permissible speed of 160 kmph. Gatimaan Express, another flagship train of Indian Railways, already runs at 160 kmph on the route.
Indian Railways has till date launched 10 Vande Bharat Express trains. Given the speed restrictions on most routes, Vande Bharat trains till now have only been permitted to run at 130 kmph. The semi-high speed train set has a design speed of 180 kmph and an operational speed of 160 kmph.
The Delhi-Bhopal Vande Bharat Express will run between Delhi’s Hazrat Nizamuddin station and Bhopal’s Rani Kamlapati railway station six days a week. The train will not run on Saturdays.
Bhopal-Delhi-Bhopal Vande Bharat Express route & timings
From Bhopal’s Rani Kamlapati railway station, train number 20171 will depart at 5:40 AM and reach Hazrat Nizamuddin at 1:10 PM. On the same day, train number 20172 will leave from Hazrat Nizamuddin station in Delhi at 2:40 PM to reach Bhopal at 10:10 PM.
The train will stop at Agra Cantt, Gwalior and Virangana Lakshmibai Jhansi stations en route in both directions. It will take a total of 7 hours and 30 minutes to travel 701 kilometers.
Delhi-Bhopal Vande Bharat Express fare
- According to the IRCTC website, a journey from Delhi’s Hazrat Nizamuddin to Bhopal in the AC chair car of the Vande Bharat Express will cost Rs 1665/- inclusive of catering, which is optional. For the Executive chair car, the ticket price will be Rs 3120/- inclusive of catering charges.
- The fare for Bhopal-Delhi Vande Bharat Express AC Chair Car will be Rs 1735/- inclusive of catering and for the Executive Chair Car the price will be Rs 3185/-