Ranchi-Howrah Vande Bharat Express
The Ranchi-Howrah Vande Bharat Express will commence commercial operation from September 27, 2023 (Wednesday). This will be the third blue and white colour train for the state. The train will prove to be immensely beneficial for the students, businessmen, tourists and entrepreneurs. This is going to be the fastest train connectivity between the two capital cities of Jharkhand and West Bengal.
On its journey, the Ranchi-Howrah-Ranchi Vande Bharat Express will stop at six stations. These are – Muri, Kotshila, Purulia, Chandil, Tatanagar and Kharagpur. It will run on all the days of the week except Tuesday.
The train number 20898 Ranchi-Howrah Vande Bharat Express will depart Ranchi at 05:15 hrs and will reach Howrah at 12:20 hrs. In the return direction, train number 20897 Howrah-Ranchi Vande Bharat Express will leave Howrah at 15:45 hrs and will reach Ranchi at 22:50 hrs the same day.
A festival bonanza for West Bengal! Indian Railways has introduced two new Vande Bharat Express on Sunday. This is the the third and fourth blue and white colour train for the state. The trains will connect Howrah-Patna and Howrah-Ranchi. Both the trains will be maintained and operated by East Central Railway (ECR) and South Eastern Railway (SER) zone respectively.
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