Made In India, Train 18, renamed "Vande Bharat Express": Piyush Goyal

Megha Jain

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Regarded as a successor to the 30-year-old Shatabdi Express, Train 18 has been renamed Vande Bharat Express to give acknowledgement of its made-in-India status. Union Minister Piyush Goyal made this announcement on Sunday. India’s first indigenously built engineless semi-high speed train built in18 months at a cost of Rs 97 crore will run between Delhi and Varanasi. It will soon be flagged off by PM Modi.