'Vande Bharat Express' India's Fastest Train Runs at 130 kmph on its Inaugral

R Sinduja

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India's Fastest & the first engine-less train "Train 18 or Vande Bharat Express" was inaugurated on Friday with passengers on board. The train hit 130kmph though it had hit 180kmph during its trial runs. The speed of 130kmph was kept on purpose keeping the track conditions on mind said the Railway Minister Piyush Goyal. The train reached Varanasi from New Delhi in just 8 hours, unlike Shatabdi that took 12-13 hours.