Indian Railways declaired that new tender document of 44 semi-high speed Vande Bharat Trains. It Includes provision for more than 50 percent local component. VK Yadav is the Indian Railway Board Chairman. The declaired that new document will include provision for local component of more than 50 in line with the gov. ‘Atma nirbhar Bharat’.
This trains also known as Train 18. It is and Indian Semi-high speed intrcity electric multiple unit. ICF- Intergra Coach Factory at Perambur, Channai was designed. ICF is working under the Indian Government. In the Program of Make in India totall span is 18 months.
First service of this train is on 23rd Feb. 2019. It’s an Indian gauge – 1,676 mm/ 5ft 6 inch.