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Delhi-Katra Vande Bharat Express

Current context: Delhi-Katra Vande Bharat Express is flagged off on 3rd October 2019 from the New Delhi Railway Station.
Delhi-Katra Vande Bharat Express
  • The train with number 22439 is operated between Delhi and Katra, the last station on way to the Vaishno Devi temple.
  • The train operation aims the speedy development of the Jammu and Kashmir region and make it par with the other states.
  • This will also improve connectivity along with spiritual tourism of devotees to Vaishno Devi.
  • The high speed train will reduce the time between Delhi and Katra to 8 hours from currently 12 hours.
  • The train will run on a daily basis and will depart from New Delhi at 6 am and reach Katra at 2 pm. And will return on the same day, leave the katra station at 3 pm.
  • The train has the facilities of GPS Based information system , onboard Wi-Fi internet, CCTV Surveillance and Bio vacuum toilet.
  • The first Vande Bharat Express train was operated between Delhi to Varanasi in February 2019.

Question: 

Q.1 Which train has been recently flagged off between New Delhi and Jammu & Kashmir for speedy development of the later?
a. Delhi-Srinagar Vande Bharat Express
b. Delhi-Jammu Vande Bharat Express
c. Delhi- Mirpur Vande Bharat Express
d. Delhi-Katra Vande Bharat Express
Delhi-Katra Vande Bharat Express Delhi-Katra Vande Bharat Express Reviewed by Neha Verma on October 03, 2019 Rating: 5

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