The Vande Bharat Express will now stop at the Chengannur railway station in Kerala, which results in huge comfort for pilgrims traveling to Sabarimala. The Railway Ministry furthermore decided after considering locals’ and pilgrims’ requests.
In under four hours, the Vande Bharat Express—one of India’s quickest trains—can travel from Thiruvananthapuram to Kasargod. According to a Financial Express story, pilgrims will, as a result, find it easier to get to the Sabarimala temple with the new stop at Chengannur. Continue reading to know more.
The Vande Bharat Express Halt
On October 23, 2023, at 6:55 AM, the Vande Bharat Express, Train No. 20634/20633, arrived at Chengannur station in Kerala. It was scheduled to make its first stop there. Locals and railway authorities greeted the train with great warmth, and it was given a special stop at Chengannur. This is a significant development for pilgrims traveling to Sabarimala because it will make traveling to the shrine by train easier.
The Vande Bharat Express train will now leave Thiruvananthapuram Central Station five minutes early, at 5:15 AM, instead of the scheduled departure time of 5:20 AM. Consequently, the train will arrive at other stops five minutes early.
Kasaragod – Thiruvananthapuram: Revised Timings
- Thiruvananthapuram Central | 5:15 AM |
- Kollam | 6:03 AM |
- Chengannur | 6:53 AM |
- Kottayam | 7:27 AM |
- Ernakulam Town | 8:25 AM |
Benefits Of The Vande Bharat Express
Passengers should benefit from the improved times since they will have extra time to get to the station and board the train. Additionally, it will facilitate connections between passengers and other trains and buses at different stations.
Moreover, In under four hours, the Vande Bharat Express—one of India’s quickest trains—can travel from Thiruvananthapuram to Kasargod. The train has air conditioning, Wi-Fi, multimedia systems, and comfy seats, among other contemporary conveniences.
Travelers frequently choose the Vande Bharat Express, and their preference is anticipated to grow with the revised schedules. If you intend to take the Vande Bharat Express, check the updated schedule before purchasing your tickets.
Railways In The Festive Season
The Indian Railways has announced several special trains to satisfy the anticipated demand. These trains will serve some of the busiest lines in the nation, such as those that go to the northeast and east.
As of right now, Delhi to Varanasi, Katra, Amb Andaura (Himachal Pradesh), Ajmer, Dehradun, and Rani Kamlapati (Bhopal) are served by six regular Vande Bharat Express trains. Since all of these trains only operate six days a week, rakes for special trains are always in plentiful supply.