Sleeper Vande Bharat Train is getting ready at Integral Coach Factory, Chennai. Check out the Sleeper Vande Bharat Express route list, design, ticket price and launch date.
Vande Bharat Train with sleeper coach will be the game-changing for Indian railway travellers. It will provide a faster and more comfortable travel experience. On February 15, 2019, Prime Minister Narendra Modi started the first Vande Bharat Express train between New Delhi and Varanasi. This new type of train has special sleeping cabins, which is a big deal for Indian Railways. It means people can take long trips on fast trains and sleep comfortably at night. This change is expected to make more people want to travel by train and more people use the railways.
Sleeper Vande Bharat Route List
Sleeper Vande Bharat Route will cover a long distance, which will have an overnight journey. Currently, the 34 Vande Bharat Express runs in India with an AC Chair Car, which has a maximum travel time of 8 hours. All 34 Vande Bharat Express run in day time only. According to the sources, the first five routes of the Sleeper Vande Bharat Train will be New Delhi to Patna, New Delhi to Mumbai, Mumbai to Chennai, Kolkata to New Delhi and Ahmedabad to New Delhi.
Sleeper Vande Bharat Design
The design of Sleeper Vande Bharat Train is based on classic wood to give a rich and heritage look. The train has been designed in a way that seats will be more comfortable than other sleeper trains in India. The seat width will be high as compared to other trains. The Vande Bharat of sleeper train coaches also come with soft floor lighting and improved ceiling lights.
Sleeper Vande Bharat Features
The Slepper Vande Bharat Coach will have all the latest technology features like automatic door opening and closing, wider berths, brighter interiors, spacious toilets, a mini pantry, and advanced safety features. The train will take less electricity and it will be more environment friendly. The speed of Vande Bharat with sleeper coach will be 20 to 30% faster than Rajdhani Express.
Sleeper Vande Bharat Ticket Price
Sleeper Vande Bharat Ticket Price will be higher than other sleeper trains in India. As per the media reports, the ticket price of Vande Bharat with sleeper coach will be around 10% higher than premium trains like Rajdhani Express and Duranto Express. The average cost of Sleeper Vande Bharat Ticket Price will be around 25 rupees per kilometre. The ticket price will be based on the distance covered by the train. The long-distance train ticket price per kilometre is comparatively less than short distance trains.
Sleeper Vande Bharat Speed
The maximum speed of the Sleeper Vande Bharat Train will be 200 km/h. They are designed in a way so that they can reach up to 200 km/h. Indian Railway is developing the railway line so that trains can achieve maximum speed. Currently, the Vande Bharat with Chair Car coach train has reached a maximum speed of 180 km/h during the trail run, but due to lack of infrastructure, the possible speed of Vande Bharat is only 160 km/h between New Delhi and Bhopal.
Sleeper Vande Bharat Launch Date
The first Vande Bharat Train of Sleeper coach will be launched in February 2024 between New Delhi and Patna. This is likely to make train travel more appealing to passengers and increase the total number of people using the railways. The addition of Vande Bharat sleeper coaches is a big step forward for Indian Railways because it lets passengers take long trips on fast trains while sleeping comfortably at night.