K’taka to get 2nd Vande Bharat train in July: Union Minister

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Hubballi (Karnataka), June 1 (IANS) Union Minister for Mine, Coal and Parliamentary Affairs Pralhad Joshi announced on Thursday in Hubballi that the state will get a second Vande Bharat Express train in July, which will run between Bengaluru and Dharwad.

Joshi stated that he had spoken to the Minister for Railways, Ashwini Vaishnaw in this regard. “All preparations for running the super fast train are complete. The Union railway minister has given assurance to inaugurate the new train by July,” he added.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi had inaugurated the first Vande Bharat Express train between Mysuru and Chennai. This was the first Vande Bharata train in south India.

The people have expressed their happiness over the new train between Bengaluru and Dharwad as it connects north Karnataka with state capital Bengaluru.

“The people of twin cities — Hubballi and Dharwad — can experience the much sought after finest rail service after the introduction of the Vande Bharat train,” Pralhad Joshi stated.

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