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India’s Locally Made high Speed Train Breaks Down On First Trip After Launch

Nwogbunyama Emeka

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india's high speed train breaks down after launch

india's high speed train breaks down after launch

The semi high-speed train that was locally built in India has been reported to have broken down on its way back to New Delhi from Varanasi in northern Uttar Pradesh, just a day after it was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. It was just making its first trip.

“There seems to be disruption [possibly due to] cattle run over. It wasn’t a scheduled commercial run,” Reuters partner ANI said in a tweet citing the railways ministry.

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The train eventually reached New Delhi and will resume a commercial run from Sunday, said the tweet.





The Vande Bharat Express can run up to a maximum speed of 180 km/hour (110mph).

 





Emeka is a Contributor at Autojosh. A graduate of Electrical/Electronic Engineering with a B.Eng degree. Emeka is a car enthusiast who is interested in traveling, writing, movies and driving. He also loves drinking garri with cold water.

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