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Things to know about Kerala’s first Vande Bharat Express

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Thiruvananthapuram to Kasaragod Its name is Kerala Vande Bharat Express. The inaugural Vande Bharat Express for Kerala has arrived. The new Vande Bharat Express is the first for the state and the 16th in all of India.

The train would go from Thiruvananthapuram to Kasargod, stopping in 11 different districts along the way: Kollam, Kottayam, Ernakulam, Thrissur, Palakkad, Pathanamthitta, Malappuram, Kozhikode, Kannur, and Kasargod.

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This is a fantastic choice for those who want to visit Kerala’s interior.
Eight hours and five minutes are needed to get from Kasaragod to Thiruvananthapuram Central. Previously, Rajdhani took 10 hours and 45 minutes to travel the same distance. One expects that the new train will save time while also being much more comfortable.

The Kasaragod – Thiruvananthapuram Central – Kasaragod Vande Bharat Express is the train’s official name. You will pay INR 1520 for your train ticket from Kasaragod to Thiruvananthapuram Central, including INR 308 for catering costs. The tariff for Executive Class is INR 2815, which includes INR 369 for catering costs.

From Thiruvananthapuram Central to Kasaragod, the train fare is once again different. You will pay INR 1590 in the Chair Car, which includes INR 379 in catering fees, and INR 2880 in the Executive Class, which includes INR 434 in catering fees.

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If passengers don’t wish to include catering, the fare will be minus the catering charges.

The new train service will be available on all days except Thursdays.

Article Courtesy @TimesofIndia

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