by Jeff Smith
Vande Bharat Express completes maiden Mumbai-Madgaon run in 9:30 hrs, reaches destination 24 minutes before schedule
The Mumbai-Madgaon (Goa) Vande Bharat Express train on Wednesday completed its maiden commercial run in 9.30 hours and reached the destination nearly 30 minutes before its scheduled arrival. Notably, the semi-high-speed Madgaon (Goa)-Mumbai Vande Bharat Express was flagged off virtually from Bhopal by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday. The had train completed its inaugural run on the Goa-Mumbai route, a distance of nearly 600 km, in 10:15 hours.
The Mumbai-Madgaon Vande Bharat Express departed two minutes late from CSMT in Mumbai at 5:32 am on Wednesday. It reached Madgaon station at 3.06 pm, 24 minutes ahead of its scheduled arrival, officials said.