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Sizeable reduction in air traffic, fares after launch of Vande Bharat trains: Report

With the launch of Vande Bharat trains, there was a drastic discount of 10-20 per cent in air visitors and a drop in airfares by 20 to 30 per cent, in accordance with stories quoting Central Railway as saying.

“During this period the average occupancy of children (1-14 years) was around 5% while transgenders contributed to 4.5% of the total passengers in Vande Bharat. As per the industry estimate, there has been a drastic fall of 10-20% in air traffic and a drop in airfares by 20%-30% after the launch of Vande Bharat trains,” Shivraj Manaspure, chief PRO, Central Railway (CR) quoted as saying by HT.

Vande Bharat Categorical is an indigenously designed semi-high-speed self-propelled practice set of 16 coaches. The practice reaches a velocity of 160 kmph in simply 140 seconds and offers higher driving consolation for passengers.

The practice has a management administration system for monitoring air-conditioning and each coach is fitted with passenger data and an infotainment system.

Fitted with computerized plug doorways with sliding footsteps and touch-free sliding doorways inside coaches, the practice is supplied with aeroplane-like bio-vacuum bathrooms.

The practice can be geared up with ‘kavach’, a practice collision avoidance system.



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