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Vande Bharat Express: Train 18 Schedule, Route & Ticket Details

Tickets for the Vande Bharat Express, India's fastest train, are sold out for the next 10 days, railways said on Monday, 18 February. The train is 121 percent booked for Tuesday, 112 percent for Wednesday, 109 percent for Friday and 114 percent for Saturday, officials said.

Similarly, from 24 February to 3 March, the train is booked 104 percent on an average.
Train 18, which was recently rechristened Vande Bharat Express, was flagged off by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday, 15 February, from New Delhi Railway Station in the national capital.

The train had developed a snag on its return journey from Varanasi to Delhi on Saturday, hours after its inaugural run. Sources told  that officials worked all day to fix the problem emanating from a charging cable malfunction which affected the train's wheels and braking system.

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