PM Modi flagged off the Guwahati-New Jalpaiguri Vande Bharat Express in Assam.
- Prime Minister Narendra Modi will flag off Assam’s first Vande Bharat Express through video conferencing in Guwahati on 29 May at 12 noon. The train will connect Guwahati to New Jalpaiguri.
- On regular days, the train will start from Guwahati at 4:30 PM and reach New Jalpaiguri at 10 PM. It will work on all days except Tuesday.
- There will be a saving of about one hour in travel time as compared to the existing fastest train connecting the two places. The new service will cover a distance of 411 kms.
- The Vande Bharat Express will cover the journey between Guwahati and New Jalpaiguri in five hours 30 minutes, while the current fastest train takes six hours 30 minutes to cover the same.
Qns : What is the total distance between Assam’s first Vande Bharat Express Guwahati and New Jalpaiguri?
(A) 300 kms
(B) 350 kms
(C) 411 kms
(D) 500 kms
Ans : (C) 411 kms