Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 10 February 2023, flagging off two Vande Bharat Express trains from Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminal.
Mumbai-Solapur and Mumbai-Shirdi Vande Bharat Express trains services has been started.
The total number of Vande Bharat Express trains running across the country has reached ten.
Maharashtra has four Vande Bharat Express trains and is also the first state in the country to have two intra-state Vande Bharat services.
During the event, the Prime Minister also inaugurated the Santacruz Chembur Link Road and Kurar underpass that will ease road congestion in Mumbai. These newly constructed arms will connect the Western Express Highway to Eastern Express Highway, thereby connecting eastern and western suburbs efficiently.