Hydrogen Train India Announced: Making a big announcement, Union Minister Ashwini Vaishnav has said that now Vande Bharat Metro Trains will be run across the country. This train will replace the trains made in 1950 and 1960. Vande Metro train will be prepared on a large scale. The Union Minister emphasized that the middle class and the poor will get service from these Vande Bharat Metros. This means that its fare will be fixed keeping in mind the poor.
Ashwini Vaishnav said that after Vande Bharat Express, metro train will be run. The minister said that it is also being designed like Vande Bharat. It will be an indigenously built hydrogen train and it will be started in December 2023.
First Hydrogen Train India by 2023
According to the PTI report, the Union Minister said that by December 2023, the first hydrogen train India will be started in the country. The Railway Minister further said that from 2004 to 2014, under the Congress-led UPA government, the Railways is constructing 12 km of railway track per day as compared to only 4 km per day.
New technology for railways
The Union Minister said that while discussing to acquire new technologies, Railways has started a new Startup initiative. He said that if the startup idea is liked, money will be given by the Railways and that technology will be used by the Railways. Regarding privatization, the Railway Minister said that the railway will remain under the control of the government. Railways will develop Vande Bharat-3 plan in the coming days, which will have sleeper class.
Number of Vande Bharat Express is running in the country
Significantly, Vande Bharat Express trains have been started in India, so far 6 Vande Bharat Express trains have been started. Although the fare of this train is higher than other trains, but it has been equipped with modern facilities.