Prime Minister Narendra Modi will signal the commencement of the Vande Bharat Express in Odisha today May 18.
The Puri-Howrah Vande Bharat train will take around six and a half hours to travel the 500 miles between Howrah and Puri, the home of Lord Jagannath. Starting on May 20, the Howrah-Puri-Howrah Vande Bharat Express will run regularly.
The train has two different coach types: executive chair cars and AC chairs. The cost of an AC chair on the Puri-Howrah route is 1430 rupees, including 328 rupees for catering, while the cost of an executive chair car is 2615 rupees, including 389 rupees for catering.