Good News For Mata Vaishno Devi Devotees: Vande Bharat Train From Delhi To Katra To Resume Operations Soon

Swarajya Staff

Oct 08, 2020, 12:18 PM | Updated 12:18 PM IST

Vande Bharat Express (@RailMinIndia/Twitter)
Vande Bharat Express (@RailMinIndia/Twitter)

In a good news for devotees of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi, the Vande Bharat express train from Delhi to Jammu and Kashmir's Katra, which was suspended in the wake of Coronavirus pandemic, will soon resume operations.

Union Minister Jitendra Singh on Thursday (8 October) said that the Vande Bharat express train from Delhi to Katra, a town near the Mata Vaishno Devi temple, will resume soon, reports Economic Times.

Singh's statement came after he discussed the issue of the resumption of the train to Katra ahead of the Navratri festival with Union Minister for Railways Piyush Goyal.

"Discussed with Railway Minister Sh @PiyushGoyal. #VandeBharatExpress train from Delhi to #KatraVaishnoDevi to resume soon. This should be a reassuring piece of information for pilgrims from across the country planning a visit to Holy shrine during #Navratri festival,” Singh, who is an MP from J&K's Udhampur, said in a tweet on Thursday.

The Delhi-Katra Vande Bharat Express train services were suspended in March after the announcement of nationwide lockdown due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

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