Train 18 Encyclopedia: 10 things about India's Fastest Train Vande Bharat Express
India's first engineless train, Vande Bharat Express, which was earlier called Train 18, will be flagged off by Prime Minister Narendra on February 15. The train will be flagged off from New Delhi Railway station. Train 18, which was recently named Vande Bharat Express by Railway Minister Piyush Goyal, has been manufactured by the Integral Coach Factory, Chennai. It became India's fastest train by hitting speeds of over 180 kmph during a trial run on a section of the Delhi-Mumbai Rajdhani route.