'Dense fog' delays Vande Bharat Express by 1.25 hours on first commercial run

India's first semi high-speed train, the Vande Bharat Express was delayed by more than an hour each way during its first commercial run, officials said on Monday. The delay was due to dense fog, they said. The train which was flagged off by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on February 15 was delayed by 1.25 hours while travelling from Delhi to Varanasi on Sunday. On its return journey, it was delayed by 1.48 hours, officials said.

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