As a Diwali gift to its passengers, the Indian Railways is planning to run a faster Rajdhani Express on the Delhi-Mumbai line that will cover the distance of 1,377 kms in less than 13 hours and 30 minutes.
According to official letter accessed by India.com, the 18 Linke Hofmann Busch (LBH) coaches train will run at the maximum speed of 150 kmph. The train will originate from Hazrat Nizamuddin in Delhi and terminate at Bandra/Mumbai Central. The train would have a stoppage of 8-10 minutes at Ratlam fir operational purposes only — for change if crew and watering of trains.
The train would run at the maximum speed of 150 kmph between Hazrat Nizamuddin and Mathura and at 130 kmph from Mathura to Bandra/Mumbai Central. The 18 LBH coaches will comprise of an FAC (fuel adjustment component), 3 ACCW, 1 pantry car, 2 power cars and 11 ACCNs. Read More…
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