Your journey on the Delhi-Mumbai Rajdhani Express will soon get shorter! The Western Railway zone of Indian Railways is planning to implement the ‘push and pull’ method in order to boost the speed of the Delhi-Mumbai Rajdhani Express, hence reducing the total travel time by more than an hour.
This is a first-of its kind initiative, as this technique is usually deployed for freight trains. It is the first time that it will be adopted for passenger trains. The enhanced speed means that the Rajdhani Express plying from Hazrat Nizamuddin to Bandra Terminus that currently takes over 15 hours to travel between the two cities, may just take 14 hours!
Ravinder Bhakar, Chief Public Relations Officer of WR told Financial Express Online that the Delhi-Mumbai Rajdhani Express train will be hauled by the ‘push and pull’ technology where two new engines will be attached. Read More