Great news! Travel time on Rajdhani Express trains to reduce by an hour – thanks to new Indian Railways step


Great news! Travel time on Rajdhani Express trains to reduce by an hour – thanks to new Indian Railways step

Indian Railways eyes faster Rajdhani Express train services! Soon, time taken by Rajdhani Express trains to complete a journey will be reduced with a new ‘Make in India’ technology.

By using an engine each in the front and rear of Rajdhani Express trains, travel time is likely to be reduced by at least an hour, states a PTI report Usually, these premium trains run with one engine. The model involving the push and pull mode has been successfully tried on a commercial run of the Delhi-Mumbai Rajdhani Express, on 1 February 2019. This resulted in reduced travel time by 106 minutes, the report said.

An official was quoted in the report saying that the project is totally ‘Make in India’, utilizing indigenous rolling stock without any additional cost. Moreover, it will also provide all the deliverables such as enhanced speed Read More

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