Indian Railways high-speed, engine-less train set named Train 18 (T18) will be rolled out soon. The train set is manufactured in the Integral Coach Factory, Chennai and has been named as Train 18 in consonance with 2018, the year of its production.
After being rolled out, the train set will revolutionize the railway passenger experience and take the Indian Railways to the next level. In fact, the available passenger amenities and features of Train 18 sets will not only smoothen the journey experience of the passengers but also help in improving the brand image of Indian Railways.
This self-propelled semi-speed train set which will eventually replace Shatabdi Express trains on the Indian Railways network and is designed to run at a top speed of 160 kmph.
“Earlier, we had a plan to roll out the first train by July 2018 but due to certain slippages of vendors the plan has shifted to September 2018”, says Sudhanshu Mani, General Manager of ICF. He added transmission equipment of the train is mounted below the floor. Read More