With the successful trials of “Train 18” the first engine-less train for long-distance travel, Piyush Goyal-led Railway Ministry has asked integral coach factory (ICF), Chennai to expedite manufacturing of more such train sets.
As per the circular issued by the Railway Board to ICF, the coach factory has to now manufacture more Train 18 sets in the current production year. Prior to this, ICF had the mandate to manufacture just one more Train 18 rake by March 2019.
according to the new circular, in a recent meeting of the Railway Board, led by Railway Minister Shri Piyush Goyal it was decided that “necessary action should be taken” for manufacturing four more Train 18 rakes in the current year. Read More