New technology enables Indian Railways to reduce noise, add extra seats for passengers


New technology enables Indian Railways to reduce noise, add extra seats for passengers

A new technology adopted by the Indian Railways hopes to revolutionise its operations and make room for more passengers, Live Mint has reported. The rail authorities have gone full throttle in employing the Head On Generation (HOG) technology, which, they believe, would be beneficial in more ways than one.

Rajesh Agarwal, a member of Rolling Stock, said that the Indian Railways will likely change all the Linke Hofmann Busch (LHB) coaches into the HOG system. This conversion would be processed within a year.

In 2017, the rail authorities had decided to shift from ICF technology to LHB. All the LHB coaches being manufactured now, by modifying the electrical system, are being made compatible with HOG technology. Read more

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