Piyush Goyal to inaugurate track maintenance machines today

Piyush Goyal to inaugurate track maintenance machines today

Union Minister for Railway Piyush Goyal will on Thursday inaugurate track maintenance and renewal machines, made under ‘Make in India’ innitiative, here.

Indian Railways will introduce three 09-3X Dynamic Tamping Express machines, One Ballast Cleaning Machine, and One Points and Crossing Tamping Machine in the existing fleet 883 track maintenance/renewal machines, for the upkeep of track to ensure safety and mobility.

Indian Railways currently have a fleet of 883 track maintenance machines; out of which, 870 were there as on March 31, 2018 and 13 track machines were added up to June. Five track machines would be added soon in the maintenance fleet of Indian Railways.

The 09-3X- Dynamic Tamping Express can measure pre and post track geometry, correct the track to required geometry, tamp three sleepers simultaneously, stabilize, and measure post tamping track parameters under load to ensure the quality of work done. Read More

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