ICF To Roll Out 160-kmph ‘Train 18’ Next Month

ICF To Roll Out 160-kmph ‘Train 18’ Next Month

Train 18, India’s first “engine-less” train designed to run at a speed of 160 km per hour, expected to replace the existing fleet of inter-city Shatabdi Express trains, will be rolled out of the Integral Coach Factory (ICF) here in the first week of October.

Railways to re-float $US 415.5m Global Tender for inter-city EMUs

Railways to re-float $US 415.5m Global Tender for inter-city EMUs

NEW DELHI: Indian Railways (IR) plans in mid-April to re-float a global tender for a Rs 27bn ($US 415.5m) contract to manufacture 15 inter-city EMUs in collaboration with a foreign partner, after the Stadler-Medha consortium emerged as the sole qualified bidder after technical bids were opened for the original tender on February 6. India’s Department … Continue reading “Railways to re-float $US 415.5m Global Tender for inter-city EMUs” …

At 176 Kmph, These Two Upcoming Trains May Be India’s Fastest Ever!

At 176 Kmph, These Two Upcoming Trains May Be India’s Fastest Ever!

These two new trains, ‘Train 18’ and ‘Train 20,’ currently in the process of development at the Integral Coach Factory (ICF) in Chennai, will be the fastest in India, running up to a maximum speed of 176 km per hour. Gatimaan Express, which is India’s fastest running train, has a maximum speed of 160 km per hour.