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.

Railways says modern coaches will prevent derailments

Railways says modern coaches will prevent derailments

A day after eight conventional coaches of Mahakaushal Express derailed in Uttar Pradesh, the railways on Friday said it is committed to provide safe journey to passengers and is making all efforts to proliferate modern Linke Hofmann Busch (LHB) coaches in trains.