The architect of Train 18 and Southern Railway’s Principal Chief Mechanical Engineer (PCME) Shubhranshu has called for a working environment that is “free from fear, suspicion and inter-departmental conflicts” to deliver Vande Bharat Express trains to the nation as desired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
India’s first engine-less semi high-speed train, Vande Bharat (Train 18), has achieved a great achievement. This train runs at a speed of 104 km/hour between Ghaziabad and Allahabad, which is termed to be the average highest speed in India, reports Zee Biz.
In a big setback for the Indian Railways’ plan to induct over Vande Bharat Express trains from Integral Coach Factory (ICF), Chennai in a span of three years, the supplier of crucial three phase insulated gate bipolar transistors (IGBT) propulsion system has backed out, reports Times of India.
You may soon be able to travel to New Delhi on Train 18, India’s first-semi high speed train. The Indian Railways is likely to introduce Train 18 or the Vande Bharat Express on the Bandra Terminus-New Delhi route and it will be operated by Western Railway (WR).
India’s first high-speed train — the Vande Bharat Express or better known as Train 18 — is eliciting a good response from people as in the past three months, over 1.60 lakh passengers have embarked on the trip between Varanasi and New Delhi.
Integral Coach Factory (ICF), a firm that makes railway coaches, is planning on developing Train 19 which will be a sleeper version of Train 18. Also known as the Vande Bharat Express, Train 18 is the inspiration behind Train 19.
The demand for coaches of India’s state-of-the-art ‘Train 18’ from some Southeast Asian and South American countries will be considered after meeting the domestic need, a Railway Board member said Tuesday.
A modified Train-18, the original version of which is already in service with the Indian Railways as Vande Bharat Express, and between Delhi and Varanasi, may soon replace the Rajdhani Express, Financial Express has reported.
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Cheer for railway passengers, second Train 18 also called the Vande Bharat Express to be rolled out soon. The second self-propelled semi-high speed Train 18 will have more ‘Made in India’ components.