Threat to Indian Railways Train 18, India`s first engine-less train?


Threat to Indian Railways Train 18, India`s first engine-less train?

Vested interests are trying to “fail” India`s first locomotive- less train or Train 18, a top official said on Friday, adding there was nothing to worry about the glitches that occurred during a trial run.

“During the low speed trials of Train 18, a power disarray was noticed – technically called harmonics – which led to blowing up of fuses and activation of safety (systems) at (electricity) sub-stations and stalling of some locomotives in the section,” S. Mani, General Manager of Integral Coach Factory (ICF) that has manufactured the train, told IANS.

“Vested interests are trying to fail the train even before trials were completed,” he added. Read More

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