Train Reaches 100 KMPH Speed In First-Ever Trial Run On Western Dedicated Freight Corridor

Train Reaches 100 KMPH Speed In First-Ever Trial Run On Western Dedicated Freight Corridor

Moving a step forward towards commissioning the Western Dedicated Freight Corridors (DFC), the Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India Ltd recently carried out the first trial run of an Indian Railways locomotive on the 190 km stretch of the corridor’s Ateli-Phulera section. The locomotive reached the maximum speed of 100 kmph during the trial, covering the distance in 3 hours and 52 minutes.

“A locomotive was run on the western corridor between Ateli and Phulera, falling in Mahendragarh district of Haryana and Jaipur district of Rajasthan. During the trial run, the locomotive attained a speed of 100 kmph”, said the statement issued by Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation (DFCC).

The section on which the trial was conducted had 10 viaducts and major bridges, 127 minor bridges, one rail fly over and 118 route under bridges. The DFC has six stations and two junctions. Read More…

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