Integral Coach Factory (ICF) Flags Off First Stainless Steel Bodied MEMU (Mainline Electrical Multiple Unit) With 3 Phase On-board Electrics

Integral Coach Factory (ICF) Flags Off First Stainless Steel Bodied MEMU (Mainline Electrical Multiple Unit) With 3 Phase On-board Electrics

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Date of Post: 30 June, 2018

Chennai: Integral Coach Factory flagged off its first stainless Steel Bodied MEMU (Mainline Electrical Multiple Unit) with 3-Phase On-board Electrics. “ICF has now rolled out eight car MEMU train set for the first time with n board state-of-the-art indigenous 3-phase AC propulsion system and stainless steel body,” it said.

The passengers amenities in all coaches include-

  • CCTV
  • GPS based Passenger Information System (PIS)
  • Passenger Address System (PAS) for train related information
  • Stainless steel modular toilets with bio-retention for durability and preventing spillage on tracks
  • LED lighting for better lumination and energy conservation
  • Stainless steel luggage rake
  • Fibre Reinforced Plastic (FRP) interiors for better aesthetics
  • Cushioned seats

More Information:

  • ICF said in a release, the traction system is energy efficient and provides improved acceleration and braking performance and (the rakes) are therefore faster compared to the conventional locomotive hauled passenger train services.
  • The total passengers carrying capacity of this MEMU rake is 2,402 and it can clock a maximum speed of 110 Kmph, it said.
  • The coaches have been allotted by the Railway Board to South East Central Railway (SECR), Bilaspur.

Author:

Deepak Kumar is a part of the content team of Rail Analysis India as a writer and analyst .
His focus is on new initiatives on the Railway Sector of India . 
Please reach us at editor@railanalysis.com for more information


 

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