Prime Minister Narendra Modi flags off India’s First Semi High Speed Train, “Vande Bharat Express”

Date of Post: 15 Feb, 2019 Prime Minister Narendra Modi has today flagged off the maiden run of India's first Semi High Speed Train, "Vande Bharat Express" on New Delhi-Kanpur-Allahabad-Varanasi route. Vande Bharat Express can run up to a maximum speed of 160 kmph and has travel classes like Shatabdi…

Work on Semi-High Speed Rail corridor between Thiruvananthapuram and Kasaragod to begin next year

Date of Post: 4 Feb, 2019 Thiruvananthapuram: The work on the proposed semi-high speed rail corridor between Thiruvananthapuram and Kasaragod will commence next year, Finance Minister Thomas Isaac announced in the 2019-20 Kerala budget presented on 31.01.2019. More Information: The 515-km elevated corridor is estimated to cost Rs 55,000 crore. High…

India’s First ‘Train 18’ sets new record, crosses 180 kmph speed limit during test run

Date of Post: 03 Dec, 2018 New Delhi: India's first indigenously developed semi-high speed train, known as Train 18, breached the 180 kmph speed limit during a test run on Sunday, a senior railway official said. Manufactured at Integral Coach Factory (ICF) in Chennai, when this Rs 100-crore train is…

Indigenously Developed Semi-High Speed Train ‘Train 18’ Likely to Start Operating by December 15

Date of Post: 21 Nov, 2018 New Delhi: Train 18 - the country's first indigenously developed semi-high speed train - is likely to start operating by December 15, a senior railway ministry official said. Currently, the train is undergoing trials in Moradabad. The official said,"Train 18 will run at a…

First Trial run of “Train 18” successfully conducted on Moradabad-Rampur section

Date of Post: 19 Nov, 2018 New Delhi: The first trial run of indigenously developed engineless train, the "Train 18" was successfully conducted on tracks at Moradabad-Rampur section of Northern Railways on Sunday morning. During the trial run, the train was made to run at different speeds and its breaking…
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