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Posted: Nov 08 2016 (10:22)
Last Response: Nov 08 2016 (18:29)
IR Press ReleaseNov 08 2016 (10:21) MANUFACTURING OF 200 KMPH SPEED COACHES BEGINS AT RAIL COACH FACTORY, KAPURTHALA
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RCF Kapurthala has started the manufacturing ofcoaches to run at a speed of 200-km per hour . This initiative is as per the proposal which was announced by Hon’ble Minister of Railways, Sh. Suresh Prabhu in 2015-16’s Rail Budget.
The new initiative involves the manufacturing a rake of 20 coaches which comprises 14 AC Chair Cars, 03 Executive Chair Cars and 03 Power cars. At present manufacturing of 04 coaches (02 Executive Chair Cars and 02 AC Chair Cars ) is on the way at RCF. These coaches of Alstom –LHB configuration , are upgraded with stainless steel brake disc, sintered pads and electro-pneumatically assisted brake system. Plug Type Entrance Door like Metro Train coaches have been introduced in these coaches...
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Nov 08 2016 (18:09)
For Better Managed Indian Railways~ 1933 blog posts
Where are the railway tracks for 200kmph operation??
LHB coaches were acquired 2 decades ago, and it was touted that they are capable of 200kmph where as Faster trains were operating at 130kmph(Exc. BPL Shatabdi doing 140kmph in NDL-AGC section).
Today also the situation is same 130kmph (Exc. Gatiman/BPL Shatabdi doing 160/150kmph in NDL-AGC section)
All the huge expenditure due to LHB coaches (...
Nov 08 2016 (18:18)
Venkat వెంకట్ 2741 blog posts
very nicely put up the points. Many LHB trains given slow TT and running vacant. Today i have seen SC-SHM AC express at VSKP current availability in 3A 451 seats...Over all around 600 seats empty.
Its given VSKP-SHM 15 hrs 15 min where as ICF coaches non AC exp Tpty-src given 13 hr 30 min between vskp-src.
Here this SC-SHM is all AC train with LHB coaches going at 57 kmph avg speed where non AC ICF train going at 64 kmph. So whats the use of more speed trains when...
Nov 08 2016 (18:29)
©The Dark Lord™~ 6589 blog posts
Do we have tracks that can withstand 200km/hr running LHB coaches? If not then what's the benefit of developing 200 km/he LHB coaches. Current 180 capable coaches can't even run at their potential speed bcoz of fragile P-way and here Railways is working on 200 capable coaches!! This what we call uttered nonsense.
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