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Posted: Nov 09 2016 (19:24)
Last Response: Nov 09 2016 (21:00)
Other NewsNov 09 2016 (17:31) Former Board Member ‘signals’ pitfalls for running Highspeed Trains
Yuva Rahul^~ 103 news posts
Mumbai: The Railways is upbeat about running high-speed trains like the Spanish Talgo and Rajdhani between Mumbai and Delhi at a speed of 160 kilometres per hour (kmph), but Chandrika Prasad, a former Railway Board member, has warned of pitfalls for running trains at high speed (160-200kmph) on the Mumbai-Delhi section. In the latest issue of a railway industry magazine, Mr Prasad has said that to run high-speed trains, signalling needs to be upgraded. There are 495 speed-killing curves on the tracks between the Mumbai and Delhi section.
Sources also said that Mr Prasad has given suggestions on upgraded signalling to the railway ministry. However, when contacted, Mr Prasad refused to comment on the issue and said, “I have highlighted it in...
Nov 09 2016 (19:24)
For Better Managed Indian Railways~ 1933 blog posts
Running faster 160kmphand above on the present Indian tracks say NDLS-KOTA-BRC-BCT is basically impractical today because
(1) the track is super saturated saturated, and few 160kmph trains on the route shall badly affect the running of other trains SF/Passenger/Freight.
(2) Due to a large number of curves (whopping 495 as reported i.i. one curve every 2.7km), the train shall hardly touch its top speed for much less than 50% of its run
Nov 09 2016 (21:00)
Kishor*^~ 4580 blog posts 123 correct pred (63% accurate)
Are public money for wasting ?
If they are putting cart before horse, how can whole country run...
"Mr Prasad has said that to run high-speed trains, signalling needs to be upgraded. There are 495 speed-killing curves on the tracks between the Mumbai and Delhi section."
If signalling is not upgraded the High-speed trains are dangerous....
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