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Posted: Dec 20 2016 (16:50)
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New Facilities/TechnologyDec 19 2016 (18:05) The long road for Talgo
For Better Managed Indian Railways~ 948 news posts
On September 11, 2016, the Spanish Talgo train completed its final trial run between Delhi and Munbai in just under 12 hours. So, is Talgo about to change the Indian railway experience?
What exactly is the deal with the Talgo train from Spain that the railways tried on its tracks- with massive media hype- between May and September? The truth is that we are as far as buying a Talgo train now as we were when the trials had not even started. On December 2, replying to a query in Parliament, minister of state for railways Rajen Gohain said it in as many words. His exact words- 'the trial was limited to assessment of timing and detailed technical assessment with regard to...
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IR needs Tan-a-tan Tracks (stronger) and not Talgo Trains.
Talgo trains are welcome after the tracks are upgraded to operate the Talgo (or other SHS trains) at 160-200kmph.
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