55805 New Bongaigaon - Guwahati CHILARAI PASSENGER (via. Goalpara Town) hauled by ALCo WDM3A #16873R of DLS Malda (NFR); captured in the Deepor Beel Lake, Guwahati. Please do watch the video: click here Now this train is replaced by the 75723/75724 New Bongaigaon - Guwahati - New Bongaigaon DEMU.
Yes, these 1600hp DEMU trains are built in LHB platform, they have stainless steel LHB shell on ICF bogies (wheel sets) with air spring suspension. Actually, better to call a hybrid LHB. Actually, when we say DEMU (Diesel Electric Multiple Unit), many people get confused with the term "Diesel Electric", actually Diesel Electric is the transmission, not the traction it is denoting :-) No,... more...
for electric traction, you need either EMU or MEMU trains, not DEMU or DHMU.
Diesel se Generator chalta hai, Generator se Electricity produce hota hai usse Traction motors ko power milta hai isliye DEMU naam hai. BTW Pneumatic suspension to ICF Sub-urban EMU rakes me bhi saalo se hai.
Apr 16 2017 (08:12) Loco Tag: MLDT/WDM-3A/16517R added by Abhinav Phangcho Choudhury~/200885
Apr 16 2017 (08:12) Station Tag: Guwahati/GHY added by Abhinav Phangcho Choudhury~/200885
Apr 16 2017 (08:12) Station Tag: Kamakhya Junction/KYQ added by Abhinav Phangcho Choudhury~/200885
Apr 16 2017 (08:12) Station Tag: Goalpara Town/GLPT added by Abhinav Phangcho Choudhury~/200885
Apr 16 2017 (08:12) Station Tag: New Bongaigaon Junction/NBQ added by Abhinav Phangcho Choudhury~/200885
Apr 16 2017 (08:12) Station Tag: Azara/AZA added by Abhinav Phangcho Choudhury~/200885
Apr 16 2017 (08:12) Train Tag: New Bongaigaon - Guwahati DEMU/75723X added by Abhinav Phangcho Choudhury~/200885
Wish you a very happy birthday #INDIAN_RAILWAYS !!! 16th April, 1853 - The first train from Boribander (Mumbai CST) to Thane; and the journey continues ........ Keeping in connection, I am sharing the link of a beautiful ALCo hauled train through the picturesque location in NFR: click here
Apr 08 2017 (07:14) Train Tag: New Bongaigaon Jn-Guwahati Chilarai Passenger/55805 added by Abhinav Phangcho Choudhury~/200885
Great news friends ! Finally, some of the trains of Lumding and Rangiya Divisions will be replaced by Diesel Electric Multiple Unit (DEMU) trainsets. Following trains will be converted to DEMU: 1. 55805 / 55806 New Bongaigaon - Guwahati - New Bongaigaon CHILARAI Passenger (via. Goalpara) will be replaced by 75723/75724 NBQ-GHY-NBQ DEMU. 2.... more...
55815 / 55816 Guwahati - Haibargaon - Guwahati KOPILI FAST PASSENGER will be replaced by 75727/75728 GHY-HBN-GHY DEMU. 3. 55607/55608 Guwahati - Silghat Town - Guwahati Passenger will be replaced by 75729/75730 GHY-SHTT-GHY DEMU. Trial run of the DEMU service: click here
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