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Posted: Aug 09 2016 (12:02)
Last Response: Aug 09 2016 (12:02)
IR AffairsAug 09 2016 (11:45) dna exclusive: Spurious electric signals play havoc with AC local, cost set to escalate | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis
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The first air-conditioned local for Mumbai's suburban network, currently being tested at Central Railway's (CR) Kurla car shed, is turning out to be a disaster. The rake, which cost Rs54 crore to build, will require another few crores as it will have to be fitted with an inductor to control the undesirable "harmonics" in the rake.
Harmonics is an electrical term for spurious signals that create disturbances in electrical signals and can end up damaging control mechanisms and other software in the train.
According to sources, the order for an inductor has already...
Aug 09 2016 (12:02)
aakudev 32 blog posts 48 correct pred (70% accurate)
I think this is really a laid back attitude costing crores of rupees. Harmonics is a common term, should have been tested in the first place. End of the day public has to pay for the loss and delay through expensive tickets.
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