: South Western Railway has raised serious safety
concerns over a new set of Linke Hofmann Busch coaches manufactured
by the Integral Coach Factory at Chennai.
SWR has submitted a 59-page report, a copy of which is with TOI, on
Tumlok kitne bar gaya kriya yoga express me.Speak honestly.Humlok ka kam hi train me journey karna as we are railway employees.
I am sure that after lhbfication ka bad maximum2 se 3 bar tum gaya ho
5 times to HWH after LHBfication
Once by gen class to KGP
Yes it was overcrowded
Returned to muri latest by march 2
This is a problem with bad manufacturing standards by ICF. Off late, there are increasing problems with the quality of their manufacturing, with increasing spring breakages and other issues. A serious audit needs to be done to start solving this problem.
Unfortunately, this is not a maintenance issue. It is a manufacturing issue that is causing frequent failures.
SWR is among one of the zones that does a good job with coach and rake maintenance. Their complaints need to be taken seriously.
With increasing conversion of ICF rakes to LHB, ICF seems to be cutting corners to deliver coaches faster.
Yes ....agree on this . Focus seems to be to achieve more output in lesser time with the result that quality takes a beating. Below is the link of the article which had come in December regarding record coach production in ICF.
"It was reported that the ICF has registered a record by manufacturing as many as 2,222 Linke Hofmann Busch (LHB) coaches in just a duration of eight months and 11 days in the current financial year.click here
Indian Railways is looking to construct a railway line between Rameswaram and Dhanushkodi (the starting point of Ram Setu), and a new Pamban bridge. Both the projects are expected to be complete in the next four years.
Indian Railways to construct a new Pamban bridge over the Arabian sea and bring Ram Setu on the railway map! In two separate projects that will bring cheer to Indian Railways passengers, and pilgrims in particular, the national transporter is looking to construct a railway line between Rameswaram and Dhanushkodi (the starting point of Ram Setu), and a new Pamban bridge. Both the projects are expected to be complete in the next four years. The new Pamban bridge, connecting Mandapam on the mainland and Rameswaram
Kindly remove Island Express tag.