Railroads held a trial of a train at a speed of around 165 kmph on the Delhi-Agra route. It hopes to achieve a semi-rapid administration between the two destinations in November.
Furnished with an electric train of 5400 HP, the train started its test trial at 10 am on Thursday from New Delhi station. With PK Vajpayee, Divisional Railway Managers (DRM) of Delhi & Agra Divisions & other senior authorities required with the semi-rapid task on board.
RPF workforce moved along the way to guarantee that the trial run goes off quickly. There are around 16-speed limitation ranges & bends on the Delhi-Agra route which are being done well to improve the speed, he said.
As of now, the Bhopal Shatabdi keeps running at paces of up to a most extreme of 150 kmph on that course.
The train would come as an aid for travelers going by Taj Mahal as the travel time amongst Delhi & Agra required to come down to half an hour from the present 120 minutes.
The state transporter is making the semi-rapid train. The first of its kind in the railroads- operational using its particular assets.
It evaluated that an expense of Rs 15 crore would bring about to make the track prepared for the semi-fast prepare. Said a senior Railway Ministry official required with the task.
There will surround for a range of 28 km along the track amongst Delhi & Agra to avoid interference & guarantee speed.
After the Delhi to Agra administration. Railways will run comparative trains for Kanpur and Chandigarh from the national capital.