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Indian Railways New Train-19 Will Enable Delhi-Mumbai, Delhi-Kolkata in 12-14 hours

Indian Railways New Train-19 Will Enable Delhi-Mumbai, Delhi-Kolkata in 12-14 hours: Details, Features, Highlights

Indian Railways is claiming that with its new 'Train-19' it is possible to make Delhi-Mumbai and Delhi-Kolkata in 12-14 hours.

As per the Indian Railways officials, Train-19 will be a Rajdhani-style version of the successful Train 18 or Vande Bharat Express train service.

Recently, Train-18 was a win-win moment for Indian Railways, a new offering in self-propelled engine-less train travel, and the experiment was successful, and now to modify with design and manufacturing of the sleeper-version of Train 18 the new Train-19 is being introduced.

The Train-19 will be designed and manufactured at the Integral Coach Factory (ICF) Chennai, under Modi government’s ‘Make in India’ initiative.

The Train-19, in a nutshell, will be a self-propelled upgraded Rajdhani Express train service, along the lines of Humsafar Express in terms of passenger-amenities.

The Train-19 will be a state-of-the-art self-propelled train which will reduce travel time between important metro cities like Delhi-Mumbai, Delhi-Kolkata to just 12-14 hours.

Train 19 Features

1. Rajdhani, Humsafar Express style train; will not be hauled by any locomotive

2. Engine-less, self-propelled Train 19 will accelerate and decelerate faster, reducing travel time substantially

3. A comfortable world-class train journey, jerk-free ride

4. Automatic doors with sliding footsteps fully sealed gangways

5. Bullet-train style aerodynamic nose, metro-style driver cabin


 

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