180 km per hour – Indian Railways successfully conducts trial of new AC coaches

Indian Railways has successfully conducted speed trials of the new AC-2 tier LHB coach. The new coach clocked 180 kilometer per hour speed. The trial was conducted in Nagda-Kota-Sawai Madhopur section.

The Ministry of Railways also shared a video of the same in which the speedometer can be clearly seen touching the 180 kmph mark and the train passing the various marks with lightning speed.

Accordingto a senior railway official of West Central Railway(WCR),” The trials were conducted to check the various aspects of the coach and its compliance with the Europen standards.”

” Indian Railways has carried out more than 60 speed trials of various coaches and locomotives in the WCR in the Nagda-Kota-Sawai Madhopur section whose total length is around 350 km and till date around 8900 kms speed trail has been conducted in this section,” the railway official told Mint.

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