Shatabdi Current Affairs, GK & News

Train 18 named as Vande Bharat Express

The Indian Railways has named the indigenously manufactured Train 18 as Vande Bharat Express. The train is set to run between Delhi and Varanasi at a maximum speed of 160kmph. The 16-coach train is designed and manufactured by the Chennai-based Integral Coach Factory (ICF) at a cost of approx Rs 97 crore. It is regarded ..

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Train 18 India’s first engine-less train

India’s first engine-less train “Train 18” is set to hit the tracks for trials on October 29, which is designed and manufactured by the Chennai-based Integral Coach Factory (ICF) at a cost of Rs 100 crore. It is being regarded as a successor to the 30-year-old Shatabdi Express. The swanky 16-coach prototype without a locomotive ..

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Real-time Train Information System (RTIS) launched

Real-time Train Information System (RTIS) launched by the Indian Railways for 12 key trains. Via RTIS, passengers can entrée the precise train running information. RTIS is a GPS-based train tracking system. It was jointly developed by the Research Design and Standards Organisation (RDSO), Lucknow and Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur to conquer the restrictions ..

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