NEW DELHI (Metro Rail News): Research Design and Standards Organization (RDSO) unit of Indian Railways has successfully conducted a speed oscillation trial of a double-decker AC coach on July 11. The trial was conducted in the West Central Railway (WCR) zone in the Kota division on the Kota- Nagda section. The trial was conducted at a speed of 180 Kmph in the Nagda-Kota-Sawai Madhopur section.
The trials also included checking the new design of the modern LHB coaches, and the rolling stock of Indian Railways.
The West Central Railway zone shared a glimpse of the trial on its Twitter account stating,” 180 Kmph Speed Trials LHB AC Double Decker Coach. Another Feat by @wc_railway in @drmkota Division. Catch the Glimpse of the Speedometer clocking 180 Kmph in Kota – Nagda Section.”
Indian Railways plan to operate trains on the Mumbai-Delhi route at a speed of 160 kmph in the next two years and the Nagda-Kota-Sawai Madhopur section falls is a part of this route on which the trains presently run at a speed of 130 kmph.