Thursday, January 24, 2013

Don't miss Railway’s tableau of ‘Air Conditioned Double Decker’ in Republic Day parade

On 64th Republic day (2013, Jan 26) parade, railways are going to showcase Air Conditioned Double Decker as tableau (theme: More coach per coach).

"Indigenously designed, developed and manufactured Air conditioned double decker train was introduced for the first time between Howrah and Dhanbad. Now, an improved design of such train has been developed and its services between Jaipur and Delhi and Ahemdabad and Mumbai have been introduced. Such services are also planned between Habibganj-Indore and Chennai-Bangalore in near future. AC double decker train with improved passenger friendly design is having capacity of 120 passengers per coach".

- Ministry of Railways, Government of India

When they will have a tableau for high speed rail and train? 

Belgium's HSL-1 (186 mph)
Italian ETR 500 (190 mph)
Eurostar (199 mph)
Spanish AVE Talgo-350 (205mph)
Taiwan THSR 700T (208mph)
South Korea's KTX 2 (219mph)
France's TGV Réseau (199mph-236mph)
Shangai's magnetic levitation (maglev) (270mph)
Japan's Shinkansen (275mph)
Germany's Transrapid TR-09 (279mph)
Chinese CRH380A (302mph)

and our Bhopal Shatabdi 152 km/h (94 mph) at New Delhi- Agra stretch.


1. 10 fastest trains in the world - Business Insider

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