Railways to unveil 200 kmph coaches


Gearing up to run trains at higher speed, railways will this month unveil modern coaches equipped with automatic sliding doors and electro-pneumatically assisted brake system to assist in operating at 200 kmph speed.

Manufactured at the Rail Coach Factory (RCF) in Kapurthala, the first consignment of four high speed coaches – two AC chair cars and two Executive Class – are being readied to travel to the capital before March, said a senior Railway Ministry official, report agencies

Each coach is estimated to cost about Rs 3.25 crore as against the Rs 2.5 crore for the normal coach.

The official said the coaches are equipped with latest technology like stainless steel brake disc, sintered pads and electro-pneumatically assisted brake system to run at a higher speed.


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