Talgo Train:Experimental Run In India

Date: May 31, 2016

rajdhani areilly mumbai bullet train

Indian Railways started trial run of Talgo train.TALGO is an acronym of Tren Articulado Ligero Goicoechea Oriol, Goicoechea-Oriol. It is lightest and fastest mode of transportation.It consumes less energy of 30% and consists of Nine Coaches.It have  two Executive Class cars, four Chair Cars, a cafe and a power car.One very special feature is that he train moves on the curved tracks without deceleration of speed.Talgo aluminium coaches are imported from Barcelona and harboured at Mumbai port.

zThe first trial is conducted Between Bareilly and Moradabad in Uttar Pradesh with 115 km/hr speed.The next attempt will be on Rajdhani route between Mathura and Palwal.Talgo forecasts and reducing the time of Delhi-Mumbai from 17 hours to 12 hours