India's 1st engineless train 'Train 18' conducts trial run successfully

Last Updated: November 19, 2018

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India's 1st engineless train 'Train 18' conducts trial run successfully

India's 1st engineless train 'Train 18' conducts trial run successfully

19 November 2018 Current Affairs: India's first indigenously developed engineless train "Train 18" on November 18 successfully conducted its first trial run on tracks at Moradabad-Rampur section of Northern Indian Railways.
The train comprises of as many as 16 coaches including the driving coach.
According to Railways, the train was made to run at three different speeds of 30 kilometers per hour (Km/hr), 50 Km/hr and 60 Km/hr respectively. The maximum speed of the "Train 18" is 220 Km/hr.
Integral Coach Factory (ICF) in Chennai rolled out Train 18, a semi-high speed train on October 29 to replace the classic Shatabdi Express.

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