Talgo completes final run in less than 12 hours

Photo of a high-speed train Talgo.

New Delhi: The Ministry of Railways said today that much-awaited high-speed train Talgo completed its final trail run in less than 12 hours.

Spanish-made Talgo high-speed train completed its last Delhi-Mumbai final trial run in less than 12 hours.

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A senior official of the railways told media persons: “The train left from New Delhi at 2.45 p.m. and reached Mumbai in 11 hours 42 minutes-two minutes ahead of its scheduled time.”

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu congratulated the railways team and wrote: “A major achievement for our team. We are working on increasing speed, reducing travel time using innovative means.”

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The Railway Ministry took to twitter to share the news of the successful trial run of Talgo and said: “In a big boost to IR’s dreams of semi-high (speed), Talgo’s train completed Delhi-Mumbai Rajdhani route trial in less than 12 hours.”

 

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