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.

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.”

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.”