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Showing posts with label Vande Bharat. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Vande Bharat. Show all posts

Tuesday, January 9, 2024

Comparison among Vande Bharat, Namo Bharat, Amrit Bharat

 Comparison among Trishakti Bharat Trains 



AC or

Non AC

MPS - Maximum Permissible Speed




Namo Bharat

Non AC

160 KMs Per Hour


1435 mm

Short Distances - Less than 200 KMs

Return to Originating point on same day like Local Trains

Local/Regional Trains, Sitting accommodation only, RRTS (Regional Rapid Transit System) Corridor between Delhi & Meerut, Push-Pull technology Loco, EMU (Electric Multiple Unit), 6 Coaches

Vande Bharat


160 KMs Per Hour


1656 mm

Medium Distances - 200 KMs to 800 KMs

Return to Originating point on same day

Inter City, Sitting Accommodation only,  AC Chair Car & Executive Class, 8/16 Coaches, Trainset, No Locomotive

Amrit Bharat

Non AC

130 KMs Per Hour


1656 mm

Long Distances - More than 800 KMs

Overnight journey

Sleeper & Unreserved accommodation, Push-Pull technology Loco, 2 Locomotives, Trainset, 22 Coaches

Tuesday, February 1, 2022

Train 18 - Vande Bharat

Vande Bharat - TRAIN 18

400 Vande Bharat Trains will introduced in the next 3 years (2022-25)

·         Semi High speed Intercity train 
·         Engine less train.  That means Train 18 driven by a self-propulsion module sans/without a separate locomotive.
·         Rather than being pulled by a locomotive, 'Train 18' sets are powered by traction motors fitted underneath each coach to render them self-propelled, just like metro trains.
·         Compact set/ pack of 18 coaches.  Coaches cannot be separated like in regular trains.
·         The train has 16 Passenger cars. Driver coach on both ends.
·         Developed by ICF, Chennai. MCF- Modern Coach Factory, Rae Bareli will also manufacture Train 18 in the coming days.
·         Speed - 160 kmph
·         Fully AC Train
·         Estimated cost - Rs. 100 Crores
·         Automatic doors like in Metro train.
·         Footstep in a coach's doorway slides outward only when the train stops at a station.
·         First  train18 set is named as "Vande Bharat Express" and plying between New Delhi and Varanasi.
·         Regenerative braking system - 30% savings in Electricity.