ICF to roll out AC EMU train with similar features as Train 18

According to a report, the AC EMU train has 12 cars. It is equipped with under slung propulsion system. Its alternative coaches are motorised, while each coach uses a new generation bogies. Continue Reading

Train 18 on right track, says Railways

The railways Friday sought to downplay reports that the newly launched first locomotive-less train in the country – ‘Train 18’ – had developed glitches, saying they were minor and such issues were a routine occurrence during the trial phase of any train. Continue Reading

On track

In a moment of pride for India in general and Chennai in particular, it has been announced that the Indian Railways will export the first, state-of-the-art, swanky and modern Diesel Electric Multiple Units train rake to Sri Lanka in a week, while it was also revealed that orders are expected from Bangladesh soon. Continue Reading

ICF dispatches 78 coaches in five variants to Lanka

Not a long time has passed since the Integral Coach Factory (ICF) launched the much awaited Train 18 which went on to receive laurels from millions across India. Now ICF has dispatched an ingeniously built Diesel Electric Multiple Units (DEMU) to Sri Lanka on Monday. Continue Reading

Engine-less Train 18 rolled out; Train 20 next

India’s first engine-less semi-high speed train – “Train 18” – was rolled out Monday by the Integral Coach Factory (ICF) here and will eventually replace the Shatabdi Express for inter-city travel. Continue Reading

ICF redesigns LHB coaches to help disabled passengers

In a move to accommodate more differently-abled passengers, engineers at the Integral Coach Factory (ICF) have redesigned the Linke Hofmann Busch (LHB) coaches. Continue Reading