Brake system of Talgo train tested


The brake system of Spanish Talgo train was tested on Thursday during its trial run between Mathura and Kosi Kalan station.

ADRM of Agra division of North Central Railway said, “Brakes were applied a couple of times in the Talgo train during its journey between Mathura and Kosi Kalan to note how much time the train takes to stop in case brake is applied before signal.”

Photo: India Times
Photo: India Times

“The distance covered after the application of brakes was also recorded,” he said, adding that the same exercise would be repeated on Friday.

After the successful launch of semi-high speed Gatimaan Express on Delhi-Agra route in April, Talgo trial is being conducted as part of Railway’s strategy to increase the speed
of trains.

Talgo train is expected to be pressed into service on Delhi-Mumbai sector. Talgo train envisages the journey between Delhi and Mumbai can be completed in about 12 hours.