Ashwini Vaishnaw inspects Amrit Bharat trains Rake at New Delhi Station

After Vande Bharat, train is ready based on the push –pull technology

New Delhi, 25.12.2023– The Minister of Railways, Communications and Electronics & Information Technology,  Ashwini Vaishnaw inspected the Amrit Bharat train rake at New Delhi railway station today. Shri Vaishnaw appreciated the technology used in the newly built Amrit Bharat trains for ensuring maximum comfort to the travelling public. Amrit Bharat train is ready based on the push –pull technology. Speaking on the occasion Vaishnaw said that it has two locomotives (one at front and one at rear). Railways have tried to make the travel experience better for the passengers who used non AC coaches. Amrit Bharat trains will be flagged off by Hon’ble PM Modi very soon.

The Amrit Bharat train is a push pull train for the common man. The new train has a locomotive at each end for a “push-pull” operation which allows for faster acceleration, hence resulting in time travel being reduced. The new train from Indian Railways has several new features keeping in mind the comfort of the common man.

The non A.C. train will have twenty two coaches with 12 Second Class 3- Tier Sleeper Class, 08 General Second Class coaches and two Guard Compartments. In the Guard compartment, there is a space for ladies in one and Differently Abled passengers in another coach. Some of the important features of the train includes:
∙ Aerodynamically designed WAPS Locomotives on both ends with push pull configuration (Concentrated Power Train Set).
∙ Jerk free semi-permanent couplers. Passengers can enjoy jerk free journey now.
∙ Maximum permissible speed of 130kmph (speed potential)

∙ Control couplers on end walls for push pull operation with locos at both ends of the train.
∙ Improved design light with foldable snack table.
∙ Fully sealed gangways.
∙ Mobile charger with suitable holder and foldable bottle holder.
∙ Aesthetically pleasing and ergonomically designed seats and berth with improved color blending.
∙ Improved cushioned luggage rack.
∙ Zero discharge (FRP) modular toilets.

∙ Aerosol based fire suppression system in toilets and electrical cubicles.
∙ Radium illumination flooring strip.
∙ Faster acceleration for reduced travel time.

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