In a bid to extend the pace of trains, the Pune railway division is putting in German know-how ‘R 260’ railway observe system within the ongoing observe doubling work within the division
By Dheeraj Bengrut, Pune
PUBLISHED ON MAR 14, 2021 09:38 PM IST
In a bid to extend the pace of trains, the Pune railway division is putting in German know-how ‘R 260’ railway observe system within the ongoing observe doubling work within the division.
The brand new know-how will likely be used on the Pune-Satara route the place the doubling work is underway.
This new know-how tracks are being made on the Bhilai metal plant of the Metal Authority of India (SAI).
The tracks are stronger and high quality clever higher than the sooner tracks which have been utilized by railways. So, it might be helpful sooner or later to run the double decker items transport trains on these tracks.
The Indian Railways obtain the availability of railway tracks from the SAI commonly. For a sooner pace, the standard of tracks can be equally necessary.
At the moment in India, UTS 90 and 80 qualities are used on which the trains are working. The brand new R 260 high quality tracks are made from alloy.
“Within the ongoing railway observe doubling work in Pune railway division new German know-how of R 260 tracks are going for use. These tracks are 260 metres lengthy and are of higher high quality than the sooner tracks,” stated S Patil, deputy chief engineer in Pune railway division.
As soon as the pace of the trains is elevated, it can definitely scale back the journey time of passengers.
“It’s good to listen to that railways are shifting in the direction of new and upgraded know-how for the protection and good thing about passengers. On the similar time, they need to take care of bills and shouldn’t inflate the passenger’s journey ticket,” stated Kalapana Jambhale, a daily passenger.
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