Indian Railways Shatabdi Express train to be replaced? See what is in store for passengers
Indian Railways will launch Train 18 which is likely to replace Shatabdi Express, as an inter-city train. It will run at a speed of 160km/hour and is equipped with the world-class amenities. Train 18, part of 'make in India' project, is manufactured at ICF (Integral Coach Factory) in Chennai. According to ICF, it will be manufactured at half the cost of a similar train set being imported from other nations.
Train 18 which is likely to replace Shatabdi Express will have a wifi connection, and will boasts of a GPS-based passenger information system. Image source: PTI