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Exclusive Pics: Wow! This Train 18's 'little sister' is 'faster' than Rajdhani, Shatabdi Express; More features here

Dec 10, 2018, 10:35 AM IST

Indian Railways subsidiary Integral Coach Factory (ICF), Chennai, has built a Train 18-like new electric train with higher passenger capacity. The train, which will be run for intra-city service, will have features like Train 18. A railway official has even termed the new train as Train 18's 'little sister'. It can run at the speed of 130 km/hour. The average speed of Rajdhani, Shatabdi Express trains is around 90km/hr

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1. Regenerative braking

1. Regenerative braking

The  Electrical Multiple Unit (EMU) or electric train will have regenerative braking which saves about 35 percent energy. (Image source: zeebiz.com)

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2. Stainless steel coach

2. Stainless steel coach

The new train has stainless steel coach body. (Image source: zeebiz.com)

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3. Air-conditioned driver cabs

3. Air-conditioned driver cabs

It will have air-conditioned driver cabs and ergonomic driver desk. (Image source: zeebiz.com)

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4. Aerodynamically-shaped

4. Aerodynamically-shaped

The EMU has aerodynamically-shaped stainless steel driving end nose. (Image source: zeebiz.com)

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5. CCTV surveillance

5. CCTV surveillance

It will have CCTV surveillance and GPS-based passenger information/announcement system. (Image source: zeebiz.com)

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6. Interior panels

 6.  Interior panels

The new EMU will have screw-less interior panels. (Image source: zeebiz.com)

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7. Toilets

7. Toilets

There will be two toilets in passenger coaches and one toilet in Driving Motor Coach. (Image source: zeebiz.com)

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8. Cushion seats

8. Cushion seats

There will be superior cushion seats. (Image source: zeebiz.com)

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9 Maximum speed

9 Maximum speed

The train will be able to run at a maximum speed of 130 kmph. (Image source: zeebiz.com)

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10. Travelling comfort

10. Travelling comfort

It will have better travelling comfort for passengers and there will be talk back system through which passengers will be able to talk to driver in case of emergency. (Image source: zeebiz.com)