Indian Railways makes history, unveils Train 18, India's first engine-less train; check mesmerising photos
Yet another major milestone has been achieved by Indian Railways on Monday in Chennai and it is a proud moment for the country. It rolled out for the media, India's first engine-less train, the spectacular Train 18. It was green flagged by Ashwani Lohani, Chairman of the Railway Board at the Integral Coach Factory (ICF). This train is capable of running at a maximum speed of 160 kmph, and has been created with the intention of replacing the very popular Shatabdi Express for inter-city travel. Shatabdi trains were introduced in 1988 and run on over 20 routes.