Indian Railways' state-of-the-art Train 18 is here: Check route, speed, all details

Oct 02, 2018, 17:49 PM IST
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Train 18: The much-awaited Indian Railways high-speed train - 'Train 18' is all set to get rolled out by mid-October and to go under the commercial operation in November. The Train 18 is engineless like Metro trains and are self-propelled. The train will be replacing Shatabdi Express over the course. It will be first inducted on the Delhi-Bhopal route. The fair is likely to be a little higher than that of the current Shatabdi Express. Check out the stunning pcitures:

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Train 18: Self-propelled

Train 18: Self-propelled

Train 18 will be self-propelled on electric-traction and does not require an engine to pull it. It is capable of running at the speed of 160kmph. (Image: Zee Business)

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Train 18 Coaches

Train 18 Coaches

Each train set will have 16 coaches. The coaches will have two class - Executive class and second class. The executive class chairs will be fully rotatable. (Image: Zee Business)

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Train 18: Sliding Doors

Train 18: Sliding Doors

Train 18 will have automatic sliding doors for entry into one coach from other. The gangway will be fully sealed just like Metro trains. The entry doors also will be automatic and will have retractable footsteps. (Image: Zee Business)

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Train 18 Flooring

Train 18 Flooring

Train 18 will have halogen-free rubber-on-rubber flooring. (Image: Zee Business)

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Train 18: LED light and Luggage rack

Train 18: LED light and Luggage rack

Train 18 coaches are equipped with modern LED lights. All the coaches will have a luggage rack. (Image: Zee Business)

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Train 18: Fully AC

Train 18: Fully AC

The train will be fully AC chair car with separate footrest for each seat. Even the driver's cabin is fully AC. The train will have large glass windows with concealed roller blinders. (Image: Zee Business)

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Train 18 Interior

Train 18 Interior

The interior of the Train 18 is not only luxurious but also well designed and uses an array of colours. (Image: Zee Business)

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Train 18 Passenger Amenities

Train 18 Passenger Amenities

Train 18: There will be space for a wheelchair near the driving coach. There is space in every coach for the movement of the wheelchair. The train will also have modular toilet with bio-vacuum system. (Image: Zee Business)

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Train 18 Charging Ports

Train 18 Charging Ports

Train 18: Each pair of the chair car seat will have two charging ports for the convenient of both the passengers.  (Image: Zee Business)

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Train 18 Security

Train 18 Security

To enhance passenger security, the Train 18 coaches will have CCTV camera. (Image: Zee Business)

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