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Watch: Railways breaks another record, operates 2.8-km long ‘SheshNaag’ train – News 24

New Delhi: Days after the Indian Railways created historical past by becoming a member of three trains carrying greater than 1,500 tonnes in an ‘Anaconda’ formation, the Indian Railways on Thursday broke its personal file by working ‘Shesh Naag’, a 2.8-km-long freight train amalgamating 4 empty BOXN rakes.

The South East Central Railway in Nagpur division hooked up long haul freight train named ‘Shesh Naag’ consisting of 4 BOXN that’s 251 wagons hauled by 4 electrical locomotives.

He mentioned, the train had three rakes of 58 wagons and one rake of 59 wagons. The train left Parmalkasa station at 12.20 p.m.

According to railway officers, ‘Shesh Naag’ is the longest train ever to run on Indian Railways.

The entire train received the ability of the 4 railway locomotives consequently. With this formation, Indian Railways will be capable of save time required for the motion of freight trains within the Indian Railways community.

Earlier the railways had run ‘Super Anaconda’ between the Bilaspur and Chakradharpur divisions.

According to railways, on June 30 the SECR joined and ran three trains carrying greater than 1,500 tonnes in a ‘Super Anaconda’ formation.

The ‘Super Anaconda’ three-in-one freight service has 177 wagons and three electrical locomotives with 6,000 HP capability every.

In April this yr, the railways ran a 2-km-long Anaconda train by becoming a member of three items trains between Bhilai and Korba.

Anaconda train makes use of the most recent know-how of Distributed Power Control System (DPCS), the place main engine controls the entire train. The engines within the center assist in hauling the wagons whereas additionally keep the integrity of the rake.

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