The Champaran Humsafar Express train has been flagged off by PM Modi. The 12,000 HP freight locomotive from the Madhepura Rail Engine Factory is made in collaboration with France. The train will run between Kathihar and Delhi.
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Champaran Humsafar Express, developed at Madhepura's Electric Locomotive Factory is the all-electric high-speed train, with a capacity of 6000 tonnes, and will run at a speed of 120 km/hr. This will help to reduce the congestion faced by the Indian Railways.
The first big Make-in-India project completed by Alstom Company of France aims to facilitate faster and comfortable journey for the people of north Bihar. It will also bring down operating costs for the Railways, and will significantly cut down greenhouse gas emissions due to 100% electrification of the train.
Champaran Humsafar Express features!
-The train is a fully air-conditioned 3-tier service.
-The train will connect Katihar and Delhi with 15 stops on the way.
-The Express has GPS-based LED display system for giving information on stations, and as well as the speed of the train.