The Indian Railways in its process of rapid development & extension has manufactured a high-speed locomotive in West Bengal’s Chittaranjan Locomotive Works which clocks a top speed of 180 km/hr.
On Monday, Railway minister tweeted about manufacturing of a new engine which is set to achieve new heights. In his tweet, Goyal wrote, “This new locomotive produced under ‘Make In India’ initiative, will speed up trains like never before.”
Dankuni unit of West Bengal's Chittaranjan Locomotive Works rolled out its 100th engine.
One of the largest electric locomotive makers in the world, this factory is giving a boost to Make In India initiative. pic.twitter.com/cURuIzWuc5
— Piyush Goyal Office (@PiyushGoyalOffc) August 13, 2019
Talking of speed, earlier, Vande Bharat Express during its trial had clocked 180 km/hr. The train has been manufactured by Integral Coach Factory in Chennai under the Make In India initiative.