Talgo trials

Spain's high speed Talgo train will come to Mumbai as part of the final trials on Tuesday . A senior Western Railway official said, “The train, after departing from New Delhi at 7.55 pm on Monday , will arrive at Mumbai Central station at 10 am.“
This is the third and the last leg of trials. The train will pass via Mathura, Kota, Ratlam and Surat, and will take 12.30 hours, for the whole journey . Rajdhani.Rajdhani takes 16 hours to cover the Mumbai-Delhi distance.
The Delhi-Mumbai Rajdhani Express currently averages a speed of about 85 kilometres per hour while Talgo is expected to run at an average of between 110 and 115 kilometres per hour, which will help it complete the journey in much lesser time.
The nine-coach Talgo train consists of two executive class cars, four chair cars, a cafeteria, a power car and a tail-end coach for staff and important equipment.
The first trial run of Talgo train was held on the Bareilly-Moradabad rail route in on May 29 at a maximum speed of 115 kmph.On July 13, the train successfully completed its trial run by clocking 180 km hr due to its light and advanced technology on Mathura-Palwal route.
The maximum speed of Gatimaan Express is 160 kmhr, Shatabdi Express 150 kmhr and Rajdhani Express is 130 kmhr. The trial are being conducted in a series of phases to test the riding, safety and and stability of Talgo trains.

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