IRCTC Indian Railways: Good News! Local trains run at 110 kmph Now: Railway Board has taken significant steps to work towards speeding up the development of Suburban railway system. On Tuesday (July 30, 2019) the members of the Railway Board said that the speed of the local trains is likely to increase up to twenty percent. In fact, the purpose of this initiative of the railway is to enable both Central Railway and Western Railway to run additional trains on suburban (suburban) routes.
Current Train Speed in India
Let us know that trains currently travel from this route to their average speed of 80-100. However, for such speed it depends on the route route of the train that the signal green is found. Rajesh Aggarwal, member of the Railway Board Rolling Stock said in the matter, “We are seeing improvement in the speed of the Railways in three stages. In the first phase, the speed of local trains will be 110 or more per hour.
According to Rajesh Agarwal, in the second phase, the railway plans to start MEMU services between Mumbai-Nashik, Mumbai-Pune and Bhusawal-Nashik. It has the purpose of completing the journey between the two destinations within two hours. Explain that at the national level the railway will run the first train partially operated by the private operator. The third phase is to upgrade the track and infrastructure work.
Increase speed upto 20 Percent
Agrawal said due to the increase in the speed of trains, the movement of trains would increase by 20 percent. More passengers will be able to reach their destinations. Members of the Railway Board hope that after increasing the speed of the train, there will be an increase of twenty percent in the services of trains on Central Railway and Western Railway. However, officials associated with the railway believe that by increasing the speed, the service of trains will increase up to 5 to 7 percent. It should know that the central railway is 1774, while the Western Railway operates 1367 trains daily.