Mandovi and Konkankanya express trains get German LHB coaches

The LHB coaches have been designed for improved passenger safety and are made up of stainless steel and aluminium which make them lighter

GN Bureau | May 16, 2019


#Mandovi   #Konkankanya   #LHB coaches   #safety   #Konkan Railway  

To ensure safety of passengers and better comfort, Konkan Railway has decided to replace the old coaches of Madgaon Junction-Mumbai CSMT Mandovi express and Madgaon Junction-Mumbai CSMT Konkankanya express with German LHB design coaches.

 
The LHB coaches have been designed for improved passenger safety and are made up of stainless steel and aluminium which make them lighter compared to the conventional carriages. The LHB coaches are longer than the old coaches, thereby increasing the seating capacity .They are equipped with FIAT bogie, which require less intensive maintenance. Each coach also has an advanced pneumatic disc brake system for efficient braking at higher speeds, modular interiors that integrate lighting into the ceiling and luggage racks and wider windows.
 
The hydraulic shock absorber and improved suspension system of LHB coaches ensures greater riding comfort for the passengers compared to conventional rakes.
 
The air conditioning system of the LHB coaches is superior compared to the older rakes and is controlled by a microprocessor which gives passengers better comfort during summer and winter seasons. They are provided with Centre Buffer Coupling (CBC), which ensure greater safety.
 

Comments

 

Other News

Modi-Trump show gives India-US ties new dynamism

In the more than 40 hours of stay in India during his two-day visit, US president Donald Trump exhibited his talents as a politician and also a showman with acumen to provide the Indian audience and Americans back home enough opportunity to stay glued to his activities on the Indian soil. Whether it be his

People-to-people relations the real foundation of Indo-US friendship: Modi

On the second and last day of US president Donald Trump’s India visit, prime minister Narendra Modi said the real foundation of Indo-US friendship is people-to-people relations. Trump, meanwhile, sidestepped the contentious issues of the protests against the new citizenship law, telling a joint press

America loves India, America respects India: Trump

America loves India, America respects India, said US president Donald Trump as he and first lady Melania Trump began their short visit of India from Ahmedabad on Monday, welcomed by prime minister Narendra Modi. The US president was in Ahmedabad, in Modi`s home state of Gujarat, to attend th

2020 is crucial for CPSE: Arjun Ram Meghwal

"The year 2020 is going to be a significant year for India and especially for Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSE), "said the Arjun Ram Meghwal, Minister of State for heavy industries and public enterprises on Wednesday at the 7th PSU Awards and Conference organised by Governance Now on 19th

Vice President springs surprise, speaks in 22 languages

Highlighting the importance of preserving, protecting and promoting Indian languages, the vice president of India, Shri M Venkaiah Naidu spoke in 22 languages at an event to mark International Mother Language Day in New Delhi. He urged all the citizens to take a pledge to promote mother tongue and also lea

Title Insurance: new product for old issues

Real estate is among the priciest investments around. More so for the common man who has to live with the burden of monthly EMIs. Yet, it is an art to discover the real owner of any property. Government and revenue records, which are easily accessible to the public, are not properly maintained. Individual



Archives

Current Issue

Video

CM Nitish’s convoy attacked in Buxar

Opinion

Facebook    Twitter    Google Plus    Linkedin    Subscribe Newsletter

Twitter