India launches first 160 km/h ‘semi high speed’ train

The Gatimaan Express is hauled by a WAP-5 electric locomotive.

INDIA: What the ministry describes as India’s ‘first semi-high speed train’ was launched by Minister of Railways Suresh Prabhu on April 5. The Gatimaan Express between Delhi’s Hazrat Nizamuddin station and Agra Cantonment is now the fastest train India, running at up to 160 km/h to give a journey time ...

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