Mumbai,[India] Sept. 11 (ANI
): The final leg of Spanish Talgo train completed Delhi-Mumbai Rajdhani
route trial in less than 12 hours on Sunday.
The train reached Mumbai at around 2:34 a.m.
The final trial to determine if the Spanish Talgo train can slash the journey between Delhi and Mumbai by four hours, delivering passengers at just under 12 hours to their destination, was conducted yesterday.
The train left from New Delhi station at 2:45 p.m. while running at 150 km per hour in its final trial.
Nine super light-weight coaches manufactured by Spanish
firm Talgo, which can hit 200 km per hour, were imported to Mumbai in April.
Meanwhile, the Talgo train reached Mumbai yesterday 18 minutes late in its third trial.
Travelling 1,384 km stretch between New Delhi
, the train at 140 km per hour speed reached 3.15 a.m. instead of scheduled arrival at 2.57 a.m.
The Indian Railways
had conducted the first trial run of Talgo train
s on the Bareilly-Moradabad stretch in Uttar Pradesh, followed by the second trial run was conducted on the Palwal-Mathura section of the North-Central Railway. (ANI