Talgo embarks on final trial between Delhi & Mumbai
To reduce the travel time between Delhi and Mumbai to less than 12 hours, the final trial run of Delhi-Mumbai Talgo train at 150 km per hour speed was initiated from Delhi on Saturday. Spanish Talgo train started at 2.45 pm from New Delhi station and is scheduled to reach at Mumbai at 2.29 am early morning on Sunday, said a senior Railway Ministry official. Talgo train with nine coaches aims to reach the destination in 11 hours and 44 minutes at 150 km per hour speed in its final trial. Railways had conducted the first trial run of Talgo trains 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. 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 equipment.