The Country’s Most Powerful Engine Will Pull 150 Cartons Of Goods Train Alone
Indian Railways has achieved great success in transporting more and more goods in less time than goods trains. Indian Railways has now made the country’s most powerful engine WAG 12 engine under ‘Make in India’, which can single-handedly pull a 1.5 km long freight train.
Its biggest feature is that this engine is of 12 thousand horsepower. This will bring a new revolution in the progress of railways, which will open more avenues for development in the country.
This will benefit big industries because it will be the only engine that will pull 150 cartons alone. This engine is the most powerful engine in India.
These engines are being manufactured in Madhepura, Bihar. A target has been set to produce about 800 engines in the country. This rail engine has arrived in Hisar, Haryana. Here loco pilots are being trained to run it. They are being given technical information about it.
Giving information about the country’s powerful engine in Hisar, Hisar Railway Station Superintendent KL Chaudhary said that the trial of the engine has also been successful. The special thing is that a unit has been made by mixing two electric locomotives which will have the power to pull more compartments of the goods train. Talking about 6 thousand horsepower ie one engine, it can pull 58 to 60 cartons of goods train, but this WG12 engine, made from two engines, has the capacity to pull 150 cartons of goods train. It is the most powerful engine in the country.
This engine also reached Hisar on 11 September night and went back the next day itself. On reaching Hisar, loco pilots were also given engine training. The special thing is that the WAG 12 engine alone has the capacity to pull a freight train up to one and a half kilometers. The normal speed of this engine is 100 kilometers per hour but it can also be run at a speed of 120 kilometers per hour. Its length is 35 meters. It has two tanks of one thousand liters of high compressor capacity.
The station superintendent told that this engine will prove to be effective in running freight trains. While this will save time, the loco pilot will also get the best facilities in this engine. The engine will be fully air-conditioned and a toilet-bathroom has also been provided in the engine for the pilots. He told that earlier there were 6 thousand horsepower engines, but this new engine will give a boost to the business world of the country.
News Source: Amarujala