Indian Railways is conducting high speed trials between Ambala and Saharanpur stations of Northern Railway today and tomorrow.
The route proving run is being done to increase the speed of trains in this section from 110 kmph to 130 kmph. The details of the trials are as given below:-
|Date||Time||Speed in kmph||From||To|
|20-10-2020||10 hrs-11 hrs||120||Saharanpur||Ambala Cantt|
|20-10-2020||12 hrs-13 hrs||130||Ambala Cantt||Saharanpur|
|20-10-2020||14hrs- 15 hrs||130||Saharanpur||Ambala Cantt|
|20-10-2020||16 hrs-17 hrs||135||Ambala Cantt||Saharanpur|
|21-10-2020||10 hrs-11 hrs||140||Ambala Cantt||Saharanpur|
|21-10-2020||12 hrs-13 hrs||140||Saharanpur||Ambala Cantt|
|21-10-2020||14hrs- 15 hrs||143||Ambala Cantt||Saharanpur|
|21-10-2020||16 hrs-17 hrs||143||Saharanpur||Ambala Cantt|
The trails will be conducted by a train with HB coaches powered by an electric loco fit to run at 160 kmph.
It will have SLR coaches (2nd class luggage /parcel van) on both sides besides an inspection carriage as the last vehicle.
Necessary safety instructions such as safety at gates, trespassing, track maintainers working, vulnerable locations besides no train in the opposite direction have been issued.