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Railways unveils the first batch of indigenously manufactured Tejas Express locos for 'push-pull' operations

The first batch of indigenous Tejas Express locos for 'push-pull' operations is being unveiled by Railways.

The engine used in Tejas Express in manufactured using latest technology available in West Bengal's Chittaranjan Locomotive Works (CLW).

Indian Railways on October 2nd 2020 flagged off the first batch of indigenously manufactured Tejas Express locos for push-pull operations. 

The Tejas Express locomotives were unveiled in Asansol Railway station.

The engine of Tejas Express is installed with new technology and is manufactured by West Bengal's Chittaranjan Locomotive Works (CLW). The General manager of Chittaranjan Locomotive Works Praveen Kumar Mishra flagged off the Tejas Express locomotives.

Under the Make in India initiative, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal called it a big accomplishment. Taking it to microblogging site Twitter he wrote, 'Yet another significant push to PM @NarendraModi ji's 'Make in India' & Aatmanirbhar Bharat initiatives! Railways unveils the first batch of indigenously manufactured Tejas Express locos for 'push-pull' operations. These are highly advanced & energy-efficient locos.''

This train engine can achieve a speed of 160 kilometers per hour.


Source:  https://zeenews.india.com/india/indian-railways-unveils-indigenously-manufactured-tejas-express-locomotives-2314189.html


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