Talgo Train reaches Mumbai 3 Hours Late

Talgo-train-IndiaNew Delhi: The ‘Talgo’ train started its journey from Delhi on Monday at 7:55 PM and reached Mumbai on Tuesday at 11:40 AM which is three hours behind the schedule. The train was expected to complete the journey of 1,384 km in 12 hours and 35 minutes, and was scheduled to reach the metropolis at 8.31 AM.The train’s third and final phase of trials didn’t go as expected because the train arrived at the destination three hours late.

Further trials of this train are expected to be undertaken on August 5, 8 and 14 on the Mumbai-Delhi-Mumbai sector with higher speeds on curves and increasing to 140 kmph and 150 kmph with each trial.

After further trials and clearances from the Commissioner of Railway Safety, the train is expected to be commissioned by Western Railway around March 2017.

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