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Safety commissioner to be given technical presentation on AC rake

DNMUM381127 | 1/12/2017 | Author : Binoo Nair | WC :208

Mumbai: The field trials of the city’s first air-conditioned rake will now begin only after the stakeholders in the construction of the rake give a detailed technical presentation to the Commissioner of Railway Safety (Western Circle) Sushil Chandra. Officials familiar with the development said that the presentation will be a joint effort of the Research Design Standards Organisation (RDSO), Central and Western Railways, the Integral Coach Factory Chennai and the Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL).
The rake has been constructed at ICF-Chennai and its power systems and train management mechanism have been built by BHEL​. “There are several new components to the AC rake, especially the15-tonne AC units in each coach — which is th
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