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AC train trial run still a distant dream

DNMUM380292 | 12/29/2016 | Author : Binoo Nair | WC :354



While messages were being circulated on social media of a purported trial run of the air-conditioned rake between Churchgate and Virar on Wednesday evening, DNA has found that the trials could actually be several weeks away. Even some of the preliminary work that needs to be done before any rake can be tested have yet to be completed.
In reply to a query on the testing, Commissioner of Railway Safety (Western Circle) Sushil Chandra admitted as much. “I have asked Central Railway (where the rake is stabled) for a few clarifications on the rake, and only after I get them can we begin other procedures,” said Chandra. As CRS, Chandra is the top authority when it comes to giving approval for any new type of rake before it is put into operati
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