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10 things to know about India’s first engineless train, T-18

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10 things to know about India's first engineless train, T-18
Source: businesstoday

India’s first engineless, “Train 18”, was rolled out on the 29th of October. Indian Railways has over time served its people with a variety of trains and luxurious facilities at cheap prices. The latest rollout is the production of the Integral Coach Factory in Chennai. The self-propelled train is said to have cost around Rs 100 crores.

Here are the top ten things to know about T-18 :

1. Automatic doors and sliding footstep
The T-18 comes with automated sliding doors. If that was not enough, even the footstep has been powered with automation.

2. Why Train 18?
The train has been codenamed, “Train 18”, as it has been made this year(2018).

3. How many can it accommodate?
The train comes with 16 coaches, 2 executive and 14 non-executive chair cars. In all, it comes with a capacity for around 1100 people.

4. Comfortable for Differently abled
Person With Disability will find it easier to travel with T-18 due it is ample space and disabled-friendly toilets.

5. Security measures
The train is equipped with CCTV cameras in every compartment. The automatic doors of the train open only when the train has halted.

6. Sanitation no issue
The bathrooms in T-18 have been equipped with bio-vacuum toilets, making them hygiene in comparison to most of the other trains.

The train is more spacious than its predecessors. The connecting area, as well as the luggage space, have more than enough space to meet the needs of the passengers.

8. 360-degree rotating seats
In the executive coaches, the rotating seats are fitted. These seats can be rolled completely. 360 degrees? Yes.

9. Route of T-18?
The train is expected to run in place Delhi-Bhopal Shatabdi Express.

10. Other features
Halogen-free flooring, LED lighting has also been introduced in T-18.

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