India’s engine-less train to be on tracks from September 2018
India’s first engine-less train will roll on the tracks from September this year for trial run. The Train-18 is a semi-high speed self-propelled trains like Metro trains and can run at a speed of 160 kmph. All new luxurious T-18 coaches will be replacing existing Shatabdi coaches and coaches of intercity trains.
As per reports , Mumbai may get the first set of T-18 coaches. The coaches may be maintained at the Virar car shed.
The trial is likely to be conducted on the Delhi-Agra-Bhopal stretch.
Train 18 is coming with a number of unique features than the traditional trains already in the Indian tracks.