Double Stack Long Haul Container Train Operation to be flagged off
Part of: GS Prelims and GS-III – Infrastructure
- On 7th January 2021, Indian Prime Minister will flag off the world’s first Double Stack Long Haul 1.5 Km long Container Train pulled by electric traction from New Ateli -New Kishangarh.
- Double Stack Long Haul Container Train Operation will have an enhanced axle load of 25 tons.
- The design will maximize capacity utilization and uniform distributed and point loading.
- These wagons can carry four times in terms of container units compared to the current traffic on Indian Railways.