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Double Stack Long Haul Container Train Operation to be flagged off

  • IASbaba
  • January 7, 2021
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Double Stack Long Haul Container Train Operation to be flagged off

Part of: GS Prelims and GS-III – Infrastructure

In news 

  • 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.

Key takeaways 

  • 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.

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