Trial of Talgo Train
The main features of Talgo Coaches are:-
(i) Natural tilting leading to higher speed on curves.
(ii) Independent Axle-less wheels.
(iii) Lightweight Aluminium body coaches.
(iv) Disc brake system.
(v) Articulated wheels to keep wheel parallel to track.
(vi) Integrated suspension.
(vii) Enhanced passenger comfort.
(viii) Designed for operational speed of 200 kmph.
Presently there is no proposal to purchase Talgo coaches. As such, purchase cost is not available.
This Press Release is based on the information given by the Minister of State for Railways Shri Rajen Gohain in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha on 27.07.2016 (Wednesday).