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First semi-high speed train Gatiman Express flagged off from Delhi

India’s Railway Minister flagged off the country’s First semi-high speed train that would cover the 200 km distance between Delhi and Agra within 100 minutes.

Key Points

  • The Gatiman Express would have a maximum speed of 160 km per hour.
  • Equipped with a 5,500 HP electric locomotive, two Executive AC Chair Cars and eight AC Chair Car coaches, the train has a high power emergency braking system, automatic fire alarm, GPS based passenger information system and sliding doors in the coaches.
  • The passenger amenities have been enhanced by providing better catering service, improved coach interiors with wide windows, bio-toilets besides free multimedia services enabling passengers to view movies, news and so on.
  • Hotspot devices have been installed at coaches to enable passengers to access multimedia services free of cost directly on their smartphones, tablets or laptops.

FAQ about First Semi High Speed Train Gatiman Express Flagged Off Delhi


Which is India’s fastest train?

The Vande Bharat Express, billed as India’s fastest train.It hit 180 kmph during trials.

What is the top speed of Gatimaan Express?

Gatimaan Express is a semi high-speed train which runs between New Delhi and Agra with the maximum speed of 160 km/hr.


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