With the rise of great techs for vehicles and engines, the role of trains has a prominent part in everyone’s life. Considering the safety, usage, environment, and other factors let us take a brief account of the top ten technologies for a train.
1. DEEN DAYALU COACHES
The railways have introduced the Deen Dayalu technology for the modern unreserved compartments with facilities like bio-toilets, mobile charging points, and potable water. Deen Dayalu coaches also have developed the provisions of cushion luggage racks and hand hold doorway.
Conscious of health and environmental facilities, the railways have developed bio-toilets in many coaches. The railways even have the ideas to increase the use of bio-diesel to focus on clean fuel and wind energy.
3. TALGO-BULLET TRAINS
Talgo is made in Spanish which is a light train consuming less energy by thirty percent. Talgo train has two Executive Class Cars, a cafeteria, four Chair Cars, a power car, and a tail end car for staffs and train equipment.
4. CNG TRAINS
The CNG trains were introduced with the aim of having a clean environment. The first CNG train was for the Northern Zone between Rewari and Rohtak. The CNG technology will be helpful to reduce the emissions of gases and consumption of diesel. By fumigation technology, the train service has modified 1400 HP engine for CNG.
5. EXECUTIVE LOUNGES
The executive waiting lounges can be booked online itself in IRCTC websites. The suites have several facilities to feel like a home with luxuries hotel. The waiting lounge has tied-up with Leela Palace and other familiar hotels.
6. TRAVEL KHANA
Usually, people will assume that the catering in railways is in poor quality. But travel khan aims for the opposite. Travel Khana is a food market which is permitting the passengers to purchase the foods as they wish from the various restaurants on its platform.
7. OPERATION FIVE MINUTES
The Operation augments service will save the time duration for getting train tickets. The operation service will allow for being the maximum time taking tickets only five minutes. In all the zones the citizen’s charter is mandatory.
8. PROJECT NILGIRI
Project Nilgiri comes with free Wi-Fi hotspot for the passengers. Google and Indian Railways had taken partnership together for this project. The Wi-Fi facility is available in more than 400 railway stations. The travelers can avail this opportunity by just giving their mobile number and one-time password by SMS.
9. GATIMAN EXPRESS
Gatiman express is a high-speed train that covers the distance of 200 km from Delhi and Agra in just 100 minutes. The train includes two executive AC chair car and eight AC cars with automatic fire alarm, high power emergency braking system, and GPS passenger information system with modern sliding doors.
Maglev is a train running on two sets of magnets, where one is for pushing the train from the track, and another one is for floating it. Maglev is as equal as high-speed trains and airplanes. The train will travel only by the control of magnets with its speed. These types of trains are smoother than the regular conventional trains.