The first coach of Spanish trainmaker Talgo’s 9-coach trainset arrived late on Tuesday at the Izatnagar Workshop of North Eastern Railway at Bareilly in Uttar Pradesh.The train had left from Mumbai Port Trust on May 7 and carried on multi-axle trucks called mafis. The rest of the 8 coaches are expected in the next couple of days, said NER officials.NER said that the train will have to be re-assembled at the Izatnagar workshop before being deployed for trials.<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>The wheelset of the first coach of the Spanish Talgo train arriving at Izatnagar Workshop in UP from Mumbai
ALSO READ Spanish train Talgo leaves Mumbai for UPThe trials should start by the end of May or early June. It will be the first time a completely imported trainset is put on trial on the Indian Railways. While the Vehicle Dynamics Simulation report conducted by Talgo on Indian tracks has certified the speed capability of the tracks at 198 kilometre per hour, railway officials told dna the Mathura-Palwal trial will be at standard speed of 180 kmph. “One coach will have oscillograph and other speed trial equipment, and the train will be pulled by a WDP4 or WAP5 locomotive capable of pulling to speeds of 180kmph,The trials will test the stability of the train, its top speed in Indian track conditions and the emergency braking distance. It could herald a new era if the trials are successful ” said an official.