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India's first engineless train to hit the tracks for trials on October 29

Updated : October 26, 2018 09:47 PM IST

India's first engineless train, Train 18 is set to hit the tracks for trials on October 29.

It is developed by Integral Coach Factory (ICF) in a record time of 18 months. It consists of 16 coaches with a seating capacity of 1,128 and can run at a maximum speed of 160 km/hr.

It provides facilities like onboard Wi-Fi infotainment, modern pantry and bio-vacuum toilets.

The estimated cost of Train 18 is Rs 100 crore per rake.
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