WAP 7 is a high speed locomotive indigenously developed by Chittaranjan Locomotive Works. It is capable of hauling trains at speeds ranging between 140 and 160 km per hour. With a maximum speed rating of 205  km/h (IR restricts it to 160 km/hr), the WAP-7 has the highest acceleration figures while hauling mail/express trains. 


Important Trains
  • The Jan Shatabdi Express is a more affordable variety of the Shatabdi Express, which has both AC and non-AC accommodation. The word 'Jan' refers to common people.
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Food & Catering
  • In most of the long distance trains in India, food is provided on-board. Pantry Cars are attached to these trains. Meals are included in the fare on Rajdhani, Shatabdi and Duronto trains, while Indian Railways catering staff come around to collect orders an hour or two before mealtimes.    Read More
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History of Indian Railways
  • The history of rail transport in India began in the mid-nineteenth century. The core of the pressure for building Railways In India came from London. In 1849, there was not a single kilometre of railway line in India. A British engineer, Robert Maitland Brereton, was responsible for the expansion of the railways from 1857 onwards. Read More
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