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Railways to replace conventional coaches with new ones for better safety

These special coaches have been fitted to improve passenger safety

Press Trust of India  |  Bhubaneswar 

The Railways will soon replace the conventional coaches of the Puri-Ahmedabad Express and the Puri-Howrah Express with Linke Hofmann Busch (LHB) coaches to improve passenger safety. LHB coaches are equipped with 'anti-telescopic' technology which prevents them from crumpling and piling on top of each other in case of an accident, East Coast Railway (ECoR) sources said. These coaches are designed for higher passenger capacity and operate at a speed of up to 160 km per hour. At present trains like Rajdhani Express, Purushottam Express, Duronto and Shatabdi Express are ...

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First Published: Mon, June 12 2017. 14:14 IST
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