Based on media reports, there is no electricity in Train 18, 4 coaches and breaks were jammed due to engine failure.
A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave the train 18 a green signal, it came to a dead halt about 200 kilometers away from Delhi on Saturday.
The Vande Bharti Express brought back from Varanasi to New Delhi for its first commercial run on Sunday when one of the last coaches broke the brake.
While releasing an explanation, the Railway Ministry said, “During Varanasi transport, it stopped at Kemrulla station in the National Capital Region after about 18 kilometers after crossing Tundla station.
The issue of communication between the rest of the train due to the last basic unit of 4 coaches and possibly some exterior hit. After this, the safety features in the train have applied the brake. Faults in the train is checked and taken to Delhi. “
The Train thoroughly examined in the New Delhi Maintenance Depot for fixing the faults in the Communication. The train will be able to run as scheduled on February 17.
Long before the train stopped suddenly, the last coaches of Train 18 started making a sound. Suspicious loco pilots have reduced the speed for some time.
Smoke was visible, and a foul smell felt in the last four coaches. Electricity went off in all coaches, and the engineers re-run the train at a speed of 10 km per hour.
Till then, the train is schedule to arrive in Delhi in about 2.5 hours according to on-board information.
The engineer look under the coaches with the torch and other equipment.
Break binding in the railway is not uncommon. The engineer hear calling the senior officials over the problem.
They were describing parking brakes as well as jamming the holding brake. Also, there was “charging failure,” he said.
The engineers finally broke the jam and decided to run the train at a speed of 10 km per hour.
With four boxes of dead load running on it, there was a lot of noise coming on. The problem resumed.
He once again consulted the senior officials and then decided to try it at a speed of 40 km per hour.
When this did not work, the authorities decided to stop it entirely from Kammaula.
Following This they called the Principal Chief Mechanical Engineer Northern Railway, who’s in contact with All the On-board Mechanical Officers, inform the Press and Many Others.
It’s not a commercial run. On Sunday, the train transported to Delhi for the first commercial run. It’s already beyond capacities.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged off Train 18 on Friday. After the terrorist attack in Pulwama, the government decided to keep it a simple matter without any celebrations.
The new train was hollow with flowers or any other decoration. All the festive elements removed along with planned works on the stations along the way.
Railway Board chairman VK Yadav told The Press that flag hoisting is a message that terrorism cannot stop India’s development.
After the train’s rolling, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said that by flagging the train, the country’s fastest, India is sending a message that “India’s people and its armed forces will not bow before terror.”