New Delhi: South East Central Railway has made a record of running two km long freight train for the first time in the country by adding three freight trains. In the 'Anaconda Formation', this train was operated between Lajkura and Rourkela in Odisha. Anyone who saw this train on the way was stunned by its length. Three trains were added to it.
The first train had its compartment behind its engine. The engine and coaches of the second train were behind them and the engine and coaches of the third train were behind them. In this way, this wide train was getting strength from three engines. Railway Minister Piyush Goyal, while sharing a video of it on his official Twitter handle, has labeled the train as 'Super Anaconda on track'.
Piyush Goyal wrote that this freight train consisting of 177 wagons loaded with goods is a big leap in the transportation of overweight railways. On giving information, a railway official has said that for the first time in the country, a two kilometer long train has been run. A total of 15 thousand tons of goods were transported by this train. This unique experiment has been done to save time in freight.
Super Anaconda on Track: Taking a major leap in heavy haul operations, Railways has run 177 loaded wagons with three freight trains combined together between Lajkura & Raurkela in Odisha.— Piyush Goyal (@PiyushGoyal)