Super Vasuki: Indian Railways has created a new record by running Super Vasuki Special freight train on the 75th anniversary of Independence Day. The special thing about this train named Super Vasuki was that it was a 3.5 km long train with 6 engines and 295 coaches, which was operated between Korba in Chhattisgarh and Rajnandgaon in Nagpur. It is the heaviest and longest freight train ever run by the Indian Railways.
South East Central Railway runs ‘Super Vasuki’
Indian Railways has done wonders by running a 3.5 km long train. The Super Vasuki train was run by the South East Central Railway of the Indian Railways and covered a distance of about 267 km with 295 wagons. Let us inform that running the special train Super Vasuki consisting of five rakes of goods trains became a part of the program ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’.
Railway Minister Ashnini Vaishnav has shared the video on his Twitter handle showing this train running away from speed. Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnav shared a video of a train crossing Kothari Road station in Chhattisgarh in which Super Vasuki took around four minutes to cross this station.
What was the train time table and special things
Super Vasuki goods train carrying 295 wagons was flagged off by South East Central Railway from Korba at 1.50 pm.
The train took 11 hours 20 minutes to cover a distance of 267 km.
Super Vasuki is a 3.5 km long Pentahall.
It had 295 loaded wagons and a rear load of about 27,000 tonnes.
The load carried by Super Vasuki was enough to run a 3000 MW power plant for a full day.
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