Super SheshNaag Train: Indian Railways has prepared the country’s longest ‘Super Sheshnag’ freight train. After the success of Sheshnag train, Bilaspur Division of South East Central Railway Zone recently ran it. As a Super Sheshnag train, 4 freight trains were run together, with a total load of 20906 tonnes.
The Super Sheshnag train is the longest train running on the Indian railway network. It has a total of 4 engines. Railway Minister Piyush Goyal has also patted the Railways on this achievement. The Rale Minister tweeted, ‘After the success of Sheshnag train in Maldhulai,’ Super Sheshnag ‘was successfully operated by Indian Railways. This train made its first journey from Korba, Chhattisgarh with a total load of 20,906 tonnes of 4 loaded freight trains.
Another feather in its cap:
After successful running of ‘SHESHNAG’ now, Bilaspur Division of SECR operated ‘SUPER SHESHNAG’- First ever long haul of 4 loaded trains from Korba with total load of 20906 tonnes. pic.twitter.com/fjihbjzmNM
— Ministry of Railways (@RailMinIndia) January 6, 2021
Went from Nagpur to Korba on 2 July
Earlier, Nagpur Division of South East Central Railway operated the “Sheshnag” train with 4 empty racks measuring 2.8 km long and 251 wagons on 2 July 2020. The train was then run from Nagpur division to Korba in Bilaspur division. The train had traveled more than 250 km to its destination.