The two engines, hard-wired to act as one, not just provide additional power to the train but also reduce the acceleration and deceleration times of the train significantly, making higher averages speed possible.
A 150 ml cup of tea with tea bag which was initially priced at Rs 7 has been raised to Rs 10, whereas a 150 ml coffee using instant powder has also witnessed a similar hike. However, readymade standard tea will be continued to be sold at Rs 5 per cup.
The incident occurred at around 9 AM near Asfabad railway crossing in Rasoolpur area, nearly three km from here, official said. The train resumed its onward journey after the fault was attended to, he added.