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TRAIN 18 NEWS

Chinese firm sole foreign bidder, Railways cancels tender for Vande Bharat trainsets

August 22, 2020 7:26 am

Sources said this was on the cards since it emerged that none of the globally renowned rolling stock manufacturing companies from Europe had participated in the international tender.

Chinese company only foreign player to bid on Train-18 tenders

July 11, 2020 6:08 am

The development on bidding for these train sets — being promoted as indigenous products — comes amid heightened tensions between India and China over a violent face-off between their armies in eastern Ladakh's Galwan Valley last month.

'Make in India needs rethink': Rahul to PM Modi after Train 18 develops snag

February 16, 2019 10:46 pm

A day after it was flagged off by PM Modi, Train 18, came to a dead halt when its brakes jammed in one of the last coaches around 200 kilometres away from the national capital.

Govt plans 100 more Train 18-like trainsets across India

February 16, 2019 9:56 am

"PM Modi has given permission to make 100 more Train 18-like trainsets to run across India in semi high-speed service. We have already started the tendering process for about 30," Piyush Goyal said

Day after launch by PM Modi, Train 18 breaks down 200 km outside Delhi

February 16, 2019 11:19 pm

Train 18 breakdown: The Vande Bharat Express was being brought back to New Delhi from Varanasi for its first commercial run on Sunday when the breaks jammed in one of the last coaches. However, the train will run as per schedule on February 17.