South East Central Railway SECR (Nagpur Division) have inaugurated its three-phase Electric Supply Mainline Electric Multiple Unit (MEMU) trains on Sept 7. MEMU is a 12 coach train which includes 3 Motor Car an 9 Trailer Car, along with passenger-friendly features.
The train is an upgraded version of the existing single-phase MEMU trains. It is loaded with high advance and equipped features. The rake is equipped with various sensors, which makes it more comfortable and safe for Loco Pilots.
The train will regularly run between Gondia- Chandafort-Ballarshah and Gondia-Balaghaat-Samnapur sections of Nagpur Division.
Fire safety system, LED light, audio-visual systems, information of upcoming station stoppages for passenger and many other facilities are available at the train for the comfortable and safe journey of the passengers. Each coach comprises of computer control which helps in braking operation.
The energy-efficient electric traction propulsion system supported by regenerative braking can save up to 35% energy compared to conventional MEMUs. The energy-efficient units require less maintenance. Divisional Railway Manager (DRM) Shobhana Bandopadhyaya appealed the passengers to take advantage of the new train.
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