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Indian Railways manufactures high speed locomotive in West Bengal

Kolkata: Union Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal said on Monday that Indian Railways has manufactured a high-speed locomotive in West Bengal’s Chittaranjan Locomotive Works (CLW), achieving a top speed of 180 km per hour.

The minister also mentioned that the new locomotive is produced under the “Make in India” initiative of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government.

Piyush Goyal on Twitter tweeted, “Railways has manufactured a high speed locomotive in West Bengal’s Chittaranjan Locomotive Works, achieving a top speed of 180 km/hr. This new locomotive produced under ‘Make In India’ initiative, will speed up trains like never before”.

The union minister also attached a video with his tweet, displaying the speed at which the train is running through a speedometer.

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